The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 27 June 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 Programming (OOP)
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 122 131
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9  
Contract jobs citing OOP 14 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.60% 0.39% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.49% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Median daily rate £288 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.35% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £30.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year +45.00% -38.46%  

OOP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1965 2035 2421
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 83.97% 80.12% 80.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1169 1441
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 160 179
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing OOP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in the East of England

OOP
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 OOP in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in the East of England

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in the East of England

OOP
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 OOP in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in the East of England

OOP
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 OOP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 9 £288 -
Hertfordshire -9 3 £375 -16.66% 10
Cambridgeshire +1 1 - - 8
Essex - 1 - -
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) HTML
2 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
3 14 (53.85%) CSS
4 13 (50.00%) XML
4 13 (50.00%) J2EE
4 13 (50.00%) TDD
5 12 (46.15%) HTTP
5 12 (46.15%) Apache
5 12 (46.15%) OO
5 12 (46.15%) Ajax
5 12 (46.15%) Web Development
5 12 (46.15%) JSON
5 12 (46.15%) Dojo
5 12 (46.15%) jQuery
5 12 (46.15%) HTML5
5 12 (46.15%) Progressive Enhancement
5 12 (46.15%) CSS3
6 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
6 11 (42.31%) JSP
7 9 (34.62%) Java
8 8 (30.77%) Animation
8 8 (30.77%) DOM
8 8 (30.77%) XML Schema
8 8 (30.77%) SAX
8 8 (30.77%) Subversion
8 8 (30.77%) Sass
8 8 (30.77%) LESS
8 8 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (30.77%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

OOP
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 12 (46.15%) Apache
2 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
2 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) DB2
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 8 (30.77%) Subversion
3 4 (15.38%) JIRA
4 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
4 3 (11.54%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (7.69%) FxCop
5 2 (7.69%) Moq
5 2 (7.69%) ReSharper
5 2 (7.69%) StyleCop
6 1 (3.85%) Ant
6 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) UI Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Junior
5 3 (11.54%) Junior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.69%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Database Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) HTML
2 14 (53.85%) CSS
3 13 (50.00%) J2EE
3 13 (50.00%) XML
4 12 (46.15%) Ajax
4 12 (46.15%) CSS3
4 12 (46.15%) Dojo
4 12 (46.15%) HTML5
4 12 (46.15%) jQuery
4 12 (46.15%) JSON
5 11 (42.31%) JSP
6 8 (30.77%) DOM
6 8 (30.77%) LESS
6 8 (30.77%) Sass
6 8 (30.77%) SAX
6 8 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (30.77%) XML Schema
7 6 (23.08%) .NET
8 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
8 5 (19.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Animation
2 4 (15.38%) Social Media
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) TDD
3 12 (46.15%) OO
3 12 (46.15%) Progressive Enhancement
3 12 (46.15%) Web Development
4 8 (30.77%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 8 (30.77%) Prototyping
5 6 (23.08%) Front End Development
6 5 (19.23%) BDD
7 4 (15.38%) Analytics
7 4 (15.38%) Business Analytics
7 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) CRM
7 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 4 (15.38%) ERP
7 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
8 3 (11.54%) DevOps
8 3 (11.54%) MVC
8 3 (11.54%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 9 (34.62%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) VB
5 2 (7.69%) VBScript
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) VB6
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) Atlassian
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat