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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
London / City of London
Rank 140 140 169
Rank change year-on-year
0 +29
Contract jobs citing OOD 13 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.29% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.34% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 22
Median daily rate £450 £446 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% -12.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £353 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.12%

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
2490 2613 4166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.04% 84.87% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 2051 3273
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £317 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 36
Median hourly rate £55.00 £28.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% +36.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 25 (75.76%) OO
2 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (54.55%) Java
4 14 (42.42%) RESTful
5 13 (39.39%) Degree
5 13 (39.39%) Computer Science
6 12 (36.36%) SQL
7 11 (33.33%) Web Services
8 10 (30.30%) Scrum
9 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
9 9 (27.27%) Finance
9 9 (27.27%) XML
9 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle
9 9 (27.27%) Mobile Development
10 8 (24.24%) BDD
10 8 (24.24%) Apple iOS
10 8 (24.24%) iOS Development
10 8 (24.24%) TDD
11 7 (21.21%) Objective-C
11 7 (21.21%) C#
11 7 (21.21%) HTML
11 7 (21.21%) iPad
12 6 (18.18%) User Experience
12 6 (18.18%) Apple Swift
12 6 (18.18%) Disruptive Innovation
12 6 (18.18%) JUnit
12 6 (18.18%) Cocoa
12 6 (18.18%) Xcode
12 6 (18.18%) Apple

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 4 (12.12%) Apache Solr
2 3 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Google Play
3 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Power BI
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) DB2
4 1 (3.03%) Endeca
4 1 (3.03%) HBase
4 1 (3.03%) MarkLogic
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.03%) OLTP
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) SimpleDB
4 1 (3.03%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) JUnit
1 6 (18.18%) Xcode
2 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.12%) Gradle
4 3 (9.09%) JIRA
5 2 (6.06%) Android Studio
5 2 (6.06%) Artifactory
5 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.06%) jMock
5 2 (6.06%) Maven
6 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.03%) Mockito
6 1 (3.03%) Subversion
6 1 (3.03%) TestNG
6 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Front Office
4 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) iOS Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Objective-C Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Android Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Endur Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Low Latency Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (6.06%) NoSQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) OpenLink Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C++ Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) RESTful
2 11 (33.33%) Web Services
3 9 (27.27%) XML
4 7 (21.21%) HTML
5 6 (18.18%) Cocoa
5 6 (18.18%) JSON
5 6 (18.18%) Spring
6 5 (15.15%) .NET
7 3 (9.09%) Ajax
7 3 (9.09%) Apache Felix
7 3 (9.09%) Apache Sling
7 3 (9.09%) CSS
7 3 (9.09%) J2SE
7 3 (9.09%) jQuery
7 3 (9.09%) Lucene
7 3 (9.09%) OSGi
7 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (9.09%) SOAP
8 2 (6.06%) Java EE
8 2 (6.06%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.21%) iPad
3 6 (18.18%) iPhone
3 6 (18.18%) User Experience
4 4 (12.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (9.09%) Equities
5 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
6 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
7 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
7 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
7 1 (3.03%) Fintech
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
7 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
7 1 (3.03%) Social Media
7 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.09%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) OO
2 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) Scrum
4 9 (27.27%) Mobile Development
4 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 8 (24.24%) BDD
5 8 (24.24%) iOS Development
5 8 (24.24%) TDD
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (18.18%) Disruptive Innovation
6 6 (18.18%) Pair Programming
7 5 (15.15%) DevOps
8 4 (12.12%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.09%) Android Development
9 3 (9.09%) API Design
9 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 3 (9.09%) MVC
9 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) C#
4 7 (21.21%) Objective-C
5 6 (18.18%) Apple Swift
6 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
7 4 (12.12%) C++
7 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.06%) Dart
8 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.03%) C
9 1 (3.03%) Groovy
9 1 (3.03%) Perl
9 1 (3.03%) Ruby
9 1 (3.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Apple
3 3 (9.09%) Adobe
3 3 (9.09%) WorldPay
4 2 (6.06%) Google
4 2 (6.06%) OpenLink
4 2 (6.06%) Sybase
5 1 (3.03%) ATG