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 3 months to 22 April 2017 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
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 72 69
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Contract jobs citing OO 67 55 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.07% 2.09% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 2.64% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 28
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.15% +26.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £38.63
% change year-on-year +0.59% +9.38%  

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1835 2084 2126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.02% 79.36% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1239 1200
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 116 168
Median hourly rate £37.00 £27.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.13% -15.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 April 2017.

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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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 3 months to 22 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +7 21 £550 +22.22% 21
Cambridgeshire +10 15 £400 +3.22% 23
Essex -13 14 £274 -31.39% 3
Bedfordshire +9 10 £370 - 3
Norfolk +1 6 £375 +1.76% 4
Suffolk +1 1 - - 5
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England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for OO.

1 96 (56.47%) Java
2 94 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (42.94%) JavaScript
4 62 (36.47%) J2EE
5 59 (34.71%) .NET
6 57 (33.53%) HTML
7 50 (29.41%) SOA
8 49 (28.82%) XML
9 46 (27.06%) TDD
10 43 (25.29%) Spring
10 43 (25.29%) Web Services
11 39 (22.94%) Finance
12 38 (22.35%) DevOps
13 37 (21.76%) Adobe
14 36 (21.18%) ASP.NET
15 33 (19.41%) Linux
16 32 (18.82%) SQL
16 32 (18.82%) BDD
17 31 (18.24%) CSS
18 30 (17.65%) Hibernate
18 30 (17.65%) Open Source
19 27 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
19 27 (15.88%) Jenkins
20 26 (15.29%) JSP
21 25 (14.71%) C#
21 25 (14.71%) OOD
21 25 (14.71%) Scrum
21 25 (14.71%) Git (software)
22 24 (14.12%) Information Security
22 24 (14.12%) WebSphere

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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 24 (14.12%) WebSphere
2 15 (8.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 14 (8.24%) WebLogic
4 13 (7.65%) IIS
5 7 (4.12%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.53%) CMS
7 5 (2.94%) Apache
7 5 (2.94%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (2.35%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.76%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (1.76%) Confluence
10 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.59%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.35%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (2.35%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.94%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.35%) Boomi
3 4 (2.35%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.18%) GitHub
4 2 (1.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.29%) SMS
2 5 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.18%) HTTP
3 2 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.59%) Internet
4 1 (0.59%) Intranet
4 1 (0.59%) LDAP
4 1 (0.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.94%) Relational Database
2 21 (12.35%) SQL Server
3 19 (11.18%) Oracle Database
4 18 (10.59%) Big Data
5 15 (8.82%) NoSQL
6 11 (6.47%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (4.71%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (4.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 8 (4.71%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (4.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (4.71%) Oracle9i Database
7 8 (4.71%) Pentaho
7 8 (4.71%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.94%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.94%) MySQL
8 5 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.35%) HBase
10 3 (1.76%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 27 (15.88%) Jenkins
2 25 (14.71%) Git (software)
3 22 (12.94%) JIRA
3 22 (12.94%) Maven
4 21 (12.35%) Ant
5 12 (7.06%) Gradle
5 12 (7.06%) JUnit
6 9 (5.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (4.71%) PVCS
8 7 (4.12%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.53%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.53%) Mockito
9 6 (3.53%) Subversion
9 6 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.53%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.94%) FxCop
10 5 (2.94%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.94%) ReSharper
10 5 (2.94%) StyleCop
11 4 (2.35%) Moq
General
1 39 (22.94%) Finance
2 17 (10.00%) Marketing
3 14 (8.24%) Legal
4 10 (5.88%) Banking
5 4 (2.35%) Automotive
5 4 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.35%) Retail
6 3 (1.76%) Publishing
7 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 91 (53.53%) Developer
2 48 (28.24%) Architect
3 46 (27.06%) Java Developer
4 28 (16.47%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (10.00%) Digital Architect
6 15 (8.82%) .NET Developer
7 12 (7.06%) Java Engineer
8 11 (6.47%) Technical Architect
9 10 (5.88%) Digital Marketing Architect
9 10 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (4.71%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.71%) ETL Developer
10 8 (4.71%) WebSphere Developer
11 7 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (4.12%) Digital Technical Architect
11 7 (4.12%) Pentaho Developer
12 6 (3.53%) Digital Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.53%) Java Architect
12 6 (3.53%) Oracle ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (36.47%) J2EE
2 59 (34.71%) .NET
3 57 (33.53%) HTML
4 49 (28.82%) XML
5 43 (25.29%) Spring
5 43 (25.29%) Web Services
6 36 (21.18%) ASP.NET
7 31 (18.24%) CSS
8 30 (17.65%) Hibernate
9 26 (15.29%) JSP
10 24 (14.12%) JSON
11 23 (13.53%) XSLT
12 22 (12.94%) Apache Flex
12 22 (12.94%) REST
13 19 (11.18%) HTML5
14 16 (9.41%) Ajax
15 15 (8.82%) jQuery
16 14 (8.24%) .NET Framework
16 14 (8.24%) Servlets
17 13 (7.65%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 17 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 16 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.82%) Algorithms
4 11 (6.47%) Mobile App
4 11 (6.47%) Social Media
5 8 (4.71%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.53%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.53%) DataPower
6 6 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.94%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.94%) Web 2.0
8 4 (2.35%) Contactless
8 4 (2.35%) EMV
8 4 (2.35%) User Experience
9 2 (1.18%) Clustering
9 2 (1.18%) PMI
9 2 (1.18%) Replication
10 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.41%) Linux
2 19 (11.18%) Unix
3 12 (7.06%) Windows
4 6 (3.53%) VME
5 5 (2.94%) Solaris
6 3 (1.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (29.41%) SOA
3 46 (27.06%) TDD
4 38 (22.35%) DevOps
5 32 (18.82%) BDD
6 30 (17.65%) Open Source
7 25 (14.71%) OOD
7 25 (14.71%) Scrum
8 24 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (14.12%) Information Security
9 23 (13.53%) MVC
10 19 (11.18%) Enterprise Architecture
11 17 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 16 (9.41%) Analytics
12 16 (9.41%) Complexity Analysis
12 16 (9.41%) Configuration Management
13 15 (8.82%) OOP
13 15 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (8.24%) TOGAF
14 14 (8.24%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 96 (56.47%) Java
2 73 (42.94%) JavaScript
3 32 (18.82%) SQL
4 25 (14.71%) C#
5 15 (8.82%) Clojure
5 15 (8.82%) F#
5 15 (8.82%) Go
5 15 (8.82%) Rust
6 9 (5.29%) C++
6 9 (5.29%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.53%) Scala
7 6 (3.53%) VBScript
8 5 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.35%) Groovy
9 4 (2.35%) Perl
9 4 (2.35%) PHP
9 4 (2.35%) Python
9 4 (2.35%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.76%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.94%) Degree
3 4 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.18%) PMP
5 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.59%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (12.35%) Puppet
2 16 (9.41%) Ansible
3 6 (3.53%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (1.18%) Kibana
5 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (21.76%) Adobe
2 24 (14.12%) IBM
3 23 (13.53%) Oracle
4 5 (2.94%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.94%) Fujitsu
4 5 (2.94%) Google
4 5 (2.94%) Omniture
4 5 (2.94%) SAP
5 4 (2.35%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.35%) Dell
6 3 (1.76%) BEA
6 3 (1.76%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.76%) FatWire
6 3 (1.76%) Informatica
6 3 (1.76%) Pega
6 3 (1.76%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.76%) webMethods
7 2 (1.18%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.59%) Casewise
8 1 (0.59%) Zend
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