Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 52 48
Rank change year-on-year -45 -4 +22
Contract jobs citing OO 115 160 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.43% 3.60% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 4.43% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 108 94
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -0.31% +0.31%
10th Percentile £269 £274 £263
90th Percentile £550 £565 £575
England median daily rate £488 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +14.71% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 31
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.13 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -17.75% +33.33%
10th Percentile £40.20 £11.30 £36.67
90th Percentile £49.05 £44.06 £62.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +9.76% -4.09% +6.88%

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 3,968 3,614 4,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.00% 81.25% 79.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,287 2,083 2,378
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.95%
10th Percentile £262 £214 £240
90th Percentile £588 £545 £575
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 286 400
East of England median hourly rate £33.92 £33.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +10.83% +21.21%
10th Percentile £11.86 £13.63 £12.48
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £50.59
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Hertfordshire -13 41 £450 -5.26% 43
Cambridgeshire -16 40 £288 -28.13% 82
Essex -31 19 £450 +28.57% 14
Bedfordshire +5 16 £363 -3.33% 5
Norfolk -4 16 £400 -8.57% 9
Suffolk -2 2 - - 8
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England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 81 (70.43%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.00%) TDD
3 44 (38.26%) BDD
4 43 (37.39%) Java
5 39 (33.91%) .NET
6 34 (29.57%) C#
7 32 (27.83%) JavaScript
7 32 (27.83%) E-Commerce
8 30 (26.09%) NoSQL
9 29 (25.22%) Node.js
9 29 (25.22%) Linux
9 29 (25.22%) Spring
10 26 (22.61%) Google
11 25 (21.74%) MVC
12 24 (20.87%) JUnit
12 24 (20.87%) Maven
12 24 (20.87%) MongoDB
12 24 (20.87%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (20.87%) Jenkins
12 24 (20.87%) Docker
13 23 (20.00%) Microservices
13 23 (20.00%) RESTful
13 23 (20.00%) PaaS
13 23 (20.00%) Marketing
14 22 (19.13%) Google Analytics
14 22 (19.13%) Kafka
14 22 (19.13%) Analytics
14 22 (19.13%) API Development
15 21 (18.26%) .NET Core
15 21 (18.26%) Cybersecurity

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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 (12.17%) Apache ServiceMix
2 13 (11.30%) WebSphere
3 11 (9.57%) Apache
4 7 (6.09%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.22%) nginx
5 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.35%) JBoss
7 4 (3.48%) CMS
8 3 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.74%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.74%) Mule
9 2 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.87%) Drupal
10 1 (0.87%) IIS
10 1 (0.87%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.87%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.87%) Smallworld
10 1 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Doxygen
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Magento
2 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.74%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.87%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (20.00%) PaaS
3 22 (19.13%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.74%) Boomi
5 2 (1.74%) GitHub
5 2 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.74%) SaaS
5 2 (1.74%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.87%) IaaS
6 1 (0.87%) npm
6 1 (0.87%) Office 365
6 1 (0.87%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) HTTP
2 2 (1.74%) Internet
2 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.87%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.09%) NoSQL
2 24 (20.87%) MongoDB
3 20 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 10 (8.70%) MySQL
5 10 (8.70%) RDBMS
6 9 (7.83%) Redis
7 8 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.61%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (2.61%) GIS
9 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.87%) DB2
10 1 (0.87%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (0.87%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.87%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 24 (20.87%) Jenkins
1 24 (20.87%) JUnit
1 24 (20.87%) Maven
2 18 (15.65%) Git (software)
3 16 (13.91%) Cucumber
4 11 (9.57%) Subversion
5 10 (8.70%) JIRA
6 8 (6.96%) Ant
7 7 (6.09%) SoapUI
8 5 (4.35%) Gradle
8 5 (4.35%) Selenium
