The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 26 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 53 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing OOD 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 0.31% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.41% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £369 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +9.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.75 £34.86
% change year-on-year
+9.93% +8.28%
OOD
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
584 729 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.84% 75.15% 71.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 465 320
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 8
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.50 £15.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Reading

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for OOD.

1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) OO
1 9 (90.00%) Unit Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (80.00%) SDLC
2 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (80.00%) MSTest
2 8 (80.00%) B2B
2 8 (80.00%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) SOAP
3 7 (70.00%) SOA
3 7 (70.00%) JSON
3 7 (70.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 7 (70.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Games
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) MAPI
5 1 (10.00%) JBoss
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Java

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MSTest
1 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SOA Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Web Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Architect
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) JSON
3 7 (70.00%) REST
3 7 (70.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) DCOM
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) MAPI
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OO
1 9 (90.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (80.00%) B2B
2 8 (80.00%) SDLC
3 7 (70.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 7 (70.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) ATDD
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle