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 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 Design (OOD)
Rank 202 138 172
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +34
Contract jobs citing OOD 41 112 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 1.28% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.79% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 71 32
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £368
% change year-on-year
- -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +13.97%
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
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% -

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 19 September 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 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
Buckinghamshire -3 10 £390 -8.23% 2
Hampshire -52 10 £350 +3.70% 6
Berkshire +14 8 £325 - 5
Surrey -6 8 £375 +25.00% 8
East Sussex -12 2 £273 -
Middlesex -1 1 £500 +62.60% 5
Kent -5 1 - - 5
Oxfordshire -12 1 £350 -1.40% 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Isle of Wight - - - -
OOD
England

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 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 (76.40%) OO
2 44 (49.44%) C#
3 43 (48.31%) .NET
4 40 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (41.57%) Java
6 32 (35.96%) C
7 31 (34.83%) UML
8 30 (33.71%) JavaScript
8 30 (33.71%) Software Engineering
9 29 (32.58%) HTML
10 27 (30.34%) C++
11 25 (28.09%) CSS
12 24 (26.97%) Linux
12 24 (26.97%) TDD
12 24 (26.97%) Multithreading
13 23 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (25.84%) Scrum
14 21 (23.60%) MVC
14 21 (23.60%) SQL
14 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
15 19 (21.35%) Subversion
16 18 (20.22%) XML
17 17 (19.10%) WCF
18 16 (17.98%) Oracle
18 16 (17.98%) Web Services
19 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET
20 14 (15.73%) Windows
20 14 (15.73%) NUnit
20 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
21 13 (14.61%) UNIX

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 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 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.62%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.62%) IIS
2 5 (5.62%) Apache
2 5 (5.62%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.25%) CMS
3 2 (2.25%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.25%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.25%) Escenic
3 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.25%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.12%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Doxygen
1 1 (1.12%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.12%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.12%) Magento
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.37%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.37%) HTTP
2 3 (3.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) Modbus
3 1 (1.12%) Profibus
3 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.49%) MySQL
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.25%) Big Data
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (21.35%) Subversion
2 14 (15.73%) NUnit
2 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio
4 11 (12.36%) Eclipse
5 10 (11.24%) Ant
6 9 (10.11%) JUnit
6 9 (10.11%) NetBeans
7 8 (8.99%) ClearCase
8 7 (7.87%) GoogleTest
8 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (7.87%) CppUnit
8 7 (7.87%) Rational Rose
9 5 (5.62%) Maven
9 5 (5.62%) SoapUI
10 4 (4.49%) Selenium
11 3 (3.37%) JIRA
11 3 (3.37%) MSBuild
11 3 (3.37%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.37%) Toad
General
1 11 (12.36%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Back Office
3 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.74%) Electronics
5 5 (5.62%) Marketing
6 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.49%) Retail
7 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (66.29%) Developer
2 13 (14.61%) Software Developer
2 13 (14.61%) Software Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) .NET Developer
4 10 (11.24%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.11%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Technical Leader
6 5 (5.62%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Design Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) UI Developer
7 4 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Software Design Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (3.37%) UI Programmer
8 3 (3.37%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Programmer
8 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (48.31%) .NET
2 29 (32.58%) HTML
3 25 (28.09%) CSS
4 18 (20.22%) XML
5 17 (19.10%) WCF
6 16 (17.98%) Web Services
7 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET
8 12 (13.48%) jQuery
9 10 (11.24%) Hibernate
9 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (10.11%) HTML5
10 9 (10.11%) .NET Framework
11 8 (8.99%) Spring
11 8 (8.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (7.87%) AngularJS
12 7 (7.87%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (7.87%) J2EE
12 7 (7.87%) Motif
13 6 (6.74%) SOAP
13 6 (6.74%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.74%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (5.62%) Derivative
5 4 (4.49%) DTV
5 4 (4.49%) N-Tier
5 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.25%) IPTV
7 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.12%) SCADA
7 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.12%) Physics
7 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.12%) Open Source
7 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.12%) Firmware
7 1 (1.12%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.97%) Linux
2 14 (15.73%) Windows
3 13 (14.61%) UNIX
4 3 (3.37%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (76.40%) OO
2 40 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (34.83%) UML
4 30 (33.71%) Software Engineering
5 24 (26.97%) TDD
5 24 (26.97%) Multithreading
6 23 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (25.84%) Scrum
7 21 (23.60%) MVC
8 12 (13.48%) SOA
9 11 (12.36%) Use Case
9 11 (12.36%) Unit Testing
10 10 (11.24%) Configuration Management
10 10 (11.24%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (11.24%) BDD
11 9 (10.11%) RUP
11 9 (10.11%) Project Management
12 8 (8.99%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (7.87%) Unified Process
14 6 (6.74%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (49.44%) C#
2 37 (41.57%) Java
3 32 (35.96%) C
4 30 (33.71%) JavaScript
5 27 (30.34%) C++
6 21 (23.60%) SQL
7 9 (10.11%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.49%) Ruby
9 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.37%) Scala
9 3 (3.37%) PHP
9 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.37%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.37%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.25%) PHP5
11 1 (1.12%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.74%) Degree
4 3 (3.37%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Oracle
2 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.62%) SAP
4 2 (2.25%) Software AG
4 2 (2.25%) webMethods
4 2 (2.25%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) Talend
5 1 (1.12%) Facebook
5 1 (1.12%) Zend
5 1 (1.12%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.12%) ESRI
5 1 (1.12%) Lotus
5 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.12%) VMware
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
TRG
Rate: 300-330 Per Day send
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago