Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 171 186
Rank change year-on-year -21 +15 -7
Contract jobs citing OOD 18 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.36% 0.63% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.74% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 9
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +35.71%
10th Percentile £363 £265 £355
90th Percentile £498 £463 £705
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 25 1
East of England median hourly rate £70.00 £62.50 £50.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +23.08% +59.89%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -

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 4,242 4,169 4,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.99% 85.13% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,453 2,422 2,374
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £240 £247 £224
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 270 323
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.97 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.11% +7.88% -
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.99 £13.80
90th Percentile £48.10 £47.55 £46.06
England median hourly rate £20.90 £23.14 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.70% +1.31% +3.82%

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 22 September 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
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 22 September 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 -14 12 £450 +5.88% 1
Suffolk - 5 £450 - 3
Hertfordshire -4 1 £250 -23.08% 3
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 14 (77.78%) Java
3 13 (72.22%) MVC
3 13 (72.22%) TDD
4 12 (66.67%) Android
4 12 (66.67%) RESTful
4 12 (66.67%) XML
5 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (61.11%) Android SDK
5 11 (61.11%) Android Development
5 11 (61.11%) Push Notifications
6 10 (55.56%) Core Data
6 10 (55.56%) GitHub
6 10 (55.56%) Gradle
6 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
6 10 (55.56%) Calabash
6 10 (55.56%) Core Animation
6 10 (55.56%) Pair Programming
6 10 (55.56%) Animation
6 10 (55.56%) JSON
6 10 (55.56%) JUnit
6 10 (55.56%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (50.00%) Mobile App
8 7 (38.89%) OO
8 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (33.33%) SQL
10 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
10 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (22.22%) AngularJS

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 2 (11.11%) JBoss
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) GitHub
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Calabash
1 10 (55.56%) Gradle
1 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
1 10 (55.56%) JUnit
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 3 (16.67%) Android Studio
4 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (11.11%) Maven
4 2 (11.11%) NUnit
4 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Automotive
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Android Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Angular Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Blockchain Architect
3 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 12 (66.67%) RESTful
2 12 (66.67%) XML
3 11 (61.11%) Android SDK
4 10 (55.56%) Core Animation
4 10 (55.56%) Core Data
4 10 (55.56%) JSON
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 2 (11.11%) GWT
7 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) jQuery
7 2 (11.11%) JSF
7 2 (11.11%) Spring
7 2 (11.11%) WCF
7 2 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Animation
2 9 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Native
5 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) MVC
1 13 (72.22%) TDD
2 11 (61.11%) Android Development
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (61.11%) Push Notifications
3 10 (55.56%) OOA/OOD
3 10 (55.56%) Pair Programming
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) DevOps
6 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (11.11%) BDD
7 2 (11.11%) Change Control
7 2 (11.11%) Code Optimisation
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.11%) Release Management
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (77.78%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Kotlin
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Perforce
2 1 (5.56%) Facebook
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter