Period
to 24 April 2018

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 24 April 2018 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 139 173
Rank change year-on-year -25 +34 +9
Contract jobs citing OOD 10 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.25% 0.52% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.64% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 3
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -19.05% +27.27%
10th Percentile £345 £358 £423
90th Percentile £439 £450 £678
South East median daily rate £445 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -1.11% +28.57% +8.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% +16.88% +6.94%

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 3,391 3,149 3,983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.40% 82.48% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,706 1,515 2,089
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +4.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £250
90th Percentile £598 £563 £550
South East median daily rate £435 £417 £400
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 118 130
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.43 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.87% -9.09% -23.43%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £9.93
90th Percentile £47.63 £55.00 £55.07
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.53% -18.11% +27.61%

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 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 24 April 2018. 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
Bracknell -4 3 £400 -
Slough -6 2 £325 -27.78% 3
Maidenhead -1 1 £425 - 1
OOD
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for OOD.

1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (60.00%) BDD
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Microservices
5 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
5 4 (40.00%) NServiceBus
5 4 (40.00%) SDLC
5 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) C++

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 4 (40.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) React Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (60.00%) REST
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) WSDL
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) XSD
4 2 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Microservices
4 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (20.00%) Kanban
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) SOLID
7 1 (10.00%) MVVM
7 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) XPath
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) ES6
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle