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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 183 198 159
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -39
Contract jobs citing OOD 63 65 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.68% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.88% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 25
Average daily rate £350 £340 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +10.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
- +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Average hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £36.00 £37.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.20 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -4.48%
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
6811 7377 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.31% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 4043 3391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 240 269
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 34 £295 -3.22% 6
Surrey +9 20 £425 +13.33% 3
Oxfordshire - 5 £350 - 1
Berkshire +5 2 - - 4
West Sussex +7 1 - - 5
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £275 -33.33% 1
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 131 (81.88%) OO
2 119 (74.38%) Linux
3 103 (64.38%) Unix
4 82 (51.25%) C++
5 71 (44.38%) UML
6 68 (42.50%) C
7 66 (41.25%) Software Engineering
8 64 (40.00%) Windows
9 63 (39.38%) Java
9 63 (39.38%) JavaScript
9 63 (39.38%) SQL
10 61 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (36.88%) MVC
12 53 (33.13%) Ant
13 52 (32.50%) Python
14 48 (30.00%) NUnit
14 48 (30.00%) REST
15 47 (29.38%) Multithreading
16 46 (28.75%) Open Source
16 46 (28.75%) GoogleTest
17 43 (26.88%) Memory Management
18 42 (26.25%) CppUnit
18 42 (26.25%) Subversion
18 42 (26.25%) JSON
18 42 (26.25%) ClearCase
18 42 (26.25%) Configuration Management
18 42 (26.25%) Project Management
19 41 (25.63%) Node.js
20 40 (25.00%) MongoDB
20 40 (25.00%) NoSQL

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 41 (25.63%) Node.js
2 11 (6.88%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.00%) AquaLogic
3 8 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (4.38%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.13%) Apache
5 5 (3.13%) IIS
6 4 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (2.50%) CMS
7 3 (1.88%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.25%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.25%) Drupal
8 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.63%) BASE24
2 1 (0.63%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.38%) Internet
3 6 (3.75%) CTI
3 6 (3.75%) Network Security
4 1 (0.63%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 40 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 17 (10.63%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.75%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (3.75%) Ingres
5 6 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.50%) DB2
7 2 (1.25%) MySQL
7 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.63%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 53 (33.13%) Ant
2 48 (30.00%) NUnit
3 46 (28.75%) GoogleTest
4 42 (26.25%) ClearCase
4 42 (26.25%) CppUnit
4 42 (26.25%) Subversion
5 12 (7.50%) JIRA
5 12 (7.50%) Maven
6 9 (5.63%) Moq
6 9 (5.63%) Visual Studio
7 8 (5.00%) Git (software)
7 8 (5.00%) Jasmine
7 8 (5.00%) JIRA Agile
8 6 (3.75%) ClearQuest
8 6 (3.75%) CruiseControl
9 4 (2.50%) AccuRev
9 4 (2.50%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.25%) Rational Rose
12 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (5.63%) Retail
2 3 (1.88%) Electronics
2 3 (1.88%) Finance
3 2 (1.25%) Military
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (70.00%) Developer
2 39 (24.38%) Node.js Developer
3 36 (22.50%) C Developer
4 28 (17.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 27 (16.88%) Software Engineer
6 20 (12.50%) C++ Developer
7 18 (11.25%) C++ Software Engineer
8 17 (10.63%) C Software Engineer
9 16 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 14 (8.75%) Architect
11 11 (6.88%) Software Developer
12 10 (6.25%) Fortran Engineer
13 9 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
14 8 (5.00%) C/C++ Developer
14 8 (5.00%) Lead Developer
14 8 (5.00%) Team Leader
15 7 (4.38%) Java Developer
15 7 (4.38%) Technical Developer
15 7 (4.38%) Technical Leader
15 7 (4.38%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.00%) REST
2 42 (26.25%) JSON
3 40 (25.00%) Express
4 27 (16.88%) XML
5 20 (12.50%) jQuery
6 18 (11.25%) .NET
7 15 (9.38%) HTML
8 14 (8.75%) CSS
9 13 (8.13%) Spring
10 12 (7.50%) Java EE
10 12 (7.50%) JSF
11 9 (5.63%) Hibernate
11 9 (5.63%) JMS
11 9 (5.63%) Middleware
11 9 (5.63%) SOAP
12 8 (5.00%) Dojo
12 8 (5.00%) Motif
12 8 (5.00%) NHibernate
12 8 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (23.75%) Derivative
3 35 (21.88%) User Experience
4 9 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.38%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.88%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.25%) Social Media
8 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.63%) ASIC
8 1 (0.63%) CPLD
8 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 119 (74.38%) Linux
2 103 (64.38%) Unix
3 64 (40.00%) Windows
4 9 (5.63%) AIX
4 9 (5.63%) Solaris
5 4 (2.50%) Android
5 4 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (81.88%) OO
2 71 (44.38%) UML
3 66 (41.25%) Software Engineering
4 61 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (36.88%) MVC
6 47 (29.38%) Multithreading
7 46 (28.75%) Open Source
8 43 (26.88%) Memory Management
9 42 (26.25%) Configuration Management
9 42 (26.25%) Project Management
10 40 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 40 (25.00%) Pair Programming
11 39 (24.38%) Integration Testing
11 39 (24.38%) Use Case
12 38 (23.75%) System Integration Testing
12 38 (23.75%) Unit Testing
13 34 (21.25%) Requirements Analysis
14 19 (11.88%) SDLC
15 11 (6.88%) Parallel Programming
16 10 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 82 (51.25%) C++
2 68 (42.50%) C
3 63 (39.38%) Java
3 63 (39.38%) JavaScript
3 63 (39.38%) SQL
4 52 (32.50%) Python
5 40 (25.00%) Ruby
6 18 (11.25%) C#
7 11 (6.88%) Fortran
8 8 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.25%) PHP
9 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (23.13%) Security Cleared
2 28 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.88%) Degree
4 4 (2.50%) ISEB
5 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.63%) EMC Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) Varnish
2 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (10.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.88%) Oracle
3 4 (2.50%) Adobe
4 3 (1.88%) BEA
5 2 (1.25%) Omniture
5 2 (1.25%) Sun
5 2 (1.25%) Zend
6 1 (0.63%) BT
6 1 (0.63%) EMC
6 1 (0.63%) FairCom
6 1 (0.63%) Google
6 1 (0.63%) IBM
6 1 (0.63%) NICE Systems
6 1 (0.63%) SAP
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