Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 33 34
Rank change year-on-year -13 +1 +15
Contract jobs citing OO 10 16 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.94% 3.49% 7.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 4.76% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 15
Somerset median daily rate £350 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £309
90th Percentile £415 £414 £585
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 31
Somerset median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -6.43% +22.14%
10th Percentile £37.75 £39.10 £30.00
90th Percentile £42.85 £42.55 £46.50
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% -4.76% +20.00%

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 395 336 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 76.70% 73.20% 83.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 183 349
Somerset median daily rate £375 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.99% -3.31% +9.85%
10th Percentile £159 £194 £263
90th Percentile £512 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 54 66
Somerset median hourly rate £40.25 £37.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% -11.31% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.48 £16.13
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%

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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 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Bath -5 6 £350 -6.67% 1
Yeovil -2 4 - -
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South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) UML
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
4 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (20.00%) NUnit
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) FxCop
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) ReSharper

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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 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (20.00%) FxCop
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) NUnit
1 2 (20.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) Swing
3 1 (10.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
3 4 (40.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
6 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (10.00%) OOD
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Ada
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Zend