Period
to 22 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 72 59
Rank change year-on-year +26 -13 -14
Contract jobs citing OO 37 21 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.00% 1.46% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 1.78% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 16
Hertfordshire median daily rate £438 £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -30.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £366
90th Percentile £556 £523 £559
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -8.33% +2.86% +6.38%

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 1,017 1,182 1,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.35% 82.37% 83.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 707 644
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £216 £205 £213
90th Percentile £595 £569 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 67 59
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% -52.00%
10th Percentile £9.10 £11.96 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.70 £51.00 £47.25
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.88 £31.27
% change year-on-year -4.64% -39.63% -3.80%

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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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 +3 15 £365 -23.16% 3
Hemel Hempstead -9 8 £438 +59.09% 2
Stevenage +10 5 - - 3
Borehamwood - 2 £275 -
St Albans -2 1 £438 +45.83% 1
Hoddesdon - 1 £225 -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 22 (59.46%) PHP
1 22 (59.46%) MVC
2 20 (54.05%) LAMP
3 19 (51.35%) MySQL
3 19 (51.35%) Linux
4 18 (48.65%) Apache
4 18 (48.65%) Relational Database
5 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
5 16 (43.24%) HTML
5 16 (43.24%) CSS
6 14 (37.84%) jQuery
7 13 (35.14%) Web Services
8 12 (32.43%) XHTML
8 12 (32.43%) E-Commerce
8 12 (32.43%) Scrum
8 12 (32.43%) OO PHP
8 12 (32.43%) Magento
8 12 (32.43%) nginx
8 12 (32.43%) Zend
8 12 (32.43%) LEMP Stack
9 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
9 11 (29.73%) HTTP
10 9 (24.32%) XSL
10 9 (24.32%) Laravel
11 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
11 8 (21.62%) Open Source
11 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (21.62%) Games
12 7 (18.92%) JIRA
12 7 (18.92%) Kanban

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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 18 (48.65%) Apache
2 12 (32.43%) nginx
3 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.11%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) AWS
1 4 (10.81%) Azure
1 4 (10.81%) GCP
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) MySQL
2 18 (48.65%) Relational Database
3 7 (18.92%) BigQuery
4 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
1 7 (18.92%) JIRA
2 5 (13.51%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (13.51%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (13.51%) Rational Team Concert
2 5 (13.51%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (21.62%) Games
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) PHP Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Magento Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Software Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Ada Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Ada Software Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Angular Developer
6 4 (10.81%) React Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (8.11%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Magento Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior React Developer
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) LAMP
2 16 (43.24%) CSS
2 16 (43.24%) HTML
3 14 (37.84%) jQuery
4 13 (35.14%) Web Services
5 12 (32.43%) LEMP Stack
5 12 (32.43%) XHTML
6 9 (24.32%) Laravel
6 9 (24.32%) XSL
7 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
8 6 (16.22%) .NET
9 5 (13.51%) React
9 5 (13.51%) REST
10 4 (10.81%) CSS3
10 4 (10.81%) HTML5
10 4 (10.81%) Node.js
11 2 (5.41%) Handlebars
11 2 (5.41%) RESTful
11 2 (5.41%) XML
11 2 (5.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) MVC
2 12 (32.43%) E-Commerce
2 12 (32.43%) OO PHP
2 12 (32.43%) Scrum
3 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Open Source
5 7 (18.92%) DevOps
5 7 (18.92%) Kanban
6 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.51%) OOD
7 5 (13.51%) Product Roadmap
7 5 (13.51%) UML
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (8.11%) Front End Development
9 3 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (8.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) PHP
2 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) Ada
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Kubernetes
1 4 (10.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Zend
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) Ariba
4 1 (2.70%) SAP