Period
to 19 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 19 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 66 54 93
Rank change year-on-year -12 +39 +20
Contract jobs citing OO 78 42 74
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.15% 2.92% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 3.52% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 36
10th Percentile £363 £256 £263
25th Percentile £475 £278 £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £580 £325 £425
Median % change year-on-year +78.46% -23.53% +1.19%
75th Percentile £625 £484 £452
90th Percentile £631 £530 £488
England median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
10th Percentile £47.60 - -
25th Percentile £47.75 - £46.25
Median hourly rate £48.50 - £47.50
75th Percentile £54.75 - £48.75
90th Percentile £56.73 - -
England median hourly rate £48.50 £46.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year +5.43% -1.60% +8.72%

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,013 1,193 2,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 81.17% 82.90% 83.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,163 694 1,798
10th Percentile £188 £200 £206
25th Percentile £343 £310 £319
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% - -5.29%
75th Percentile £550 £519 £513
90th Percentile £638 £588 £600
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 121 190
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £13.63
Median hourly rate £16.00 £33.50 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year -52.24% +88.73% +0.28%
75th Percentile £39.50 £46.00 £46.00
90th Percentile £56.20 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.15 £26.81 £20.92
% change year-on-year -6.19% +28.15% -3.87%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing OO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for OO in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OO in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for OO in the East of England

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OO in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for OO in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OO in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for OO in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Hertfordshire -4 40 £550 +80.33% 9
Essex +2 27 £586 +24.02% 7
Cambridgeshire -24 6 £500 +5.26% 22
Suffolk -16 3 £458 +41.86% 3
Norfolk - 2 £425 - 3
OO
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for OO.

1 42 (53.85%) Linux
2 35 (44.87%) DevOps
3 33 (42.31%) OOP
4 32 (41.03%) Social Skills
4 32 (41.03%) AWS
5 29 (37.18%) Jenkins
5 29 (37.18%) Ansible
5 29 (37.18%) Docker
6 26 (33.33%) Terraform
7 25 (32.05%) TDD
8 24 (30.77%) Software Engineering
9 23 (29.49%) Windows
10 22 (28.21%) Python
10 22 (28.21%) SQL
10 22 (28.21%) Web Development
10 22 (28.21%) Artifactory
11 21 (26.92%) SC Cleared
11 21 (26.92%) Security Cleared
12 20 (25.64%) Groovy
12 20 (25.64%) Flask
12 20 (25.64%) Amazon EKS
12 20 (25.64%) Amazon ECS
12 20 (25.64%) Docker Swarm
12 20 (25.64%) Django
13 19 (24.36%) Git (software)
14 18 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
15 17 (21.79%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (19.23%) Software Testing
16 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (19.23%) MySQL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.69%) Confluence
2 3 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.28%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (41.03%) AWS
2 20 (25.64%) Amazon ECS
2 20 (25.64%) Amazon EKS
3 5 (6.41%) GCP
4 4 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (5.13%) Azure
5 3 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) MySQL
2 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.56%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (37.18%) Jenkins
2 22 (28.21%) Artifactory
3 19 (24.36%) Git (software)
4 14 (17.95%) Rational Rhapsody
5 12 (15.38%) JIRA
6 6 (7.69%) Bitbucket
7 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.13%) Checkstyle
8 4 (5.13%) IntelliJ
8 4 (5.13%) Maven
8 4 (5.13%) PhpStorm
8 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (3.85%) CircleCI
9 3 (3.85%) Moq
9 3 (3.85%) PHPUnit
9 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.85%) Travis CI
9 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (2.56%) JUnit
10 2 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 32 (41.03%) Social Skills
2 12 (15.38%) Public Sector
3 8 (10.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.13%) Games
4 4 (5.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.56%) Automotive
5 2 (2.56%) Avionics
5 2 (2.56%) Law
6 1 (1.28%) Finance
6 1 (1.28%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Developer
2 16 (20.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) Software Engineer
4 11 (14.10%) Platform Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) .NET Software Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) C# Software Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.97%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce Architect
9 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (2.56%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) Django
1 20 (25.64%) Flask
2 13 (16.67%) .NET
2 13 (16.67%) FastAPI
3 12 (15.38%) XML
4 9 (11.54%) Laravel
4 9 (11.54%) WCF
4 9 (11.54%) WinForms
4 9 (11.54%) WPF
5 8 (10.26%) .NET Framework
5 8 (10.26%) Spring
5 8 (10.26%) Spring Boot
6 7 (8.97%) JSON
7 5 (6.41%) jQuery
7 5 (6.41%) Symfony
8 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.13%) CSS
8 4 (5.13%) HTML
8 4 (5.13%) J2SE
8 4 (5.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Biotechnology
2 4 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.85%) User Experience
4 2 (2.56%) Online Games
5 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.28%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.85%) Linux
2 23 (29.49%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) DevOps
2 33 (42.31%) OOP
3 25 (32.05%) TDD
4 24 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 22 (28.21%) Web Development
6 18 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
7 17 (21.79%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (19.23%) Software Testing
8 15 (19.23%) UML
9 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
10 13 (16.67%) CI/CD
11 12 (15.38%) SysML
11 12 (15.38%) Test Scripting
12 11 (14.10%) Performance Optimisation
13 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
13 9 (11.54%) Integration Testing
13 9 (11.54%) Parallel Programming
13 9 (11.54%) Prototyping
13 9 (11.54%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) Python
1 22 (28.21%) SQL
2 20 (25.64%) Groovy
3 14 (17.95%) Java
4 13 (16.67%) C#
5 12 (15.38%) C
5 12 (15.38%) C++
5 12 (15.38%) MATLAB
6 10 (12.82%) Java 8
6 10 (12.82%) PHP
7 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.69%) Java 11
9 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.13%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.56%) Ada
10 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.56%) Ruby
11 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) SC Cleared
1 21 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (11.54%) Degree
3 8 (10.26%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Accessibility
System Software
1 29 (37.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (37.18%) Ansible
2 26 (33.33%) Terraform
3 20 (25.64%) Docker Swarm
4 14 (17.95%) Kubernetes
5 4 (5.13%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.56%) Grafana
6 2 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) IBM
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (3.85%) Google
3 3 (3.85%) Zend
4 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.56%) BEA
4 2 (2.56%) Checkmarx
4 2 (2.56%) Informatica
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.56%) New Relic
4 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.56%) webMethods
4 2 (2.56%) WSO2
5 1 (1.28%) Xerox