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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 388 347 320
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -27
Contract jobs citing OOD 240 280 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.55% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.70% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 189 175
Average daily rate £475 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £600 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Average hourly rate £46.20 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £35.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.03 £42.50 £53.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.10 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+19.72% -10.00%
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
41811 39981 38714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.99% 77.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27954 25305 24543
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 913 1164 1124
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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
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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 150 £525 +16.66% 73
South West +8 35 £400 +3.22% 14
South East -49 22 £350 +12.00% 29
Yorkshire +9 12 £388 +3.33% 11
North West -14 10 £425 +4.29% 12
East of England +3 8 £375 +38.88% 6
West Midlands -15 2 £383 -19.47% 9
East Midlands +1 1 - -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 418 (88.19%) OO
2 259 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (41.98%) Java
4 169 (35.65%) SQL
5 151 (31.86%) JavaScript
6 135 (28.48%) HTML
7 123 (25.95%) Linux
8 119 (25.11%) Scrum
9 116 (24.47%) TDD
10 113 (23.84%) C#
11 111 (23.42%) Unit Testing
12 108 (22.78%) Web Services
13 106 (22.36%) .NET
14 105 (22.15%) RESTful
15 101 (21.31%) Unix
16 100 (21.10%) CSS
16 100 (21.10%) Software Engineering
17 92 (19.41%) MVC
18 87 (18.35%) Git (software)
19 86 (18.14%) Subversion
19 86 (18.14%) Analytical Skills
20 85 (17.93%) C++
21 83 (17.51%) Python
22 82 (17.30%) Multithreading
23 79 (16.67%) Finance
24 75 (15.82%) UML
25 73 (15.40%) User Experience
26 70 (14.77%) SQL Server
27 69 (14.56%) XML
27 69 (14.56%) Requirements Analysis

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 53 (11.18%) Node.js
2 44 (9.28%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (5.49%) Confluence
4 22 (4.64%) Apache
5 21 (4.43%) WebSphere
6 17 (3.59%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.53%) WebLogic
8 10 (2.11%) CMS
8 10 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.90%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.69%) IIS
11 6 (1.27%) JBoss
12 5 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.84%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.84%) AquaLogic
13 4 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.63%) GemFire
14 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.01%) MS Office
3 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.84%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.63%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.42%) Magento
5 1 (0.21%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) Endur
5 1 (0.21%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.48%) GitHub
3 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.63%) IaaS
5 3 (0.63%) Office 365
5 3 (0.63%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.75%) HTTP
2 21 (4.43%) Internet
3 15 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.84%) AMQP
5 3 (0.63%) SSL
6 2 (0.42%) CTI
6 2 (0.42%) Network Security
7 1 (0.21%) Firewall
7 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 57 (12.03%) NoSQL
3 53 (11.18%) Relational Database
4 35 (7.38%) MongoDB
5 30 (6.33%) MySQL
5 30 (6.33%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.38%) Big Data
6 16 (3.38%) Neo4j
7 15 (3.16%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.95%) DB2
8 14 (2.95%) OrientDB
9 13 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (2.53%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.69%) Apache Hive
13 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 87 (18.35%) Git (software)
2 86 (18.14%) Subversion
3 54 (11.39%) JIRA
4 50 (10.55%) Ant
5 41 (8.65%) GoogleTest
5 41 (8.65%) NUnit
6 40 (8.44%) Jenkins
7 38 (8.02%) ClearCase
8 37 (7.81%) CppUnit
9 26 (5.49%) Visual Studio
10 25 (5.27%) Xcode
11 24 (5.06%) Maven
12 21 (4.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (3.59%) JUnit
14 16 (3.38%) Cucumber
15 15 (3.16%) Bitbucket
16 14 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (2.32%) Eclipse
18 10 (2.11%) Android Studio
18 10 (2.11%) gulp
General
1 79 (16.67%) Finance
2 50 (10.55%) Banking
3 28 (5.91%) Front Office
4 19 (4.01%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.11%) Marketing
8 9 (1.90%) Publishing
9 8 (1.69%) Electronics
10 6 (1.27%) Retail
11 4 (0.84%) Back Office
11 4 (0.84%) Legal
11 4 (0.84%) Local Government
12 3 (0.63%) Automotive
12 3 (0.63%) Games
12 3 (0.63%) Law
12 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.42%) Avionics
14 1 (0.21%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 371 (78.27%) Developer
2 80 (16.88%) Java Developer
3 58 (12.24%) .NET Developer
4 56 (11.81%) C# Developer
5 52 (10.97%) Software Engineer
6 44 (9.28%) Senior Developer
7 38 (8.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (8.02%) Software Developer
8 33 (6.96%) Node.js Developer
9 29 (6.12%) Architect
9 29 (6.12%) Python Developer
10 27 (5.70%) C Developer
10 27 (5.70%) iOS Developer
10 27 (5.70%) JavaScript Developer
11 26 (5.49%) Full Stack Developer
12 24 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (4.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (3.80%) C++ Developer
14 18 (3.80%) Lead Developer
15 17 (3.59%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (28.48%) HTML
2 108 (22.78%) Web Services
3 106 (22.36%) .NET
4 105 (22.15%) RESTful
5 100 (21.10%) CSS
6 69 (14.56%) XML
7 65 (13.71%) Spring
8 58 (12.24%) jQuery
9 50 (10.55%) REST
10 48 (10.13%) ASP.NET
11 45 (9.49%) Express
12 44 (9.28%) .NET Framework
12 44 (9.28%) JSON
13 36 (7.59%) HTML5
13 36 (7.59%) J2EE
14 33 (6.96%) EJB
15 32 (6.75%) Ajax
16 28 (5.91%) AngularJS
17 27 (5.70%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (5.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 86 (18.14%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (15.40%) User Experience
3 51 (10.76%) Computer Science
4 45 (9.49%) Derivative
5 36 (7.59%) Algorithms
6 33 (6.96%) iPad
7 30 (6.33%) Data Structures
8 23 (4.85%) Mobile App
9 22 (4.64%) iPhone
10 21 (4.43%) Fixed Income
11 19 (4.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 19 (4.01%) N-Tier
12 15 (3.16%) Cyberthreat
13 14 (2.95%) Web 2.0
13 14 (2.95%) Wiki
14 10 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
15 8 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
17 5 (1.05%) Equities
17 5 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 123 (25.95%) Linux
2 101 (21.31%) Unix
3 63 (13.29%) Windows
4 37 (7.81%) Apple iOS
5 24 (5.06%) Android
6 8 (1.69%) Solaris
7 5 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.84%) AIX
8 4 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.63%) CentOS
10 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.42%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (88.19%) OO
2 259 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (25.11%) Scrum
4 116 (24.47%) TDD
5 111 (23.42%) Unit Testing
6 100 (21.10%) Software Engineering
7 92 (19.41%) MVC
8 82 (17.30%) Multithreading
9 75 (15.82%) UML
10 69 (14.56%) Requirements Analysis
11 61 (12.87%) Open Source
11 61 (12.87%) SDLC
12 59 (12.45%) BDD
13 56 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (10.13%) E-Commerce
15 45 (9.49%) Project Management
16 42 (8.86%) Configuration Management
17 38 (8.02%) Integration Testing
18 37 (7.81%) Use Case
18 37 (7.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 199 (41.98%) Java
2 169 (35.65%) SQL
3 151 (31.86%) JavaScript
4 113 (23.84%) C#
5 85 (17.93%) C++
6 83 (17.51%) Python
7 55 (11.60%) C
8 50 (10.55%) Ruby
9 31 (6.54%) PL/SQL
10 28 (5.91%) Objective-C
11 21 (4.43%) PHP
12 17 (3.59%) Scala
13 16 (3.38%) VBA
14 15 (3.16%) Shell Script
15 13 (2.74%) Perl
16 11 (2.32%) VBScript
17 10 (2.11%) Bash Shell
18 8 (1.69%) T-SQL
18 8 (1.69%) VB
19 7 (1.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 37 (7.81%) Degree
3 31 (6.54%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.22%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.84%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.42%) PhD
7 2 (0.42%) PMP
7 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.21%) ISEB
8 1 (0.21%) MCP
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.70%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.63%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.84%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.42%) Varnish
3 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 8 (1.69%) Oozie
2 7 (1.48%) Kibana
3 5 (1.05%) SCCM
4 4 (0.84%) Ansible
5 3 (0.63%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.21%) Nagios
7 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (12.87%) Oracle
2 52 (10.97%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.70%) Sybase
4 15 (3.16%) Apple
5 14 (2.95%) hybris
6 12 (2.53%) ATG
7 10 (2.11%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.69%) SAP
8 8 (1.69%) TIBCO
9 7 (1.48%) Google
10 5 (1.05%) Calypso
10 5 (1.05%) iManage
10 5 (1.05%) ION Trading
10 5 (1.05%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.05%) Zend
11 4 (0.84%) BEA
11 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.63%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.63%) IBM
12 3 (0.63%) Perforce
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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