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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 14 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing OO 16 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.53% 3.66% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.65% 4.80% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £319 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +79.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £314 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £324 £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
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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
185 125 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 75.51% 76.22% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 71 122
Average daily rate £353 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £148 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 22
Average hourly rate £23.50 £34.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.88% +25.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.93 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Poole +1 6 £375 +15.38% 2
Bournemouth +3 1 - - 5
Wareham - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
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South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (94.74%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Java
3 12 (63.16%) Validation
4 11 (57.89%) C++
4 11 (57.89%) UNIX
5 10 (52.63%) Multithreading
6 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
6 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
6 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (42.11%) PHP
8 7 (36.84%) SQL
8 7 (36.84%) Apache
8 7 (36.84%) DNS
8 7 (36.84%) VMS
8 7 (36.84%) NFS
8 7 (36.84%) HTTPS
8 7 (36.84%) RDBMS
8 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
8 7 (36.84%) Migration
8 7 (36.84%) VMware
8 7 (36.84%) Clustering
8 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (36.84%) SSH
8 7 (36.84%) Korn
8 7 (36.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
8 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
9 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
9 6 (31.58%) DO-178B
9 6 (31.58%) Signal Processing

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Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (36.84%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) DNS
1 7 (36.84%) HTTPS
1 7 (36.84%) SSH
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 5 (26.32%) PuTTY
4 4 (21.05%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) RDBMS
1 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 5 (26.32%) Ingres
2 5 (26.32%) JasperReports
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) PHPUnit
1 5 (26.32%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) C++ Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Applications Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Laravel
1 6 (31.58%) OpenMP
1 6 (31.58%) JDBC
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
2 5 (26.32%) CGI
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
2 5 (26.32%) DAO
3 1 (5.26%) STL
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (36.84%) Clustering
3 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
4 5 (26.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) UNIX
3 7 (36.84%) VMS
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Validation
2 10 (52.63%) Multithreading
3 7 (36.84%) Migration
4 6 (31.58%) Signal Processing
4 6 (31.58%) Parallel Programming
4 6 (31.58%) UML
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) MVC
5 5 (26.32%) Change Control
6 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
7 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.26%) OOD
9 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) C++
3 8 (42.11%) PHP
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) Korn
4 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
5 6 (31.58%) MATLAB
5 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (31.58%) Perl
6 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
6 4 (21.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) NFS
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (36.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Intel
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter