Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 40 42
Rank change year-on-year -21 +2 +16
Contract jobs citing OO 23 47 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.64% 5.88% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 6.73% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 22
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -24.73% +9.41%
10th Percentile £425 £267 £330
90th Percentile £563 £520 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
Essex median hourly rate £43.75 £41.25 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -11.29% -
10th Percentile £41.63 £39.70 £36.25
90th Percentile £44.88 £43.10 £62.50
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.13 £50.39
% change year-on-year +9.42% -18.39% +25.98%

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 525 698 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 83.07% 87.36% 80.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 461 463
Essex median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £230 £250
90th Percentile £636 £538 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £408
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.03% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 94 125
Essex median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +33.33% -9.87%
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.75 £15.16
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £45.86
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% +8.20% +29.79%

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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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Brentwood 0 5 £450 - 2
Basildon +8 1 £450 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -23 1 £520 +6.67%
Harlow - 1 - -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) Java
2 17 (73.91%) REST
3 15 (65.22%) TDD
4 14 (60.87%) DevOps
5 13 (56.52%) JIRA
5 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (56.52%) Web Services
6 12 (52.17%) Spring
7 11 (47.83%) UML
7 11 (47.83%) C
7 11 (47.83%) JUnit
8 10 (43.48%) Middleware
9 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
9 9 (39.13%) SOAP
9 9 (39.13%) Scrum
9 9 (39.13%) Kanban
9 9 (39.13%) JSON
9 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
9 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
9 9 (39.13%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (34.78%) Geospatial Data
10 8 (34.78%) TeamCity
10 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
10 8 (34.78%) Hudson
10 8 (34.78%) Open Source
10 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
10 8 (34.78%) Issue Tracking
10 8 (34.78%) FishEye
10 8 (34.78%) 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 6 (26.09%) JBoss
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) Mule
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Geospatial Data
1 8 (34.78%) GIS
1 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
2 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
4 4 (17.39%) JasperReports
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) JIRA
2 11 (47.83%) JUnit
3 8 (34.78%) CruiseControl
3 8 (34.78%) FishEye
3 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 8 (34.78%) Hudson
3 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
3 8 (34.78%) Maven
3 8 (34.78%) Subversion
3 8 (34.78%) TeamCity
4 7 (30.43%) Ant
4 7 (30.43%) SoapUI
5 5 (21.74%) Selenium
6 4 (17.39%) Bitbucket
6 4 (17.39%) ClearQuest
6 4 (17.39%) Zephyr
7 2 (8.70%) Gradle
8 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
8 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
8 1 (4.35%) LoadUI
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) C Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C/C++ Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C++ Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Embedded C Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Embedded Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) REST
2 13 (56.52%) Web Services
3 12 (52.17%) Spring
4 10 (43.48%) Middleware
5 9 (39.13%) JSON
5 9 (39.13%) SOAP
6 8 (34.78%) GWT
7 7 (30.43%) Ajax
7 7 (30.43%) CSS
7 7 (30.43%) RESTful
8 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
8 5 (21.74%) J2EE
8 5 (21.74%) XML
9 4 (17.39%) Apache Flex
9 4 (17.39%) AWT
9 4 (17.39%) Java EE
9 4 (17.39%) JMS
9 4 (17.39%) Swing
10 3 (13.04%) HTML
10 3 (13.04%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Device Driver
2 3 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) TDD
3 14 (60.87%) DevOps
4 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (47.83%) UML
6 9 (39.13%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (39.13%) Kanban
6 9 (39.13%) Scrum
7 8 (34.78%) Issue Tracking
7 8 (34.78%) Open Source
8 6 (26.09%) BDD
9 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
10 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
10 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
10 4 (17.39%) OOP
10 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
10 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Test Management
10 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
10 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) C
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) C++
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
5 3 (13.04%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) Groovy
7 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Atlassian
2 5 (21.74%) Google
3 4 (17.39%) Adobe
4 2 (8.70%) CA
4 2 (8.70%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) webMethods
5 1 (4.35%) WSO2