The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 386 343 363
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +20
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 28 59 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.32% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 16
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£425 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £675 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.43% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £44.13
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +24.64%
OOA/OOD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17489 18201 16706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.30% 78.07% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12245 12884 11617
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 223
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -23.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in London

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOA/OOD across the London region.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Trend in London

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOA/OOD across the London region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Histogram in London

OOA/OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the London region.

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Trend in London

OOA/OOD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the London region over the 3 months to 27 April 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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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
City of London 0 10 £425 -1.73% 2
Docklands, London - 6 £425 -
OOA/OOD
England

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OOA/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 OOA/OOD.

1 56 (76.71%) OO
2 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (58.90%) Java
4 30 (41.10%) TDD
5 28 (38.36%) Scrum
6 25 (34.25%) OOD
7 24 (32.88%) C#
8 23 (31.51%) OOP
8 23 (31.51%) E-Commerce
9 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
9 21 (28.77%) .NET
9 21 (28.77%) Web Services
10 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
11 18 (24.66%) Android
12 17 (23.29%) Android Development
13 16 (21.92%) BDD
13 16 (21.92%) MVC
14 15 (20.55%) HTML
14 15 (20.55%) Cucumber
14 15 (20.55%) Degree
14 15 (20.55%) User Experience
15 14 (19.18%) Android SDK
15 14 (19.18%) Waterfall
16 13 (17.81%) CSS
16 13 (17.81%) UML
16 13 (17.81%) RUP
16 13 (17.81%) TeamCity
16 13 (17.81%) Kanban
16 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
16 13 (17.81%) Continuous Integration

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OOA/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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.48%) Node.js
3 3 (4.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (4.11%) CMS
3 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.74%) Confluence
5 1 (1.37%) Apache
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Project
3 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.37%) KDB
6 1 (1.37%) DTS
6 1 (1.37%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (20.55%) Cucumber
2 13 (17.81%) TeamCity
3 12 (16.44%) JUnit
3 12 (16.44%) Maven
3 12 (16.44%) Calabash
3 12 (16.44%) Android Studio
4 4 (5.48%) Moq
5 3 (4.11%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (4.11%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.11%) NUnit
5 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (2.74%) Ant
6 2 (2.74%) ERwin
6 2 (2.74%) Xcode
7 1 (1.37%) MSTest
7 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Banking
3 10 (13.70%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.85%) Front Office
5 3 (4.11%) Back Office
6 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.37%) Retail
7 1 (1.37%) Advertising
7 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (64.38%) Developer
2 22 (30.14%) Senior Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Android Developer
4 12 (16.44%) Senior Android Developer
4 12 (16.44%) Architect
5 10 (13.70%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Project Manager
6 7 (9.59%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.85%) UI Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Senior UI Developer
7 5 (6.85%) UI Programmer
7 5 (6.85%) CRM Architect
7 5 (6.85%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 2 (2.74%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) .NET
1 21 (28.77%) Web Services
2 15 (20.55%) HTML
3 14 (19.18%) Android SDK
4 13 (17.81%) CSS
5 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET
6 11 (15.07%) jQuery
7 10 (13.70%) Ajax
8 9 (12.33%) .NET Framework
8 9 (12.33%) WCF
8 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
9 8 (10.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (10.96%) JSON
10 7 (9.59%) XML
11 6 (8.22%) WPF
11 6 (8.22%) Task Parallel Library
11 6 (8.22%) HTML5
12 5 (6.85%) REST
12 5 (6.85%) CSS3
12 5 (6.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) User Experience
2 12 (16.44%) Mobile App
2 12 (16.44%) Mobile Payment
3 8 (10.96%) N-Tier
4 6 (8.22%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.48%) Statistics
6 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.74%) Physics
7 2 (2.74%) Wiki
7 2 (2.74%) Open Source
7 2 (2.74%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.74%) Equities
8 1 (1.37%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.37%) Derivative
8 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) Android
2 7 (9.59%) UNIX
3 6 (8.22%) Linux
4 4 (5.48%) Windows
4 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (76.71%) OO
2 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (41.10%) TDD
4 28 (38.36%) Scrum
5 25 (34.25%) OOD
6 23 (31.51%) E-Commerce
6 23 (31.51%) OOP
7 17 (23.29%) Android Development
8 16 (21.92%) BDD
8 16 (21.92%) MVC
9 14 (19.18%) Waterfall
10 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
10 13 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (17.81%) Multithreading
10 13 (17.81%) Kanban
10 13 (17.81%) RUP
10 13 (17.81%) UML
11 9 (12.33%) SOA
11 9 (12.33%) Analytics
12 8 (10.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.90%) Java
2 24 (32.88%) C#
3 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.07%) SQL
5 4 (5.48%) VBA
6 3 (4.11%) Python
6 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.74%) C++
7 2 (2.74%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.37%) Ruby
8 1 (1.37%) Groovy
8 1 (1.37%) Scala
8 1 (1.37%) PHP
8 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.74%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.74%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Puppet
1 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.37%) logstash
1 1 (1.37%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Google
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.59%) IBM
4 5 (6.85%) Oracle
5 4 (5.48%) Tableau
6 3 (4.11%) Sitecore
6 3 (4.11%) Adobe
7 2 (2.74%) SAP
7 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.74%) Splunk
8 1 (1.37%) webMethods
8 1 (1.37%) Endeca
8 1 (1.37%) Zend
8 1 (1.37%) Informatica