The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 59 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.67% - 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £475 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.73
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
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
553 547 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.73% 73.72% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 277 412
Median daily rate £384 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.96% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 26
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.53 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.05% +43.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £70.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £475 -
OOD
East of England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for OOD.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) ATDD
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 5 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (100.00%) Complexity Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Gradle
2 4 (80.00%) Rust
2 4 (80.00%) Go
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) Clojure
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) Gradle
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) ATDD
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Complexity Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Clojure
2 4 (80.00%) Go
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Rust
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle