The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 46 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 1 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% 5.14% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 6.71% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 2
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£325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +16.12%
OOA/OOD
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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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
279 164 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.54% 76.64% 66.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 121 76
Average daily rate £366 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -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 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
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 £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

OOA/OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing OOA/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 OOA/OOD.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Escenic
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (66.67%) Java RMI
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing OOA/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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Escenic
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Developer Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) EJB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Java RMI
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss