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 3 months to 28 April 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 West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 101 119
Rank change year-on-year -18 +18  
Contract jobs citing OOD 17 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.64% 1.19% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.49% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 17
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £453 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £46.20 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.10 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.99% +19.72%  

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 2196 2347 2470
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.46% 79.51% 79.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1442 1532 1593
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 140 102
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.13 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +15.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 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 3 months to 28 April 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
Gloucestershire 0 7 £428 +14.76% 2
Bristol +3 3 £345 -1.42% 8
Devon -10 3 £338 -20.58% 2
Wiltshire -1 2 £400 - 1
Somerset +7 1 £425 -5.55%
Dorset +6 1 - - 3
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 West region with a requirement for OOD.

1 29 (87.88%) OO
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (54.55%) CSS
3 18 (54.55%) HTML
4 15 (45.45%) C#
4 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 13 (39.39%) .NET
5 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
5 13 (39.39%) Scrum
6 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 11 (33.33%) SOAP
7 11 (33.33%) Oracle
7 11 (33.33%) jQuery
7 11 (33.33%) REST
7 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
8 10 (30.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (30.30%) Java
9 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 9 (27.27%) MVC
9 9 (27.27%) SQL
9 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (27.27%) JSON
9 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
10 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
10 8 (24.24%) C++
11 7 (21.21%) C
11 7 (21.21%) SAP
11 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence

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 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) nginx
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) NAS
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) OrientDB
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.18%) Maven
3 6 (18.18%) Subversion
3 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 5 (15.15%) Ant
4 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.12%) Bitbucket
5 4 (12.12%) Selenium
6 3 (9.09%) GitLab
6 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.06%) JBehave
7 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.03%) JIRA
8 1 (3.03%) JUnit
8 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (21.21%) Electronics
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
1 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
1 7 (21.21%) Marketing
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Software Developer
3 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 9 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.15%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) CSS
1 18 (54.55%) HTML
2 13 (39.39%) .NET
3 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 11 (33.33%) jQuery
4 11 (33.33%) REST
4 11 (33.33%) SOAP
5 10 (30.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (27.27%) JSON
7 5 (15.15%) XML
8 4 (12.12%) RESTful
8 4 (12.12%) Spring
9 3 (9.09%) Ajax
9 3 (9.09%) CSS3
9 3 (9.09%) Flask
9 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 3 (9.09%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) CCTV
3 2 (6.06%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) CentOS
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) OO
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) Scrum
4 9 (27.27%) MVC
5 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (21.21%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (21.21%) Programme Management
6 5 (15.15%) SDLC
6 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.15%) TDD
7 3 (9.09%) BDD
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Data Acquisition
7 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.09%) UML
8 2 (6.06%) Open Source
8 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) C#
1 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 10 (30.30%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) C++
5 7 (21.21%) C
6 6 (18.18%) Embedded C++
6 6 (18.18%) MATLAB
7 5 (15.15%) Python
8 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.03%) Perl
9 1 (3.03%) Ruby
9 1 (3.03%) Scala
9 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
9 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) WCAG
2 2 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Kibana
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Capita
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Sonatype
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