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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hierarchical Object-Oriented Design (HOOD)
Rank 581 561 552
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Contract jobs citing HOOD 14 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.018% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.024% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
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£350 £344 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -27.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -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
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HOOD across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

HOOD Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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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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
London 0 5 £350 +7.69%
West Midlands - 3 £325 -
South East -9 2 £388 +47.61%
South West -9 2 £294 -16.07%
North West - 2 - -
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HOOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) ERP
5 4 (13.79%) SAP
5 4 (13.79%) Ada
5 4 (13.79%) Retail
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) SAP Retail
5 4 (13.79%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
6 3 (10.34%) Calabash
6 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
6 3 (10.34%) Hudson
6 3 (10.34%) Robotium
6 3 (10.34%) Maven
6 3 (10.34%) yum
6 3 (10.34%) Android
6 3 (10.34%) Avionics
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) SAS
6 3 (10.34%) HTTP
6 3 (10.34%) VBA
6 3 (10.34%) Web Services
6 3 (10.34%) Apache
7 2 (6.90%) Python
7 2 (6.90%) T-SQL

HOOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.34%) Apache
1 3 (10.34%) SAS
2 2 (6.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SAP Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) Calabash
2 3 (10.34%) Robotium
2 3 (10.34%) Hudson
2 3 (10.34%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (3.45%) JMeter
General
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Avionics
3 2 (6.90%) Military
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) VBA Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Excel Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Excel VBA Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) Support Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Splunk Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) UI Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) EJB
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) ERP
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.34%) SDLC
4 3 (10.34%) TDD
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Android Development
6 1 (3.45%) EAI
6 1 (3.45%) OOD
6 1 (3.45%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) Ada
4 3 (10.34%) VBA
5 2 (6.90%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) Perl
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) C
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Siebel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.45%) Splunk