The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank - 58 63
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.23% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%
OOA/OOD
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
551 443 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.76% 68.26% 80.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 216 264
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 21
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +62.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £17.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.20 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) BEA
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (50.00%) SOA

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) BEA