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 3 months to 27 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 West / Dorset
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing OOD 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - - 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.11%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 104 195 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 78.79% 76.77% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 140 82
Median daily rate £375 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £534 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £41.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -28.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Dorset region with a requirement for OOD.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#