The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 272 263 234
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -29
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 11 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.059% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.076% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 10
Average daily rate £358 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £273 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £369 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £346 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.85% -13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -31.81%
OOA/OOD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7658 7859 6980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.47% 77.84% 74.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4727 4423 3895
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 285 278
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOA/OOD across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

OOA/OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

OOA/OOD
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire - 6 £600 - 1
Buckinghamshire +9 4 £355 +2.52% 1
Middlesex -2 2 £600 +120.18%
OOA/OOD
England

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 24 (96.00%) Java
2 17 (68.00%) JSP
2 17 (68.00%) OO
3 16 (64.00%) XML
3 16 (64.00%) JMS
3 16 (64.00%) Servlets
3 16 (64.00%) Hibernate
3 16 (64.00%) Spring
4 15 (60.00%) HTML
4 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (60.00%) Struts
5 14 (56.00%) DHTML
5 14 (56.00%) J2EE
5 14 (56.00%) CSS
5 14 (56.00%) JDBC
5 14 (56.00%) HTTP
5 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
5 14 (56.00%) Use Case
5 14 (56.00%) Open Source
5 14 (56.00%) Software Architecture
6 8 (32.00%) JUnit
7 6 (24.00%) OOP
7 6 (24.00%) Selenium
7 6 (24.00%) TestNG
7 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (20.00%) Java EE
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle
9 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (12.00%) SQL

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) HTTP
1 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) JasperReports
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) JUnit
2 6 (24.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) TestNG
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.00%) AccuRev
4 1 (4.00%) Ant
4 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.00%) DbUnit
4 1 (4.00%) EasyMock
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Grunt
4 1 (4.00%) HttpUnit
4 1 (4.00%) JDeveloper
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (4.00%) Protractor
4 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.00%) Automotive
1 1 (4.00%) Electronics
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 16 (64.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (60.00%) Senior Developer
4 14 (56.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (56.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 14 (56.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 12 (48.00%) J2EE Developer
5 12 (48.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 12 (48.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 12 (48.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Architect
6 5 (20.00%) Test Architect
7 4 (16.00%) Test Automation Architect
8 3 (12.00%) Java Architect
8 3 (12.00%) Senior Architect
8 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Architect
8 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Automation Architect
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Architect
10 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) JSP
2 16 (64.00%) Hibernate
2 16 (64.00%) JMS
2 16 (64.00%) Servlets
2 16 (64.00%) Spring
2 16 (64.00%) XML
3 15 (60.00%) HTML
3 15 (60.00%) Struts
4 14 (56.00%) CSS
4 14 (56.00%) DHTML
4 14 (56.00%) J2EE
4 14 (56.00%) JDBC
5 5 (20.00%) Java EE
6 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 2 (8.00%) Java SE
7 2 (8.00%) jQuery
7 2 (8.00%) JSF
7 2 (8.00%) SOAP
7 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
8 1 (4.00%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) OO
2 14 (56.00%) Open Source
2 14 (56.00%) Software Architecture
2 14 (56.00%) Use Case
3 6 (24.00%) OOP
3 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Memory Management
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) OOD
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) SDLC
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) UML
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) QNX
2 1 (4.00%) Remedy