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 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 188 123 195
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +72
Contract jobs citing OOD 62 113 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 1.31% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.84% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 58 25
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £272 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £402 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £41.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +3.33%
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
7089 6153 6619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.94% 71.57% 71.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4032 3421 3194
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 £518 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 241 331
Average hourly rate £21.00 £33.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.31% +59.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 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 24 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 -11 26 £300 -7.69% 13
Buckinghamshire +1 12 £390 -8.23% 9
Surrey -9 9 £260 -27.52% 11
Berkshire -12 6 £350 - 4
Middlesex 0 2 £413 +34.14% 2
East Sussex -9 2 £273 -
Oxfordshire -23 2 £363 +2.11% 5
Kent -6 1 - - 7
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 4
Isle of Wight - - - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 74 (77.08%) OO
2 42 (43.75%) C
2 42 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 39 (40.63%) UML
4 37 (38.54%) Linux
4 37 (38.54%) C++
4 37 (38.54%) .NET
5 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (35.42%) C#
7 32 (33.33%) Subversion
8 31 (32.29%) UNIX
9 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
10 28 (29.17%) Java
11 27 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (27.08%) Multithreading
12 26 (27.08%) Security Cleared
12 26 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (26.04%) NUnit
13 25 (26.04%) SQL
14 24 (25.00%) Configuration Management
15 23 (23.96%) HTML
15 23 (23.96%) XML
15 23 (23.96%) ClearCase
15 23 (23.96%) SC Cleared
16 22 (22.92%) GoogleTest
16 22 (22.92%) Project Management
17 21 (21.88%) MVC
17 21 (21.88%) Motif
17 21 (21.88%) CSS
17 21 (21.88%) Ant

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 4 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.08%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.04%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.04%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) Magento
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) Network Security
2 1 (1.04%) CTI
2 1 (1.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.42%) Ingres
2 10 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.08%) MySQL
4 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (33.33%) Subversion
2 25 (26.04%) NUnit
3 23 (23.96%) ClearCase
4 22 (22.92%) GoogleTest
5 21 (21.88%) CppUnit
5 21 (21.88%) Ant
6 14 (14.58%) Rational Rose
7 10 (10.42%) ClearQuest
7 10 (10.42%) CruiseControl
8 8 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 8 (8.33%) Eclipse
9 7 (7.29%) JUnit
9 7 (7.29%) Git (software)
10 6 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (6.25%) NetBeans
11 4 (4.17%) Selenium
11 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
12 3 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (3.13%) MSBuild
12 3 (3.13%) JIRA
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%) Publishing
7 1 (1.04%) Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
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 9 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 8 (8.33%) C Developer
7 5 (5.21%) C++ Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.17%) UI Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Design Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Software Design Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.54%) .NET
2 23 (23.96%) HTML
2 23 (23.96%) XML
3 21 (21.88%) CSS
3 21 (21.88%) Motif
4 17 (17.71%) Web Services
5 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET
6 14 (14.58%) WCF
7 10 (10.42%) wxWidgets
7 10 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (9.38%) jQuery
9 8 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (8.33%) Hibernate
10 7 (7.29%) Spring
10 7 (7.29%) Swing
10 7 (7.29%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.29%) HTML5
11 6 (6.25%) Backbone.js
11 6 (6.25%) J2SE
11 6 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.08%) 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%) IPTV
8 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.04%) Open Source
9 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.04%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.54%) Linux
2 31 (32.29%) 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 74 (77.08%) OO
2 42 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 39 (40.63%) UML
4 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (27.08%) Multithreading
7 24 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 22 (22.92%) Project Management
9 21 (21.88%) MVC
10 20 (20.83%) Scrum
11 19 (19.79%) Use Case
12 16 (16.67%) TDD
13 15 (15.63%) Unified Process
13 15 (15.63%) RUP
14 11 (11.46%) Memory Management
15 10 (10.42%) Unit Testing
15 10 (10.42%) Integration Testing
16 9 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
17 8 (8.33%) SOA
18 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 42 (43.75%) C
2 37 (38.54%) C++
3 34 (35.42%) C#
4 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
5 28 (29.17%) Java
6 25 (26.04%) SQL
7 10 (10.42%) Python
8 6 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.13%) PHP
9 3 (3.13%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.08%) Ruby
10 2 (2.08%) PHP5
10 2 (2.08%) Groovy
11 1 (1.04%) Scala
11 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.04%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.04%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 26 (27.08%) Security Cleared
2 23 (23.96%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.29%) 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%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle
3 5 (5.21%) SAP
3 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.08%) webMethods
4 2 (2.08%) Software AG
4 2 (2.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.04%) Zend
5 1 (1.04%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.04%) Facebook
5 1 (1.04%) Lotus
5 1 (1.04%) ESRI
5 1 (1.04%) JD Edwards
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The People Network
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago