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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 140 143 139
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 3 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.42% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
Median daily rate £432 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.18%
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
2269 2614 2408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.21% 78.08% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 1737 1598
Median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 132 90
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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
Devon - 2 £432 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £440 - 2
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 (75.00%) OO
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) UML
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) XSL
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Perl
5 4 (33.33%) Ruby
5 4 (33.33%) Subversion
5 4 (33.33%) Spring
6 3 (25.00%) Selenium
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) Delphi
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) ClearCase
6 3 (25.00%) PL/1
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Vagrant
6 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (16.67%) Cloud Native
7 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland

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 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (16.67%) JUnit
4 2 (16.67%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) JBehave
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Python Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Developer in Test
5 2 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) XSL
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Native
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) UML
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Delphi
4 3 (25.00%) PL/1
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
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