Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 81 53
Rank change year-on-year +14 -28 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 33 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.32% 2.87% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 3.15% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 16
Essex median daily rate £475 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.44% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £407 £262 £350
90th Percentile £538 £475 £413
East of England median daily rate £475 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Essex median hourly rate £48.44 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.09% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £39.31 £39.80 £27.85
90th Percentile £58.62 £40.00 £41.35
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £39.88 £45.00
% change year-on-year +6.58% -11.39% +12.50%

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 891 794 758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 89.73% 91.06% 84.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 536 387
Essex median daily rate £500 £458 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.17% +30.86% -9.68%
10th Percentile £298 £275 £224
90th Percentile £600 £599 £516
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 60 162
Essex median hourly rate £26.90 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.23% +71.05% -42.42%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.22 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £63.75 £42.83
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.22 £25.00
% change year-on-year -33.26% +4.88% +13.57%

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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 20 August 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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Essex over the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 August 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 +8 9 £450 -10.00% 1
Basildon +6 4 £525 - 1
Brentwood 0 3 £475 +48.44%
Harlow - 3 £475 -
Colchester - 1 - - 3
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East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 29 (87.88%) Java
2 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (54.55%) J2EE
3 18 (54.55%) Unix
4 17 (51.52%) Oracle
5 16 (48.48%) RUP
5 16 (48.48%) Data Modelling
5 16 (48.48%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (48.48%) Configuration Management
5 16 (48.48%) Waterfall
6 15 (45.45%) Process Improvement
6 15 (45.45%) Test Strategy
6 15 (45.45%) Pega
6 15 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (45.45%) WebLogic
6 15 (45.45%) Problem Management
7 14 (42.42%) TDD
7 14 (42.42%) Spring
7 14 (42.42%) Perl
7 14 (42.42%) PL/SQL
7 14 (42.42%) BEA
7 14 (42.42%) Informatica
7 14 (42.42%) Shell Script
7 14 (42.42%) webMethods
7 14 (42.42%) CA Gen
8 12 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (36.36%) Web Services
9 11 (33.33%) Maven
9 11 (33.33%) Jenkins

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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 15 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (12.12%) JBoss
3 3 (9.09%) Apache
3 3 (9.09%) CMS
3 3 (9.09%) Confluence
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (15.15%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (15.15%) GIS
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.03%) JasperReports
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) CA Gen
2 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 11 (33.33%) Maven
3 8 (24.24%) JUnit
4 7 (21.21%) Selenium
5 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 6 (18.18%) JIRA
5 6 (18.18%) SoapUI
6 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
7 4 (12.12%) Ant
7 4 (12.12%) Hudson
7 4 (12.12%) Subversion
8 3 (9.09%) AccuRev
8 3 (9.09%) Checkstyle
8 3 (9.09%) Gradle
9 2 (6.06%) FishEye
9 2 (6.06%) JMeter
9 2 (6.06%) QF-Test
9 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Crystal Reports Designer
4 3 (9.09%) Designer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Backend Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) ETL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Integration Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) J2EE
2 14 (42.42%) Spring
3 12 (36.36%) Web Services
4 10 (30.30%) CSS
4 10 (30.30%) HTML
5 8 (24.24%) XML
6 7 (21.21%) REST
7 6 (18.18%) Ajax
7 6 (18.18%) SOAP
8 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
8 5 (15.15%) GWT
8 5 (15.15%) Spring Boot
8 5 (15.15%) XHTML
9 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
9 4 (12.12%) HTML5
9 4 (12.12%) JSP
10 3 (9.09%) Apache Flex
10 3 (9.09%) Java SE
10 3 (9.09%) JSON
10 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Fintech
4 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Unix
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Solaris
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (48.48%) Configuration Management
2 16 (48.48%) Data Modelling
2 16 (48.48%) RUP
2 16 (48.48%) Waterfall
3 15 (45.45%) Problem Management
3 15 (45.45%) Process Improvement
3 15 (45.45%) Test Strategy
4 14 (42.42%) TDD
5 12 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (27.27%) BDD
8 8 (24.24%) Kanban
8 8 (24.24%) Scrum
8 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
9 6 (18.18%) DevOps
10 5 (15.15%) ETL
10 5 (15.15%) Microservices
10 5 (15.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) Java
2 19 (57.58%) SQL
3 14 (42.42%) Perl
3 14 (42.42%) PL/SQL
3 14 (42.42%) Shell Script
4 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 9 (27.27%) Java 8
6 2 (6.06%) C
7 1 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP ALM
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle
2 15 (45.45%) Pega
3 14 (42.42%) BEA
3 14 (42.42%) Informatica
3 14 (42.42%) webMethods
4 7 (21.21%) Adobe
5 5 (15.15%) Google
6 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.06%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) IBM
6 2 (6.06%) Omniture
7 1 (3.03%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (3.03%) Perforce