The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for OOA/OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 100 123 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 -  
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.054% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £375 £346
% change year-on-year +10.33% +8.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -3.89% +2.66%  

OOA/OOD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1491 1977 2180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.55% 80.33% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 1023 1134
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 45 54
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

OOA/OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing OOA/OOD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OOA/OOD in Berkshire

OOA/OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOA/OOD in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOA/OOD in Berkshire

OOA/OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOA/OOD in Berkshire

OOA/OOD
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £400 - 1
OOA/OOD
South East

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for OOA/OOD.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) DataStax
2 1 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (50.00%) API Design

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) DataStax
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SDET