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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank - - 60
Contract jobs citing OOD 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £38.20
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.71%
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
459 549 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.06% 71.11% 78.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 277 261
Average daily rate £400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £37.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 2015. 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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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
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
Watford - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
OOD
East of England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) DTS
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Razor View Engine

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DTS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft