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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 33 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing OO 16 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.52% 4.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% 4.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 0
Average hourly rate £38.77 £33.84 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
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
275 342 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 77.68% 84.44% 61.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 254 62
Average daily rate £360 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £488 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 11 4
Average hourly rate £42.00 £33.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% +78.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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

OO
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

OO
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

OO
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 3 July 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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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 -2 14 £338 +22.72%
Bath -5 1 £350 +16.66% 2
OO
South West

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 21 (84.00%) Java
1 21 (84.00%) SQL
1 21 (84.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (80.00%) HTML
3 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (68.00%) Web Development
4 17 (68.00%) C#
5 16 (64.00%) CSS
5 16 (64.00%) JSP
5 16 (64.00%) Apache
5 16 (64.00%) Tomcat
6 15 (60.00%) Scrum
7 13 (52.00%) Time Management
8 10 (40.00%) C++
8 10 (40.00%) UML
9 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
9 8 (32.00%) .NET
9 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
10 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
12 4 (16.00%) MVC
12 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
12 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
12 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
12 4 (16.00%) jQuery
13 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
13 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
13 3 (12.00%) Finance
14 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing

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Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 16 (64.00%) Apache
1 16 (64.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Trainee Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Trainee
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Java Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) HTML
2 16 (64.00%) CSS
2 16 (64.00%) JSP
3 8 (32.00%) .NET
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (68.00%) Web Development
4 15 (60.00%) Scrum
5 13 (52.00%) Time Management
6 10 (40.00%) UML
7 4 (16.00%) MVC
8 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Change Control
9 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) BDD
9 1 (4.00%) Parallel Processing
9 1 (4.00%) TDD
9 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
9 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) Migration
9 1 (4.00%) OOP
9 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Java
1 21 (84.00%) SQL
2 17 (68.00%) C#
3 10 (40.00%) C++
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft