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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 338 314 270
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -44
Contract jobs citing OOD 282 299 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.58% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.78% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 180 203
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 11
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.15 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £38.20
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.71%
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
38794 38552 31986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.59% 75.22% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24564 24328 19575
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1114 1125 1014
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.31 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +19 152 £450 +0.55% 72
South East -11 57 £320 - 35
South West +2 27 £388 +27.04% 12
East of England +18 17 £375 +36.36% 20
North West -42 13 £408 +16.42% 11
East Midlands +2 7 £340 -8.10% 3
Yorkshire -15 4 £375 +29.31% 3
West Midlands -7 3 £475 +53.22% 15
North East - 2 - - 1
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 484 (86.12%) OO
2 289 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (35.94%) .NET
4 199 (35.41%) Java
5 196 (34.88%) C#
6 191 (33.99%) JavaScript
7 190 (33.81%) SQL
8 172 (30.60%) TDD
9 161 (28.65%) Linux
10 132 (23.49%) C++
11 129 (22.95%) MVC
12 126 (22.42%) Scrum
13 122 (21.71%) SQL Server
14 121 (21.53%) HTML
14 121 (21.53%) Web Services
15 115 (20.46%) UML
16 113 (20.11%) .NET Framework
17 111 (19.75%) WCF
17 111 (19.75%) UNIX
18 107 (19.04%) Security Cleared
19 106 (18.86%) Software Engineering
19 106 (18.86%) Oracle
20 104 (18.51%) Subversion
21 103 (18.33%) Python
22 93 (16.55%) Unit Testing
23 92 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
24 91 (16.19%) Banking
25 89 (15.84%) Visual Studio
26 88 (15.66%) XML
26 88 (15.66%) CSS

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 25 (4.45%) CMS
2 18 (3.20%) Node.js
2 18 (3.20%) WebLogic
2 18 (3.20%) Apache
3 15 (2.67%) Kentico
4 13 (2.31%) IIS
5 12 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.78%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.60%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.25%) TIBCO EMS
9 6 (1.07%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.89%) Confluence
10 5 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
10 5 (0.89%) Documentum
11 4 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.53%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.53%) JBoss
12 3 (0.53%) MTS
12 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 14 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.71%) MS Project
3 3 (0.53%) MS Office
4 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.71%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.36%) Summit
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.07%) GitHub
3 5 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.71%) SaaS
5 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.36%) Google Checkout
6 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.20%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.85%) 3G
2 16 (2.85%) 4G
3 12 (2.14%) Wireshark
4 11 (1.96%) Internet
5 10 (1.78%) SDH
6 9 (1.60%) 2G
6 9 (1.60%) 2.5G
7 8 (1.42%) Wireless
8 7 (1.25%) LTE
9 6 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.07%) LDAP
9 6 (1.07%) UMTS
9 6 (1.07%) WiMAX
10 5 (0.89%) IPv4
10 5 (0.89%) IPv6
10 5 (0.89%) GSM
11 2 (0.36%) Intranet
11 2 (0.36%) HTTP
11 2 (0.36%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (21.71%) SQL Server
2 56 (9.96%) Relational Database
3 38 (6.76%) RDBMS
4 33 (5.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (3.56%) Oracle Database
6 19 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (3.20%) Ingres
8 13 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.31%) MySQL
9 12 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.42%) Big Data
11 7 (1.25%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.07%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.89%) HBase
13 5 (0.89%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.89%) TKPROF
13 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 104 (18.51%) Subversion
2 89 (15.84%) Visual Studio
3 80 (14.23%) NUnit
4 71 (12.63%) ClearCase
5 60 (10.68%) Ant
6 58 (10.32%) JUnit
7 44 (7.83%) GoogleTest
8 43 (7.65%) CppUnit
8 43 (7.65%) Git (software)
9 41 (7.30%) Maven
10 36 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 34 (6.05%) jMock
12 29 (5.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 24 (4.27%) Cucumber
14 21 (3.74%) Rational Rose
15 20 (3.56%) CruiseControl
16 19 (3.38%) Jenkins
17 17 (3.02%) ClearQuest
18 15 (2.67%) Xcode
19 14 (2.49%) TeamCity
General
1 91 (16.19%) Banking
2 85 (15.12%) Finance
3 59 (10.50%) Investment Banking
4 37 (6.58%) Front Office
5 16 (2.85%) Back Office
6 14 (2.49%) Retail
7 11 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.42%) Electronics
10 7 (1.25%) Publishing
11 5 (0.89%) Marketing
11 5 (0.89%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.89%) Games
12 4 (0.71%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.71%) Billing
13 2 (0.36%) Automotive
13 2 (0.36%) Legal
13 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 435 (77.40%) Developer
2 110 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 84 (14.95%) .NET Developer
4 76 (13.52%) C# Developer
5 53 (9.43%) C++ Developer
6 52 (9.25%) Senior Developer
7 43 (7.65%) Software Engineer
8 37 (6.58%) Software Developer
9 36 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (3.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (3.38%) Android Developer
12 18 (3.20%) Architect
13 17 (3.02%) Lead Developer
14 16 (2.85%) iOS Developer
15 15 (2.67%) Python Developer
15 15 (2.67%) C Developer
15 15 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (2.31%) Agile .NET Developer
17 12 (2.14%) Web Developer
17 12 (2.14%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (35.94%) .NET
2 121 (21.53%) HTML
2 121 (21.53%) Web Services
3 113 (20.11%) .NET Framework
4 111 (19.75%) WCF
5 88 (15.66%) XML
5 88 (15.66%) CSS
6 86 (15.30%) ASP.NET
6 86 (15.30%) jQuery
7 61 (10.85%) Hibernate
8 48 (8.54%) Spring
8 48 (8.54%) J2EE
8 48 (8.54%) RESTful
9 46 (8.19%) WPF
10 41 (7.30%) JSON
11 40 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 39 (6.94%) Motif
13 37 (6.58%) J2SE
13 37 (6.58%) LINQ
14 32 (5.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 77 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (8.54%) Derivative
3 35 (6.23%) User Experience
4 29 (5.16%) N-Tier
4 29 (5.16%) Mobile App
5 24 (4.27%) Client/Server
5 24 (4.27%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (3.38%) Fixed Income
8 12 (2.14%) Mobile Payment
9 11 (1.96%) iPad
9 11 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
10 10 (1.78%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.78%) iPhone
11 9 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (1.60%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.25%) Open Source
14 6 (1.07%) Equities
14 6 (1.07%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 161 (28.65%) Linux
2 111 (19.75%) UNIX
3 79 (14.06%) Windows
4 37 (6.58%) Android
5 25 (4.45%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.25%) Windows CE
7 5 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.53%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.53%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.36%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) Windows XP Embedded
10 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.18%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.18%) Fedora
10 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (86.12%) OO
2 289 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (30.60%) TDD
4 129 (22.95%) MVC
5 126 (22.42%) Scrum
6 115 (20.46%) UML
7 106 (18.86%) Software Engineering
8 93 (16.55%) Unit Testing
9 92 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
10 82 (14.59%) Multithreading
11 77 (13.70%) SOA
12 61 (10.85%) Web Development
13 59 (10.50%) OOP
14 55 (9.79%) Configuration Management
15 54 (9.61%) BDD
16 49 (8.72%) Pair Programming
17 44 (7.83%) User Stories
18 39 (6.94%) Project Management
19 36 (6.41%) OOA/OOD
19 36 (6.41%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 199 (35.41%) Java
2 196 (34.88%) C#
3 191 (33.99%) JavaScript
4 190 (33.81%) SQL
5 132 (23.49%) C++
6 103 (18.33%) Python
7 87 (15.48%) C
8 37 (6.58%) Ruby
9 30 (5.34%) Perl
10 28 (4.98%) Bash Shell
11 25 (4.45%) T-SQL
12 20 (3.56%) PHP
12 20 (3.56%) PL/SQL
13 16 (2.85%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.78%) Embedded C++
14 10 (1.78%) VB
15 9 (1.60%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.60%) Embedded C
15 9 (1.60%) XAML
16 8 (1.42%) Lua
Qualifications
1 107 (19.04%) Security Cleared
2 60 (10.68%) SC Cleared
3 48 (8.54%) DV Cleared
4 35 (6.23%) Degree
5 6 (1.07%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.53%) MCP
9 2 (0.36%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.85%) QA
2 8 (1.42%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.07%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.18%) HL7
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.07%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (0.36%) Docker
3 2 (0.36%) HDFS
4 1 (0.18%) GridGain
4 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.07%) Data Guard
1 6 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (1.07%) Oracle Flashback
2 5 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.53%) yum
4 3 (0.53%) Oozie
4 3 (0.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 106 (18.86%) Oracle
2 83 (14.77%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.85%) Google
4 13 (2.31%) DevExpress
5 12 (2.14%) Apple
6 8 (1.42%) Bloomberg
6 8 (1.42%) IBM
7 7 (1.25%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.07%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.07%) Sun
9 5 (0.89%) SAP
9 5 (0.89%) Sybase
9 5 (0.89%) EMC
10 4 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.71%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.71%) ION Trading
11 3 (0.53%) Appcelerator
11 3 (0.53%) Tradeweb
11 3 (0.53%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.53%) webMethods
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