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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 125 131 103
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Contract jobs citing OOD 17 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.10% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.14% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £280 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £280 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £46.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.43% +23.33%
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
2358 2178 1435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.75% 75.49% 70.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1453 902
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 117 62
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.84 £21.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% +58.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.96 £16.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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
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 OOD within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 8 £425 - 7
Gloucestershire - 4 £400 - 2
Wiltshire +1 3 £375 - 2
Dorset - 1 £275 -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing 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 OOD.

1 39 (79.59%) OO
2 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (48.98%) Java
4 20 (40.82%) C++
5 17 (34.69%) .NET
5 17 (34.69%) TDD
5 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
6 16 (32.65%) C#
6 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
7 15 (30.61%) Subversion
8 14 (28.57%) Scrum
8 14 (28.57%) Python
8 14 (28.57%) Perl
8 14 (28.57%) DV Cleared
8 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (26.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 13 (26.53%) ClearCase
10 12 (24.49%) Web Services
10 12 (24.49%) Windows
11 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
11 11 (22.45%) MVC
12 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
12 10 (20.41%) Ruby
12 10 (20.41%) Wireshark
12 10 (20.41%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (20.41%) SDH
12 10 (20.41%) STL
12 10 (20.41%) Bash Shell
13 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
13 9 (18.37%) 4G

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
2 10 (20.41%) Wireshark
2 10 (20.41%) SDH
3 9 (18.37%) 4G
3 9 (18.37%) 3G
3 9 (18.37%) 2G
3 9 (18.37%) 2.5G
4 5 (10.20%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQLite
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Subversion
2 13 (26.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (26.53%) ClearCase
3 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
4 8 (16.33%) Visual Studio
5 6 (12.24%) JUnit
6 4 (8.16%) Ant
6 4 (8.16%) Maven
6 4 (8.16%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (6.12%) Mechanoid
7 3 (6.12%) Robolectric
7 3 (6.12%) Robotium
8 1 (2.04%) NUnit
8 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.04%) MSTest
8 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (2.04%) GCC
8 1 (2.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (2.04%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (81.63%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Senior Developer
3 11 (22.45%) C++ Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Java Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Systems Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Systems Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Android Developer
9 3 (6.12%) iOS Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior iOS Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Android Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Development Manager
10 2 (4.08%) .NET Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) .NET
2 12 (24.49%) Web Services
3 10 (20.41%) STL
4 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
4 9 (18.37%) HTML
4 9 (18.37%) CSS
5 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 6 (12.24%) LINQ
6 6 (12.24%) WCF
6 6 (12.24%) JDBC
6 6 (12.24%) JSP
6 6 (12.24%) XSLT
7 5 (10.20%) MSMQ
7 5 (10.20%) Spring
7 5 (10.20%) Ajax
7 5 (10.20%) jQuery
7 5 (10.20%) Spring MVC
7 5 (10.20%) LINQ to SQL
8 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Client/Server
1 9 (18.37%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.24%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (10.20%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (10.20%) User Experience
4 3 (6.12%) iPhone
4 3 (6.12%) iPad
5 2 (4.08%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.04%) DTV
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) UNIX
3 6 (12.24%) Apple iOS
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Phone
4 5 (10.20%) Windows CE
4 5 (10.20%) Android
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (4.08%) Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.04%) Solaris
6 1 (2.04%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.04%) Windows XP Embedded
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (79.59%) OO
2 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.69%) TDD
4 14 (28.57%) Scrum
4 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (22.45%) MVC
6 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
6 10 (20.41%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
8 8 (16.33%) BDD
9 7 (14.29%) Release Management
9 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 7 (14.29%) UML
10 5 (10.20%) OOP
10 5 (10.20%) Kanban
10 5 (10.20%) Android Development
10 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.20%) SDLC
11 3 (6.12%) iOS Development
11 3 (6.12%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) Java
2 20 (40.82%) C++
3 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.65%) C#
4 14 (28.57%) Perl
4 14 (28.57%) Python
5 10 (20.41%) Ruby
5 10 (20.41%) Bash Shell
6 9 (18.37%) SQL
7 8 (16.33%) C
8 4 (8.16%) PHP
8 4 (8.16%) Lua
9 3 (6.12%) Objective-C
10 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.04%) VC++
11 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
11 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
11 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) TickIT
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) Green Hills
4 1 (2.04%) Appcelerator
4 1 (2.04%) Netbiscuits
4 1 (2.04%) Kony
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Apple
4 1 (2.04%) Volantis
Swindon, Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
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