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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 198 132 196
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +64
Contract jobs citing OOD 61 108 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 1.28% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.79% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 57 23
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£305 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £265 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 5
Average hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.50 £38.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
7059 6039 6501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.82% 71.37% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4044 3345 3160
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 240 321
Average hourly rate £20.84 £32.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 October 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 30 October 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 -12 27 £300 -7.69% 9
Buckinghamshire -6 11 £390 -8.23% 4
Surrey -8 8 £260 -25.71% 5
Berkshire -18 5 £350 - 6
Oxfordshire -31 3 £375 +15.38% 5
Middlesex +1 2 £413 +34.14% 2
East Sussex - 2 £273 -
Kent -1 1 - - 7
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 4
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 73 (76.04%) OO
2 43 (44.79%) C
3 41 (42.71%) Software Engineering
4 39 (40.63%) UML
5 38 (39.58%) Linux
5 38 (39.58%) C++
6 36 (37.50%) .NET
7 34 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (34.38%) C#
8 33 (34.38%) Subversion
9 32 (33.33%) UNIX
10 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
11 28 (29.17%) Java
11 28 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (28.13%) Security Cleared
13 25 (26.04%) Multithreading
13 25 (26.04%) NUnit
13 25 (26.04%) Configuration Management
14 24 (25.00%) SQL
14 24 (25.00%) ClearCase
14 24 (25.00%) SC Cleared
15 23 (23.96%) XML
15 23 (23.96%) Project Management
15 23 (23.96%) GoogleTest
16 22 (22.92%) Motif
16 22 (22.92%) Ant
16 22 (22.92%) HTML
16 22 (22.92%) CppUnit
17 21 (21.88%) MVC

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (6.25%) IIS
1 6 (6.25%) Apache
2 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.08%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.04%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) Internet
1 3 (3.13%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.04%) CTI
2 1 (1.04%) Intranet
2 1 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.46%) Ingres
2 11 (11.46%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.08%) MySQL
5 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (34.38%) Subversion
2 25 (26.04%) NUnit
3 24 (25.00%) ClearCase
4 23 (23.96%) GoogleTest
5 22 (22.92%) Ant
5 22 (22.92%) CppUnit
6 14 (14.58%) Rational Rose
7 11 (11.46%) CruiseControl
7 11 (11.46%) ClearQuest
8 8 (8.33%) Eclipse
9 7 (7.29%) Visual Studio
10 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
10 6 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (6.25%) JUnit
10 6 (6.25%) NetBeans
11 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
11 4 (4.17%) Selenium
12 3 (3.13%) JIRA
12 3 (3.13%) MSBuild
12 3 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (11.46%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.25%) Electronics
4 5 (5.21%) Back Office
4 5 (5.21%) Marketing
5 4 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.13%) Retail
7 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.04%) Publishing
7 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (63.54%) Developer
2 22 (22.92%) Software Engineer
3 15 (15.63%) Software Developer
4 11 (11.46%) .NET Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.33%) C Developer
6 8 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.21%) C++ Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (4.17%) UI Developer
8 4 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Software Design Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Design Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.13%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.50%) .NET
2 23 (23.96%) XML
3 22 (22.92%) Motif
3 22 (22.92%) HTML
4 20 (20.83%) CSS
5 17 (17.71%) Web Services
6 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET
7 13 (13.54%) WCF
8 11 (11.46%) wxWidgets
9 10 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (9.38%) jQuery
11 8 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (7.29%) Hibernate
12 7 (7.29%) Swing
12 7 (7.29%) Spring
12 7 (7.29%) HTML5
12 7 (7.29%) AngularJS
13 6 (6.25%) Backbone.js
13 6 (6.25%) WPF
14 5 (5.21%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.42%) Derivative
3 7 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.21%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (4.17%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.17%) DTV
7 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.08%) IPTV
8 2 (2.08%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.04%) Open Source
9 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (39.58%) Linux
2 32 (33.33%) UNIX
3 20 (20.83%) Windows
4 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (76.04%) OO
2 41 (42.71%) Software Engineering
3 39 (40.63%) UML
4 34 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (26.04%) Multithreading
6 25 (26.04%) Configuration Management
7 23 (23.96%) Project Management
8 21 (21.88%) MVC
9 20 (20.83%) Use Case
10 19 (19.79%) Scrum
11 16 (16.67%) TDD
12 15 (15.63%) Unified Process
12 15 (15.63%) RUP
13 11 (11.46%) Memory Management
14 10 (10.42%) Integration Testing
15 9 (9.38%) Unit Testing
15 9 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
16 7 (7.29%) SOA
17 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 43 (44.79%) C
2 38 (39.58%) C++
3 33 (34.38%) C#
4 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
5 28 (29.17%) Java
6 24 (25.00%) SQL
7 11 (11.46%) Python
8 5 (5.21%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.13%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.13%) PHP
9 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.13%) Groovy
10 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.08%) Ruby
10 2 (2.08%) PHP5
11 1 (1.04%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.04%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 24 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (3.13%) OCPJP
5 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.08%) ISEB
6 1 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Docker
1 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Ansible
2 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle
3 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.21%) SAP
4 2 (2.08%) Software AG
4 2 (2.08%) webMethods
4 2 (2.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.04%) ESRI
5 1 (1.04%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.04%) Lotus
5 1 (1.04%) Zend
5 1 (1.04%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.04%) Facebook
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