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 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 Design (OOD)
Rank 151 182 148
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -34
Contract jobs citing OOD 47 48 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 0.65% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.86% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 51
Average daily rate
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£490 £575 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.78% +39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £421 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.86 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +1.35%
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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%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 76 (92.68%) OO
2 36 (43.90%) Java
2 36 (43.90%) SQL
3 31 (37.80%) C#
4 27 (32.93%) .NET
4 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
5 24 (29.27%) Web Services
5 24 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (28.05%) XML
7 20 (24.39%) TDD
8 19 (23.17%) Finance
9 18 (21.95%) Scrum
9 18 (21.95%) Spring
10 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
11 16 (19.51%) HTML
12 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
12 15 (18.29%) UML
13 14 (17.07%) OOA/OOD
13 14 (17.07%) CSS
13 14 (17.07%) MVC
13 14 (17.07%) WCF
14 13 (15.85%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (15.85%) Banking
14 13 (15.85%) .NET Framework
15 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (14.63%) Front Office
15 12 (14.63%) Oracle
15 12 (14.63%) OOP
15 12 (14.63%) Windows
16 11 (13.41%) T-SQL

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 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 11 (13.41%) IIS
2 6 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.88%) CMS
4 3 (3.66%) Node.js
4 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.44%) Apache
5 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.44%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.22%) Moodle
6 1 (1.22%) Drupal
6 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.22%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.44%) MS Project
1 2 (2.44%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.66%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) IaaS
1 5 (6.10%) SaaS
1 5 (6.10%) PaaS
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) HTTP
2 4 (4.88%) SSL
3 1 (1.22%) Intranet
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.98%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.76%) MySQL
4 8 (9.76%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.44%) ObjectStore
8 2 (2.44%) MS Access
8 2 (2.44%) DB2
8 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.22%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.22%) Big Data
9 1 (1.22%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.22%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (13.41%) JIRA
3 9 (10.98%) NUnit
4 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
5 6 (7.32%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.32%) Subversion
6 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.10%) Bugzilla
7 4 (4.88%) Mercurial
8 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.44%) NCover
9 2 (2.44%) Maven
9 2 (2.44%) Rational Rose
10 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.22%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.22%) Xcode
10 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (1.22%) JUnit
General
1 19 (23.17%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Banking
3 12 (14.63%) Front Office
4 5 (6.10%) Back Office
5 4 (4.88%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.66%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.44%) Advertising
7 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.22%) Automotive
8 1 (1.22%) Publishing
8 1 (1.22%) Retail
8 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (73.17%) Developer
2 17 (20.73%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.63%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.20%) C# Developer
4 10 (12.20%) iOS Developer
5 9 (10.98%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Architect
7 5 (6.10%) BizTalk Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Database Architect
9 3 (3.66%) Python Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.44%) Android Developer
11 1 (1.22%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.93%) .NET
2 24 (29.27%) Web Services
3 23 (28.05%) XML
4 18 (21.95%) Spring
5 16 (19.51%) HTML
6 14 (17.07%) CSS
6 14 (17.07%) WCF
7 13 (15.85%) .NET Framework
8 11 (13.41%) Hibernate
9 10 (12.20%) Spring MVC
10 9 (10.98%) WinForms
11 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
12 7 (8.54%) SOAP
12 7 (8.54%) JMS
12 7 (8.54%) jQuery
13 6 (7.32%) LINQ
13 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 6 (7.32%) XSD
13 6 (7.32%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) iPhone
2 7 (8.54%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.32%) Derivative
3 6 (7.32%) iPad
4 4 (4.88%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.88%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.88%) Equities
5 3 (3.66%) Open Source
5 3 (3.66%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.44%) Informatics
6 2 (2.44%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.22%) Tandem
7 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 10 (12.20%) Apple iOS
3 7 (8.54%) UNIX
4 6 (7.32%) Linux
5 2 (2.44%) Android
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (92.68%) OO
2 24 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.39%) TDD
4 18 (21.95%) Scrum
5 15 (18.29%) UML
6 14 (17.07%) OOA/OOD
6 14 (17.07%) MVC
7 12 (14.63%) OOP
8 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
9 10 (12.20%) iOS Development
10 9 (10.98%) SOA
10 9 (10.98%) Unit Testing
10 9 (10.98%) Multithreading
11 8 (9.76%) Refactoring
11 8 (9.76%) Data Modelling
12 6 (7.32%) CRM
13 5 (6.10%) Risk Management
13 5 (6.10%) EAI
13 5 (6.10%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.90%) Java
1 36 (43.90%) SQL
2 31 (37.80%) C#
3 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.41%) T-SQL
5 10 (12.20%) Objective-C
6 8 (9.76%) Clojure
7 7 (8.54%) Python
8 5 (6.10%) Ruby
9 4 (4.88%) VBA
9 4 (4.88%) C++
10 3 (3.66%) PowerHouse
11 2 (2.44%) RPG
11 2 (2.44%) C
11 2 (2.44%) Perl
12 1 (1.22%) XAML
12 1 (1.22%) PHP
12 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
1 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.63%) Oracle
3 6 (7.32%) Sybase
4 4 (4.88%) DevExpress
5 3 (3.66%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.66%) ION Trading
6 2 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (1.22%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.22%) Facebook
7 1 (1.22%) Adobe
7 1 (1.22%) Apple
7 1 (1.22%) Google
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