The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 29 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 48 46
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing OOD 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.36% 0.83% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 1.10% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £435 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £555 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +9.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 263 365 342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 80.43% 75.41% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 761 758
Median daily rate £350 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +3.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £638 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 65 58
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £43.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Gloucestershire

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Gloucestershire

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Gloucestershire

OOD
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Tewkesbury - 4 - -
Gloucester - 3 £430 - 1
OOD
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for OOD.

1 12 (100.00%) C
1 12 (100.00%) OO
2 11 (91.67%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) Embedded C++
3 7 (58.33%) MATLAB
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (58.33%) Algorithms
4 4 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
4 4 (33.33%) Yocto
4 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Device Driver
4 4 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (25.00%) STL
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (8.33%) Confluence

OOD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Kernel Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Kernel Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Yocto
2 3 (25.00%) STL
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Algorithms
2 4 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 4 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C
2 11 (91.67%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) Embedded C++
3 7 (58.33%) MATLAB
4 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) Python
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby
6 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kibana