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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 76 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 2 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.24% - 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% - 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
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£375 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £368
% change year-on-year
- -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +13.97%
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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
651 354 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.32% 73.14% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 163 338
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +68.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.70 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014. 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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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
Hertford - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 2
Watford - - - -
OOD
East of England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Swing
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Swing
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone 7
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin