The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 60 66
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6  
Contract jobs citing OOD 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.48% 0.50% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.62% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £430 £390 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 512 482 606
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 82.05% 80.33% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 350 417
Median daily rate £473 £415 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.85% +3.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 22
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.81% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £40.50 £45.00
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Oxfordshire

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Oxfordshire

OOD
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Abingdon - 2 - -
Oxford -4 1 £430 +10.25% 2
OOD
South East

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for OOD.

1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) SWT
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Physics
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (40.00%) Swing
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (40.00%) Big Data
3 2 (40.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) PySide
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development

OOD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (40.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Swing
1 2 (40.00%) SWT
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (20.00%) PyQt
2 1 (20.00%) PySide
2 1 (20.00%) Qt
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Physics
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle