Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 45 39
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6 +19
Contract jobs citing OO 52 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.16% 2.34% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.25% 2.77% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 21
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -23.81% +40.00%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £365
90th Percentile £538 £633 £588
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +23.29% -8.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 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 717 577 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.95% 84.48% 87.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 377 530
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £308 £223 £306
90th Percentile £531 £550 £581
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 £12.09 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.70% -29.94% -6.86%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.15 £9.88
90th Percentile £20.25 £35.13 £38.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.01% -1.03% -17.14%

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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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +12 49 £444 +10.94% 4
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East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 46 (88.46%) Java
2 43 (82.69%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (65.38%) TDD
3 34 (65.38%) Spring
4 30 (57.69%) Hibernate
5 24 (46.15%) Maven
6 21 (40.38%) Test Automation
7 20 (38.46%) Spring Boot
8 19 (36.54%) Java 8
8 19 (36.54%) XML
9 18 (34.62%) Microservices
10 16 (30.77%) OOP
10 16 (30.77%) Finance
10 16 (30.77%) RESTful
11 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
12 14 (26.92%) Web Services
13 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 13 (25.00%) JSON
13 13 (25.00%) SonarQube
14 12 (23.08%) Subversion
14 12 (23.08%) SOAP
14 12 (23.08%) J2EE
15 11 (21.15%) SDLC
16 10 (19.23%) JUnit
16 10 (19.23%) Windows
16 10 (19.23%) Linux
16 10 (19.23%) Java EE
16 10 (19.23%) Mac OS
17 9 (17.31%) Ajax
17 9 (17.31%) Banking

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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 5 (9.62%) WebLogic
1 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.77%) JBoss
2 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) npm
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) DB2
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 24 (46.15%) Maven
2 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.00%) SonarQube
3 12 (23.08%) Subversion
4 10 (19.23%) JUnit
5 8 (15.38%) Eclipse
6 7 (13.46%) Gradle
6 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
7 6 (11.54%) Selenium
8 5 (9.62%) IntelliJ
9 4 (7.69%) JProfiler
10 3 (5.77%) CA Release Automation
10 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
10 3 (5.77%) HP UFT
10 3 (5.77%) JIRA
10 3 (5.77%) NetBeans
10 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
11 2 (3.85%) gulp
11 2 (3.85%) TestNG
11 2 (3.85%) webpack
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (75.00%) Developer
2 29 (55.77%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Java Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Tester
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.85%) BASE24 Developer
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Junior
6 2 (3.85%) Junior Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (3.85%) QA Tester
6 2 (3.85%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (3.85%) Tester
6 2 (3.85%) UI Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) SAP Developer
7 1 (1.92%) SAP Support
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (65.38%) Spring
2 30 (57.69%) Hibernate
3 20 (38.46%) Spring Boot
4 19 (36.54%) XML
5 16 (30.77%) RESTful
6 14 (26.92%) Web Services
7 13 (25.00%) JSON
8 12 (23.08%) J2EE
8 12 (23.08%) SOAP
9 10 (19.23%) Java EE
10 9 (17.31%) Ajax
10 9 (17.31%) HTML
11 7 (13.46%) CSS
11 7 (13.46%) EJB
11 7 (13.46%) HTML5
11 7 (13.46%) JSP
12 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
12 6 (11.54%) JPA
12 6 (11.54%) jQuery
13 5 (9.62%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.77%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.85%) IVR
3 2 (3.85%) Tandem
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Linux
1 10 (19.23%) Mac OS
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (82.69%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (65.38%) TDD
3 21 (40.38%) Test Automation
4 18 (34.62%) Microservices
5 16 (30.77%) OOP
6 11 (21.15%) SDLC
7 6 (11.54%) BDD
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (11.54%) Scrum
8 5 (9.62%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (9.62%) DevOps
8 5 (9.62%) Open Source
8 5 (9.62%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (7.69%) OOD
9 4 (7.69%) RAD
9 4 (7.69%) Refactoring
9 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (88.46%) Java
2 19 (36.54%) Java 8
3 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.46%) SQL
5 4 (7.69%) ES6
6 2 (3.85%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) ABAP
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
1 2 (3.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.69%) Puppet
3 2 (3.85%) Terraform
4 1 (1.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle
1 6 (11.54%) Perforce
2 4 (7.69%) Pega
3 3 (5.77%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.85%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.92%) Apple
5 1 (1.92%) Kony
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau