Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 157 169
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12 +9
Contract jobs citing OOD 36 52 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.65% 0.86% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.09% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 32
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.85% +33.20%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £324
90th Percentile £445 £475 £463
England median daily rate £463 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +32.00% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £36.18 £30.05
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.20 £43.15
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -9.64%

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 4573 4788 5062
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.68% 79.40% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2932 3167 3325
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.67%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £259
90th Percentile £538 £550 £528
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 241 216
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +42.86%
10th Percentile £13.10 £12.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.50 £50.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
% change year-on-year - +14.10% +6.88%

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 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 21 July 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
Bristol +2 13 £350 -6.67% 9
Gloucestershire +3 12 £425 -5.56%
Wiltshire +5 6 £375 - 1
Devon -17 3 £338 -20.59%
Dorset +8 1 - - 2
Somerset -3 1 £425 -5.56% 1
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 35 (97.22%) OO
2 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (55.56%) CSS
3 20 (55.56%) HTML
4 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
4 17 (47.22%) Scrum
5 16 (44.44%) C#
5 16 (44.44%) AngularJS
6 15 (41.67%) jQuery
6 15 (41.67%) Oracle
7 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 14 (38.89%) .NET
7 14 (38.89%) REST
7 14 (38.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database
8 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (36.11%) JSON
8 13 (36.11%) MVC
8 13 (36.11%) C++
8 13 (36.11%) SOAP
8 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
8 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
9 12 (33.33%) C
10 11 (30.56%) Embedded C++
11 9 (25.00%) Finance
11 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
12 8 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
12 8 (22.22%) Marketing

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 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (13.89%) Subversion
5 3 (8.33%) Maven
6 2 (5.56%) Ant
6 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.56%) JBehave
7 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.78%) JIRA
7 1 (2.78%) JUnit
7 1 (2.78%) Selenium
7 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Electronics
2 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 8 (22.22%) Marketing
2 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) C# Developer
2 14 (38.89%) Software Developer
3 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 9 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) CSS
1 20 (55.56%) HTML
2 16 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 15 (41.67%) jQuery
4 14 (38.89%) .NET
4 14 (38.89%) REST
4 14 (38.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
5 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (36.11%) JSON
5 13 (36.11%) SOAP
6 5 (13.89%) XML
7 4 (11.11%) CSS3
7 4 (11.11%) RESTful
7 4 (11.11%) Yocto
8 3 (8.33%) Flask
8 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 3 (8.33%) HTML5
8 3 (8.33%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Algorithms
2 4 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 4 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (5.56%) CCTV
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) OO
2 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) Scrum
4 13 (36.11%) MVC
5 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (16.67%) TDD
7 6 (16.67%) UML
8 5 (13.89%) SDLC
9 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (11.11%) Data Acquisition
10 3 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (8.33%) Open Source
10 3 (8.33%) Quality Management
10 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
10 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
2 16 (44.44%) C#
3 13 (36.11%) C++
4 12 (33.33%) C
5 11 (30.56%) Embedded C++
6 8 (22.22%) SQL
7 7 (19.44%) Java
7 7 (19.44%) MATLAB
7 7 (19.44%) Python
8 4 (11.11%) Embedded C
9 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.78%) Ruby
11 1 (2.78%) Scala
11 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) WCAG
2 2 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Oracle
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Capita
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