The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 36 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 18 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.59% - 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% - 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
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£478 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
339 177 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 67.53% 60.20% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 90 181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 46
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.53 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

OOD
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 January 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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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
Cheltenham - 17 £478 - 1
Gloucester - - - - 4
OOD
South West

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 20 (100.00%) OO
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (95.00%) DV Cleared
3 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (80.00%) Subversion
4 16 (80.00%) Python
4 16 (80.00%) ClearCase
4 16 (80.00%) Perl
4 16 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 13 (65.00%) C++
6 12 (60.00%) UNIX
6 12 (60.00%) Ruby
6 12 (60.00%) Bash Shell
6 12 (60.00%) Release Management
6 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (50.00%) Scrum
8 7 (35.00%) Java
8 7 (35.00%) Client/Server
9 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (30.00%) PHP
9 6 (30.00%) Linux
9 6 (30.00%) Ant
9 6 (30.00%) Maven
9 6 (30.00%) Apache Ivy
9 6 (30.00%) Lua
10 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
10 4 (20.00%) 4G
10 4 (20.00%) STL
10 4 (20.00%) SQL

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (20.00%) 4G
1 4 (20.00%) 2G
1 4 (20.00%) 2.5G
1 4 (20.00%) 3G
1 4 (20.00%) SDH
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Subversion
1 16 (80.00%) ClearCase
1 16 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (30.00%) Ant
3 6 (30.00%) Maven
3 6 (30.00%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) C++ Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) STL
2 3 (15.00%) MFC
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) WSDL
4 1 (5.00%) JMS
4 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) OO
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) Release Management
3 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) CAD
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Information Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.00%) SysML
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Python
1 16 (80.00%) Perl
2 13 (65.00%) C++
3 12 (60.00%) Ruby
3 12 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (35.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) PHP
5 6 (30.00%) Lua
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (95.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) OCPJP
4 2 (10.00%) Sun Certification
5 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Sun
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle