The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 205 176 130
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -46
Contract jobs citing OOD 61 61 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.65% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.90% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 71
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£353 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £424 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
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
7569 6760 5782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.27% 72.45% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4223 3698 2938
Average daily rate £395 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 273 290
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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 OOD across the South East region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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 OOD across the South East region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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 OOD within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -11 26 £313 +2.29% 12
Buckinghamshire +1 12 £410 -18.00% 4
Berkshire 0 11 £413 +22.22% 8
Surrey +8 6 £375 - 4
Kent -2 4 - - 3
West Sussex -21 1 £275 - 4
East Sussex - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 8
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing 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 OOD.

1 87 (66.41%) OO
2 78 (59.54%) Linux
3 75 (57.25%) C
4 74 (56.49%) UML
5 69 (52.67%) Software Engineering
6 66 (50.38%) NUnit
7 62 (47.33%) C++
7 62 (47.33%) UNIX
8 59 (45.04%) Analytical Skills
9 57 (43.51%) Subversion
9 57 (43.51%) Security Cleared
10 54 (41.22%) Configuration Management
11 53 (40.46%) ClearCase
12 51 (38.93%) GoogleTest
13 50 (38.17%) SC Cleared
13 50 (38.17%) CppUnit
13 50 (38.17%) Ant
14 48 (36.64%) Motif
15 40 (30.53%) Project Management
16 36 (27.48%) Use Case
17 35 (26.72%) SQL
18 34 (25.95%) .NET
19 33 (25.19%) Multithreading
20 32 (24.43%) C#
21 31 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
22 30 (22.90%) SQL Server
23 29 (22.14%) XML
23 29 (22.14%) Python
23 29 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
24 27 (20.61%) Memory Management

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.69%) Kentico
2 13 (9.92%) CMS
3 10 (7.63%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.58%) IIS
5 4 (3.05%) Apache
6 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.29%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (7.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) 3G
1 7 (5.34%) Wireless
1 7 (5.34%) LTE
1 7 (5.34%) 4G
2 6 (4.58%) WiMAX
2 6 (4.58%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (4.58%) UMTS
3 5 (3.82%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.82%) IPv4
3 5 (3.82%) IPv6
3 5 (3.82%) GSM
4 2 (1.53%) Internet
4 2 (1.53%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.90%) SQL Server
2 24 (18.32%) Ingres
2 24 (18.32%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.53%) Big Data
4 2 (1.53%) MySQL
4 2 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 66 (50.38%) NUnit
2 57 (43.51%) Subversion
3 53 (40.46%) ClearCase
4 51 (38.93%) GoogleTest
5 50 (38.17%) Ant
5 50 (38.17%) CppUnit
6 24 (18.32%) CruiseControl
7 23 (17.56%) ClearQuest
8 22 (16.79%) Rational Rose
9 17 (12.98%) Visual Studio
10 12 (9.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (1.53%) JUnit
13 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.76%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.76%) RSpec
13 1 (0.76%) FxCop
13 1 (0.76%) StyleCop
13 1 (0.76%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (5.34%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Banking
3 3 (2.29%) Retail
3 3 (2.29%) Electronics
4 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Publishing
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (62.60%) Developer
2 35 (26.72%) Software Engineer
3 20 (15.27%) .NET Developer
4 19 (14.50%) Software Developer
5 18 (13.74%) C Developer
6 9 (6.87%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.58%) C++ Developer
9 5 (3.82%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.29%) CMS Developer
11 3 (2.29%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.29%) Consultant
12 2 (1.53%) Test Engineer
12 2 (1.53%) Software Test Engineer
12 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (1.53%) Principal Engineer
12 2 (1.53%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 2 (1.53%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 2 (1.53%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (36.64%) Motif
2 34 (25.95%) .NET
3 29 (22.14%) XML
4 27 (20.61%) WCF
5 24 (18.32%) wxWidgets
6 17 (12.98%) CSS
7 16 (12.21%) HTML
8 14 (10.69%) jQuery
9 12 (9.16%) Web Services
10 11 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (7.63%) .NET Framework
12 9 (6.87%) ASP.NET
13 7 (5.34%) Spring
14 5 (3.82%) AngularJS
14 5 (3.82%) WPF
15 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (3.05%) Hibernate
15 4 (3.05%) Ajax
15 4 (3.05%) SOAP
16 3 (2.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (45.04%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (19.85%) Derivative
3 6 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.82%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.53%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.76%) Open Source
7 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 78 (59.54%) Linux
2 62 (47.33%) UNIX
3 18 (13.74%) Windows
4 9 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.53%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.76%) SUSE
6 1 (0.76%) Fedora
6 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (66.41%) OO
2 74 (56.49%) UML
3 69 (52.67%) Software Engineering
4 54 (41.22%) Configuration Management
5 40 (30.53%) Project Management
6 36 (27.48%) Use Case
7 33 (25.19%) Multithreading
8 31 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (20.61%) Memory Management
10 27 (20.61%) MVC
11 26 (19.85%) Integration Testing
12 23 (17.56%) Unified Process
12 23 (17.56%) RUP
13 22 (16.79%) Scrum
14 20 (15.27%) SOA
15 18 (13.74%) Automated Testing
15 18 (13.74%) TDD
16 12 (9.16%) Unit Testing
17 8 (6.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 75 (57.25%) C
2 62 (47.33%) C++
3 35 (26.72%) SQL
4 32 (24.43%) C#
5 29 (22.14%) Python
6 23 (17.56%) JavaScript
7 15 (11.45%) Java
8 7 (5.34%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.34%) Embedded C++
9 6 (4.58%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.29%) Perl
10 3 (2.29%) PHP
11 2 (1.53%) Ruby
11 2 (1.53%) PHP5
11 2 (1.53%) Groovy
11 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.76%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.76%) C++/CLI
12 1 (0.76%) MUMPS
12 1 (0.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 57 (43.51%) Security Cleared
2 50 (38.17%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.34%) Degree
4 2 (1.53%) ISEB
4 2 (1.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) Ansible
2 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.63%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.29%) webMethods
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle
3 3 (2.29%) SAP
4 2 (1.53%) Software AG
4 2 (1.53%) Google
4 2 (1.53%) Coremetrics
4 2 (1.53%) Coverity
4 2 (1.53%) Appcelerator
4 2 (1.53%) Facebook
5 1 (0.76%) Zend
5 1 (0.76%) IBM
5 1 (0.76%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.76%) VMware
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