Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 17 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 West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - +38 +6
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.33% - 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Dorset median daily rate - - £275
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year - -12.50% +39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Dorset median hourly rate £47.50 - £37.50
10th Percentile £46.25 - £29.35
90th Percentile £48.75 - £38.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £23.28 £37.50
% change year-on-year +93.34% -37.93% -1.32%

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 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 243 337 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 81.27% 75.22% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 244 183
Dorset median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £208 £227 £231
90th Percentile £500 £522 £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 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +49.51%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Dorset

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Dorset

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Dorset

OOD
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 OOD within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 17 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 - 1 - -
OOD
South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Dorset region with a requirement for OOD.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody

OOD
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C++/Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared