The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 38 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.30% 0.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.32% -
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 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.78 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -4.48%
OOD
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
296 315 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.16% 81.61% 70.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 250 116
Average daily rate £450 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Bedfordshire region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

OOD
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 - -
OOD
East of England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) VxWorks
2 2 (66.67%) Ada
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (66.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) VectorCAST
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (66.67%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (66.67%) VectorCAST
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Principal Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Principal Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Ada
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft