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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 222 175 200
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +25
Contract jobs citing OOD 43 88 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.93% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.17% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 54 31
Median daily rate £340 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -23.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
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
7180 7498 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.59% 79.60% 75.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4392 4364 3776
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 242 259
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.44 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire -21 20 £320 +10.34% 7
Kent +11 9 - - 1
Surrey -4 6 £350 -18.84% 1
Oxfordshire +6 3 £390 -
Berkshire -8 3 £513 +20.64% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £425 +37.09% 2
West Sussex -15 1 £335 +3.07% 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 55 (73.33%) OO
2 53 (70.67%) Linux
2 53 (70.67%) UML
3 42 (56.00%) C
3 42 (56.00%) Software Engineering
4 41 (54.67%) Subversion
5 40 (53.33%) Ant
5 40 (53.33%) Unix
6 39 (52.00%) GoogleTest
7 37 (49.33%) Multithreading
7 37 (49.33%) Security Cleared
7 37 (49.33%) C++
7 37 (49.33%) NUnit
8 35 (46.67%) Memory Management
9 34 (45.33%) SC Cleared
9 34 (45.33%) Integration Testing
10 33 (44.00%) Configuration Management
10 33 (44.00%) Project Management
11 32 (42.67%) ClearCase
11 32 (42.67%) Derivative
11 32 (42.67%) CppUnit
11 32 (42.67%) Use Case
11 32 (42.67%) System Integration Testing
12 28 (37.33%) Unit Testing
12 28 (37.33%) Python
13 26 (34.67%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (29.33%) Requirements Analysis
15 20 (26.67%) SQL
16 19 (25.33%) XML
17 18 (24.00%) .NET

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 8 (10.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (10.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.67%) Drupal
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Bluemix
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) MySQL
1 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.00%) Ingres
3 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (54.67%) Subversion
2 40 (53.33%) Ant
3 39 (52.00%) GoogleTest
4 37 (49.33%) NUnit
5 32 (42.67%) ClearCase
5 32 (42.67%) CppUnit
6 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
7 10 (13.33%) Eclipse
8 8 (10.67%) Maven
9 7 (9.33%) JIRA
9 7 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (9.33%) Visual Studio
10 5 (6.67%) Rational Rose
11 3 (4.00%) ClearQuest
11 3 (4.00%) CruiseControl
12 2 (2.67%) MSTest
13 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
13 1 (1.33%) JUnit
13 1 (1.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (5.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.33%) Automotive
2 1 (1.33%) Banking
2 1 (1.33%) Electronics
2 1 (1.33%) Front Office
2 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (73.33%) Developer
2 25 (33.33%) C Developer
3 16 (21.33%) Software Engineer
4 13 (17.33%) C++ Developer
5 11 (14.67%) C/C++ Developer
5 11 (14.67%) Senior Developer
6 10 (13.33%) Software Developer
7 9 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) C++ Software Developer
8 8 (10.67%) Java Developer
8 8 (10.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (9.33%) C Software Engineer
9 7 (9.33%) C# Developer
9 7 (9.33%) C/C++ Software Developer
9 7 (9.33%) J2EE Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (8.00%) .NET Developer
10 6 (8.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) XML
2 18 (24.00%) .NET
3 13 (17.33%) JSON
4 12 (16.00%) HTML
5 10 (13.33%) CSS
5 10 (13.33%) Motif
6 9 (12.00%) J2EE
6 9 (12.00%) JDBC
6 9 (12.00%) jQuery
6 9 (12.00%) Spring
7 8 (10.67%) JSP
7 8 (10.67%) Servlets
8 7 (9.33%) Web Services
9 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (8.00%) REST
9 6 (8.00%) SOAP
10 5 (6.67%) HTML5
11 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
12 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (4.00%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 32 (42.67%) Derivative
2 26 (34.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.67%) Social Media
5 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.33%) Life Science
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (70.67%) Linux
2 40 (53.33%) Unix
3 7 (9.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (73.33%) OO
2 53 (70.67%) UML
3 42 (56.00%) Software Engineering
4 37 (49.33%) Multithreading
5 35 (46.67%) Memory Management
6 34 (45.33%) Integration Testing
7 33 (44.00%) Configuration Management
7 33 (44.00%) Project Management
8 32 (42.67%) System Integration Testing
8 32 (42.67%) Use Case
9 28 (37.33%) Unit Testing
10 22 (29.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 13 (17.33%) RUP
12 10 (13.33%) Scrum
13 9 (12.00%) OOP
14 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (10.67%) AOP
15 7 (9.33%) SDLC
16 6 (8.00%) MVC
16 6 (8.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (56.00%) C
2 37 (49.33%) C++
3 28 (37.33%) Python
4 20 (26.67%) SQL
5 17 (22.67%) C#
6 12 (16.00%) Java
7 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
8 8 (10.67%) AspectJ
9 3 (4.00%) PHP
10 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.33%) ABAP
11 1 (1.33%) Ruby
11 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (49.33%) Security Cleared
2 34 (45.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) IBM
3 2 (2.67%) Omniture
3 2 (2.67%) Zend
4 1 (1.33%) OpenLink
4 1 (1.33%) QNX
4 1 (1.33%) SAP