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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 139 130 101
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -29
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 11 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.43% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 7
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£425 £488 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
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
2532 2308 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.70% 72.99% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1522 1050
Average daily rate £400 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 89 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Bristol +4 10 £425 -34.61%
Somerset +4 1 £350 +7.69%
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing OOA/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 OOA/OOD.

1 15 (93.75%) Web Services
2 14 (87.50%) TDD
3 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (81.25%) OO
4 12 (75.00%) OOD
5 11 (68.75%) Java
5 11 (68.75%) BDD
6 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (62.50%) .NET
6 10 (62.50%) Scrum
7 9 (56.25%) Internet
7 9 (56.25%) OOP
7 9 (56.25%) Windows
7 9 (56.25%) Kanban
7 9 (56.25%) Unit Testing
7 9 (56.25%) Android
7 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
7 9 (56.25%) Windows Phone 7
7 9 (56.25%) Apple iOS
7 9 (56.25%) Windows Phone
7 9 (56.25%) Mobile Payment
7 9 (56.25%) User Experience
7 9 (56.25%) Android Development
8 5 (31.25%) ActionBarSherlock
8 5 (31.25%) Mechanoid
8 5 (31.25%) Robolectric
8 5 (31.25%) Robotium
8 5 (31.25%) Spring
8 5 (31.25%) Google
8 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing OOA/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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) Liferay
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQLite
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Robotium
1 5 (31.25%) Mechanoid
1 5 (31.25%) Robolectric
2 3 (18.75%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) JBehave
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Senior Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Android Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Android Developer
4 4 (25.00%) iOS Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior iOS Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) Web Services
2 10 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) JDBC
3 5 (31.25%) Spring
3 5 (31.25%) ActionBarSherlock
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) JSP
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
5 3 (18.75%) XSLT
5 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Java EE
6 2 (12.50%) Swing
6 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 2 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) J2EE
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (6.25%) SOAP
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Mobile Payment
1 9 (56.25%) User Experience
2 4 (25.00%) iPhone
2 4 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Android
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Phone 7
1 9 (56.25%) Apple iOS
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Phone
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) OO
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) OOD
4 11 (68.75%) BDD
5 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (62.50%) Scrum
6 9 (56.25%) OOP
6 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
6 9 (56.25%) Unit Testing
6 9 (56.25%) Android Development
6 9 (56.25%) Kanban
7 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
8 4 (25.00%) iOS Development
8 4 (25.00%) MVC
9 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
10 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) C
2 4 (25.00%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Google
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