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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 110 132 133
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Contract jobs citing OOD 25 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.81% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 6
Median daily rate £350 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +47.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +5.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £21.51 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.75 £33.73
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +8.96%
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
2247 2594 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.70% 77.48% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1732 1585
Median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 137 90
Median hourly rate £33.00 £39.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.92% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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
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 31 August 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
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 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Devon - 9 £200 - 3
Gloucestershire +6 4 £315 -21.25% 5
Bristol -11 2 £420 -1.17% 2
Wiltshire +8 1 £375 +11.11% 1
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 45 (95.74%) OO
2 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (68.09%) HTML
3 32 (68.09%) JavaScript
4 29 (61.70%) CSS
5 28 (59.57%) Scrum
6 26 (55.32%) C#
7 25 (53.19%) .NET
8 23 (48.94%) Oracle
8 23 (48.94%) AngularJS
9 22 (46.81%) Oracle Database
9 22 (46.81%) MVC
10 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
10 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET
11 20 (42.55%) REST
12 19 (40.43%) Visual Studio
12 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (38.30%) jQuery
13 18 (38.30%) WCF
13 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
14 16 (34.04%) SOAP
15 15 (31.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (29.79%) Marketing
16 14 (29.79%) JSON
16 14 (29.79%) SharePoint
16 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
17 13 (27.66%) Electronics
17 13 (27.66%) SQL
17 13 (27.66%) Finance

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 14 (29.79%) SharePoint
2 10 (21.28%) Apache
2 10 (21.28%) Confluence
3 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (27.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) Oracle Database
2 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
3 10 (21.28%) MySQL
3 10 (21.28%) OrientDB
3 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
4 9 (19.15%) Neo4j
5 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (14.89%) Big Data
7 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.13%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Visual Studio
2 10 (21.28%) JIRA
3 9 (19.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (19.15%) Bitbucket
3 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.26%) EasyMock
6 2 (4.26%) JUnit
7 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.13%) Selenium
7 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.13%) Subversion
7 1 (2.13%) Xcode
General
1 14 (29.79%) Marketing
1 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
2 13 (27.66%) Electronics
2 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (82.98%) Developer
2 23 (48.94%) Software Developer
3 20 (42.55%) .NET Developer
4 19 (40.43%) Agile Developer
5 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 16 (34.04%) .NET Software Developer
6 16 (34.04%) C# Developer
7 15 (31.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (31.91%) C# Software Developer
8 14 (29.79%) Agile .NET Developer
8 14 (29.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (27.66%) Agile C# Developer
10 8 (17.02%) Software Engineer
11 6 (12.77%) Big Data Engineer
11 6 (12.77%) Data Engineer
11 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
12 5 (10.64%) Angular Developer
13 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
13 4 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (68.09%) HTML
2 29 (61.70%) CSS
3 25 (53.19%) .NET
4 23 (48.94%) AngularJS
5 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET
6 20 (42.55%) REST
7 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (38.30%) jQuery
8 18 (38.30%) WCF
9 16 (34.04%) SOAP
10 15 (31.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (29.79%) JSON
12 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
13 9 (19.15%) EJB
13 9 (19.15%) Java EE
13 9 (19.15%) JSF
13 9 (19.15%) Spring
14 6 (12.77%) Entity Framework
15 5 (10.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Wiki
2 7 (14.89%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.26%) iPad
4 2 (4.26%) iPhone
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (95.74%) OO
2 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (59.57%) Scrum
4 22 (46.81%) MVC
5 13 (27.66%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (27.66%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (27.66%) ITIL
5 13 (27.66%) Programme Management
6 12 (25.53%) SDLC
7 11 (23.40%) DevOps
8 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
9 9 (19.15%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
10 8 (17.02%) Open Source
11 5 (10.64%) TDD
12 4 (8.51%) Front End Development
13 3 (6.38%) Change Control
13 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
13 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
13 3 (6.38%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) JavaScript
2 26 (55.32%) C#
3 13 (27.66%) SQL
4 11 (23.40%) Java
5 10 (21.28%) Ruby
6 9 (19.15%) PL/SQL
6 9 (19.15%) Scala
7 6 (12.77%) C
8 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.26%) Python
8 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.13%) C++
9 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Oracle
2 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.66%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Apple
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