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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 499 428 393
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -35
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 84 138 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.39% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 73 108
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£413 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +38.46%
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
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -42 40 £500 +8.10% 26
South West -32 10 £488 +62.50% 6
East of England - 9 £370 - 3
North West -8 6 £325 -45.83% 4
Yorkshire -4 5 £290 -7.20% 3
South East -26 5 £263 -27.08% 5
West Midlands -11 4 £370 +13.84% 2
East Midlands - 3 £375 - 1
OOA/OOD
UK

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 135 (70.31%) OO
2 127 (66.15%) Java
3 72 (37.50%) Oracle
3 72 (37.50%) UML
4 69 (35.94%) SQL
5 68 (35.42%) TDD
6 60 (31.25%) Scrum
6 60 (31.25%) HTML
7 59 (30.73%) OOD
8 56 (29.17%) JavaScript
9 55 (28.65%) .NET
9 55 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (28.13%) J2EE
10 54 (28.13%) CSS
11 53 (27.60%) Spring
12 51 (26.56%) C#
13 44 (22.92%) MVC
14 43 (22.40%) XML
14 43 (22.40%) jQuery
15 42 (21.88%) SQL Server
16 39 (20.31%) Hibernate
17 38 (19.79%) Finance
18 34 (17.71%) Software Engineering
18 34 (17.71%) Ajax
19 33 (17.19%) ASP.NET
20 32 (16.67%) Linux
20 32 (16.67%) BDD
21 31 (16.15%) Relational Database
21 31 (16.15%) Java EE
21 31 (16.15%) Tomcat

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (16.15%) Tomcat
2 26 (13.54%) WebLogic
3 14 (7.29%) WebSphere
4 11 (5.73%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.73%) CMS
5 9 (4.69%) Apache
6 8 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (3.65%) Escenic
7 7 (3.65%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (3.65%) MQSeries
8 6 (3.13%) ArcSDE
8 6 (3.13%) ArcGIS
9 5 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.56%) IIS
10 3 (1.56%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.04%) Documentum
Applications
1 15 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.21%) MS Office
3 9 (4.69%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.69%) InfoPath
4 7 (3.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.52%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) RMDS
2 2 (1.04%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.04%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.04%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.65%) SaaS
2 5 (2.60%) PaaS
2 5 (2.60%) IaaS
3 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.65%) Internet
2 6 (3.13%) HTTP
3 5 (2.60%) Firewall
3 5 (2.60%) LDAP
4 4 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.08%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 31 (16.15%) Relational Database
3 30 (15.63%) MySQL
4 22 (11.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (10.94%) MongoDB
6 20 (10.42%) NoSQL
7 17 (8.85%) RDBMS
8 12 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (5.73%) Oracle Database
9 11 (5.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (5.21%) Big Data
10 10 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (4.17%) MS Access
12 7 (3.65%) Hadoop
13 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (1.56%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 28 (14.58%) Eclipse
2 25 (13.02%) Maven
3 19 (9.90%) JUnit
4 17 (8.85%) Git (software)
5 16 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 13 (6.77%) Subversion
7 12 (6.25%) Jenkins
8 10 (5.21%) Ant
9 7 (3.65%) JMeter
10 6 (3.13%) NUnit
10 6 (3.13%) IntelliJ
10 6 (3.13%) Toad
10 6 (3.13%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.60%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.60%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (2.60%) JIRA
11 5 (2.60%) SpecFlow
12 4 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (19.79%) Finance
2 13 (6.77%) Banking
3 10 (5.21%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.65%) Front Office
4 7 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.08%) Advertising
6 3 (1.56%) Publishing
6 3 (1.56%) Retail
7 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 124 (64.58%) Developer
2 62 (32.29%) Java Developer
3 23 (11.98%) Senior Developer
4 18 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 18 (9.38%) Architect
5 17 (8.85%) Software Engineer
6 16 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 15 (7.81%) Analyst
8 14 (7.29%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 12 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Programmer
11 9 (4.69%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (4.17%) Business Analyst
13 7 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (3.65%) Developer Analyst
13 7 (3.65%) Java Programmer
13 7 (3.65%) Senior Programmer
13 7 (3.65%) Senior Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (31.25%) HTML
2 55 (28.65%) .NET
3 54 (28.13%) J2EE
3 54 (28.13%) CSS
4 53 (27.60%) Spring
5 43 (22.40%) XML
5 43 (22.40%) jQuery
6 39 (20.31%) Hibernate
7 34 (17.71%) Ajax
8 33 (17.19%) ASP.NET
9 31 (16.15%) Web Services
9 31 (16.15%) Java EE
10 22 (11.46%) HTML5
11 20 (10.42%) WCF
12 19 (9.90%) .NET Framework
13 18 (9.38%) Struts
13 18 (9.38%) CSS3
14 17 (8.85%) REST
14 17 (8.85%) SOAP
14 17 (8.85%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.33%) Open Source
2 12 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (6.25%) Clustering
3 8 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.65%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.60%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.60%) GIS
5 5 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.08%) Equities
7 3 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.56%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.04%) Statistics
8 2 (1.04%) RIA
8 2 (1.04%) Social Media
9 1 (0.52%) iPad
9 1 (0.52%) CUDA
9 1 (0.52%) iPhone
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmacovigilance
9 1 (0.52%) Animation
9 1 (0.52%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.67%) Linux
2 23 (11.98%) UNIX
3 9 (4.69%) Solaris
3 9 (4.69%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (3.65%) Windows
5 1 (0.52%) Debian
5 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.52%) CentOS
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (70.31%) OO
2 72 (37.50%) UML
3 68 (35.42%) TDD
4 60 (31.25%) Scrum
5 59 (30.73%) OOD
6 55 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (22.92%) MVC
8 34 (17.71%) Software Engineering
9 32 (16.67%) BDD
10 29 (15.10%) SOA
11 28 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (13.54%) Multithreading
13 23 (11.98%) RUP
14 17 (8.85%) Web Development
15 14 (7.29%) Unit Testing
16 13 (6.77%) Configuration Management
17 12 (6.25%) Use Case
17 12 (6.25%) Memory Management
18 11 (5.73%) Workflow
19 10 (5.21%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 127 (66.15%) Java
2 69 (35.94%) SQL
3 56 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 51 (26.56%) C#
5 20 (10.42%) PL/SQL
6 16 (8.33%) Python
7 12 (6.25%) C
7 12 (6.25%) Scala
8 10 (5.21%) Perl
9 9 (4.69%) C++
10 7 (3.65%) Clojure
11 6 (3.13%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.60%) VBA
12 5 (2.60%) Ruby
13 4 (2.08%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.08%) PHP
14 3 (1.56%) VB
14 3 (1.56%) VB6
15 2 (1.04%) Groovy
15 2 (1.04%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 19 (9.90%) Degree
2 13 (6.77%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.56%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) PhD
7 1 (0.52%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.33%) QA
2 6 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) logstash
Vendors
1 72 (37.50%) Oracle
2 23 (11.98%) JBoss
3 21 (10.94%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.69%) Sybase
4 9 (4.69%) Sun
5 8 (4.17%) Atlassian
6 7 (3.65%) HP
6 7 (3.65%) IBM
6 7 (3.65%) Adobe
7 5 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.08%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.08%) Talend
8 4 (2.08%) Zend
9 3 (1.56%) Google
9 3 (1.56%) SAP
10 2 (1.04%) Software AG
10 2 (1.04%) ION Trading
10 2 (1.04%) EPiServer
10 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.52%) Jaspersoft
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