The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 15 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 15 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.87% - 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.40% - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
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£478 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £314 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
121 40 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 79.61% 67.80% 63.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 22 26
Average daily rate £450 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 19
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.01 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.98% -19.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £34.40 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 15 (100.00%) OO
1 15 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Subversion
2 14 (93.33%) Python
2 14 (93.33%) ClearCase
2 14 (93.33%) Perl
2 14 (93.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 11 (73.33%) Release Management
3 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (73.33%) Ruby
3 11 (73.33%) Bash Shell
4 10 (66.67%) C++
5 9 (60.00%) UNIX
5 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (53.33%) Scrum
7 5 (33.33%) Ant
7 5 (33.33%) Java
7 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (33.33%) PHP
7 5 (33.33%) Maven
7 5 (33.33%) Lua
7 5 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
9 3 (20.00%) 2G
9 3 (20.00%) 2.5G
9 3 (20.00%) SDH
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SDH
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) 3G
1 3 (20.00%) 2G
1 3 (20.00%) 2.5G
1 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (20.00%) 4G
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 14 (93.33%) ClearCase
1 14 (93.33%) Subversion
2 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (33.33%) Ant
3 5 (33.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) C++ Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) STL
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) OO
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Release Management
3 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Perl
1 14 (93.33%) Python
2 11 (73.33%) Ruby
2 11 (73.33%) Bash Shell
3 10 (66.67%) C++
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) Lua
4 5 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
2 2 (13.33%) OCPJP
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Sun