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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 193 186 198
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 8 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.35% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £352 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £660 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £400 £344
% change year-on-year
-13.43% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £44.13
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +24.64%
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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
4247 4832 4874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.51% 77.23% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3311 3563 3695
Average daily rate £464 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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 £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 57
Average hourly rate £23.63 £23.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% -67.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOA/OOD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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 12 (100.00%) OO
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) C#
4 8 (66.67%) Waterfall
5 7 (58.33%) WCF
5 7 (58.33%) Degree
6 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (50.00%) WPF
6 6 (50.00%) MVVM
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (50.00%) Task Parallel Library
6 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (41.67%) Finance
8 4 (33.33%) Scrum
8 4 (33.33%) VBA
8 4 (33.33%) Windows
8 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (33.33%) OOP
8 4 (33.33%) Statistics
8 4 (33.33%) Tableau
8 4 (33.33%) Analytics
9 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (25.00%) BDD
9 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
9 3 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (8.33%) DTS
5 1 (8.33%) EDRMS
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (25.00%) NUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (25.00%) Moq
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (66.67%) Senior Developer
4 6 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (41.67%) UI Programmer
5 5 (41.67%) UI Developer
5 5 (41.67%) Senior UI Developer
6 3 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Architect
7 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) WCF
3 6 (50.00%) WPF
3 6 (50.00%) Task Parallel Library
4 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (25.00%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (25.00%) Kendo UI
4 3 (25.00%) Ajax
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) NHibernate
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) OO
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (50.00%) MVVM
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (33.33%) OOP
5 4 (33.33%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) OOD
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (8.33%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) SSADM
7 1 (8.33%) RUP
7 1 (8.33%) SOA
7 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) VBA
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) webMethods