The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 509 452 441
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -11
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 83 99 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 49 73
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £356 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.07% +4.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £36.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
OOA/OOD
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
38381 35201 34450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.77% 74.24% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25332 22260 20459
Average daily rate £425 £401 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -0.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1110 1040 1365
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in England

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Trend in England

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOA/OOD across the England region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Histogram in England

OOA/OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Trend in England

OOA/OOD
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 OOA/OOD within the England region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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 -14 51 £480 +12.94% 20
South East -26 10 £585 +67.14% 11
West Midlands -5 9 £380 +16.92% 1
East Midlands - 5 £395 - 1
Yorkshire -11 4 £375 +25.00% 2
South West -33 2 £650 +116.66% 17
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 £425 - 10
East of England - - - - 2
OOA/OOD
UK

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OOA/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 OOA/OOD.

1 115 (70.12%) OO
2 103 (62.80%) Java
3 79 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (37.20%) Oracle
5 51 (31.10%) SQL
5 51 (31.10%) TDD
6 48 (29.27%) Scrum
7 45 (27.44%) JavaScript
8 43 (26.22%) J2EE
9 42 (25.61%) UML
10 40 (24.39%) .NET
10 40 (24.39%) C#
10 40 (24.39%) MVC
11 36 (21.95%) Spring
11 36 (21.95%) OOD
12 35 (21.34%) XML
13 33 (20.12%) UNIX
13 33 (20.12%) Microsoft
14 32 (19.51%) SOA
14 32 (19.51%) jQuery
14 32 (19.51%) Relational Database
15 31 (18.90%) CSS
15 31 (18.90%) Web Services
15 31 (18.90%) HTML
15 31 (18.90%) SQL Server
16 29 (17.68%) Maven
17 26 (15.85%) Finance
18 25 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (14.63%) Ajax
19 24 (14.63%) Linux

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OOA/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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (9.15%) Tomcat
2 12 (7.32%) WebLogic
2 12 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.49%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.27%) Documentum
5 7 (4.27%) JBoss
6 6 (3.66%) Apache
7 5 (3.05%) Mule
7 5 (3.05%) CMS
8 4 (2.44%) MTS
9 3 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.83%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.83%) Node.js
9 3 (1.83%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.83%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.22%) IIS
10 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.66%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.05%) MS Office
4 4 (2.44%) MS Project
5 2 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.22%) RMDS
2 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.44%) IaaS
1 4 (2.44%) SaaS
1 4 (2.44%) PaaS
2 3 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.05%) Internet
2 2 (1.22%) FTP
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.51%) Relational Database
2 31 (18.90%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (6.10%) RDBMS
4 10 (6.10%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.49%) MySQL
6 8 (4.88%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.88%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.44%) Big Data
9 3 (1.83%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.83%) Redis
9 3 (1.83%) Riak
9 3 (1.83%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.83%) MS Access
9 3 (1.83%) DB2
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 29 (17.68%) Maven
2 16 (9.76%) Eclipse
3 14 (8.54%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.93%) Visual Studio
5 11 (6.71%) Git (software)
5 11 (6.71%) JUnit
6 10 (6.10%) Subversion
7 9 (5.49%) JMeter
8 8 (4.88%) IntelliJ
8 8 (4.88%) NUnit
9 7 (4.27%) Ant
10 6 (3.66%) SpecFlow
10 6 (3.66%) Cucumber
10 6 (3.66%) TeamCity
10 6 (3.66%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (3.05%) JIRA
11 5 (3.05%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (3.05%) MSTest
11 5 (3.05%) NSubstitute
11 5 (3.05%) ClearQuest
General
1 26 (15.85%) Finance
2 14 (8.54%) Banking
3 9 (5.49%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.88%) Front Office
5 4 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.83%) Advertising
6 3 (1.83%) Publishing
7 2 (1.22%) Back Office
7 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.22%) Marketing
7 2 (1.22%) Retail
8 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 111 (67.68%) Developer
2 49 (29.88%) Java Developer
3 20 (12.20%) Architect
4 19 (11.59%) .NET Developer
5 16 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 15 (9.15%) C# Developer
7 11 (6.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.10%) Analyst
9 9 (5.49%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (4.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 6 (3.66%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (3.05%) Android Developer
13 5 (3.05%) Applications Developer
13 5 (3.05%) Software Engineer
14 4 (2.44%) Consultant
14 4 (2.44%) Development Manager
14 4 (2.44%) Engineering Manager
14 4 (2.44%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (26.22%) J2EE
2 40 (24.39%) .NET
3 36 (21.95%) Spring
4 35 (21.34%) XML
5 32 (19.51%) jQuery
6 31 (18.90%) CSS
6 31 (18.90%) Web Services
6 31 (18.90%) HTML
7 24 (14.63%) Ajax
8 23 (14.02%) Hibernate
9 22 (13.41%) ASP.NET
9 22 (13.41%) Java EE
10 21 (12.80%) .NET Framework
11 18 (10.98%) JSON
11 18 (10.98%) REST
12 14 (8.54%) XSD
13 13 (7.93%) Spring MVC
13 13 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (7.32%) JSP
15 11 (6.71%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.37%) Open Source
2 13 (7.93%) User Experience
3 12 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.49%) Clustering
5 8 (4.88%) N-Tier
6 7 (4.27%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.27%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.05%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.44%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.44%) Equities
8 4 (2.44%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.44%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.22%) Social Media
10 2 (1.22%) Wiki
11 1 (0.61%) Animation
11 1 (0.61%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.12%) UNIX
2 24 (14.63%) Linux
3 10 (6.10%) Windows
4 8 (4.88%) Android
5 5 (3.05%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (3.05%) Solaris
6 4 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.22%) Debian
7 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (70.12%) OO
2 79 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (31.10%) TDD
4 48 (29.27%) Scrum
5 42 (25.61%) UML
6 40 (24.39%) MVC
7 36 (21.95%) OOD
8 32 (19.51%) SOA
9 25 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (13.41%) Software Engineering
11 18 (10.98%) Unit Testing
12 17 (10.37%) BDD
13 15 (9.15%) RUP
14 14 (8.54%) Multithreading
15 13 (7.93%) Memory Management
16 12 (7.32%) Data Modelling
16 12 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
17 10 (6.10%) CRM
17 10 (6.10%) Use Case
17 10 (6.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 103 (62.80%) Java
2 51 (31.10%) SQL
3 45 (27.44%) JavaScript
4 40 (24.39%) C#
5 12 (7.32%) Python
6 11 (6.71%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.88%) VB
7 8 (4.88%) VB.NET
7 8 (4.88%) C
7 8 (4.88%) VB6
8 7 (4.27%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.66%) C++
9 6 (3.66%) Perl
9 6 (3.66%) PHP
10 5 (3.05%) Ruby
11 3 (1.83%) Groovy
11 3 (1.83%) Scala
11 3 (1.83%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (11.59%) Degree
2 7 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.05%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.83%) OCPJP
5 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.71%) QA
2 2 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) Puppet
1 3 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.61%) logstash
2 1 (0.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 61 (37.20%) Oracle
2 33 (20.12%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.71%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (6.10%) HP
5 7 (4.27%) Google
5 7 (4.27%) IBM
6 6 (3.66%) Informatica
7 5 (3.05%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.05%) Sun
8 4 (2.44%) SAP
8 4 (2.44%) Sybase
8 4 (2.44%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.83%) StreamServe
9 3 (1.83%) Zend
9 3 (1.83%) Open Text
9 3 (1.83%) Motorola
9 3 (1.83%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.83%) Adobe
10 2 (1.22%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.61%) New Relic
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