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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 88 117 123
Rank change year-on-year +29 +6  
Contract jobs citing OOD 12 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.66% 0.20% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.25% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £563 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +40.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £42.35 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.13% +17.63%  

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 1476 1978 2168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.57% 80.54% 74.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1030 1121
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 46 53
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% -34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £85.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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 +24 5 £365 - 2
Slough +9 4 £450 -33.33%
Bracknell +1 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £425 -
OOD
South East

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 16 (94.12%) OO
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) HTML
4 9 (52.94%) CSS
4 9 (52.94%) Front End Development
5 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Web Development
5 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
6 6 (35.29%) RESTful
6 6 (35.29%) Software Architecture
6 6 (35.29%) Laravel
6 6 (35.29%) MySQL
6 6 (35.29%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) PHP
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) LDAP
6 6 (35.29%) Subversion
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
7 5 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (23.53%) HTML5
8 4 (23.53%) Confluence
8 4 (23.53%) JIRA
9 3 (17.65%) Wiki
9 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (17.65%) Scrum
9 3 (17.65%) UML
9 3 (17.65%) Apache

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 4 (23.53%) Confluence
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Pig
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Spark
2 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Accumulo
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Hive
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data
2 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 3 (17.65%) Neo4j
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 3 (17.65%) OrientDB
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) Subversion
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Checkstyle
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) Gradle
4 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) JUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (29.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (29.41%) Web Developer
4 4 (23.53%) PHP Developer
4 4 (23.53%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Data Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Angular Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) Laravel
3 6 (35.29%) RESTful
4 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
5 4 (23.53%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
6 3 (17.65%) Kafka
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
8 1 (5.88%) Ajax
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
8 1 (5.88%) jQuery
8 1 (5.88%) JSF
8 1 (5.88%) React
8 1 (5.88%) Spring
8 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
8 1 (5.88%) Struts
8 1 (5.88%) WCF
8 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (17.65%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (17.65%) Wiki
3 2 (11.76%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) OO
2 9 (52.94%) Front End Development
3 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Web Development
4 6 (35.29%) Software Architecture
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) MapReduce
6 3 (17.65%) Open Source
6 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) UML
6 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.88%) API Design
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Microservices
7 1 (5.88%) SDLC
7 1 (5.88%) Threat Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) PHP
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) Scala
4 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CREST Certified
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) OSCP
2 1 (5.88%) SANS
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Hortonworks
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe