Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 111 81
Rank change year-on-year +3 -30 -7
Contract jobs citing OO 102 99 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.03% 2.02% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 2.38% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 62 65
East of England median daily rate £475 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.80% -11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £338 £275 £307
90th Percentile £574 £475 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £38.05 £36.25 £32.65
90th Percentile £57.50 £43.75 £50.78
England median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year -1.11% +6.51% +5.63%

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 4,281 4,158 4,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.06% 85.05% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,466 2,408 2,394
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 272 322
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.22 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.26% +4.88% +2.82%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £47.58 £47.95 £46.06
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing OO as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 September 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Essex +1 29 £498 +55.47% 10
Cambridgeshire -1 21 £398 +17.78% 62
Hertfordshire -11 19 £475 +11.76% 21
Bedfordshire +17 18 £525 +50.00% 5
Suffolk -2 12 £415 +3.75% 6
Norfolk +12 3 £450 +20.00% 5
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England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 72 (70.59%) Java
2 50 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (38.24%) CSS
4 38 (37.25%) JavaScript
5 37 (36.27%) SQL
6 35 (34.31%) HTML
7 32 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
8 31 (30.39%) TDD
9 30 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (28.43%) Oracle
10 29 (28.43%) Python
11 28 (27.45%) C++
12 27 (26.47%) Jenkins
13 26 (25.49%) Spring
14 25 (24.51%) MVC
15 24 (23.53%) Web Services
16 23 (22.55%) Git (software)
17 22 (21.57%) Scala
17 22 (21.57%) Hadoop
17 22 (21.57%) J2EE
17 22 (21.57%) Apache Spark
17 22 (21.57%) Big Data
18 21 (20.59%) Amazon EMR
18 21 (20.59%) Amazon RDS
18 21 (20.59%) Amazon Redshift
18 21 (20.59%) Amazon Kinesis
18 21 (20.59%) Data Science
18 21 (20.59%) Amazon Athena
18 21 (20.59%) Amazon EC2
18 21 (20.59%) BDD

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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 22 (21.57%) Apache Spark
2 14 (13.73%) Apache
2 14 (13.73%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.84%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (7.84%) Luigi
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (5.88%) JBoss
5 5 (4.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (4.90%) CMS
6 4 (3.92%) Confluence
6 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.96%) nginx
8 2 (1.96%) WordPress
9 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Magento
2 3 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.96%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 32 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (20.59%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (20.59%) Amazon EMR
2 21 (20.59%) Amazon Kinesis
3 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.90%) GitHub
5 2 (1.96%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.96%) npm
6 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) HTTP
2 2 (1.96%) Wireless
3 1 (0.98%) Internet
3 1 (0.98%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.57%) Big Data
1 22 (21.57%) Hadoop
2 21 (20.59%) Amazon Athena
2 21 (20.59%) Amazon RDS
2 21 (20.59%) Amazon Redshift
3 16 (15.69%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (13.73%) NoSQL
4 14 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (12.75%) Relational Database
6 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 10 (9.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (9.80%) MySQL
8 5 (4.90%) Geospatial Data
8 5 (4.90%) GIS
9 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.96%) Blockchain
11 2 (1.96%) Electronic Patient Records
12 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 27 (26.47%) Jenkins
2 23 (22.55%) Git (software)
3 17 (16.67%) Maven
4 16 (15.69%) JUnit
5 14 (13.73%) Selenium
6 12 (11.76%) CA Gen
7 9 (8.82%) Eclipse
7 9 (8.82%) SoapUI
8 8 (7.84%) JIRA
8 8 (7.84%) Subversion
9 6 (5.88%) Cucumber
9 6 (5.88%) Jasmine
10 5 (4.90%) Ant
10 5 (4.90%) gulp
10 5 (4.90%) Hudson
10 5 (4.90%) IntelliJ
10 5 (4.90%) TeamCity
11 4 (3.92%) AccuRev
11 4 (3.92%) Checkstyle
11 4 (3.92%) Mockito
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Marketing
3 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.92%) Retail
4 2 (1.96%) Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Electronics
4 2 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
5 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.98%) Avionics
5 1 (0.98%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (49.02%) Developer
2 24 (23.53%) AWS Engineer
3 23 (22.55%) Java Developer
4 22 (21.57%) Data Engineer
5 21 (20.59%) Big Data Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Architect
8 6 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Magento Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (38.24%) CSS
2 35 (34.31%) HTML
3 26 (25.49%) Spring
4 24 (23.53%) Web Services
5 22 (21.57%) J2EE
6 19 (18.63%) .NET
7 18 (17.65%) REST
8 16 (15.69%) HTML5
9 15 (14.71%) XML
10 14 (13.73%) AngularJS
11 13 (12.75%) jQuery
12 11 (10.78%) XHTML
13 10 (9.80%) MLlib
14 9 (8.82%) CSS3
14 9 (8.82%) Hibernate
14 9 (8.82%) JSON
14 9 (8.82%) SOAP
15 8 (7.84%) Ajax
15 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET
15 8 (7.84%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (3.92%) User Experience
4 3 (2.94%) Clustering
4 3 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.94%) Replication
5 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.96%) NHS
5 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.96%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.98%) Animation
6 1 (0.98%) Biotechnology
6 1 (0.98%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.98%) Fintech
6 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.69%) Unix
2 15 (14.71%) Linux
3 7 (6.86%) Windows
4 4 (3.92%) Solaris
5 2 (1.96%) Android
5 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (30.39%) TDD
3 30 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (24.51%) MVC
5 21 (20.59%) BDD
5 21 (20.59%) Data Science
6 20 (19.61%) Test Automation
7 18 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 17 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (16.67%) Scrum
9 15 (14.71%) Configuration Management
9 15 (14.71%) DevOps
9 15 (14.71%) Open Source
10 14 (13.73%) Data Modelling
10 14 (13.73%) OOP
11 13 (12.75%) Problem Management
11 13 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (12.75%) RUP
11 13 (12.75%) Waterfall
12 12 (11.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 72 (70.59%) Java
2 38 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 37 (36.27%) SQL
4 29 (28.43%) Python
5 28 (27.45%) C++
6 22 (21.57%) Scala
7 16 (15.69%) C#
8 14 (13.73%) Java 8
9 13 (12.75%) Perl
9 13 (12.75%) PL/SQL
10 12 (11.76%) Shell Script
11 10 (9.80%) PHP
12 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.94%) Groovy
12 3 (2.94%) Ruby
12 3 (2.94%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.96%) C
13 2 (1.96%) ES6
13 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) Degree
2 9 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) ECSS
2 1 (0.98%) MIL-STD-1553
2 1 (0.98%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) Docker
2 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Ansible
1 3 (2.94%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.94%) Terraform
2 2 (1.96%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (28.43%) Oracle
2 13 (12.75%) Pega
3 12 (11.76%) BEA
3 12 (11.76%) Informatica
3 12 (11.76%) webMethods
4 8 (7.84%) Adobe
5 6 (5.88%) Google
5 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.88%) Zend
6 3 (2.94%) IBM
6 3 (2.94%) SAP
7 2 (1.96%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.96%) HP
7 2 (1.96%) Omniture
7 2 (1.96%) Perforce
8 1 (0.98%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.98%) Teradata