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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 544 453 466
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +13
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 47 114 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 78 31
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£375 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £560 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £344
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £44.13
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +24.64%
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
38847 37469 31698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.62% 75.37% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24672 23859 19373
Average daily rate £420 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1110 993
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -17 27 £425 -1.73% 14
South East -41 6 £325 +4.00% 5
North East - 5 £300 -
South West 0 4 £375 +13.20% 2
East of England +11 1 - - 2
West Midlands -17 1 £475 - 1
North West -23 1 - - 5
Yorkshire -25 1 £375 +17.18% 2
OOA/OOD
UK

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 86 (73.50%) OO
2 75 (64.10%) Java
3 62 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (37.61%) TDD
5 38 (32.48%) JavaScript
5 38 (32.48%) Web Services
6 37 (31.62%) OOD
7 35 (29.91%) HTML
8 32 (27.35%) CSS
9 31 (26.50%) .NET
10 30 (25.64%) Scrum
11 29 (24.79%) SQL Server
11 29 (24.79%) OOP
12 26 (22.22%) C#
12 26 (22.22%) MVC
13 25 (21.37%) SQL
13 25 (21.37%) E-Commerce
14 24 (20.51%) Ajax
15 23 (19.66%) Spring
15 23 (19.66%) UML
15 23 (19.66%) Oracle
15 23 (19.66%) JUnit
16 22 (18.80%) J2EE
16 22 (18.80%) XML
17 21 (17.95%) SOA
18 20 (17.09%) Maven
18 20 (17.09%) Degree
18 20 (17.09%) Finance
19 19 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (16.24%) Android

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 10 (8.55%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.84%) CMS
3 7 (5.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.27%) AquaLogic
5 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.42%) MTS
6 4 (3.42%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (3.42%) Node.js
7 3 (2.56%) Confluence
7 3 (2.56%) Apache
7 3 (2.56%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) MS Project
3 2 (1.71%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.13%) HTTP
3 5 (4.27%) LDAP
4 2 (1.71%) Internet
4 2 (1.71%) DVB
4 2 (1.71%) Firewall
4 2 (1.71%) DLNA
5 1 (0.85%) ATM
5 1 (0.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.84%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.71%) DTS
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.71%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.85%) KDB
10 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (19.66%) JUnit
2 20 (17.09%) Maven
3 17 (14.53%) Cucumber
4 14 (11.97%) TeamCity
5 12 (10.26%) Calabash
5 12 (10.26%) Android Studio
6 11 (9.40%) Ant
7 5 (4.27%) Moq
7 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.42%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.42%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (3.42%) NUnit
8 4 (3.42%) Subversion
9 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.71%) JIRA
10 2 (1.71%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.71%) ERwin
10 2 (1.71%) Log4j
General
1 20 (17.09%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Banking
3 10 (8.55%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.27%) Front Office
5 4 (3.42%) Retail
6 3 (2.56%) Back Office
6 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.56%) Marketing
7 2 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Games
8 1 (0.85%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 79 (67.52%) Developer
2 29 (24.79%) Java Developer
3 24 (20.51%) Senior Developer
4 19 (16.24%) Architect
5 13 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 12 (10.26%) Android Developer
6 12 (10.26%) Senior Android Developer
7 8 (6.84%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.13%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.27%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Informatica Developer
10 5 (4.27%) UI Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Senior UI Developer
10 5 (4.27%) UI Programmer
10 5 (4.27%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (4.27%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (32.48%) Web Services
2 35 (29.91%) HTML
3 32 (27.35%) CSS
4 31 (26.50%) .NET
5 24 (20.51%) Ajax
6 23 (19.66%) Spring
7 22 (18.80%) J2EE
7 22 (18.80%) XML
8 18 (15.38%) JDBC
8 18 (15.38%) JSON
8 18 (15.38%) jQuery
9 16 (13.68%) JSP
10 15 (12.82%) Hibernate
11 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET
11 14 (11.97%) JMS
12 13 (11.11%) HTML5
13 12 (10.26%) Spring MVC
13 12 (10.26%) AngularJS
13 12 (10.26%) Android SDK
14 11 (9.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.38%) User Experience
2 12 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 12 (10.26%) Mobile Payment
3 11 (9.40%) N-Tier
4 10 (8.55%) Open Source
5 9 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (5.13%) Mathematics
8 5 (4.27%) Wiki
8 5 (4.27%) Clustering
8 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (3.42%) Statistics
10 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.71%) MPEG
11 2 (1.71%) Equities
11 2 (1.71%) Physics
11 2 (1.71%) Blog
11 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.71%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.24%) Android
2 15 (12.82%) Linux
3 7 (5.98%) UNIX
4 6 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (73.50%) OO
2 62 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (37.61%) TDD
4 37 (31.62%) OOD
5 30 (25.64%) Scrum
6 29 (24.79%) OOP
7 26 (22.22%) MVC
8 25 (21.37%) E-Commerce
9 23 (19.66%) UML
10 21 (17.95%) SOA
11 19 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (16.24%) Waterfall
12 17 (14.53%) BDD
12 17 (14.53%) Android Development
12 17 (14.53%) Multithreading
13 16 (13.68%) Unit Testing
14 15 (12.82%) Kanban
15 14 (11.97%) RUP
16 11 (9.40%) Analytics
17 10 (8.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (64.10%) Java
2 38 (32.48%) JavaScript
3 26 (22.22%) C#
4 25 (21.37%) SQL
5 15 (12.82%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.98%) Python
7 5 (4.27%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.27%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.27%) VB
7 5 (4.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 4 (3.42%) VBA
8 4 (3.42%) VB6
8 4 (3.42%) C
8 4 (3.42%) C++
9 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.71%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.71%) Perl
10 2 (1.71%) PHP
10 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (17.09%) Degree
2 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.71%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.71%) OCPJP
5 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) SLA
2 5 (4.27%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.42%) QA
4 2 (1.71%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.85%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.85%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Puppet
1 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) logstash
2 1 (0.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (19.66%) Oracle
2 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.26%) Google
3 12 (10.26%) IBM
4 7 (5.98%) Adobe
5 6 (5.13%) SAP
5 6 (5.13%) Informatica
6 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.27%) HP
7 4 (3.42%) Sitecore
7 4 (3.42%) Tableau
8 3 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.71%) webMethods
9 2 (1.71%) Splunk
9 2 (1.71%) Cisco
10 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.85%) BEA
10 1 (0.85%) Zend
10 1 (0.85%) Pega
10 1 (0.85%) Endeca
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