The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.42% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.10 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+19.72% -10.00%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
545 487 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.12% 74.69% 74.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 245 285
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 28
Average hourly rate £42.65 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.58% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

OOD
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Watford - 2 £413 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
OOD
East of England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) JDBC
4 2 (40.00%) JSP
4 2 (40.00%) Servlets
4 2 (40.00%) Struts
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Ant
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Intershop
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) JNDI
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) SEO
4 2 (40.00%) CMS
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) Aurelia

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (40.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Junior
4 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Aurelia
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) JDBC
3 2 (40.00%) JNDI
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) React
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) Struts
3 2 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Express
4 1 (20.00%) hapi
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) SEO
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Intershop
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle