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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 195 193 181
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 5 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.089% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.29% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 14
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£390 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £394 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) TDD
1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 5 (41.67%) OOD
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (16.67%) JSP
6 2 (16.67%) Servlets
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) Couchbase
3 2 (16.67%) CouchDB
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) DB2
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) NSubstitute
2 1 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) MSTest
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) JSP
4 2 (16.67%) Servlets
4 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 2 (16.67%) Grails
4 2 (16.67%) GWT
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) CentOS
1 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (8.33%) Debian
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) TDD
1 7 (58.33%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) OOD
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) MVVM
6 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 1 (8.33%) DevOps
7 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Release Management
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (8.33%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Clojure
5 1 (8.33%) Groovy
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat