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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 20 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.02% 2.65% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 3.39% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £413 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
OO
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
157 177 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 78.89% 78.32% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 105 59
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £25.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £53.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OO
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

OO
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

OO
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

OO
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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 5 £425 - 8
OO
South West

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) OOD
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (42.86%) RESTful
4 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 5 (35.71%) GitHub
5 5 (35.71%) .NET Compact Framework
5 5 (35.71%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
5 5 (35.71%) Kibana
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Lucene
5 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
5 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) Windows CE
5 5 (35.71%) Workflow
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) Apex Code

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (35.71%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
3 4 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Angular Developer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Developer in Test
5 2 (14.29%) Lucene Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) CSS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) RESTful
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Compact Framework
3 5 (35.71%) Lucene
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) AutoMapper
6 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
6 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.14%) LINQ
6 1 (7.14%) StructureMap
6 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) OOD
2 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Workflow
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.14%) API Development
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) OOP
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) SOLID
6 1 (7.14%) System Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Apex Code
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Rally
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