Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 44 54
Rank change year-on-year -22 +10 +18
Contract jobs citing OO 27 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.85% 3.63% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 4.50% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 34 17
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.28% +19.44% +42.86%
10th Percentile £323 £333 £263
90th Percentile £543 £713 £518
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
East of England median hourly rate - £41.00 £50.73
% change year-on-year - -19.18% +26.83%

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 1,192 999 1,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.53% 80.63% 78.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 523 540
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £210 £200 £250
90th Percentile £560 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 54 67
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £31.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.24% +14.55% -5.98%
10th Percentile £10.22 £12.30 £12.63
90th Percentile £45.50 £52.88 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -46.97% +22.22% +8.00%

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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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 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
Watford 0 14 £413 -17.50% 8
Stevenage -11 1 - -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 17 (62.96%) E-Commerce
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) Open Source
3 12 (44.44%) Linux
4 11 (40.74%) MVC
4 11 (40.74%) TDD
5 10 (37.04%) Magento
5 10 (37.04%) BDD
5 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (37.04%) MySQL
5 10 (37.04%) Microservices
6 9 (33.33%) HTML
6 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 9 (33.33%) PHP
6 9 (33.33%) Advertising
6 9 (33.33%) LAMP
6 9 (33.33%) Apache
6 9 (33.33%) XHTML
6 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 9 (33.33%) OO PHP
7 8 (29.63%) Analytics
7 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (29.63%) Kafka
7 8 (29.63%) Node.js
7 8 (29.63%) MongoDB
7 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
7 8 (29.63%) PaaS
7 8 (29.63%) Zend
7 8 (29.63%) Google Analytics
7 8 (29.63%) 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 9 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.70%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (29.63%) Google Analytics
2 8 (29.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) SpaceWire
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) MySQL
2 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 8 (29.63%) MongoDB
3 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (14.81%) Redis
5 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.70%) DB2
6 1 (3.70%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) JUnit
2 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.11%) Mockito
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.70%) Ant
5 1 (3.70%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (3.70%) Log4j
5 1 (3.70%) Redmine
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 9 (33.33%) Advertising
2 8 (29.63%) Marketing
3 4 (14.81%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Avionics
4 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Magento Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Architect
3 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce Architect
3 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 8 (29.63%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (25.93%) Digital Architect
4 7 (25.93%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Magento Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
1 9 (33.33%) LAMP
1 9 (33.33%) XHTML
2 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) .NET Core
2 8 (29.63%) CSS
2 8 (29.63%) Kafka
2 8 (29.63%) Node.js
3 7 (25.93%) XSL
4 4 (14.81%) React
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 3 (11.11%) JMS
5 3 (11.11%) RESTful
6 2 (7.41%) JAX-RS
6 2 (7.41%) REST
6 2 (7.41%) SOAP
6 2 (7.41%) Spring
6 2 (7.41%) WireMock
7 1 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) Fintech
1 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Digital TV
2 1 (3.70%) STB
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) HPUX
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) E-Commerce
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) Open Source
4 11 (40.74%) MVC
4 11 (40.74%) TDD
5 10 (37.04%) BDD
5 10 (37.04%) Microservices
6 9 (33.33%) OO PHP
7 8 (29.63%) Analytics
7 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (25.93%) OOP
9 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.81%) Analytical Thinking
11 3 (11.11%) Web Development
12 2 (7.41%) CQRS
12 2 (7.41%) Domain-Driven Design
12 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
12 2 (7.41%) Pair Programming
12 2 (7.41%) Secure Coding
12 2 (7.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 9 (33.33%) PHP
2 8 (29.63%) C#
3 7 (25.93%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) Java 8
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ECSS
1 1 (3.70%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Google
1 8 (29.63%) Zend
2 1 (3.70%) ATG
2 1 (3.70%) Blue Martini
2 1 (3.70%) Demandware
2 1 (3.70%) Elastic Path
2 1 (3.70%) hybris
2 1 (3.70%) IBM