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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 316 332 276
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -56
Contract jobs citing OOD 300 254 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.52% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.68% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 161 178
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £277 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.20 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £79.60 £39.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.24% +12.66%
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
38689 37247 31943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.33% 75.52% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25022 23920 19615
Average daily rate £418 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1123 991
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 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 +29 138 £450 +5.88% 76
South East +1 74 £310 -3.12% 45
South West +23 27 £375 +7.14% 16
East of England +8 19 £376 +25.37% 14
North West -15 18 £408 +16.42% 15
East Midlands +1 10 £375 - 8
Yorkshire -18 9 £325 +18.18% 7
North East -7 2 £375 +5.63% 3
West Midlands -9 2 - - 8
Midlands - 1 - -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 510 (85.14%) OO
2 292 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
3 218 (36.39%) Java
4 208 (34.72%) .NET
5 196 (32.72%) JavaScript
6 192 (32.05%) SQL
7 191 (31.89%) C#
8 182 (30.38%) TDD
9 159 (26.54%) Linux
10 136 (22.70%) Scrum
11 135 (22.54%) Web Services
11 135 (22.54%) C++
12 134 (22.37%) SQL Server
13 132 (22.04%) UML
14 123 (20.53%) HTML
15 117 (19.53%) MVC
16 115 (19.20%) Software Engineering
17 113 (18.86%) Unit Testing
17 113 (18.86%) Security Cleared
18 112 (18.70%) .NET Framework
18 112 (18.70%) WCF
19 108 (18.03%) UNIX
20 101 (16.86%) C
21 99 (16.53%) Banking
22 97 (16.19%) CSS
23 93 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
24 91 (15.19%) Python
25 87 (14.52%) Visual Studio
25 87 (14.52%) Subversion
25 87 (14.52%) Multithreading

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 24 (4.01%) CMS
2 21 (3.51%) Node.js
3 16 (2.67%) IIS
4 15 (2.50%) Kentico
4 15 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.34%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.00%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.00%) Apache
8 6 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.83%) Confluence
9 5 (0.83%) Documentum
10 4 (0.67%) MTS
10 4 (0.67%) Drupal
10 4 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.50%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.50%) JBoss
12 2 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.50%) MS Office
3 5 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.50%) MS Project
5 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.67%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.50%) Summit
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.83%) GitHub
3 4 (0.67%) Google Checkout
3 4 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Yammer
5 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.84%) 4G
2 22 (3.67%) 3G
3 21 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 15 (2.50%) Wireshark
5 13 (2.17%) SDH
6 12 (2.00%) 2G
6 12 (2.00%) 2.5G
7 11 (1.84%) Internet
7 11 (1.84%) Wireless
8 10 (1.67%) LTE
9 9 (1.50%) WiMAX
9 9 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (1.50%) UMTS
10 8 (1.34%) IPv4
10 8 (1.34%) IPv6
11 6 (1.00%) GSM
12 5 (0.83%) LDAP
13 2 (0.33%) SSL
13 2 (0.33%) Intranet
13 2 (0.33%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.68%) Relational Database
3 37 (6.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (5.34%) RDBMS
5 15 (2.50%) MySQL
6 14 (2.34%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.34%) Ingres
9 7 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.67%) OLTP
12 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.67%) TKPROF
12 4 (0.67%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 87 (14.52%) Visual Studio
1 87 (14.52%) Subversion
2 79 (13.19%) NUnit
3 66 (11.02%) ClearCase
4 61 (10.18%) JUnit
5 59 (9.85%) Ant
6 45 (7.51%) GoogleTest
6 45 (7.51%) Git (software)
7 37 (6.18%) CppUnit
7 37 (6.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 36 (6.01%) Maven
9 28 (4.67%) jMock
10 27 (4.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 24 (4.01%) Rational Rose
11 24 (4.01%) Jenkins
12 21 (3.51%) Cucumber
13 20 (3.34%) Xcode
14 13 (2.17%) Moq
15 12 (2.00%) Eclipse
16 10 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 99 (16.53%) Banking
2 83 (13.86%) Finance
3 64 (10.68%) Investment Banking
4 40 (6.68%) Front Office
5 18 (3.01%) Retail
6 17 (2.84%) Back Office
7 13 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.00%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.34%) Publishing
10 6 (1.00%) Electronics
11 5 (0.83%) Marketing
12 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.67%) Billing
13 2 (0.33%) Automotive
13 2 (0.33%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.17%) Avionics
14 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 460 (76.79%) Developer
2 127 (21.20%) Java Developer
3 92 (15.36%) .NET Developer
4 71 (11.85%) C# Developer
5 50 (8.35%) C++ Developer
6 49 (8.18%) Senior Developer
7 47 (7.85%) Software Engineer
8 36 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
9 34 (5.68%) Software Developer
10 25 (4.17%) C Developer
11 24 (4.01%) Architect
12 21 (3.51%) iOS Developer
13 19 (3.17%) Lead Developer
13 19 (3.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (3.01%) Android Developer
15 14 (2.34%) ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (2.34%) Python Developer
16 13 (2.17%) Agile .NET Developer
16 13 (2.17%) Lead Java Developer
17 12 (2.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (34.72%) .NET
2 135 (22.54%) Web Services
3 123 (20.53%) HTML
4 112 (18.70%) .NET Framework
4 112 (18.70%) WCF
5 97 (16.19%) CSS
6 86 (14.36%) XML
7 83 (13.86%) ASP.NET
7 83 (13.86%) jQuery
8 60 (10.02%) Hibernate
9 57 (9.52%) Spring
10 55 (9.18%) J2EE
11 52 (8.68%) RESTful
12 50 (8.35%) WPF
13 42 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
14 40 (6.68%) JSON
15 37 (6.18%) LINQ
16 36 (6.01%) SOAP
17 35 (5.84%) WinForms
18 34 (5.68%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (8.01%) Derivative
3 35 (5.84%) N-Tier
4 32 (5.34%) User Experience
4 32 (5.34%) Mobile App
5 24 (4.01%) Computer Science
6 23 (3.84%) Client/Server
7 18 (3.01%) Fixed Income
8 15 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.34%) iPad
10 13 (2.17%) iPhone
10 13 (2.17%) Data Structures
10 13 (2.17%) Management Information System
11 12 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
12 11 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (1.84%) Equities
13 9 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
13 9 (1.50%) Mobile Payment
14 8 (1.34%) Animation
15 7 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 159 (26.54%) Linux
2 108 (18.03%) UNIX
3 59 (9.85%) Windows
4 35 (5.84%) Android
5 27 (4.51%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.83%) Windows CE
7 3 (0.50%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.50%) AIX
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.17%) Windows XP Embedded
8 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) SUSE
8 1 (0.17%) Fedora
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (85.14%) OO
2 292 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (30.38%) TDD
4 136 (22.70%) Scrum
5 132 (22.04%) UML
6 117 (19.53%) MVC
7 115 (19.20%) Software Engineering
8 113 (18.86%) Unit Testing
9 93 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
10 87 (14.52%) Multithreading
11 79 (13.19%) SDLC
12 71 (11.85%) SOA
13 63 (10.52%) BDD
14 57 (9.52%) OOP
15 52 (8.68%) Web Development
16 49 (8.18%) Configuration Management
17 40 (6.68%) Pair Programming
18 38 (6.34%) Project Management
18 38 (6.34%) OOA/OOD
19 36 (6.01%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 218 (36.39%) Java
2 196 (32.72%) JavaScript
3 192 (32.05%) SQL
4 191 (31.89%) C#
5 135 (22.54%) C++
6 101 (16.86%) C
7 91 (15.19%) Python
8 40 (6.68%) Ruby
9 30 (5.01%) T-SQL
10 27 (4.51%) Perl
11 21 (3.51%) Bash Shell
12 20 (3.34%) Objective-C
13 17 (2.84%) PL/SQL
14 16 (2.67%) PHP
15 10 (1.67%) VB
15 10 (1.67%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.50%) Embedded C
16 9 (1.50%) Embedded C++
17 7 (1.17%) Lua
17 7 (1.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 113 (18.86%) Security Cleared
2 61 (10.18%) SC Cleared
3 42 (7.01%) DV Cleared
4 38 (6.34%) Degree
5 4 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.50%) ISEB
6 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.33%) MCP
7 2 (0.33%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.17%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.84%) QA
2 7 (1.17%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.67%) TickIT
5 2 (0.33%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) WAI
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (0.83%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.33%) GridGain
4 1 (0.17%) HDFS
4 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (0.83%) Oracle Flashback
1 5 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (0.83%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (0.67%) yum
3 1 (0.17%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) Ansible
3 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 86 (14.36%) Oracle
2 80 (13.36%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.01%) Google
4 17 (2.84%) Apple
5 13 (2.17%) DevExpress
6 12 (2.00%) TIBCO
7 9 (1.50%) Bloomberg
7 9 (1.50%) IBM
8 8 (1.34%) Sybase
9 6 (1.00%) SAP
10 5 (0.83%) ION Trading
10 5 (0.83%) EMC
11 4 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.67%) Tradeweb
11 4 (0.67%) Coremetrics
11 4 (0.67%) PayPal
12 3 (0.50%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.50%) webMethods
12 3 (0.50%) Lotus
12 3 (0.50%) Business Objects
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