Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 58 60
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +10
Contract jobs citing OO 39 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.43% 3.20% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 4.18% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 16
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +11.43% -13.58%
10th Percentile £350 £315 £294
90th Percentile £556 £725 £508
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -3.51% -5.00% +20.00%

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 1296 1076 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.90% 76.42% 75.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 622 589
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £219 £224 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 53 94
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £23.14 £41.13 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.74% +93.51% +32.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.00 £10.15
90th Percentile £47.25 £53.75 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.02% +29.60% +1.79%

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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 11 December 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 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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 20 £450 +20.00% 4
Hemel Hempstead +2 1 £450 +20.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City -12 1 - -
Hatfield - 1 £550 - 3
Waltham Cross - 1 £563 - 1
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East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) MVC
2 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) .NET
3 14 (35.90%) E-Commerce
4 13 (33.33%) Linux
5 12 (30.77%) TDD
5 12 (30.77%) Open Source
6 11 (28.21%) LAMP
6 11 (28.21%) PHP
7 10 (25.64%) Java
7 10 (25.64%) XML
8 9 (23.08%) Apache
8 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
9 8 (20.51%) BDD
9 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (20.51%) Magento
9 8 (20.51%) OO PHP
9 8 (20.51%) React
9 8 (20.51%) OOP
9 8 (20.51%) XSLT
9 8 (20.51%) CSS
9 8 (20.51%) C#
9 8 (20.51%) HTML
10 7 (17.95%) MySQL
10 7 (17.95%) JSON
10 7 (17.95%) Refactoring
10 7 (17.95%) Ansible
10 7 (17.95%) Docker
10 7 (17.95%) Relational Database

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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 (23.08%) Apache
2 6 (15.38%) nginx
2 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.56%) CMS
5 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Magento
2 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.13%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) Google Analytics
2 5 (12.82%) PaaS
3 2 (5.13%) Boomi
3 2 (5.13%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
1 7 (17.95%) MySQL
1 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.38%) Redis
3 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
3 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.56%) DB2
6 1 (2.56%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) JUnit
2 3 (7.69%) Mercurial
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.13%) FxCop
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Moq
3 2 (5.13%) ReSharper
3 2 (5.13%) StyleCop
4 1 (2.56%) Gradle
4 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) Mockito
4 1 (2.56%) MSTest
4 1 (2.56%) Protractor
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (12.82%) Advertising
1 5 (12.82%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Magento Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Architect
4 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce Architect
4 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Integration Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Lead Developer
5 4 (10.26%) PHP Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) LAMP
3 10 (25.64%) XML
4 8 (20.51%) CSS
4 8 (20.51%) HTML
4 8 (20.51%) React
4 8 (20.51%) XSLT
5 7 (17.95%) JSON
5 7 (17.95%) Node.js
6 6 (15.38%) Kafka
6 6 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (12.82%) .NET Core
7 5 (12.82%) IBM Integration Bus
7 5 (12.82%) RESTful
7 5 (12.82%) Web Services
7 5 (12.82%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (12.82%) XSL
8 4 (10.26%) REST
8 4 (10.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) DataPower
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Fintech
2 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.56%) FMCG
4 1 (2.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) HPUX
3 1 (2.56%) Solaris
3 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) MVC
3 14 (35.90%) E-Commerce
4 12 (30.77%) Open Source
4 12 (30.77%) TDD
5 8 (20.51%) BDD
5 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (20.51%) OO PHP
5 8 (20.51%) OOP
6 7 (17.95%) Refactoring
7 6 (15.38%) DevOps
8 5 (12.82%) Analytics
8 5 (12.82%) API Development
8 5 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (12.82%) Microservices
9 4 (10.26%) Analytical Thinking
9 4 (10.26%) DNA
9 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
9 4 (10.26%) Web Development
10 3 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.21%) PHP
3 10 (25.64%) Java
4 8 (20.51%) C#
5 6 (15.38%) Ruby
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) Perl
7 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) Python
7 2 (5.13%) VBScript
8 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.56%) C
8 1 (2.56%) C++
8 1 (2.56%) COBOL
8 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.56%) Scala
8 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Ansible
2 5 (12.82%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 4 (10.26%) Puppet
4 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) IBM
2 5 (12.82%) Google
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Zend
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.13%) Dell
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) ATG
6 1 (2.56%) Blue Martini
6 1 (2.56%) Demandware
6 1 (2.56%) Elastic Path
6 1 (2.56%) hybris
6 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.56%) Xamarin