The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 312 263 221
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -42
Contract jobs citing OOD 305 347 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.72% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.97% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 189 257
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£400 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 41 23
Average hourly rate £33.73 £40.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.68% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-15.68% +17.64%
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
38426 35840 38298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.91% 74.48% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24559 22678 22623
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1075 996 1428
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 +37 191 £450 -5.26% 71
South East -76 41 £350 - 42
East of England -38 20 £320 +16.36% 19
North West -4 17 £320 +3.22% 20
South West -19 16 £288 -11.53% 22
Yorkshire -2 11 £295 -4.06% 12
West Midlands -10 6 £350 - 8
East Midlands -5 3 - - 4
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing 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 OOD.

1 464 (84.98%) OO
2 278 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (44.32%) Java
4 225 (41.21%) SQL
5 213 (39.01%) C#
6 210 (38.46%) .NET
7 185 (33.88%) HTML
8 170 (31.14%) JavaScript
9 143 (26.19%) CSS
10 141 (25.82%) TDD
11 134 (24.54%) SQL Server
11 134 (24.54%) Scrum
12 118 (21.61%) XML
13 115 (21.06%) Web Services
13 115 (21.06%) MVC
14 106 (19.41%) Linux
15 103 (18.86%) UML
15 103 (18.86%) Oracle
16 94 (17.22%) Finance
17 93 (17.03%) C++
18 91 (16.67%) ASP.NET
18 91 (16.67%) Spring
19 88 (16.12%) Software Engineering
20 82 (15.02%) jQuery
21 76 (13.92%) Banking
21 76 (13.92%) Microsoft
22 74 (13.55%) .NET Framework
23 73 (13.37%) WCF
24 71 (13.00%) Multithreading
25 69 (12.64%) Continuous Integration

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (5.68%) WebSphere
2 30 (5.49%) Apache
3 29 (5.31%) IIS
4 20 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
5 19 (3.48%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.93%) SharePoint
7 14 (2.56%) CMS
8 13 (2.38%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.83%) Node.js
10 9 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.92%) Confluence
12 5 (0.92%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.73%) Documentum
13 4 (0.73%) Adobe CQ
14 3 (0.55%) Escenic
14 3 (0.55%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.55%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 26 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.75%) MS Office
3 13 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.28%) MS Project
5 5 (0.92%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.73%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.55%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.55%) RMDS
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.73%) GitHub
3 3 (0.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.03%) HTTP
2 14 (2.56%) LDAP
3 9 (1.65%) Internet
4 8 (1.47%) SSL
5 7 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.10%) DSL
7 5 (0.92%) Firewall
8 4 (0.73%) Intranet
8 4 (0.73%) DMZ
9 3 (0.55%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.55%) CTI
10 2 (0.37%) Softphone
10 2 (0.37%) DNS
10 2 (0.37%) VoIP
11 1 (0.18%) LTE
11 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.18%) GSM
11 1 (0.18%) 3G
11 1 (0.18%) Extranet
11 1 (0.18%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (24.54%) SQL Server
2 54 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.13%) MySQL
5 25 (4.58%) Oracle Database
6 24 (4.40%) Big Data
7 22 (4.03%) RDBMS
8 21 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (3.30%) Hadoop
10 17 (3.11%) NoSQL
11 16 (2.93%) ObjectStore
12 14 (2.56%) MongoDB
13 12 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (2.01%) Apache Hive
14 11 (2.01%) HBase
14 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (1.83%) MS Access
16 9 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (10.62%) Subversion
1 58 (10.62%) JUnit
2 49 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (8.61%) Maven
4 46 (8.42%) Visual Studio
5 43 (7.88%) Git (software)
6 36 (6.59%) Jenkins
7 31 (5.68%) Eclipse
8 27 (4.95%) NUnit
9 26 (4.76%) Mockito
10 22 (4.03%) Selenium
11 19 (3.48%) jMock
12 18 (3.30%) JIRA
13 16 (2.93%) Rational Rose
14 13 (2.38%) Mercurial
15 12 (2.20%) Ant
15 12 (2.20%) TeamCity
16 11 (2.01%) Cucumber
17 9 (1.65%) DbUnit
17 9 (1.65%) ClearCase
General
1 94 (17.22%) Finance
2 76 (13.92%) Banking
3 46 (8.42%) Investment Banking
4 36 (6.59%) Front Office
5 22 (4.03%) Back Office
6 18 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.01%) Retail
8 9 (1.65%) Electronics
9 6 (1.10%) Marketing
9 6 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.73%) Billing
10 4 (0.73%) Games
10 4 (0.73%) Advertising
10 4 (0.73%) Publishing
10 4 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.55%) Automotive
12 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 426 (78.02%) Developer
2 122 (22.34%) Java Developer
3 80 (14.65%) .NET Developer
4 79 (14.47%) C# Developer
5 45 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 35 (6.41%) C++ Developer
6 35 (6.41%) Senior Developer
7 30 (5.49%) Software Developer
8 27 (4.95%) Python Developer
9 26 (4.76%) Software Engineer
10 23 (4.21%) Architect
11 22 (4.03%) Web Developer
12 19 (3.48%) Analyst
13 18 (3.30%) PHP Developer
13 18 (3.30%) iOS Developer
14 17 (3.11%) Agile Java Developer
15 15 (2.75%) ASP.NET Developer
16 12 (2.20%) UI Developer
17 11 (2.01%) UI Programmer
17 11 (2.01%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (38.46%) .NET
2 185 (33.88%) HTML
3 143 (26.19%) CSS
4 118 (21.61%) XML
5 115 (21.06%) Web Services
6 91 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 91 (16.67%) Spring
7 82 (15.02%) jQuery
8 74 (13.55%) .NET Framework
9 73 (13.37%) WCF
10 68 (12.45%) Hibernate
11 61 (11.17%) HTML5
12 59 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 51 (9.34%) J2EE
14 45 (8.24%) WPF
15 44 (8.06%) CSS3
16 40 (7.33%) JSON
16 40 (7.33%) Ajax
17 33 (6.04%) JMS
18 32 (5.86%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (8.06%) Data Structures
3 40 (7.33%) Algorithms
4 39 (7.14%) Derivative
5 32 (5.86%) Open Source
6 28 (5.13%) Computer Science
7 23 (4.21%) N-Tier
7 23 (4.21%) Credit Derivative
8 22 (4.03%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (2.75%) User Experience
10 15 (2.75%) Fixed Income
10 15 (2.75%) Client/Server
10 15 (2.75%) iPhone
11 13 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (2.01%) Equities
13 10 (1.83%) Credit Risk
13 10 (1.83%) Market Risk
13 10 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
14 8 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 106 (19.41%) Linux
2 67 (12.27%) Windows
3 37 (6.78%) UNIX
4 29 (5.31%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.11%) Android
6 3 (0.55%) CentOS
6 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.37%) Debian
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (84.98%) OO
2 278 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (25.82%) TDD
4 134 (24.54%) Scrum
5 115 (21.06%) MVC
6 103 (18.86%) UML
7 88 (16.12%) Software Engineering
8 71 (13.00%) Multithreading
9 69 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (12.27%) Unit Testing
11 56 (10.26%) OOP
12 54 (9.89%) Web Development
13 52 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
14 47 (8.61%) SOA
15 43 (7.88%) BDD
16 39 (7.14%) Pair Programming
17 33 (6.04%) Configuration Management
18 29 (5.31%) RUP
19 25 (4.58%) Analytics
20 24 (4.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 242 (44.32%) Java
2 225 (41.21%) SQL
3 213 (39.01%) C#
4 170 (31.14%) JavaScript
5 93 (17.03%) C++
6 58 (10.62%) Python
7 43 (7.88%) C
8 36 (6.59%) T-SQL
9 33 (6.04%) PL/SQL
10 25 (4.58%) PHP
11 20 (3.66%) Objective-C
12 18 (3.30%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.93%) Ruby
14 14 (2.56%) Scala
15 11 (2.01%) VBA
15 11 (2.01%) Groovy
16 10 (1.83%) PHP5
17 9 (1.65%) sed
17 9 (1.65%) VB
17 9 (1.65%) AWK
Qualifications
1 43 (7.88%) Degree
2 37 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (0.92%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.73%) MCP
6 4 (0.73%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.55%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) PhD
9 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.86%) QA
2 7 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.37%) EMIR
3 2 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.55%) Varnish
2 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.37%) vCloud
4 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (2.01%) Oozie
2 3 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.37%) SCOM
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.37%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.18%) logstash
4 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.18%) Control-M
Vendors
1 103 (18.86%) Oracle
2 76 (13.92%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.48%) Sybase
4 11 (2.01%) IBM
5 10 (1.83%) JBoss
6 9 (1.65%) SAP
6 9 (1.65%) Perforce
7 8 (1.47%) Zend
8 6 (1.10%) ION Trading
8 6 (1.10%) Bloomberg
8 6 (1.10%) Sun
9 5 (0.92%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.92%) DevExpress
9 5 (0.92%) AccuRev
9 5 (0.92%) CA
9 5 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.73%) Google
10 4 (0.73%) Northgate
10 4 (0.73%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.73%) TIBCO
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