The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 3 months to 24 April 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 (OO)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 45 56
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11  
Contract jobs citing OO 21 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.69% 1.75% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 2.27% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 4
Median daily rate £550 £450 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +47.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £298 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £457 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £38.63
% change year-on-year +0.59% +9.38%  

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 458 573 554
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 80.49% 77.02% 77.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 311 280
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +52.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.66 £8.45 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £49.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Hertfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield - 8 £550 - 4
Watford - 7 £500 - 3
Stevenage - 2 - - 2
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East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (71.11%) Java
3 26 (57.78%) DevOps
4 23 (51.11%) TDD
5 21 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (46.67%) Puppet
6 18 (40.00%) OOD
6 18 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
7 16 (35.56%) BDD
7 16 (35.56%) Ansible
7 16 (35.56%) Data Structures
8 15 (33.33%) Algorithms
8 15 (33.33%) Rust
8 15 (33.33%) Go
8 15 (33.33%) Complexity Analysis
8 15 (33.33%) XML
8 15 (33.33%) Clojure
8 15 (33.33%) F#
8 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 14 (31.11%) JIRA
10 13 (28.89%) .NET
11 12 (26.67%) XSLT
12 11 (24.44%) HTML
12 11 (24.44%) Open Source
12 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
13 10 (22.22%) Gradle
13 10 (22.22%) REST
13 10 (22.22%) Maven
13 10 (22.22%) Ant

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (15.56%) IIS
2 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (8.89%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) Boomi
2 4 (8.89%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.22%) GitHub
3 1 (2.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (11.11%) Big Data
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (31.11%) JIRA
3 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
4 10 (22.22%) Ant
4 10 (22.22%) Gradle
4 10 (22.22%) Maven
5 5 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (11.11%) FxCop
5 5 (11.11%) ReSharper
5 5 (11.11%) StyleCop
6 4 (8.89%) Moq
7 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.22%) GDB
8 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.22%) Subversion
8 1 (2.22%) Xcode
General
1 4 (8.89%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 19 (42.22%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Java Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Integration Developer
5 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (8.89%) AWS Developer
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Database Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) XML
2 13 (28.89%) .NET
3 12 (26.67%) XSLT
4 11 (24.44%) HTML
5 10 (22.22%) REST
6 9 (20.00%) CSS
7 8 (17.78%) JSON
7 8 (17.78%) RESTful
8 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
8 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
8 7 (15.56%) Entity Framework
8 7 (15.56%) RxJava
8 7 (15.56%) SOAP
8 7 (15.56%) Spring
9 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (13.33%) LINQ
9 6 (13.33%) NHibernate
9 6 (13.33%) WCF
9 6 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (13.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Data Structures
2 15 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 6 (13.33%) DataPower
4 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 4 (8.89%) Contactless
5 4 (8.89%) EMV
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.22%) Social Media
6 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) DevOps
3 23 (51.11%) TDD
4 18 (40.00%) OOD
5 16 (35.56%) BDD
6 15 (33.33%) Complexity Analysis
7 11 (24.44%) Open Source
8 9 (20.00%) ATDD
8 9 (20.00%) OOP
9 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
10 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (15.56%) Scrum
10 7 (15.56%) SOLID
11 6 (13.33%) API Development
11 6 (13.33%) MVC
12 5 (11.11%) Code Coverage
12 5 (11.11%) CRM
12 5 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 5 (11.11%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 15 (33.33%) Clojure
3 15 (33.33%) F#
3 15 (33.33%) Go
3 15 (33.33%) Rust
4 7 (15.56%) C#
5 6 (13.33%) VBScript
6 4 (8.89%) SQL
7 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.44%) VBA
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) ES6
8 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (46.67%) Puppet
2 16 (35.56%) Ansible
3 6 (13.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) IBM
2 5 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.89%) Dell
3 4 (8.89%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Zend
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