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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 331 327 257
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -70
Contract jobs citing OOD 297 284 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.56% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.74% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 195 217
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£425 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £344 £344
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 33
Average hourly rate £34.75 £34.86 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% -7.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £30.00 £35.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £38.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.86 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -7.03%
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
41529 38605 35912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.30% 76.37% 75.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27590 24397 22520
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1085 1024
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -18.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
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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 -3 181 £475 +4.97% 61
South East -17 48 £363 - 24
South West +4 23 £425 +47.82% 13
East of England +9 18 £350 +10.23% 10
Yorkshire -25 11 £350 +20.68% 4
North West -43 7 £364 +13.67% 8
East Midlands - 5 £313 - 6
West Midlands +8 2 - - 3
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 501 (82.27%) OO
2 291 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (39.57%) Java
4 213 (34.98%) .NET
5 199 (32.68%) TDD
6 192 (31.53%) JavaScript
7 191 (31.36%) C#
8 178 (29.23%) SQL
9 169 (27.75%) Scrum
10 142 (23.32%) SQL Server
11 139 (22.82%) Linux
12 133 (21.84%) Web Services
12 133 (21.84%) HTML
12 133 (21.84%) Unit Testing
13 126 (20.69%) UML
14 122 (20.03%) Finance
15 117 (19.21%) Software Engineering
16 114 (18.72%) C++
16 114 (18.72%) BDD
17 112 (18.39%) CSS
18 90 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
19 87 (14.29%) Spring
20 84 (13.79%) Banking
20 84 (13.79%) UNIX
21 83 (13.63%) SDLC
22 79 (12.97%) .NET Framework
22 79 (12.97%) Security Cleared
23 77 (12.64%) XML
24 75 (12.32%) Windows
24 75 (12.32%) Microsoft

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 27 (4.43%) CMS
2 26 (4.27%) WebSphere
3 23 (3.78%) WebLogic
3 23 (3.78%) Node.js
4 20 (3.28%) IIS
5 18 (2.96%) JBoss
6 13 (2.13%) Apache
7 11 (1.81%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.31%) Drupal
9 5 (0.82%) Documentum
9 5 (0.82%) MTS
10 4 (0.66%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.66%) WordPress
11 3 (0.49%) Confluence
11 3 (0.49%) EPiServer CMS
11 3 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.49%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (1.81%) MS Office
2 9 (1.48%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.16%) Endur
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.48%) GitHub
2 5 (0.82%) Google Checkout
2 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.82%) SaaS
3 4 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.16%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.79%) Internet
2 15 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.81%) 4G
4 10 (1.64%) 3G
5 7 (1.15%) SDH
5 7 (1.15%) HTTP
5 7 (1.15%) Wireshark
6 6 (0.99%) 2G
6 6 (0.99%) 2.5G
7 5 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.82%) SSL
8 4 (0.66%) IPv4
8 4 (0.66%) IPv6
8 4 (0.66%) UMTS
8 4 (0.66%) Wireless
8 4 (0.66%) WiMAX
8 4 (0.66%) LTE
9 3 (0.49%) SNMP
9 3 (0.49%) UPnP
10 2 (0.33%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (23.32%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (4.43%) Relational Database
4 22 (3.61%) MySQL
5 18 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.46%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (1.64%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.31%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.31%) SQLite
12 7 (1.15%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.99%) Big Data
14 5 (0.82%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.82%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.66%) HBase
15 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 70 (11.49%) Visual Studio
2 54 (8.87%) NUnit
3 50 (8.21%) Subversion
4 49 (8.05%) JUnit
5 44 (7.22%) Git (software)
6 43 (7.06%) Maven
7 41 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (6.57%) Xcode
8 40 (6.57%) ClearCase
9 33 (5.42%) Jenkins
10 31 (5.09%) Ant
11 26 (4.27%) GoogleTest
12 21 (3.45%) Mockito
13 19 (3.12%) Cucumber
13 19 (3.12%) Eclipse
14 16 (2.63%) JIRA
14 16 (2.63%) jMock
15 15 (2.46%) CppUnit
15 15 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 13 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 122 (20.03%) Finance
2 84 (13.79%) Banking
3 44 (7.22%) Investment Banking
4 27 (4.43%) Back Office
5 25 (4.11%) Front Office
6 19 (3.12%) Retail
6 19 (3.12%) Publishing
7 16 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.48%) Marketing
10 7 (1.15%) Games
11 6 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.99%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.82%) Electronics
13 3 (0.49%) Automotive
13 3 (0.49%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.33%) Military
14 2 (0.33%) Legal
15 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 484 (79.47%) Developer
2 137 (22.50%) Java Developer
3 75 (12.32%) .NET Developer
4 71 (11.66%) C# Developer
5 62 (10.18%) Senior Developer
6 49 (8.05%) iOS Developer
7 42 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 36 (5.91%) C++ Developer
9 28 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
10 27 (4.43%) Software Developer
11 26 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
12 25 (4.11%) Architect
12 25 (4.11%) C Developer
13 21 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (3.12%) Android Developer
15 18 (2.96%) Web Developer
16 17 (2.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 16 (2.63%) Lead Developer
18 15 (2.46%) Java Software Engineer
19 12 (1.97%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (34.98%) .NET
2 133 (21.84%) HTML
2 133 (21.84%) Web Services
3 112 (18.39%) CSS
4 87 (14.29%) Spring
5 79 (12.97%) .NET Framework
6 77 (12.64%) XML
7 74 (12.15%) ASP.NET
8 71 (11.66%) WCF
9 69 (11.33%) jQuery
10 60 (9.85%) RESTful
11 58 (9.52%) J2EE
12 52 (8.54%) AngularJS
13 51 (8.37%) REST
13 51 (8.37%) JSON
14 41 (6.73%) SOAP
14 41 (6.73%) HTML5
15 39 (6.40%) WPF
16 38 (6.24%) WinForms
17 36 (5.91%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (10.02%) User Experience
3 57 (9.36%) N-Tier
4 38 (6.24%) Derivative
5 35 (5.75%) iPhone
6 33 (5.42%) iPad
7 29 (4.76%) Computer Science
8 27 (4.43%) Mobile App
9 25 (4.11%) Client/Server
10 21 (3.45%) Equities
11 18 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (2.63%) Fixed Income
13 15 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (2.30%) Data Structures
15 13 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
16 12 (1.97%) Management Information System
16 12 (1.97%) Animation
16 12 (1.97%) Market Risk
17 11 (1.81%) Mobile Payment
18 9 (1.48%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 139 (22.82%) Linux
2 84 (13.79%) UNIX
3 75 (12.32%) Windows
4 65 (10.67%) Apple iOS
5 40 (6.57%) Android
6 9 (1.48%) Windows Phone 7
6 9 (1.48%) Windows Phone
6 9 (1.48%) AIX
7 8 (1.31%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (82.27%) OO
2 291 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (32.68%) TDD
4 169 (27.75%) Scrum
5 133 (21.84%) Unit Testing
6 126 (20.69%) UML
7 117 (19.21%) Software Engineering
8 114 (18.72%) BDD
9 90 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
10 83 (13.63%) SDLC
11 74 (12.15%) MVC
12 71 (11.66%) Multithreading
13 61 (10.02%) OOP
14 54 (8.87%) iOS Development
15 45 (7.39%) Web Development
16 41 (6.73%) SOA
17 39 (6.40%) OOA/OOD
17 39 (6.40%) Pair Programming
18 38 (6.24%) E-Commerce
19 31 (5.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 241 (39.57%) Java
2 192 (31.53%) JavaScript
3 191 (31.36%) C#
4 178 (29.23%) SQL
5 114 (18.72%) C++
6 74 (12.15%) C
7 52 (8.54%) Objective-C
7 52 (8.54%) Python
8 29 (4.76%) Ruby
9 18 (2.96%) PHP
10 17 (2.79%) VB
11 16 (2.63%) VB.NET
12 15 (2.46%) T-SQL
13 14 (2.30%) Perl
13 14 (2.30%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.30%) ANSI SQL
14 12 (1.97%) Apple Swift
15 10 (1.64%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.82%) sed
16 5 (0.82%) AWK
Qualifications
1 79 (12.97%) Security Cleared
2 47 (7.72%) SC Cleared
3 39 (6.40%) Degree
4 26 (4.27%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.81%) ISEB
6 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.33%) MCP
8 1 (0.16%) PhD
8 1 (0.16%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.25%) QA
2 4 (0.66%) TickIT
3 3 (0.49%) HL7
4 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.33%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) WAI
5 1 (0.16%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (1.81%) GridGain
2 4 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.16%) Docker
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.16%) Varnish
4 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (1.15%) Oozie
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.16%) yum
3 1 (0.16%) Puppet
3 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 75 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 56 (9.20%) Oracle
3 32 (5.25%) Apple
4 24 (3.94%) Sybase
5 22 (3.61%) Google
6 13 (2.13%) IBM
6 13 (2.13%) TIBCO
7 10 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.15%) EPiServer
8 7 (1.15%) DevExpress
8 7 (1.15%) Perforce
8 7 (1.15%) Telerik
9 6 (0.99%) Lotus
9 6 (0.99%) EMC
10 5 (0.82%) SAP
10 5 (0.82%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.82%) Coremetrics
10 5 (0.82%) Tradeweb
10 5 (0.82%) PayPal
11 4 (0.66%) Actimize
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