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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing OO 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.62% - 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% - 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £41.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +14.80% +3.43%  

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 138 95 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 85.71% 70.37% 87.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 47 62
Median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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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 26 June 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 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) XSLT
2 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 6 (85.71%) DataPower
2 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 6 (85.71%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 6 (85.71%) API Development
3 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) SAP HCM
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Release Management
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 4 (57.14%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (57.14%) CRM
3 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Boomi
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) React
4 1 (14.29%) ES6

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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 (85.71%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (57.14%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Boomi
1 4 (57.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Integration Developer
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (85.71%) JSON
1 6 (85.71%) RESTful
1 6 (85.71%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) D3.js
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (14.29%) React
2 1 (14.29%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) DataPower
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) API Development
1 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) ES6
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 4 (57.14%) SAP