The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 121 123 115
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing OOD 6 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.53% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Median daily rate £525 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
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
2001 2093 1999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.31% 74.75% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 1109 1009
Median daily rate £411 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 61 45
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

OOD
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 2 - -
Slough +9 1 £675 -
Reading -5 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 £450 - 2
OOD
South East

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for OOD.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Presales
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) SOA
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) Information Management
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) MSTest
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Architect
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Architect
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Information Management
3 2 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) B2B
4 1 (16.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) OpenLink