The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO 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 (OO)
Rank 18 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 30 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.68% 3.74% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.55% 4.50% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
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£339 £294 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.40% -16.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 0
Average hourly rate £42.38 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.81 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.75% -3.85%
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South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 289 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 85.05% 83.05% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 214 119
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £509 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 12 2
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

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Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil +1 19 £310 +12.72% 4
Taunton - 3 £365 - 2
Bath -10 1 £350 +16.66% 1
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South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing OO 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 OO.

1 34 (87.18%) Software Engineering
2 33 (84.62%) HTML
3 32 (82.05%) SQL
4 30 (76.92%) Java
4 30 (76.92%) CSS
5 28 (71.79%) Web Development
6 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (66.67%) JSP
7 26 (66.67%) Apache
7 26 (66.67%) Tomcat
8 25 (64.10%) Scrum
9 23 (58.97%) UML
10 21 (53.85%) C#
10 21 (53.85%) Time Management
11 20 (51.28%) C++
12 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
13 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
14 9 (23.08%) Eclipse
15 7 (17.95%) .NET
16 6 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
16 6 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
17 5 (12.82%) Windows
18 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
18 4 (10.26%) MFC
18 4 (10.26%) STL
18 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
18 4 (10.26%) OOD
18 4 (10.26%) Use Case
18 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
18 4 (10.26%) Validation

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Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (66.67%) Apache
1 26 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.69%) CMS
2 3 (7.69%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 6 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Military
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 14 (35.90%) Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Trainee Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Trainee
6 2 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.56%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (84.62%) HTML
2 30 (76.92%) CSS
3 26 (66.67%) JSP
4 7 (17.95%) .NET
5 4 (10.26%) MFC
5 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.26%) STL
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.69%) WCF
6 3 (7.69%) jQuery
6 3 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (2.56%) XML
7 1 (2.56%) J2EE
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.56%) HTML5
7 1 (2.56%) CSS3
7 1 (2.56%) Sass
7 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) Software Engineering
2 28 (71.79%) Web Development
3 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (64.10%) Scrum
5 23 (58.97%) UML
6 21 (53.85%) Time Management
7 6 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) OOD
8 4 (10.26%) Validation
8 4 (10.26%) Use Case
9 3 (7.69%) Change Management
10 2 (5.13%) Web Design
10 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.13%) Content Management
10 2 (5.13%) Change Control
11 1 (2.56%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (2.56%) BDD
11 1 (2.56%) TDD
11 1 (2.56%) Requirements Management
11 1 (2.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) SQL
2 30 (76.92%) Java
3 21 (53.85%) C#
4 20 (51.28%) C++
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.56%) Ada
7 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) EPiServer
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £39.25 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £42.75 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago