The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 3 months to 29 March 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)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 20 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Contract jobs citing OO 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.00% 3.13% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.38% 4.00% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 94 75 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 78.33% 78.13% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 47
Median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.66% +123.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Watford

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Watford region with a requirement for OO.

1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) XSLT
3 6 (66.67%) IBM
3 6 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (66.67%) JSON
3 6 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (66.67%) DataPower
3 6 (66.67%) RESTful
3 6 (66.67%) Open Source
3 6 (66.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 6 (66.67%) API Development
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) SAP HCM
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (44.44%) Release Management
5 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 4 (44.44%) Dell
5 4 (44.44%) CRM
5 4 (44.44%) SAP
5 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
5 4 (44.44%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (44.44%) DevOps
5 4 (44.44%) Boomi
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) PHP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (66.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (44.44%) SAP HCM
2 2 (22.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Boomi
1 4 (44.44%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Integration Developer
2 5 (55.56%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Magento Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JSP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (66.67%) JSON
1 6 (66.67%) RESTful
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (66.67%) XML
1 6 (66.67%) XSLT
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) DataPower
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) API Development
1 6 (66.67%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) OO PHP
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Dell
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Zend