The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 112 112 121
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing OOD 26 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 0.56% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.81% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 18
Average daily rate £328 £278 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.01% -4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £318 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.80% -0.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2416 1605 2486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.88% 69.63% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1492 990 1473
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 61 146
Average hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £18.14 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
OOD
England

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 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -18 10 £388 +37.16% 2
Somerset - 9 £288 -
Dorset -1 2 - - 3
Devon -4 2 £280 +0.90%
Bristol -10 2 £338 - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (66.04%) JavaScript
2 33 (62.26%) OOP
3 32 (60.38%) MySQL
4 26 (49.06%) PHP
5 25 (47.17%) PHP5
6 23 (43.40%) NoSQL
7 20 (37.74%) HTML
7 20 (37.74%) Java
7 20 (37.74%) OO
7 20 (37.74%) CSS
8 19 (35.85%) SQL
9 18 (33.96%) Web Services
9 18 (33.96%) Bash Shell
10 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
10 16 (30.19%) XML
11 15 (28.30%) J2EE
11 15 (28.30%) Digital Media
12 14 (26.42%) Spring
12 14 (26.42%) Tomcat
12 14 (26.42%) Hibernate
13 13 (24.53%) C#
14 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
15 10 (18.87%) CMS
15 10 (18.87%) JUnit
15 10 (18.87%) .NET
16 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
16 9 (16.98%) Finance
16 9 (16.98%) Apache
16 9 (16.98%) UML
17 8 (15.09%) Scrum

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (26.42%) Tomcat
2 10 (18.87%) CMS
3 9 (16.98%) Apache
4 5 (9.43%) WebLogic
4 5 (9.43%) MQSeries
4 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
4 5 (9.43%) Escenic
4 5 (9.43%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (7.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (60.38%) MySQL
2 23 (43.40%) NoSQL
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
4 5 (9.43%) Hadoop
4 5 (9.43%) Big Data
4 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) JUnit
2 4 (7.55%) Mercurial
2 4 (7.55%) MSBuild
2 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.55%) NUnit
2 4 (7.55%) Selenium
2 4 (7.55%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.77%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.98%) Finance
3 5 (9.43%) Publishing
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (96.23%) Developer
2 26 (49.06%) PHP Developer
3 17 (32.08%) Java Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Programmer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Java Programmer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Java Programmer
6 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Developer
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.89%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.89%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) HTML
1 20 (37.74%) CSS
2 18 (33.96%) Web Services
3 16 (30.19%) XML
4 15 (28.30%) J2EE
5 14 (26.42%) Hibernate
5 14 (26.42%) Spring
6 10 (18.87%) .NET
7 8 (15.09%) Ajax
7 8 (15.09%) jQuery
8 7 (13.21%) HTML5
8 7 (13.21%) CSS3
9 6 (11.32%) EJB
10 5 (9.43%) JSF
10 5 (9.43%) Java RMI
10 5 (9.43%) LAMP
10 5 (9.43%) Struts
10 5 (9.43%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
12 3 (5.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.66%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.77%) GIS
4 1 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.89%) Open Source
4 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) OOP
2 20 (37.74%) OO
3 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
4 9 (16.98%) UML
5 8 (15.09%) Scrum
6 5 (9.43%) TDD
6 5 (9.43%) RUP
6 5 (9.43%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (9.43%) BDD
7 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.55%) Content Management
7 4 (7.55%) MVC
8 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.89%) Kanban
9 1 (1.89%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.89%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.89%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) JavaScript
2 26 (49.06%) PHP
3 25 (47.17%) PHP5
4 20 (37.74%) Java
5 19 (35.85%) SQL
6 18 (33.96%) Bash Shell
7 13 (24.53%) C#
8 5 (9.43%) Scala
9 2 (3.77%) C++
10 1 (1.89%) C
10 1 (1.89%) VB
10 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle
1 5 (9.43%) JBoss
2 4 (7.55%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Telerik
4 1 (1.89%) Ektron
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