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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 341 316 294
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -22
Contract jobs citing OOD 249 294 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.64% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.82% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 225 182
Average daily rate £406 £413 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
- +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 11
Average hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.73% -6.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £35.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.49 £42.60 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -4.48%
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
38364 35865 34140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.30% 77.81% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25447 23262 21094
Average daily rate £425 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 964 1067
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 5 February 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 -40 104 £475 -5.94% 75
South East +3 65 £344 +2.89% 24
South West +14 46 £375 -16.66% 19
North West -15 16 £358 -12.26% 24
West Midlands -8 7 - - 10
Yorkshire -11 6 £401 +33.75% 5
East of England -21 6 £550 +46.66% 4
East Midlands -9 2 £360 +10.69% 5
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 469 (85.27%) OO
2 288 (52.36%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (43.45%) Java
4 214 (38.91%) SQL
5 185 (33.64%) JavaScript
6 167 (30.36%) Linux
7 146 (26.55%) C#
8 143 (26.00%) HTML
9 141 (25.64%) .NET
10 135 (24.55%) MVC
10 135 (24.55%) TDD
11 134 (24.36%) Unix
12 115 (20.91%) C++
13 112 (20.36%) Software Engineering
13 112 (20.36%) Unit Testing
14 110 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 110 (20.00%) Scrum
15 106 (19.27%) Windows
16 103 (18.73%) Web Services
17 101 (18.36%) UML
18 100 (18.18%) Python
19 99 (18.00%) Git (software)
19 99 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
20 96 (17.45%) CSS
20 96 (17.45%) Finance
21 91 (16.55%) Multithreading
22 89 (16.18%) XML
23 88 (16.00%) Open Source
24 86 (15.64%) RESTful
25 80 (14.55%) C

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 69 (12.55%) Node.js
2 36 (6.55%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (5.64%) Apache
4 25 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 23 (4.18%) CMS
6 20 (3.64%) Tomcat
7 14 (2.55%) JBoss
8 13 (2.36%) WebSphere
9 12 (2.18%) IIS
10 9 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.45%) AquaLogic
11 8 (1.45%) Confluence
11 8 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (1.09%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.73%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.73%) DNN
14 4 (0.73%) EPiServer CMS
14 4 (0.73%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 32 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.36%) MS Office
3 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 12 (2.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.36%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.18%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.18%) BASE24
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.18%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.73%) GitHub
3 14 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.09%) PaaS
6 4 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.73%) IaaS
7 3 (0.55%) Office 365
7 3 (0.55%) SaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.36%) HTTP
2 22 (4.00%) Internet
3 20 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.09%) CTI
4 6 (1.09%) Network Security
4 6 (1.09%) SSL
5 2 (0.36%) LDAP
5 2 (0.36%) SNMP
6 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.18%) Firewall
6 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 79 (14.36%) NoSQL
3 52 (9.45%) MongoDB
4 51 (9.27%) Relational Database
5 26 (4.73%) Oracle Database
6 22 (4.00%) Hadoop
7 20 (3.64%) Big Data
7 20 (3.64%) DB2
7 20 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (3.09%) Apache Hive
9 15 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (2.73%) MySQL
10 12 (2.18%) HBase
11 11 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (1.27%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 99 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 76 (13.82%) Subversion
3 57 (10.36%) NUnit
4 56 (10.18%) Ant
5 55 (10.00%) JIRA
5 55 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 46 (8.36%) GoogleTest
7 42 (7.64%) ClearCase
7 42 (7.64%) CppUnit
7 42 (7.64%) Jenkins
8 41 (7.45%) Maven
9 32 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (4.73%) JUnit
11 25 (4.55%) Eclipse
12 23 (4.18%) Xcode
13 14 (2.55%) TeamCity
14 13 (2.36%) Mockito
15 12 (2.18%) Cucumber
16 11 (2.00%) gulp
16 11 (2.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 96 (17.45%) Finance
2 59 (10.73%) Banking
3 26 (4.73%) Front Office
4 21 (3.82%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.64%) Marketing
6 18 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 17 (3.09%) Retail
8 16 (2.91%) Electronics
8 16 (2.91%) Publishing
9 15 (2.73%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.82%) Back Office
11 5 (0.91%) Legal
12 4 (0.73%) International Banking
13 3 (0.55%) Automotive
13 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.55%) Games
13 3 (0.55%) Law
13 3 (0.55%) Military
14 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 446 (81.09%) Developer
2 109 (19.82%) Java Developer
3 73 (13.27%) .NET Developer
4 64 (11.64%) C# Developer
5 51 (9.27%) Node.js Developer
6 47 (8.55%) Senior Developer
7 44 (8.00%) Software Engineer
8 41 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 41 (7.45%) Software Developer
9 39 (7.09%) JavaScript Developer
10 36 (6.55%) C Developer
11 30 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 28 (5.09%) ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (5.09%) iOS Developer
13 27 (4.91%) Architect
14 25 (4.55%) C++ Developer
14 25 (4.55%) Python Developer
15 22 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 22 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
16 20 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (26.00%) HTML
2 141 (25.64%) .NET
3 103 (18.73%) Web Services
4 96 (17.45%) CSS
5 89 (16.18%) XML
6 86 (15.64%) RESTful
7 80 (14.55%) Spring
8 72 (13.09%) JSON
8 72 (13.09%) REST
9 69 (12.55%) jQuery
10 67 (12.18%) ASP.NET
11 62 (11.27%) Express
12 48 (8.73%) .NET Framework
13 42 (7.64%) AngularJS
14 40 (7.27%) J2EE
14 40 (7.27%) WCF
15 38 (6.91%) ASP.NET MVC
16 37 (6.73%) Hibernate
17 33 (6.00%) HTML5
18 25 (4.55%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 99 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (13.27%) User Experience
3 52 (9.45%) Derivative
4 50 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 41 (7.45%) Algorithms
6 33 (6.00%) N-Tier
7 30 (5.45%) Data Structures
8 28 (5.09%) iPad
9 21 (3.82%) Mobile App
10 16 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (2.91%) iPhone
11 15 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (2.55%) Fixed Income
13 13 (2.36%) Mathematics
14 12 (2.18%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (1.64%) Equities
16 8 (1.45%) Client/Server
17 6 (1.09%) Web 2.0
18 5 (0.91%) Blackberry
18 5 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 167 (30.36%) Linux
2 134 (24.36%) Unix
3 106 (19.27%) Windows
4 43 (7.82%) Apple iOS
5 31 (5.64%) Android
6 13 (2.36%) Solaris
7 9 (1.64%) AIX
8 5 (0.91%) Windows CE
9 4 (0.73%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.73%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.73%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.55%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.55%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.36%) CentOS
11 2 (0.36%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (85.27%) OO
2 288 (52.36%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (24.55%) MVC
3 135 (24.55%) TDD
4 112 (20.36%) Software Engineering
4 112 (20.36%) Unit Testing
5 110 (20.00%) Scrum
6 101 (18.36%) UML
7 91 (16.55%) Multithreading
8 88 (16.00%) Open Source
9 69 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (11.45%) Pair Programming
11 61 (11.09%) Requirements Analysis
12 59 (10.73%) BDD
12 59 (10.73%) SDLC
13 55 (10.00%) E-Commerce
14 49 (8.91%) Project Management
15 47 (8.55%) Integration Testing
16 46 (8.36%) Continuous Delivery
17 44 (8.00%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 239 (43.45%) Java
2 214 (38.91%) SQL
3 185 (33.64%) JavaScript
4 146 (26.55%) C#
5 115 (20.91%) C++
6 100 (18.18%) Python
7 80 (14.55%) C
8 59 (10.73%) Ruby
9 28 (5.09%) PL/SQL
10 26 (4.73%) Objective-C
11 19 (3.45%) Perl
12 16 (2.91%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.55%) Shell Script
14 13 (2.36%) AWK
14 13 (2.36%) PHP
14 13 (2.36%) sed
15 11 (2.00%) Fortran
16 9 (1.64%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.45%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (8.73%) Security Cleared
2 46 (8.36%) Degree
3 30 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.27%) ISEB
5 6 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.73%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.18%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.18%) MCP
8 1 (0.18%) PhD
8 1 (0.18%) PMP
8 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.82%) QA
2 3 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.55%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) MiFID
4 1 (0.18%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.36%) Firmware
1 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (3.09%) Oozie
2 6 (1.09%) Kibana
3 4 (0.73%) SCCM
4 2 (0.36%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 63 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 60 (10.91%) Oracle
3 21 (3.82%) Sybase
4 15 (2.73%) Apple
5 12 (2.18%) SAP
6 10 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.64%) Perforce
8 8 (1.45%) DevExpress
9 6 (1.09%) Calypso
9 6 (1.09%) Google
9 6 (1.09%) hybris
10 5 (0.91%) Adobe
10 5 (0.91%) BEA
10 5 (0.91%) IBM
10 5 (0.91%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.73%) ATG
11 4 (0.73%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.73%) Lotus
11 4 (0.73%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.73%) Sun
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