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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hierarchical Object-Oriented Design (HOOD)
Rank 611 584 579
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Contract jobs citing HOOD 10 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.030% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.038% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 2
Average daily rate £425 £400 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +61.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £326 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £700 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £36.25 £37.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% -17.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -17.77%
HOOD
UK

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
41811 39981 38714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.99% 77.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27954 25305 24543
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 913 1164 1124
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London -10 8 £425 +7.93%
North West -13 2 - -
HOOD
UK

HOOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 8 (36.36%) Perl
3 7 (31.82%) VPN
3 7 (31.82%) DNS
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco
3 7 (31.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 7 (31.82%) MPLS
3 7 (31.82%) BGP
3 7 (31.82%) HTTP
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (31.82%) Akamai
3 7 (31.82%) High Availability
3 7 (31.82%) IOS XR
3 7 (31.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (31.82%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (27.27%) F5
4 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 6 (27.27%) Streaming Media
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) Ada
5 5 (22.73%) Java
5 5 (22.73%) MPEG
5 5 (22.73%) Unix
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Apple
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering

HOOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP BPC
1 1 (4.55%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 7 (31.82%) BGP
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 7 (31.82%) HTTP
2 7 (31.82%) IOS XR
2 7 (31.82%) MPLS
2 7 (31.82%) VPN
3 6 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (22.73%) Avionics
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Ada Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Ada Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) DOORS Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Access Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Process Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Streaming Media
3 5 (22.73%) MPEG
4 1 (4.55%) Online Games
4 1 (4.55%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
1 5 (22.73%) Unix
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) DDoS Mitigation
1 7 (31.82%) High Availability
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
2 5 (22.73%) Memory Management
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) SDLC
4 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) OOD
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Security Management
6 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Perl
2 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 6 (27.27%) Python
3 5 (22.73%) Ada
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) C
6 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) HND
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Akamai
1 7 (31.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) F5
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Apple
3 5 (22.73%) SevOne
4 1 (4.55%) Facebook
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Twitter