The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 149 131 153
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Contract jobs citing OOD 37 68 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 1.18% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.52% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 60 36
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.17% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £363 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £800 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £309 £320
% change year-on-year
+23.48% -3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £147.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
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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
4003 4479 4297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.59% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3119 3180 3299
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 53
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £16.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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 OOD across the City of London region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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 OOD across the City of London region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing 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 OOD.

1 58 (90.63%) OO
2 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (53.13%) C#
4 32 (50.00%) SQL
4 32 (50.00%) .NET
5 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
6 20 (31.25%) HTML
6 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 20 (31.25%) Front Office
7 19 (29.69%) WCF
8 17 (26.56%) Java
9 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 15 (23.44%) Web Services
10 15 (23.44%) XML
10 15 (23.44%) MVC
11 14 (21.88%) TDD
11 14 (21.88%) WinForms
11 14 (21.88%) LINQ
11 14 (21.88%) Web Development
11 14 (21.88%) .NET Framework
12 13 (20.31%) Derivative
12 13 (20.31%) Banking
13 12 (18.75%) Finance
13 12 (18.75%) CSS
13 12 (18.75%) T-SQL
13 12 (18.75%) WPF
13 12 (18.75%) Unit Testing
14 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
14 11 (17.19%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.81%) Apache
2 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.25%) Node.js
3 3 (4.69%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.56%) DNN
5 1 (1.56%) Kentico
5 1 (1.56%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.13%) MySQL
7 1 (1.56%) SQLite
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.56%) Big Data
7 1 (1.56%) HBase
7 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.56%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.38%) JUnit
3 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.69%) JIRA
5 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.13%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.13%) Rational Rose
6 2 (3.13%) RequisitePro
6 2 (3.13%) Maven
6 2 (3.13%) NUnit
6 2 (3.13%) Subversion
6 2 (3.13%) Xcode
6 2 (3.13%) Mockito
6 2 (3.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.56%) Moq
General
1 20 (31.25%) Front Office
2 13 (20.31%) Banking
3 12 (18.75%) Finance
4 8 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.69%) Back Office
7 2 (3.13%) Retail
8 1 (1.56%) Marketing
8 1 (1.56%) Advertising
8 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (70.31%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) C# Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Android Developer
6 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Python Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Front Office Developer
10 2 (3.13%) C++ Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) .NET
2 20 (31.25%) HTML
3 19 (29.69%) WCF
4 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 15 (23.44%) Web Services
5 15 (23.44%) XML
6 14 (21.88%) WinForms
6 14 (21.88%) LINQ
6 14 (21.88%) .NET Framework
7 12 (18.75%) CSS
7 12 (18.75%) WPF
8 9 (14.06%) RESTful
8 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (14.06%) JSON
9 7 (10.94%) HTML5
9 7 (10.94%) jQuery
9 7 (10.94%) REST
10 6 (9.38%) J2EE
10 6 (9.38%) Spring
11 5 (7.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Derivative
2 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.94%) Mobile App
4 6 (9.38%) Fixed Income
4 6 (9.38%) Algorithms
4 6 (9.38%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (7.81%) Data Structures
6 4 (6.25%) N-Tier
6 4 (6.25%) Equities
6 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.13%) iPad
7 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.13%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.56%) Spread Betting
8 1 (1.56%) iPhone
8 1 (1.56%) Open Source
8 1 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Android
3 4 (6.25%) UNIX
3 4 (6.25%) Linux
4 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (90.63%) OO
2 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.44%) MVC
4 14 (21.88%) TDD
4 14 (21.88%) Web Development
5 12 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 11 (17.19%) SOA
7 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (14.06%) Multithreading
8 9 (14.06%) OOP
9 7 (10.94%) Scrum
9 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.38%) Workflow
10 6 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.81%) Android Development
12 4 (6.25%) UML
12 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
12 4 (6.25%) BDD
12 4 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) C#
2 32 (50.00%) SQL
3 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 17 (26.56%) Java
5 12 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.38%) XAML
7 5 (7.81%) PHP
8 4 (6.25%) C++
8 4 (6.25%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.69%) Python
10 2 (3.13%) C
10 2 (3.13%) VBA
11 1 (1.56%) Ruby
11 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.56%) sed
11 1 (1.56%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) yum
1 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) DevExpress
3 3 (4.69%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.13%) Apple
4 2 (3.13%) Reuters
4 2 (3.13%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.56%) Endeca
5 1 (1.56%) Tradeweb
5 1 (1.56%) MarketAxess
5 1 (1.56%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.56%) ATG
5 1 (1.56%) Maconomy
5 1 (1.56%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.56%) Sybase
5 1 (1.56%) Cognos
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