The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 67 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing OOD 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.78% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £433 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
694 625 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.28% 72.67% 72.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 350 232
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.72% -17.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 17 (100.00%) OO
2 14 (82.35%) SOA
2 14 (82.35%) C#
3 13 (76.47%) .NET
4 12 (70.59%) WCF
5 11 (64.71%) TDD
5 11 (64.71%) NUnit
5 11 (64.71%) Automated Testing
5 11 (64.71%) MVC
5 11 (64.71%) Scrum
5 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
6 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
6 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (58.82%) Kentico
6 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (52.94%) CMS
8 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
10 6 (35.29%) jQuery
11 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
11 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
11 4 (23.53%) C++
11 4 (23.53%) Content Management
12 3 (17.65%) Spring
12 3 (17.65%) Banking
12 3 (17.65%) Ajax
12 3 (17.65%) Google
12 3 (17.65%) Coremetrics
12 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
12 3 (17.65%) SEO

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
1 10 (58.82%) Kentico
2 9 (52.94%) CMS
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) NUnit
2 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) WCF
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (35.29%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) Spring
5 3 (17.65%) Ajax
5 3 (17.65%) DHTML
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) JSP
5 3 (17.65%) Struts
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.88%) LINQ
7 1 (5.88%) MFC
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.88%) COM
7 1 (5.88%) OLE DB
7 1 (5.88%) MSMQ
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) OO
2 14 (82.35%) SOA
3 11 (64.71%) TDD
3 11 (64.71%) Automated Testing
3 11 (64.71%) MVC
3 11 (64.71%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Content Management
6 3 (17.65%) SEO
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) B2B
6 3 (17.65%) B2C
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) System Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Logistics
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) ETL
8 1 (5.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Google
1 3 (17.65%) Coremetrics
1 3 (17.65%) PayPal
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft