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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
England / South East
Rank - 244 256
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 0 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.16% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.20% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 5
Median daily rate - £355 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £385
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -7.79%
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% -

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
5739 6656 7227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.23% 79.98% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3373 3988 3999
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 286 241
Median hourly rate £38.50 £44.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) OOP
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) SaaS
3 4 (44.44%) PaaS
3 4 (44.44%) JUnit
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Maven
4 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
4 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (33.33%) SysML
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) JBoss
4 3 (33.33%) OOD
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) TestNG
5 2 (22.22%) API Design
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) SDET
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (22.22%) HTTP
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB

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 (33.33%) JBoss
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) PaaS
1 4 (44.44%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JUnit
2 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 3 (33.33%) TestNG
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) Ant
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
4 1 (11.11%) DbUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Gradle
4 1 (11.11%) JMeter
4 1 (11.11%) jMock
4 1 (11.11%) Mockito
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) PowerMock
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Struts
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) OOP
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) OOD
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) SysML
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) API Design
4 2 (22.22%) Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Groovy
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle