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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 236 235 203
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -32
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 7 13 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.15% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.21% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 29
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£300 £181 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% -46.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +38.46%
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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
6806 6247 7090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.34% 71.52% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 3470 3387
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 251 313
Average hourly rate £21.82 £29.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.75% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014. 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
Surrey - 5 - - 3
Berkshire - 1 £300 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (60.00%) OO
2 14 (56.00%) Java
3 13 (52.00%) UML
4 11 (44.00%) XML
5 10 (40.00%) Web Services
5 10 (40.00%) J2EE
5 10 (40.00%) OOD
6 9 (36.00%) Oracle
6 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) Scrum
7 8 (32.00%) C
7 8 (32.00%) HTML
8 7 (28.00%) .NET
8 7 (28.00%) C#
9 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (24.00%) MySQL
9 6 (24.00%) XSLT
9 6 (24.00%) Windows
9 6 (24.00%) SOA
9 6 (24.00%) REST
10 5 (20.00%) Data Architecture
10 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
10 5 (20.00%) CRM
10 5 (20.00%) EAI
10 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 5 (20.00%) UNIX
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (20.00%) XSD

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (20.00%) Mule
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (12.00%) CMS
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (8.00%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (8.00%) Escenic
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) MS Project Server
5 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) InfoPath
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (16.00%) Maven
2 4 (16.00%) NetBeans
3 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) Toad
3 3 (12.00%) Ant
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Hudson
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) Mockito
5 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Technical Design Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) XML
2 10 (40.00%) Web Services
2 10 (40.00%) J2EE
3 8 (32.00%) HTML
4 7 (28.00%) .NET
5 6 (24.00%) XSLT
5 6 (24.00%) REST
6 5 (20.00%) XSD
6 5 (20.00%) CSS
6 5 (20.00%) Ajax
7 4 (16.00%) JSF
8 3 (12.00%) CSS3
8 3 (12.00%) HTML5
8 3 (12.00%) CAML
8 3 (12.00%) Struts
8 3 (12.00%) ADO.NET
8 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (12.00%) Spring
8 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (12.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) OO
2 13 (52.00%) UML
3 10 (40.00%) OOD
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) SOA
7 5 (20.00%) Data Architecture
7 5 (20.00%) CRM
7 5 (20.00%) EAI
7 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (20.00%) Validation
7 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Use Case
8 4 (16.00%) Business Development
8 4 (16.00%) Workflow
8 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
8 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 4 (16.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) C
3 7 (28.00%) C#
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) C++
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) Scala
6 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (8.00%) Embedded C
7 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++
8 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (16.00%) Informatica
4 2 (8.00%) JBoss
5 1 (4.00%) Talend
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Lotus