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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 310 260 210
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -50
Contract jobs citing OOD 301 354 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.74% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.99% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 204 267
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £358
% change year-on-year
- -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 39 25
Average hourly rate £33.73 £40.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.68% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.30 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +13.97%
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
38990 35877 38861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.32% 74.50% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24756 22624 22935
Average daily rate £415 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 994 1445
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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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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 +37 194 £450 -14.28% 85
South East -78 39 £350 - 37
North West +3 17 £320 -20.00% 20
East of England -36 17 £300 +3.44% 20
South West -13 16 £288 -11.53% 21
Yorkshire -3 10 £290 -5.30% 8
West Midlands -9 6 £350 - 9
East Midlands -6 2 - - 6
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 3
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 460 (84.25%) OO
2 283 (51.83%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (44.69%) Java
4 228 (41.76%) SQL
5 220 (40.29%) C#
6 214 (39.19%) .NET
7 194 (35.53%) HTML
8 177 (32.42%) JavaScript
9 150 (27.47%) CSS
10 143 (26.19%) SQL Server
10 143 (26.19%) TDD
11 142 (26.01%) Scrum
12 127 (23.26%) XML
13 115 (21.06%) Web Services
14 112 (20.51%) Oracle
14 112 (20.51%) MVC
15 106 (19.41%) UML
16 104 (19.05%) Linux
17 98 (17.95%) Spring
18 94 (17.22%) Finance
19 92 (16.85%) ASP.NET
20 91 (16.67%) C++
20 91 (16.67%) Software Engineering
21 86 (15.75%) jQuery
22 78 (14.29%) WCF
23 75 (13.74%) Microsoft
24 73 (13.37%) Hibernate
24 73 (13.37%) .NET Framework
24 73 (13.37%) Banking
25 72 (13.19%) Unit Testing

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 34 (6.23%) WebSphere
2 33 (6.04%) IIS
3 32 (5.86%) Apache
4 26 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 24 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
6 20 (3.66%) CMS
7 18 (3.30%) WebLogic
8 17 (3.11%) SharePoint
9 12 (2.20%) Node.js
10 9 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
12 7 (1.28%) Escenic
12 7 (1.28%) MQSeries
13 6 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.10%) Confluence
14 5 (0.92%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.73%) Umbraco
16 2 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
16 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.56%) MS Office
3 11 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.28%) MS Project
5 5 (0.92%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.55%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.55%) RMDS
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.92%) SaaS
3 4 (0.73%) GitHub
4 2 (0.37%) IaaS
4 2 (0.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.21%) HTTP
2 14 (2.56%) LDAP
3 9 (1.65%) Internet
4 8 (1.47%) SSL
5 7 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.10%) DSL
7 5 (0.92%) Firewall
8 4 (0.73%) DMZ
8 4 (0.73%) Intranet
9 3 (0.55%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.37%) VoIP
10 2 (0.37%) CTI
10 2 (0.37%) DNS
10 2 (0.37%) Softphone
11 1 (0.18%) WiMAX
11 1 (0.18%) SSH
11 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.18%) LTE
11 1 (0.18%) Modbus
11 1 (0.18%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 55 (10.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 33 (6.04%) MySQL
5 29 (5.31%) Big Data
6 26 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 22 (4.03%) Hadoop
7 22 (4.03%) RDBMS
8 21 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (3.11%) NoSQL
11 16 (2.93%) ObjectStore
12 14 (2.56%) MongoDB
13 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (2.01%) Apache Hive
13 11 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (2.01%) HBase
14 9 (1.65%) MS Access
14 9 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 60 (10.99%) Subversion
2 58 (10.62%) JUnit
3 50 (9.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (8.61%) Git (software)
5 46 (8.42%) Visual Studio
5 46 (8.42%) Maven
6 36 (6.59%) Jenkins
7 33 (6.04%) Eclipse
8 28 (5.13%) NUnit
9 23 (4.21%) JIRA
9 23 (4.21%) Mockito
10 21 (3.85%) Selenium
11 18 (3.30%) jMock
12 15 (2.75%) Rational Rose
13 14 (2.56%) Mercurial
14 13 (2.38%) Ant
14 13 (2.38%) TeamCity
15 11 (2.01%) Cucumber
16 10 (1.83%) NetBeans
17 9 (1.65%) ClearCase
General
1 94 (17.22%) Finance
2 73 (13.37%) Banking
3 44 (8.06%) Investment Banking
4 36 (6.59%) Front Office
5 24 (4.40%) Back Office
6 18 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.83%) Retail
8 9 (1.65%) Electronics
9 6 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.10%) Marketing
10 5 (0.92%) Publishing
11 4 (0.73%) Games
11 4 (0.73%) Advertising
12 3 (0.55%) Billing
12 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.55%) Automotive
13 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 434 (79.49%) Developer
2 126 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 83 (15.20%) .NET Developer
4 82 (15.02%) C# Developer
5 48 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 42 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 33 (6.04%) C++ Developer
8 29 (5.31%) Software Developer
9 26 (4.76%) Software Engineer
9 26 (4.76%) Python Developer
10 21 (3.85%) Architect
10 21 (3.85%) Analyst
10 21 (3.85%) Web Developer
11 18 (3.30%) PHP Developer
11 18 (3.30%) iOS Developer
12 16 (2.93%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (2.93%) Agile Java Developer
13 15 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (2.38%) UI Developer
15 12 (2.20%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (39.19%) .NET
2 194 (35.53%) HTML
3 150 (27.47%) CSS
4 127 (23.26%) XML
5 115 (21.06%) Web Services
6 98 (17.95%) Spring
7 92 (16.85%) ASP.NET
8 86 (15.75%) jQuery
9 78 (14.29%) WCF
10 73 (13.37%) Hibernate
10 73 (13.37%) .NET Framework
11 66 (12.09%) HTML5
12 58 (10.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 56 (10.26%) J2EE
14 46 (8.42%) CSS3
15 44 (8.06%) Ajax
16 43 (7.88%) WPF
17 42 (7.69%) JSON
18 32 (5.86%) JSP
19 31 (5.68%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.33%) Derivative
3 33 (6.04%) Open Source
4 27 (4.95%) Computer Science
5 23 (4.21%) Credit Derivative
6 22 (4.03%) N-Tier
7 21 (3.85%) Mobile App
8 17 (3.11%) User Experience
9 16 (2.93%) iPhone
9 16 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (2.75%) Fixed Income
11 14 (2.56%) Client/Server
12 12 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (2.01%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (1.83%) Credit Risk
14 10 (1.83%) Market Risk
14 10 (1.83%) Equities
15 9 (1.65%) iPad
16 8 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
17 7 (1.28%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 104 (19.05%) Linux
2 72 (13.19%) Windows
3 34 (6.23%) UNIX
4 28 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.11%) Android
6 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.55%) CentOS
6 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.37%) Debian
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (84.25%) OO
2 283 (51.83%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (26.19%) TDD
4 142 (26.01%) Scrum
5 112 (20.51%) MVC
6 106 (19.41%) UML
7 91 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 72 (13.19%) Unit Testing
8 72 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (12.82%) Multithreading
10 62 (11.36%) OOP
11 56 (10.26%) OOA/OOD
12 52 (9.52%) Web Development
13 48 (8.79%) SOA
13 48 (8.79%) BDD
14 39 (7.14%) Pair Programming
15 31 (5.68%) RUP
15 31 (5.68%) Configuration Management
16 26 (4.76%) Analytics
16 26 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 244 (44.69%) Java
2 228 (41.76%) SQL
3 220 (40.29%) C#
4 177 (32.42%) JavaScript
5 91 (16.67%) C++
6 56 (10.26%) Python
7 44 (8.06%) C
8 38 (6.96%) T-SQL
9 35 (6.41%) PL/SQL
10 25 (4.58%) PHP
11 20 (3.66%) Objective-C
12 18 (3.30%) Scala
12 18 (3.30%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.93%) Ruby
14 11 (2.01%) Groovy
14 11 (2.01%) VBA
15 10 (1.83%) PHP5
16 9 (1.65%) AWK
16 9 (1.65%) VB
16 9 (1.65%) sed
Qualifications
1 44 (8.06%) Degree
2 36 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (0.92%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.73%) MCP
7 3 (0.55%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.23%) QA
2 7 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.55%) EMIR
3 3 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.55%) Varnish
3 2 (0.37%) vCloud
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (2.01%) Oozie
2 2 (0.37%) SCOM
2 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.37%) Puppet
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.18%) Control-M
3 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.18%) logstash
Vendors
1 112 (20.51%) Oracle
2 75 (13.74%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.30%) Sybase
4 16 (2.93%) JBoss
5 11 (2.01%) IBM
6 9 (1.65%) SAP
6 9 (1.65%) Perforce
7 8 (1.47%) Zend
8 6 (1.10%) Bloomberg
8 6 (1.10%) Sun
9 5 (0.92%) CA
9 5 (0.92%) ION Trading
9 5 (0.92%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.92%) AccuRev
10 4 (0.73%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.73%) Google
10 4 (0.73%) Apple
10 4 (0.73%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.55%) HP
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £290 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Buckinghamshire
TRG
Rate: 300-330 Per Day send
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £32000.00 - £34614.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: 26 days ago