The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 106 120 118
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing OOD 13 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
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£363 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +15.33%
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
1887 1869 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.54% 74.70% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 892 767
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 20 31
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.74% -43.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.47 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

OOD Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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 OOD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Reading +1 6 £363 -9.37% 5
Slough +5 4 £363 +20.83% 1
OOD
South East

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 19 (82.61%) OO
2 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
3 13 (56.52%) UML
4 12 (52.17%) Linux
4 12 (52.17%) C
4 12 (52.17%) C++
5 10 (43.48%) 3G
5 10 (43.48%) Wireless
5 10 (43.48%) LTE
5 10 (43.48%) 4G
6 9 (39.13%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (39.13%) WiMAX
6 9 (39.13%) UMTS
7 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (34.78%) IPv4
7 8 (34.78%) IPv6
8 7 (30.43%) Embedded C
8 7 (30.43%) Java
9 6 (26.09%) Embedded C++
9 6 (26.09%) GSM
9 6 (26.09%) MVC
9 6 (26.09%) Scrum
10 4 (17.39%) Spring
10 4 (17.39%) JSF
10 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (17.39%) IBM
10 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
10 4 (17.39%) SQL
10 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (17.39%) UNIX

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) 3G
1 10 (43.48%) Wireless
1 10 (43.48%) LTE
1 10 (43.48%) 4G
2 9 (39.13%) WiMAX
2 9 (39.13%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (39.13%) UMTS
3 8 (34.78%) IPv4
3 8 (34.78%) IPv6
4 6 (26.09%) GSM
5 1 (4.35%) Bluetooth
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.04%) ClearCase
1 3 (13.04%) ClearQuest
2 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Bluetooth Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
1 4 (17.39%) Spring
1 4 (17.39%) JSF
1 4 (17.39%) Java EE
1 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
1 4 (17.39%) Spring Web Flow
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) WCF
3 2 (8.70%) WPF
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) OO
2 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
3 13 (56.52%) UML
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) MVC
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (4.35%) Signal Processing
8 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C++
1 12 (52.17%) C
2 7 (30.43%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) Embedded C
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded C++
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) MUMPS
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) Tcl
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) InterSystems