The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 207 139 162
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +23
Contract jobs citing OOD 35 94 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 1.11% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.57% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 51 56
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£350 £323 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £421 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £365
% change year-on-year
- -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 5
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6706 6003 6893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.85% 70.82% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3681 3231 3265
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 255 323
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
OOD
England

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 30 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

OOD Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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 -56 11 £302 -6.24% 7
Surrey -3 10 £405 +24.61% 10
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £300 -20.00% 1
Berkshire +1 4 £350 - 4
Kent -2 3 £375 +36.36% 3
Oxfordshire +4 1 £325 -8.45% 2
Middlesex -6 1 - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 3
Isle of Wight - - - - 2
Home Counties - - - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 68 (69.39%) OO
2 52 (53.06%) UML
3 45 (45.92%) C
4 41 (41.84%) Java
5 39 (39.80%) Linux
5 39 (39.80%) Software Engineering
6 34 (34.69%) Multithreading
6 34 (34.69%) C#
6 34 (34.69%) C++
7 33 (33.67%) .NET
8 27 (27.55%) Subversion
9 26 (26.53%) TDD
10 25 (25.51%) HTML
10 25 (25.51%) Use Case
11 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (24.49%) Ant
12 23 (23.47%) SQL
12 23 (23.47%) NUnit
13 22 (22.45%) Oracle
14 21 (21.43%) CSS
14 21 (21.43%) Security Cleared
15 20 (20.41%) UNIX
15 20 (20.41%) SQL Server
16 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (18.37%) Configuration Management
17 18 (18.37%) JavaScript
17 18 (18.37%) XML
17 18 (18.37%) SC Cleared
18 17 (17.35%) GoogleTest
18 17 (17.35%) Motif

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (10.20%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.12%) Apache
2 6 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.10%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.08%) IIS
5 2 (2.04%) CMS
5 2 (2.04%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.04%) Escenic
5 2 (2.04%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.02%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Doxygen
1 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.02%) Magento
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.02%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.06%) HTTP
3 2 (2.04%) WEP
4 1 (1.02%) Modbus
4 1 (1.02%) Profibus
4 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database
2 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.08%) MySQL
5 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (27.55%) Subversion
2 24 (24.49%) Ant
3 23 (23.47%) NUnit
4 17 (17.35%) GoogleTest
5 16 (16.33%) ClearCase
5 16 (16.33%) CppUnit
6 15 (15.31%) Eclipse
7 14 (14.29%) Rational Rose
8 12 (12.24%) Visual Studio
8 12 (12.24%) JUnit
8 12 (12.24%) Git (software)
9 10 (10.20%) Maven
10 7 (7.14%) Toad
11 6 (6.12%) NetBeans
11 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (5.10%) SoapUI
13 4 (4.08%) Talend Open Studio
14 3 (3.06%) JIRA
15 2 (2.04%) Hudson
16 1 (1.02%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 10 (10.20%) Back Office
2 6 (6.12%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) Retail
4 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.06%) Electronics
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (57.14%) Developer
2 13 (13.27%) Software Engineer
2 13 (13.27%) Java Developer
3 9 (9.18%) Software Developer
4 7 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.12%) SQL Developer
5 6 (6.12%) PL/SQL Developer
6 5 (5.10%) C Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Technical Leader
6 5 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.06%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Java Swing Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Programmer
8 3 (3.06%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.04%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.04%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.67%) .NET
2 25 (25.51%) HTML
3 21 (21.43%) CSS
4 18 (18.37%) XML
5 17 (17.35%) Motif
6 14 (14.29%) WCF
7 13 (13.27%) Web Services
8 12 (12.24%) Hibernate
9 11 (11.22%) ASP.NET
10 10 (10.20%) J2EE
11 9 (9.18%) JPA
11 9 (9.18%) J2SE
12 8 (8.16%) JSF
13 7 (7.14%) Spring
13 7 (7.14%) Java RMI
14 6 (6.12%) JDBC
14 6 (6.12%) Servlets
14 6 (6.12%) SOAP
14 6 (6.12%) Swing
14 6 (6.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Derivative
2 8 (8.16%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.08%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.02%) IPTV
6 1 (1.02%) SCADA
6 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.02%) Physics
6 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.02%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.02%) DTV
6 1 (1.02%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.80%) Linux
2 20 (20.41%) UNIX
3 13 (13.27%) Windows
4 8 (8.16%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (69.39%) OO
2 52 (53.06%) UML
3 39 (39.80%) Software Engineering
4 34 (34.69%) Multithreading
5 26 (26.53%) TDD
6 25 (25.51%) Use Case
7 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (18.37%) Configuration Management
10 16 (16.33%) Project Management
10 16 (16.33%) Scrum
10 16 (16.33%) OOA/OOD
10 16 (16.33%) RUP
11 14 (14.29%) SOA
11 14 (14.29%) Unified Process
12 13 (13.27%) Memory Management
13 12 (12.24%) Integration Testing
14 10 (10.20%) MVC
15 7 (7.14%) BDD
15 7 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.92%) C
2 41 (41.84%) Java
3 34 (34.69%) C#
3 34 (34.69%) C++
4 23 (23.47%) SQL
5 18 (18.37%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.12%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.10%) Ruby
8 5 (5.10%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.08%) Embedded C
9 4 (4.08%) Embedded C++
10 3 (3.06%) Scala
10 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.04%) PHP
12 1 (1.02%) Google Apps Script
12 1 (1.02%) PHP5
12 1 (1.02%) Groovy
12 1 (1.02%) XPath
12 1 (1.02%) VC++
Qualifications
1 21 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.12%) Degree
4 3 (3.06%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.02%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) Oracle
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.10%) Software AG
3 5 (5.10%) webMethods
4 4 (4.08%) Talend
5 2 (2.04%) SAP
5 2 (2.04%) JBoss
6 1 (1.02%) Zend
6 1 (1.02%) Google
6 1 (1.02%) ESRI
6 1 (1.02%) Lotus
6 1 (1.02%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.02%) VMware
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