Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 185 170
Rank change year-on-year -10 -15 +5
Contract jobs citing OOD 12 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.24% 0.43% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.51% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 17
East of England median daily rate £388 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -10.53% +35.71%
10th Percentile £267 £313 £260
90th Percentile £548 £544 £725
England median daily rate £515 £500 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +25.00% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 2
East of England median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +73.61% +3.60%
England median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.47% +26.67% -1.32%

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 4,277 4,286 4,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.73% 84.40% 83.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,529 2,466 2,322
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £240 £224
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 269 320
East of England median hourly rate £17.71 £30.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.98% -3.23% +31.91%
10th Percentile £12.53 £11.50 £12.79
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.66% +1.39% +4.55%

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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

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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 OOD in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD 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 OOD in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD 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 OOD in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD 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 OOD within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 November 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 -27 5 £375 -11.76%
Suffolk - 5 £450 - 4
Bedfordshire +8 1 £388 +10.71% 1
Hertfordshire +2 1 £250 -42.86% 1
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) OO
3 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) .NET
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) JSON
7 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (25.00%) Android
7 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (25.00%) BDD
7 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (25.00%) RESTful

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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 2 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Blockchain
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) NUnit
3 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
3 2 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Android Studio
4 1 (8.33%) Calabash
4 1 (8.33%) Gradle
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Angular Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Blockchain Architect
2 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Architect
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Product Owner
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
5 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) DHTML
6 2 (16.67%) EJB
6 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) JSF
6 2 (16.67%) JSP
6 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Animation
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Native
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (16.67%) Android Development
6 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Change Control
6 2 (16.67%) Code Optimisation
6 2 (16.67%) OOP
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Kotlin
6 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (16.67%) Google
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Perforce
2 1 (8.33%) Facebook
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter