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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 214 213 128
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -85
Contract jobs citing OOD 56 38 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.42% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.56% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 67
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+5.28% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £30.00 £37.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £42.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £33.73 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.96% -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
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 +12 26 £340 -2.85% 9
Berkshire -5 7 £363 +3.57% 7
Kent +10 6 £270 -28.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 6 £390 +0.64% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £390 - 3
Surrey -11 3 £425 +8.97% 3
West Sussex - 3 £325 - 2
East Sussex -3 1 - - 1
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 90 (69.77%) OO
2 69 (53.49%) UML
3 66 (51.16%) C++
4 65 (50.39%) Software Engineering
5 64 (49.61%) Linux
6 55 (42.64%) C
7 51 (39.53%) Security Cleared
8 44 (34.11%) SC Cleared
9 39 (30.23%) UNIX
10 37 (28.68%) .NET
11 33 (25.58%) JavaScript
12 31 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (24.03%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (23.26%) C#
14 28 (21.71%) Java
15 26 (20.16%) GoogleTest
16 25 (19.38%) SQL Server
16 25 (19.38%) Multithreading
17 24 (18.60%) Unit Testing
17 24 (18.60%) HTML
18 23 (17.83%) CSS
18 23 (17.83%) NUnit
19 22 (17.05%) ClearCase
20 21 (16.28%) Windows
21 20 (15.50%) ASP.NET
21 20 (15.50%) Project Management
21 20 (15.50%) Subversion
22 19 (14.73%) Configuration Management
23 18 (13.95%) Visual Studio
24 17 (13.18%) MVC

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (7.75%) IIS
2 8 (6.20%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.33%) CMS
5 2 (1.55%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) Drupal
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.78%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.78%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) Google Checkout
2 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) 3G
1 5 (3.88%) Wireless
1 5 (3.88%) LTE
1 5 (3.88%) 4G
2 4 (3.10%) Internet
2 4 (3.10%) WiMAX
2 4 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (3.10%) IPv4
2 4 (3.10%) IPv6
2 4 (3.10%) UMTS
3 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.55%) GSM
4 1 (0.78%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.78%) CTI
4 1 (0.78%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.55%) MySQL
7 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.78%) Ingres
7 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (20.16%) GoogleTest
2 23 (17.83%) NUnit
3 22 (17.05%) ClearCase
4 20 (15.50%) Subversion
5 18 (13.95%) Visual Studio
6 15 (11.63%) CppUnit
6 15 (11.63%) Ant
7 7 (5.43%) Rational Rose
8 4 (3.10%) ClearQuest
9 3 (2.33%) NetBeans
9 3 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (2.33%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.33%) JSUnit
10 2 (1.55%) Maven
11 1 (0.78%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.78%) Moq
11 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Workshop
11 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 11 (8.53%) Finance
2 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.10%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.33%) Banking
3 3 (2.33%) Electronics
3 3 (2.33%) Marketing
4 2 (1.55%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Military
5 1 (0.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 75 (58.14%) Developer
2 24 (18.60%) C Developer
3 23 (17.83%) Software Engineer
4 20 (15.50%) .NET Developer
5 18 (13.95%) C++ Developer
6 12 (9.30%) C# Developer
7 11 (8.53%) Software Developer
7 11 (8.53%) Architect
8 8 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.65%) VB.NET Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.10%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (3.10%) AWS Developer
11 4 (3.10%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.10%) C++ Software Developer
11 4 (3.10%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.33%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.33%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.68%) .NET
2 24 (18.60%) HTML
3 23 (17.83%) CSS
4 20 (15.50%) ASP.NET
5 14 (10.85%) Ajax
6 13 (10.08%) WCF
7 10 (7.75%) jQuery
8 9 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (6.98%) Spring
9 8 (6.20%) WPF
9 8 (6.20%) Web Services
10 7 (5.43%) XML
10 7 (5.43%) Motif
11 6 (4.65%) WinForms
11 6 (4.65%) JSP
12 5 (3.88%) DHTML
12 5 (3.88%) Struts
13 4 (3.10%) XHTML
13 4 (3.10%) Hibernate
14 3 (2.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.03%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.08%) Derivative
3 9 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.20%) N-Tier
4 8 (6.20%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.33%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.55%) DTV
7 2 (1.55%) User Experience
8 1 (0.78%) W3C
8 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.78%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.78%) CUDA
8 1 (0.78%) Social Media
8 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.78%) Statistics
8 1 (0.78%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 64 (49.61%) Linux
2 39 (30.23%) UNIX
3 21 (16.28%) Windows
4 2 (1.55%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (69.77%) OO
2 69 (53.49%) UML
3 65 (50.39%) Software Engineering
4 31 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (19.38%) Multithreading
6 24 (18.60%) Unit Testing
7 20 (15.50%) Project Management
8 19 (14.73%) Configuration Management
9 17 (13.18%) MVC
9 17 (13.18%) Integration Testing
10 16 (12.40%) Scrum
11 15 (11.63%) Memory Management
11 15 (11.63%) System Integration Testing
12 13 (10.08%) SDLC
13 12 (9.30%) Use Case
14 11 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (7.75%) TDD
15 10 (7.75%) TOGAF
16 8 (6.20%) Refactoring
17 7 (5.43%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (51.16%) C++
2 55 (42.64%) C
3 33 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 30 (23.26%) C#
5 28 (21.71%) Java
6 12 (9.30%) SQL
7 9 (6.98%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.43%) Python
9 6 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.65%) VB
10 4 (3.10%) C++/CLI
11 3 (2.33%) PHP
11 3 (2.33%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.55%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.78%) Tcl
13 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.78%) VB6
13 1 (0.78%) Ruby
13 1 (0.78%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 51 (39.53%) Security Cleared
2 44 (34.11%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.75%) ISEB
4 8 (6.20%) Degree
5 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.78%) EMC Certification
6 1 (0.78%) PhD
6 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) TickIT
2 1 (0.78%) WAI
2 1 (0.78%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Puppet
1 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.65%) Google
3 5 (3.88%) Coremetrics
3 5 (3.88%) PayPal
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle
4 4 (3.10%) SAP
5 3 (2.33%) IBM
5 3 (2.33%) Telerik
5 3 (2.33%) Aquila
6 2 (1.55%) Perforce
7 1 (0.78%) Adobe
7 1 (0.78%) EMC
7 1 (0.78%) Facebook
7 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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