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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 150 187 195
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +8
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 4 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 15
Average daily rate £550 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £350 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £346 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.85% -13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -31.81%
OOA/OOD
London

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
2958 4428 4982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.71% 80.54% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 3452 3669
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Spring
6 2 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (20.00%) WinForms
6 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (20.00%) Ruby
6 2 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) Java EE
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (20.00%) jMock
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) JUnit
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (20.00%) jMock
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) Akka
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Ember.js
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Java EE
3 2 (20.00%) JMS
3 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (10.00%) Caliburn.Micro
4 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) ATDD
6 2 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (20.00%) Functional Programming
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (20.00%) UML
7 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Data Management
7 1 (10.00%) MVC
7 1 (10.00%) OOD
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (10.00%) SOA
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft