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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 60 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing OOD 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% 0.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
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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
617 675 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.02% 71.73% 70.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 307 270
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £274 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 20
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £22.25 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) UML
4 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
4 4 (57.14%) Java EE
4 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
4 4 (57.14%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 4 (57.14%) JSF
4 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 4 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (42.86%) ClearCase
5 3 (42.86%) UNIX
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) ClearQuest
5 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
7 1 (14.29%) Windows
7 1 (14.29%) Internet
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) .NET

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) ClearCase
1 3 (42.86%) ClearQuest
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
1 4 (57.14%) JSF
1 4 (57.14%) Java EE
1 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C++/CLI
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft