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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 127 125 141
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 10 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.67% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.83% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 3
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £360 £385
% change year-on-year
+15.97% -6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
2160 2539 2557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.66% 80.50% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1772 1735
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 108 124
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £20.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOA/OOD across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 December 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
Gloucestershire - 5 £425 - 2
Wiltshire -5 4 £369 -4.83%
Bristol 0 1 £275 -26.66% 3
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 10 (66.67%) UML
1 10 (66.67%) OO
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Spring
2 7 (46.67%) Embedded C++
2 7 (46.67%) C++
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Maven
4 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
5 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) Coaching
6 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (20.00%) Open Source
6 3 (20.00%) Microservices
6 3 (20.00%) Spring Boot
6 3 (20.00%) Cloud Native

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 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (33.33%) Maven
3 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (20.00%) JUnit
5 2 (13.33%) Ant
5 2 (13.33%) JBehave
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) Subversion
6 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
4 3 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (13.33%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Angular 2
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Native
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) OO
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 10 (66.67%) UML
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Coaching
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) Microservices
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Android Development
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C++
1 7 (46.67%) Embedded C++
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) SAP