Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 108 70
Rank change year-on-year +2 -38 0
Contract jobs citing OO 101 98 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.98% 1.91% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.26% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 54 74
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £293 £293 £314
90th Percentile £563 £550 £521
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £41.25 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.07% -1.71%
10th Percentile £38.08 £39.88 £42.30
90th Percentile £55.78 £47.89 £46.60
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% -2.15%

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 4,329 4,343 4,027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.73% 84.49% 83.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,549 2,507 2,323
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £240 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 265 331
East of England median hourly rate £17.71 £30.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.93% -1.61% +31.91%
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.66 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £47.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%

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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 13 November 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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -4 29 £500 +13.64% 8
Cambridgeshire +8 28 £428 +47.41% 82
Hertfordshire -12 20 £438 -2.78% 30
Suffolk +4 14 £375 -6.25% 13
Bedfordshire +3 7 £550 +57.14% 8
Norfolk +7 3 £400 +14.29% 5
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England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 66 (65.35%) Java
2 56 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (34.65%) SQL
4 34 (33.66%) JavaScript
5 33 (32.67%) TDD
6 31 (30.69%) CSS
6 31 (30.69%) Jenkins
7 28 (27.72%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (27.72%) Test Automation
8 27 (26.73%) HTML
8 27 (26.73%) Python
9 26 (25.74%) .NET
9 26 (25.74%) Spring
10 25 (24.75%) Git (software)
11 24 (23.76%) Web Services
12 23 (22.77%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (21.78%) Software Engineering
13 22 (21.78%) J2EE
13 22 (21.78%) Oracle
13 22 (21.78%) C#
14 21 (20.79%) C++
14 21 (20.79%) AngularJS
15 20 (19.80%) BDD
15 20 (19.80%) Unix
15 20 (19.80%) Scrum
16 19 (18.81%) Maven
17 18 (17.82%) MVC
17 18 (17.82%) Linux
17 18 (17.82%) REST
18 17 (16.83%) DevOps

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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 14 (13.86%) WebLogic
2 11 (10.89%) Apache Spark
3 8 (7.92%) Apache
4 6 (5.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (5.94%) JBoss
4 6 (5.94%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.95%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (4.95%) Confluence
6 4 (3.96%) CMS
6 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.97%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.97%) Luigi
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.99%) IIS
8 1 (0.99%) nginx
8 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.98%) Magento
3 1 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.77%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (10.89%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (10.89%) Amazon EMR
3 11 (10.89%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (5.94%) GitHub
5 4 (3.96%) npm
6 2 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.99%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) HTTP
2 5 (4.95%) Internet
2 5 (4.95%) Wireless
3 4 (3.96%) DHCP
3 4 (3.96%) IGMP
3 4 (3.96%) PBX
3 4 (3.96%) RTCP
3 4 (3.96%) RTP
3 4 (3.96%) SNMP
3 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.96%) VLAN
3 4 (3.96%) VoIP
3 4 (3.96%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.98%) SpaceWire
4 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.84%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.89%) Amazon Athena
3 11 (10.89%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (10.89%) Amazon Redshift
3 11 (10.89%) Big Data
3 11 (10.89%) Hadoop
4 9 (8.91%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.92%) NoSQL
6 7 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.94%) MySQL
8 5 (4.95%) Geospatial Data
8 5 (4.95%) GIS
9 4 (3.96%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.98%) Blockchain
11 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.99%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (30.69%) Jenkins
2 25 (24.75%) Git (software)
3 19 (18.81%) Maven
4 15 (14.85%) Selenium
4 15 (14.85%) Subversion
5 14 (13.86%) JUnit
6 12 (11.88%) CA Gen
6 12 (11.88%) Eclipse
7 10 (9.90%) JIRA
7 10 (9.90%) SoapUI
8 8 (7.92%) Jasmine
8 8 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (6.93%) Ant
9 7 (6.93%) Cucumber
9 7 (6.93%) Visual Studio
10 6 (5.94%) AccuRev
10 6 (5.94%) Gradle
10 6 (5.94%) gulp
10 6 (5.94%) Hudson
10 6 (5.94%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (12.87%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Marketing
3 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.97%) Legal
4 3 (2.97%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.98%) Avionics
5 2 (1.98%) Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (61.39%) Developer
2 27 (26.73%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.87%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Big Data Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Data Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.92%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Architect
9 5 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Data Scientist
10 4 (3.96%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Data Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.69%) CSS
2 27 (26.73%) HTML
3 26 (25.74%) .NET
3 26 (25.74%) Spring
4 24 (23.76%) Web Services
5 22 (21.78%) J2EE
6 21 (20.79%) AngularJS
7 18 (17.82%) REST
8 15 (14.85%) XML
9 14 (13.86%) HTML5
9 14 (13.86%) jQuery
10 12 (11.88%) Hibernate
10 12 (11.88%) Spring Boot
11 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET
12 10 (9.90%) CSS3
12 10 (9.90%) SOAP
13 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (8.91%) Node.js
13 9 (8.91%) React
13 9 (8.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.95%) Clustering
3 5 (4.95%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (4.95%) Replication
4 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.97%) User Experience
5 2 (1.98%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.99%) Biotechnology
6 1 (0.99%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.99%) Fintech
6 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.99%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.80%) Unix
2 18 (17.82%) Linux
3 14 (13.86%) Windows
4 6 (5.94%) Solaris
5 2 (1.98%) Android
5 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.99%) Fedora
6 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.67%) TDD
3 28 (27.72%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (27.72%) Test Automation
4 22 (21.78%) Software Engineering
5 20 (19.80%) BDD
5 20 (19.80%) Scrum
6 18 (17.82%) MVC
7 17 (16.83%) DevOps
8 16 (15.84%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (15.84%) Configuration Management
8 16 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (13.86%) Data Modelling
10 13 (12.87%) Problem Management
10 13 (12.87%) RUP
10 13 (12.87%) SOLID
10 13 (12.87%) Waterfall
11 12 (11.88%) Microservices
11 12 (11.88%) Process Improvement
11 12 (11.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 66 (65.35%) Java
2 35 (34.65%) SQL
3 34 (33.66%) JavaScript
4 27 (26.73%) Python
5 22 (21.78%) C#
6 21 (20.79%) C++
7 16 (15.84%) Perl
8 13 (12.87%) PL/SQL
9 12 (11.88%) Java 8
9 12 (11.88%) Shell Script
10 8 (7.92%) Scala
11 6 (5.94%) C
11 6 (5.94%) PHP
12 5 (4.95%) TypeScript
13 4 (3.96%) ES6
13 4 (3.96%) Ruby
13 4 (3.96%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Degree
2 13 (12.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) ECSS
2 2 (1.98%) MIL-STD-1553
3 1 (0.99%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) Active Directory
1 8 (7.92%) Docker
2 6 (5.94%) Firmware
3 4 (3.96%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.96%) KVM
3 4 (3.96%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Ansible
1 4 (3.96%) Kubernetes
1 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.96%) Terraform
2 3 (2.97%) Puppet
3 2 (1.98%) Salt
4 1 (0.99%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) Oracle
2 13 (12.87%) Pega
3 12 (11.88%) BEA
3 12 (11.88%) Informatica
3 12 (11.88%) webMethods
4 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.91%) Adobe
6 6 (5.94%) Google
7 5 (4.95%) IBM
8 3 (2.97%) SAP
9 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.98%) Perforce
10 1 (0.99%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.99%) Coverity
10 1 (0.99%) HP
10 1 (0.99%) Omniture