Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 21 June 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 Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 39 54
Rank change year-on-year +21 +15 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 55 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.21% 2.94% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.47% 3.57% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 7
Northamptonshire median daily rate £450 £313 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -34.21% +13.10%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £331
90th Percentile £533 £575 £543
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +28.57% +3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £11.00
East Midlands median hourly rate - £50.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +354.55% -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 649 617 664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 85.06% 82.38% 87.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 412 493
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +3.70% -4.71%
10th Percentile £293 £258 £281
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £14.68 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% -7.53% -6.62%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.95 £11.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £86.83 £35.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £16.03 £16.09
% change year-on-year +6.08% -0.40% -4.37%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Northamptonshire

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Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 21 June 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
Northampton +15 44 £450 +44.00% 5
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East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 45 (81.82%) Java
2 43 (78.18%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (67.27%) TDD
4 36 (65.45%) Spring
5 32 (58.18%) Hibernate
6 23 (41.82%) Maven
6 23 (41.82%) Microservices
7 21 (38.18%) Spring Boot
8 20 (36.36%) XML
9 19 (34.55%) Test Automation
9 19 (34.55%) Java 8
10 17 (30.91%) RESTful
11 14 (25.45%) Web Services
11 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
12 13 (23.64%) J2EE
12 13 (23.64%) OOP
12 13 (23.64%) Finance
12 13 (23.64%) JSON
13 12 (21.82%) SOAP
14 11 (20.00%) Linux
14 11 (20.00%) JUnit
14 11 (20.00%) Subversion
14 11 (20.00%) SonarQube
15 10 (18.18%) SDLC
15 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
15 10 (18.18%) Mac OS
15 10 (18.18%) BDD
15 10 (18.18%) Windows
16 9 (16.36%) Java EE
16 9 (16.36%) Gradle

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 4 (7.27%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) Google Analytics
2 5 (9.09%) PaaS
3 3 (5.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.45%) DB2
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (41.82%) Maven
2 11 (20.00%) JUnit
2 11 (20.00%) SonarQube
2 11 (20.00%) Subversion
3 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 9 (16.36%) Gradle
5 8 (14.55%) Eclipse
6 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
7 6 (10.91%) JProfiler
8 5 (9.09%) IntelliJ
8 5 (9.09%) Selenium
9 3 (5.45%) CA Release Automation
9 3 (5.45%) HP UFT
9 3 (5.45%) JIRA
9 3 (5.45%) NetBeans
10 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.64%) TestNG
10 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Advertising
3 5 (9.09%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (65.45%) Developer
2 30 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Java Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Digital Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
5 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.45%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (5.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Junior
7 2 (3.64%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.64%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (65.45%) Spring
2 32 (58.18%) Hibernate
3 21 (38.18%) Spring Boot
4 20 (36.36%) XML
5 17 (30.91%) RESTful
6 14 (25.45%) Web Services
7 13 (23.64%) J2EE
7 13 (23.64%) JSON
8 12 (21.82%) SOAP
9 9 (16.36%) Java EE
10 8 (14.55%) Ajax
10 8 (14.55%) jQuery
10 8 (14.55%) Node.js
11 7 (12.73%) .NET
11 7 (12.73%) JPA
12 6 (10.91%) HTML
13 5 (9.09%) CSS
13 5 (9.09%) EJB
13 5 (9.09%) JSP
13 5 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) IVR
4 1 (1.82%) Tandem
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) Mac OS
2 10 (18.18%) Windows
3 4 (7.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (67.27%) TDD
3 23 (41.82%) Microservices
4 19 (34.55%) Test Automation
5 13 (23.64%) OOP
6 10 (18.18%) BDD
6 10 (18.18%) SDLC
7 7 (12.73%) Open Source
8 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.91%) RAD
8 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Analytics
9 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (9.09%) DevOps
10 4 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (7.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (81.82%) Java
2 19 (34.55%) Java 8
3 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.91%) SQL
5 5 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (3.64%) ES6
6 2 (3.64%) Python
7 1 (1.82%) ABAP
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) Terraform
3 2 (3.64%) Ansible
4 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Perforce
2 5 (9.09%) Google
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (5.45%) Pega
5 2 (3.64%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.82%) Apple
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Kony
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) Tableau