Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO 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 (OO)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 41 38
Rank change year-on-year +25 -3 -13
Contract jobs citing OO 25 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 8.53% 1.58% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.46% 2.10% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Dorset median daily rate £356 £350 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +24.44% -33.82%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £263
90th Percentile £406 £405 £304
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 - £37.50
10th Percentile £37.36 - £28.20
90th Percentile £48.75 - £38.75
South West median hourly rate £41.33 £40.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +3.31% -4.76% +20.00%

OO 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 Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 239 333 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 81.57% 75.00% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 241 183
Dorset median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £205 £231 £231
90th Percentile £500 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 50
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £22.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.05% -46.65% +146.65%
10th Percentile £11.45 £14.25 £24.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £28.65 £46.77
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.77
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.75% +47.70%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Dorset

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Dorset

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Dorset

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Dorset over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for OO in Dorset

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Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Dorset 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
Weymouth - 10 £325 - 2
Bournemouth +17 6 £388 -3.13% 1
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South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Dorset region with a requirement for OO.

1 17 (68.00%) C++
1 17 (68.00%) Java
1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (56.00%) Linux
3 13 (52.00%) Degree
3 13 (52.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (48.00%) UML
4 12 (48.00%) Visual Studio
5 11 (44.00%) Eclipse
5 11 (44.00%) NetBeans
6 10 (40.00%) Windows
7 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (36.00%) Data Extraction
8 7 (28.00%) Multithreading
8 7 (28.00%) .NET
8 7 (28.00%) C#
9 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (20.00%) HTML
10 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (20.00%) SQL
11 4 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (12.00%) Ajax
12 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
12 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
12 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
12 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
12 3 (12.00%) Web Services
12 3 (12.00%) XML

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (44.00%) Eclipse
2 11 (44.00%) NetBeans
3 3 (12.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (12.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (8.00%) FxCop
4 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) NUnit
4 2 (8.00%) ReSharper
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) Software Engineer
3 9 (36.00%) C++ Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Java Developer
5 7 (28.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 7 (28.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (28.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
6 5 (20.00%) C++/Java Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Java Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (12.00%) Linux Support
8 3 (12.00%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (12.00%) Software Support Engineer
8 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.00%) Ajax
3 3 (12.00%) DHTML
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (12.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.00%) VMS
4 2 (8.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (48.00%) UML
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Data Extraction
4 7 (28.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (12.00%) Creative Thinking
7 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (12.00%) Line Management
7 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Process Management
7 3 (12.00%) SDLC
7 3 (12.00%) SOA
7 3 (12.00%) Validation
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (8.00%) Scrum
8 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) C++
1 17 (68.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Degree
1 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) OpenText
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Xamarin