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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 136 133 142
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.21% 0.25%
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 £375 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £373
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -12.75%
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
2325 2344 2379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.57% 76.93% 79.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1576 1586
Median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 100 121
Median hourly rate £39.50 £36.50 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% +7.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £16.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 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 -3 3 £375 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 19 (82.61%) HTML
2 16 (69.57%) OO
3 15 (65.22%) Java
4 14 (60.87%) SQL
4 14 (60.87%) Python
4 14 (60.87%) Subversion
5 12 (52.17%) Oracle
6 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (39.13%) SDLC
8 8 (34.78%) Perl
8 8 (34.78%) OOD
8 8 (34.78%) XML
8 8 (34.78%) XSL
8 8 (34.78%) Ruby
9 7 (30.43%) TDD
9 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
9 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
9 7 (30.43%) Unix
9 7 (30.43%) UML
9 7 (30.43%) ClearCase
9 7 (30.43%) Delphi
9 7 (30.43%) PL/1
9 7 (30.43%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (30.43%) Vagrant
9 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
10 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
10 6 (26.09%) QA
10 6 (26.09%) Spring
11 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
11 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared

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 7 (30.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Subversion
2 7 (30.43%) ClearCase
2 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 7 (30.43%) Vagrant
3 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
3 4 (17.39%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) JBehave
General
1 4 (17.39%) Electronics
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Python Developer
3 9 (39.13%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Developer in Test
6 2 (8.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Java Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) XML
2 8 (34.78%) XSL
3 6 (26.09%) Spring
4 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) OO
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) SDLC
4 8 (34.78%) OOD
5 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 7 (30.43%) UML
6 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
7 4 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Workflow
8 3 (13.04%) Coaching
8 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
9 2 (8.70%) DevOps
10 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) Python
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Perl
3 8 (34.78%) Ruby
4 7 (30.43%) Delphi
4 7 (30.43%) PL/1
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
2 5 (21.74%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) SAP