Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 156 162
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6 +14
Contract jobs citing OOD 19 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.47% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.43% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 7
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £318 £325 £311
90th Percentile £616 £478 £460
South East median daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.67% - +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Berkshire median hourly rate - £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +20.00%

OOD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3385 3459 3940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.62% 81.25% 78.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1763 1866 2176
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.52%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £541
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 131 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £39.20 £48.75 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing OOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Berkshire

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Berkshire

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in Berkshire

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Berkshire

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 OOD within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 6 £535 - 1
Slough +11 4 £325 -
Bracknell - 4 £400 - 1
Reading 0 1 £375 -6.25%
OOD
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 OOD.

1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 13 (68.42%) HTML
3 13 (68.42%) CSS
4 12 (63.16%) OO
4 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (52.63%) PHP
5 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (47.37%) Java
7 8 (42.11%) SQL
7 8 (42.11%) Project Management
7 8 (42.11%) TDD
7 8 (42.11%) Web Development
7 8 (42.11%) Microservices
8 7 (36.84%) BDD
8 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
8 7 (36.84%) Scrum
8 7 (36.84%) C#
9 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 6 (31.58%) Struts
9 6 (31.58%) .NET
9 6 (31.58%) J2EE
9 6 (31.58%) Flash
9 6 (31.58%) EJB
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
9 6 (31.58%) JNDI
9 6 (31.58%) Migration
9 6 (31.58%) ATG
9 6 (31.58%) Demandware
9 6 (31.58%) REST

OOD
Co-occurring 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 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) CMS
1 2 (10.53%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
1 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Domain Architect
3 3 (15.79%) HTML Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Angular Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) CSS
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) Ajax
3 6 (31.58%) EJB
3 6 (31.58%) Flash
3 6 (31.58%) J2EE
3 6 (31.58%) JNDI
3 6 (31.58%) JSTL
3 6 (31.58%) REST
3 6 (31.58%) Struts
4 5 (26.32%) HTML5
5 4 (21.05%) CSS3
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) JSON
5 4 (21.05%) WCF
5 4 (21.05%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) XSD
5 4 (21.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Web 2.0
3 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Native
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (63.16%) OO
3 8 (42.11%) Microservices
3 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
3 8 (42.11%) Web Development
4 7 (36.84%) BDD
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) Migration
6 5 (26.32%) B2B
6 5 (26.32%) B2C
6 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
6 5 (26.32%) Presales
6 5 (26.32%) Web Application Development
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (21.05%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (21.05%) Kanban
7 4 (21.05%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) PHP
3 9 (47.37%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
6 4 (21.05%) XPath
7 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
8 2 (10.53%) Python
9 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
9 1 (5.26%) Kotlin
9 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
9 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
9 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) ATG
1 6 (31.58%) Demandware
1 6 (31.58%) Intershop
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Zend
4 1 (5.26%) Apple