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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
England / South East
Rank 249 253 267
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14  
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 4 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.051% 0.13% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.16% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Median daily rate £419 £355 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.95% +18.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £339 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £357 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £346
% change year-on-year +10.66% +8.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -3.89% +2.66%  

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 6361 7494 7901
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.26% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3684 4608 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

OOA/OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing OOA/OOD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
Berkshire +27 1 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire -15 1 £438 +23.23% 3
Hampshire - 1 £523 - 3
Surrey - 1 £375 -
OOA/OOD
England

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (80.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) DHTML
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Ant
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Struts

OOA/OOD
Top Related 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 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) FlexRay
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) SMPP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) DataStax
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) TestNG
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) DHTML
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) JSF
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Struts
2 1 (20.00%) Struts2
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (20.00%) ThreadX
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BPR
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Intel
1 1 (20.00%) Motorola
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle