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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 133 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -1
Contract jobs citing OOD 15 2 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.089% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.13% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 11
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£288 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £368
% change year-on-year
- -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £40.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +13.97%
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
2416 1589 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.60% 71.06% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1070 1274
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 80 148
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £11.00 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £47.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 19 September 2014. 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
Somerset - 7 £288 - 2
Wiltshire -7 3 - - 1
Devon - 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 3
Dorset - - - - 2
Bristol - - - - 14
Cornwall - - - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (86.36%) HTML
2 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 18 (81.82%) CSS
3 15 (68.18%) OOP
4 11 (50.00%) OO
5 10 (45.45%) MySQL
5 10 (45.45%) UML
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (40.91%) Ajax
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) C#
6 9 (40.91%) Web Services
6 9 (40.91%) HTML5
6 9 (40.91%) CSS3
7 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
7 8 (36.36%) Java
7 8 (36.36%) .NET
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 8 (36.36%) jQuery
7 8 (36.36%) Scrum
8 7 (31.82%) PHP5
8 7 (31.82%) PHP
8 7 (31.82%) MVC
8 7 (31.82%) RESTful
8 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
9 6 (27.27%) XML
9 6 (27.27%) Spring
10 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
10 5 (22.73%) JSON
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.64%) CMS
2 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Escenic
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) MySQL
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.09%) Big Data
6 1 (4.55%) TKPROF
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.55%) OLTP
6 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (18.18%) JUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.55%) NUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) PHP Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Programmer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Java Programmer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Embedded C Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) HTML
2 18 (81.82%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) Ajax
3 9 (40.91%) Web Services
3 9 (40.91%) HTML5
3 9 (40.91%) CSS3
4 8 (36.36%) .NET
4 8 (36.36%) jQuery
5 7 (31.82%) RESTful
6 6 (27.27%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) Spring
7 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
7 5 (22.73%) JSON
7 5 (22.73%) J2EE
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (22.73%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (13.64%) JSF
8 3 (13.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) GIS
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) OOP
2 11 (50.00%) OO
3 10 (45.45%) UML
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 7 (31.82%) MVC
6 4 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) RUP
8 2 (9.09%) ETL
8 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.09%) BDD
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.55%) Analytics
9 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.55%) High Availability
9 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
9 1 (4.55%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) PHP5
4 7 (31.82%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) Scala
6 1 (4.55%) XPath
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore