The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for OOA/OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 262 255
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7  
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.052% 0.078% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.095% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Median daily rate £431 £494 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.65% +51.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £406 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £650 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +89.09% -31.25%  

OOA/OOD 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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6409 7357 7524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.94% 81.95% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14363 16339 15225
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 804 610
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +25.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £55.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

OOA/OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OOA/OOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for OOA/OOD in the South East

OOA/OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOA/OOD in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOA/OOD in the South East

OOA/OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOA/OOD in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOA/OOD in the South East

OOA/OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOA/OOD in the South East

OOA/OOD
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Buckinghamshire - 3 £438 -
Hampshire +6 1 £275 -48.83% 3
OOA/OOD
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD 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 South East region with a requirement for OOA/OOD.

1 6 (75.00%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) Records Management
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Struts2
4 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Law
4 3 (37.50%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) Use Case
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) JSF
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) DHTML
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) JSP

OOA/OOD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (12.50%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FlexRay
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) SMPP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (12.50%) DataStax
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Law
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) DHTML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) JSF
2 3 (37.50%) JSP
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) Struts
2 3 (37.50%) Struts2
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (12.50%) ThreadX
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Records Management
3 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Device Driver Development
5 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Intel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Motorola