The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 399 337 363
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +26
Contract jobs citing OOD 230 313 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.63% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.78% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 222 164
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £294 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
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
40710 39911 37758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 79.72% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27348 26219 24080
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1059 1123
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.21 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in England

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the England region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in England

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in England

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the England region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in England

OOD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -23 129 £550 +22.22% 63
South East -51 42 £338 +8.87% 20
Yorkshire +18 24 £400 +23.07% 8
South West +1 16 £350 -12.50% 14
North West -12 10 £350 -22.22% 12
East of England -2 4 £413 +9.85% 6
West Midlands -28 4 £391 - 7
East Midlands -13 1 - - 4
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OOD.

1 424 (86.89%) OO
2 250 (51.23%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (35.66%) Java
4 148 (30.33%) SQL
5 147 (30.12%) C#
6 140 (28.69%) Scrum
7 139 (28.48%) JavaScript
7 139 (28.48%) .NET
8 138 (28.28%) HTML
9 120 (24.59%) Unit Testing
10 118 (24.18%) Linux
11 115 (23.57%) CSS
12 113 (23.16%) RESTful
13 110 (22.54%) Web Services
14 107 (21.93%) TDD
15 102 (20.90%) Finance
16 90 (18.44%) MVC
17 87 (17.83%) Multithreading
18 86 (17.62%) Software Engineering
18 86 (17.62%) SQL Server
19 78 (15.98%) C++
20 75 (15.37%) UML
21 74 (15.16%) Unix
22 71 (14.55%) Subversion
22 71 (14.55%) Spring
23 70 (14.34%) Git (software)
23 70 (14.34%) XML
23 70 (14.34%) Microsoft
24 67 (13.73%) ASP.NET
25 65 (13.32%) Analytical Skills

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (7.38%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (5.74%) Confluence
2 28 (5.74%) WebSphere
3 22 (4.51%) Tomcat
4 19 (3.89%) Apache
5 16 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.46%) CMS
7 9 (1.84%) JBoss
7 9 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (1.64%) IIS
9 5 (1.02%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.82%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.61%) Drupal
11 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.41%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.41%) Documentum
12 2 (0.41%) GemFire
Applications
1 36 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.48%) MS Office
3 6 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.82%) MS Project
5 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.20%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.61%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.41%) Endur
3 2 (0.41%) Magento
3 2 (0.41%) RMDS
4 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.05%) GitHub
4 7 (1.43%) Bluemix
4 7 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.61%) Office 365
7 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.20%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.53%) HTTP
2 21 (4.30%) Internet
3 10 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.02%) AMQP
5 2 (0.41%) Firewall
5 2 (0.41%) LDAP
5 2 (0.41%) SSL
6 1 (0.20%) DMZ
6 1 (0.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (17.62%) SQL Server
2 52 (10.66%) Relational Database
3 44 (9.02%) MySQL
4 27 (5.53%) Oracle Database
5 21 (4.30%) Neo4j
6 18 (3.69%) RDBMS
7 16 (3.28%) MongoDB
7 16 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 16 (3.28%) OrientDB
7 16 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.87%) ObjectStore
9 13 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.66%) DB2
10 12 (2.46%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (2.25%) Big Data
11 11 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (2.05%) KDB
13 9 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 71 (14.55%) Subversion
2 70 (14.34%) Git (software)
3 45 (9.22%) Ant
3 45 (9.22%) NUnit
4 44 (9.02%) JIRA
5 40 (8.20%) GoogleTest
5 40 (8.20%) Visual Studio
6 37 (7.58%) Jenkins
7 36 (7.38%) ClearCase
8 33 (6.76%) CppUnit
9 28 (5.74%) Xcode
10 23 (4.71%) Maven
10 23 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (3.69%) JUnit
13 16 (3.28%) Bitbucket
14 15 (3.07%) Eclipse
15 14 (2.87%) Cucumber
16 13 (2.66%) Android Studio
16 13 (2.66%) Mercurial
General
1 102 (20.90%) Finance
2 57 (11.68%) Banking
3 37 (7.58%) Front Office
4 29 (5.94%) Investment Banking
5 20 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.28%) Manufacturing
7 15 (3.07%) Marketing
8 14 (2.87%) Publishing
9 13 (2.66%) Electronics
10 5 (1.02%) Automotive
10 5 (1.02%) Back Office
10 5 (1.02%) Legal
11 4 (0.82%) Law
11 4 (0.82%) Local Government
12 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.61%) Retail
13 2 (0.41%) Advertising
13 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.41%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 393 (80.53%) Developer
2 91 (18.65%) Java Developer
3 79 (16.19%) C# Developer
4 74 (15.16%) .NET Developer
5 53 (10.86%) Senior Developer
6 46 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 46 (9.43%) Software Developer
7 45 (9.22%) Software Engineer
8 31 (6.35%) C++ Developer
9 28 (5.74%) iOS Developer
10 26 (5.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 26 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 26 (5.33%) C Developer
11 25 (5.12%) Architect
12 24 (4.92%) Agile Developer
13 23 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (4.71%) Python Developer
14 21 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
15 20 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
15 20 (4.10%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (28.48%) .NET
2 138 (28.28%) HTML
3 115 (23.57%) CSS
4 113 (23.16%) RESTful
5 110 (22.54%) Web Services
6 71 (14.55%) Spring
7 70 (14.34%) XML
8 67 (13.73%) ASP.NET
9 57 (11.68%) jQuery
10 51 (10.45%) .NET Framework
11 46 (9.43%) HTML5
12 45 (9.22%) WCF
13 43 (8.81%) WPF
14 40 (8.20%) J2EE
15 39 (7.99%) AngularJS
15 39 (7.99%) REST
16 36 (7.38%) JSON
17 34 (6.97%) Ajax
18 33 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
19 31 (6.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (12.91%) User Experience
3 58 (11.89%) Computer Science
4 54 (11.07%) Derivative
5 33 (6.76%) iPad
6 29 (5.94%) Algorithms
6 29 (5.94%) Data Structures
7 26 (5.33%) iPhone
8 24 (4.92%) Fixed Income
8 24 (4.92%) Mobile App
9 22 (4.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (3.69%) N-Tier
11 16 (3.28%) Cyberthreat
11 16 (3.28%) Wiki
12 14 (2.87%) Web 2.0
13 13 (2.66%) Inversion of Control
14 12 (2.46%) Equity Derivative
15 10 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (1.23%) Credit Derivative
16 6 (1.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 118 (24.18%) Linux
2 74 (15.16%) Unix
3 51 (10.45%) Windows
4 32 (6.56%) Apple iOS
5 19 (3.89%) Android
6 6 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.41%) CentOS
8 2 (0.41%) Solaris
8 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (86.89%) OO
2 250 (51.23%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (28.69%) Scrum
4 120 (24.59%) Unit Testing
5 107 (21.93%) TDD
6 90 (18.44%) MVC
7 87 (17.83%) Multithreading
8 86 (17.62%) Software Engineering
9 75 (15.37%) UML
10 64 (13.11%) BDD
11 58 (11.89%) SDLC
12 54 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (9.22%) Requirements Analysis
14 43 (8.81%) Project Management
14 43 (8.81%) SOA
15 41 (8.40%) Web Development
16 39 (7.99%) E-Commerce
16 39 (7.99%) Integration Testing
17 38 (7.79%) Configuration Management
17 38 (7.79%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 174 (35.66%) Java
2 148 (30.33%) SQL
3 147 (30.12%) C#
4 139 (28.48%) JavaScript
5 78 (15.98%) C++
6 61 (12.50%) Python
7 52 (10.66%) C
8 32 (6.56%) Objective-C
9 30 (6.15%) PL/SQL
10 27 (5.53%) PHP
10 27 (5.53%) Ruby
11 17 (3.48%) Scala
11 17 (3.48%) VBA
12 14 (2.87%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.46%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.84%) Perl
14 9 (1.84%) VBScript
15 8 (1.64%) AspectJ
16 7 (1.43%) VB
17 6 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (12.91%) Security Cleared
2 46 (9.43%) Degree
3 41 (8.40%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.10%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.41%) PMP
6 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.20%) MCP
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.25%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (1.02%) Docker
2 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.41%) GridGain
2 2 (0.41%) Varnish
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (1.43%) Kibana
2 6 (1.23%) Ansible
3 4 (0.82%) Oozie
4 3 (0.61%) SCCM
5 2 (0.41%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.20%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 70 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 62 (12.70%) Oracle
3 28 (5.74%) Sybase
4 20 (4.10%) Apple
5 14 (2.87%) hybris
5 14 (2.87%) SAP
6 12 (2.46%) ATG
6 12 (2.46%) Atlassian
7 11 (2.25%) IBM
8 8 (1.64%) Google
8 8 (1.64%) TIBCO
9 6 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.23%) Zend
10 5 (1.02%) ION Trading
11 4 (0.82%) Calypso
11 4 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.61%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.61%) DevExpress
12 3 (0.61%) iManage
12 3 (0.61%) Informatica
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