The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 116 120 125
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing OOD 25 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.91% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.12% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 14
Median daily rate £350 £375 £477
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -21.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £300 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £23.78 - £38.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.56 - £35.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.96 - £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £47.89 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-24.82% +19.72%
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
2222 2588 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.53% 80.98% 76.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1510 1811 1684
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 £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 106 125
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £25.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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 OOD across the South West region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in the South West

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the South West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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 OOD across the South West region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

OOD
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the South West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

OOD Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

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 OOD within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 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
Devon +1 6 £350 - 1
Gloucestershire +6 5 £525 +10.52% 5
Bristol +3 5 £350 -6.66% 2
Wiltshire - 3 £315 - 2
Dorset - 1 - - 3
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 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 OOD.

1 50 (94.34%) OO
2 41 (77.36%) JavaScript
3 39 (73.58%) HTML
4 38 (71.70%) CSS
4 38 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (67.92%) C#
6 34 (64.15%) .NET
7 31 (58.49%) AngularJS
8 30 (56.60%) ASP.NET
8 30 (56.60%) MVC
8 30 (56.60%) Scrum
9 28 (52.83%) Microsoft
10 26 (49.06%) REST
10 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 25 (47.17%) jQuery
12 24 (45.28%) Oracle
12 24 (45.28%) Oracle Database
13 23 (43.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
14 22 (41.51%) Visual Studio
15 21 (39.62%) SOAP
16 20 (37.74%) JSON
17 19 (35.85%) WCF
18 18 (33.96%) Marketing
18 18 (33.96%) Manufacturing
18 18 (33.96%) Finance
19 17 (32.08%) Electronics
19 17 (32.08%) Telecoms
19 17 (32.08%) Business Intelligence

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 13 (24.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.32%) Apache
2 6 (11.32%) Confluence
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (32.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) NAS
2 1 (1.89%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) Oracle Database
2 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.43%) Big Data
4 5 (9.43%) MySQL
4 5 (9.43%) OrientDB
5 4 (7.55%) Neo4j
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Visual Studio
2 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (11.32%) Bitbucket
3 6 (11.32%) JIRA
4 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.66%) JUnit
7 2 (3.77%) Maven
7 2 (3.77%) Subversion
8 1 (1.89%) C++Builder
8 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.89%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.89%) Moq
8 1 (1.89%) NUnit
8 1 (1.89%) Selenium
8 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.89%) Xcode
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
1 18 (33.96%) Manufacturing
1 18 (33.96%) Marketing
2 17 (32.08%) Electronics
2 17 (32.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (84.91%) Developer
2 26 (49.06%) .NET Developer
3 24 (45.28%) Software Developer
4 20 (37.74%) Agile Developer
5 19 (35.85%) C# Developer
6 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 16 (30.19%) .NET Software Developer
7 16 (30.19%) C# Software Developer
8 15 (28.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (26.42%) Agile .NET Developer
9 14 (26.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (24.53%) Agile C# Developer
11 6 (11.32%) Software Engineer
12 5 (9.43%) Big Data Engineer
12 5 (9.43%) Data Engineer
12 5 (9.43%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (7.55%) Angular Developer
13 4 (7.55%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
14 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (73.58%) HTML
2 38 (71.70%) CSS
3 34 (64.15%) .NET
4 31 (58.49%) AngularJS
5 30 (56.60%) ASP.NET
6 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 26 (49.06%) REST
7 25 (47.17%) jQuery
8 23 (43.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (39.62%) SOAP
10 20 (37.74%) JSON
11 19 (35.85%) WCF
12 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
13 8 (15.09%) Entity Framework
14 7 (13.21%) Spring
15 6 (11.32%) Web Services
15 6 (11.32%) WPF
16 5 (9.43%) Java EE
16 5 (9.43%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Wiki
2 5 (9.43%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.77%) iPad
4 2 (3.77%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.89%) iPhone
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.77%) Android
2 2 (3.77%) CentOS
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (94.34%) OO
2 38 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (56.60%) MVC
3 30 (56.60%) Scrum
4 17 (32.08%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (32.08%) Digital Marketing
4 17 (32.08%) Programme Management
5 13 (24.53%) SDLC
6 10 (18.87%) ITIL
7 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.32%) DevOps
8 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.43%) Open Source
9 5 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) TDD
11 3 (5.66%) Change Control
11 3 (5.66%) Multithreading
11 3 (5.66%) Strategic Planning
12 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (77.36%) JavaScript
2 36 (67.92%) C#
3 11 (20.75%) SQL
4 8 (15.09%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) C
5 5 (9.43%) Ruby
6 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.55%) Scala
7 3 (5.66%) C++
7 3 (5.66%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.77%) Python
9 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) MISRA
1 1 (1.89%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Kibana
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) Microsoft
2 24 (45.28%) Oracle
3 17 (32.08%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Apple
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.89%) Sonatype
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