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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 119 99 116
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs citing OOD 28 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.89% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.28% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £325 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £314 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £38.00 £41.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% +12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £41.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £41.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
2368 1645 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.48% 69.73% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1077 1079
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 116
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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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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 - 17 £478 - 4
Wiltshire -12 5 £375 - 5
Devon - 2 - - 2
Dorset -1 1 - - 2
Bristol -17 1 - - 3
Cornwall - - - -
Somerset - - - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (72.73%) OO
2 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 19 (43.18%) Bash Shell
6 18 (40.91%) DV Cleared
7 17 (38.64%) C++
7 17 (38.64%) HTML
8 16 (36.36%) Subversion
9 15 (34.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 15 (34.09%) CSS
10 14 (31.82%) Java
10 14 (31.82%) Perl
10 14 (31.82%) Python
10 14 (31.82%) ClearCase
11 13 (29.55%) OOP
11 13 (29.55%) Scrum
11 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (27.27%) UNIX
12 12 (27.27%) PHP
12 12 (27.27%) SQL
13 11 (25.00%) Web Services
13 11 (25.00%) MVC
13 11 (25.00%) Ruby
13 11 (25.00%) Release Management
14 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
14 9 (20.45%) .NET
14 9 (20.45%) C#
15 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
15 8 (18.18%) MySQL

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.27%) JBoss
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SDH
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.82%) 3G
1 3 (6.82%) 2G
1 3 (6.82%) 2.5G
1 3 (6.82%) Wireshark
1 3 (6.82%) 4G
2 1 (2.27%) SSL
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) MySQL
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) TKPROF
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) OLTP
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Subversion
2 15 (34.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 14 (31.82%) ClearCase
4 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
5 6 (13.64%) Maven
6 5 (11.36%) Apache Ivy
6 5 (11.36%) Ant
7 4 (9.09%) JUnit
7 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
9 1 (2.27%) GoogleTest
General
1 3 (6.82%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (88.64%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) C++ Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.91%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.91%) PHP Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Embedded C++ Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
10 1 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Database Architect
10 1 (2.27%) C++ Software Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) HTML
2 15 (34.09%) CSS
3 11 (25.00%) Web Services
4 9 (20.45%) .NET
5 8 (18.18%) jQuery
6 7 (15.91%) RESTful
6 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (15.91%) HTML5
6 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
6 7 (15.91%) CSS3
6 7 (15.91%) Ajax
7 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (11.36%) XSLT
9 4 (9.09%) SOAP
9 4 (9.09%) STL
9 4 (9.09%) JDBC
9 4 (9.09%) JSP
9 4 (9.09%) Spring
9 4 (9.09%) JSON
9 4 (9.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.82%) GIS
2 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.27%) W3C
4 1 (2.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) UNIX
2 8 (18.18%) Linux
3 6 (13.64%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) OO
2 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (29.55%) OOP
3 13 (29.55%) Scrum
4 11 (25.00%) MVC
4 11 (25.00%) Release Management
5 8 (18.18%) TDD
5 8 (18.18%) UML
6 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.36%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.82%) BDD
10 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.55%) ETL
10 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.27%) CAD
11 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
11 1 (2.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 19 (43.18%) Bash Shell
3 17 (38.64%) C++
4 14 (31.82%) Java
4 14 (31.82%) Perl
4 14 (31.82%) Python
5 12 (27.27%) SQL
5 12 (27.27%) PHP
6 11 (25.00%) Ruby
7 9 (20.45%) C#
8 7 (15.91%) PHP5
9 5 (11.36%) Lua
10 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
11 3 (6.82%) C
11 3 (6.82%) Embedded C++
12 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
12 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.91%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) Sun Certification
4 2 (4.55%) OCPJP
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Firmware
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Sun
4 1 (2.27%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
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Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
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