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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
England / South West
Rank 119 89 114
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +25
Contract jobs citing OOD 19 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 1.67% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 2.06% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 27
Median daily rate £355 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £46.20 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +16.25%

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
2224 2379 2508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.31% 81.00% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1619 1637
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 120 86
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.00 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +3 7 £375 -6.25%
Bristol +1 4 £353 -6.00% 6
Dorset +2 3 £381 -10.29% 2
Devon -13 3 £338 -6.89% 1
Gloucestershire -3 1 - - 1
Somerset -3 1 £425 - 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 49 (90.74%) OO
2 38 (70.37%) HTML
3 37 (68.52%) CSS
4 36 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (61.11%) C#
6 30 (55.56%) .NET
7 27 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 27 (50.00%) Scrum
8 24 (44.44%) MVC
8 24 (44.44%) REST
8 24 (44.44%) AngularJS
9 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
10 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (38.89%) jQuery
12 20 (37.04%) Oracle
12 20 (37.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
13 19 (35.19%) Visual Studio
14 18 (33.33%) SOAP
14 18 (33.33%) Oracle Database
15 16 (29.63%) JSON
16 15 (27.78%) Java
16 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
17 14 (25.93%) SDLC
17 14 (25.93%) SQL
17 14 (25.93%) Finance
17 14 (25.93%) Manufacturing
17 14 (25.93%) Marketing

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 7 (12.96%) Apache
2 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.26%) Confluence
4 2 (3.70%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) nginx
5 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 13 (24.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) GitHub
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) NAS
2 1 (1.85%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.41%) Big Data
4 4 (7.41%) MySQL
4 4 (7.41%) OrientDB
5 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.70%) Neo4j
6 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Visual Studio
2 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
4 8 (14.81%) Bitbucket
5 7 (12.96%) Maven
5 7 (12.96%) Subversion
6 5 (9.26%) Ant
6 5 (9.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
6 5 (9.26%) JIRA
6 5 (9.26%) Selenium
7 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.56%) GitLab
8 3 (5.56%) JUnit
8 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.70%) JBehave
9 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.85%) Moq
10 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
1 14 (25.93%) Manufacturing
1 14 (25.93%) Marketing
2 13 (24.07%) Electronics
2 13 (24.07%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (87.04%) Developer
2 23 (42.59%) .NET Developer
3 21 (38.89%) Software Developer
4 16 (29.63%) C# Developer
5 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (24.07%) Agile Developer
6 13 (24.07%) C# Software Developer
7 12 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
7 12 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (20.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (14.81%) Agile .NET Developer
9 8 (14.81%) Agile C# Developer
10 7 (12.96%) Java Developer
11 4 (7.41%) Angular Developer
11 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
11 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
12 3 (5.56%) Big Data Engineer
12 3 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (70.37%) HTML
2 37 (68.52%) CSS
3 30 (55.56%) .NET
4 27 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 24 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 24 (44.44%) REST
6 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (38.89%) jQuery
8 20 (37.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (33.33%) SOAP
10 16 (29.63%) JSON
11 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
11 12 (22.22%) WCF
12 8 (14.81%) Spring
13 7 (12.96%) Entity Framework
13 7 (12.96%) Web Services
14 6 (11.11%) RESTful
14 6 (11.11%) WPF
14 6 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Wiki
2 4 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) CCTV
4 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.85%) iPad
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Android
2 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.70%) CentOS
2 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (90.74%) OO
2 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.00%) Scrum
4 24 (44.44%) MVC
5 14 (25.93%) SDLC
6 13 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (24.07%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (24.07%) Programme Management
7 9 (16.67%) ITIL
7 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 7 (12.96%) TDD
9 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.26%) DevOps
9 5 (9.26%) Open Source
9 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
10 4 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (7.41%) UML
11 3 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
11 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 33 (61.11%) C#
3 15 (27.78%) Java
4 14 (25.93%) SQL
5 6 (11.11%) Python
6 5 (9.26%) C++
7 4 (7.41%) C
7 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.41%) Ruby
7 4 (7.41%) TypeScript
8 3 (5.56%) Scala
9 1 (1.85%) Perl
9 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) WCAG
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.85%) MISRA
3 1 (1.85%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Kibana
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.04%) Oracle
3 13 (24.07%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Capita
4 1 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.85%) Sonatype