The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 20 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing OOD 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.67% 1.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £315 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £34.86
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.56%
OOD
Gloucestershire

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
96 95 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 80.00% 69.85% 68.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 69 46
Median daily rate £390 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for OOD.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) EasyMock
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) OrientDB
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Neo4j
1 1 (33.33%) OrientDB
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) EasyMock
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle