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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 192 125 172
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +47
Contract jobs citing OOD 66 108 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 1.27% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.78% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 38 36
Average daily rate
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£305 £350 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% -9.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £314 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
7191 6084 5762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.11% 71.29% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4096 3269 2871
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 229 355
Average hourly rate £21.58 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Hampshire -2 43 £300 -4.92% 12
Buckinghamshire -11 9 £400 +40.35% 2
Surrey -13 4 £260 -34.59% 7
Oxfordshire -23 3 £375 - 6
Middlesex 0 2 £325 -
West Sussex -9 2 - - 3
Berkshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 7
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 74 (71.15%) OO
2 52 (50.00%) Linux
3 49 (47.12%) C
4 48 (46.15%) Software Engineering
5 47 (45.19%) UML
6 46 (44.23%) Subversion
7 45 (43.27%) UNIX
8 44 (42.31%) NUnit
9 40 (38.46%) C++
9 40 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (34.62%) .NET
10 36 (34.62%) Configuration Management
10 36 (34.62%) Security Cleared
11 35 (33.65%) GoogleTest
11 35 (33.65%) Motif
11 35 (33.65%) C#
11 35 (33.65%) ClearCase
12 34 (32.69%) CppUnit
13 33 (31.73%) Ant
14 32 (30.77%) SC Cleared
15 31 (29.81%) SQL
15 31 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (27.88%) JavaScript
16 29 (27.88%) XML
17 28 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (25.96%) Project Management
19 25 (24.04%) Use Case
20 23 (22.12%) Scrum
21 22 (21.15%) Multithreading
22 21 (20.19%) wxWidgets

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (7.69%) CMS
1 8 (7.69%) Kentico
2 5 (4.81%) IIS
2 5 (4.81%) Apache
3 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.92%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) Ethernet
1 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) Network Security
2 1 (0.96%) CTI
2 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.19%) SQL Server
1 21 (20.19%) Ingres
1 21 (20.19%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.92%) MySQL
3 2 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (44.23%) Subversion
2 44 (42.31%) NUnit
3 35 (33.65%) ClearCase
3 35 (33.65%) GoogleTest
4 34 (32.69%) CppUnit
5 33 (31.73%) Ant
6 21 (20.19%) CruiseControl
7 20 (19.23%) ClearQuest
8 13 (12.50%) Rational Rose
8 13 (12.50%) Visual Studio
9 7 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
11 5 (4.81%) NetBeans
12 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
12 4 (3.85%) Selenium
12 4 (3.85%) MSBuild
13 3 (2.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
13 3 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (1.92%) Moq
General
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.88%) Marketing
4 3 (2.88%) Electronics
5 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.92%) Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (70.19%) Developer
2 23 (22.12%) Software Engineer
3 21 (20.19%) Software Developer
4 13 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 13 (12.50%) C Developer
5 7 (6.73%) C# Developer
5 7 (6.73%) Web Developer
5 7 (6.73%) Java Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.81%) C++ Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Design Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Software Design Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (2.88%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (2.88%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (2.88%) CMS Developer
8 3 (2.88%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (34.62%) .NET
2 35 (33.65%) Motif
3 29 (27.88%) XML
4 21 (20.19%) wxWidgets
5 20 (19.23%) HTML
5 20 (19.23%) CSS
6 19 (18.27%) WCF
7 17 (16.35%) jQuery
8 14 (13.46%) Web Services
9 13 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 9 (8.65%) .NET Framework
10 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (8.65%) HTML5
11 7 (6.73%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (6.73%) Swing
12 6 (5.77%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.81%) Backbone.js
13 5 (4.81%) Java SE
13 5 (4.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.46%) Derivative
3 6 (5.77%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.81%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.88%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.88%) DTV
7 2 (1.92%) Open Source
7 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.92%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.92%) IPTV
8 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.96%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 52 (50.00%) Linux
2 45 (43.27%) UNIX
3 21 (20.19%) Windows
4 8 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (71.15%) OO
2 48 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 47 (45.19%) UML
4 36 (34.62%) Configuration Management
5 31 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (25.96%) Project Management
8 25 (24.04%) Use Case
9 23 (22.12%) Scrum
10 22 (21.15%) Multithreading
11 21 (20.19%) MVC
12 17 (16.35%) TDD
13 15 (14.42%) Memory Management
14 14 (13.46%) Integration Testing
14 14 (13.46%) RUP
14 14 (13.46%) SOA
14 14 (13.46%) Unified Process
15 12 (11.54%) Automated Testing
16 8 (7.69%) Unit Testing
16 8 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (47.12%) C
2 40 (38.46%) C++
3 35 (33.65%) C#
4 31 (29.81%) SQL
5 29 (27.88%) JavaScript
6 21 (20.19%) Python
7 14 (13.46%) Java
8 5 (4.81%) PHP
8 5 (4.81%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.85%) PHP5
10 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.88%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.92%) Ruby
11 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.92%) Groovy
12 1 (0.96%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.96%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 32 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (1.92%) ISEB
4 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Docker
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle
4 4 (3.85%) SAP
5 3 (2.88%) Appcelerator
5 3 (2.88%) Facebook
6 2 (1.92%) webMethods
6 2 (1.92%) Software AG
6 2 (1.92%) Zend
7 1 (0.96%) VMware
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