Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 16 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 (OO)
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 73 61
Rank change year-on-year -14 -12 -12
Contract jobs citing OO 29 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.68% 3.25% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 3.67% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 17
Essex median daily rate £500 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +25.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £413 £310 £313
90th Percentile £538 £492 £505
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Essex median hourly rate £48.44 £40.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.09% -6.43% +9.62%
10th Percentile £39.31 £39.85 £42.33
90th Percentile £58.62 £44.50 £42.98
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £41.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -4.07% -1.71%

OO 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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 960 708 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 88.72% 88.50% 86.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 481 466
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £224
90th Percentile £600 £600 £530
East of England median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 63 151
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £31.03 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.83% +0.10% -2.90%
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.94 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £63.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year -42.15% -2.42% +31.91%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Essex over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for OO in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Essex region over the 6 months to 16 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
Basildon +10 7 £488 +8.33%
Southend-on-Sea -3 7 £473 -11.68%
Harlow - 3 £475 -
Brentwood -3 1 - -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Essex region with a requirement for OO.

1 26 (89.66%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (68.97%) SQL
4 18 (62.07%) Unix
4 18 (62.07%) Spring
5 17 (58.62%) TDD
6 15 (51.72%) Maven
7 14 (48.28%) Configuration Management
7 14 (48.28%) WebLogic
8 13 (44.83%) Oracle
8 13 (44.83%) J2EE
8 13 (44.83%) PL/SQL
8 13 (44.83%) RUP
8 13 (44.83%) Data Modelling
8 13 (44.83%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (44.83%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (44.83%) Problem Management
8 13 (44.83%) Waterfall
8 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
9 12 (41.38%) Process Improvement
9 12 (41.38%) Test Strategy
9 12 (41.38%) BDD
9 12 (41.38%) CA Gen
9 12 (41.38%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (41.38%) Pega
9 12 (41.38%) BEA
9 12 (41.38%) Informatica
9 12 (41.38%) Shell Script
9 12 (41.38%) webMethods

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 14 (48.28%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
3 5 (17.24%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (17.24%) Confluence
3 5 (17.24%) JBoss
4 3 (10.34%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.24%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (17.24%) GIS
3 5 (17.24%) MySQL
3 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.34%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.45%) JasperReports
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Maven
2 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
3 12 (41.38%) CA Gen
4 11 (37.93%) JUnit
5 9 (31.03%) Eclipse
5 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
5 9 (31.03%) Selenium
6 8 (27.59%) JIRA
6 8 (27.59%) SoapUI
7 7 (24.14%) Ant
7 7 (24.14%) Cucumber
7 7 (24.14%) Subversion
8 6 (20.69%) AccuRev
9 5 (17.24%) Checkstyle
9 5 (17.24%) Gradle
10 3 (10.34%) Hudson
11 2 (6.90%) CruiseControl
11 2 (6.90%) FishEye
11 2 (6.90%) IntelliJ
11 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (17.24%) Marketing
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.34%) Legal
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Crystal Reports Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Integration Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.90%) ETL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) Spring
2 13 (44.83%) J2EE
3 12 (41.38%) Web Services
4 10 (34.48%) HTML
4 10 (34.48%) REST
4 10 (34.48%) Spring Boot
5 9 (31.03%) CSS
6 8 (27.59%) SOAP
6 8 (27.59%) XML
7 7 (24.14%) Ajax
8 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
8 6 (20.69%) GWT
8 6 (20.69%) JPA
8 6 (20.69%) XHTML
9 5 (17.24%) EclipseLink
9 5 (17.24%) Ext JS
9 5 (17.24%) JAX-RS
9 5 (17.24%) OAuth2
9 5 (17.24%) OSGi
9 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Clustering
2 5 (17.24%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (17.24%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Fintech
3 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.45%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Unix
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Solaris
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) TDD
3 14 (48.28%) Configuration Management
4 13 (44.83%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (44.83%) Data Modelling
4 13 (44.83%) Problem Management
4 13 (44.83%) RUP
4 13 (44.83%) Waterfall
5 12 (41.38%) BDD
5 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (41.38%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (41.38%) Process Improvement
5 12 (41.38%) Test Strategy
6 10 (34.48%) Kanban
6 10 (34.48%) Microservices
6 10 (34.48%) Scrum
7 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
8 6 (20.69%) Information Management
8 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
8 6 (20.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) Java
2 20 (68.97%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) PL/SQL
4 12 (41.38%) Perl
4 12 (41.38%) Shell Script
5 10 (34.48%) Java 8
6 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP ALM
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 12 (41.38%) BEA
2 12 (41.38%) Informatica
2 12 (41.38%) Pega
2 12 (41.38%) webMethods
3 9 (31.03%) Adobe
4 5 (17.24%) IBM
5 4 (13.79%) Google
6 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.90%) Perforce
7 1 (3.45%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Omniture