Period
to 19 October 2019

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 6 months to 19 October 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 Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 320 342 360
Rank change year-on-year +22 +18 +14
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 22 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.20% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.23% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 7
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £400 £340 £353
90th Percentile £638 £525 £548
England median daily rate £475 £525 £493
% change year-on-year -9.52% +6.60% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £29.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year - -53.60% +66.67%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,833 14,244 13,777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.42% 86.62% 84.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,995 8,560 8,239
South East median daily rate £450 £434 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.60% +2.21% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £275 £263
90th Percentile £608 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 503 460
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £27.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +21.35% -1.11%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.79 £11.25
90th Percentile £72.50 £51.20 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.08 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +14.67% -14.29% +8.89%

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 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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 6 months to 19 October 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
Thames Valley +23 18 £438 -1.41% 2
Berkshire +6 16 £500 +11.11% 2
West Sussex - 3 £575 - 2
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - -
Hampshire -4 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
OOA/OOD
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OOA/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 South East region with a requirement for OOA/OOD.

1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) Java
3 17 (77.27%) SQL
4 16 (72.73%) PL/SQL
5 13 (59.09%) Oracle
5 13 (59.09%) XML
5 13 (59.09%) SOA
6 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
6 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
6 10 (45.45%) TIBCO
6 10 (45.45%) BusinessWorks
6 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (45.45%) XQuery
6 10 (45.45%) EAI
6 10 (45.45%) Eclipse
6 10 (45.45%) IBM
6 10 (45.45%) XSD
6 10 (45.45%) XSL
6 10 (45.45%) Unix
6 10 (45.45%) Windows
6 10 (45.45%) UML
6 10 (45.45%) TIBCO EMS
6 10 (45.45%) XPath
6 10 (45.45%) JSON
6 10 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
6 10 (45.45%) IBM Blueworks
6 10 (45.45%) Swagger
7 9 (40.91%) QA
8 8 (36.36%) Apigee

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 10 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) CMS
2 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 10 (45.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) IBM Blueworks
2 8 (36.36%) Apigee
3 2 (9.09%) AWS
3 2 (9.09%) Azure
4 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Eclipse
2 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
3 4 (18.18%) Selenium
3 4 (18.18%) Subversion
4 3 (13.64%) Ant
4 3 (13.64%) JBehave
4 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 3 (13.64%) Maven
5 2 (9.09%) NUnit
6 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Architect
4 6 (27.27%) Integration Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Domain Architect
6 3 (13.64%) Developer in Test
6 3 (13.64%) Java Developer in Test
6 3 (13.64%) Lead Architect
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Architect
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Integration Architect
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (13.64%) TIBCO Architect
7 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) XML
2 10 (45.45%) JSON
2 10 (45.45%) Swagger
2 10 (45.45%) TIBCO EMS
2 10 (45.45%) XSD
2 10 (45.45%) XSL
3 6 (27.27%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) Middleware
4 5 (22.73%) Spring
5 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Core
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (13.64%) Web Services
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
7 2 (9.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Unix
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) SOA
3 10 (45.45%) EAI
3 10 (45.45%) UML
4 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 7 (31.82%) BDD
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (31.82%) OO
5 7 (31.82%) Project Delivery
6 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 5 (22.73%) API Design
7 5 (22.73%) Architecture Roadmap
7 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (18.18%) SDLC
8 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
8 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 17 (77.27%) SQL
3 16 (72.73%) PL/SQL
4 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 10 (45.45%) XPath
4 10 (45.45%) XQuery
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) C
6 3 (13.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 10 (45.45%) IBM
2 10 (45.45%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft