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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 180 212 142
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -70
Contract jobs citing OOD 87 36 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.39% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.52% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 23 51
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£348 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £404 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +15.33%
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
7344 6872 6130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.13% 74.63% 72.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4439 3764 3310
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 257 268
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.96 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 +29 45 £310 +2.53% 11
Berkshire +6 12 £363 +3.57% 10
Oxfordshire - 8 £390 - 7
Surrey -6 7 £425 +4.93% 8
Kent +4 6 £270 -28.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -12 4 £250 -27.27% 2
East Sussex - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £325 - 2
Middlesex +3 1 £470 -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 100 (68.97%) OO
2 78 (53.79%) Linux
3 77 (53.10%) UML
4 74 (51.03%) C++
5 73 (50.34%) Software Engineering
6 66 (45.52%) C
7 55 (37.93%) Security Cleared
8 47 (32.41%) SC Cleared
8 47 (32.41%) UNIX
9 38 (26.21%) .NET
10 36 (24.83%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (22.07%) Multithreading
12 32 (22.07%) C#
12 32 (22.07%) Java
13 31 (21.38%) JavaScript
13 31 (21.38%) GoogleTest
14 30 (20.69%) Unit Testing
15 29 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 29 (20.00%) ClearCase
16 28 (19.31%) NUnit
17 27 (18.62%) Subversion
18 26 (17.93%) Configuration Management
19 23 (15.86%) HTML
20 22 (15.17%) CSS
20 22 (15.17%) Windows
20 22 (15.17%) Project Management
20 22 (15.17%) MVC
21 20 (13.79%) Ant
21 20 (13.79%) Integration Testing

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 9 (6.21%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.83%) IIS
3 6 (4.14%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.07%) CMS
6 2 (1.38%) Apache
6 2 (1.38%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.69%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.69%) Kentico
7 1 (0.69%) Node.js
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (2.07%) MS Office
2 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) Google Checkout
2 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.21%) 3G
1 9 (6.21%) Wireless
1 9 (6.21%) LTE
1 9 (6.21%) 4G
2 8 (5.52%) WiMAX
2 8 (5.52%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (5.52%) UMTS
3 7 (4.83%) IPv4
3 7 (4.83%) IPv6
4 5 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.45%) GSM
5 3 (2.07%) Internet
6 1 (0.69%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.69%) Network Security
6 1 (0.69%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.69%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.07%) MySQL
6 2 (1.38%) Big Data
7 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.69%) Ingres
7 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.69%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 31 (21.38%) GoogleTest
2 29 (20.00%) ClearCase
3 28 (19.31%) NUnit
4 27 (18.62%) Subversion
5 20 (13.79%) CppUnit
5 20 (13.79%) Ant
6 17 (11.72%) Visual Studio
7 8 (5.52%) Rational Rose
8 4 (2.76%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.76%) ClearQuest
9 3 (2.07%) NetBeans
9 3 (2.07%) Maven
10 2 (1.38%) JUnit
11 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Workshop
11 1 (0.69%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.69%) JSUnit
11 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.69%) Moq
General
1 8 (5.52%) Finance
2 3 (2.07%) Banking
2 3 (2.07%) Retail
3 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) Electronics
4 1 (0.69%) Automotive
4 1 (0.69%) Military
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (58.62%) Developer
2 29 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 26 (17.93%) C Developer
4 23 (15.86%) .NET Developer
5 20 (13.79%) C++ Developer
6 15 (10.34%) C# Developer
7 13 (8.97%) Software Developer
8 11 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (6.90%) Architect
10 9 (6.21%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
11 5 (3.45%) C++ Software Developer
12 4 (2.76%) C++ Software Engineer
12 4 (2.76%) C# Software Engineer
12 4 (2.76%) Java Software Engineer
12 4 (2.76%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (2.76%) AWS Developer
13 3 (2.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (2.07%) C++ Programmer
13 3 (2.07%) C Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.21%) .NET
2 23 (15.86%) HTML
3 22 (15.17%) CSS
4 18 (12.41%) WCF
5 16 (11.03%) ASP.NET
6 12 (8.28%) Web Services
6 12 (8.28%) Ajax
7 11 (7.59%) Spring
7 11 (7.59%) XML
7 11 (7.59%) WPF
8 10 (6.90%) Motif
9 8 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (4.83%) jQuery
10 7 (4.83%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.83%) .NET Framework
11 6 (4.14%) WinForms
11 6 (4.14%) JSP
12 5 (3.45%) DHTML
12 5 (3.45%) Struts
12 5 (3.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.83%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.03%) Derivative
3 13 (8.97%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.83%) N-Tier
4 7 (4.83%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.38%) User Experience
7 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) Statistics
8 1 (0.69%) Cybernetics
8 1 (0.69%) W3C
8 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.69%) CUDA
8 1 (0.69%) Social Media
8 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (53.79%) Linux
2 47 (32.41%) UNIX
3 22 (15.17%) Windows
4 3 (2.07%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.07%) Android
5 2 (1.38%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.69%) SUSE
6 1 (0.69%) Fedora
6 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (68.97%) OO
2 77 (53.10%) UML
3 73 (50.34%) Software Engineering
4 34 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (22.07%) Multithreading
6 30 (20.69%) Unit Testing
7 26 (17.93%) Configuration Management
8 22 (15.17%) Project Management
8 22 (15.17%) MVC
9 20 (13.79%) Integration Testing
10 18 (12.41%) Memory Management
10 18 (12.41%) System Integration Testing
10 18 (12.41%) Scrum
11 14 (9.66%) Use Case
12 12 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (7.59%) TDD
14 10 (6.90%) OOP
14 10 (6.90%) SDLC
15 8 (5.52%) RUP
15 8 (5.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 74 (51.03%) C++
2 66 (45.52%) C
3 32 (22.07%) C#
3 32 (22.07%) Java
4 31 (21.38%) JavaScript
5 14 (9.66%) SQL
6 9 (6.21%) Python
7 8 (5.52%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.83%) VB.NET
9 6 (4.14%) Embedded C
10 5 (3.45%) Embedded C++
11 4 (2.76%) VB
11 4 (2.76%) C++/CLI
12 3 (2.07%) Perl
12 3 (2.07%) PHP
13 2 (1.38%) VB6
14 1 (0.69%) Ruby
14 1 (0.69%) PHP5
14 1 (0.69%) MUMPS
14 1 (0.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 55 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 47 (32.41%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.59%) Degree
4 8 (5.52%) ISEB
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.69%) PhD
5 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) TickIT
2 1 (0.69%) WAI
2 1 (0.69%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) HL7
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
1 1 (0.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (11.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.14%) Google
3 5 (3.45%) Coremetrics
3 5 (3.45%) PayPal
4 4 (2.76%) IBM
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle
5 3 (2.07%) webMethods
6 2 (1.38%) Software AG
6 2 (1.38%) SAP
6 2 (1.38%) Perforce
6 2 (1.38%) Coverity
7 1 (0.69%) Facebook
7 1 (0.69%) Twitter
7 1 (0.69%) Telerik
7 1 (0.69%) Aquila
7 1 (0.69%) Adobe
7 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.69%) InterSystems
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