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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 327 261 203
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -58
Contract jobs citing OOD 286 357 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.73% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.99% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 211 289
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 24
Average hourly rate £34.86 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.03% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.86 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-7.03% -3.22%
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
38005 35893 37964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.58% 73.75% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23987 22503 22456
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
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 1076 980 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

OOD Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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 +22 189 £463 -14.35% 82
South East -69 38 £375 +9.09% 35
North West +1 17 £320 -24.70% 18
East of England -32 15 £318 -17.26% 13
South West -21 14 £288 -4.16% 25
Yorkshire -2 8 £290 -7.20% 10
West Midlands -24 3 £350 - 4
North East - 1 £355 - 4
East Midlands - - - - 6
Midlands - - - -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 445 (82.87%) OO
2 231 (43.02%) SQL
3 223 (41.53%) Java
4 218 (40.60%) C#
5 212 (39.48%) .NET
6 196 (36.50%) HTML
7 179 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 157 (29.24%) SQL Server
9 153 (28.49%) CSS
10 138 (25.70%) XML
11 128 (23.84%) TDD
12 126 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
13 124 (23.09%) Scrum
14 120 (22.35%) UML
15 116 (21.60%) Oracle
16 113 (21.04%) Web Services
17 112 (20.86%) MVC
18 103 (19.18%) Software Engineering
19 98 (18.25%) ASP.NET
20 94 (17.50%) Linux
21 91 (16.95%) C++
21 91 (16.95%) jQuery
22 90 (16.76%) Finance
23 89 (16.57%) Spring
24 85 (15.83%) WCF
25 75 (13.97%) Microsoft
26 74 (13.78%) .NET Framework
27 71 (13.22%) Windows
28 67 (12.48%) Hibernate
29 64 (11.92%) Continuous Integration

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 40 (7.45%) IIS
2 35 (6.52%) Apache
3 34 (6.33%) WebSphere
4 32 (5.96%) Tomcat
5 27 (5.03%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (4.10%) CMS
7 20 (3.72%) WebLogic
8 18 (3.35%) SharePoint
9 11 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (2.05%) Node.js
10 9 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.49%) MQSeries
12 7 (1.30%) Confluence
12 7 (1.30%) Escenic
12 7 (1.30%) Adobe CQ
13 6 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.93%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.74%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.56%) Drupal
17 2 (0.37%) GemFire
Applications
1 21 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.42%) MS Office
3 9 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.12%) MS Project
5 5 (0.93%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.74%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 11 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.93%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.56%) RMDS
3 3 (0.56%) Magento
3 3 (0.56%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.49%) SaaS
3 5 (0.93%) PaaS
3 5 (0.93%) GitHub
3 5 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.91%) HTTP
2 12 (2.23%) LDAP
3 11 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.49%) Internet
4 8 (1.49%) SSL
5 5 (0.93%) Firewall
6 4 (0.74%) DMZ
6 4 (0.74%) DSL
7 3 (0.56%) Intranet
8 2 (0.37%) Softphone
8 2 (0.37%) WEP
8 2 (0.37%) CTI
8 2 (0.37%) DNS
8 2 (0.37%) VoIP
9 1 (0.19%) WiMAX
9 1 (0.19%) SSH
9 1 (0.19%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.19%) LTE
9 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (29.24%) SQL Server
2 59 (10.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (7.64%) Relational Database
4 39 (7.26%) MySQL
5 33 (6.15%) Oracle Database
6 24 (4.47%) Big Data
7 22 (4.10%) NoSQL
8 21 (3.91%) RDBMS
9 18 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (3.17%) Hadoop
11 16 (2.98%) MongoDB
11 16 (2.98%) ObjectStore
12 14 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (1.49%) MS Access
16 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 63 (11.73%) Subversion
2 50 (9.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (8.38%) JUnit
4 42 (7.82%) Visual Studio
5 41 (7.64%) Git (software)
6 39 (7.26%) NUnit
7 33 (6.15%) Maven
8 29 (5.40%) Jenkins
9 28 (5.21%) Eclipse
10 26 (4.84%) JIRA
11 20 (3.72%) Rational Rose
11 20 (3.72%) Ant
12 13 (2.42%) jMock
12 13 (2.42%) Mercurial
13 12 (2.23%) ClearCase
14 11 (2.05%) Selenium
14 11 (2.05%) GoogleTest
14 11 (2.05%) CppUnit
14 11 (2.05%) Mockito
15 10 (1.86%) NetBeans
General
1 90 (16.76%) Finance
2 60 (11.17%) Banking
3 35 (6.52%) Investment Banking
4 32 (5.96%) Front Office
5 24 (4.47%) Back Office
6 17 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.05%) Retail
8 7 (1.30%) Electronics
9 6 (1.12%) Publishing
10 5 (0.93%) Marketing
11 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.74%) Games
11 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.56%) Automotive
13 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 424 (78.96%) Developer
2 109 (20.30%) Java Developer
3 93 (17.32%) .NET Developer
4 80 (14.90%) C# Developer
5 50 (9.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 45 (8.38%) Senior Developer
7 34 (6.33%) C++ Developer
8 27 (5.03%) Software Developer
8 27 (5.03%) Python Developer
9 25 (4.66%) Software Engineer
10 22 (4.10%) Architect
10 22 (4.10%) Analyst
11 19 (3.54%) PHP Developer
12 18 (3.35%) ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (3.35%) Web Developer
13 16 (2.98%) iOS Developer
14 14 (2.61%) Senior .NET Developer
15 12 (2.23%) Programmer
15 12 (2.23%) UI Developer
15 12 (2.23%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (39.48%) .NET
2 196 (36.50%) HTML
3 153 (28.49%) CSS
4 138 (25.70%) XML
5 113 (21.04%) Web Services
6 98 (18.25%) ASP.NET
7 91 (16.95%) jQuery
8 89 (16.57%) Spring
9 85 (15.83%) WCF
10 74 (13.78%) .NET Framework
11 67 (12.48%) Hibernate
12 61 (11.36%) HTML5
13 60 (11.17%) J2EE
14 58 (10.80%) ASP.NET MVC
15 45 (8.38%) CSS3
16 44 (8.19%) Ajax
17 41 (7.64%) WPF
18 35 (6.52%) JSON
19 30 (5.59%) JSP
19 30 (5.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.38%) Derivative
2 25 (4.66%) Credit Derivative
3 24 (4.47%) Open Source
4 20 (3.72%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.17%) Fixed Income
5 17 (3.17%) Client/Server
5 17 (3.17%) N-Tier
6 16 (2.98%) Equity Derivative
7 15 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.79%) Mobile App
8 14 (2.61%) iPhone
9 13 (2.42%) Credit Risk
10 12 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (2.05%) Market Risk
12 9 (1.68%) Equities
12 9 (1.68%) iPad
13 7 (1.30%) Data Integration
13 7 (1.30%) GIS
13 7 (1.30%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 94 (17.50%) Linux
2 71 (13.22%) Windows
3 40 (7.45%) UNIX
4 23 (4.28%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.23%) Android
6 7 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (82.87%) OO
2 128 (23.84%) TDD
3 126 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (23.09%) Scrum
5 120 (22.35%) UML
6 112 (20.86%) MVC
7 103 (19.18%) Software Engineering
8 64 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (11.73%) Multithreading
10 59 (10.99%) OOP
11 58 (10.80%) OOA/OOD
12 57 (10.61%) Unit Testing
13 51 (9.50%) SOA
14 46 (8.57%) Web Development
15 39 (7.26%) BDD
16 31 (5.77%) RUP
16 31 (5.77%) Configuration Management
17 28 (5.21%) Pair Programming
18 24 (4.47%) Project Management
18 24 (4.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 231 (43.02%) SQL
2 223 (41.53%) Java
3 218 (40.60%) C#
4 179 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 91 (16.95%) C++
6 53 (9.87%) Python
7 47 (8.75%) C
8 40 (7.45%) PL/SQL
9 36 (6.70%) T-SQL
10 25 (4.66%) PHP
11 20 (3.72%) Ruby
12 18 (3.35%) Objective-C
13 16 (2.98%) Scala
14 14 (2.61%) Bash Shell
15 13 (2.42%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.86%) VBA
17 9 (1.68%) Groovy
17 9 (1.68%) VB
17 9 (1.68%) Embedded C++
18 8 (1.49%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 42 (7.82%) Degree
2 41 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 30 (5.59%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.30%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.56%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.56%) MCP
8 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.21%) QA
2 7 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.56%) EMIR
3 3 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.93%) Varnish
3 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.37%) vCloud
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.12%) Oozie
2 2 (0.37%) Puppet
2 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.37%) SCOM
3 1 (0.19%) Control-M
3 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) logstash
3 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 116 (21.60%) Oracle
2 75 (13.97%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.98%) JBoss
4 15 (2.79%) Sybase
5 13 (2.42%) IBM
6 12 (2.23%) Zend
7 8 (1.49%) Sun
8 7 (1.30%) CA
8 7 (1.30%) Perforce
8 7 (1.30%) AccuRev
9 6 (1.12%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.12%) SAP
10 5 (0.93%) ION Trading
10 5 (0.93%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.93%) Apple
11 4 (0.74%) Talend
11 4 (0.74%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.74%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.74%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.56%) DataSynapse
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