Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 51 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - +70
Contract jobs citing OOD 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.15% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Somerset median daily rate - £350 -
South West median daily rate £450 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £47.50 £23.28
% change year-on-year -6.32% +104.08% -37.93%

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 445 370 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 85.41% 77.41% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 258 190
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £213 £160 £193
90th Percentile £538 £513 £503
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 54
Somerset median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £36.70 £13.25 £17.54
90th Percentile £45.05 £53.75 £42.85
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

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 23 October 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 - 6 - - 2
OOD
South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) NetBeans
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Eclipse RCP
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Java 8
4 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis

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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (50.00%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (50.00%) NetBeans
3 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java 8
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft