The first table below looks at the demand for OOA/OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank - 60 63
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.16% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.20% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £344 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +7.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £44.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.64% +26.07%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
547 492 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.49% 77.85% 69.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 258 320
Average daily rate £413 £419 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 59
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OOA/OOD
East of England

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

OOA/OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing OOA/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 OOA/OOD.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (75.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (75.00%) Neo4j
2 3 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (75.00%) CQRS
2 3 (75.00%) RavenDB
2 3 (75.00%) RabbitMQ

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing OOA/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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Neo4j
2 3 (75.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (75.00%) CQRS
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSD
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft