The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.92% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £368
% change year-on-year
- -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +13.97%
OOD
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
302 161 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.74% 75.59% 67.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 119 76
Average daily rate £370 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

OOD
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 OOD within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 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
Bath - 7 £288 - 3
Bridgwater - - - - 2
OOD
South West

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing 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 OOD.

1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) OOP
1 9 (100.00%) CSS3
1 9 (100.00%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) PHP5
2 7 (77.78%) RESTful
2 7 (77.78%) Bash Shell
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 2 (22.22%) EJB
3 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (22.22%) JBoss
3 2 (22.22%) RUP
3 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (22.22%) MQSeries
3 2 (22.22%) Java RMI
3 2 (22.22%) Struts
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Spring

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 2 (22.22%) MQSeries
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (22.22%) Escenic
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
2 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML5
1 9 (100.00%) CSS3
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Java RMI
3 2 (22.22%) LAMP
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) JSF
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) Struts
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) EJB
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (22.22%) RUP
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
2 7 (77.78%) PHP5
2 7 (77.78%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss