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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 394 351 352
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +1
Contract jobs citing OOD 237 291 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.58% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.73% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 199 157
Median daily rate £463 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £370 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £35.00 £35.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.95 £42.50 £79.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.24%
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
41108 39802 37510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.14% 79.38% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27552 25663 24073
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1132 1135
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +1.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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 -7 141 £550 +22.22% 73
South East -40 29 £338 +12.31% 23
Yorkshire +26 23 £400 +23.07% 12
South West -12 22 £350 -6.66% 13
North West -9 11 £425 +4.29% 13
East of England -4 6 £375 -0.13% 10
West Midlands -4 3 £391 - 5
East Midlands +5 2 - - 3
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 434 (88.57%) OO
2 262 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (38.16%) Java
4 168 (34.29%) SQL
5 148 (30.20%) HTML
6 141 (28.78%) JavaScript
7 138 (28.16%) Scrum
8 127 (25.92%) C#
9 120 (24.49%) Linux
10 118 (24.08%) .NET
10 118 (24.08%) TDD
10 118 (24.08%) RESTful
11 117 (23.88%) Unit Testing
12 110 (22.45%) Web Services
13 107 (21.84%) CSS
14 97 (19.80%) Finance
15 91 (18.57%) MVC
16 90 (18.37%) Software Engineering
17 88 (17.96%) Git (software)
18 83 (16.94%) Subversion
18 83 (16.94%) Unix
19 80 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
20 79 (16.12%) Multithreading
21 78 (15.92%) SQL Server
22 75 (15.31%) C++
23 73 (14.90%) Python
24 70 (14.29%) User Experience
25 69 (14.08%) UML
26 68 (13.88%) Spring
27 65 (13.27%) XML

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 47 (9.59%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (9.39%) Node.js
3 29 (5.92%) Confluence
4 24 (4.90%) WebSphere
5 21 (4.29%) Apache
6 17 (3.47%) Tomcat
7 14 (2.86%) SharePoint
8 12 (2.45%) CMS
9 9 (1.84%) IIS
9 9 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (1.43%) JBoss
11 6 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.82%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.61%) Drupal
13 3 (0.61%) GemFire
13 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 39 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.08%) MS Office
3 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.82%) MS Project
5 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.61%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.41%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Endur
4 1 (0.20%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.63%) GitHub
4 7 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.02%) Bluemix
7 3 (0.61%) Office 365
8 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.20%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.55%) HTTP
2 23 (4.69%) Internet
3 12 (2.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.02%) AMQP
5 4 (0.82%) SSL
6 2 (0.41%) Firewall
6 2 (0.41%) LDAP
7 1 (0.20%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (15.92%) SQL Server
2 54 (11.02%) Relational Database
3 45 (9.18%) NoSQL
4 42 (8.57%) MySQL
5 29 (5.92%) Oracle Database
6 24 (4.90%) MongoDB
7 20 (4.08%) Neo4j
8 17 (3.47%) OrientDB
8 17 (3.47%) RDBMS
9 16 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (2.86%) Big Data
11 14 (2.86%) Hadoop
12 13 (2.65%) DB2
12 13 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (2.04%) KDB
14 10 (2.04%) ObjectStore
14 10 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 88 (17.96%) Git (software)
2 83 (16.94%) Subversion
3 50 (10.20%) JIRA
4 44 (8.98%) Ant
5 39 (7.96%) NUnit
6 37 (7.55%) Jenkins
7 36 (7.35%) GoogleTest
8 35 (7.14%) Visual Studio
9 34 (6.94%) ClearCase
10 32 (6.53%) CppUnit
11 27 (5.51%) Xcode
12 24 (4.90%) Maven
13 23 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (4.08%) JUnit
15 18 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (3.47%) Bitbucket
16 17 (3.47%) Eclipse
17 13 (2.65%) Cucumber
17 13 (2.65%) gulp
18 12 (2.45%) Android Studio
General
1 97 (19.80%) Finance
2 59 (12.04%) Banking
3 35 (7.14%) Front Office
4 29 (5.92%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.65%) Marketing
8 12 (2.45%) Electronics
9 10 (2.04%) Publishing
10 6 (1.22%) Legal
10 6 (1.22%) Retail
11 4 (0.82%) Back Office
11 4 (0.82%) Local Government
12 3 (0.61%) Automotive
12 3 (0.61%) Law
12 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.41%) Avionics
14 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 395 (80.61%) Developer
2 89 (18.16%) Java Developer
3 69 (14.08%) C# Developer
4 61 (12.45%) .NET Developer
5 52 (10.61%) Senior Developer
6 48 (9.80%) Software Engineer
7 44 (8.98%) Software Developer
8 40 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
9 32 (6.53%) Python Developer
10 29 (5.92%) iOS Developer
11 28 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
12 25 (5.10%) Architect
12 25 (5.10%) C++ Developer
13 23 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (4.69%) C Developer
13 23 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
13 23 (4.69%) Node.js Developer
14 21 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 19 (3.88%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (30.20%) HTML
2 118 (24.08%) .NET
2 118 (24.08%) RESTful
3 110 (22.45%) Web Services
4 107 (21.84%) CSS
5 68 (13.88%) Spring
6 65 (13.27%) XML
7 57 (11.63%) ASP.NET
8 53 (10.82%) jQuery
9 51 (10.41%) .NET Framework
10 41 (8.37%) HTML5
11 39 (7.96%) J2EE
11 39 (7.96%) REST
11 39 (7.96%) WCF
12 38 (7.76%) JSON
12 38 (7.76%) WPF
13 37 (7.55%) Express
14 34 (6.94%) Ajax
14 34 (6.94%) AngularJS
15 31 (6.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 80 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (14.29%) User Experience
3 63 (12.86%) Computer Science
4 46 (9.39%) Derivative
5 37 (7.55%) iPad
6 36 (7.35%) Algorithms
7 31 (6.33%) Data Structures
8 25 (5.10%) Fixed Income
8 25 (5.10%) iPhone
9 23 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (4.69%) Mobile App
10 19 (3.88%) N-Tier
11 17 (3.47%) Cyberthreat
11 17 (3.47%) Wiki
12 14 (2.86%) Web 2.0
13 12 (2.45%) Equity Derivative
13 12 (2.45%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
16 5 (1.02%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 120 (24.49%) Linux
2 83 (16.94%) Unix
3 58 (11.84%) Windows
4 35 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 20 (4.08%) Android
6 6 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.61%) CentOS
8 3 (0.61%) Solaris
8 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (88.57%) OO
2 262 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (28.16%) Scrum
4 118 (24.08%) TDD
5 117 (23.88%) Unit Testing
6 91 (18.57%) MVC
7 90 (18.37%) Software Engineering
8 79 (16.12%) Multithreading
9 69 (14.08%) UML
10 61 (12.45%) BDD
10 61 (12.45%) Requirements Analysis
11 58 (11.84%) SDLC
12 55 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
13 48 (9.80%) Open Source
14 44 (8.98%) E-Commerce
15 41 (8.37%) Project Management
16 39 (7.96%) Web Development
17 37 (7.55%) DevOps
18 36 (7.35%) Configuration Management
19 34 (6.94%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 187 (38.16%) Java
2 168 (34.29%) SQL
3 141 (28.78%) JavaScript
4 127 (25.92%) C#
5 75 (15.31%) C++
6 73 (14.90%) Python
7 48 (9.80%) C
8 39 (7.96%) Ruby
9 31 (6.33%) PL/SQL
10 30 (6.12%) Objective-C
11 26 (5.31%) PHP
12 20 (4.08%) VBA
13 18 (3.67%) Scala
14 14 (2.86%) Shell Script
15 11 (2.24%) T-SQL
15 11 (2.24%) VBScript
16 9 (1.84%) Perl
17 8 (1.63%) VB.NET
18 7 (1.43%) Bash Shell
18 7 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (12.65%) Security Cleared
2 47 (9.59%) Degree
3 33 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.41%) PhD
7 2 (0.41%) PMP
7 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.51%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.82%) Docker
2 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.41%) GridGain
2 2 (0.41%) Varnish
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (1.43%) Kibana
2 6 (1.22%) Oozie
3 5 (1.02%) SCCM
4 4 (0.82%) Ansible
5 3 (0.61%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 57 (11.63%) Oracle
3 31 (6.33%) Sybase
4 18 (3.67%) Apple
5 14 (2.86%) hybris
6 12 (2.45%) ATG
6 12 (2.45%) SAP
7 11 (2.24%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.63%) TIBCO
9 7 (1.43%) Google
9 7 (1.43%) IBM
10 6 (1.22%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.02%) Calypso
11 5 (1.02%) iManage
11 5 (1.02%) ION Trading
11 5 (1.02%) Zend
12 4 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.61%) Bloomberg
13 3 (0.61%) DevExpress
13 3 (0.61%) Perforce
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