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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 71 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing OOD 4 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.41% 0.72% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.95% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Average daily rate
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£390 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £344 £344
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.86 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -7.03%
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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
778 632 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.39% 76.14% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 372 299
Average daily rate £390 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 26
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -48.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.91 £10.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (100.00%) OO
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Ajax
4 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) System Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Analytics
4 5 (45.45%) PayPal
4 5 (45.45%) Google Checkout
4 5 (45.45%) DHTML
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) JSP
4 5 (45.45%) Struts
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 5 (45.45%) SOA
4 5 (45.45%) B2B
4 5 (45.45%) B2C
4 5 (45.45%) SEO
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Content Management
4 5 (45.45%) Spring
4 5 (45.45%) Google
4 5 (45.45%) Coremetrics

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Electronics
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) UI Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) DHTML
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) JSP
1 5 (45.45%) Struts
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
1 5 (45.45%) Spring
1 5 (45.45%) Ajax
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) LINQ
5 1 (9.09%) COM
5 1 (9.09%) MSMQ
5 1 (9.09%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) DTV
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
1 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Content Management
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 5 (45.45%) SOA
3 5 (45.45%) B2B
3 5 (45.45%) B2C
3 5 (45.45%) SEO
3 5 (45.45%) System Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Logistics
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Google
1 5 (45.45%) Coremetrics
1 5 (45.45%) PayPal
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft