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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 312 260 228
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -32
Contract jobs citing OOD 314 364 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.76% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.01% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 195 258
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.46% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 39 21
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.38%
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
39268 35881 37304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.89% 74.60% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25483 22750 22122
Average daily rate £423 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1030 1408
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +18 179 £436 -12.80% 72
South East -65 56 £310 -11.42% 59
East of England -37 28 £300 +11.11% 22
North West -7 16 £323 +4.03% 18
South West -24 16 £288 -9.80% 35
Yorkshire 0 11 £295 +10.79% 13
West Midlands -14 5 £350 +7.69% 3
East Midlands +1 3 - - 2
North East - - - - 2
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 458 (83.73%) OO
2 274 (50.09%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (44.61%) Java
4 229 (41.86%) SQL
5 196 (35.83%) C#
6 195 (35.65%) .NET
7 172 (31.44%) HTML
8 167 (30.53%) JavaScript
9 135 (24.68%) TDD
10 130 (23.77%) XML
11 129 (23.58%) Scrum
12 127 (23.22%) CSS
13 118 (21.57%) SQL Server
14 117 (21.39%) Linux
15 115 (21.02%) Web Services
16 108 (19.74%) UML
17 103 (18.83%) Oracle
18 102 (18.65%) MVC
19 99 (18.10%) Software Engineering
20 97 (17.73%) C++
21 93 (17.00%) Finance
22 84 (15.36%) Spring
23 83 (15.17%) Banking
24 82 (14.99%) ASP.NET
25 77 (14.08%) Microsoft
25 77 (14.08%) Multithreading
26 75 (13.71%) Windows
27 71 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
28 70 (12.80%) .NET Framework
29 68 (12.43%) WCF

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 32 (5.85%) Apache
2 30 (5.48%) IIS
3 27 (4.94%) WebSphere
4 17 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.19%) Node.js
7 11 (2.01%) CMS
8 9 (1.65%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.46%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.46%) JBoss
10 5 (0.91%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.91%) Confluence
11 4 (0.73%) Documentum
12 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.37%) Moodle
13 2 (0.37%) Drupal
13 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.37%) Adobe CQ
13 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.74%) MS Office
3 13 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.28%) MS Project
5 4 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.73%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.55%) RMDS
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.73%) GitHub
3 3 (0.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.66%) HTTP
2 11 (2.01%) LDAP
3 9 (1.65%) Internet
4 8 (1.46%) SSL
5 6 (1.10%) DSL
6 5 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.73%) Intranet
8 3 (0.55%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.37%) VoIP
9 2 (0.37%) DNS
9 2 (0.37%) Firewall
9 2 (0.37%) CTI
10 1 (0.18%) Extranet
10 1 (0.18%) 3G
10 1 (0.18%) Wireless
10 1 (0.18%) 2G
10 1 (0.18%) Softphone
10 1 (0.18%) WiMAX
10 1 (0.18%) SSH
10 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 45 (8.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (8.04%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.39%) Oracle Database
4 24 (4.39%) RDBMS
5 23 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (4.20%) MySQL
6 22 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (3.84%) Big Data
8 18 (3.29%) Hadoop
9 16 (2.93%) ObjectStore
10 14 (2.56%) NoSQL
11 12 (2.19%) HBase
11 12 (2.19%) Apache Hive
12 11 (2.01%) MongoDB
12 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2000
13 10 (1.83%) MS Access
14 9 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 65 (11.88%) Subversion
2 59 (10.79%) JUnit
3 47 (8.59%) Maven
4 42 (7.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (7.31%) Visual Studio
6 35 (6.40%) Git (software)
7 34 (6.22%) Jenkins
7 34 (6.22%) NUnit
8 29 (5.30%) Eclipse
9 27 (4.94%) Mockito
10 22 (4.02%) Rational Rose
10 22 (4.02%) Selenium
10 22 (4.02%) jMock
11 21 (3.84%) Ant
11 21 (3.84%) ClearCase
12 19 (3.47%) GoogleTest
13 18 (3.29%) JIRA
14 17 (3.11%) CppUnit
15 12 (2.19%) TeamCity
15 12 (2.19%) Mercurial
General
1 93 (17.00%) Finance
2 83 (15.17%) Banking
3 52 (9.51%) Investment Banking
4 37 (6.76%) Front Office
5 18 (3.29%) Back Office
5 18 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.65%) Retail
6 9 (1.65%) Electronics
7 7 (1.28%) Marketing
8 6 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.73%) Advertising
9 4 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.73%) Billing
9 4 (0.73%) Games
10 3 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.55%) Publishing
11 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 429 (78.43%) Developer
2 122 (22.30%) Java Developer
3 77 (14.08%) C# Developer
