Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 21 August 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing OOD 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.87% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median daily rate - - -
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £46.20
% change year-on-year -1.11% -2.60% +27.45%

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 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 385 377 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 83.51% 80.56% 78.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 258 197
Somerset median daily rate £400 £386 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.56% +5.82% +4.29%
10th Percentile £256 £229 £194
90th Percentile £538 £529 £504
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 61
Somerset median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +31.58% -3.18%
10th Percentile £28.07 £17.23 £17.62
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.75 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% +4.17%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Somerset

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Somerset

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Somerset

OOD
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 OOD within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Yeovil - 4 - - 2
OOD
South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Somerset region with a requirement for OOD.

1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java 8
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS

OOD
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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (50.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java 8
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft