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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 152 149 160
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing OOD 20 39 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.85% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.00% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 38
Median daily rate £475 £475 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £339
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.73
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
OOD
London

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
2990 3883 4731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.45% 84.25% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 3087 3561
Median daily rate £475 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OOD.

1 45 (91.84%) OO
2 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (48.98%) Finance
4 23 (46.94%) Java
5 18 (36.73%) TDD
6 17 (34.69%) Banking
7 16 (32.65%) Degree
7 16 (32.65%) Computer Science
7 16 (32.65%) BDD
8 13 (26.53%) Investment Banking
8 13 (26.53%) Web Services
9 12 (24.49%) C#
9 12 (24.49%) Front Office
9 12 (24.49%) RESTful
10 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
10 11 (22.45%) Scrum
11 10 (20.41%) MVC
11 10 (20.41%) SQL
11 10 (20.41%) .NET
11 10 (20.41%) Mobile Development
12 9 (18.37%) Analytics
12 9 (18.37%) Low Latency
12 9 (18.37%) Apple iOS
12 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
12 9 (18.37%) Unix
13 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
13 8 (16.33%) HTML
13 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
13 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
13 8 (16.33%) Fixed Income

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.12%) JBoss
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Google Play
3 2 (4.08%) GitHub
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) KDB
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.08%) HBase
4 2 (4.08%) MarkLogic
4 2 (4.08%) Neo4j
4 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.08%) SimpleDB
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) DB2
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) OLTP
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 6 (12.24%) JUnit
3 6 (12.24%) Xcode
4 4 (8.16%) Capybara
4 4 (8.16%) Gradle
4 4 (8.16%) Maven
4 4 (8.16%) Subversion
5 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.12%) JIRA
5 3 (6.12%) Mockito
5 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.08%) Android Studio
6 2 (4.08%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.08%) TestNG
7 1 (2.04%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Banking
3 13 (26.53%) Investment Banking
4 12 (24.49%) Front Office
5 2 (4.08%) Advertising
5 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.04%) Back Office
6 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (91.84%) Developer
2 19 (38.78%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
4 7 (14.29%) iOS Developer
5 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Objective-C Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Android Developer
9 2 (4.08%) C# WPF Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Head of Finance
9 2 (4.08%) Head of Mobile
9 2 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (4.08%) NoSQL Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.08%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) Web Services
2 12 (24.49%) RESTful
3 10 (20.41%) .NET
4 8 (16.33%) HTML
5 7 (14.29%) HTML5
5 7 (14.29%) Spring
6 6 (12.24%) Cocoa
6 6 (12.24%) WPF
7 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
7 5 (10.20%) CSS
8 4 (8.16%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (8.16%) WCF
9 3 (6.12%) CSS3
9 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.12%) J2SE
9 3 (6.12%) JMS
9 3 (6.12%) JSON
9 3 (6.12%) Node.js
9 3 (6.12%) XML
10 2 (4.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.33%) Fixed Income
3 6 (12.24%) iPad
3 6 (12.24%) iPhone
3 6 (12.24%) User Experience
4 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.12%) Data Structures
5 3 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.12%) Smartphone
6 2 (4.08%) Equities
6 2 (4.08%) Fintech
6 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (2.04%) STB
7 1 (2.04%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Apple iOS
1 9 (18.37%) Unix
2 6 (12.24%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (91.84%) OO
2 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.73%) TDD
4 16 (32.65%) BDD
5 11 (22.45%) Scrum
5 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
6 10 (20.41%) Mobile Development
6 10 (20.41%) MVC
7 9 (18.37%) Analytics
7 9 (18.37%) Low Latency
8 8 (16.33%) Algorithmic Trading
8 8 (16.33%) iOS Development
9 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (14.29%) Pair Programming
10 6 (12.24%) Disruptive Innovation
10 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
11 5 (10.20%) Android Development
11 5 (10.20%) MVVM
12 4 (8.16%) Kanban
12 4 (8.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) Java
2 12 (24.49%) C#
3 10 (20.41%) SQL
4 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
5 7 (14.29%) Objective-C
6 6 (12.24%) Apple Swift
6 6 (12.24%) Ruby
7 5 (10.20%) C++
8 2 (4.08%) C
8 2 (4.08%) Dart
8 2 (4.08%) Groovy
8 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.08%) XAML
9 1 (2.04%) Perl
9 1 (2.04%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) GridGain
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Apple
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) Google
4 3 (6.12%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.04%) ATG
5 1 (2.04%) hybris
5 1 (2.04%) Sybase
5 1 (2.04%) Zend
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