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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 122 138 110
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -28
Contract jobs citing OOD 18 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.099% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 2
Average daily rate
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£419 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.65% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £288 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £288 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +58.66%
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
2415 2266 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.35% 74.71% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1524 1008
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 102 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £33.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% +93.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.82 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
Bristol - 9 £425 - 10
Gloucestershire +1 5 £400 - 6
Wiltshire +1 2 £356 -
Dorset - 1 £275 - 3
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 36 (80.00%) OO
2 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (44.44%) C++
3 20 (44.44%) Java
4 16 (35.56%) TDD
4 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
5 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (33.33%) .NET
6 14 (31.11%) Scrum
7 13 (28.89%) Subversion
7 13 (28.89%) DV Cleared
7 13 (28.89%) Python
7 13 (28.89%) Perl
7 13 (28.89%) Web Services
7 13 (28.89%) Windows
8 12 (26.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 12 (26.67%) C#
8 12 (26.67%) ClearCase
9 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
9 11 (24.44%) OOA/OOD
9 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
10 10 (22.22%) Ruby
10 10 (22.22%) Wireshark
10 10 (22.22%) STL
10 10 (22.22%) SDH
10 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
11 9 (20.00%) 4G
11 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
11 9 (20.00%) 3G
11 9 (20.00%) Client/Server

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
2 10 (22.22%) Wireshark
2 10 (22.22%) SDH
3 9 (20.00%) 4G
3 9 (20.00%) 3G
3 9 (20.00%) 2G
3 9 (20.00%) 2.5G
4 7 (15.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQLite
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Subversion
2 12 (26.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (26.67%) ClearCase
3 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 5 (11.11%) JUnit
6 4 (8.89%) Robotium
6 4 (8.89%) Mechanoid
6 4 (8.89%) Robolectric
7 3 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (6.67%) Maven
7 3 (6.67%) Ant
8 1 (2.22%) NUnit
8 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.22%) MSTest
8 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (2.22%) GCC
8 1 (2.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Automotive
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 11 (24.44%) C++ Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Android Developer
7 4 (8.89%) iOS Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior iOS Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Android Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Systems Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Systems Developer
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Development Manager
9 2 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
2 13 (28.89%) Web Services
3 10 (22.22%) STL
4 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
4 7 (15.56%) HTML
4 7 (15.56%) CSS
5 5 (11.11%) JDBC
5 5 (11.11%) JSP
5 5 (11.11%) XSLT
5 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 4 (8.89%) Ajax
6 4 (8.89%) Spring MVC
6 4 (8.89%) WCF
6 4 (8.89%) LINQ
6 4 (8.89%) Spring
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.89%) ActionBarSherlock
7 3 (6.67%) MSMQ
7 3 (6.67%) WPF
7 3 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (15.56%) Mobile Payment
2 7 (15.56%) User Experience
3 6 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (8.89%) iPad
4 4 (8.89%) iPhone
5 2 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Apple iOS
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Phone
3 7 (15.56%) Android
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Phone 7
4 6 (13.33%) UNIX
5 5 (11.11%) Windows CE
6 2 (4.44%) Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Solaris
7 1 (2.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) OO
2 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) TDD
4 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (31.11%) Scrum
6 11 (24.44%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (17.78%) BDD
8 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
9 7 (15.56%) OOP
9 7 (15.56%) MVC
9 7 (15.56%) Kanban
9 7 (15.56%) Android Development
10 6 (13.33%) Release Management
10 6 (13.33%) UML
11 4 (8.89%) iOS Development
11 4 (8.89%) Integration Testing
12 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
12 3 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) C++
1 20 (44.44%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) Perl
2 13 (28.89%) Python
3 12 (26.67%) C#
4 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
5 10 (22.22%) Ruby
5 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 8 (17.78%) C
7 7 (15.56%) SQL
8 4 (8.89%) Objective-C
9 3 (6.67%) Lua
9 3 (6.67%) PHP
10 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.22%) VC++
11 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
11 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
11 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) TickIT
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Google
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Apple
3 1 (2.22%) Volantis
3 1 (2.22%) Green Hills
3 1 (2.22%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.22%) Netbiscuits
3 1 (2.22%) Kony
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