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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 306 270 245
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -25
Contract jobs citing OOD 290 299 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.68% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.91% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 182 222
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 24
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £36.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.30 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
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
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +11 139 £510 -10.32% 71
South East -21 63 £333 +8.30% 34
South West -11 34 £450 +50.00% 18
East of England -7 27 £375 +7.14% 20
North West -16 13 £429 +42.91% 24
Yorkshire -3 8 £300 - 8
East Midlands - 5 £305 - 5
West Midlands -6 1 £276 -10.40% 9
North East - - - - 1
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 486 (82.51%) OO
2 304 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (40.07%) Java
4 212 (35.99%) .NET
5 211 (35.82%) SQL
6 200 (33.96%) C#
7 190 (32.26%) JavaScript
8 174 (29.54%) TDD
9 158 (26.83%) HTML
10 155 (26.32%) Linux
11 153 (25.98%) Scrum
12 136 (23.09%) MVC
13 130 (22.07%) C++
14 124 (21.05%) Web Services
15 122 (20.71%) XML
15 122 (20.71%) UML
16 112 (19.02%) SQL Server
17 111 (18.85%) UNIX
17 111 (18.85%) CSS
18 109 (18.51%) Subversion
19 105 (17.83%) Oracle
19 105 (17.83%) Finance
20 103 (17.49%) Software Engineering
21 101 (17.15%) WCF
21 101 (17.15%) Continuous Integration
22 99 (16.81%) Multithreading
23 94 (15.96%) ASP.NET
24 93 (15.79%) Security Cleared
25 92 (15.62%) .NET Framework
25 92 (15.62%) Windows

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 23 (3.90%) Apache
1 23 (3.90%) CMS
2 17 (2.89%) IIS
3 14 (2.38%) Kentico
4 13 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.87%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.53%) Node.js
8 8 (1.36%) TIBCO EMS
9 7 (1.19%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.02%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.85%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.68%) JBoss
12 4 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.51%) Documentum
13 3 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.34%) Drupal
14 2 (0.34%) Moodle
Applications
1 27 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.02%) MS Office
2 6 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.51%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.34%) Summit
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.36%) GitHub
3 3 (0.51%) SaaS
4 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.21%) HTTP
2 12 (2.04%) Internet
3 10 (1.70%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.70%) LDAP
4 6 (1.02%) DSL
4 6 (1.02%) Wireshark
5 5 (0.85%) 4G
5 5 (0.85%) Intranet
5 5 (0.85%) 3G
6 4 (0.68%) 2G
6 4 (0.68%) 2.5G
6 4 (0.68%) SSL
6 4 (0.68%) SDH
7 2 (0.34%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.17%) LTE
8 1 (0.17%) Network Security
8 1 (0.17%) SSH
8 1 (0.17%) WiMAX
8 1 (0.17%) FTP
8 1 (0.17%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.98%) Relational Database
3 32 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (4.41%) RDBMS
4 26 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (4.07%) Ingres
6 20 (3.40%) Oracle Database
7 19 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (3.06%) MySQL
8 18 (3.06%) Big Data
9 16 (2.72%) Hadoop
10 13 (2.21%) HBase
10 13 (2.21%) Apache Hive
10 13 (2.21%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.36%) SQLite
13 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.68%) MS Access
14 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 109 (18.51%) Subversion
2 75 (12.73%) Visual Studio
3 73 (12.39%) NUnit
4 72 (12.22%) JUnit
5 62 (10.53%) Maven
6 60 (10.19%) ClearCase
7 47 (7.98%) Ant
8 45 (7.64%) Git (software)
9 42 (7.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 42 (7.13%) GoogleTest
10 40 (6.79%) CppUnit
11 30 (5.09%) Jenkins
11 30 (5.09%) Mockito
12 29 (4.92%) CruiseControl
13 26 (4.41%) ClearQuest
14 25 (4.24%) jMock
15 22 (3.74%) Eclipse
16 20 (3.40%) Rational Rose
16 20 (3.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 19 (3.23%) Cucumber
General
1 105 (17.83%) Finance
2 91 (15.45%) Banking
3 58 (9.85%) Investment Banking
4 44 (7.47%) Front Office
5 19 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.87%) Retail
6 11 (1.87%) Electronics
6 11 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.19%) Marketing
7 7 (1.19%) Billing
8 6 (1.02%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.85%) Back Office
9 5 (0.85%) Publishing
9 5 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.68%) Games
11 3 (0.51%) Automotive
11 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.34%) Legal
12 2 (0.34%) Advertising
12 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 452 (76.74%) Developer
2 114 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 83 (14.09%) .NET Developer
4 69 (11.71%) C# Developer
5 47 (7.98%) Software Engineer
6 45 (7.64%) C++ Developer
7 44 (7.47%) Senior Developer
8 43 (7.30%) Software Developer
9 29 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 26 (4.41%) Android Developer
11 18 (3.06%) Architect
11 18 (3.06%) Python Developer
12 15 (2.55%) C Developer
12 15 (2.55%) ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (2.38%) Web Developer
13 14 (2.38%) Agile Java Developer
14 13 (2.21%) Analyst
15 12 (2.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 12 (2.04%) PHP Developer
15 12 (2.04%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (35.99%) .NET
2 158 (26.83%) HTML
3 124 (21.05%) Web Services
4 122 (20.71%) XML
5 111 (18.85%) CSS
6 101 (17.15%) WCF
7 94 (15.96%) ASP.NET
8 92 (15.62%) .NET Framework
9 91 (15.45%) jQuery
10 58 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 56 (9.51%) Hibernate
12 52 (8.83%) Spring
13 49 (8.32%) WPF
14 43 (7.30%) JSON
14 43 (7.30%) J2EE
15 42 (7.13%) Motif
16 36 (6.11%) HTML5
17 35 (5.94%) RESTful
18 33 (5.60%) REST
19 31 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 84 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.30%) Derivative
3 38 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 37 (6.28%) Data Structures
5 33 (5.60%) Mobile App
6 32 (5.43%) Computer Science
7 27 (4.58%) Open Source
8 24 (4.07%) User Experience
9 22 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (3.57%) N-Tier
11 18 (3.06%) Fixed Income
11 18 (3.06%) Client/Server
12 12 (2.04%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.87%) Mobile Payment
14 10 (1.70%) Market Risk
15 9 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (1.19%) Mathematics
16 7 (1.19%) iPhone
17 6 (1.02%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 155 (26.32%) Linux
2 111 (18.85%) UNIX
3 92 (15.62%) Windows
4 44 (7.47%) Android
5 30 (5.09%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.85%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.51%) CentOS
8 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.34%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.34%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.34%) Debian
9 2 (0.34%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Windows XP Embedded
10 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (82.51%) OO
2 304 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (29.54%) TDD
4 153 (25.98%) Scrum
5 136 (23.09%) MVC
6 122 (20.71%) UML
7 103 (17.49%) Software Engineering
8 101 (17.15%) Continuous Integration
9 99 (16.81%) Multithreading
10 89 (15.11%) Unit Testing
11 71 (12.05%) SOA
12 66 (11.21%) Web Development
13 65 (11.04%) OOP
14 64 (10.87%) Configuration Management
15 56 (9.51%) BDD
16 44 (7.47%) Project Management
16 44 (7.47%) Pair Programming
17 35 (5.94%) Use Case
17 35 (5.94%) OOA/OOD
17 35 (5.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 236 (40.07%) Java
2 211 (35.82%) SQL
3 200 (33.96%) C#
4 190 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 130 (22.07%) C++
6 89 (15.11%) Python
7 79 (13.41%) C
8 32 (5.43%) Bash Shell
8 32 (5.43%) T-SQL
8 32 (5.43%) PHP
9 27 (4.58%) PL/SQL
10 25 (4.24%) Ruby
11 19 (3.23%) Perl
12 17 (2.89%) Objective-C
13 13 (2.21%) XAML
14 12 (2.04%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.70%) AWK
15 10 (1.70%) Groovy
15 10 (1.70%) PHP5
15 10 (1.70%) sed
Qualifications
1 93 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 60 (10.19%) SC Cleared
3 40 (6.79%) Degree
4 30 (5.09%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.38%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.68%) MCP
7 4 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.34%) ISEB
8 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.34%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.74%) QA
2 6 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.34%) HDFS
2 2 (0.34%) Docker
3 1 (0.17%) GridGain
3 1 (0.17%) Varnish
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (1.87%) Oozie
2 5 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.68%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.51%) yum
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.34%) Ansible
6 1 (0.17%) logstash
6 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 105 (17.83%) Oracle
2 90 (15.28%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.55%) Google
4 14 (2.38%) Sun
5 12 (2.04%) AccuRev
6 11 (1.87%) DevExpress
6 11 (1.87%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.53%) SAP
8 8 (1.36%) Perforce
8 8 (1.36%) TIBCO
8 8 (1.36%) Sybase
9 7 (1.19%) Bloomberg
9 7 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.02%) Appcelerator
11 5 (0.85%) Zend
11 5 (0.85%) ION Trading
11 5 (0.85%) IBM
12 4 (0.68%) Apple
12 4 (0.68%) HP
12 4 (0.68%) Northgate
Dorset
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Austin Fraser
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £328.13 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £520 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
Altura
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £46 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Docklands
CPS Group
Rate: £399 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 24 days ago