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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 322 342 279
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -63
Contract jobs citing OOD 303 250 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.51% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.66% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 171 187
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£408 £415 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.80% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +15.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.86 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +15.33%
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
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -27 138 £495 +4.21% 62
South East +46 91 £325 -7.14% 43
East of England +10 19 £350 +3.09% 10
South West +3 18 £419 +45.65% 22
Yorkshire -18 12 £325 +20.37% 14
North West -35 11 £450 +39.53% 9
East Midlands - 8 £375 - 2
West Midlands +5 4 - - 11
Midlands - 1 - -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (82.45%) OO
2 268 (45.66%) Agile Software Development
3 232 (39.52%) Java
4 199 (33.90%) .NET
5 185 (31.52%) JavaScript
6 180 (30.66%) TDD
7 169 (28.79%) C#
8 165 (28.11%) SQL
9 163 (27.77%) Linux
10 140 (23.85%) Scrum
11 130 (22.15%) C++
12 129 (21.98%) Web Services
13 128 (21.81%) Software Engineering
14 127 (21.64%) UML
15 120 (20.44%) Unit Testing
16 118 (20.10%) SQL Server
17 112 (19.08%) HTML
18 96 (16.35%) CSS
18 96 (16.35%) UNIX
19 95 (16.18%) Security Cleared
20 93 (15.84%) C
21 91 (15.50%) Finance
22 84 (14.31%) BDD
23 83 (14.14%) .NET Framework
23 83 (14.14%) Banking
24 82 (13.97%) XML
25 81 (13.80%) SDLC
26 79 (13.46%) MVC
27 78 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
28 76 (12.95%) Multithreading

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.09%) WebSphere
1 24 (4.09%) Node.js
2 18 (3.07%) CMS
3 17 (2.90%) WebLogic
4 15 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.39%) IIS
6 12 (2.04%) Apache
7 10 (1.70%) JBoss
8 7 (1.19%) Drupal
9 6 (1.02%) MTS
9 6 (1.02%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.02%) Confluence
10 5 (0.85%) Documentum
10 5 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.51%) WordPress
12 3 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.34%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.36%) MS Office
3 5 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.51%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.17%) Summit
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.17%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (1.36%) GitHub
2 5 (0.85%) Google Checkout
2 5 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.51%) SaaS
4 2 (0.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.41%) 4G
2 19 (3.24%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.24%) 3G
3 15 (2.56%) Internet
4 11 (1.87%) Wireless
5 10 (1.70%) Wireshark
5 10 (1.70%) LTE
5 10 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (1.70%) SDH
6 9 (1.53%) UMTS
6 9 (1.53%) WiMAX
6 9 (1.53%) 2G
6 9 (1.53%) 2.5G
7 8 (1.36%) IPv4
7 8 (1.36%) IPv6
8 6 (1.02%) GSM
9 3 (0.51%) SSL
9 3 (0.51%) LDAP
10 2 (0.34%) UPnP
11 1 (0.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (20.10%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.81%) Relational Database
3 35 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (4.60%) RDBMS
5 21 (3.58%) MySQL
6 19 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (2.04%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.02%) SQLite
12 5 (0.85%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.68%) OLTP
13 4 (0.68%) TKPROF
14 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 70 (11.93%) Subversion
2 66 (11.24%) Visual Studio
3 59 (10.05%) NUnit
4 54 (9.20%) JUnit
4 54 (9.20%) ClearCase
5 45 (7.67%) Ant
6 40 (6.81%) Git (software)
7 36 (6.13%) Maven
7 36 (6.13%) GoogleTest
8 32 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (4.94%) Jenkins
10 27 (4.60%) Xcode
11 26 (4.43%) jMock
12 25 (4.26%) CppUnit
13 23 (3.92%) Cucumber
14 18 (3.07%) Rational Rose
15 17 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 16 (2.73%) Mockito
17 12 (2.04%) Moq
17 12 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 91 (15.50%) Finance
2 83 (14.14%) Banking
3 49 (8.35%) Investment Banking
4 28 (4.77%) Front Office
5 26 (4.43%) Back Office
6 14 (2.39%) Retail
7 13 (2.21%) Publishing
8 11 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.02%) Games
11 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.51%) Marketing
13 2 (0.34%) Electronics
13 2 (0.34%) Automotive
13 2 (0.34%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.17%) Military
14 1 (0.17%) Legal
14 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 450 (76.66%) Developer
2 136 (23.17%) Java Developer
3 74 (12.61%) .NET Developer
4 66 (11.24%) C# Developer
5 51 (8.69%) Senior Developer
6 49 (8.35%) Software Engineer
7 44 (7.50%) C++ Developer
8 35 (5.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 35 (5.96%) iOS Developer
9 28 (4.77%) C Developer
10 26 (4.43%) Architect
11 24 (4.09%) Software Developer
12 21 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
13 19 (3.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (3.07%) Android Developer
14 18 (3.07%) Lead Developer
15 15 (2.56%) Java Software Engineer
15 15 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
16 14 (2.39%) Web Developer
17 12 (2.04%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (33.90%) .NET
2 129 (21.98%) Web Services
3 112 (19.08%) HTML
4 96 (16.35%) CSS
5 83 (14.14%) .NET Framework
6 82 (13.97%) XML
7 76 (12.95%) Spring
8 75 (12.78%) WCF
9 66 (11.24%) jQuery
10 61 (10.39%) ASP.NET
11 55 (9.37%) J2EE
12 51 (8.69%) Hibernate
12 51 (8.69%) RESTful
13 48 (8.18%) SOAP
14 47 (8.01%) REST
15 44 (7.50%) JSON
16 40 (6.81%) AngularJS
17 38 (6.47%) WPF
18 34 (5.79%) WinForms
19 33 (5.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (7.67%) N-Tier
3 43 (7.33%) Derivative
4 41 (6.98%) User Experience
5 25 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 25 (4.26%) Client/Server
6 23 (3.92%) iPhone
7 21 (3.58%) iPad
8 18 (3.07%) Computer Science
8 18 (3.07%) Fixed Income
9 17 (2.90%) Equities
10 14 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (2.04%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.87%) Animation
13 10 (1.70%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.70%) Equity Derivative
14 9 (1.53%) Market Risk
14 9 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
15 7 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 163 (27.77%) Linux
2 96 (16.35%) UNIX
3 61 (10.39%) Windows
4 44 (7.50%) Apple iOS
5 36 (6.13%) Android
6 10 (1.70%) Windows Phone
7 8 (1.36%) AIX
8 7 (1.19%) Windows Phone 7
9 5 (0.85%) Windows CE
10 4 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.17%) SUSE
12 1 (0.17%) Fedora
12 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (82.45%) OO
2 268 (45.66%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (30.66%) TDD
4 140 (23.85%) Scrum
5 128 (21.81%) Software Engineering
6 127 (21.64%) UML
7 120 (20.44%) Unit Testing
8 84 (14.31%) BDD
9 81 (13.80%) SDLC
10 79 (13.46%) MVC
11 78 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
12 76 (12.95%) Multithreading
13 66 (11.24%) OOP
14 50 (8.52%) Web Development
15 48 (8.18%) SOA
16 39 (6.64%) Configuration Management
16 39 (6.64%) Pair Programming
17 38 (6.47%) iOS Development
18 37 (6.30%) Integration Testing
19 35 (5.96%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 232 (39.52%) Java
2 185 (31.52%) JavaScript
3 169 (28.79%) C#
4 165 (28.11%) SQL
5 130 (22.15%) C++
6 93 (15.84%) C
7 65 (11.07%) Python
8 36 (6.13%) Objective-C
9 34 (5.79%) Ruby
10 22 (3.75%) T-SQL
11 19 (3.24%) PHP
12 17 (2.90%) Perl
13 15 (2.56%) VB
14 14 (2.39%) VB.NET
14 14 (2.39%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.87%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.53%) Embedded C
17 8 (1.36%) Embedded C++
18 7 (1.19%) Apple Swift
19 6 (1.02%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 95 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 55 (9.37%) SC Cleared
3 33 (5.62%) DV Cleared
4 32 (5.45%) Degree
5 8 (1.36%) ISEB
6 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.34%) MCP
8 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.28%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) TickIT
2 4 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.51%) HL7
4 2 (0.34%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (1.53%) GridGain
2 6 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.17%) Varnish
4 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (0.68%) Data Guard
1 4 (0.68%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.34%) yum
3 1 (0.17%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 70 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.88%) Oracle
3 21 (3.58%) Google
4 20 (3.41%) Sybase
4 20 (3.41%) Apple
5 13 (2.21%) TIBCO
6 12 (2.04%) IBM
7 8 (1.36%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.19%) Bloomberg
8 7 (1.19%) DevExpress
9 6 (1.02%) Tradeweb
9 6 (1.02%) ION Trading
10 5 (0.85%) Coremetrics
10 5 (0.85%) EMC
10 5 (0.85%) PayPal
11 4 (0.68%) eSpeed
11 4 (0.68%) Lotus
11 4 (0.68%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.68%) Telerik
12 3 (0.51%) Perforce
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ABRS
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £320 per day +
Posted: 17 days ago