Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 21 November 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 Programming (OOP)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 47 47
Rank change year-on-year +19 0 +6
Contract jobs citing OOP 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.19% 0.21% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 0.26% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Suffolk median daily rate £380 £388 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.94% +93.75% -52.94%
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00

OOP 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 Suffolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 258 391 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 80.88% 83.19% 79.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 239 250
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +1.23%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £263
90th Percentile £573 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
Suffolk median hourly rate £19.75 £18.39 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.42% +41.42% -
10th Percentile £11.27 £13.65 £11.10
90th Percentile £36.63 £45.60 £16.13
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.49% +23.53% +3.83%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Suffolk

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Suffolk

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Suffolk over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in Suffolk

OOP
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Ipswich +5 4 £413 +6.45% 1
OOP
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for OOP.

1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) Laravel
3 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) Symfony
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) JBoss
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) PHP 5

OOP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 1 (14.29%) Mocha
2 1 (14.29%) Sinon.JS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
4 1 (14.29%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Laravel
4 2 (28.57%) Symfony
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
5 1 (14.29%) Express
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) Jest
5 1 (14.29%) LESS
5 1 (14.29%) Node.js
5 1 (14.29%) React
5 1 (14.29%) Redux
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Sass
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) ES6
4 1 (14.29%) PHP 5
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle