Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 52 43
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 22 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.16% 4.90% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 5.46% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 21
Essex median daily rate £475 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.23% -22.50% -
10th Percentile £416 £255 £363
90th Percentile £563 £517 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Essex median hourly rate - £41.13 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.20% +53.94%
East of England median hourly rate - £41.00 £50.73
% change year-on-year - -19.18% +26.83%

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 613 733 769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 88.07% 89.72% 84.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 498 404
Essex median daily rate £500 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £313 £260 £227
90th Percentile £635 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 130
Essex median hourly rate £34.02 £36.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.50% +89.47% -47.22%
10th Percentile £15.53 £19.96 £15.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £47.52 £45.10
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -46.97% +22.22% +8.00%

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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 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Essex over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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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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 26 May 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
Southend-on-Sea +7 3 £431 -11.54%
Brentwood +3 2 £475 +67.33%
Basildon +7 1 £525 - 4
Colchester - 1 - - 6
Harlow - 1 - -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 20 (90.91%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) Web Services
4 12 (54.55%) TDD
5 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (50.00%) REST
5 11 (50.00%) DevOps
6 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 10 (45.45%) JUnit
7 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
7 9 (40.91%) CSS
7 9 (40.91%) UML
7 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
7 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
7 9 (40.91%) Spring
7 9 (40.91%) Hudson
8 8 (36.36%) FishEye
8 8 (36.36%) Open Source
8 8 (36.36%) Issue Tracking
8 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
8 8 (36.36%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (36.36%) Geospatial Data
8 8 (36.36%) CruiseControl
8 8 (36.36%) GIS
8 8 (36.36%) Scrum
8 8 (36.36%) Kanban
8 8 (36.36%) TeamCity
8 8 (36.36%) Atlassian
8 8 (36.36%) GWT
8 8 (36.36%) JIRA

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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 5 (22.73%) JBoss
2 4 (18.18%) Apache
2 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (9.09%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Geospatial Data
1 8 (36.36%) GIS
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (18.18%) JasperReports
3 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (4.55%) Pentaho
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) JUnit
2 9 (40.91%) Hudson
3 8 (36.36%) CruiseControl
3 8 (36.36%) FishEye
3 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 8 (36.36%) JIRA
3 8 (36.36%) TeamCity
4 7 (31.82%) Maven
5 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 6 (27.27%) Selenium
5 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 5 (22.73%) Ant
6 5 (22.73%) Subversion
7 4 (18.18%) Bitbucket
7 4 (18.18%) CA Gen
7 4 (18.18%) ClearQuest
7 4 (18.18%) Zephyr
8 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
9 2 (9.09%) Gradle
10 1 (4.55%) Calabash
General
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Backend Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) ETL Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Web Content Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Web Services
2 11 (50.00%) REST
3 9 (40.91%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) Spring
4 8 (36.36%) GWT
4 8 (36.36%) J2EE
5 7 (31.82%) Ajax
5 7 (31.82%) SOAP
6 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
6 5 (22.73%) HTML
6 5 (22.73%) JSON
6 5 (22.73%) XML
7 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 4 (18.18%) Apache Flex
7 4 (18.18%) AWT
7 4 (18.18%) JMS
7 4 (18.18%) Middleware
7 4 (18.18%) RESTful
7 4 (18.18%) Swing
8 3 (13.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (50.00%) DevOps
4 9 (40.91%) UML
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (36.36%) Issue Tracking
5 8 (36.36%) Kanban
5 8 (36.36%) Open Source
5 8 (36.36%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
7 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
7 5 (22.73%) RUP
7 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
7 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
8 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) C
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Perl
5 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) Java 8
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP ALM
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Atlassian
2 6 (27.27%) Adobe
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) Google
3 5 (22.73%) Pega
4 4 (18.18%) BEA
4 4 (18.18%) Informatica
4 4 (18.18%) webMethods
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Omniture