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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 492 432 418
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -14
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 86 137 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.38% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 76 94
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£425 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 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
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -35 47 £475 +9.19% 25
South West -46 8 £650 +116.66% 8
East of England - 8 £385 - 3
South East -1 7 £300 +65.51% 5
West Midlands -16 5 £378 +16.15% 6
Yorkshire -8 4 £290 -7.20% 4
North West -3 3 £500 - 4
East Midlands - 3 £375 - 2
OOA/OOD
UK

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 129 (66.84%) OO
2 124 (64.25%) Java
3 112 (58.03%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (38.86%) UML
5 68 (35.23%) TDD
6 65 (33.68%) Oracle
7 64 (33.16%) Scrum
8 60 (31.09%) SQL
9 57 (29.53%) J2EE
10 56 (29.02%) OOD
11 53 (27.46%) Spring
12 52 (26.94%) JavaScript
12 52 (26.94%) .NET
13 50 (25.91%) HTML
14 48 (24.87%) CSS
15 47 (24.35%) C#
15 47 (24.35%) MVC
16 46 (23.83%) XML
17 40 (20.73%) jQuery
18 39 (20.21%) SQL Server
18 39 (20.21%) Finance
19 38 (19.69%) Hibernate
20 36 (18.65%) SOA
21 35 (18.13%) Web Services
22 34 (17.62%) BDD
23 32 (16.58%) UNIX
23 32 (16.58%) Linux
24 31 (16.06%) Ajax
24 31 (16.06%) Relational Database
25 30 (15.54%) Tomcat

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (15.54%) Tomcat
2 23 (11.92%) WebLogic
3 16 (8.29%) WebSphere
4 11 (5.70%) CMS
4 11 (5.70%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (4.15%) Apache
6 7 (3.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (3.63%) MQSeries
6 7 (3.63%) Escenic
6 7 (3.63%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (2.59%) Documentum
7 5 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.59%) Mule
7 5 (2.59%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.55%) IIS
8 3 (1.55%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.04%) Alfresco
Applications
1 12 (6.22%) MS Visio
1 12 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.70%) MS Office
3 9 (4.66%) InfoPath
4 8 (4.15%) MS Project
5 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.52%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) RMDS
2 2 (1.04%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.04%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.52%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.59%) IaaS
1 5 (2.59%) SaaS
1 5 (2.59%) PaaS
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.63%) Internet
2 6 (3.11%) HTTP
3 5 (2.59%) Firewall
3 5 (2.59%) LDAP
4 4 (2.07%) DMZ
4 4 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 31 (16.06%) Relational Database
3 25 (12.95%) MySQL
4 22 (11.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (8.29%) MongoDB
6 15 (7.77%) RDBMS
6 15 (7.77%) NoSQL
7 12 (6.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (5.70%) Big Data
9 10 (5.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (4.15%) Oracle Database
10 8 (4.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (4.15%) MS Access
11 7 (3.63%) Hadoop
12 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (2.07%) DB2
13 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (13.99%) Eclipse
2 24 (12.44%) Maven
3 17 (8.81%) Git (software)
4 16 (8.29%) JUnit
5 14 (7.25%) Visual Studio
5 14 (7.25%) Subversion
6 12 (6.22%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.66%) Ant
8 8 (4.15%) SpecFlow
8 8 (4.15%) IntelliJ
8 8 (4.15%) NUnit
9 7 (3.63%) JMeter
9 7 (3.63%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (3.11%) Cucumber
10 6 (3.11%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (3.11%) MSTest
11 5 (2.59%) NSubstitute
11 5 (2.59%) JIRA
12 4 (2.07%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.07%) NetBeans
General
1 39 (20.21%) Finance
2 16 (8.29%) Banking
3 11 (5.70%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.66%) Front Office
5 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.07%) Advertising
6 3 (1.55%) Publishing
