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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 204 124 161
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +37
Contract jobs citing OOD 38 111 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 1.25% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.75% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 67 51
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.06% -
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
6658 6342 7051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.79% 71.69% 70.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3742 3467 3362
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 251 329
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.88 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

OOD Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 2014. 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
Surrey -2 11 £390 +11.42% 4
Berkshire +15 8 £350 +7.69% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £388 -3.12%
Hampshire -61 6 £350 +5.66% 4
Middlesex -9 2 £500 +90.47% 3
Kent -10 2 £375 +36.36% 4
East Sussex -9 1 - - 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Isle of Wight - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 64 (68.09%) OO
2 41 (43.62%) C#
3 40 (42.55%) .NET
3 40 (42.55%) UML
4 38 (40.43%) C
4 38 (40.43%) Java
5 34 (36.17%) Software Engineering
6 31 (32.98%) HTML
7 29 (30.85%) Linux
8 28 (29.79%) C++
8 28 (29.79%) JavaScript
8 28 (29.79%) CSS
9 25 (26.60%) SQL
10 24 (25.53%) Multithreading
11 23 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (24.47%) SQL Server
11 23 (24.47%) Scrum
12 22 (23.40%) TDD
13 20 (21.28%) Subversion
14 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (19.15%) NUnit
15 18 (19.15%) Use Case
15 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
15 18 (19.15%) MVC
15 18 (19.15%) UNIX
16 17 (18.09%) Ant
16 17 (18.09%) Oracle
17 16 (17.02%) XML
17 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET
17 16 (17.02%) WCF

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 8 (8.51%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.32%) IIS
3 5 (5.32%) Apache
3 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.32%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.13%) CMS
4 2 (2.13%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.13%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.13%) Escenic
4 2 (2.13%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.06%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Office
1 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.06%) Doxygen
1 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.06%) Magento
2 1 (1.06%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.06%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.19%) HTTP
2 3 (3.19%) Internet
3 2 (2.13%) WEP
4 1 (1.06%) Modbus
4 1 (1.06%) Profibus
4 1 (1.06%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database
2 8 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (6.38%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.26%) MySQL
6 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.13%) Big Data
7 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (21.28%) Subversion
2 18 (19.15%) NUnit
3 17 (18.09%) Ant
4 13 (13.83%) Visual Studio
4 13 (13.83%) Git (software)
5 11 (11.70%) GoogleTest
5 11 (11.70%) ClearCase
5 11 (11.70%) CppUnit
6 9 (9.57%) Rational Rose
6 9 (9.57%) Eclipse
6 9 (9.57%) NetBeans
7 8 (8.51%) Maven
8 7 (7.45%) JUnit
8 7 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (6.38%) Toad
10 5 (5.32%) SoapUI
11 4 (4.26%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (3.19%) JIRA
12 3 (3.19%) Selenium
13 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (8.51%) Back Office
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.26%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Electronics
4 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (60.64%) Developer
2 15 (15.96%) Software Engineer
3 12 (12.77%) .NET Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.45%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) SQL Developer
6 5 (5.32%) PL/SQL Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Design Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Software Design Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Programmer
8 3 (3.19%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.13%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (42.55%) .NET
2 31 (32.98%) HTML
3 28 (29.79%) CSS
4 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET
4 16 (17.02%) XML
4 16 (17.02%) WCF
5 12 (12.77%) jQuery
5 12 (12.77%) Web Services
6 11 (11.70%) Motif
7 9 (9.57%) J2EE
8 8 (8.51%) Hibernate
8 8 (8.51%) .NET Framework
8 8 (8.51%) JPA
8 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (7.45%) HTML5
9 7 (7.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (7.45%) Spring
9 7 (7.45%) JSF
9 7 (7.45%) Ajax
10 6 (6.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.38%) Derivative
4 4 (4.26%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.13%) IPTV
6 2 (2.13%) DTV
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.06%) Firmware
7 1 (1.06%) SCADA
7 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.06%) Physics
7 1 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Linux
2 18 (19.15%) UNIX
3 11 (11.70%) Windows
4 6 (6.38%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (68.09%) OO
2 40 (42.55%) UML
3 34 (36.17%) Software Engineering
4 24 (25.53%) Multithreading
5 23 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (24.47%) Scrum
6 22 (23.40%) TDD
7 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (19.15%) Use Case
8 18 (19.15%) MVC
9 14 (14.89%) Configuration Management
10 13 (13.83%) OOA/OOD
11 12 (12.77%) Project Management
12 11 (11.70%) SOA
12 11 (11.70%) RUP
13 10 (10.64%) Unit Testing
14 9 (9.57%) Unified Process
14 9 (9.57%) BDD
15 7 (7.45%) Memory Management
16 6 (6.38%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 41 (43.62%) C#
2 38 (40.43%) Java
2 38 (40.43%) C
3 28 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 28 (29.79%) C++
4 25 (26.60%) SQL
5 8 (8.51%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.38%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.38%) Ruby
7 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.19%) Scala
8 3 (3.19%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.19%) Embedded C++
8 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.13%) PHP
9 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.06%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.06%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (1.06%) Python
10 1 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.96%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) OCPJP
3 3 (3.19%) Degree
4 1 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Oracle
2 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.26%) Talend
4 3 (3.19%) SAP
5 2 (2.13%) JBoss
6 1 (1.06%) Lotus
6 1 (1.06%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.06%) ESRI
6 1 (1.06%) VMware
6 1 (1.06%) Google
6 1 (1.06%) Zend
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