8 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.48%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.61%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.61%) JMeter
10 3 (2.61%) Vagrant
10 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.74%) Mockito
11 2 (1.74%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.74%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (20.00%) Marketing
2 21 (18.26%) Advertising
2 21 (18.26%) Finance
3 3 (2.61%) Automotive
3 3 (2.61%) Games
4 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Publishing
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (67.83%) Developer
2 27 (23.48%) Java Developer
3 23 (20.00%) Architect
4 21 (18.26%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (17.39%) E-Commerce Architect
5 20 (17.39%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 13 (11.30%) Senior Developer
7 11 (9.57%) Digital Architect
7 11 (9.57%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 10 (8.70%) Agile Developer
9 9 (7.83%) C# Developer
10 7 (6.09%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (6.09%) Magento Developer
10 7 (6.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 6 (5.22%) .NET Developer
11 6 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (5.22%) Integration Developer
12 5 (4.35%) PHP Developer
12 5 (4.35%) Software Engineer
13 4 (3.48%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.91%) .NET
2 29 (25.22%) Node.js
2 29 (25.22%) Spring
3 23 (20.00%) RESTful
4 22 (19.13%) Kafka
5 21 (18.26%) .NET Core
5 21 (18.26%) XML
6 20 (17.39%) REST
7 17 (14.78%) CSS
7 17 (14.78%) HTML
8 16 (13.91%) Web Services
9 15 (13.04%) JSON
10 14 (12.17%) Apache Camel
11 12 (10.43%) AngularJS
11 12 (10.43%) XSLT
12 11 (9.57%) J2EE
12 11 (9.57%) LAMP
13 10 (8.70%) Middleware
13 10 (8.70%) SOAP
14 9 (7.83%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) Virtual Team
2 10 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.09%) Fintech
5 5 (4.35%) DataPower
6 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.61%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.61%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.61%) User Experience
8 2 (1.74%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.74%) Life Science
8 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.87%) Clustering
9 1 (0.87%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.87%) FMCG
9 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.87%) Replication
9 1 (0.87%) STB
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.22%) Linux
2 8 (6.96%) Unix
3 5 (4.35%) Windows
4 3 (2.61%) Solaris
5 2 (1.74%) HPUX
6 1 (0.87%) AIX
6 1 (0.87%) Android
6 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.87%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (70.43%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.00%) TDD
3 44 (38.26%) BDD
4 32 (27.83%) E-Commerce
5 25 (21.74%) MVC
6 23 (20.00%) Microservices
7 22 (19.13%) Analytics
7 22 (19.13%) API Development
8 21 (18.26%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (15.65%) Open Source
11 17 (14.78%) DevOps
12 16 (13.91%) OOP
12 16 (13.91%) UML
13 14 (12.17%) Scrum
14 9 (7.83%) OO PHP
15 8 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (6.96%) SOLID
15 8 (6.96%) User Stories
16 7 (6.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.39%) Java
2 34 (29.57%) C#
3 32 (27.83%) JavaScript
4 19 (16.52%) SQL
5 12 (10.43%) PHP
6 10 (8.70%) C++
6 10 (8.70%) Ruby
7 9 (7.83%) C
8 7 (6.09%) Python
9 5 (4.35%) Perl
10 3 (2.61%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.61%) Groovy
10 3 (2.61%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.74%) Scala
11 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.74%) XAML
12 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.87%) Clojure
12 1 (0.87%) Dart
12 1 (0.87%) Rust
Qualifications
1 9 (7.83%) Degree
2 7 (6.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.87%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.87%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (20.87%) Docker
2 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (9.57%) Ansible
2 5 (4.35%) Puppet
2 5 (4.35%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 4 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (22.61%) Google
2 14 (12.17%) Red Hat
3 10 (8.70%) Oracle
4 6 (5.22%) IBM
5 5 (4.35%) CA
5 5 (4.35%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (3.48%) Zend
7 2 (1.74%) Adobe
7 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.74%) Dell
7 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.74%) SAP
7 2 (1.74%) Twitter
8 1 (0.87%) ATG
8 1 (0.87%) Blue Martini
8 1 (0.87%) Capita
8 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.87%) webMethods
8 1 (0.87%) WSO2
8 1 (0.87%) Xamarin