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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 134 108 108
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 6 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.094% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.13% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
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£288 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £331 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -6.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2219 1510 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.61% 70.86% 69.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1485 979 1290
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 69 127
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.58 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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
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 28 July 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
Wiltshire - 3 - - 12
Somerset - 2 £288 - 5
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2
Bristol - - - - 7
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 4
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
2 21 (70.00%) HTML
3 20 (66.67%) CSS
4 17 (56.67%) Java
5 16 (53.33%) OO
6 13 (43.33%) Spring
6 13 (43.33%) XML
6 13 (43.33%) SQL
6 13 (43.33%) J2EE
7 12 (40.00%) JUnit
7 12 (40.00%) OOP
7 12 (40.00%) Hibernate
7 12 (40.00%) Tomcat
8 11 (36.67%) MySQL
8 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
9 10 (33.33%) Web Services
9 10 (33.33%) Apache
10 8 (26.67%) C#
10 8 (26.67%) PHP
10 8 (26.67%) PHP5
10 8 (26.67%) UML
10 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
11 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
11 7 (23.33%) Ajax
11 7 (23.33%) .NET
11 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
12 6 (20.00%) MVC
12 6 (20.00%) Finance
12 6 (20.00%) jQuery
12 6 (20.00%) HTML5

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (33.33%) Apache
3 4 (13.33%) CMS
4 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.67%) MQSeries
5 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.67%) Escenic
5 2 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MySQL
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) TKPROF
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) JUnit
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
3 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) NetBeans
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) NUnit
4 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.33%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (26.67%) PHP Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) HTML
2 20 (66.67%) CSS
3 13 (43.33%) J2EE
3 13 (43.33%) XML
3 13 (43.33%) Spring
4 12 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 10 (33.33%) Web Services
6 7 (23.33%) .NET
6 7 (23.33%) Ajax
7 6 (20.00%) jQuery
7 6 (20.00%) CSS3
7 6 (20.00%) HTML5
8 4 (13.33%) RESTful
8 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
9 3 (10.00%) EJB
9 3 (10.00%) Struts
9 3 (10.00%) JSP
9 3 (10.00%) XSLT
9 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (10.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.67%) GIS
3 1 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) UNIX
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) OO
2 12 (40.00%) OOP
3 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
4 8 (26.67%) UML
5 6 (20.00%) MVC
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) TDD
7 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (10.00%) RUP
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.67%) BDD
9 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.33%) High Availability
10 1 (3.33%) Analytics
10 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (3.33%) Dimensional Modelling
10 1 (3.33%) Kanban
10 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
2 17 (56.67%) Java
3 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 8 (26.67%) C#
4 8 (26.67%) PHP
4 8 (26.67%) PHP5
4 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.67%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) VB6
6 1 (3.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Telerik
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.33%) Ektron
3 1 (3.33%) Jaspersoft
Wiltshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Negotioable DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago