The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 81 87 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing OOD 35 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.85% 1.76% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.25% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 14
Average daily rate £295 £305 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% -0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
- +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £37.50 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £37.50 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -4.48%
OOD
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1496 1598 1269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.20% 78.18% 73.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 870 687
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 74 61
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.58 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

OOD
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hook +16 18 £295 -3.18%
Southampton +11 1 - - 3
Basingstoke +1 1 £250 -16.52% 1
OOD
South East

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 65 (90.28%) C++
2 59 (81.94%) UML
3 58 (80.56%) Linux
3 58 (80.56%) Software Engineering
4 56 (77.78%) C
5 54 (75.00%) Unix
5 54 (75.00%) OO
6 48 (66.67%) NUnit
7 46 (63.89%) GoogleTest
8 45 (62.50%) Multithreading
9 42 (58.33%) Configuration Management
9 42 (58.33%) ClearCase
9 42 (58.33%) Ant
9 42 (58.33%) Subversion
9 42 (58.33%) CppUnit
10 41 (56.94%) Python
10 41 (56.94%) Project Management
11 39 (54.17%) Memory Management
11 39 (54.17%) Integration Testing
11 39 (54.17%) Use Case
12 38 (52.78%) Derivative
12 38 (52.78%) System Integration Testing
13 37 (51.39%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (51.39%) Security Cleared
14 35 (48.61%) Unit Testing
15 34 (47.22%) Requirements Analysis
16 28 (38.89%) SC Cleared
17 12 (16.67%) XML
17 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 12 (16.67%) C#

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (4.17%) IIS
1 3 (4.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) CTI
1 6 (8.33%) Network Security
1 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) Ingres
2 6 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (66.67%) NUnit
2 46 (63.89%) GoogleTest
3 42 (58.33%) Ant
3 42 (58.33%) ClearCase
3 42 (58.33%) CppUnit
3 42 (58.33%) Subversion
4 9 (12.50%) Moq
5 8 (11.11%) Jasmine
6 6 (8.33%) ClearQuest
6 6 (8.33%) CruiseControl
6 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.78%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (4.17%) Retail
2 2 (2.78%) Military
3 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (62.50%) Developer
2 36 (50.00%) C Developer
3 19 (26.39%) Software Engineer
4 13 (18.06%) C Software Engineer
5 12 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (13.89%) C++ Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Software Developer
7 9 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (11.11%) C/C++ Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Applications Developer
10 4 (5.56%) C Programmer
10 4 (5.56%) C/C++ Programmer
10 4 (5.56%) C++ Programmer
10 4 (5.56%) Development Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Programmer
11 3 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (2.78%) C++ Software Developer
12 2 (2.78%) Technical Architect
12 2 (2.78%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) .NET
1 12 (16.67%) XML
2 8 (11.11%) Motif
3 6 (8.33%) COM
3 6 (8.33%) CSS
3 6 (8.33%) HTML
3 6 (8.33%) jQuery
3 6 (8.33%) LINQ
3 6 (8.33%) NHibernate
3 6 (8.33%) REST
3 6 (8.33%) SOAP
3 6 (8.33%) STL
3 6 (8.33%) WCF
3 6 (8.33%) wxWidgets
4 3 (4.17%) Ajax
4 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 38 (52.78%) Derivative
2 37 (51.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) ASIC
5 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 58 (80.56%) Linux
2 54 (75.00%) Unix
3 9 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (81.94%) UML
2 58 (80.56%) Software Engineering
3 54 (75.00%) OO
4 45 (62.50%) Multithreading
5 42 (58.33%) Configuration Management
6 41 (56.94%) Project Management
7 39 (54.17%) Integration Testing
7 39 (54.17%) Memory Management
7 39 (54.17%) Use Case
8 38 (52.78%) System Integration Testing
9 35 (48.61%) Unit Testing
10 34 (47.22%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.56%) TOGAF
13 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
13 3 (4.17%) Migration
13 3 (4.17%) MVC
13 3 (4.17%) Scrum
13 3 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (90.28%) C++
2 56 (77.78%) C
3 41 (56.94%) Python
4 12 (16.67%) C#
5 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.33%) SQL
6 4 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (51.39%) Security Cleared
2 28 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) ISEB
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.39%) BT
2 1 (1.39%) NICE Systems