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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
England / South West
Rank 127 110 141
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +31
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 7 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.97% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.18% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 5
Median daily rate £425 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £385
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -7.79%
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% -

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
2074 2373 2312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.08% 82.11% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1664 1550
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 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 120 104
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 - 1
Wiltshire 0 2 £375 -0.66%
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 11 (64.71%) OO
2 10 (58.82%) UML
2 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) Spring
3 9 (52.94%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
5 7 (41.18%) Embedded C++
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) C++
5 7 (41.18%) HTML
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) Maven
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
7 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) Scrum
7 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
8 4 (23.53%) Subversion
8 4 (23.53%) Ant
8 4 (23.53%) JUnit
8 4 (23.53%) XML
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) C
8 4 (23.53%) Apache
8 4 (23.53%) Tomcat

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 4 (23.53%) Apache
1 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 7 (41.18%) Maven
3 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
4 4 (23.53%) Ant
4 4 (23.53%) JUnit
4 4 (23.53%) Selenium
4 4 (23.53%) Subversion
5 3 (17.65%) JBehave
6 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Developer in Test
6 2 (11.76%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Spring
2 7 (41.18%) CSS
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
4 4 (23.53%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) Spring Boot
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) Angular 2
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Native
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) OO
2 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) UML
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Microservices
5 3 (17.65%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Android Development
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) OOD
7 1 (5.88%) OOP
7 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) Embedded C++
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
5 4 (23.53%) C
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.88%) C#
7 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) SAP