The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 123 123 139
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs citing OOD 6 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.69% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Median daily rate £475 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £31.52 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.73
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
OOD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1985 2170 2436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.75% 77.14% 79.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 1255 1491
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 161 146
Median hourly rate £36.00 £33.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +30.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.64 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

OOD
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 5 £475 - 8
Cambridgeshire +18 1 - - 3
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 East of England region with a requirement for OOD.

1 10 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (50.00%) ATDD
3 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) Data Structures
3 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 5 (50.00%) Complexity Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Ansible
4 4 (40.00%) Rust
4 4 (40.00%) Gradle
4 4 (40.00%) Go
4 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (40.00%) Clojure
4 4 (40.00%) Puppet
4 4 (40.00%) Maven
4 4 (40.00%) Ant
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) UML

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Ant
2 4 (40.00%) Gradle
2 4 (40.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) AWT
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Servlets
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Struts
2 1 (10.00%) Swing
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) ATDD
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) Complexity Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Android Development
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Clojure
2 4 (40.00%) Go
2 4 (40.00%) Rust
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Ada
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) CA
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Sun