The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OOD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
- +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -4.48%
OOD
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
25 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 83.33% 63.89% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 12
Average daily rate £425 £475 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +79.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £638 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the Bedford region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

OOD
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing OOD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOD.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing OOD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft