Period
to 25 May 2018

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 6 months to 25 May 2018 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
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 93 86
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 +13
Contract jobs citing OOD 18 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.44% 0.43% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.52% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Oxfordshire median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +16.47%
10th Percentile £368 £321 £319
90th Percentile £403 £434 £356
South East median daily rate £445 £450 £338
% change year-on-year -1.11% +33.33% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year - +7.78% +15.97%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,088 963 882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.11% 83.16% 79.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 697 686
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -5.00%
10th Percentile £268 £250 £200
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £17.47 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.40% +2.74% -15.00%
10th Percentile £14.28 £11.42 £13.80
90th Percentile £55.25 £62.50 £41.00
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +9.09%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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
Oxford -3 9 £385 -10.47% 1
Abingdon +1 1 - - 2
OOD
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for OOD.

1 18 (100.00%) OO
2 16 (88.89%) C++
2 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) OpenMP
2 16 (88.89%) Mathematics
2 16 (88.89%) Parallel Programming
2 16 (88.89%) CUDA
2 16 (88.89%) Cross-Platform Development
3 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
4 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) IronPython
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.56%) Life Science
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing

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:

General
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) C++ Developer
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Scientific Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Mathematical Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Mathematical Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) OpenMP
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (88.89%) CUDA
2 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) OO
2 16 (88.89%) Cross-Platform Development
2 16 (88.89%) Mathematics
2 16 (88.89%) Parallel Programming
3 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) IronPython
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree