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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 98 114 98
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing OOD 46 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.54% 1.09% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.44% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 24
Average daily rate £375 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
- +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £38.60 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -4.48%
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
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Devon +14 14 £350 - 2
Bristol +5 6 £375 - 1
Dorset +5 5 £425 - 5
Gloucestershire -1 5 £438 -8.47% 7
Wiltshire -9 5 £400 +6.66%
Somerset - 5 £425 - 4
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 65 (92.86%) OO
2 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (61.43%) HTML
4 38 (54.29%) SQL
5 31 (44.29%) Git (software)
6 29 (41.43%) Elasticsearch
6 29 (41.43%) TDD
7 28 (40.00%) .NET
7 28 (40.00%) C#
8 27 (38.57%) Python
9 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
10 24 (34.29%) CSS
10 24 (34.29%) Requirements Analysis
11 23 (32.86%) Scrum
12 21 (30.00%) Subversion
13 20 (28.57%) Web Services
13 20 (28.57%) Java
13 20 (28.57%) QA
14 19 (27.14%) NoSQL
14 19 (27.14%) OOA/OOD
14 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
15 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
15 18 (25.71%) Software Testing
15 18 (25.71%) Finance
15 18 (25.71%) RESTful
15 18 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (24.29%) Risk Analysis
16 17 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (24.29%) MVC
17 16 (22.86%) Visual Studio

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 29 (41.43%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (10.00%) Node.js
3 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.14%) Apache
5 4 (5.71%) CMS
5 4 (5.71%) EPiServer CMS
6 3 (4.29%) Confluence
7 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.14%) GitHub
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.43%) IaaS
4 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) LDAP
2 2 (2.86%) SNMP
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.14%) NoSQL
2 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
3 12 (17.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.29%) Big Data
5 3 (4.29%) OrientDB
6 2 (2.86%) MySQL
6 2 (2.86%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.43%) DB2
7 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.43%) Informix
7 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.43%) OLTP
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.43%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 31 (44.29%) Git (software)
2 21 (30.00%) Subversion
3 16 (22.86%) Visual Studio
4 9 (12.86%) Jenkins
5 7 (10.00%) gulp
6 5 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.71%) JIRA
7 4 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (5.71%) SpecFlow
8 3 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (4.29%) Bitbucket
8 3 (4.29%) JUnit
8 3 (4.29%) Selenium
9 1 (1.43%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.43%) EasyMock
9 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (25.71%) Finance
2 11 (15.71%) Electronics
2 11 (15.71%) Telecoms
3 10 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 10 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.43%) Automotive
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Military
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (87.14%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 14 (20.00%) Python Developer
4 12 (17.14%) C# Developer
5 10 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 10 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 9 (12.86%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Agile Developer
6 9 (12.86%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (11.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (11.43%) Senior Developer
7 8 (11.43%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
8 7 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
8 7 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 7 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (61.43%) HTML
2 28 (40.00%) .NET
3 24 (34.29%) CSS
4 20 (28.57%) Web Services
5 18 (25.71%) RESTful
6 13 (18.57%) jQuery
7 12 (17.14%) XML
8 9 (12.86%) .NET Framework
8 9 (12.86%) AngularJS
9 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
9 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (11.43%) JSON
9 8 (11.43%) Spring
10 7 (10.00%) Express
11 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (8.57%) Middleware
11 6 (8.57%) React
12 5 (7.14%) .NET Compact Framework
12 5 (7.14%) Lucene
12 5 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) iPad
3 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) User Experience
3 3 (4.29%) Wiki
4 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Windows CE
3 3 (4.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (92.86%) OO
2 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (41.43%) TDD
4 24 (34.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 23 (32.86%) Scrum
6 19 (27.14%) OOA/OOD
7 18 (25.71%) Software Testing
8 17 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (24.29%) MVC
8 17 (24.29%) Risk Analysis
9 15 (21.43%) E-Commerce
10 14 (20.00%) Multithreading
11 13 (18.57%) Unit Testing
12 12 (17.14%) BDD
13 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (15.71%) Coaching
13 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
14 10 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
14 10 (14.29%) Open Source
14 10 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) SQL
2 28 (40.00%) C#
3 27 (38.57%) Python
4 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
5 20 (28.57%) Java
6 11 (15.71%) Ruby
7 9 (12.86%) Perl
8 5 (7.14%) C++
8 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.71%) Apex Code
10 3 (4.29%) C
10 3 (4.29%) Scala
11 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.57%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (28.57%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Firmware
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Kibana
2 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) SAP
3 9 (12.86%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle
5 4 (5.71%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (1.43%) BEA
7 1 (1.43%) Rally
7 1 (1.43%) Sybase
7 1 (1.43%) VeriFone
7 1 (1.43%) WorldPay
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