Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 January 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 West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 146 162
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16 -3
Contract jobs citing OOD 34 54 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.65% 1.02% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.26% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 40
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £298 £251 £299
90th Percentile £400 £480 £439
England median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £23.28 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.08% -37.93% -1.32%
10th Percentile £46.25 £18.64 £29.35
90th Percentile £48.75 £31.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

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 4,197 4,275 5,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.28% 80.86% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,612 2,845 3,463
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 282 255
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.25 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.78% -5.10% +37.72%
10th Percentile £11.79 £12.52 £13.70
90th Percentile £47.65 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in the South West

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 OOD in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in the South West

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in the South West over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in the South West

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 OOD in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in the South West

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 OOD within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Bristol +10 29 £350 - 9
Gloucestershire +18 3 - - 2
Dorset -5 1 - - 2
Somerset - 1 £350 - 1
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for OOD.

1 29 (85.29%) OO
2 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
4 22 (64.71%) C#
4 22 (64.71%) .NET
4 22 (64.71%) Scrum
5 21 (61.76%) SOAP
5 21 (61.76%) REST
6 19 (55.88%) AngularJS
6 19 (55.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (55.88%) JSON
6 19 (55.88%) jQuery
6 19 (55.88%) Oracle
6 19 (55.88%) HTML
6 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
6 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
6 19 (55.88%) CSS
6 19 (55.88%) MVC
7 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
7 15 (44.12%) Marketing
7 15 (44.12%) Oracle Database
7 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (38.24%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (38.24%) SAP
8 13 (38.24%) Programme Management
8 13 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (38.24%) Electronics
8 13 (38.24%) Telecoms
8 13 (38.24%) Finance

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 3 (8.82%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DHCP
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) Oracle Database
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (8.82%) Bitbucket
2 3 (8.82%) EasyMock
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) JUnit
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 3 (8.82%) Xcode
3 2 (5.88%) Android Studio
3 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) CocoaPods
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 15 (44.12%) Marketing
2 13 (38.24%) Electronics
2 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Manufacturing
2 13 (38.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Developer
2 16 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 11 (32.35%) C# Developer
3 11 (32.35%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Software Developer
6 6 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Agile .NET Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Agile C# Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Agile Developer
6 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (17.65%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
8 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
9 3 (8.82%) Android Developer
9 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 3 (8.82%) iOS Developer
10 2 (5.88%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) .NET
2 21 (61.76%) REST
2 21 (61.76%) SOAP
3 19 (55.88%) AngularJS
3 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
3 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 19 (55.88%) CSS
3 19 (55.88%) HTML
3 19 (55.88%) jQuery
3 19 (55.88%) JSON
3 19 (55.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (14.71%) Angular 2
6 4 (11.76%) .NET Core
7 3 (8.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (8.82%) Cocoa
7 3 (8.82%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (8.82%) EJB
7 3 (8.82%) iOS SDK
7 3 (8.82%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Structures
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.82%) Wiki
4 2 (5.88%) Social Media
4 2 (5.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Android
3 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.82%) CentOS
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) OO
2 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (64.71%) Scrum
4 19 (55.88%) MVC
5 13 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (38.24%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (38.24%) Programme Management
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) BDD
7 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (8.82%) Android Development
8 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.82%) DevOps
8 3 (8.82%) iOS Development
8 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
8 3 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (8.82%) Prototyping
8 3 (8.82%) SDLC
8 3 (8.82%) Structured Programming
9 2 (5.88%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) C#
2 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
3 8 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) C++
4 4 (11.76%) Python
5 3 (8.82%) Apple Swift
5 3 (8.82%) C
5 3 (8.82%) Objective-C
5 3 (8.82%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.94%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 19 (55.88%) Oracle
3 13 (38.24%) SAP
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) Apple
5 1 (2.94%) VMware