Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 65 82
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17 -29
Contract jobs citing OO 33 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.58% 1.79% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 2.34% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +36.36% -17.50%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £298
90th Percentile £668 £520 £388
East of England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £47.70 £40.00
% change year-on-year -16.13% +19.24% +3.23%

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1016 1070 1259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 79.50% 76.54% 77.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 582 640
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £402 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% +2.67%
10th Percentile £213 £246 £239
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 43 101
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £30.00 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +43.30% -0.31%
10th Percentile £11.62 £9.23 £8.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £30.50 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +32.61% - -16.36%

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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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Hatfield - 12 £550 - 2
Watford -2 7 £500 - 4
Stevenage -2 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City +1 1 - - 2
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East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) Java
3 18 (54.55%) TDD
3 18 (54.55%) DevOps
4 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 15 (45.45%) Open Source
5 11 (33.33%) Puppet
5 11 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
6 10 (30.30%) Spring
6 10 (30.30%) XML
6 10 (30.30%) Linux
7 9 (27.27%) XSLT
7 9 (27.27%) .NET
7 9 (27.27%) Unix
7 9 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 9 (27.27%) Service Design
8 7 (21.21%) API Development
8 7 (21.21%) Big Data
8 7 (21.21%) JSON
8 7 (21.21%) RESTful
8 7 (21.21%) HTML
8 7 (21.21%) Client/Server
9 6 (18.18%) CSS
9 6 (18.18%) IBM
9 6 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (18.18%) DataPower
9 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
9 6 (18.18%) IBM Integration Bus

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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 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (12.12%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) Boomi
2 4 (12.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
2 9 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (21.21%) Big Data
4 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (6.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) JIRA
3 3 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (9.09%) FxCop
3 3 (9.09%) Moq
3 3 (9.09%) ReSharper
3 3 (9.09%) StyleCop
4 2 (6.06%) Subversion
5 1 (3.03%) Ant
5 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.03%) GDB
5 1 (3.03%) Gradle
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) Maven
5 1 (3.03%) Mocha
5 1 (3.03%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.03%) Xcode
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Integration Developer
4 5 (15.15%) WebSphere Developer
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.09%) AWS Developer
6 3 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Database Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.03%) iOS Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (3.03%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Spring
1 10 (30.30%) XML
2 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 9 (27.27%) XSLT
3 7 (21.21%) HTML
3 7 (21.21%) JSON
3 7 (21.21%) RESTful
4 6 (18.18%) CSS
4 6 (18.18%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (15.15%) REST
6 4 (12.12%) React
6 4 (12.12%) SOAP
7 3 (9.09%) ADO.NET
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (9.09%) AutoMapper
7 3 (9.09%) Dapper ORM
7 3 (9.09%) RxJava
7 3 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Client/Server
2 6 (18.18%) DataPower
3 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
3 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
4 4 (12.12%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.03%) Social Media
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) DevOps
2 18 (54.55%) TDD
3 15 (45.45%) Open Source
4 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 9 (27.27%) Service Design
5 7 (21.21%) API Development
6 5 (15.15%) BDD
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.15%) OOP
7 4 (12.12%) Complexity Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.12%) CRM
7 4 (12.12%) OOD
7 4 (12.12%) Release Management
7 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
8 3 (9.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Java
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) Clojure
3 4 (12.12%) F#
3 4 (12.12%) Go
3 4 (12.12%) Rust
4 3 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) VBScript
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.06%) VB
5 2 (6.06%) VBA
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) COBOL
6 1 (3.03%) ES6
6 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.03%) PHP 5
6 1 (3.03%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (33.33%) Puppet
2 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 4 (12.12%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) Dell
2 4 (12.12%) SAP
3 3 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £230 - 270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago