Period
to 20 February 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 20 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 47 52
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 +10
Contract jobs citing OO 40 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.58% 3.90% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 4.97% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 24
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £508 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.33% +45.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £270
90th Percentile £561 £725 £450
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.13 £50.39
% change year-on-year +9.42% -18.39% +18.56%

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 1,267 1,046 1,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.79% 78.35% 76.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 592 522
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +5.77%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £257
90th Percentile £575 £557 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 53 88
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £23.14 £42.20 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.17% +94.02% -33.08%
10th Percentile £12.96 £11.07 £12.36
90th Percentile £47.43 £53.58 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +6.45% +37.78%

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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 20 February 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 20 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
Watford -8 21 £450 +20.00% 9
Hemel Hempstead 0 1 £450 +20.00% 3
Hatfield -9 1 £550 -18.52% 3
Waltham Cross - 1 £563 -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) .NET
3 16 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 16 (40.00%) Open Source
4 14 (35.00%) TDD
5 12 (30.00%) C#
5 12 (30.00%) Java
5 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (30.00%) BDD
5 12 (30.00%) Kafka
6 11 (27.50%) Analytics
6 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (27.50%) Docker
6 11 (27.50%) Microservices
6 11 (27.50%) MongoDB
6 11 (27.50%) NoSQL
6 11 (27.50%) Node.js
6 11 (27.50%) PaaS
6 11 (27.50%) .NET Core
6 11 (27.50%) Google
6 11 (27.50%) MVC
6 11 (27.50%) Advertising
6 11 (27.50%) Marketing
6 11 (27.50%) Google Analytics
7 10 (25.00%) Linux
8 9 (22.50%) OOP
8 9 (22.50%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (22.50%) Magento
8 9 (22.50%) Ruby

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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 (17.50%) Apache
1 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.50%) nginx
3 2 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Magento
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.00%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (27.50%) Google Analytics
2 11 (27.50%) PaaS
3 2 (5.00%) Boomi
3 2 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) MongoDB
1 11 (27.50%) NoSQL
2 9 (22.50%) Redis
3 8 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (7.50%) MySQL
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (5.00%) DB2
7 2 (5.00%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.50%) JUnit
2 4 (10.00%) Subversion
3 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.50%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.00%) Ant
4 2 (5.00%) Log4j
4 2 (5.00%) Mockito
4 2 (5.00%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Gradle
5 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (2.50%) MSTest
5 1 (2.50%) NUnit
5 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (27.50%) Advertising
1 11 (27.50%) Marketing
2 7 (17.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Architect
2 11 (27.50%) E-Commerce Architect
2 11 (27.50%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 11 (27.50%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Digital Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Magento Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Integration Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) .NET
2 12 (30.00%) Kafka
3 11 (27.50%) .NET Core
3 11 (27.50%) Node.js
4 9 (22.50%) React
4 9 (22.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (20.00%) JSON
5 8 (20.00%) XML
6 7 (17.50%) LAMP
6 7 (17.50%) Web Services
6 7 (17.50%) XSLT
7 6 (15.00%) HTML
7 6 (15.00%) RESTful
8 5 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
8 5 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (12.50%) XHTML
9 4 (10.00%) CSS
10 3 (7.50%) J2EE
10 3 (7.50%) SOAP
10 3 (7.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (17.50%) Fintech
2 5 (12.50%) DataPower
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Digital TV
5 1 (2.50%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) HPUX
3 2 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 16 (40.00%) Open Source
3 14 (35.00%) TDD
4 12 (30.00%) BDD
5 11 (27.50%) Analytics
5 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (27.50%) Microservices
5 11 (27.50%) MVC
6 9 (22.50%) OOP
7 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (17.50%) Analytical Thinking
8 7 (17.50%) OO PHP
9 6 (15.00%) DevOps
10 5 (12.50%) API Development
11 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
11 3 (7.50%) Release Management
11 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
12 2 (5.00%) RAD
12 2 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) C#
1 12 (30.00%) Java
1 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (22.50%) Ruby
3 7 (17.50%) PHP
4 6 (15.00%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) Perl
6 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.00%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Ansible
2 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Google
2 7 (17.50%) IBM
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Zend
4 2 (5.00%) ATG
4 2 (5.00%) Blue Martini
4 2 (5.00%) Dell
4 2 (5.00%) Demandware
4 2 (5.00%) Elastic Path
4 2 (5.00%) hybris
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.50%) Xamarin