The table below looks at the statistics for HOOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HOOD over the 3 months to 1 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hierarchical Object-Oriented Design (HOOD)
Rank 589 581 565
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing HOOD 11 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.018% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
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£350 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42104 39098 36285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.15% 76.38% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27971 24690 22740
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1134 1102 1016
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.69% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

HOOD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HOOD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

HOOD Jobs Demand Trend in England

HOOD
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HOOD across the England region.

HOOD Daily Rate Trend in England

HOOD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HOOD across the England region.

HOOD Hourly Rate Trend in England

HOOD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HOOD within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -20 5 £400 +52.38%
London -2 4 £350 +7.69%
South West -6 1 £313 -10.71%
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
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HOOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing HOOD 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 HOOD.

1 8 (30.77%) SQL
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) Scrum
3 4 (15.38%) Ada
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.54%) Calabash
4 3 (11.54%) Hudson
4 3 (11.54%) yum
4 3 (11.54%) Robotium
4 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.54%) SDLC
4 3 (11.54%) Maven
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Android
4 3 (11.54%) Avionics
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.54%) SAS
4 3 (11.54%) HTTP
4 3 (11.54%) Apache
4 3 (11.54%) VBA
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) Military
5 2 (7.69%) EJB
5 2 (7.69%) Web Services

HOOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing HOOD 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 HOOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) SAS
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Calabash
2 3 (11.54%) Robotium
2 3 (11.54%) Hudson
2 3 (11.54%) Maven
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (3.85%) JMeter
General
1 3 (11.54%) Avionics
2 2 (7.69%) Military
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Excel Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Excel VBA Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) VBA Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Support Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Splunk Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) UI Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) EJB
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) Scrum
3 3 (11.54%) SDLC
3 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
3 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (11.54%) TDD
3 3 (11.54%) CRM
3 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Android Development
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) Ada
4 3 (11.54%) VBA
5 2 (7.69%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) yum
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) SAP
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.85%) Splunk