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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 190 184 142
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -42
Contract jobs citing OOD 64 56 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.63% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.87% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 61
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.39% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £425 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +12.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.45 £33.75 £36.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £59.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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 +20 42 £298 -2.56% 9
Berkshire -7 8 £350 -17.64% 7
Surrey +5 6 £425 - 4
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £325 -10.95% 2
Oxfordshire -28 1 £301 -6.09% 7
Middlesex - 1 £470 -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 94 (69.12%) OO
2 77 (56.62%) Linux
3 75 (55.15%) C
4 74 (54.41%) UML
5 65 (47.79%) C++
6 63 (46.32%) Software Engineering
7 58 (42.65%) UNIX
8 57 (41.91%) NUnit
8 57 (41.91%) Security Cleared
9 48 (35.29%) SC Cleared
10 46 (33.82%) Analytical Skills
11 45 (33.09%) GoogleTest
12 43 (31.62%) Subversion
12 43 (31.62%) ClearCase
13 42 (30.88%) Configuration Management
14 38 (27.94%) Ant
14 38 (27.94%) CppUnit
15 35 (25.74%) Multithreading
15 35 (25.74%) C#
16 34 (25.00%) .NET
17 33 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
18 30 (22.06%) SQL Server
18 30 (22.06%) MVC
19 29 (21.32%) Project Management
20 28 (20.59%) Motif
20 28 (20.59%) Integration Testing
20 28 (20.59%) Memory Management
21 27 (19.85%) WCF
22 26 (19.12%) Derivative
23 25 (18.38%) Use Case

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (11.03%) CMS
2 14 (10.29%) Kentico
3 10 (7.35%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.15%) IIS
5 5 (3.68%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.21%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.21%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.47%) Apache
7 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.74%) Drupal
8 1 (0.74%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.74%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) Google Checkout
2 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.15%) LTE
1 7 (5.15%) 4G
1 7 (5.15%) Wireless
1 7 (5.15%) 3G
2 6 (4.41%) UMTS
2 6 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (4.41%) WiMAX
3 5 (3.68%) IPv4
3 5 (3.68%) IPv6
3 5 (3.68%) GSM
4 4 (2.94%) Internet
4 4 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.47%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.35%) Ingres
2 10 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.21%) MySQL
4 2 (1.47%) Big Data
4 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (41.91%) NUnit
2 45 (33.09%) GoogleTest
3 43 (31.62%) Subversion
3 43 (31.62%) ClearCase
4 38 (27.94%) Ant
4 38 (27.94%) CppUnit
5 22 (16.18%) Visual Studio
6 15 (11.03%) Rational Rose
7 10 (7.35%) ClearQuest
7 10 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (7.35%) CruiseControl
8 3 (2.21%) NetBeans
9 2 (1.47%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.47%) JUnit
9 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.47%) Maven
10 1 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.74%) Selenium
10 1 (0.74%) RSpec
General
1 8 (5.88%) Finance
2 4 (2.94%) Banking
3 3 (2.21%) Retail
3 3 (2.21%) Electronics
3 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Automotive
4 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (63.97%) Developer
2 27 (19.85%) Software Engineer
3 25 (18.38%) C Developer
4 21 (15.44%) .NET Developer
5 13 (9.56%) C++ Developer
5 13 (9.56%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.62%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Architect
9 4 (2.94%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.94%) AWS Developer
10 3 (2.21%) CMS Developer
11 2 (1.47%) Technical Architect
11 2 (1.47%) Programmer
11 2 (1.47%) Lead Developer
11 2 (1.47%) Agile .NET Developer
11 2 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 2 (1.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (1.47%) C Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.00%) .NET
2 28 (20.59%) Motif
3 27 (19.85%) WCF
4 21 (15.44%) CSS
5 20 (14.71%) HTML
6 17 (12.50%) XML
7 14 (10.29%) jQuery
8 11 (8.09%) ASP.NET
8 11 (8.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (7.35%) Web Services
9 10 (7.35%) wxWidgets
9 10 (7.35%) .NET Framework
10 7 (5.15%) Spring
11 6 (4.41%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.41%) Ajax
12 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.68%) Hibernate
13 4 (2.94%) XHTML
13 4 (2.94%) DHTML
13 4 (2.94%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (33.82%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (19.12%) Derivative
3 9 (6.62%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.15%) N-Tier
4 7 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Cybernetics
7 1 (0.74%) Statistics
7 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) Social Media
7 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.74%) W3C
7 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 77 (56.62%) Linux
2 58 (42.65%) UNIX
3 15 (11.03%) Windows
4 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.21%) Android
6 2 (1.47%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.74%) Fedora
7 1 (0.74%) SUSE
7 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (69.12%) OO
2 74 (54.41%) UML
3 63 (46.32%) Software Engineering
4 42 (30.88%) Configuration Management
5 35 (25.74%) Multithreading
6 33 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (22.06%) MVC
8 29 (21.32%) Project Management
9 28 (20.59%) Integration Testing
9 28 (20.59%) Memory Management
10 25 (18.38%) Use Case
11 22 (16.18%) Unit Testing
12 21 (15.44%) Scrum
13 20 (14.71%) SOA
14 16 (11.76%) TDD
15 15 (11.03%) RUP
15 15 (11.03%) Unified Process
16 14 (10.29%) Automated Testing
17 13 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (6.62%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (55.15%) C
2 65 (47.79%) C++
3 35 (25.74%) C#
4 25 (18.38%) JavaScript
5 21 (15.44%) SQL
6 20 (14.71%) Java
6 20 (14.71%) Python
7 6 (4.41%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.41%) Embedded C
8 5 (3.68%) Embedded C++
9 3 (2.21%) Perl
10 2 (1.47%) PHP
10 2 (1.47%) C++/CLI
10 2 (1.47%) Ruby
11 1 (0.74%) VB6
11 1 (0.74%) PHP5
11 1 (0.74%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.74%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 57 (41.91%) Security Cleared
2 48 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.35%) Degree
4 2 (1.47%) ISEB
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) TickIT
2 1 (0.74%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) WAI
2 1 (0.74%) HL7
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.68%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.94%) SAP
3 4 (2.94%) Google
4 3 (2.21%) PayPal
4 3 (2.21%) Coremetrics
4 3 (2.21%) webMethods
5 2 (1.47%) IBM
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle
5 2 (1.47%) Software AG
5 2 (1.47%) Coverity
6 1 (0.74%) Facebook
6 1 (0.74%) Twitter
6 1 (0.74%) InterSystems
6 1 (0.74%) Adobe
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