The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 84 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing OOD 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.50% 0.38% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.51% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
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£280 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -11.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
938 979 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.97% 74.79% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 582 363
Average daily rate £390 £368 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 25
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% +17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

OOD
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Milton Keynes +3 5 £280 -25.58% 2
OOD
South East

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 17 (94.44%) OO
2 11 (61.11%) C#
3 10 (55.56%) .NET
3 10 (55.56%) SOA
4 8 (44.44%) C++
4 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Java
5 7 (38.89%) MVC
6 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (33.33%) Web Services
6 6 (33.33%) WCF
7 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
7 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
7 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (27.78%) System Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (27.78%) Analytics
7 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (27.78%) PayPal
7 5 (27.78%) Google Checkout
7 5 (27.78%) Struts
7 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
7 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
7 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
7 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
7 5 (27.78%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) JSP
7 5 (27.78%) DHTML
7 5 (27.78%) HTML

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
1 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 4 (22.22%) Kentico
3 3 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
1 5 (27.78%) NUnit
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) WCF
3 5 (27.78%) Spring
3 5 (27.78%) Ajax
3 5 (27.78%) DHTML
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) JSP
3 5 (27.78%) Struts
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (11.11%) CGI
5 1 (5.56%) OLE DB
5 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) WPF
5 1 (5.56%) LINQ
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.56%) SUSE
3 1 (5.56%) Fedora
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) OO
2 10 (55.56%) SOA
3 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 7 (38.89%) MVC
5 5 (27.78%) SEO
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
5 5 (27.78%) B2B
5 5 (27.78%) B2C
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Content Management
5 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
5 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) System Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Analytics
6 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) UML
7 2 (11.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) C++/CLI
6 2 (11.11%) Perl
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Google
1 5 (27.78%) Coremetrics
1 5 (27.78%) PayPal
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Coverity
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat