The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 394 383 335
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -48
Contract jobs citing OOD 241 287 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.67% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 214 203
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £304 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £554 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £31.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £53.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.73
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
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
41047 42746 40764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.47% 81.10% 77.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27382 28436 25881
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1034 1183 1137
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.76 £47.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -56 108 £475 - 54
South East +6 35 £375 +4.52% 13
South West +19 31 £350 -12.50% 10
East Midlands +10 17 £550 +77.41% 10
West Midlands -3 17 £388 - 6
Yorkshire +11 14 £380 +8.57% 9
North West +26 12 £343 -5.84% 17
East of England +4 6 £475 +137.50% 15
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OOD.

1 402 (86.45%) OO
2 254 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (38.49%) C#
4 159 (34.19%) .NET
5 158 (33.98%) JavaScript
6 150 (32.26%) Java
7 134 (28.82%) Scrum
8 132 (28.39%) HTML
9 118 (25.38%) SQL
10 106 (22.80%) CSS
10 106 (22.80%) TDD
11 105 (22.58%) MVC
12 104 (22.37%) Unit Testing
13 103 (22.15%) Finance
14 98 (21.08%) Web Services
15 89 (19.14%) Microsoft
16 87 (18.71%) Linux
17 86 (18.49%) RESTful
18 84 (18.06%) ASP.NET
19 82 (17.63%) SQL Server
20 70 (15.05%) BDD
20 70 (15.05%) Computer Science
21 67 (14.41%) Git (software)
22 66 (14.19%) WCF
22 66 (14.19%) UML
22 66 (14.19%) REST
23 64 (13.76%) C++
23 64 (13.76%) Multithreading
24 62 (13.33%) Spring
24 62 (13.33%) AngularJS

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.95%) Confluence
2 23 (4.95%) Tomcat
3 21 (4.52%) WebSphere
4 17 (3.66%) Apache
5 14 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (2.37%) JBoss
7 9 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.29%) IIS
10 5 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.86%) Documentum
12 3 (0.65%) CMS
12 3 (0.65%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.65%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.65%) WordPress
13 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.43%) Mule
13 2 (0.43%) Mule ESB
14 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.51%) MS Office
3 6 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.22%) InVision
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Endur
2 1 (0.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.37%) GitHub
4 8 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.51%) Bluemix
5 7 (1.51%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.43%) Google Play
9 1 (0.22%) IaaS
9 1 (0.22%) PaaS
9 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.44%) HTTP
1 16 (3.44%) Internet
2 6 (1.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.65%) AMQP
3 3 (0.65%) LDAP
4 2 (0.43%) SNMP
5 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.22%) Broadband
5 1 (0.22%) DMZ
5 1 (0.22%) Firewall
5 1 (0.22%) Network Security
5 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (17.63%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.96%) MySQL
2 37 (7.96%) Relational Database
3 28 (6.02%) Oracle Database
4 21 (4.52%) MongoDB
5 20 (4.30%) Neo4j
6 14 (3.01%) ObjectStore
7 13 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (2.58%) OrientDB
9 11 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.37%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (2.15%) KDB
10 10 (2.15%) NoSQL
10 10 (2.15%) Redis
11 9 (1.94%) Big Data
11 9 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 67 (14.41%) Git (software)
2 57 (12.26%) Visual Studio
3 54 (11.61%) Subversion
4 45 (9.68%) JIRA
5 43 (9.25%) Jenkins
6 33 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (6.88%) NUnit
8 30 (6.45%) Ant
9 29 (6.24%) Xcode
10 27 (5.81%) JUnit
11 26 (5.59%) Maven
12 20 (4.30%) ClearCase
13 18 (3.87%) GoogleTest
14 16 (3.44%) Bitbucket
15 15 (3.23%) CppUnit
15 15 (3.23%) Cucumber
15 15 (3.23%) Eclipse
15 15 (3.23%) Mercurial
16 12 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 10 (2.15%) gulp
General
1 103 (22.15%) Finance
2 53 (11.40%) Banking
3 36 (7.74%) Front Office
4 31 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 28 (6.02%) Telecoms
6 25 (5.38%) Manufacturing
7 18 (3.87%) Marketing
8 17 (3.66%) Electronics
9 12 (2.58%) Publishing
10 9 (1.94%) Back Office
11 8 (1.72%) Games
11 8 (1.72%) Retail
12 6 (1.29%) Aerospace
13 5 (1.08%) Automotive
14 4 (0.86%) Billing
14 4 (0.86%) Legal
15 3 (0.65%) Advertising
15 3 (0.65%) Law
16 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 379 (81.51%) Developer
2 92 (19.78%) .NET Developer
3 89 (19.14%) C# Developer
4 86 (18.49%) Java Developer
5 54 (11.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 44 (9.46%) Software Developer
7 42 (9.03%) Agile Developer
8 35 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 34 (7.31%) Senior Developer
10 33 (7.10%) iOS Developer
11 32 (6.88%) C++ Developer
12 30 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
13 26 (5.59%) Agile C# Developer
14 25 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 24 (5.16%) Agile .NET Developer
16 23 (4.95%) Software Engineer
17 22 (4.73%) Architect
18 21 (4.52%) C# Software Developer
18 21 (4.52%) JavaScript Developer
18 21 (4.52%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (34.19%) .NET
2 132 (28.39%) HTML
3 106 (22.80%) CSS
4 98 (21.08%) Web Services
5 86 (18.49%) RESTful
6 84 (18.06%) ASP.NET
7 66 (14.19%) REST
7 66 (14.19%) WCF
8 62 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 62 (13.33%) Spring
9 58 (12.47%) XML
10 56 (12.04%) JSON
11 53 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 53 (11.40%) SOAP
12 50 (10.75%) jQuery
13 49 (10.54%) HTML5
14 48 (10.32%) .NET Framework
15 44 (9.46%) WPF
16 34 (7.31%) Node.js
17 32 (6.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 70 (15.05%) Computer Science
2 59 (12.69%) User Experience
3 56 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (9.89%) Data Structures
5 42 (9.03%) Derivative
6 37 (7.96%) Algorithms
7 31 (6.67%) iPad
8 29 (6.24%) iPhone
9 21 (4.52%) Mobile App
10 16 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (2.80%) Cyberthreat
11 13 (2.80%) Wiki
12 12 (2.58%) Equity Derivative
13 11 (2.37%) Fixed Income
13 11 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (1.94%) Equities
15 7 (1.51%) Hedge funds
15 7 (1.51%) Mathematics
16 6 (1.29%) N-Tier
17 5 (1.08%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 87 (18.71%) Linux
2 43 (9.25%) Unix
3 40 (8.60%) Windows
4 39 (8.39%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.66%) Android
6 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (86.45%) OO
2 254 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (28.82%) Scrum
4 106 (22.80%) TDD
5 105 (22.58%) MVC
6 104 (22.37%) Unit Testing
7 70 (15.05%) BDD
8 66 (14.19%) UML
9 64 (13.76%) Multithreading
10 61 (13.12%) Software Engineering
11 56 (12.04%) SDLC
12 52 (11.18%) DevOps
13 49 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (8.60%) SOA
15 35 (7.53%) Mobile Development
16 34 (7.31%) iOS Development
17 33 (7.10%) MVVM
17 33 (7.10%) Open Source
18 32 (6.88%) Web Development
19 30 (6.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 179 (38.49%) C#
2 158 (33.98%) JavaScript
3 150 (32.26%) Java
4 118 (25.38%) SQL
5 64 (13.76%) C++
6 48 (10.32%) Python
7 35 (7.53%) Objective-C
8 29 (6.24%) C
9 28 (6.02%) Ruby
10 22 (4.73%) PL/SQL
11 20 (4.30%) PHP
12 16 (3.44%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.80%) Scala
13 13 (2.80%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.58%) Apple Swift
14 12 (2.58%) XAML
15 11 (2.37%) Perl
16 10 (2.15%) VBA
17 8 (1.72%) AspectJ
18 7 (1.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 58 (12.47%) Degree
2 35 (7.53%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.80%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.65%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.95%) QA
2 5 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.65%) MISRA
3 3 (0.65%) SDET
4 2 (0.43%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.86%) Docker
3 2 (0.43%) GridGain
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (2.58%) Ansible
2 9 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.94%) Puppet
3 3 (0.65%) Oozie
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.22%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 89 (19.14%) Microsoft
2 58 (12.47%) Oracle
3 24 (5.16%) Apple
4 17 (3.66%) SAP
5 12 (2.58%) Sybase
6 11 (2.37%) IBM
7 8 (1.72%) Google
8 6 (1.29%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.86%) ATG
9 4 (0.86%) hybris
10 3 (0.65%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.65%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.65%) Splunk
10 3 (0.65%) Sun
10 3 (0.65%) WorldPay
10 3 (0.65%) Zend
11 2 (0.43%) Demandware
11 2 (0.43%) Informatica
11 2 (0.43%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.43%) Twitter
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