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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 113 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing OOD 27 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.81% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.05% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 6
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£388 £328 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.32% +18.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £318
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.80%
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
2402 2487 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.45% 77.07% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1555 1539 1023
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 110 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -
Wiltshire +10 8 £375 -3.22%
Dorset +2 6 £400 - 5
Bristol +6 3 £375 +11.11% 6
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 53 (85.48%) OO
2 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 29 (46.77%) Java
5 28 (45.16%) C++
6 27 (43.55%) JavaScript
6 27 (43.55%) DV Cleared
7 24 (38.71%) Perl
7 24 (38.71%) Python
7 24 (38.71%) Subversion
8 23 (37.10%) ClearCase
8 23 (37.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 22 (35.48%) C#
10 18 (29.03%) Ruby
10 18 (29.03%) TDD
10 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (29.03%) .NET
10 18 (29.03%) Bash Shell
11 17 (27.42%) MVC
11 17 (27.42%) Release Management
11 17 (27.42%) Scrum
12 15 (24.19%) UNIX
12 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
13 14 (22.58%) SQL
14 13 (20.97%) .NET Framework
15 12 (19.35%) Client/Server
15 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
15 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
15 12 (19.35%) HTML
15 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.13%) Wireshark
2 10 (16.13%) SDH
3 9 (14.52%) 2G
3 9 (14.52%) 2.5G
3 9 (14.52%) 3G
3 9 (14.52%) 4G
4 1 (1.61%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (38.71%) Subversion
2 23 (37.10%) ClearCase
2 23 (37.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
4 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio
5 8 (12.90%) Apache Ivy
5 8 (12.90%) Ant
5 8 (12.90%) Maven
6 7 (11.29%) JUnit
7 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.61%) MSTest
8 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.61%) GCC
8 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.61%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.61%) NUnit
General
1 6 (9.68%) Retail
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Electronics
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Military
5 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 53 (85.48%) Developer
2 20 (32.26%) C++ Developer
3 15 (24.19%) Java Developer
4 14 (22.58%) Senior Developer
5 11 (17.74%) .NET Developer
6 9 (14.52%) Software Developer
7 8 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
8 7 (11.29%) C# Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Senior Systems Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Systems Developer
12 2 (3.23%) Web Developer
12 2 (3.23%) Development Manager
12 2 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
12 2 (3.23%) Agile .NET Developer
12 2 (3.23%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) .NET
2 13 (20.97%) .NET Framework
3 12 (19.35%) HTML
3 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET
4 11 (17.74%) CSS
4 11 (17.74%) Entity Framework
5 10 (16.13%) WCF
5 10 (16.13%) LINQ
5 10 (16.13%) jQuery
5 10 (16.13%) STL
6 9 (14.52%) MSMQ
6 9 (14.52%) LINQ to SQL
6 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (12.90%) SOAP
8 7 (11.29%) JSP
8 7 (11.29%) Web Services
8 7 (11.29%) XSLT
8 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (9.68%) JDBC
9 6 (9.68%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Client/Server
2 9 (14.52%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.06%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.23%) DTV
4 2 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) UNIX
2 11 (17.74%) Windows
3 7 (11.29%) Linux
4 6 (9.68%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.61%) Windows XP Embedded
5 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.61%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (85.48%) OO
2 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.03%) TDD
3 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (27.42%) MVC
4 17 (27.42%) Release Management
4 17 (27.42%) Scrum
5 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
6 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.29%) UML
7 7 (11.29%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (11.29%) BDD
8 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.23%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.23%) Information Management
8 2 (3.23%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) Java
2 28 (45.16%) C++
3 27 (43.55%) JavaScript
4 24 (38.71%) Perl
4 24 (38.71%) Python
5 22 (35.48%) C#
6 18 (29.03%) Ruby
6 18 (29.03%) Bash Shell
7 14 (22.58%) SQL
8 8 (12.90%) PHP
8 8 (12.90%) Lua
9 5 (8.06%) C
10 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.61%) VC++
11 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.61%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 31 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (43.55%) DV Cleared
3 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) Degree
5 2 (3.23%) Sun Certification
5 2 (3.23%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Sun
3 2 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Green Hills
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