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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 268 246 222
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -24
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 2 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.020% 0.055% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.073% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
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£350 £263 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
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
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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
Hampshire -8 2 £350 - 1
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
4 6 (66.67%) HTTP
4 6 (66.67%) XML
4 6 (66.67%) JMS
4 6 (66.67%) JDBC
4 6 (66.67%) JSP
4 6 (66.67%) Servlets
4 6 (66.67%) Struts
4 6 (66.67%) J2EE
4 6 (66.67%) Java
4 6 (66.67%) DHTML
4 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 6 (66.67%) Spring
4 6 (66.67%) Open Source
5 5 (55.56%) Ajax
5 5 (55.56%) UML
6 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (44.44%) Maven
6 4 (44.44%) Time Management
6 4 (44.44%) JSON
6 4 (44.44%) Dojo
6 4 (44.44%) JPA
6 4 (44.44%) Ant
6 4 (44.44%) JUnit
7 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (22.22%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 6 (66.67%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Ant
1 4 (44.44%) JUnit
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) StarTeam
2 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) JDBC
3 6 (66.67%) JSP
3 6 (66.67%) Servlets
3 6 (66.67%) Struts
3 6 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) JMS
3 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) DHTML
4 5 (55.56%) Ajax
5 4 (44.44%) JSON
5 4 (44.44%) Dojo
5 4 (44.44%) JPA
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) UML
4 4 (44.44%) Time Management
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) Use Case
6 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
7 1 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 1 (11.11%) Content Management
7 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Coverity