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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
South West / Dorset
Rank - 18 25
Contract jobs citing OO 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 3.23% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.95% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +16.00%

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
97 152 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 94.17% 81.72% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 84 107
Median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 17
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £20.63 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

OO
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

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Compact Framework
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Dropwizard
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) .NET

OO
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Compact Framework
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Dropwizard
1 1 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree