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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 109 132 100
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -32
Contract jobs citing OOD 27 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.47% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.61% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 7
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£375 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.24% +12.66%
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
2292 2283 1438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.73% 77.29% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1516 893
Average daily rate £400 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 118 67
Average hourly rate £36.75 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Gloucestershire - 10 £450 - 3
Wiltshire +4 6 £375 -6.25% 2
Bristol - 5 £375 - 5
Dorset - 5 £275 - 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 49 (81.67%) OO
2 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (50.00%) Java
4 27 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 25 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 24 (40.00%) C++
7 23 (38.33%) Subversion
8 22 (36.67%) Perl
8 22 (36.67%) Python
8 22 (36.67%) DV Cleared
9 21 (35.00%) ClearCase
9 21 (35.00%) C#
9 21 (35.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 19 (31.67%) TDD
11 18 (30.00%) MVC
12 17 (28.33%) .NET
13 16 (26.67%) Ruby
13 16 (26.67%) Bash Shell
14 15 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (25.00%) SQL
15 14 (23.33%) Scrum
15 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
16 13 (21.67%) Release Management
16 13 (21.67%) .NET Framework
16 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
16 13 (21.67%) HTML
17 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
17 12 (20.00%) STL
17 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET
17 12 (20.00%) CSS

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
2 12 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 12 (20.00%) SDH
3 11 (18.33%) 4G
3 11 (18.33%) 3G
3 11 (18.33%) 2G
3 11 (18.33%) 2.5G
4 1 (1.67%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.67%) SQLite
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 23 (38.33%) Subversion
2 21 (35.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 21 (35.00%) ClearCase
3 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
4 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (13.33%) JUnit
6 7 (11.67%) Ant
6 7 (11.67%) Apache Ivy
6 7 (11.67%) Maven
7 1 (1.67%) NUnit
7 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.67%) MSTest
7 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.67%) GCC
7 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (10.00%) Retail
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Electronics
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 51 (85.00%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) C++ Developer
3 15 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 14 (23.33%) Senior Developer
5 11 (18.33%) .NET Developer
6 9 (15.00%) Software Developer
7 7 (11.67%) Software Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (10.00%) C# Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Senior Systems Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Systems Developer
11 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Development Manager
11 2 (3.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.33%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) .NET
2 13 (21.67%) HTML
2 13 (21.67%) .NET Framework
3 12 (20.00%) STL
3 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (20.00%) CSS
4 11 (18.33%) Entity Framework
5 10 (16.67%) LINQ
5 10 (16.67%) jQuery
5 10 (16.67%) WCF
6 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (15.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 9 (15.00%) Web Services
6 9 (15.00%) MSMQ
7 8 (13.33%) XSLT
7 8 (13.33%) JDBC
7 8 (13.33%) JSP
7 8 (13.33%) SOAP
8 7 (11.67%) Spring
8 7 (11.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Client/Server
1 11 (18.33%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.33%) DTV
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) iPhone
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) UNIX
2 7 (11.67%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) Windows CE
4 3 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.67%) Solaris
5 1 (1.67%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.67%) Windows XP Embedded
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (81.67%) OO
2 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) TDD
4 18 (30.00%) MVC
5 15 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (23.33%) Scrum
7 13 (21.67%) Release Management
8 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
9 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
9 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
9 9 (15.00%) SDLC
10 8 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (13.33%) UML
11 7 (11.67%) BDD
12 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
13 2 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
13 2 (3.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
13 2 (3.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.00%) Java
2 27 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (40.00%) C++
4 22 (36.67%) Python
4 22 (36.67%) Perl
5 21 (35.00%) C#
6 16 (26.67%) Bash Shell
6 16 (26.67%) Ruby
7 15 (25.00%) SQL
8 7 (11.67%) PHP
8 7 (11.67%) Lua
9 6 (10.00%) C
10 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.33%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 22 (36.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.67%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) Sun
4 1 (1.67%) Apple
4 1 (1.67%) Volantis
4 1 (1.67%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.67%) Netbiscuits
4 1 (1.67%) Kony
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