The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 132 127 113
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% 0.036% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.049% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£445 £313 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.40% -40.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £44.13
% change year-on-year
- -9.34%
OOA/OOD
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2008 2061 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.33% 74.54% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1084 617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 64
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £164.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

OOA/OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

OOA/OOD
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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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
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
OOA/OOD
South East

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing OOA/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 OOA/OOD.

1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Web Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) JSR 170
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Sling
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) E-business

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing OOA/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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) JSR 170
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Sling
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Web Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) E-business
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle