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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
England / South East
Rank 169 202 186
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -16
Contract jobs citing OOD 74 55 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 0.64% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.79% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 41 44
Median daily rate £438 £350 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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
6133 6948 7637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.52% 80.97% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3617 4286 4183
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 272 252
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +36 42 £425 - 2
West Sussex - 15 £468 -
Berkshire +31 14 £450 -33.33%
Oxfordshire -7 1 - - 2
Hampshire -22 1 - - 6
Middlesex - 1 £340 -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for OOD.

1 87 (91.58%) OO
2 60 (63.16%) SQL
3 48 (50.53%) Finance
4 45 (47.37%) Python
5 44 (46.32%) Web Services
6 42 (44.21%) Oracle
7 41 (43.16%) XML
7 41 (43.16%) Data Analysis
7 41 (43.16%) Relational Database
8 36 (37.89%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (37.89%) Linux
9 35 (36.84%) Unix
10 34 (35.79%) SDLC
11 32 (33.68%) JavaScript
12 31 (32.63%) Business Analysis
13 27 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (26.32%) Java
15 21 (22.11%) MVC
15 21 (22.11%) Open Source
16 20 (21.05%) MongoDB
16 20 (21.05%) NoSQL
17 19 (20.00%) REST
17 19 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 19 (20.00%) Degree
18 18 (18.95%) JSON
18 18 (18.95%) C++
18 18 (18.95%) Windows
18 18 (18.95%) Oracle Database
18 18 (18.95%) User Experience
18 18 (18.95%) Node.js

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.26%) Confluence
2 4 (4.21%) Apache
3 3 (3.16%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.16%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) GitHub
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) LDAP
2 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.11%) Internet
4 1 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (43.16%) Relational Database
2 20 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 20 (21.05%) NoSQL
3 18 (18.95%) Oracle Database
4 10 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (8.42%) MySQL
6 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.16%) Apache Accumulo
7 3 (3.16%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.16%) Big Data
7 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.16%) Neo4j
7 3 (3.16%) OrientDB
8 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Subversion
2 9 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.47%) NUnit
3 8 (8.42%) GoogleTest
4 6 (6.32%) Ant
4 6 (6.32%) ClearCase
4 6 (6.32%) CppUnit
5 5 (5.26%) JIRA
6 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.11%) JUnit
7 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.05%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.05%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.05%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.05%) Maven
8 1 (1.05%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (50.53%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Back Office
3 1 (1.05%) Legal
3 1 (1.05%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (47.37%) Developer
2 41 (43.16%) Analyst
2 41 (43.16%) Systems Analyst
3 36 (37.89%) Oracle Analyst
4 33 (34.74%) Pensions Analyst
5 27 (28.42%) Insurance Systems Analyst
6 19 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 17 (17.89%) Node.js Developer
8 11 (11.58%) SQL Analyst
9 10 (10.53%) Database Analyst
10 8 (8.42%) C++ Developer
11 7 (7.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (7.37%) Software Engineer
12 5 (5.26%) .NET Developer
12 5 (5.26%) C Developer
12 5 (5.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (5.26%) Linux Developer
12 5 (5.26%) Unix Developer
12 5 (5.26%) Web Developer
13 4 (4.21%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (46.32%) Web Services
2 41 (43.16%) XML
3 19 (20.00%) REST
4 18 (18.95%) JSON
4 18 (18.95%) Node.js
5 17 (17.89%) Express
6 14 (14.74%) HTML
7 12 (12.63%) CSS
8 7 (7.37%) .NET
8 7 (7.37%) HTML5
8 7 (7.37%) RESTful
9 6 (6.32%) AngularJS
9 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET
9 6 (6.32%) Laravel
10 3 (3.16%) jQuery
10 3 (3.16%) Kafka
10 3 (3.16%) WCF
10 3 (3.16%) WPF
11 2 (2.11%) CSS3
11 2 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.89%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (18.95%) User Experience
3 8 (8.42%) Derivative
4 5 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (4.21%) Wiki
6 3 (3.16%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (3.16%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.11%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.05%) Reinsurance
8 1 (1.05%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (37.89%) Linux
2 35 (36.84%) Unix
3 18 (18.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (91.58%) OO
2 41 (43.16%) Data Analysis
3 34 (35.79%) SDLC
4 31 (32.63%) Business Analysis
5 27 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (22.11%) MVC
6 21 (22.11%) Open Source
7 19 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (17.89%) Pair Programming
9 15 (15.79%) Software Engineering
10 13 (13.68%) UML
10 13 (13.68%) Unit Testing
11 11 (11.58%) Data Flow Diagram
12 10 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (9.47%) Front End Development
13 9 (9.47%) Web Development
14 8 (8.42%) Integration Testing
14 8 (8.42%) Memory Management
14 8 (8.42%) Multithreading
14 8 (8.42%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (63.16%) SQL
2 45 (47.37%) Python
3 32 (33.68%) JavaScript
4 25 (26.32%) Java
5 18 (18.95%) C++
6 17 (17.89%) Ruby
7 11 (11.58%) C
8 7 (7.37%) C#
8 7 (7.37%) PHP
9 3 (3.16%) Perl
9 3 (3.16%) Scala
9 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.11%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.05%) VB
11 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Degree
2 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) OSCP
4 1 (1.05%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
1 1 (1.05%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.05%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 42 (44.21%) Oracle
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.16%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe
4 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow