Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD 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 Design (OOD)
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 74 81
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 14 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.75% 0.91% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.07% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Essex median daily rate £425 £260 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.46% - -
East of England median daily rate £425 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -10.53% +35.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 4
Essex median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £31.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% +13.35% -1.86%
10th Percentile £61.25 £36.00 £31.33
90th Percentile £63.75 £36.00 £37.25
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year +73.61% +3.60% -7.33%

OOD 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 683 747 945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.59% 85.27% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 451 518
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £225 £249
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 140 144
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £31.70 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +1.44% +5.93%
10th Percentile £12.26 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Essex

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Essex

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Essex

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Essex over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for OOD in Essex

OOD
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 OOD within the Essex 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
Brentwood -10 7 - -
Basildon - 7 - -
OOD
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 Essex region with a requirement for OOD.

1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
1 14 (100.00%) JSON
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (100.00%) GitHub
1 14 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (92.86%) Animation
2 13 (92.86%) Core Animation
2 13 (92.86%) RESTful
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 13 (92.86%) Pair Programming
2 13 (92.86%) JUnit
2 13 (92.86%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) OOA/OOD
2 13 (92.86%) Core Data
2 13 (92.86%) Push Notifications
3 9 (64.29%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) Android
3 9 (64.29%) Gradle
3 9 (64.29%) Calabash
3 9 (64.29%) Android SDK
3 9 (64.29%) Android Development
4 8 (57.14%) Android Studio
5 7 (50.00%) Manufacturing
6 5 (35.71%) Extreme Programming
6 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
7 4 (28.57%) Apple Swift
7 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
7 4 (28.57%) iOS SDK

OOD
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 1 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) GitHub
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (7.14%) Route 53
2 1 (7.14%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (92.86%) JUnit
3 9 (64.29%) Calabash
3 9 (64.29%) Gradle
4 8 (57.14%) Android Studio
5 4 (28.57%) Xcode
6 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Android Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Integration Developer
4 4 (28.57%) iOS Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) JSON
2 13 (92.86%) Core Animation
2 13 (92.86%) Core Data
2 13 (92.86%) RESTful
2 13 (92.86%) XML
3 9 (64.29%) Android SDK
4 4 (28.57%) Cocoa
4 4 (28.57%) iOS SDK
4 4 (28.57%) iPhone SDK
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) Mustache
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Animation
2 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
3 4 (28.57%) iPhone
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Android
2 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
2 13 (92.86%) OOA/OOD
2 13 (92.86%) Pair Programming
2 13 (92.86%) Push Notifications
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
3 9 (64.29%) Android Development
4 5 (35.71%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.14%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) SOLID
6 1 (7.14%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Apple Swift
3 4 (28.57%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft