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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 532 485 443
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -42
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 55 83 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.22% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 59
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -
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
40242 37742 35090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.92% 76.45% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 23738 21765
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 1093 1019
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -27.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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 -19 25 £500 - 15
South West +3 13 £425 +30.76% 8
Yorkshire -22 7 £325 +1.56% 1
North West -27 3 £513 +57.69% 7
South East -32 3 £350 +14.28% 13
East Midlands -5 2 - -
East of England -15 1 £375 +7.14% 2
OOA/OOD
UK

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 70 (68.63%) OO
2 61 (59.80%) Java
3 51 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (44.12%) Web Services
5 38 (37.25%) .NET
6 36 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 36 (35.29%) OOD
6 36 (35.29%) TDD
7 34 (33.33%) UML
8 33 (32.35%) HTML
9 29 (28.43%) J2EE
10 26 (25.49%) MVC
10 26 (25.49%) Spring
11 25 (24.51%) XML
12 24 (23.53%) CSS
12 24 (23.53%) SOA
12 24 (23.53%) Ajax
13 23 (22.55%) Scrum
14 22 (21.57%) SQL
14 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
15 21 (20.59%) C#
16 20 (19.61%) JSP
17 19 (18.63%) JDBC
17 19 (18.63%) SOAP
17 19 (18.63%) Linux
17 19 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (17.65%) OOP
18 18 (17.65%) E-Commerce
19 17 (16.67%) JMS
19 17 (16.67%) Windows

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 9 (8.82%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.90%) AquaLogic
3 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.92%) Apache
3 4 (3.92%) Node.js
4 2 (1.96%) Liferay
4 2 (1.96%) CMS
4 2 (1.96%) MTS
4 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.96%) JBoss
5 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.98%) Confluence
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.98%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) TCP/IP
1 10 (9.80%) Internet
2 8 (7.84%) HTTP
3 5 (4.90%) LDAP
4 3 (2.94%) SSL
5 2 (1.96%) SNMP
5 2 (1.96%) ATM
6 1 (0.98%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.98%) VoIP
6 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.98%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (6.86%) DTS
4 7 (6.86%) EDRMS
5 5 (4.90%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (4.90%) SQLite
5 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.94%) MySQL
8 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.98%) Redis
9 1 (0.98%) IDMS
9 1 (0.98%) KDB
9 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Ant
1 12 (11.76%) JUnit
2 10 (9.80%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.84%) Cucumber
3 8 (7.84%) TeamCity
4 6 (5.88%) Maven
4 6 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.88%) Moq
5 5 (4.90%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (4.90%) NUnit
5 5 (4.90%) SpecFlow
5 5 (4.90%) Robotium
5 5 (4.90%) Mechanoid
5 5 (4.90%) Robolectric
6 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.94%) ERwin
7 3 (2.94%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.96%) VisualAge
8 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 1 (0.98%) Log4j
General
1 16 (15.69%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Retail
3 6 (5.88%) Banking
4 5 (4.90%) Back Office
5 3 (2.94%) Advertising
6 2 (1.96%) Avionics
6 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.98%) Front Office
7 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (63.73%) Developer
2 21 (20.59%) Java Developer
3 20 (19.61%) Senior Developer
4 14 (13.73%) Architect
5 11 (10.78%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.88%) Consultant
7 6 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Android Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Android Developer
8 5 (4.90%) iOS Developer
8 5 (4.90%) UI Programmer
8 5 (4.90%) UI Developer
8 5 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.90%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Informatica Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (44.12%) Web Services
2 38 (37.25%) .NET
3 33 (32.35%) HTML
4 29 (28.43%) J2EE
5 26 (25.49%) Spring
6 25 (24.51%) XML
7 24 (23.53%) CSS
7 24 (23.53%) Ajax
8 20 (19.61%) JSP
9 19 (18.63%) SOAP
9 19 (18.63%) JDBC
10 17 (16.67%) JMS
11 16 (15.69%) Hibernate
12 15 (14.71%) Middleware
12 15 (14.71%) Servlets
13 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET
13 14 (13.73%) JSON
13 14 (13.73%) HTML5
14 13 (12.75%) jQuery
14 13 (12.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.78%) User Experience
2 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.80%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (4.90%) Clustering
4 5 (4.90%) iPhone
4 5 (4.90%) iPad
5 4 (3.92%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.94%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.96%) Statistics
7 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.98%) Wiki
8 1 (0.98%) Blog
8 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.98%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) Linux
2 17 (16.67%) Windows
3 11 (10.78%) Android
3 11 (10.78%) Apple iOS
4 9 (8.82%) Windows Phone
4 9 (8.82%) Windows Phone 7
5 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.92%) UNIX
7 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (68.63%) OO
2 51 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (35.29%) TDD
3 36 (35.29%) OOD
4 34 (33.33%) UML
5 26 (25.49%) MVC
6 24 (23.53%) SOA
7 23 (22.55%) Scrum
8 19 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (17.65%) OOP
9 18 (17.65%) E-Commerce
10 17 (16.67%) BDD
11 16 (15.69%) Enterprise Architecture
12 15 (14.71%) Waterfall
13 14 (13.73%) Mentoring
13 14 (13.73%) Multithreading
14 12 (11.76%) Unit Testing
14 12 (11.76%) Project Management
15 11 (10.78%) PRINCE2
15 11 (10.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (59.80%) Java
2 36 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.57%) SQL
4 21 (20.59%) C#
5 13 (12.75%) C
6 12 (11.76%) C++
7 11 (10.78%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 5 (4.90%) Python
8 5 (4.90%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.90%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.94%) VB
10 2 (1.96%) VBA
10 2 (1.96%) VB6
10 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.96%) PHP
11 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.98%) Scala
11 1 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Degree
2 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.94%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.98%) HND
7 1 (0.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
2 5 (4.90%) SLA
3 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.96%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.96%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.96%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.98%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) Puppet
2 7 (6.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.98%) logstash
3 1 (0.98%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) Oracle
2 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.86%) webMethods
4 6 (5.88%) IBM
4 6 (5.88%) Google
5 5 (4.90%) KANA
5 5 (4.90%) HP
5 5 (4.90%) Informatica
5 5 (4.90%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.92%) Lotus
6 4 (3.92%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.94%) VMware
8 2 (1.96%) Tableau
9 1 (0.98%) Endeca
9 1 (0.98%) Zend
9 1 (0.98%) Coverity
9 1 (0.98%) Apple
9 1 (0.98%) Adobe
9 1 (0.98%) Cisco
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