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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 373 335 369
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +34
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 30 60 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.34% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 15
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£475 £433 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-34.09% +15.78%
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
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
City of London -1 9 £500 +13.63% 6
Docklands, London -2 2 £363 -9.93%
OOA/OOD
England

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 49 (76.56%) OO
2 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (60.94%) Java
4 27 (42.19%) TDD
5 21 (32.81%) Scrum
5 21 (32.81%) .NET
5 21 (32.81%) OOD
6 20 (31.25%) OOP
7 18 (28.13%) E-Commerce
8 17 (26.56%) Web Services
9 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 16 (25.00%) C#
10 15 (23.44%) Waterfall
11 14 (21.88%) BDD
11 14 (21.88%) UML
12 13 (20.31%) Cucumber
12 13 (20.31%) Degree
12 13 (20.31%) TeamCity
13 12 (18.75%) Multithreading
13 12 (18.75%) HTML
13 12 (18.75%) SQL
13 12 (18.75%) MVC
14 11 (17.19%) Finance
14 11 (17.19%) CSS
14 11 (17.19%) SOA
14 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (15.63%) Android
15 10 (15.63%) Kanban
15 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.81%) Node.js
2 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) Confluence
5 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Project
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.25%) EDRMS
6 4 (6.25%) DTS
7 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.56%) MySQL
8 1 (1.56%) KDB
8 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Cucumber
1 13 (20.31%) TeamCity
2 9 (14.06%) JUnit
2 9 (14.06%) Maven
2 9 (14.06%) Calabash
2 9 (14.06%) Android Studio
3 5 (7.81%) Moq
4 4 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 4 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.25%) NUnit
5 3 (4.69%) ERwin
5 3 (4.69%) Ant
6 1 (1.56%) MSTest
6 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Front Office
5 3 (4.69%) Back Office
6 2 (3.13%) Advertising
6 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.56%) Retail
7 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (67.19%) Developer
2 19 (29.69%) Senior Developer
3 16 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Architect
4 11 (17.19%) .NET Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Android Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Senior Android Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.81%) UI Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Senior UI Developer
8 5 (7.81%) UI Programmer
9 4 (6.25%) CRM Architect
9 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.69%) Applications Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Agile .NET Developer
11 2 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
11 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 2 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) .NET
2 17 (26.56%) Web Services
3 12 (18.75%) HTML
4 11 (17.19%) CSS
5 10 (15.63%) WCF
6 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
6 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
6 9 (14.06%) Android SDK
7 8 (12.50%) Ajax
7 8 (12.50%) Spring
8 7 (10.94%) jQuery
8 7 (10.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (9.38%) HTML5
9 6 (9.38%) Task Parallel Library
9 6 (9.38%) WPF
9 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
9 6 (9.38%) J2EE
10 5 (7.81%) XML
10 5 (7.81%) Middleware
10 5 (7.81%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Mobile App
1 9 (14.06%) Mobile Payment
1 9 (14.06%) User Experience
2 6 (9.38%) Mathematics
2 6 (9.38%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.25%) Statistics
4 3 (4.69%) Open Source
5 2 (3.13%) Physics
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.56%) Equities
6 1 (1.56%) Derivative
6 1 (1.56%) Wiki
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Android
2 8 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (7.81%) UNIX
4 4 (6.25%) Windows
5 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (76.56%) OO
2 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (42.19%) TDD
4 21 (32.81%) Scrum
4 21 (32.81%) OOD
5 20 (31.25%) OOP
6 18 (28.13%) E-Commerce
7 15 (23.44%) Waterfall
8 14 (21.88%) BDD
8 14 (21.88%) UML
9 12 (18.75%) Multithreading
9 12 (18.75%) MVC
10 11 (17.19%) SOA
11 10 (15.63%) Kanban
11 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
11 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (15.63%) RUP
11 10 (15.63%) PRINCE2
12 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
12 9 (14.06%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.94%) Java
2 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (25.00%) C#
3 12 (18.75%) SQL
4 4 (6.25%) Python
4 4 (6.25%) VBA
4 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) C
5 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.56%) PHP
5 1 (1.56%) Ruby
5 1 (1.56%) Groovy
5 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.69%) OCPJP
4 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.13%) PMBOK
2 2 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Puppet
1 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.56%) logstash
2 1 (1.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Google
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.38%) IBM
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle
5 4 (6.25%) Tableau
5 4 (6.25%) webMethods
6 2 (3.13%) Splunk
6 2 (3.13%) Adobe
6 2 (3.13%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.56%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.56%) Zend
7 1 (1.56%) Endeca