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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 480 526 492
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -34
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 101 59 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 44 40
Average daily rate £388 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
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
37890 36304 35043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.52% 78.00% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25127 23515 21575
Average daily rate £430 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1065 983 1106
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.33 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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 +6 48 £500 - 15
South West +22 30 £375 +7.14% 3
South East +19 13 £355 -16.47% 11
Yorkshire -8 4 £380 +16.84% 2
North West -8 2 £463 -15.90%
West Midlands -20 2 £250 -47.36% 3
East of England +1 1 - - 2
OOA/OOD
UK

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 134 (84.81%) OO
2 107 (67.72%) Java
3 85 (53.80%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (42.41%) HTML
5 59 (37.34%) Spring
6 55 (34.81%) SQL
7 50 (31.65%) JavaScript
8 48 (30.38%) Web Services
8 48 (30.38%) TDD
9 47 (29.75%) Hibernate
10 44 (27.85%) Scrum
10 44 (27.85%) XML
11 42 (26.58%) CSS
12 41 (25.95%) Subversion
13 40 (25.32%) UML
14 38 (24.05%) Oracle
15 36 (22.78%) OOD
15 36 (22.78%) SDLC
16 35 (22.15%) J2EE
16 35 (22.15%) MVC
16 35 (22.15%) Finance
17 32 (20.25%) Java EE
18 31 (19.62%) Python
19 30 (18.99%) SOAP
19 30 (18.99%) Multithreading
20 28 (17.72%) REST
21 27 (17.09%) JMS
22 26 (16.46%) Relational Database
23 25 (15.82%) Tomcat
24 24 (15.19%) Git (software)

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 25 (15.82%) Tomcat
2 17 (10.76%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (9.49%) WebLogic
4 12 (7.59%) WebSphere
5 9 (5.70%) CMS
5 9 (5.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (5.06%) Apache
7 6 (3.80%) JBoss
7 6 (3.80%) Node.js
8 5 (3.16%) Alfresco
9 3 (1.90%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (1.90%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (1.27%) Confluence
11 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (9.49%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.70%) MS Office
3 5 (3.16%) MS Project
4 4 (2.53%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Magento
2 2 (1.27%) osCommerce
2 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.63%) Endur
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.90%) Heroku
2 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.90%) PaaS
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.76%) HTTP
1 17 (10.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.90%) DNS
2 3 (1.90%) Firewall
2 3 (1.90%) VPN
3 2 (1.27%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.46%) Relational Database
2 23 (14.56%) NoSQL
3 18 (11.39%) MySQL
4 16 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.06%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.43%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.80%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.16%) DB2
8 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.90%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.90%) Big Data
9 3 (1.90%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.90%) HBase
9 3 (1.90%) Mnesia
9 3 (1.90%) Sqoop
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (25.95%) Subversion
2 24 (15.19%) Git (software)
3 23 (14.56%) Maven
4 20 (12.66%) JIRA
5 9 (5.70%) Checkstyle
5 9 (5.70%) FindBugs
5 9 (5.70%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.70%) JUnit
6 5 (3.16%) ClearCase
6 5 (3.16%) Selenium
7 4 (2.53%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.53%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.90%) Ant
8 3 (1.90%) DbUnit
8 3 (1.90%) jMock
8 3 (1.90%) Log4j
8 3 (1.90%) Xcode
9 2 (1.27%) JBehave
9 2 (1.27%) MSTest
General
1 35 (22.15%) Finance
2 16 (10.13%) Banking
3 11 (6.96%) Retail
4 5 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.27%) Electronics
7 2 (1.27%) Games
7 2 (1.27%) Legal
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
7 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Automotive
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Front Office
8 1 (0.63%) Vietnamese Language
8 1 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (81.01%) Developer
2 77 (48.73%) Java Developer
3 23 (14.56%) Senior Developer
4 20 (12.66%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (8.86%) Python Developer
6 12 (7.59%) Architect
6 12 (7.59%) J2EE Developer
6 12 (7.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 12 (7.59%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (7.59%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 12 (7.59%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 12 (7.59%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 11 (6.96%) Agile Developer
7 11 (6.96%) Core Java Developer
7 11 (6.96%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (5.06%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (4.43%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.16%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.53%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (2.53%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (42.41%) HTML
2 59 (37.34%) Spring
3 48 (30.38%) Web Services
4 47 (29.75%) Hibernate
5 44 (27.85%) XML
6 42 (26.58%) CSS
7 35 (22.15%) J2EE
8 32 (20.25%) Java EE
9 30 (18.99%) SOAP
10 28 (17.72%) REST
11 27 (17.09%) JMS
12 22 (13.92%) Struts
13 20 (12.66%) Ajax
13 20 (12.66%) JSP
13 20 (12.66%) RESTful
14 18 (11.39%) jQuery
14 18 (11.39%) Servlets
15 16 (10.13%) JDBC
16 15 (9.49%) DHTML
16 15 (9.49%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.33%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.80%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.16%) PMI
6 3 (1.90%) Animation
6 3 (1.90%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.90%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.90%) iPad
6 3 (1.90%) iPhone
6 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.90%) Pharmacovigilance
6 3 (1.90%) Replication
7 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.63%) Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.63%) Tandem
8 1 (0.63%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.03%) Unix
2 11 (6.96%) Windows
3 9 (5.70%) Linux
4 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) CentOS
5 1 (0.63%) Solaris
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (84.81%) OO
2 85 (53.80%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (30.38%) TDD
4 44 (27.85%) Scrum
5 40 (25.32%) UML
6 36 (22.78%) OOD
6 36 (22.78%) SDLC
7 35 (22.15%) MVC
8 30 (18.99%) Multithreading
9 21 (13.29%) Mentoring
10 19 (12.03%) Requirements Analysis
11 18 (11.39%) Software Testing
12 17 (10.76%) Risk Analysis
13 16 (10.13%) Use Case
14 15 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (8.86%) Concurrent Programming
15 14 (8.86%) Open Source
15 14 (8.86%) SOA
16 13 (8.23%) Software Architecture
16 13 (8.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 107 (67.72%) Java
2 55 (34.81%) SQL
3 50 (31.65%) JavaScript
4 31 (19.62%) Python
5 13 (8.23%) C#
6 12 (7.59%) Erlang
6 12 (7.59%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.43%) C
7 7 (4.43%) C++
7 7 (4.43%) Ruby
8 6 (3.80%) Ada
8 6 (3.80%) Scala
9 4 (2.53%) Delphi
9 4 (2.53%) Perl
9 4 (2.53%) PL/1
9 4 (2.53%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.90%) Groovy
10 3 (1.90%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.90%) PHP
10 3 (1.90%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 13 (8.23%) Degree
2 7 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.16%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.90%) ISEB
5 3 (1.90%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.90%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.27%) PMP
6 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.03%) QA
2 9 (5.70%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.70%) SLA
3 5 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) Oozie
2 1 (0.63%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 38 (24.05%) Oracle
2 13 (8.23%) IBM
3 10 (6.33%) Atlassian
4 8 (5.06%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.90%) Apple
5 3 (1.90%) BEA
5 3 (1.90%) Intel
5 3 (1.90%) Kony
5 3 (1.90%) Lotus
5 3 (1.90%) SAP
6 2 (1.27%) Google
6 2 (1.27%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.27%) VMware
7 1 (0.63%) ATG
7 1 (0.63%) Cognos
7 1 (0.63%) Demandware
7 1 (0.63%) Informatica
7 1 (0.63%) Remedy
7 1 (0.63%) Sun
7 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
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