The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing OOD 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +12.66%
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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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
173 161 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.19% 72.20% 67.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 95 95
Average daily rate £350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 15
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Kent

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (60.00%) MVVM
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
4 2 (40.00%) Android Development
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) CSS

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XSL
5 1 (20.00%) DHTML
5 1 (20.00%) Spring
5 1 (20.00%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Dojo
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (60.00%) MVVM
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Android Development
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle