Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 93 51
Rank change year-on-year -18 -42 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 90 112 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.03% 2.37% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 2.78% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 55 110
East of England median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £280 £269 £275
90th Percentile £536 £550 £563
England median daily rate £500 £488 £425
% change year-on-year +2.56% +14.71% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £41.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.38% -15.64%
10th Percentile £40.95 £40.20 £11.30
90th Percentile £49.45 £49.05 £44.06
England median hourly rate £42.75 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +9.76% -4.09%

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 3,789 4,030 3,734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.57% 85.31% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,240 2,321 2,135
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £256 £255 £213
90th Percentile £588 £588 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 230 296
East of England median hourly rate £19.13 £32.33 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.85% -0.52% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.80 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.82 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year +0.27% -2.34% +4.35%

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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 January 2019.

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 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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 -2 27 £475 +5.56% 10
Cambridgeshire -3 24 £443 +53.91% 63
Hertfordshire -14 21 £313 -30.56% 31
Suffolk +12 12 £350 - 6
Bedfordshire 0 3 £500 +37.93% 8
Norfolk -4 2 £363 -9.38% 5
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England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 49 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
1 49 (54.44%) Java
2 33 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 31 (34.44%) SQL
3 31 (34.44%) CSS
4 29 (32.22%) HTML
4 29 (32.22%) TDD
5 28 (31.11%) Jenkins
6 26 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (27.78%) Python
8 24 (26.67%) .NET
9 22 (24.44%) C#
9 22 (24.44%) MVC
10 21 (23.33%) J2EE
11 20 (22.22%) Unix
11 20 (22.22%) Spring
11 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 20 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (22.22%) AngularJS
12 19 (21.11%) DevOps
12 19 (21.11%) BDD
13 18 (20.00%) Maven
13 18 (20.00%) Perl
14 17 (18.89%) Scrum
14 17 (18.89%) Test Automation
15 16 (17.78%) Configuration Management
15 16 (17.78%) Oracle
15 16 (17.78%) WebLogic
15 16 (17.78%) Linux
15 16 (17.78%) Microservices

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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 16 (17.78%) WebLogic
2 9 (10.00%) Confluence
3 5 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (3.33%) CMS
6 2 (2.22%) Apache
6 2 (2.22%) JBoss
7 1 (1.11%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.11%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.11%) Luigi
7 1 (1.11%) nginx
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (7.78%) GitHub
3 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (3.33%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (3.33%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (3.33%) npm
5 3 (3.33%) Serverless
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.11%) Apple Pay
6 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) HTTP
2 4 (4.44%) DHCP
2 4 (4.44%) IGMP
2 4 (4.44%) Internet
2 4 (4.44%) PBX
2 4 (4.44%) RTCP
2 4 (4.44%) RTP
2 4 (4.44%) SNMP
2 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.44%) VLAN
2 4 (4.44%) VoIP
2 4 (4.44%) Wireless
2 4 (4.44%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.33%) SpaceWire
4 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.11%) MySQL
4 7 (7.78%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.22%) Blockchain
8 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.22%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.11%) Big Data
9 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (31.11%) Jenkins
2 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 18 (20.00%) Maven
4 14 (15.56%) CA Gen
5 12 (13.33%) Subversion
6 10 (11.11%) Eclipse
6 10 (11.11%) JIRA
6 10 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (7.78%) Checkstyle
7 7 (7.78%) Jasmine
8 6 (6.67%) Selenium
8 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
9 5 (5.56%) Gradle
9 5 (5.56%) JUnit
9 5 (5.56%) SoapUI
10 4 (4.44%) Cucumber
10 4 (4.44%) Eclipse RCP
10 4 (4.44%) GDB
10 4 (4.44%) Protractor
10 4 (4.44%) Valgrind
General
1 7 (7.78%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Marketing
3 4 (4.44%) Avionics
3 4 (4.44%) Legal
3 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
6 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (75.56%) Developer
2 27 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 11 (12.22%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Magento Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Architect
7 4 (4.44%) C Developer
7 4 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.44%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.44%) VoIP Developer
8 3 (3.33%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Crystal Reports Designer
8 3 (3.33%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.44%) CSS
2 29 (32.22%) HTML
3 24 (26.67%) .NET
4 21 (23.33%) J2EE
5 20 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 20 (22.22%) Spring
6 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET
6 13 (14.44%) Spring Boot
7 12 (13.33%) HTML5
8 10 (11.11%) jQuery
8 10 (11.11%) REST
8 10 (11.11%) Web Services
8 10 (11.11%) XHTML
9 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (10.00%) CSS3
9 9 (10.00%) Node.js
9 9 (10.00%) XML
10 8 (8.89%) Hibernate
10 8 (8.89%) React
11 7 (7.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.44%) Clustering
3 4 (4.44%) Machine to Machine
3 4 (4.44%) Replication
3 4 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.22%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.11%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) Unix
2 16 (17.78%) Linux
3 9 (10.00%) Windows
4 4 (4.44%) Solaris
5 1 (1.11%) Fedora
5 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.22%) TDD
3 26 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (24.44%) MVC
5 19 (21.11%) BDD
5 19 (21.11%) DevOps
6 17 (18.89%) Scrum
6 17 (18.89%) Test Automation
7 16 (17.78%) Configuration Management
7 16 (17.78%) Microservices
8 15 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 15 (16.67%) Open Source
8 15 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 15 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 14 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (15.56%) Problem Management
9 14 (15.56%) Process Improvement
9 14 (15.56%) RUP
9 14 (15.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 49 (54.44%) Java
2 33 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 31 (34.44%) SQL
4 25 (27.78%) Python
5 22 (24.44%) C#
6 18 (20.00%) Perl
7 15 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 14 (15.56%) PHP
8 14 (15.56%) Shell Script
9 9 (10.00%) C++
9 9 (10.00%) Java 8
10 7 (7.78%) Ruby
11 6 (6.67%) T-SQL
12 5 (5.56%) C
12 5 (5.56%) ES6
13 4 (4.44%) Scala
13 4 (4.44%) TypeScript
14 3 (3.33%) Clojure
14 3 (3.33%) F#
14 3 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) ISEB
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) ECSS
1 3 (3.33%) MIL-STD-1553
2 2 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) GDPR
3 1 (1.11%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) Docker
2 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.56%) Firmware
3 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.44%) KVM
3 4 (4.44%) VirtualBox
4 3 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Ansible
1 4 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.33%) Puppet
2 3 (3.33%) Terraform
3 2 (2.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Oracle
2 14 (15.56%) BEA
2 14 (15.56%) Informatica
2 14 (15.56%) Pega
2 14 (15.56%) webMethods
3 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.00%) Zend
5 5 (5.56%) Adobe
6 4 (4.44%) IBM
7 2 (2.22%) Google
7 2 (2.22%) Perforce
8 1 (1.11%) Apple
8 1 (1.11%) Coverity
8 1 (1.11%) Omniture
8 1 (1.11%) PayPal
8 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.11%) WorldPay