Period
to 13 November 2019

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 6 months to 13 November 2019 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
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 21 49
Rank change year-on-year -19 +28 -15
Contract jobs citing OO 19 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.74% 6.64% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 7.60% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
Somerset median daily rate £500 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +10.71% -4.11%
10th Percentile £425 £367 £325
90th Percentile £538 £520 £415
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +11.76% +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Somerset median hourly rate £35.00 £42.75 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.13% +3.01% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26.30 £37.21 £37.75
90th Percentile £44.50 £43.63 £42.85
South West median hourly rate £51.25 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +19.19% +1.18% +6.25%

OO 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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 426 434 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 83.86% 87.32% 79.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 292 271
Somerset median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £214 £159
90th Percentile £625 £538 £513
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 22 25
Somerset median hourly rate £35.00 £41.83 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.32% +0.78% +14.48%
10th Percentile £11.23 £38.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £45.18 £53.75
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.68 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.97% +19.08% +18.24%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Somerset over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Somerset over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 13 November 2019. 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
Yeovil -4 18 £500 - 1
Bath -9 1 £325 -16.13% 8
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South West

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Somerset region with a requirement for OO.

1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) Java EE
3 10 (52.63%) OOD
4 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
5 8 (42.11%) HTML5
5 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
5 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
5 8 (42.11%) Data Structures
5 8 (42.11%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (42.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 8 (42.11%) HTML
5 8 (42.11%) Swing
5 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (42.11%) SOAP
5 8 (42.11%) Web Services
5 8 (42.11%) XML
5 8 (42.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (42.11%) PLM
5 8 (42.11%) PDM
6 7 (36.84%) Manufacturing
6 7 (36.84%) CSS
7 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (31.58%) Change Control
7 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
7 6 (31.58%) OOP
7 6 (31.58%) Siemens
7 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (31.58%) Subversion
8 5 (26.32%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving

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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 1 (5.26%) Drupal
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.53%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 7 (36.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Java Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Java Technical Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Technical Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Applications Developer
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) Java EE
2 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) HTML5
2 8 (42.11%) SOAP
2 8 (42.11%) Swing
2 8 (42.11%) Web Services
2 8 (42.11%) XML
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) Spring
5 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Structures
1 8 (42.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (42.11%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) OOD
2 8 (42.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 8 (42.11%) PDM
2 8 (42.11%) PLM
2 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Change Control
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
3 6 (31.58%) OOP
4 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) UML
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Siemens