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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 218 219 219
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 34 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.64% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 22
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £278 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £422 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +83.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.73
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
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
6857 7778 6987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.53% 79.74% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 4780 3892
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 264 269
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.41 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +17 13 £400 -1.53% 3
Surrey +4 6 £363 -9.37% 3
Oxfordshire -3 6 £375 -10.71%
Middlesex - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +15 2 £450 +15.38% 1
West Sussex 0 2 £393 +12.14%
Hampshire -8 2 £375 +10.29% 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for OOD.

1 48 (65.75%) OO
2 35 (47.95%) UML
3 33 (45.21%) Linux
4 31 (42.47%) .NET
5 29 (39.73%) C#
5 29 (39.73%) C++
6 25 (34.25%) Multithreading
7 23 (31.51%) Ant
7 23 (31.51%) Subversion
8 22 (30.14%) Software Engineering
8 22 (30.14%) C
9 21 (28.77%) Unix
9 21 (28.77%) Security Cleared
10 19 (26.03%) SC Cleared
10 19 (26.03%) Memory Management
11 18 (24.66%) GoogleTest
11 18 (24.66%) Unit Testing
11 18 (24.66%) Integration Testing
11 18 (24.66%) System Integration Testing
11 18 (24.66%) SQL
11 18 (24.66%) NUnit
11 18 (24.66%) Derivative
11 18 (24.66%) JSON
12 17 (23.29%) Scrum
12 17 (23.29%) Java
12 17 (23.29%) Project Management
12 17 (23.29%) Configuration Management
13 16 (21.92%) Use Case
14 15 (20.55%) CppUnit
14 15 (20.55%) Analytical Skills

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.96%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (10.96%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (10.96%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.74%) Apache
2 2 (2.74%) JBoss
3 1 (1.37%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Bluemix
1 7 (9.59%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.74%) GitHub
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.37%) IaaS
4 1 (1.37%) PaaS
4 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.74%) SNMP
3 1 (1.37%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) MySQL
3 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Ant
1 23 (31.51%) Subversion
2 18 (24.66%) GoogleTest
2 18 (24.66%) NUnit
3 15 (20.55%) ClearCase
3 15 (20.55%) CppUnit
4 12 (16.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (15.07%) Eclipse
5 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
6 8 (10.96%) JIRA
6 8 (10.96%) Maven
7 7 (9.59%) MSTest
7 7 (9.59%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.11%) JUnit
8 3 (4.11%) Rational Rose
9 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.37%) EasyMock
10 1 (1.37%) WiX
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.48%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.74%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Games
5 1 (1.37%) Military
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (72.60%) Developer
2 15 (20.55%) C# Developer
3 14 (19.18%) C Developer
4 13 (17.81%) C++ Developer
5 10 (13.70%) .NET Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Java Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Software Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Software Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) C/C++ Developer
8 7 (9.59%) C++ Software Developer
8 7 (9.59%) J2EE Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (8.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (8.22%) C/C++ Software Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Consultant
11 4 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (42.47%) .NET
2 18 (24.66%) JSON
3 13 (17.81%) Web Services
3 13 (17.81%) XML
4 12 (16.44%) WPF
5 11 (15.07%) Spring
6 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET
6 10 (13.70%) HTML
6 10 (13.70%) REST
7 9 (12.33%) J2EE
7 9 (12.33%) JDBC
7 9 (12.33%) SOAP
8 8 (10.96%) JSP
8 8 (10.96%) Servlets
9 6 (8.22%) CSS
9 6 (8.22%) jQuery
9 6 (8.22%) WCF
10 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.85%) HTML5
10 5 (6.85%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Derivative
2 15 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.96%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.74%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.37%) Life Science
6 1 (1.37%) Online Games
6 1 (1.37%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.21%) Linux
2 21 (28.77%) Unix
3 13 (17.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (65.75%) OO
2 35 (47.95%) UML
3 25 (34.25%) Multithreading
4 22 (30.14%) Software Engineering
5 19 (26.03%) Memory Management
6 18 (24.66%) Integration Testing
6 18 (24.66%) System Integration Testing
6 18 (24.66%) Unit Testing
7 17 (23.29%) Configuration Management
7 17 (23.29%) Project Management
7 17 (23.29%) Scrum
8 16 (21.92%) Use Case
9 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (15.07%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (15.07%) RUP
10 11 (15.07%) SOA
11 10 (13.70%) OOP
11 10 (13.70%) SDLC
12 9 (12.33%) MVC
12 9 (12.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) C#
1 29 (39.73%) C++
2 22 (30.14%) C
3 18 (24.66%) SQL
4 17 (23.29%) Java
5 15 (20.55%) Python
6 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.96%) AspectJ
8 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.74%) PHP
9 2 (2.74%) Ruby
9 2 (2.74%) XPath
10 1 (1.37%) ABAP
10 1 (1.37%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.37%) Perl
10 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (28.77%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.03%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) IBM
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) Perforce
4 1 (1.37%) SAP