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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 139 136
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3  
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 14 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.52% 0.067% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.085% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £465 £375
% change year-on-year -8.60% +24.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +89.09% -31.25%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2197 2349 2436
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.07% 78.83% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1550 1640
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £285 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 109 111
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.28% -1.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

OOA/OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Devon - 12 £450 -
Dorset - 2 - -
OOA/OOD
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 26 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (80.77%) Jenkins
3 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (73.08%) Spring
5 18 (69.23%) Maven
5 18 (69.23%) JUnit
6 14 (53.85%) Microservices
6 14 (53.85%) Spring Boot
6 14 (53.85%) Cloud Native
7 13 (50.00%) OpenShift
7 13 (50.00%) UML
7 13 (50.00%) HTML
8 11 (42.31%) CSS
8 11 (42.31%) Open Source
9 10 (38.46%) Spring MVC
9 10 (38.46%) SQL
9 10 (38.46%) MVC
10 9 (34.62%) Struts
10 9 (34.62%) OO
10 9 (34.62%) Google
10 9 (34.62%) GWT
10 9 (34.62%) Kubernetes
11 7 (26.92%) Subversion
11 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
12 6 (23.08%) Web Services
12 6 (23.08%) XML
12 6 (23.08%) Scrum
12 6 (23.08%) Struts2
13 5 (19.23%) Dojo
13 5 (19.23%) Oracle

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 4 (15.38%) Apache
1 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) Jenkins
2 18 (69.23%) JUnit
2 18 (69.23%) Maven
3 7 (26.92%) Subversion
4 4 (15.38%) Ant
4 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 4 (15.38%) Selenium
5 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.85%) JBehave
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (84.62%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
4 4 (15.38%) AWS Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Principal Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Principal Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) Spring
2 14 (53.85%) Spring Boot
3 13 (50.00%) HTML
4 11 (42.31%) CSS
5 10 (38.46%) Spring MVC
6 9 (34.62%) GWT
6 9 (34.62%) Struts
7 6 (23.08%) Struts2
7 6 (23.08%) Web Services
7 6 (23.08%) XML
8 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
8 5 (19.23%) CSS3
8 5 (19.23%) Dojo
9 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
9 4 (15.38%) HTML5
10 3 (11.54%) Flask
10 3 (11.54%) J2EE
10 3 (11.54%) RESTful
10 3 (11.54%) SQLAlchemy
11 2 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Cloud Native
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Microservices
3 13 (50.00%) UML
4 11 (42.31%) Open Source
5 10 (38.46%) MVC
6 9 (34.62%) OO
7 6 (23.08%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) OOD
8 3 (11.54%) SDLC
8 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.54%) TDD
9 2 (7.69%) Coaching
9 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Process Management
9 2 (7.69%) SOA
9 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Python
6 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) WCAG
2 2 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Google
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) OpenText
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