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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 187 203 201
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 11 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.48% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 17
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£450 £475 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £435 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £475 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
- -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £32.50
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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
4340 5599 5984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.05% 76.01% 75.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3227 4197 4466
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 87
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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 22 (73.33%) Java
2 20 (66.67%) OO
3 15 (50.00%) TDD
3 15 (50.00%) Spring
4 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (46.67%) MVC
4 14 (46.67%) Scrum
4 14 (46.67%) OOD
5 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
6 10 (33.33%) Spring MVC
7 9 (30.00%) MongoDB
8 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
8 8 (26.67%) Clojure
8 8 (26.67%) SQL
8 8 (26.67%) MySQL
8 8 (26.67%) .NET
8 8 (26.67%) CSS
9 7 (23.33%) XML
9 7 (23.33%) C#
9 7 (23.33%) HTML
9 7 (23.33%) UML
10 6 (20.00%) Finance
10 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (20.00%) Ajax
10 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (20.00%) Oracle
10 6 (20.00%) Python
11 5 (16.67%) JSP
11 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 5 (16.67%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.67%) ArcGIS
1 2 (6.67%) ArcSDE
2 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.67%) MS Project
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) RMDS
1 1 (3.33%) ION MarketView
1 1 (3.33%) ReMetrica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 8 (26.67%) MySQL
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) DB2
4 2 (6.67%) MS Access
4 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Maven
3 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.67%) MSTest
3 2 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (6.67%) NSubstitute
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.33%) Xcode
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.33%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) Spring
2 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
3 10 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 8 (26.67%) .NET
4 8 (26.67%) CSS
5 7 (23.33%) XML
5 7 (23.33%) HTML
6 6 (20.00%) Ajax
7 5 (16.67%) jQuery
7 5 (16.67%) RESTful
7 5 (16.67%) JSP
7 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 4 (13.33%) SOAP
8 4 (13.33%) WCF
8 4 (13.33%) Grails
8 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 3 (10.00%) Apache Flex
9 3 (10.00%) Struts
9 3 (10.00%) JMS
9 3 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
1 2 (6.67%) Open Source
1 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.33%) RIA
2 1 (3.33%) iPhone
2 1 (3.33%) GIS
2 1 (3.33%) CUDA
2 1 (3.33%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Grid Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Equities
2 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) OO
2 15 (50.00%) TDD
3 14 (46.67%) OOD
3 14 (46.67%) Scrum
3 14 (46.67%) MVC
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) UML
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 4 (13.33%) BDD
8 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.67%) RUP
9 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.67%) Unified Process
9 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) Clojure
3 7 (23.33%) C#
4 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (13.33%) Ruby
6 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.67%) VBA
7 2 (6.67%) Perl
8 1 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) C
8 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) OCPJP
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Sybase
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Apple
3 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.33%) ION Trading
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.33%) SAP