Period
to 20 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 66 63
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 +12
Contract jobs citing OO 22 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.37% 2.32% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.87% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 14
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -8.11% +40.15%
10th Percentile £315 £320 £274
90th Percentile £538 £575 £520
East of England median daily rate £475 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £39.88 £45.00
% change year-on-year +6.58% -11.39% +12.50%

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 1,310 1,047 1,144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.72% 81.04% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 535 618
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £205 £213 £220
90th Percentile £569 £588 £541
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 67 46
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.84 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.88% -25.18% +14.11%
10th Percentile £10.91 £11.81 £9.63
90th Percentile £46.25 £45.00 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.22 £25.00
% change year-on-year -33.26% +4.88% +13.57%

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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 August 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 August 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 +5 13 £475 -5.00% 7
St Albans - 6 £475 -
Stevenage -14 2 - - 2
Borehamwood - 1 £375 - 2
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East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (59.09%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) Apache
2 12 (54.55%) MVC
3 11 (50.00%) Linux
3 11 (50.00%) Open Source
4 10 (45.45%) PHP
4 10 (45.45%) MySQL
5 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
5 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
6 8 (36.36%) OO PHP
6 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (36.36%) Zend
6 8 (36.36%) Magento
6 8 (36.36%) OOP
6 8 (36.36%) XHTML
6 8 (36.36%) LAMP
7 7 (31.82%) XSL
7 7 (31.82%) HTTP
8 6 (27.27%) JUnit
9 5 (22.73%) Web Services
9 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
10 4 (18.18%) Scala
10 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
10 4 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (18.18%) HTML5
10 4 (18.18%) CSS3

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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 12 (54.55%) Apache
2 4 (18.18%) Apache Spark
3 2 (9.09%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (4.55%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) MySQL
2 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) Amazon Athena
3 4 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (18.18%) Big Data
3 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) JUnit
2 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) Mockito
4 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 2 (9.09%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (9.09%) Redmine
4 2 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (4.55%) EasyMock
5 1 (4.55%) gulp
5 1 (4.55%) Hamcrest
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Avionics
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Magento Developer
3 4 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Big Data Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Data Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Data Scientist
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Data Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Data Scientist
4 3 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) CSS
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) LAMP
2 8 (36.36%) XHTML
3 7 (31.82%) XSL
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) CSS3
5 4 (18.18%) HTML5
6 3 (13.64%) RESTful
6 3 (13.64%) Spring
7 2 (9.09%) .NET
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Handlebars
7 2 (9.09%) JAX-RS
7 2 (9.09%) JMS
7 2 (9.09%) jQuery
7 2 (9.09%) Middleware
7 2 (9.09%) REST
7 2 (9.09%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) MVC
2 11 (50.00%) Open Source
3 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
4 8 (36.36%) OO PHP
4 8 (36.36%) OOP
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Data Science
6 4 (18.18%) ETL
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) UML
7 3 (13.64%) Web Development
8 2 (9.09%) BDD
8 2 (9.09%) Content Management
8 2 (9.09%) CQRS
8 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
8 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) PHP
4 4 (18.18%) C++
4 4 (18.18%) Python
4 4 (18.18%) Scala
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ECSS
1 1 (4.55%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Zend
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Google