The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 62 82 93
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +11
Contract jobs citing OOD 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.098% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.14% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £358
% change year-on-year
- -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +13.97%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
580 734 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.97% 72.17% 67.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 376 282
Average daily rate £425 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £475 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (100.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) HTML5
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
5 4 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (40.00%) Change Data Capture
5 4 (40.00%) WCF
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) UML
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) Pair Programming
5 4 (40.00%) NUnit
5 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (40.00%) AOP
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (40.00%) NUnit
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Change Data Capture
3 4 (40.00%) UML
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Pair Programming
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft