The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 413 345 380
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +35
Contract jobs citing OOD 220 304 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.73% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 222 163
Median daily rate £425 £406 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 3
Median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £59.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -32.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -32.77%
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
41371 41437 38972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.06% 80.09% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27588 27456 24607
Median daily rate £450 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 949 1091 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -28 110 £475 - 64
South East -28 51 £363 +11.53% 30
Yorkshire +8 20 £413 +26.92% 3
South West -5 18 £350 -16.41% 13
North West 0 12 £350 -33.33% 11
East Midlands -2 3 - - 5
West Midlands -25 3 £400 - 4
East of England 0 2 £475 +35.71% 6
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OOD.

1 397 (86.30%) OO
2 248 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (33.70%) Java
4 152 (33.04%) C#
5 142 (30.87%) JavaScript
5 142 (30.87%) .NET
6 137 (29.78%) SQL
6 137 (29.78%) Scrum
7 134 (29.13%) HTML
8 114 (24.78%) CSS
9 112 (24.35%) Web Services
9 112 (24.35%) TDD
10 111 (24.13%) Unit Testing
11 105 (22.83%) Linux
12 101 (21.96%) RESTful
13 99 (21.52%) Finance
14 88 (19.13%) MVC
15 79 (17.17%) SQL Server
16 74 (16.09%) BDD
17 73 (15.87%) Multithreading
18 72 (15.65%) Software Engineering
19 71 (15.43%) Git (software)
20 68 (14.78%) ASP.NET
21 67 (14.57%) Microsoft
22 66 (14.35%) Oracle
23 65 (14.13%) User Experience
24 64 (13.91%) C++
24 64 (13.91%) UML
25 62 (13.48%) Computer Science
26 60 (13.04%) Subversion

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (6.30%) Confluence
1 29 (6.30%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (6.09%) WebSphere
3 22 (4.78%) Apache
4 21 (4.57%) Tomcat
5 18 (3.91%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.83%) JBoss
7 11 (2.39%) CMS
8 9 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (1.30%) IIS
11 4 (0.87%) Documentum
11 4 (0.87%) WordPress
12 3 (0.65%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.65%) Drupal
12 3 (0.65%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.43%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.61%) MS Office
3 4 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) InVision
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.43%) Endur
2 2 (0.43%) Magento
2 2 (0.43%) RMDS
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.39%) GitHub
4 8 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.52%) Bluemix
5 7 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.43%) Office 365
7 1 (0.22%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.78%) HTTP
2 19 (4.13%) Internet
3 10 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.30%) AMQP
5 2 (0.43%) LDAP
5 2 (0.43%) SNMP
5 2 (0.43%) SSL
6 1 (0.22%) Broadband
6 1 (0.22%) DMZ
6 1 (0.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (17.17%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.65%) MySQL
3 45 (9.78%) Relational Database
4 30 (6.52%) Oracle Database
5 25 (5.43%) Neo4j
6 21 (4.57%) MongoDB
7 19 (4.13%) OrientDB
8 15 (3.26%) NoSQL
8 15 (3.26%) RDBMS
8 15 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (3.04%) ObjectStore
10 12 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.61%) DB2
10 12 (2.61%) Hadoop
11 11 (2.39%) Big Data
11 11 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (2.17%) KDB
12 10 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 71 (15.43%) Git (software)
2 60 (13.04%) Subversion
3 44 (9.57%) JIRA
4 39 (8.48%) Jenkins
4 39 (8.48%) Visual Studio
5 32 (6.96%) Ant
6 31 (6.74%) Xcode
7 30 (6.52%) NUnit
8 26 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (5.43%) ClearCase
9 25 (5.43%) GoogleTest
10 22 (4.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 22 (4.78%) Bitbucket
11 21 (4.57%) Maven
12 20 (4.35%) CppUnit
13 19 (4.13%) JUnit
14 15 (3.26%) Eclipse
14 15 (3.26%) Mercurial
15 14 (3.04%) Cucumber
16 11 (2.39%) Android Studio
General
1 99 (21.52%) Finance
2 55 (11.96%) Banking
3 32 (6.96%) Front Office
4 30 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 22 (4.78%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.48%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.48%) Marketing
6 16 (3.48%) Publishing
7 14 (3.04%) Electronics
8 6 (1.30%) Back Office
9 5 (1.09%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.09%) Automotive
10 4 (0.87%) Local Government
11 3 (0.65%) Retail
12 2 (0.43%) Advertising
12 2 (0.43%) Games
12 2 (0.43%) Law
12 2 (0.43%) Legal
12 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 367 (79.78%) Developer
2 81 (17.61%) C# Developer
3 75 (16.30%) .NET Developer
4 74 (16.09%) Java Developer
5 48 (10.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 45 (9.78%) Senior Developer
7 39 (8.48%) Software Developer
8 36 (7.83%) Software Engineer
9 34 (7.39%) Agile Developer
10 31 (6.74%) C++ Developer
10 31 (6.74%) iOS Developer
11 28 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 26 (5.65%) ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
13 23 (5.00%) Agile C# Developer
13 23 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 22 (4.78%) Architect
15 21 (4.57%) JavaScript Developer
16 20 (4.35%) C Developer
16 20 (4.35%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (30.87%) .NET
2 134 (29.13%) HTML
3 114 (24.78%) CSS
4 112 (24.35%) Web Services
5 101 (21.96%) RESTful
6 68 (14.78%) ASP.NET
7 60 (13.04%) Spring
8 54 (11.74%) jQuery
9 53 (11.52%) XML
10 48 (10.43%) REST
10 48 (10.43%) WCF
11 47 (10.22%) HTML5
12 44 (9.57%) WPF
13 43 (9.35%) AngularJS
13 43 (9.35%) JSON
14 42 (9.13%) .NET Framework
15 39 (8.48%) SOAP
16 37 (8.04%) J2EE
17 35 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 35 (7.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (14.13%) User Experience
2 62 (13.48%) Computer Science
3 52 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (9.13%) Derivative
5 35 (7.61%) iPad
6 34 (7.39%) Data Structures
7 29 (6.30%) Algorithms
7 29 (6.30%) iPhone
8 23 (5.00%) Mobile App
9 19 (4.13%) Wiki
10 18 (3.91%) Cyberthreat
11 17 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (3.48%) Fixed Income
12 16 (3.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (3.04%) Web 2.0
14 13 (2.83%) Inversion of Control
15 12 (2.61%) Equity Derivative
16 11 (2.39%) N-Tier
17 7 (1.52%) Fintech
18 5 (1.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 105 (22.83%) Linux
2 56 (12.17%) Unix
3 50 (10.87%) Windows
4 36 (7.83%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.70%) Android
6 7 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.43%) CentOS
7 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (86.30%) OO
2 248 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (29.78%) Scrum
4 112 (24.35%) TDD
5 111 (24.13%) Unit Testing
6 88 (19.13%) MVC
7 74 (16.09%) BDD
8 73 (15.87%) Multithreading
9 72 (15.65%) Software Engineering
10 64 (13.91%) UML
11 53 (11.52%) SDLC
12 47 (10.22%) DevOps
13 43 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (9.13%) Web Development
15 41 (8.91%) Requirements Analysis
16 38 (8.26%) SOA
17 35 (7.61%) E-Commerce
18 34 (7.39%) Open Source
19 33 (7.17%) iOS Development
19 33 (7.17%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 155 (33.70%) Java
2 152 (33.04%) C#
3 142 (30.87%) JavaScript
4 137 (29.78%) SQL
5 64 (13.91%) C++
6 53 (11.52%) Python
7 36 (7.83%) C
8 35 (7.61%) Objective-C
9 33 (7.17%) Ruby
10 29 (6.30%) PL/SQL
11 28 (6.09%) PHP
12 21 (4.57%) Scala
13 16 (3.48%) Shell Script
14 15 (3.26%) VBA
15 11 (2.39%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.74%) AspectJ
16 8 (1.74%) Perl
17 7 (1.52%) F#
17 7 (1.52%) VBScript
18 6 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (11.74%) Security Cleared
2 49 (10.65%) Degree
3 31 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 23 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.22%) MCP
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.22%) PhD
6 1 (0.22%) PMP
6 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.39%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.43%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.22%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (1.30%) Docker
2 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.43%) GridGain
2 2 (0.43%) Varnish
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (2.17%) Ansible
2 7 (1.52%) Kibana
3 3 (0.65%) Oozie
4 2 (0.43%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.43%) Puppet
5 1 (0.22%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.22%) Nagios
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.22%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 67 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 66 (14.35%) Oracle
3 24 (5.22%) Apple
4 20 (4.35%) Sybase
5 15 (3.26%) SAP
6 13 (2.83%) Atlassian
7 12 (2.61%) ATG
7 12 (2.61%) hybris
8 11 (2.39%) IBM
9 8 (1.74%) Google
10 7 (1.52%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.30%) Zend
12 5 (1.09%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.65%) Informatica
14 3 (0.65%) ION Trading
15 2 (0.43%) Intershop
15 2 (0.43%) Omniture
15 2 (0.43%) Serena
15 2 (0.43%) VMware
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