The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 19 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 7 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.35% 6.94% 6.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 9.38% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£375 £319 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +79.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £33.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 128 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.21% 73.99% 79.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 69 72
Average daily rate £363 £350 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 12
Average hourly rate £43.50 £32.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £22.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

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Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
Bournemouth +1 2 - - 7
Poole -2 2 £375 +15.38% 3
Wareham - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
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South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing OO 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 OO.

1 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) Java
3 12 (54.55%) Validation
3 12 (54.55%) C++
4 11 (50.00%) UNIX
5 10 (45.45%) Multithreading
5 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
5 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (36.36%) SQL
8 7 (31.82%) JDBC
8 7 (31.82%) Web Services
8 7 (31.82%) PHP
8 7 (31.82%) UML
8 7 (31.82%) Apache
8 7 (31.82%) VMS
8 7 (31.82%) NFS
8 7 (31.82%) DNS
8 7 (31.82%) HTTPS
8 7 (31.82%) RDBMS
8 7 (31.82%) VMware
8 7 (31.82%) Clustering
8 7 (31.82%) Migration
8 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
8 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
8 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (31.82%) Korn
8 7 (31.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
8 7 (31.82%) SSH

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Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
1 7 (31.82%) HTTPS
1 7 (31.82%) SSH
2 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 5 (22.73%) SAN
3 5 (22.73%) PuTTY
4 4 (18.18%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) RDBMS
1 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
2 5 (22.73%) Ingres
2 5 (22.73%) JasperReports
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (22.73%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) C++ Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Applications Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) JDBC
1 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) OpenMP
2 6 (27.27%) Laravel
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) CGI
3 5 (22.73%) DAO
3 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) STL
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.55%) Java Concurrency
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) Clustering
3 6 (27.27%) Algorithms
4 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (31.82%) VMS
4 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) Windows CE
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Validation
2 10 (45.45%) Multithreading
3 7 (31.82%) UML
3 7 (31.82%) Migration
4 6 (27.27%) Parallel Programming
4 6 (27.27%) Signal Processing
5 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
5 5 (22.73%) Change Control
5 5 (22.73%) MVC
6 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
7 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.09%) OOD
9 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.55%) TDD
9 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
9 1 (4.55%) Scrum
9 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) C++
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) PHP
4 7 (31.82%) Korn
4 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
5 6 (27.27%) MATLAB
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) Perl
6 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 4 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (9.09%) C#
8 1 (4.55%) C
8 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) NFS
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (31.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Intel
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) EPiServer