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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 126 155 142
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Contract jobs citing OOD 17 35 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.69% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.85% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 58
Average daily rate £506 £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £323 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £307
% change year-on-year
- +22.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.48% -7.50%
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
2592 4109 4728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.05% 81.00% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2049 3217 3399
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 53
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.95 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 39 (95.12%) OO
2 29 (70.73%) Java
3 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (39.02%) Spring
5 14 (34.15%) Finance
6 13 (31.71%) Banking
6 13 (31.71%) Open Source
7 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
7 12 (29.27%) C#
8 11 (26.83%) SQL
8 11 (26.83%) TDD
9 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
9 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
10 9 (21.95%) JIRA
10 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
10 9 (21.95%) HTML
11 8 (19.51%) Front Office
11 8 (19.51%) Scrum
11 8 (19.51%) BDD
11 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
11 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
12 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (17.07%) Degree
12 7 (17.07%) Apache Hive
12 7 (17.07%) Oozie
12 7 (17.07%) Cascading
12 7 (17.07%) Pair Programming
12 7 (17.07%) .NET
12 7 (17.07%) Linux
12 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (14.63%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) Node.js
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
2 7 (17.07%) Apache Hive
2 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (14.63%) Big Data
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.76%) HBase
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.32%) DB2
5 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.88%) MySQL
6 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
2 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
2 9 (21.95%) JIRA
3 6 (14.63%) Appium
3 6 (14.63%) JUnit
3 6 (14.63%) Maven
4 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
4 5 (12.20%) Mockito
5 3 (7.32%) Calabash
5 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.32%) Subversion
5 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.88%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.88%) Selenium
6 2 (4.88%) SilkTest
6 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.88%) WATIR
7 1 (2.44%) Gradle
7 1 (2.44%) JBehave
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) Banking
3 8 (19.51%) Front Office
4 3 (7.32%) Legal
5 2 (4.88%) Back Office
5 2 (4.88%) Retail
6 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Law
6 1 (2.44%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Hadoop Developer
6 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Architect
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Development Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) iOS Developer
7 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Hadoop Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.88%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) Spring
2 9 (21.95%) HTML
3 7 (17.07%) .NET
3 7 (17.07%) Cascading
4 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
4 6 (14.63%) REST
5 5 (12.20%) Apache Commons
5 5 (12.20%) CSS
5 5 (12.20%) Guava
5 5 (12.20%) Web Services
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.32%) J2EE
7 3 (7.32%) jQuery
7 3 (7.32%) RESTful
7 3 (7.32%) SOAP
7 3 (7.32%) XML
8 2 (4.88%) Ajax
8 2 (4.88%) JSON
8 2 (4.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Algorithms
1 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Fixed Income
2 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Equities
4 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.88%) iPhone
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.44%) iPad
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.44%) PMI
5 1 (2.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
2 7 (17.07%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Android
4 4 (9.76%) Windows
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) OO
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) Open Source
4 11 (26.83%) TDD
5 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
6 8 (19.51%) BDD
6 8 (19.51%) Scrum
7 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.07%) Pair Programming
8 6 (14.63%) OOP
9 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
9 5 (12.20%) ETL
9 5 (12.20%) ETL Development
9 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
10 4 (9.76%) iOS Development
10 4 (9.76%) Low Latency
10 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
11 3 (7.32%) SDLC
11 3 (7.32%) SOA
11 3 (7.32%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) Java
2 12 (29.27%) C#
3 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.63%) AWK
5 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
5 6 (14.63%) sed
6 4 (9.76%) C++
7 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
7 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.88%) Groovy
8 2 (4.88%) Python
8 2 (4.88%) VBA
8 2 (4.88%) VBScript
9 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.44%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) Scala
9 1 (2.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
2 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Oozie
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) HP
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) iManage
4 1 (2.44%) ATG
4 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.44%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.44%) hybris
4 1 (2.44%) Sybase
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day Up to £300 day rate initially
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Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
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