Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 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 Design (OOD)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 174 149
Rank change year-on-year +9 -25 +28
Contract jobs citing OOD 24 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.57% 0.49% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.57% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 29
East of England median daily rate £463 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -22.73% +29.26%
10th Percentile £300 £326 £260
90th Percentile £640 £549 £727
England median daily rate £525 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
East of England median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +71.23% -18.69%
England median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% +21.62% -5.13%

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 3,584 4,020 3,745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.63% 85.62% 83.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,104 2,313 2,194
East of England median daily rate £449 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +6.25% -0.62%
10th Percentile £260 £238 £214
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 226 277
East of England median hourly rate £18.75 £34.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.26% +5.38% +6.56%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.13 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.02 £47.60
England median hourly rate £24.08 £24.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +0.33% -2.04% +6.52%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 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
Cambridgeshire +30 18 £513 -2.38% 8
Essex -26 3 £325 -23.53% 1
Bedfordshire +10 2 £419 +19.64% 3
Hertfordshire +3 1 £250 -26.47% 3
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) OO
3 19 (79.17%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (79.17%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (75.00%) Algorithms
4 18 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (75.00%) Memory Management
5 17 (70.83%) Open Source
5 17 (70.83%) Python
5 17 (70.83%) Computer Science
6 16 (66.67%) DevOps
6 16 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (62.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (62.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 15 (62.50%) Workflow
8 8 (33.33%) GitHub
9 7 (29.17%) Amazon S3
9 7 (29.17%) Amazon Glacier
9 7 (29.17%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (25.00%) Confluence
10 6 (25.00%) JIRA
11 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
11 5 (20.83%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (20.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (20.83%) Java
11 5 (20.83%) Scrum
11 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
11 5 (20.83%) Serverless
12 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 4 (16.67%) Google

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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 6 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 19 (79.17%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (62.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (33.33%) GitHub
5 7 (29.17%) Amazon Glacier
5 7 (29.17%) Amazon S3
6 5 (20.83%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (20.83%) Serverless
7 3 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) SonarQube
3 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) AWS Architect
2 7 (29.17%) AWS Developer
3 5 (20.83%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Python Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) HTML5
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (8.33%) JSON
2 2 (8.33%) LINQ
2 2 (8.33%) React
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Core
3 1 (4.17%) EJB
3 1 (4.17%) Google Maps API
3 1 (4.17%) GWT
3 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.17%) JSF
3 1 (4.17%) JSP
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) OO
3 19 (79.17%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (75.00%) Memory Management
5 17 (70.83%) Computer Science
5 17 (70.83%) Open Source
6 16 (66.67%) DevOps
7 15 (62.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 15 (62.50%) Workflow
8 5 (20.83%) Scrum
8 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
9 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 3 (12.50%) Computational Biology
11 2 (8.33%) Analytics
11 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
11 2 (8.33%) Parallel Processing
11 2 (8.33%) SDLC
11 2 (8.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Python
2 5 (20.83%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Kotlin
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Slurm Workload Manager
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (8.33%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (4.17%) Facebook
3 1 (4.17%) Perforce
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter