Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 6 months to 23 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 Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 188 207
Rank change year-on-year +4 +19 -5
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 24 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 14
South West median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - -12.82%
10th Percentile £269 £356 £341
90th Percentile £538 £463 £438
England median daily rate £516 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +14.72% +9.76% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £41.15 - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -16.67% -18.18%

OOA/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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4598 4576 5194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.25% 80.01% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2908 3087 3518
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £241 £255
90th Percentile £558 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 267 259
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.35
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

OOA/OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for OOA/OOD in the South West

OOA/OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOA/OOD in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOA/OOD in the South West

OOA/OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOA/OOD in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOA/OOD in the South West

OOA/OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOA/OOD in the South West

OOA/OOD
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Devon +2 7 £550 +27.31%
Wiltshire -2 7 £450 +22.03%
Bristol -10 4 £273 -0.91% 3
Dorset - 4 - -
Somerset - 2 £425 - 1
OOA/OOD
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West region with a requirement for OOA/OOD.

1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 9 (37.50%) Spring
5 9 (37.50%) Maven
5 9 (37.50%) MVC
5 9 (37.50%) .NET
5 9 (37.50%) JUnit
6 8 (33.33%) C#
6 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (29.17%) HTML
7 7 (29.17%) Struts
7 7 (29.17%) UML
7 7 (29.17%) OpenShift
7 7 (29.17%) Open Source
7 7 (29.17%) Spring Boot
7 7 (29.17%) SDLC
7 7 (29.17%) Microservices
7 7 (29.17%) Google
7 7 (29.17%) GWT
7 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (29.17%) Cloud Native
8 6 (25.00%) OO
8 6 (25.00%) Web Services
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
9 5 (20.83%) XML
9 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET

OOA/OOD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (8.33%) Apache
1 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (29.17%) OpenShift
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) HBase
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (37.50%) JUnit
2 9 (37.50%) Maven
3 5 (20.83%) Subversion
4 3 (12.50%) Selenium
5 2 (8.33%) Ant
5 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.17%) Gatling
6 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.17%) JBehave
6 1 (4.17%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) JMeter
6 1 (4.17%) NetBeans
6 1 (4.17%) The Grinder
6 1 (4.17%) Travis CI
6 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
1 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Principal Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Principal Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) AWS Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Developer in Test
7 1 (4.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
1 9 (37.50%) Spring
2 7 (29.17%) GWT
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) Spring Boot
2 7 (29.17%) Struts
3 6 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (20.83%) Entity Framework
4 5 (20.83%) XML
5 4 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (12.50%) Ajax
6 3 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (12.50%) DHTML
6 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 3 (12.50%) Spring MVC
7 2 (8.33%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Cloud Native
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 3 (12.50%) W3C
4 2 (8.33%) iPad
5 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Unix
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) MVC
3 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (29.17%) Microservices
4 7 (29.17%) Open Source
4 7 (29.17%) SDLC
4 7 (29.17%) UML
5 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (25.00%) OO
6 5 (20.83%) DevOps
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
8 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 3 (12.50%) OOD
8 3 (12.50%) Process Management
8 3 (12.50%) Prototyping
8 3 (12.50%) SOA
8 3 (12.50%) Structured Programming
9 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (12.50%) C
6 3 (12.50%) Perl
6 3 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.17%) Scala
8 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Google
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) OpenText
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle