The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 71 74
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3  
Contract jobs citing OOD 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.61% 0.098% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £365 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +7.74% +3.33%  
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 525 789 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.79% 77.66% 71.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 425 404
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 13
Median hourly rate £17.59 £38.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.60% +43.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.35 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Reading

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Reading

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

1 6 (85.71%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Wiki
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Hive
3 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Confluence
3 3 (42.86%) MapReduce
3 3 (42.86%) Hortonworks
3 3 (42.86%) Kafka
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Pig
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (42.86%) OrientDB
3 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (42.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (42.86%) Neo4j

OOD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Pig
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
1 3 (42.86%) Confluence
1 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Hive
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) Neo4j
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) OrientDB
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Data Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (28.57%) UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) Kafka
2 2 (28.57%) Angular 2
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (42.86%) Wiki
2 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) MapReduce
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Data Flow Diagram
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) OSSTMM
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Physics
5 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Scala
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) OSCP
2 1 (14.29%) SANS
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Hortonworks
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft