The table below looks at the statistics for OOD 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 OOD over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 28 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.40% 1.19% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.56% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
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- £319 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +3.33%
OOD
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
188 128 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 75.20% 76.19% 79.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 72 123
Average daily rate £365 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £130 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 21
Average hourly rate £24.00 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £15.20 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the Dorset region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Dorset region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

OOD
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 OOD within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 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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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 +2 1 - - 3
Poole - - - -
OOD
South West

OOD
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) STL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) STL
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++