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 3 months to 30 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.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 236 205
Rank change year-on-year +76 -31  
Contract jobs citing OOD 89 31 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.12% 0.33% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.41% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 21 28
Median daily rate £453 £300 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.83% -10.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +8.06% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +6.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -0.62% +11.11%  

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 6471 7650 7815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.69% 81.35% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3756 4713 4313
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 248 268 281
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
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 3 months to 30 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
Surrey +44 42 £500 +25.00% 2
West Sussex - 16 £468 -
Berkshire +32 12 £425 -24.44% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 9 £305 -
Hampshire -5 3 £375 +28.20% 6
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 - 4
East Sussex - 3 £330 -
Middlesex - 1 £340 -
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 OOD.

1 110 (89.43%) OO
2 77 (62.60%) SQL
3 63 (51.22%) Finance
4 58 (47.15%) Web Services
5 56 (45.53%) Oracle
6 54 (43.90%) Data Analysis
6 54 (43.90%) Relational Database
7 53 (43.09%) XML
8 51 (41.46%) Python
9 42 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
10 41 (33.33%) Unix
10 41 (33.33%) Linux
10 41 (33.33%) SDLC
11 39 (31.71%) JavaScript
12 34 (27.64%) Business Analysis
13 31 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (21.14%) Java
15 24 (19.51%) C++
15 24 (19.51%) Windows
16 23 (18.70%) MVC
16 23 (18.70%) Degree
17 21 (17.07%) Open Source
18 20 (16.26%) MongoDB
18 20 (16.26%) NoSQL
19 19 (15.45%) User Experience
20 18 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
20 18 (14.63%) Oracle Database
20 18 (14.63%) Node.js
20 18 (14.63%) REST
20 18 (14.63%) JSON

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 4 (3.25%) Confluence
2 3 (2.44%) Apache
2 3 (2.44%) Apache Pig
2 3 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.63%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.63%) Google Checkout
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.88%) LDAP
2 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (43.90%) Relational Database
2 20 (16.26%) MongoDB
2 20 (16.26%) NoSQL
3 18 (14.63%) Oracle Database
4 10 (8.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (8.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (8.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (6.50%) MySQL
6 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.44%) Apache Accumulo
7 3 (2.44%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.44%) Big Data
7 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.44%) Neo4j
7 3 (2.44%) OrientDB
8 2 (1.63%) Endeca
8 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Subversion
2 10 (8.13%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.32%) NUnit
4 8 (6.50%) Ant
4 8 (6.50%) GoogleTest
5 6 (4.88%) ClearCase
5 6 (4.88%) CppUnit
5 6 (4.88%) JIRA
6 5 (4.07%) Eclipse
6 5 (4.07%) GDB
6 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.25%) Bugzilla
7 4 (3.25%) GNU Toolchain
7 4 (3.25%) Trac
8 3 (2.44%) Maven
8 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.63%) Hudson
9 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.81%) Gradle
10 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
General
1 63 (51.22%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) Retail
3 1 (0.81%) Automotive
3 1 (0.81%) Back Office
3 1 (0.81%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (47.15%) Developer
2 54 (43.90%) Analyst
2 54 (43.90%) Systems Analyst
3 39 (31.71%) Oracle Analyst
4 36 (29.27%) Pensions Analyst
5 33 (26.83%) Insurance Systems Analyst
6 21 (17.07%) JavaScript Developer
7 17 (13.82%) Node.js Developer
8 16 (13.01%) Database Analyst
9 14 (11.38%) C++ Developer
10 11 (8.94%) SQL Analyst
11 9 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (6.50%) .NET Developer
12 8 (6.50%) Development Analyst
12 8 (6.50%) Software Analyst
12 8 (6.50%) Software Development Analyst
12 8 (6.50%) Systems Development Analyst
12 8 (6.50%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (5.69%) Software Engineer
14 6 (4.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (47.15%) Web Services
2 53 (43.09%) XML
3 18 (14.63%) JSON
3 18 (14.63%) Node.js
3 18 (14.63%) REST
4 17 (13.82%) Express
4 17 (13.82%) HTML
5 16 (13.01%) CSS
6 10 (8.13%) .NET
6 10 (8.13%) RESTful
7 8 (6.50%) AngularJS
8 6 (4.88%) Ajax
8 6 (4.88%) HTML5
8 6 (4.88%) Laravel
9 5 (4.07%) Angular 2
9 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.07%) jQuery
10 3 (2.44%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.44%) Kafka
10 3 (2.44%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.45%) User Experience
3 8 (6.50%) Derivative
4 5 (4.07%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.44%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (2.44%) Wiki
6 2 (1.63%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.63%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.81%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.33%) Linux
1 41 (33.33%) Unix
2 24 (19.51%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (89.43%) OO
2 54 (43.90%) Data Analysis
3 41 (33.33%) SDLC
4 34 (27.64%) Business Analysis
5 31 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (18.70%) MVC
7 21 (17.07%) Open Source
8 18 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (14.63%) Data Flow Diagram
8 18 (14.63%) Software Engineering
9 17 (13.82%) Pair Programming
10 16 (13.01%) UML
11 13 (10.57%) Unit Testing
12 12 (9.76%) Front End Development
13 9 (7.32%) Multithreading
13 9 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
14 8 (6.50%) Integration Testing
14 8 (6.50%) Memory Management
14 8 (6.50%) System Integration Testing
15 7 (5.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (62.60%) SQL
2 51 (41.46%) Python
3 39 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 26 (21.14%) Java
5 24 (19.51%) C++
6 17 (13.82%) Ruby
7 12 (9.76%) C
8 11 (8.94%) C#
9 6 (4.88%) PHP
10 5 (4.07%) TypeScript
11 4 (3.25%) Perl
12 3 (2.44%) Scala
12 3 (2.44%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.63%) VB
14 1 (0.81%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.81%) C++/CLI
14 1 (0.81%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (18.70%) Degree
2 11 (8.94%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) OSCP
4 1 (0.81%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
1 1 (0.81%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.81%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 56 (45.53%) Oracle
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.44%) Hortonworks
4 2 (1.63%) Coremetrics
4 2 (1.63%) Google
4 2 (1.63%) hybris
4 2 (1.63%) PayPal
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe
5 1 (0.81%) Apple
5 1 (0.81%) Perforce
5 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
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