Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 290 321
Rank change year-on-year -36 +31 -61
Contract jobs citing OOD 55 83 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.60% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 53 35
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £366 £282 £320
90th Percentile £575 £538 £475
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
South East median hourly rate £48.75 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.88% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31.30 £40.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £56.38 £47.75 £45.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -

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 14,156 13,869 14,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.86% 84.26% 83.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,510 8,278 8,858
South East median daily rate £433 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £258 £255
90th Percentile £588 £571 £550
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 475 565
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.81% -6.67% -1.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.63
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.69% +1.82% +3.80%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Surrey -32 28 £525 - 11
Thames Valley -5 11 £385 +2.67% 15
Hampshire -26 9 £350 -9.68% 11
Oxfordshire +8 7 £385 -9.94% 3
West Sussex - 4 £366 -
Kent +12 2 £475 +11.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 2 £528 +83.48% 2
Berkshire -23 2 £450 +20.00% 10
East Sussex -14 1 - - 5
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 50 (90.91%) OO
2 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (49.09%) .NET
4 26 (47.27%) C#
5 25 (45.45%) MVC
6 24 (43.64%) Git (software)
7 23 (41.82%) Software Engineering
8 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 22 (40.00%) ASP.NET
9 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (34.55%) Test Automation
10 19 (34.55%) SOLID
11 17 (30.91%) Mathematics
11 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
11 17 (30.91%) Finance
11 17 (30.91%) Extreme Programming
12 15 (27.27%) .NET Framework
12 15 (27.27%) AngularJS
12 15 (27.27%) SDLC
13 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (25.45%) Entity Framework
13 14 (25.45%) Visual Studio
14 13 (23.64%) Java
14 13 (23.64%) Linux
15 12 (21.82%) C++
15 12 (21.82%) WinForms
15 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
15 12 (21.82%) Degree
15 12 (21.82%) WCF

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 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.64%) npm
4 1 (1.82%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.82%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) LAN
1 2 (3.64%) SAN
1 2 (3.64%) WAN
2 1 (1.82%) 4G
2 1 (1.82%) AMQP
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) PPP
2 1 (1.82%) SNMP
2 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (43.64%) Git (software)
2 14 (25.45%) Visual Studio
3 9 (16.36%) MSTest
3 9 (16.36%) Ranorex
4 6 (10.91%) Subversion
5 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.45%) JIRA
7 3 (5.45%) JMeter
7 3 (5.45%) Maven
7 3 (5.45%) Selenium
7 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.45%) YouTrack
8 2 (3.64%) Babel
8 2 (3.64%) JUnit
8 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.82%) GDB
9 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.82%) Xcode
General
1 17 (30.91%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Software Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) .NET Developer
6 8 (14.55%) .NET Software Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) C# Software Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Principal Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Principal Software Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (12.73%) C++ Developer
7 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
8 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) .NET
2 22 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 15 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (25.45%) Entity Framework
5 12 (21.82%) WCF
5 12 (21.82%) WinForms
5 12 (21.82%) WPF
6 11 (20.00%) HTML
7 10 (18.18%) Web Services
8 9 (16.36%) CSS
8 9 (16.36%) REST
8 9 (16.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (14.55%) .NET Core
10 7 (12.73%) Hibernate
10 7 (12.73%) OpenMP
10 7 (12.73%) SOAP
11 6 (10.91%) Node.js
12 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.36%) Algorithms
3 7 (12.73%) CUDA
4 5 (9.09%) User Experience
5 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.82%) iPhone
7 1 (1.82%) iSeries
7 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Unix
4 2 (3.64%) Solaris
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (90.91%) OO
2 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (45.45%) MVC
4 23 (41.82%) Software Engineering
5 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (34.55%) SOLID
6 19 (34.55%) Test Automation
7 17 (30.91%) Extreme Programming
7 17 (30.91%) Mathematics
8 15 (27.27%) SDLC
9 10 (18.18%) SOA
10 9 (16.36%) Scrum
10 9 (16.36%) Statistics
10 9 (16.36%) TDD
11 8 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (12.73%) Cross-Platform Development
12 7 (12.73%) Parallel Programming
13 4 (7.27%) BDD
13 4 (7.27%) Machine Learning
13 4 (7.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) C#
2 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.64%) Java
4 12 (21.82%) C++
5 5 (9.09%) SQL
6 4 (7.27%) PHP
6 4 (7.27%) Python
7 3 (5.45%) Go
7 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.64%) C
8 2 (3.64%) Java 8
8 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.82%) ES6
9 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.82%) MCSE
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Citrix
3 2 (3.64%) NetApp
3 2 (3.64%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (3.64%) Software AG
3 2 (3.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Apple
4 1 (1.82%) Perforce
4 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.82%) webMethods