The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 55 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.36% 0.88% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.20% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£400 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +12.66%
OOD
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
414 415 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.86% 72.93% 74.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 240 155
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 55
Average hourly rate £36.38 £30.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% -6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Essex

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

OOD
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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
Basildon -9 1 - -
OOD
East of England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Ionic Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 1 (33.33%) EclipseLink
3 1 (33.33%) DHTML
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (33.33%) JAXB
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) CSS

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (33.33%) AccuRev
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (33.33%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) EclipseLink
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) XSL
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) JAXB
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) PhoneGap
2 1 (33.33%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL