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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 38 49 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.39% 0.83% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.10% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
- +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -4.48%
OOD
Hampshire

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
190 273 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.51% 75.62% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 166 134
Average daily rate £375 £384 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +18.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 13
Average hourly rate £16.25 £21.56 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.63% -46.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £37.50 £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Moq
3 8 (66.67%) Jasmine
3 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) CTI
4 6 (50.00%) NHibernate
4 6 (50.00%) WCF
4 6 (50.00%) LINQ
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (50.00%) Network Security
4 6 (50.00%) REST
4 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) COM
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) SOAP
4 6 (50.00%) STL
4 6 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) CTI
1 6 (50.00%) Network Security
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Moq
2 8 (66.67%) Jasmine
3 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) NUnit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Development Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) COM
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) jQuery
2 6 (50.00%) LINQ
2 6 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 6 (50.00%) REST
2 6 (50.00%) SOAP
2 6 (50.00%) STL
2 6 (50.00%) WCF
2 6 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) Ajax
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) NICE Systems