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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 117 107
Rank change year-on-year +21 -10  
Contract jobs citing OOD 7 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.38% 0.13% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.16% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.86% +46.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £503 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £523 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +7.51% +2.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 1484 1899 1945
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.23% 79.72% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 1043 976
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 72 72
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.06 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.53% -11.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +20 4 £375 -
Bracknell - 1 £325 -
Maidenhead - 1 £425 -
OOD
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 18 (94.74%) OO
2 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 13 (68.42%) HTML
4 11 (57.89%) CSS
4 11 (57.89%) Front End Development
5 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
6 9 (47.37%) HTML5
7 8 (42.11%) Web Application Development
7 8 (42.11%) TypeScript
7 8 (42.11%) UML
7 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (42.11%) Angular 2
7 8 (42.11%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (31.58%) CSS3
9 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
9 5 (26.32%) Web Development
10 4 (21.05%) MySQL
10 4 (21.05%) Java
10 4 (21.05%) PHP
10 4 (21.05%) SQL
10 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
10 4 (21.05%) Laravel
11 3 (15.79%) RESTful
11 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
11 3 (15.79%) C#
11 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 3 (15.79%) .NET
11 3 (15.79%) Linux
11 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 3 (15.79%) LDAP

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%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) Drupal
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) Neo4j
4 1 (5.26%) OrientDB
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Checkstyle
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.26%) Gradle
4 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (31.58%) HTML Developer
4 6 (31.58%) UI Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Developer
5 5 (26.32%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Angular Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
6 3 (15.79%) PHP Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) CSS
3 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
4 9 (47.37%) HTML5
5 8 (42.11%) Angular 2
6 6 (31.58%) CSS3
7 4 (21.05%) Laravel
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) RESTful
9 2 (10.53%) Ajax
9 2 (10.53%) jQuery
10 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
10 1 (5.26%) JSF
10 1 (5.26%) REST
10 1 (5.26%) Spring
10 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
10 1 (5.26%) Struts
10 1 (5.26%) Symfony
10 1 (5.26%) WCF
10 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) OO
2 11 (57.89%) Front End Development
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) UML
3 8 (42.11%) Web Application Development
4 5 (26.32%) Web Development
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) DevOps
8 1 (5.26%) API Design
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (5.26%) MapReduce
8 1 (5.26%) Microservices
8 1 (5.26%) Open Source
8 1 (5.26%) SDLC
8 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.26%) Threat Modelling
8 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) TypeScript
3 4 (21.05%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) PHP
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CREST Certified
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) OSCP
2 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Hortonworks