Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 167 176
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing OOD 22 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.43% 0.45% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.55% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 18
East of England median daily rate £425 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +35.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £313 £260 £162
90th Percentile £544 £725 £441
England median daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 6
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% +3.60% -7.33%
10th Percentile £61.25 £36.00 £31.39
90th Percentile £63.75 £36.00 £45.14
England median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -1.32% +1.33%

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 4224 3967 4690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.60% 81.41% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2437 2297 2755
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £234
90th Percentile £575 £540 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 312 392
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.48 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +25.90% +3.65%
10th Percentile £11.56 £13.78 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.70 £47.50 £45.45
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

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

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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 18 November 2017.

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

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -10 14 £425 +63.46%
Bedfordshire - 3 £350 -
Cambridgeshire -14 2 £290 -33.71% 3
Hertfordshire -14 2 £438 -27.08% 1
Norfolk - 1 £513 -
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 17 (77.27%) TDD
2 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 15 (68.18%) MVC
3 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
4 14 (63.64%) GitHub
4 14 (63.64%) JSON
4 14 (63.64%) XML
5 13 (59.09%) OOA/OOD
5 13 (59.09%) JUnit
5 13 (59.09%) Pair Programming
5 13 (59.09%) Animation
5 13 (59.09%) RESTful
5 13 (59.09%) Core Animation
5 13 (59.09%) Core Data
5 13 (59.09%) Push Notifications
6 11 (50.00%) Java
7 10 (45.45%) Gradle
8 9 (40.91%) Calabash
8 9 (40.91%) Android SDK
8 9 (40.91%) Android Development
8 9 (40.91%) Android
9 8 (36.36%) OO
9 8 (36.36%) Android Studio
10 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
11 6 (27.27%) C#
11 6 (27.27%) C++
11 6 (27.27%) .NET
11 6 (27.27%) Mobile App

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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 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (63.64%) GitHub
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (4.55%) Office 365
5 1 (4.55%) Route 53
5 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
2 13 (59.09%) JUnit
3 10 (45.45%) Gradle
4 9 (40.91%) Calabash
5 8 (36.36%) Android Studio
6 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
7 4 (18.18%) Subversion
7 4 (18.18%) Xcode
8 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
9 1 (4.55%) Maven
9 1 (4.55%) MSTest
9 1 (4.55%) NUnit
9 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (4.55%) Selenium
9 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Android Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Integration Developer
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) iOS Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 14 (63.64%) JSON
2 14 (63.64%) XML
3 13 (59.09%) Core Animation
3 13 (59.09%) Core Data
3 13 (59.09%) RESTful
4 9 (40.91%) Android SDK
5 6 (27.27%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (18.18%) Cocoa
6 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
6 4 (18.18%) iOS SDK
6 4 (18.18%) iPhone SDK
7 3 (13.64%) CSS
7 3 (13.64%) LINQ
7 3 (13.64%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 2 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Animation
2 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 4 (18.18%) iPhone
4 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
5 2 (9.09%) User Experience
6 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Android
2 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) TDD
2 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (68.18%) MVC
3 13 (59.09%) OOA/OOD
3 13 (59.09%) Pair Programming
3 13 (59.09%) Push Notifications
4 9 (40.91%) Android Development
5 8 (36.36%) OO
6 5 (22.73%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
7 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
7 4 (18.18%) SOA
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (13.64%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (9.09%) SOLID
10 1 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
10 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
10 1 (4.55%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 11 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) Objective-C
5 4 (18.18%) Apple Swift
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Google
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Pega
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) Xamarin