The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Somerset region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 33 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 18 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.93% 0.51% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 0.79% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £350 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
307 127 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 84.11% 64.14% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 76 56
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £10.20 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.36 £19.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OO
South West

OO
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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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 28 July 2014. 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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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 - 9 £275 -
Bath - 7 £300 - 3
Street - 1 £325 - 1
Taunton - - - - 1
Wells - - - -
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Frome - - - - 1
OO
South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 18 (81.82%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
4 9 (40.91%) UML
4 9 (40.91%) OOP
4 9 (40.91%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (40.91%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (40.91%) Change Control
5 8 (36.36%) Web Development
5 8 (36.36%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) C++
7 6 (27.27%) TDD
7 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) JSP
8 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
9 4 (18.18%) Apache
9 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
9 4 (18.18%) Process Management
9 4 (18.18%) HTML
9 4 (18.18%) CSS
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) Scrum
9 4 (18.18%) SVG
9 4 (18.18%) Pair Programming
9 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (18.18%) Batik
9 4 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (18.18%) Scala
9 4 (18.18%) CouchDB

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Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.64%) Drupal
2 3 (13.64%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) CouchDB
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) JMeter
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.55%) TestNG
4 1 (4.55%) EasyMock
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) Mockito
General
1 3 (13.64%) Aerospace
2 2 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Software Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Junior Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Junior
4 4 (18.18%) Junior Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Scala Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C++ Developer
6 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) JSP
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) SVG
2 4 (18.18%) Batik
2 4 (18.18%) Akka
2 4 (18.18%) Play Framework
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) LAMP
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) JMS
4 1 (4.55%) J2EE
4 1 (4.55%) EJB
4 1 (4.55%) Servlets
4 1 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 9 (40.91%) UML
3 9 (40.91%) OOP
3 9 (40.91%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (40.91%) Change Control
4 8 (36.36%) Web Development
5 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Pair Programming
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Process Management
6 4 (18.18%) Time Management
6 4 (18.18%) BDD
7 2 (9.09%) OO PHP
7 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) MVC
8 1 (4.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) C++
4 4 (18.18%) Scala
5 3 (13.64%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) Delphi
6 1 (4.55%) Ada
6 1 (4.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA