Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 18 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 Design (OOD)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - 62
Rank change year-on-year - +62 +7
Contract jobs citing OOD 12 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.56% - 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% - 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 6
Southampton median daily rate £388 - £358
10th Percentile £372 - £340
90th Percentile £411 - £413
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £320 £310
% change year-on-year +21.09% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Southampton median hourly rate - - £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 335 378 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 71.58% 74.26% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 267 393
Southampton median daily rate £388 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £271 £219 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £511
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 41
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.43% -44.97% +11.82%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.63 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.49 £33.75 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +15.79%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing OOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Southampton

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOD in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Southampton

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for OOD.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) WCF
2 11 (91.67%) Multithreading
2 11 (91.67%) Network Security
2 11 (91.67%) OWASP
2 11 (91.67%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (83.33%) WiX
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) Visual Studio
3 10 (83.33%) C++
3 10 (83.33%) XML
3 10 (83.33%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) CTI
5 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) Fintech
7 1 (8.33%) REST
7 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) WinForms
7 1 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) MVVM
7 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (8.33%) JSON

OOD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 11 (91.67%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Network Security
1 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (66.67%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Visual Studio
1 10 (83.33%) WiX
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Development Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) WCF
2 10 (83.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) WinForms
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Multithreading
1 11 (91.67%) OWASP
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) MVVM
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft