The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Dorset region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 22 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.20% 2.07% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 2.63% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
154 190 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 67.84% 78.84% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 110 130
Average daily rate £350 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.79% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.66 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.38% -68.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.42 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OO
South West

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram 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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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 28 July 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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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 - - - - 8
Poole - - - - 2
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South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) Multicast
4 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) Parallel Programming
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
4 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) OpenMP
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) JMS

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Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) OpenMP
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5 Canvas
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Parallel Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
2 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Intel
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter
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