Period
to 22 August 2019

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 6 months to 22 August 2019 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
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 81 67
Rank change year-on-year +37 -14 0
Contract jobs citing OO 61 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.23% 1.37% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 1.67% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 20
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -8.11%
10th Percentile £304 £315 £320
90th Percentile £488 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £49.50 £42.50 £39.88
% change year-on-year +16.47% +6.58% -11.39%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,217 1,316 1,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 84.34% 81.99% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 761 550
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -0.60% +3.75%
10th Percentile £287 £205 £218
90th Percentile £588 £569 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £436 £425
% change year-on-year +3.15% +2.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 98 64
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.04% +3.06% -25.31%
10th Percentile £10.14 £10.97 £11.67
90th Percentile £51.75 £46.25 £42.63
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year - -32.04% +3.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 6 months to 22 August 2019.

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 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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
Watford -6 23 £475 - 3
Stevenage +5 12 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £450 - 1
Royston - 8 £450 -
Borehamwood -2 3 £300 -20.00%
St Albans +1 1 £415 -12.63% 2
Hoddesdon - 1 £225 -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 23 (37.70%) AWS
2 18 (29.51%) Java
2 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.87%) HTML
3 17 (27.87%) CSS
3 17 (27.87%) E-Commerce
3 17 (27.87%) MVC
4 16 (26.23%) GCP
5 15 (24.59%) Azure
5 15 (24.59%) Configuration Management
5 15 (24.59%) PHP
5 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
5 15 (24.59%) Integration Testing
6 13 (21.31%) jQuery
6 13 (21.31%) Ada
6 13 (21.31%) UML
6 13 (21.31%) OOP
6 13 (21.31%) Simulink
6 13 (21.31%) Rational DOORS
6 13 (21.31%) Rational Rhapsody
6 13 (21.31%) AngularJS
6 13 (21.31%) Rational Team Concert
7 12 (19.67%) React
7 12 (19.67%) DevOps
7 12 (19.67%) Microservices
7 12 (19.67%) REST
7 12 (19.67%) Open Source
7 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
7 12 (19.67%) Google

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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 11 (18.03%) Apache Solr
1 11 (18.03%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.84%) Apache
2 6 (9.84%) CMS
3 4 (6.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (6.56%) CoreMedia CMS
4 3 (4.92%) Drupal
4 3 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.92%) nginx
4 3 (4.92%) SilverStripe
4 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.92%) WordPress
5 1 (1.64%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Magento
2 4 (6.56%) Fredhopper
2 4 (6.56%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.64%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 23 (37.70%) AWS
2 16 (26.23%) GCP
3 15 (24.59%) Azure
4 7 (11.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (11.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (6.56%) Algolia
5 4 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (6.56%) Serverless
6 2 (3.28%) npm
6 2 (3.28%) SaaS
7 1 (1.64%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.64%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) MySQL
2 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.92%) BigQuery
5 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Rational DOORS
1 13 (21.31%) Rational Rhapsody
1 13 (21.31%) Rational Team Concert
2 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.03%) git-flow
4 9 (14.75%) JIRA
5 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
5 5 (8.20%) Selenium
6 4 (6.56%) JUnit
6 4 (6.56%) Mockito
7 2 (3.28%) gulp
8 1 (1.64%) Appium
8 1 (1.64%) Calabash
8 1 (1.64%) Gatling
8 1 (1.64%) Gradle
8 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.64%) JMeter
8 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.64%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (11.48%) Retail
2 5 (8.20%) Games
3 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Finance
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (70.49%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) Ada Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Ada Software Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Software Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Java Developer
4 9 (14.75%) PHP Developer
5 7 (11.48%) AWS Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Python Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.28%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (1.64%) CRM Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Hybris Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Magento Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) CSS
1 17 (27.87%) HTML
2 13 (21.31%) AngularJS
2 13 (21.31%) jQuery
3 12 (19.67%) React
3 12 (19.67%) REST
4 11 (18.03%) Java EE
4 11 (18.03%) JAX-RS
4 11 (18.03%) JDBC
4 11 (18.03%) JMS
4 11 (18.03%) JPA
4 11 (18.03%) JSP
4 11 (18.03%) Servlets
4 11 (18.03%) Spring
4 11 (18.03%) Spring Boot
5 8 (13.11%) CSS3
5 8 (13.11%) Laravel
5 8 (13.11%) Web Services
6 7 (11.48%) HTML5
6 7 (11.48%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Android
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) E-Commerce
2 17 (27.87%) MVC
3 15 (24.59%) Configuration Management
3 15 (24.59%) Integration Testing
3 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
4 13 (21.31%) OOP
4 13 (21.31%) UML
5 12 (19.67%) DevOps
5 12 (19.67%) Microservices
5 12 (19.67%) Open Source
6 10 (16.39%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (16.39%) OOD
7 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (14.75%) TDD
8 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
8 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 7 (11.48%) Memory Management
8 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
8 7 (11.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) Java
2 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
3 15 (24.59%) PHP
4 13 (21.31%) Ada
5 11 (18.03%) Python
6 7 (11.48%) Java 8
7 4 (6.56%) C#
8 3 (4.92%) SQL
9 1 (1.64%) Clojure
9 1 (1.64%) Groovy
9 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
1 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.56%) Terraform
3 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.64%) MOM
3 1 (1.64%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Google
2 5 (8.20%) hybris
2 5 (8.20%) SAP
3 4 (6.56%) Adobe
3 4 (6.56%) Elastic Path
3 4 (6.56%) IBM
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.56%) Zend
4 2 (3.28%) EMC
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.28%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.64%) Ariba
5 1 (1.64%) Concur
5 1 (1.64%) Percona