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 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 (OO)
Rank 41 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing OO 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.62% 0.46% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 0.61% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
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£275 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.25% -8.75%
OO
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
285 165 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.85% 76.04% 65.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 122 76
Average daily rate £360 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% +55.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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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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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 22 September 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 - 7 £275 -
Bath - 1 £288 - 4
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Frome - - - -
Street - - - -
Taunton - - - -
OO
South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 20 (80.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 10 (40.00%) UML
4 10 (40.00%) OOP
4 10 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (40.00%) Web Development
4 10 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (40.00%) Change Control
5 9 (36.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) C++
6 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) TDD
8 6 (24.00%) HTML
8 6 (24.00%) Apache
8 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (24.00%) CSS
8 6 (24.00%) JSP
8 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
8 6 (24.00%) Scrum
8 6 (24.00%) Time Management
9 5 (20.00%) Aerospace
10 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
10 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (16.00%) Scala
10 4 (16.00%) CouchDB
10 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (16.00%) ExpressionEngine

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Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (24.00%) Apache
1 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 3 (12.00%) Drupal
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) CouchDB
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) JMeter
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.00%) TestNG
3 1 (4.00%) EasyMock
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.00%) Mockito
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 5 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Software Engineer
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Junior
3 4 (16.00%) Junior Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Junior Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Scala Developer
4 3 (12.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
1 6 (24.00%) CSS
1 6 (24.00%) JSP
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) SVG
2 4 (16.00%) Batik
2 4 (16.00%) Akka
2 4 (16.00%) Play Framework
3 3 (12.00%) LAMP
4 1 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) Laravel
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) UML
3 10 (40.00%) OOP
3 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 10 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (40.00%) Web Development
3 10 (40.00%) Change Control
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) Time Management
6 4 (16.00%) BDD
6 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
6 4 (16.00%) Process Management
7 3 (12.00%) OO PHP
8 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
9 1 (4.00%) MVC
9 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) C++
4 4 (16.00%) PHP
4 4 (16.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) Delphi
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Ada
5 1 (4.00%) PHP5
5 1 (4.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
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