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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 148 182 152
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -30
Contract jobs citing OOD 55 45 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 0.64% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.83% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 45
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £368
% change year-on-year
- -8.16%
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 £33.73 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +13.97%
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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
4484 5416 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.03% 76.54% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3371 4004 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 70 93
Average hourly rate £21.69 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 72 (85.71%) OO
2 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (45.24%) SQL
4 36 (42.86%) Java
5 34 (40.48%) C#
6 27 (32.14%) .NET
7 24 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 22 (26.19%) Web Services
9 21 (25.00%) XML
9 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 20 (23.81%) HTML
11 18 (21.43%) Finance
11 18 (21.43%) TDD
12 17 (20.24%) CSS
13 16 (19.05%) Scrum
13 16 (19.05%) Banking
13 16 (19.05%) Spring
14 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
15 14 (16.67%) Front Office
15 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (15.48%) .NET Framework
16 13 (15.48%) OOA/OOD
16 13 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (14.29%) UML
17 12 (14.29%) OOP
17 12 (14.29%) Oracle
17 12 (14.29%) T-SQL
17 12 (14.29%) MVC
17 12 (14.29%) WCF
18 11 (13.10%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (8.33%) IIS
2 4 (4.76%) Node.js
2 4 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.57%) CMS
3 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.38%) Orchard CMS
4 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.19%) Drupal
5 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.19%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.38%) MS Project
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.57%) SaaS
1 3 (3.57%) PaaS
1 3 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) HTTP
2 4 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (1.19%) Intranet
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.95%) MySQL
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.38%) DB2
7 2 (2.38%) MS Access
7 2 (2.38%) ObjectStore
7 2 (2.38%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.38%) Big Data
7 2 (2.38%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.19%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.52%) JIRA
2 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.33%) NUnit
3 7 (8.33%) Subversion
4 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.95%) Mercurial
6 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.57%) Bugzilla
7 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.38%) NCover
8 2 (2.38%) Maven
8 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.19%) JUnit
9 1 (1.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.19%) jMock
9 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.19%) MSTest
General
1 18 (21.43%) Finance
2 16 (19.05%) Banking
3 14 (16.67%) Front Office
4 6 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.95%) Back Office
6 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.38%) Advertising
7 1 (1.19%) Retail
7 1 (1.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 68 (80.95%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.48%) C# Developer
4 12 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 11 (13.10%) iOS Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Architect
9 4 (4.76%) Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Front Office Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Python Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Database Architect
10 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 3 (3.57%) C++ Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.38%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (2.38%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.14%) .NET
2 22 (26.19%) Web Services
3 21 (25.00%) XML
4 20 (23.81%) HTML
5 17 (20.24%) CSS
6 16 (19.05%) Spring
7 13 (15.48%) .NET Framework
8 12 (14.29%) WCF
9 10 (11.90%) HTML5
10 9 (10.71%) JMS
10 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
11 8 (9.52%) Hibernate
11 8 (9.52%) JSON
11 8 (9.52%) jQuery
11 8 (9.52%) REST
12 7 (8.33%) Spring MVC
12 7 (8.33%) WPF
12 7 (8.33%) LINQ
12 7 (8.33%) WinForms
12 7 (8.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.90%) iPhone
3 9 (10.71%) Mobile App
4 8 (9.52%) Derivative
5 6 (7.14%) iPad
6 5 (5.95%) N-Tier
6 5 (5.95%) Equities
6 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.76%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (4.76%) Open Source
8 3 (3.57%) Fixed Income
8 3 (3.57%) Data Integration
9 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.38%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (2.38%) Informatics
10 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.19%) Tandem
10 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.19%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Apple iOS
2 10 (11.90%) Windows
3 7 (8.33%) Linux
4 6 (7.14%) UNIX
5 4 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) CentOS
6 1 (1.19%) Debian
6 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (85.71%) OO
2 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.43%) TDD
4 16 (19.05%) Scrum
5 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (15.48%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (14.29%) UML
7 12 (14.29%) OOP
7 12 (14.29%) MVC
8 11 (13.10%) Multithreading
8 11 (13.10%) iOS Development
9 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 8 (9.52%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.33%) Data Modelling
11 7 (8.33%) SOA
12 5 (5.95%) Data Analysis
12 5 (5.95%) TOGAF
12 5 (5.95%) Refactoring
12 5 (5.95%) BDD
13 4 (4.76%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.24%) SQL
2 36 (42.86%) Java
3 34 (40.48%) C#
4 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 11 (13.10%) Objective-C
7 8 (9.52%) Python
8 5 (5.95%) Clojure
9 4 (4.76%) VBA
9 4 (4.76%) PowerHouse
9 4 (4.76%) Ruby
9 4 (4.76%) C++
10 3 (3.57%) PHP
10 3 (3.57%) XAML
11 2 (2.38%) C
11 2 (2.38%) Perl
12 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.29%) Oracle
3 7 (8.33%) Sybase
4 4 (4.76%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.38%) IBM
5 2 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (1.19%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.19%) Facebook
6 1 (1.19%) Adobe
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.19%) ION Trading
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