The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 24 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 27 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing OO 5 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.28% 3.28% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 4.47% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 12
Median daily rate £350 £288 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £35.31
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +14.35%
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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
164 179 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 74.89% 73.36% 81.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 94 120
Median daily rate £375 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £188 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 34 24
Median hourly rate £24.69 £37.50 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.16% +125.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Dorset region with a requirement for OO.

1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Compact Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) WordPress
4 1 (16.67%) Magento
4 1 (16.67%) nginx
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS

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Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
1 1 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Compact Framework
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (16.67%) REST
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Rackspace