Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 312 230
Rank change year-on-year +21 -82 +53
Contract jobs citing OOD 80 73 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.44% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.53% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 110
South East median daily rate £389 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.67% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £313 £312 £258
90th Percentile £538 £475 £438
England median daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 20
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £40.00 £36.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.75 £55.00
England median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -1.32% +1.33%

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 13836 13829 15777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.87% 82.62% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8286 8360 9398
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
10th Percentile £263 £251 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 551 603
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.65
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -9 27 £400 +1.27% 3
Hampshire +15 25 £388 +21.09% 1
Berkshire +15 19 £413 +3.13% 2
Surrey -9 16 £525 +40.00% 2
East Sussex +8 8 £275 -15.38% 2
Buckinghamshire -27 7 £305 -30.29%
Kent -11 4 £343 - 3
Oxfordshire -7 1 £425 +13.33% 1
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 54 (67.50%) OO
2 46 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (45.00%) C#
4 32 (40.00%) Java
4 32 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 32 (40.00%) .NET
5 31 (38.75%) HTML
6 28 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 28 (35.00%) CSS
6 28 (35.00%) Web Services
7 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 23 (28.75%) WCF
9 22 (27.50%) XML
10 21 (26.25%) Windows
10 21 (26.25%) SQL
11 20 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 20 (25.00%) Subversion
12 19 (23.75%) Software Engineering
13 18 (22.50%) TDD
13 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (20.00%) Oracle
15 16 (20.00%) C++
15 16 (20.00%) SOLID
16 15 (18.75%) MVC
16 15 (18.75%) Multithreading
17 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
17 14 (17.50%) Degree
17 14 (17.50%) SOA
18 13 (16.25%) Eclipse

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 11 (13.75%) Elasticsearch
1 11 (13.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.50%) Apache
3 2 (2.50%) CMS
3 2 (2.50%) Confluence
3 2 (2.50%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.25%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.25%) Firebase
2 5 (6.25%) Google Analytics
2 5 (6.25%) Google Checkout
3 2 (2.50%) GitHub
3 2 (2.50%) SaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.75%) Network Security
3 8 (10.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.25%) Endeca
4 4 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.25%) Big Data
6 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.25%) DataStax
6 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.25%) HBase
6 1 (1.25%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 20 (25.00%) Subversion
1 20 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
3 13 (16.25%) Eclipse
4 10 (12.50%) JIRA
4 10 (12.50%) WiX
5 9 (11.25%) JUnit
6 8 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (7.50%) Maven
9 5 (6.25%) Ant
9 5 (6.25%) Hudson
10 2 (2.50%) PHPUnit
11 1 (1.25%) Arquillian
11 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.25%) Mockito
11 1 (1.25%) Moq
11 1 (1.25%) NUnit
11 1 (1.25%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Marketing
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.25%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 54 (67.50%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.75%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.75%) C# Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Software Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Architect
5 6 (7.50%) Domain Architect
6 5 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (6.25%) SOA Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.00%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.00%) .NET
2 31 (38.75%) HTML
3 28 (35.00%) CSS
3 28 (35.00%) Web Services
4 23 (28.75%) WCF
5 22 (27.50%) XML
6 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
6 13 (16.25%) Hibernate
7 12 (15.00%) Ajax
7 12 (15.00%) jQuery
8 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
8 11 (13.75%) EJB
8 11 (13.75%) JSTL
8 11 (13.75%) REST
8 11 (13.75%) Struts
9 9 (11.25%) SOAP
10 8 (10.00%) J2SE
10 8 (10.00%) Java RMI
10 8 (10.00%) Spring
10 8 (10.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.75%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.50%) Web 2.0
4 5 (6.25%) User Experience
5 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.25%) CUDA
7 1 (1.25%) Fintech
7 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) Windows
2 10 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (67.50%) OO
2 46 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (23.75%) Software Engineering
4 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (22.50%) TDD
5 16 (20.00%) SOLID
6 15 (18.75%) Multithreading
6 15 (18.75%) MVC
7 14 (17.50%) SOA
8 12 (15.00%) E-Commerce
9 11 (13.75%) OWASP
10 10 (12.50%) BDD
10 10 (12.50%) Scrum
11 9 (11.25%) Microservices
11 9 (11.25%) Project Management
11 9 (11.25%) Web Development
12 8 (10.00%) Web Application Development
13 7 (8.75%) OOP
14 6 (7.50%) Migration
14 6 (7.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.00%) C#
2 32 (40.00%) Java
2 32 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (26.25%) SQL
4 16 (20.00%) C++
5 12 (15.00%) PHP
6 6 (7.50%) C
6 6 (7.50%) Python
7 4 (5.00%) Go
7 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.00%) XPath
8 3 (3.75%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.25%) Ada
9 1 (1.25%) Ada 95
9 1 (1.25%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.25%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.25%) Scala
9 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.25%) MISRA
2 1 (1.25%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.00%) Oracle
3 10 (12.50%) Google
4 8 (10.00%) Software AG
4 8 (10.00%) webMethods
5 6 (7.50%) Apple
5 6 (7.50%) ATG
5 6 (7.50%) Demandware
5 6 (7.50%) Intershop
6 5 (6.25%) Coremetrics
6 5 (6.25%) hybris
6 5 (6.25%) PayPal
7 3 (3.75%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.50%) Zend
9 1 (1.25%) Green Hills
9 1 (1.25%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.25%) Sybase