The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
England / East Midlands
Rank 90 94 97
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Contract jobs citing OOD 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.27% 0.062% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.077% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £488 - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -0.62% +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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1180 1304 1262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 80.11% 80.35% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 800 722
Median daily rate £380 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 41
Median hourly rate £21.50 £31.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.20% +95.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in the East Midlands

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in the East Midlands

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in the East Midlands

OOD
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Northamptonshire - 3 £550 - 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for OOD.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) OO
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) UML
4 5 (50.00%) Refactoring
4 5 (50.00%) Microservices
4 5 (50.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) Java EE
5 4 (40.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (30.00%) Spring
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) JUnit
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (30.00%) jMock
6 3 (30.00%) Use Case
6 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
7 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (30.00%) jMock
1 3 (30.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Digital Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Java EE
2 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) OO
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) Microservices
3 5 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 5 (50.00%) UML
4 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) Use Case
6 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) MVC
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (20.00%) OCMJD
2 2 (20.00%) OCPJWCD
2 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle