The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 43 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing OOD 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.56% 0.63% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.88% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£313 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-15.68% +17.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 228 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.16% 71.70% 71.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 176 123
Average daily rate £365 £384 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 29
Average hourly rate £18.55 £11.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.87% -63.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.71 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.93 £20.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the Southampton region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Southampton region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SVG
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) SVG
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) CakePHP
1 1 (50.00%) YUI
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) AOP
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 1 (50.00%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook