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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 252 266 243
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.061% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.076% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%
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
6689 7861 7146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.40% 79.64% 76.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4129 4807 3976
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 270 281
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.09 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% +68.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 - 6 £450 -
Middlesex - 4 - -
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (68.75%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) OOP
2 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) OO
4 7 (43.75%) SaaS
4 7 (43.75%) PaaS
5 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (37.50%) JUnit
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) TestNG
7 4 (25.00%) SysML
7 4 (25.00%) Aerospace
7 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 4 (25.00%) UML
7 4 (25.00%) OOD
8 3 (18.75%) RESTful
8 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
8 3 (18.75%) JBoss
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) Selenium
9 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
9 2 (12.50%) Java EE
9 2 (12.50%) Maven
9 2 (12.50%) MySQL
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle
9 2 (12.50%) WebLogic

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 (18.75%) JBoss
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) PaaS
1 7 (43.75%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JUnit
2 5 (31.25%) TestNG
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) DbUnit
5 1 (6.25%) jMock
5 1 (6.25%) Mockito
General
1 4 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Test Automation Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Test Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Test Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Automation Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) PowerMock
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) Servlets
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Struts
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) OOP
1 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (43.75%) OO
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) OOD
6 4 (25.00%) SysML
6 4 (25.00%) UML
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 1 (6.25%) CRM
9 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (6.25%) Financial Modelling
9 1 (6.25%) Open Source
9 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
9 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
9 1 (6.25%) SOA
9 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle