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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 131 137 139
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 9 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.097% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Median daily rate £388 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £375 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £385 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £346 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.68% -13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -31.81%
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
2253 2399 2573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.09% 77.86% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1550 1606
Median daily rate £388 £400 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 97 112
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.63 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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 - 5 £400 -
Wiltshire 0 3 £375 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 34 (87.18%) HTML
2 32 (82.05%) OO
3 30 (76.92%) Subversion
4 29 (74.36%) SQL
5 27 (69.23%) Python
6 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (53.85%) TDD
7 21 (53.85%) OOD
7 21 (53.85%) Git (software)
8 20 (51.28%) NoSQL
9 19 (48.72%) QA
10 18 (46.15%) Software Testing
10 18 (46.15%) Java
10 18 (46.15%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (43.59%) Requirements Analysis
11 17 (43.59%) Risk Analysis
12 12 (30.77%) Oracle
12 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (28.21%) Mentoring
13 11 (28.21%) Coaching
14 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
14 9 (23.08%) SDLC
14 9 (23.08%) Spring
15 8 (20.51%) Ruby
15 8 (20.51%) Perl
15 8 (20.51%) XML
15 8 (20.51%) XSL
15 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
16 7 (17.95%) Disclosure Scotland
16 7 (17.95%) Vagrant

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 18 (46.15%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (76.92%) Subversion
2 21 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 7 (17.95%) ClearCase
4 7 (17.95%) Vagrant
5 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
6 4 (10.26%) Selenium
7 3 (7.69%) JBehave
8 2 (5.13%) Ant
8 2 (5.13%) Maven
9 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Electronics
2 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) Python Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Java Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Developer in Test
6 4 (10.26%) Digital Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Automation Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (87.18%) HTML
2 9 (23.08%) Spring
3 8 (20.51%) XML
3 8 (20.51%) XSL
4 7 (17.95%) Hibernate
5 6 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (5.13%) Drools
7 1 (2.56%) RESTful
7 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) OO
2 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (53.85%) OOD
3 21 (53.85%) TDD
4 18 (46.15%) Software Testing
5 17 (43.59%) Requirements Analysis
5 17 (43.59%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (28.21%) Coaching
6 11 (28.21%) Mentoring
7 9 (23.08%) SDLC
8 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
8 7 (17.95%) UML
9 5 (12.82%) Scrum
10 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (10.26%) Programme Management
10 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Web Development
10 4 (10.26%) Workflow
11 3 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) SQL
2 27 (69.23%) Python
3 18 (46.15%) Java
4 8 (20.51%) Perl
4 8 (20.51%) Ruby
5 7 (17.95%) Delphi
5 7 (17.95%) PL/1
6 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (48.72%) QA
2 7 (17.95%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) SAP
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