The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 334 271 222
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -49
Contract jobs citing OOD 245 320 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.69% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.94% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 188 281
Average daily rate
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£416 £414 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £331 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -6.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 27 19
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £35.50 £33.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36743 34175 37676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.35% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23166 21189 22136
Average daily rate £408 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +3.12%
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 995 1360
Average hourly rate £23.63 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.44 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OOD
UK

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 28 July 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
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 July 2014.

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 28 July 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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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 +15 170 £475 -7.76% 64
South East -80 32 £350 +8.52% 32
North West -1 18 £323 -24.11% 12
East of England -34 8 £340 -15.12% 18
Yorkshire -9 6 £250 -20.00% 5
South West -26 6 £288 -4.16% 26
West Midlands -13 2 £375 +15.38% 5
East Midlands -14 1 - - 5
North East - 1 £355 - 4
Midlands - - - -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 433 (80.04%) OO
2 227 (41.96%) C#
3 225 (41.59%) .NET
4 220 (40.67%) SQL
5 219 (40.48%) Java
6 181 (33.46%) HTML
7 175 (32.35%) JavaScript
8 162 (29.94%) SQL Server
9 145 (26.80%) CSS
10 138 (25.51%) UML
11 137 (25.32%) XML
12 135 (24.95%) TDD
13 124 (22.92%) Oracle
14 117 (21.63%) Agile Software Development
15 113 (20.89%) Web Services
16 112 (20.70%) MVC
17 105 (19.41%) Software Engineering
18 103 (19.04%) Scrum
18 103 (19.04%) ASP.NET
19 95 (17.56%) Linux
19 95 (17.56%) Finance
20 94 (17.38%) WCF
21 93 (17.19%) jQuery
22 91 (16.82%) Spring
23 86 (15.90%) C++
24 74 (13.68%) Hibernate
24 74 (13.68%) .NET Framework
25 70 (12.94%) Multithreading
26 69 (12.75%) Microsoft
27 65 (12.01%) Windows

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 39 (7.21%) IIS
2 36 (6.65%) Apache
3 34 (6.28%) Tomcat
4 32 (5.91%) WebSphere
5 26 (4.81%) WebLogic
5 26 (4.81%) BizTalk Server
6 21 (3.88%) CMS
7 15 (2.77%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.03%) Node.js
9 9 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.48%) MQSeries
11 7 (1.29%) Confluence
11 7 (1.29%) Escenic
11 7 (1.29%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.11%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.74%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.55%) Orchard CMS
14 3 (0.55%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 19 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.40%) MS Office
3 9 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.29%) MS Project
5 4 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.74%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 11 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.85%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.55%) Magento
4 3 (0.55%) RMDS
4 3 (0.55%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.18%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.48%) SaaS
2 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.92%) PaaS
3 5 (0.92%) IaaS
4 4 (0.74%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.59%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.40%) HTTP
3 8 (1.48%) LDAP
4 4 (0.74%) SSL
4 4 (0.74%) DMZ
4 4 (0.74%) Internet
4 4 (0.74%) Firewall
5 2 (0.37%) DNS
5 2 (0.37%) WEP
5 2 (0.37%) Softphone
5 2 (0.37%) CTI
6 1 (0.18%) Intranet
6 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.18%) GSM
6 1 (0.18%) VoIP
6 1 (0.18%) WiMAX
6 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.18%) LTE
6 1 (0.18%) Modbus
6 1 (0.18%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (29.94%) SQL Server
2 57 (10.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (7.95%) Relational Database
4 38 (7.02%) MySQL
5 30 (5.55%) Oracle Database
6 25 (4.62%) Big Data
7 24 (4.44%) RDBMS
7 24 (4.44%) NoSQL
8 18 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (2.77%) Hadoop
10 15 (2.77%) MongoDB
11 14 (2.59%) ObjectStore
12 12 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (1.66%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (1.48%) MS Access
16 7 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 65 (12.01%) Subversion
2 48 (8.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (7.95%) Visual Studio
4 42 (7.76%) JUnit
4 42 (7.76%) NUnit
5 37 (6.84%) Git (software)
6 33 (6.10%) Eclipse
7 30 (5.55%) Ant
8 27 (4.99%) Maven
9 26 (4.81%) Jenkins
10 25 (4.62%) JIRA
11 24 (4.44%) Rational Rose
12 17 (3.14%) ClearCase
12 17 (3.14%) GoogleTest
13 16 (2.96%) CppUnit
14 14 (2.59%) Mercurial
15 12 (2.22%) TeamCity
16 10 (1.85%) Toad
17 9 (1.66%) jMock
18 8 (1.48%) NetBeans
General
1 95 (17.56%) Finance
2 55 (10.17%) Banking
3 37 (6.84%) Front Office
4 28 (5.18%) Back Office
5 27 (4.99%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.66%) Retail
7 9 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.92%) Publishing
9 4 (0.74%) Games
9 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.74%) Electronics
9 4 (0.74%) Marketing
10 3 (0.55%) Automotive
11 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.37%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 420 (77.63%) Developer
2 108 (19.96%) Java Developer
3 94 (17.38%) .NET Developer
4 84 (15.53%) C# Developer
5 54 (9.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 51 (9.43%) Senior Developer
7 31 (5.73%) C++ Developer
8 27 (4.99%) Software Developer
9 24 (4.44%) Software Engineer
10 22 (4.07%) Python Developer
11 21 (3.88%) Analyst
11 21 (3.88%) ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (3.70%) PHP Developer
13 19 (3.51%) Web Developer
14 17 (3.14%) Architect
15 15 (2.77%) Programmer
15 15 (2.77%) Senior .NET Developer
16 14 (2.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 14 (2.59%) UI Developer
16 14 (2.59%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (41.59%) .NET
2 181 (33.46%) HTML
3 145 (26.80%) CSS
4 137 (25.32%) XML
5 113 (20.89%) Web Services
6 103 (19.04%) ASP.NET
7 94 (17.38%) WCF
8 93 (17.19%) jQuery
9 91 (16.82%) Spring
10 74 (13.68%) .NET Framework
10 74 (13.68%) Hibernate
11 62 (11.46%) J2EE
12 58 (10.72%) HTML5
13 54 (9.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (9.06%) WPF
15 44 (8.13%) Ajax
16 41 (7.58%) CSS3
17 31 (5.73%) JSP
18 30 (5.55%) WinForms
19 28 (5.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.06%) Derivative
2 23 (4.25%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.07%) Fixed Income
3 22 (4.07%) Credit Derivative
3 22 (4.07%) Open Source
4 20 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (3.51%) Client/Server
6 18 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.96%) Equity Derivative
8 15 (2.77%) N-Tier
9 14 (2.59%) Mobile App
10 12 (2.22%) Credit Risk
10 12 (2.22%) iPhone
11 10 (1.85%) Digital Media
11 10 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
12 9 (1.66%) iPad
13 8 (1.48%) Market Risk
13 8 (1.48%) Equities
14 7 (1.29%) GIS
14 7 (1.29%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 95 (17.56%) Linux
2 65 (12.01%) Windows
3 44 (8.13%) UNIX
4 20 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.85%) Android
6 7 (1.29%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.55%) ThreadX
8 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (80.04%) OO
2 138 (25.51%) UML
3 135 (24.95%) TDD
4 117 (21.63%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (20.70%) MVC
6 105 (19.41%) Software Engineering
7 103 (19.04%) Scrum
8 70 (12.94%) Multithreading
9 63 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (11.46%) OOA/OOD
11 60 (11.09%) OOP
12 59 (10.91%) SOA
13 47 (8.69%) Unit Testing
14 38 (7.02%) RUP
15 36 (6.65%) Web Development
16 33 (6.10%) Use Case
16 33 (6.10%) Configuration Management
17 32 (5.91%) BDD
18 29 (5.36%) Project Management
19 28 (5.18%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 227 (41.96%) C#
2 220 (40.67%) SQL
3 219 (40.48%) Java
4 175 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 86 (15.90%) C++
6 54 (9.98%) C
6 54 (9.98%) Python
7 42 (7.76%) PL/SQL
8 35 (6.47%) T-SQL
9 27 (4.99%) PHP
10 24 (4.44%) Ruby
11 13 (2.40%) Objective-C
11 13 (2.40%) Scala
12 12 (2.22%) Bash Shell
13 11 (2.03%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.85%) VB
15 9 (1.66%) VBA
15 9 (1.66%) PHP5
16 8 (1.48%) VB6
16 8 (1.48%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 42 (7.76%) Degree
2 39 (7.21%) Security Cleared
3 30 (5.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (0.92%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.92%) MCP
6 4 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.55%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.55%) MCTS
7 3 (0.55%) MCPD
8 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.07%) QA
2 11 (2.03%) 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
5 1 (0.18%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.74%) Varnish
3 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.37%) vCloud
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (0.74%) Oozie
2 2 (0.37%) Puppet
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.37%) SCOM
2 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) Control-M
3 1 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 124 (22.92%) Oracle
2 69 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.96%) Sybase
4 15 (2.77%) JBoss
5 14 (2.59%) IBM
6 12 (2.22%) Zend
7 11 (2.03%) Bloomberg
8 10 (1.85%) ION Trading
9 7 (1.29%) CA
10 6 (1.11%) Sun
10 6 (1.11%) ESRI
10 6 (1.11%) Perforce
11 5 (0.92%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.92%) webMethods
11 5 (0.92%) Software AG
11 5 (0.92%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.92%) AccuRev
11 5 (0.92%) Talend
12 4 (0.74%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.74%) Business Objects
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