4 76 (13.89%) .NET Developer
5 41 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (6.95%) C++ Developer
7 35 (6.40%) Software Engineer
8 33 (6.03%) Senior Developer
9 30 (5.48%) Software Developer
10 25 (4.57%) Python Developer
11 20 (3.66%) Agile Java Developer
11 20 (3.66%) Web Developer
12 19 (3.47%) PHP Developer
12 19 (3.47%) iOS Developer
13 17 (3.11%) Architect
13 17 (3.11%) Analyst
14 12 (2.19%) ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (2.01%) Business Analyst
15 11 (2.01%) Android Developer
16 10 (1.83%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (35.65%) .NET
2 172 (31.44%) HTML
3 130 (23.77%) XML
4 127 (23.22%) CSS
5 115 (21.02%) Web Services
6 84 (15.36%) Spring
7 82 (14.99%) ASP.NET
8 70 (12.80%) .NET Framework
9 68 (12.43%) WCF
10 67 (12.25%) jQuery
11 63 (11.52%) Hibernate
12 57 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 54 (9.87%) HTML5
14 48 (8.78%) J2EE
15 45 (8.23%) CSS3
16 44 (8.04%) WPF
17 39 (7.13%) JSON
18 33 (6.03%) J2SE
18 33 (6.03%) JMS
19 32 (5.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (9.14%) Data Structures
3 47 (8.59%) Algorithms
4 42 (7.68%) Derivative
5 34 (6.22%) Open Source
6 28 (5.12%) Computer Science
7 25 (4.57%) N-Tier
8 24 (4.39%) Mobile App
9 23 (4.20%) Credit Derivative
10 17 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (2.74%) Client/Server
12 14 (2.56%) Fixed Income
12 14 (2.56%) iPhone
13 13 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (2.01%) Market Risk
15 10 (1.83%) Credit Risk
15 10 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
15 10 (1.83%) Equities
16 8 (1.46%) iPad
17 7 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 117 (21.39%) Linux
2 75 (13.71%) Windows
3 50 (9.14%) UNIX
4 33 (6.03%) Apple iOS
5 23 (4.20%) Android
6 7 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.91%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.55%) CentOS
8 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.37%) Debian
10 1 (0.18%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (83.73%) OO
2 274 (50.09%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (24.68%) TDD
4 129 (23.58%) Scrum
5 108 (19.74%) UML
6 102 (18.65%) MVC
7 99 (18.10%) Software Engineering
8 77 (14.08%) Multithreading
9 71 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (12.07%) Unit Testing
11 56 (10.24%) Web Development
11 56 (10.24%) OOP
12 43 (7.86%) Pair Programming
13 42 (7.68%) SOA
14 41 (7.50%) OOA/OOD
15 40 (7.31%) Configuration Management
15 40 (7.31%) BDD
16 34 (6.22%) Project Management
17 31 (5.67%) RUP
18 24 (4.39%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 244 (44.61%) Java
2 229 (41.86%) SQL
3 196 (35.83%) C#
4 167 (30.53%) JavaScript
5 97 (17.73%) C++
6 63 (11.52%) Python
7 50 (9.14%) C
8 34 (6.22%) T-SQL
9 30 (5.48%) PL/SQL
10 28 (5.12%) PHP
11 24 (4.39%) Objective-C
12 19 (3.47%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.56%) Ruby
14 12 (2.19%) Scala
15 11 (2.01%) Groovy
15 11 (2.01%) VBA
16 10 (1.83%) PHP5
16 10 (1.83%) AWK
16 10 (1.83%) sed
17 9 (1.65%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 48 (8.78%) Security Cleared
2 41 (7.50%) Degree
3 35 (6.40%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.65%) Sun Certification
5 6 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.73%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.55%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.55%) MCP
9 2 (0.37%) ISEB
9 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.48%) QA
2 7 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.55%) Varnish
2 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (2.19%) Oozie
2 3 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.37%) Puppet
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.37%) SCOM
3 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.18%) Control-M
4 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.18%) logstash
4 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 103 (18.83%) Oracle
2 77 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.11%) Sybase
4 11 (2.01%) IBM
5 10 (1.83%) Sun
6 9 (1.65%) SAP
6 9 (1.65%) Perforce
6 9 (1.65%) Zend
6 9 (1.65%) AccuRev
7 6 (1.10%) ION Trading
7 6 (1.10%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.10%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.91%) CA
8 5 (0.91%) DevExpress
8 5 (0.91%) Google
9 4 (0.73%) Appcelerator
9 4 (0.73%) Kony
9 4 (0.73%) HP
9 4 (0.73%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: £304.69 per day
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Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £607.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Square One Resources
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
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Rate: £0 - £450 per day
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Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Docklands
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Rate: £399 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per annum
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Computer Futures
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