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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 245 247 263
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 1 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.013% 0.13% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.016% 0.16% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
Median daily rate £420 £355 £585
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% -39.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £360 £385
% change year-on-year
+15.97% -6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
6208 7486 7618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.14% 79.61% 76.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3698 4411 4285
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 308 286
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.49 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing OOA/OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 1 £420 -
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for OOA/OOD.

1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) OOP
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 7 (50.00%) SaaS
3 7 (50.00%) PaaS
3 7 (50.00%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) SysML
6 4 (28.57%) Aerospace
6 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) JUnit
6 4 (28.57%) OOD
6 4 (28.57%) UML
6 4 (28.57%) RESTful
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) TestNG
7 3 (21.43%) JBoss
7 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
7 3 (21.43%) Maven
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) Content Management
8 2 (14.29%) HTTP
8 2 (14.29%) CMS
8 2 (14.29%) ISEB
8 2 (14.29%) MySQL
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) JBoss
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) PaaS
1 7 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Maven
2 3 (21.43%) TestNG
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.14%) DbUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Gradle
4 1 (7.14%) JMeter
4 1 (7.14%) jMock
4 1 (7.14%) Mockito
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (28.57%) Aerospace
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) PowerMock
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) Servlets
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Struts
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) OOP
1 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 7 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) OOD
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) SysML
5 4 (28.57%) UML
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) API Design
7 2 (14.29%) Content Management
7 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) MVC
8 1 (7.14%) Network Design
8 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Groovy
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle