The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 143 138 141
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 2 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.48% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%
OOA/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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2385 2486 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.20% 77.52% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1599 1660 1579
Median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 114 106
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £18.89 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing OOA/OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOA/OOD across the South West region.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Trend in the South West

OOA/OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the South West region.

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

OOA/OOD
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Wiltshire -6 2 £375 - 2
OOA/OOD
England

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOA/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 West region with a requirement for OOA/OOD.

1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) OO
3 7 (63.64%) Python
3 7 (63.64%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) Subversion
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 4 (36.36%) Perl
6 4 (36.36%) OOD
6 4 (36.36%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) XSL
6 4 (36.36%) UML
6 4 (36.36%) Ruby
7 3 (27.27%) QA
7 3 (27.27%) Selenium
7 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
7 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
7 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (27.27%) Vagrant
7 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 3 (27.27%) Delphi
7 3 (27.27%) Unix
7 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
7 3 (27.27%) TDD
7 3 (27.27%) PL/1
8 2 (18.18%) Electronics

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Vagrant
3 1 (9.09%) JBehave
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Python Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Developer in Test
4 2 (18.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Developer
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) XSL
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) OOD
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 3 (27.27%) Delphi
4 3 (27.27%) PL/1
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) SAP