Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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 Programming (OOP)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 175 165
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +13
Contract jobs citing OOP 37 22 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.72% 0.45% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.55% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 36
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £313 £191 £190
90th Percentile £498 £477 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
East of England median hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.75 £20.30
% change year-on-year -1.64% +125.37% -46.58%

OOP 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 4263 3966 4607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.60% 81.39% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2456 2303 2684
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £232
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 317 397
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.44
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Cambridgeshire -8 10 £325 +64.56% 16
Bedfordshire +2 9 £388 -20.10% 2
Suffolk +19 7 £380 -1.94% 2
Hertfordshire -11 7 £375 +7.14% 6
Essex -12 4 £450 - 1
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) C#
2 17 (45.95%) .NET
3 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 15 (40.54%) HTML
5 14 (37.84%) CSS
5 14 (37.84%) OO
6 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
7 12 (32.43%) SQL
8 10 (27.03%) WinForms
8 10 (27.03%) WPF
9 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
9 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
9 9 (24.32%) Windows
9 9 (24.32%) BDD
9 9 (24.32%) REST
10 8 (21.62%) C++
10 8 (21.62%) MVC
10 8 (21.62%) Web Development
10 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
11 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
11 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.92%) PHP
11 7 (18.92%) MVVM
11 7 (18.92%) HTML5
11 7 (18.92%) CSS3
12 6 (16.22%) Java
12 6 (16.22%) Apache
12 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
12 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure

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 6 (16.22%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) Confluence
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.81%) SQLite
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.41%) Redis
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
2 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.51%) JIRA
4 4 (10.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (10.81%) NUnit
5 3 (8.11%) FxCop
5 3 (8.11%) Moq
5 3 (8.11%) ReSharper
5 3 (8.11%) StyleCop
6 2 (5.41%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.70%) Ant
7 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.70%) FishEye
7 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.70%) Mocha
7 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.70%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) C# Software Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Software Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) UI Developer
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Junior
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Developer
6 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Magento Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.41%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) HTML
3 14 (37.84%) CSS
4 10 (27.03%) WinForms
4 10 (27.03%) WPF
5 9 (24.32%) REST
6 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
6 7 (18.92%) CSS3
6 7 (18.92%) HTML5
7 6 (16.22%) jQuery
8 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (13.51%) Entity Framework
8 5 (13.51%) XML
8 5 (13.51%) XSL
9 4 (10.81%) Dojo
9 4 (10.81%) JSON
9 4 (10.81%) SOAP
9 4 (10.81%) Spring
9 4 (10.81%) Web Services
9 4 (10.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Social Media
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Fintech
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
3 1 (2.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) OO
3 9 (24.32%) BDD
3 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
4 8 (21.62%) MVC
4 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.62%) Web Development
5 7 (18.92%) MVVM
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps
6 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
6 5 (13.51%) SOLID
6 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 4 (10.81%) Analytics
7 4 (10.81%) Business Analytics
7 4 (10.81%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (10.81%) ERP
7 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (10.81%) Open Source
7 4 (10.81%) Progressive Enhancement
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) C#
2 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) C++
5 7 (18.92%) PHP
6 6 (16.22%) Java
7 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
8 3 (8.11%) Ruby
8 3 (8.11%) VB
8 3 (8.11%) VBScript
9 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.70%) ES6
10 1 (2.70%) PHP 5
10 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.70%) Python
10 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) GDPR
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.41%) Zend
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) Workday