Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 (OO)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 24 21
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +13
Contract jobs citing OO 17 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.88% 5.52% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 7.14% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 8
Watford median daily rate £450 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +13.21% -25.35%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £294
90th Percentile £565 £413 £425
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £390 £330
% change year-on-year +15.38% +18.18% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 382 224 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.21% 77.24% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 110 79
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £224 £205 £212
90th Percentile £588 £532 £489
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 11
Watford median hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.32% +9.62% +4.00%
10th Percentile £14.45 £12.75 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £15.50 £37.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £32.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -41.09% +53.57% +31.25%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Watford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 10 (58.82%) MVC
2 9 (52.94%) LAMP
2 9 (52.94%) PHP
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Apache
3 8 (47.06%) Open Source
4 7 (41.18%) Magento
4 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
5 6 (35.29%) MySQL
5 6 (35.29%) nginx
5 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
5 6 (35.29%) OO PHP
5 6 (35.29%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (29.41%) Ansible
6 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
6 5 (29.41%) JSON
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) XSLT
6 5 (29.41%) IBM
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (23.53%) XHTML
7 4 (23.53%) DNA
7 4 (23.53%) OOP
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) IBM Integration Bus

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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 8 (47.06%) Apache
2 6 (35.29%) nginx
3 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
4 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (5.88%) CMS
5 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Magento
2 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (11.76%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Boomi
1 2 (11.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) Redis
3 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.88%) DB2
4 1 (5.88%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Mercurial
2 3 (17.65%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.88%) Ant
3 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Log4j
3 1 (5.88%) Mockito
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 3 (17.65%) Games
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Magento Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Integration Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
4 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) LAMP
2 6 (35.29%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (29.41%) JSON
3 5 (29.41%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) XSLT
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (23.53%) RESTful
4 4 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (23.53%) XHTML
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) Laravel
5 3 (17.65%) React
5 3 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (17.65%) Symfony
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) XSL
5 3 (17.65%) Yii
6 1 (5.88%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) DataPower
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Fintech
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) HPUX
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) MVC
2 8 (47.06%) Open Source
3 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
4 6 (35.29%) OO PHP
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (23.53%) API Development
6 4 (23.53%) DevOps
6 4 (23.53%) DNA
6 4 (23.53%) OOP
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (17.65%) Refactoring
7 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
7 3 (17.65%) Web Development
8 2 (11.76%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 2 (11.76%) CRM
8 2 (11.76%) Release Management
9 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
9 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) PHP
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Python
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Ansible
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (17.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Zend
3 2 (11.76%) Dell
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) ATG
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Martini
4 1 (5.88%) Demandware
4 1 (5.88%) Elastic Path
4 1 (5.88%) hybris
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle