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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 164 205 157
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -48
Contract jobs citing OOD 93 41 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 0.46% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.62% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 26 34
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 17
Average hourly rate £38.75 £55.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £46.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.43% +23.33%
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
7062 6652 5964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.13% 74.24% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4135 3667 3111
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 253 275
Average hourly rate £22.83 £26.98 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -10.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +39 52 £293 -2.50% 6
Berkshire +10 11 £363 -12.12% 1
Oxfordshire -14 8 £390 +20.93% 5
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £280 -15.78% 3
Surrey -1 6 £425 +4.93% 10
Kent -4 5 - - 2
East Sussex - 2 - - 2
West Sussex - 2 £325 - 1
Middlesex +5 1 £470 -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 106 (69.28%) OO
2 84 (54.90%) Linux
3 82 (53.59%) UML
3 82 (53.59%) C++
3 82 (53.59%) Software Engineering
4 76 (49.67%) C
5 60 (39.22%) Security Cleared
6 54 (35.29%) UNIX
7 52 (33.99%) SC Cleared
8 40 (26.14%) Multithreading
8 40 (26.14%) .NET
8 40 (26.14%) Analytical Skills
9 39 (25.49%) GoogleTest
10 38 (24.84%) NUnit
11 37 (24.18%) ClearCase
12 35 (22.88%) C#
12 35 (22.88%) Subversion
13 33 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (21.57%) Configuration Management
14 29 (18.95%) Java
14 29 (18.95%) SQL Server
14 29 (18.95%) Ant
14 29 (18.95%) Unit Testing
15 28 (18.30%) CppUnit
15 28 (18.30%) Project Management
16 27 (17.65%) MVC
16 27 (17.65%) JavaScript
16 27 (17.65%) Integration Testing
17 25 (16.34%) Memory Management
17 25 (16.34%) System Integration Testing

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 9 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.23%) IIS
3 5 (3.27%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.61%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.61%) CMS
5 3 (1.96%) Kentico
6 2 (1.31%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.31%) Apache
7 1 (0.65%) Drupal
7 1 (0.65%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.96%) MS Office
2 2 (1.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.27%) Google Checkout
2 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.19%) 3G
1 11 (7.19%) Wireless
1 11 (7.19%) LTE
1 11 (7.19%) 4G
2 10 (6.54%) WiMAX
2 10 (6.54%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (6.54%) UMTS
3 9 (5.88%) IPv4
3 9 (5.88%) IPv6
4 7 (4.58%) GSM
5 5 (3.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.96%) Internet
7 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.65%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.65%) Network Security
7 1 (0.65%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.65%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.96%) MySQL
4 3 (1.96%) Ingres
4 3 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.31%) Big Data
6 1 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (25.49%) GoogleTest
2 38 (24.84%) NUnit
3 37 (24.18%) ClearCase
4 35 (22.88%) Subversion
5 29 (18.95%) Ant
6 28 (18.30%) CppUnit
7 17 (11.11%) Visual Studio
8 14 (9.15%) Rational Rose
9 6 (3.92%) ClearQuest
10 4 (2.61%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.96%) NetBeans
11 3 (1.96%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.31%) JUnit
12 2 (1.31%) Maven
13 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (0.65%) gulp
13 1 (0.65%) Moq
General
1 8 (5.23%) Finance
2 3 (1.96%) Electronics
2 3 (1.96%) Banking
2 3 (1.96%) Retail
3 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.65%) Automotive
4 1 (0.65%) Military
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (57.52%) Developer
2 36 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 27 (17.65%) C Developer
4 24 (15.69%) .NET Developer
5 19 (12.42%) C++ Developer
6 14 (9.15%) C# Developer
6 14 (9.15%) Software Developer
7 10 (6.54%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (5.88%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Architect
10 5 (3.27%) C++ Software Developer
10 5 (3.27%) VB.NET Developer
11 4 (2.61%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (2.61%) AWS Developer
11 4 (2.61%) C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (2.61%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (2.61%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (2.61%) Senior Developer
12 3 (1.96%) Programmer
12 3 (1.96%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (26.14%) .NET
2 22 (14.38%) HTML
2 22 (14.38%) CSS
2 22 (14.38%) WCF
3 17 (11.11%) Motif
4 14 (9.15%) ASP.NET
5 13 (8.50%) Web Services
5 13 (8.50%) XML
6 10 (6.54%) Spring
6 10 (6.54%) Ajax
6 10 (6.54%) WPF
7 7 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (4.58%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.92%) Hibernate
8 6 (3.92%) WinForms
9 5 (3.27%) MFC
9 5 (3.27%) Struts
9 5 (3.27%) JSP
9 5 (3.27%) DHTML
9 5 (3.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (26.14%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (15.03%) Derivative
3 13 (8.50%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.23%) N-Tier
4 8 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.65%) W3C
7 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.65%) CUDA
7 1 (0.65%) Social Media
7 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Statistics
7 1 (0.65%) Cybernetics
Operating Systems
1 84 (54.90%) Linux
2 54 (35.29%) UNIX
3 21 (13.73%) Windows
4 3 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (1.96%) Android
5 2 (1.31%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.65%) SUSE
6 1 (0.65%) Fedora
6 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (69.28%) OO
2 82 (53.59%) UML
2 82 (53.59%) Software Engineering
3 40 (26.14%) Multithreading
4 33 (21.57%) Configuration Management
4 33 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (18.95%) Unit Testing
6 28 (18.30%) Project Management
7 27 (17.65%) MVC
7 27 (17.65%) Integration Testing
8 25 (16.34%) Memory Management
8 25 (16.34%) System Integration Testing
9 21 (13.73%) Use Case
10 19 (12.42%) Scrum
11 14 (9.15%) Unified Process
11 14 (9.15%) RUP
11 14 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.84%) TDD
13 11 (7.19%) SOA
14 10 (6.54%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 82 (53.59%) C++
2 76 (49.67%) C
3 35 (22.88%) C#
4 29 (18.95%) Java
5 27 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 16 (10.46%) SQL
7 12 (7.84%) Python
8 8 (5.23%) Embedded C
9 7 (4.58%) Embedded C++
10 6 (3.92%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.27%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.27%) C++/CLI
12 3 (1.96%) Perl
13 2 (1.31%) PHP
13 2 (1.31%) VB
13 2 (1.31%) VB6
14 1 (0.65%) Ruby
14 1 (0.65%) PHP5
14 1 (0.65%) MUMPS
14 1 (0.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 60 (39.22%) Security Cleared
2 52 (33.99%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.84%) Degree
4 5 (3.27%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.65%) PhD
5 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.96%) TickIT
2 1 (0.65%) WAI
2 1 (0.65%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) HL7
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Puppet
1 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.92%) Google
3 5 (3.27%) Coremetrics
3 5 (3.27%) PayPal
4 4 (2.61%) IBM
5 3 (1.96%) SAP
5 3 (1.96%) webMethods
6 2 (1.31%) Software AG
6 2 (1.31%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle
6 2 (1.31%) Perforce
6 2 (1.31%) Coverity
7 1 (0.65%) Facebook
7 1 (0.65%) Twitter
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe
7 1 (0.65%) InterSystems
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