Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 June 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)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 227 319
Rank change year-on-year -86 +92 -84
Contract jobs citing OOD 61 129 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.84% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.00% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 92 38
South East median daily rate £445 £453 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% +44.80% -3.85%
10th Percentile £338 £282 £263
90th Percentile £588 £538 £456
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 4
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.19% +14.38%
10th Percentile £39.00 £40.00 £36.70
90th Percentile £57.50 £46.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £47.50 £41.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.46% -7.78% +21.62%

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 13,986 12,850 14,930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.70% 83.37% 82.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,253 7,421 9,171
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 478 493 563
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -23.08% +18.18%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.52 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.45 £52.95
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in the South East

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 OOD in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in the South East

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in the South East over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in the South East

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 OOD in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in the South East

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in the South East over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for OOD in the South East

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 OOD within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
Thames Valley -7 33 £438 +16.67% 19
Oxfordshire +15 18 £385 +2.67% 6
Buckinghamshire +8 10 £525 +69.35% 2
Hampshire -11 10 £375 - 9
Surrey -82 9 £438 -16.67% 10
West Sussex -7 5 £605 +29.41% 3
Berkshire -31 5 £400 +6.67% 11
East Sussex +4 3 £445 +34.85% 3
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 South East region with a requirement for OOD.

1 57 (93.44%) OO
2 27 (44.26%) Linux
3 25 (40.98%) C++
4 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
5 22 (36.07%) HTML
6 20 (32.79%) Software Engineering
7 17 (27.87%) Web Services
8 16 (26.23%) OpenMP
8 16 (26.23%) Mathematics
8 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
8 16 (26.23%) Parallel Programming
8 16 (26.23%) CUDA
8 16 (26.23%) Cross-Platform Development
9 14 (22.95%) CSS
10 13 (21.31%) jQuery
10 13 (21.31%) Node.js
11 12 (19.67%) Java
12 11 (18.03%) C#
12 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (18.03%) AngularJS
12 11 (18.03%) Unit Testing
13 10 (16.39%) RESTful
13 10 (16.39%) Oracle
14 9 (14.75%) .NET
14 9 (14.75%) Unix
14 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
15 8 (13.11%) Retail
15 8 (13.11%) LAMP
15 8 (13.11%) XML
15 8 (13.11%) SQL

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 3 (4.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.28%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.64%) JBoss
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.64%) npm
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) 4G
1 1 (1.64%) AMQP
1 1 (1.64%) PPP
1 1 (1.64%) SNMP
1 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database
1 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) DB2
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) Subversion
3 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.92%) Grunt
5 2 (3.28%) JUnit
5 2 (3.28%) Maven
5 2 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.28%) Rational Team Concert
5 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.64%) Babel
6 1 (1.64%) GDB
6 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
6 1 (1.64%) JMeter
6 1 (1.64%) Selenium
6 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.64%) Xcode
6 1 (1.64%) YouTrack
General
1 8 (13.11%) Retail
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Military
4 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (63.93%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) C++ Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Software Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Salesforce Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.56%) UI Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Unix Architect
8 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.28%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) HTML
2 17 (27.87%) Web Services
3 16 (26.23%) OpenMP
4 14 (22.95%) CSS
5 13 (21.31%) jQuery
5 13 (21.31%) Node.js
6 11 (18.03%) AngularJS
7 10 (16.39%) RESTful
8 9 (14.75%) .NET
9 8 (13.11%) LAMP
9 8 (13.11%) Visualforce
9 8 (13.11%) XML
10 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
10 6 (9.84%) CSS3
10 6 (9.84%) REST
10 6 (9.84%) SOAP
11 5 (8.20%) HTML5
12 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
12 4 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) CUDA
2 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) User Experience
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.64%) iSeries
6 1 (1.64%) Life Science
6 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Unix
3 6 (9.84%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (93.44%) OO
2 20 (32.79%) Software Engineering
3 16 (26.23%) Cross-Platform Development
3 16 (26.23%) Mathematics
3 16 (26.23%) Parallel Programming
4 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.03%) Unit Testing
5 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (11.48%) Data Analysis
7 6 (9.84%) Data Flow Diagram
7 6 (9.84%) TDD
8 5 (8.20%) Scrum
8 5 (8.20%) SOLID
9 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.56%) Multithreading
9 4 (6.56%) MVC
9 4 (6.56%) OOP
9 4 (6.56%) Web Development
10 3 (4.92%) Front End Development
10 3 (4.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) C++
2 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.67%) Java
4 11 (18.03%) C#
5 8 (13.11%) Apex Code
5 8 (13.11%) PHP
5 8 (13.11%) Python
5 8 (13.11%) SQL
6 6 (9.84%) C
7 4 (6.56%) ES6
7 4 (6.56%) Go
8 3 (4.92%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.28%) IronPython
9 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.64%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.64%) Java 8
10 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.64%) Perl
10 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.92%) Adobe
4 2 (3.28%) ILOG
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) Perforce
5 1 (1.64%) Remedy
5 1 (1.64%) Software AG
5 1 (1.64%) webMethods