6 3 (1.55%) Back Office
6 3 (1.55%) Retail
6 3 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 124 (64.25%) Developer
2 63 (32.64%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.44%) Architect
4 20 (10.36%) Senior Developer
5 18 (9.33%) .NET Developer
6 17 (8.81%) C# Developer
7 14 (7.25%) Analyst
7 14 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (7.25%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (6.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 10 (5.18%) Programmer
11 7 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.63%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.63%) Java Software Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Developer Analyst
11 7 (3.63%) Java Programmer
11 7 (3.63%) Senior Programmer
11 7 (3.63%) Senior Java Programmer
11 7 (3.63%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (29.53%) J2EE
2 53 (27.46%) Spring
3 52 (26.94%) .NET
4 50 (25.91%) HTML
5 48 (24.87%) CSS
6 46 (23.83%) XML
7 40 (20.73%) jQuery
8 38 (19.69%) Hibernate
9 35 (18.13%) Web Services
10 31 (16.06%) Ajax
11 29 (15.03%) ASP.NET
12 27 (13.99%) Java EE
13 24 (12.44%) .NET Framework
14 22 (11.40%) WCF
15 20 (10.36%) REST
15 20 (10.36%) Struts
16 17 (8.81%) JSP
17 16 (8.29%) Spring MVC
17 16 (8.29%) JSON
17 16 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.29%) Open Source
2 13 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.22%) Clustering
4 7 (3.63%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.11%) User Experience
6 5 (2.59%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.59%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.07%) Equities
8 3 (1.55%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.04%) RIA
9 2 (1.04%) Social Media
10 1 (0.52%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.52%) Economics
10 1 (0.52%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.52%) CUDA
10 1 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.58%) UNIX
1 32 (16.58%) Linux
2 13 (6.74%) Windows
3 9 (4.66%) Solaris
3 9 (4.66%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.04%) CentOS
4 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.04%) Debian
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (66.84%) OO
2 112 (58.03%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (38.86%) UML
4 68 (35.23%) TDD
5 64 (33.16%) Scrum
6 56 (29.02%) OOD
7 47 (24.35%) MVC
8 36 (18.65%) SOA
9 34 (17.62%) BDD
10 28 (14.51%) Software Engineering
11 26 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (12.95%) RUP
13 22 (11.40%) Multithreading
14 17 (8.81%) Unit Testing
15 15 (7.77%) Content Management
16 14 (7.25%) Web Development
17 13 (6.74%) Data Modelling
18 12 (6.22%) Memory Management
18 12 (6.22%) Load Balancing
18 12 (6.22%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 124 (64.25%) Java
2 60 (31.09%) SQL
3 52 (26.94%) JavaScript
4 47 (24.35%) C#
5 13 (6.74%) C
6 12 (6.22%) Scala
7 11 (5.70%) PL/SQL
8 10 (5.18%) Perl
9 9 (4.66%) C++
9 9 (4.66%) Python
10 5 (2.59%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.59%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.59%) Clojure
11 4 (2.07%) VBA
11 4 (2.07%) VB
11 4 (2.07%) VB6
11 4 (2.07%) Ruby
12 3 (1.55%) PHP
13 2 (1.04%) Groovy
13 2 (1.04%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 13 (6.74%) Degree
2 9 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.11%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.55%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.77%) QA
2 7 (3.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) logstash
Vendors
1 65 (33.68%) Oracle
2 30 (15.54%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.36%) JBoss
4 10 (5.18%) IBM
4 10 (5.18%) Sybase
5 9 (4.66%) Sun
5 9 (4.66%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (4.15%) Atlassian
7 7 (3.63%) HP
8 4 (2.07%) Informatica
8 4 (2.07%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.07%) Google
9 3 (1.55%) Open Text
9 3 (1.55%) SAP
9 3 (1.55%) StreamServe
9 3 (1.55%) Zend
10 2 (1.04%) EPiServer
10 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.04%) Motorola
10 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
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