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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 162 144 157
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs citing OOD 34 72 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 1.13% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.46% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 64 41
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £700 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.57%
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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
4195 4933 4636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.57% 77.67% 76.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3260 3574 3573
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 51 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -82.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 52 (94.55%) OO
2 36 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (52.73%) C#
4 28 (50.91%) SQL
4 28 (50.91%) .NET
5 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 21 (38.18%) WCF
7 19 (34.55%) HTML
8 17 (30.91%) Front Office
9 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET
9 16 (29.09%) .NET Framework
10 15 (27.27%) Web Development
10 15 (27.27%) MVC
11 13 (23.64%) WinForms
11 13 (23.64%) Derivative
11 13 (23.64%) Web Services
11 13 (23.64%) XML
11 13 (23.64%) Java
11 13 (23.64%) SOA
11 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
12 12 (21.82%) CSS
12 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio
12 12 (21.82%) TDD
12 12 (21.82%) Banking
12 12 (21.82%) Finance
12 12 (21.82%) LINQ
13 11 (20.00%) WPF
13 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 4 (7.27%) Apache
1 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
1 4 (7.27%) Node.js
2 2 (3.64%) MTS
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) Kentico
3 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.82%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.82%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) MySQL
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.82%) SQLite
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.82%) Cognos Powerplay
6 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio
2 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.09%) JUnit
4 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.64%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.64%) Rational Rose
5 2 (3.64%) RequisitePro
5 2 (3.64%) NUnit
5 2 (3.64%) Subversion
5 2 (3.64%) JIRA
5 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.64%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.64%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.82%) Calabash
6 1 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.82%) Moq
6 1 (1.82%) Mockito
General
1 17 (30.91%) Front Office
2 12 (21.82%) Banking
2 12 (21.82%) Finance
3 7 (12.73%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.45%) Back Office
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (10.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Android Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.45%) C++ Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Xamarin Developer
10 1 (1.82%) iOS Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) .NET
2 21 (38.18%) WCF
3 19 (34.55%) HTML
4 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET
4 16 (29.09%) .NET Framework
5 13 (23.64%) WinForms
5 13 (23.64%) Web Services
5 13 (23.64%) XML
6 12 (21.82%) CSS
6 12 (21.82%) LINQ
7 11 (20.00%) WPF
7 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (16.36%) RESTful
9 7 (12.73%) Entity Framework
9 7 (12.73%) jQuery
9 7 (12.73%) JSON
10 6 (10.91%) Spring
11 5 (9.09%) HTML5
11 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Derivative
2 6 (10.91%) Equity Derivative
2 6 (10.91%) Fixed Income
2 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.45%) Equities
4 3 (5.45%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) Market Risk
5 2 (3.64%) iPad
5 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.82%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) Kindle
6 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.82%) iPhone
6 1 (1.82%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Android
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) UNIX
4 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (94.55%) OO
2 36 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.27%) Web Development
3 15 (27.27%) MVC
4 13 (23.64%) SOA
5 12 (21.82%) TDD
6 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 7 (12.73%) Multithreading
8 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.91%) Workflow
9 6 (10.91%) Scrum
9 6 (10.91%) OOP
9 6 (10.91%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (10.91%) Line Management
10 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
11 4 (7.27%) Low Latency
11 4 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (7.27%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) C#
2 28 (50.91%) SQL
3 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.64%) Java
5 10 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.27%) Python
6 4 (7.27%) PHP
6 4 (7.27%) C++
6 4 (7.27%) XAML
7 3 (5.45%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.64%) VBA
9 1 (1.82%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.45%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) DevExpress
3 4 (7.27%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.64%) Apple
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.64%) Reuters
4 2 (3.64%) Tradeweb
5 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.82%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.82%) MarketAxess
5 1 (1.82%) Endeca
5 1 (1.82%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.82%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.82%) ATG
5 1 (1.82%) Maconomy
5 1 (1.82%) eSpeed
5 1 (1.82%) Cognos
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