The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 190 187 172
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 2 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% 0.25% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.32% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 17
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£408 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £356 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £500 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3988 4651 4352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.71% 77.43% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3120 3413 3332
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 77
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOA/OOD across the City of London region.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OOA/OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the City of London region.

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OOA/OOD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOA/OOD.

1 6 (75.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) RUP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) JSP

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OOA/OOD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) Servlets
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) Grails
3 1 (12.50%) GWT
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Debian
1 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) RUP
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) MVVM
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Groovy
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) Google