Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 18 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 Design (OOD)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 151 174
Rank change year-on-year -27 +23 -29
Contract jobs citing OOD 19 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.40% 0.75% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.93% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 7
East of England median daily rate £425 £508 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.26% +35.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £323 £260 £157
90th Percentile £538 £731 £575
England median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 7
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £61.25 £36.00 £31.41
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.20 £50.78
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

OOD 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 4,012 3,675 4,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.83% 81.22% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,313 2,114 2,337
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £260 £217 £238
90th Percentile £587 £544 £575
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 285 396
East of England median hourly rate £33.33 £33.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +10.92% +19.00%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.60 £11.63
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +15.00%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing OOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in the East of England

OOD
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 OOD in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in the East of England

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in the East of England

OOD
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 OOD in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in the East of England

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for OOD in the East of England

OOD
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 OOD within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 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
Essex 0 12 £425 +63.46% 1
Hertfordshire -21 3 £340 -43.33% 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £350 - 1
Norfolk -16 1 £513 -
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 15 (78.95%) TDD
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
3 13 (68.42%) JUnit
3 13 (68.42%) XML
3 13 (68.42%) MVC
4 12 (63.16%) Pair Programming
4 12 (63.16%) OOA/OOD
4 12 (63.16%) GitHub
4 12 (63.16%) RESTful
4 12 (63.16%) Core Animation
4 12 (63.16%) Animation
4 12 (63.16%) JSON
4 12 (63.16%) Push Notifications
4 12 (63.16%) Core Data
5 10 (52.63%) Java
6 9 (47.37%) Android
6 9 (47.37%) Gradle
6 9 (47.37%) Android Development
7 8 (42.11%) Calabash
7 8 (42.11%) Android SDK
8 7 (36.84%) Android Studio
8 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
9 6 (31.58%) C++
9 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
10 5 (26.32%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (26.32%) OO
10 5 (26.32%) iOS Development

OOD
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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) GitHub
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
1 13 (68.42%) JUnit
2 9 (47.37%) Gradle
3 8 (42.11%) Calabash
4 7 (36.84%) Android Studio
5 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 4 (21.05%) Subversion
6 4 (21.05%) Xcode
7 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
8 1 (5.26%) Maven
8 1 (5.26%) MSTest
8 1 (5.26%) NUnit
8 1 (5.26%) Selenium
8 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Android Developer
3 4 (21.05%) iOS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Integration Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 13 (68.42%) XML
3 12 (63.16%) Core Animation
3 12 (63.16%) Core Data
3 12 (63.16%) JSON
3 12 (63.16%) RESTful
4 8 (42.11%) Android SDK
5 4 (21.05%) Cocoa
5 4 (21.05%) iOS SDK
5 4 (21.05%) iPhone SDK
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.53%) CSS
7 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
7 2 (10.53%) LINQ
7 2 (10.53%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (5.26%) Java EE
8 1 (5.26%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Animation
2 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
3 4 (21.05%) iPhone
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
4 2 (10.53%) User Experience
5 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
5 1 (5.26%) Digital TV
5 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (5.26%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Android
2 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) TDD
2 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (68.42%) MVC
4 12 (63.16%) OOA/OOD
4 12 (63.16%) Pair Programming
4 12 (63.16%) Push Notifications
5 9 (47.37%) Android Development
6 5 (26.32%) Extreme Programming
6 5 (26.32%) iOS Development
6 5 (26.32%) OO
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
8 3 (15.79%) SOA
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (10.53%) UML
10 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
10 1 (5.26%) SOLID
10 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) C++
4 4 (21.05%) Apple Swift
4 4 (21.05%) Objective-C
5 3 (15.79%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 1 (5.26%) C
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Google
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Capita
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Pega
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.26%) Xamarin