The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 3 months to 28 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 (OO)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 19 40
Rank change year-on-year -2 +21  
Contract jobs citing OO 15 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.35% 7.60% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.49% 9.52% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Median daily rate £475 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £445 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 1
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.25 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.14% +10.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

OO 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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 158 210 270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 77.45% 79.85% 76.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 107 182
Median daily rate £365 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% -6.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 44 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +10.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.70 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Somerset

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Somerset

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Somerset

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Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 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
Yeovil +5 11 - -
Bath -2 1 £425 +49.12% 1
Clevedon - 1 - -
OO
South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Somerset region with a requirement for OO.

1 23 (92.00%) C#
2 22 (88.00%) UML
2 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (88.00%) Software Engineering
3 21 (84.00%) Scrum
3 21 (84.00%) C++
3 21 (84.00%) Java
3 21 (84.00%) Time Management
4 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
5 15 (60.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (40.00%) User Experience
6 10 (40.00%) Eclipse
7 9 (36.00%) Rational DOORS
8 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (24.00%) Ada
9 6 (24.00%) Aerospace
9 6 (24.00%) JIRA
9 6 (24.00%) RIA
10 5 (20.00%) Change Control
11 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
11 4 (16.00%) Finance
11 4 (16.00%) HTML
11 4 (16.00%) SQL
11 4 (16.00%) CSS
12 3 (12.00%) JSP
12 3 (12.00%) Apache
12 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
12 3 (12.00%) Military
12 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
12 3 (12.00%) jQuery

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (12.00%) Apache
1 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (36.00%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (24.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) Ant
5 1 (4.00%) NuGet
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.00%) Military
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (52.00%) Java Engineer
2 13 (52.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 10 (40.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Ada Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# Application Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C++ Applications Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C++ Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C++/C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Java Applications Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) DOORS Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) CSS
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) jQuery
2 3 (12.00%) JSP
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.00%) Django
4 1 (4.00%) Dojo
4 1 (4.00%) DOM
4 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) WCF
4 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) User Experience
2 6 (24.00%) RIA
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (88.00%) Software Engineering
1 22 (88.00%) UML
2 21 (84.00%) Scrum
2 21 (84.00%) Time Management
3 5 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (12.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) OOP
5 2 (8.00%) Secure Coding
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Personalization
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) C#
2 21 (84.00%) C++
2 21 (84.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) Ada
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (60.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) hybris
1 1 (4.00%) SAP