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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 204 178 133
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -45
Contract jobs citing OOD 57 64 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.69% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.95% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 77
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £299 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £318
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.80%
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
7474 6710 6001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.93% 71.94% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4214 3749 3133
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 258 261
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.51 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -11 28 £300 -2.28% 11
Berkshire +6 11 £413 +6.45% 4
Buckinghamshire +1 10 £399 -7.80% 2
Kent - 4 - - 1
Surrey -5 3 £400 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £275 - 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 81 (68.64%) OO
2 67 (56.78%) Linux
3 63 (53.39%) C
4 60 (50.85%) UML
5 56 (47.46%) NUnit
6 55 (46.61%) Software Engineering
7 53 (44.92%) C++
8 48 (40.68%) UNIX
9 46 (38.98%) Subversion
10 44 (37.29%) Security Cleared
10 44 (37.29%) Analytical Skills
11 43 (36.44%) ClearCase
12 42 (35.59%) Configuration Management
13 41 (34.75%) GoogleTest
14 39 (33.05%) CppUnit
14 39 (33.05%) Ant
15 38 (32.20%) SC Cleared
16 34 (28.81%) Motif
17 33 (27.97%) C#
18 32 (27.12%) .NET
19 31 (26.27%) Multithreading
20 29 (24.58%) SQL Server
21 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
22 27 (22.88%) Use Case
22 27 (22.88%) Project Management
23 26 (22.03%) MVC
24 25 (21.19%) SQL
24 25 (21.19%) WCF
25 24 (20.34%) Integration Testing
25 24 (20.34%) Memory Management

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (11.86%) Kentico
2 13 (11.02%) CMS
3 10 (8.47%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.24%) IIS
5 4 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.54%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.54%) Apache
6 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Google Checkout
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) 3G
1 7 (5.93%) Wireless
1 7 (5.93%) LTE
1 7 (5.93%) 4G
2 6 (5.08%) WiMAX
2 6 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (5.08%) UMTS
3 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.24%) IPv4
3 5 (4.24%) IPv6
3 5 (4.24%) GSM
4 2 (1.69%) Internet
4 2 (1.69%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.86%) Ingres
2 14 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.69%) Big Data
4 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (47.46%) NUnit
2 46 (38.98%) Subversion
3 43 (36.44%) ClearCase
4 41 (34.75%) GoogleTest
5 39 (33.05%) Ant
5 39 (33.05%) CppUnit
6 20 (16.95%) Visual Studio
7 17 (14.41%) Rational Rose
8 14 (11.86%) CruiseControl
9 13 (11.02%) ClearQuest
10 11 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.69%) JUnit
12 2 (1.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.85%) Maven
13 1 (0.85%) Selenium
13 1 (0.85%) RSpec
13 1 (0.85%) FxCop
General
1 6 (5.08%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Banking
3 3 (2.54%) Retail
3 3 (2.54%) Electronics
3 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Publishing
4 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 77 (65.25%) Developer
2 26 (22.03%) Software Engineer
3 19 (16.10%) .NET Developer
4 16 (13.56%) Software Developer
5 13 (11.02%) C Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.78%) C++ Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.24%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.54%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.54%) CMS Developer
12 2 (1.69%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (1.69%) Front-End Web Developer
12 2 (1.69%) Agile .NET Developer
12 2 (1.69%) C++ Software Developer
12 2 (1.69%) Consultant
12 2 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 2 (1.69%) AWS Developer
13 1 (0.85%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.81%) Motif
2 32 (27.12%) .NET
3 25 (21.19%) WCF
4 19 (16.10%) XML
5 18 (15.25%) CSS
6 17 (14.41%) HTML
7 14 (11.86%) wxWidgets
8 13 (11.02%) jQuery
9 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (9.32%) Web Services
9 11 (9.32%) .NET Framework
10 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET
11 7 (5.93%) Spring
12 5 (4.24%) Ajax
12 5 (4.24%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.39%) WPF
13 4 (3.39%) Hibernate
13 4 (3.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 4 (3.39%) SOAP
13 4 (3.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (37.29%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (19.49%) Derivative
3 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.24%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.85%) Open Source
5 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 67 (56.78%) Linux
2 48 (40.68%) UNIX
3 12 (10.17%) Windows
4 4 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.54%) Android
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.85%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.85%) SUSE
7 1 (0.85%) Fedora
7 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (68.64%) OO
2 60 (50.85%) UML
3 55 (46.61%) Software Engineering
4 42 (35.59%) Configuration Management
5 31 (26.27%) Multithreading
6 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (22.88%) Use Case
7 27 (22.88%) Project Management
8 26 (22.03%) MVC
9 24 (20.34%) Integration Testing
9 24 (20.34%) Memory Management
10 21 (17.80%) SOA
11 19 (16.10%) Scrum
12 17 (14.41%) Unified Process
12 17 (14.41%) RUP
12 17 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (14.41%) TDD
13 16 (13.56%) Automated Testing
14 14 (11.86%) Unit Testing
15 8 (6.78%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (53.39%) C
2 53 (44.92%) C++
3 33 (27.97%) C#
4 25 (21.19%) SQL
5 22 (18.64%) JavaScript
6 19 (16.10%) Python
7 14 (11.86%) Java
8 6 (5.08%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.08%) Embedded C
9 5 (4.24%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.54%) Perl
10 3 (2.54%) PHP
11 2 (1.69%) Ruby
11 2 (1.69%) PHP5
12 1 (0.85%) C++/CLI
12 1 (0.85%) Groovy
12 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.85%) Tcl
12 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 44 (37.29%) Security Cleared
2 38 (32.20%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.93%) Degree
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.85%) QA
1 1 (0.85%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.24%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.39%) SAP
4 3 (2.54%) webMethods
4 3 (2.54%) Google
4 3 (2.54%) Coremetrics
4 3 (2.54%) PayPal
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle
5 2 (1.69%) Coverity
5 2 (1.69%) Appcelerator
5 2 (1.69%) Facebook
5 2 (1.69%) Software AG
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) Zend
6 1 (0.85%) InterSystems
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