The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 242 274 201
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -73
Contract jobs citing OOD 191 156 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.63% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.81% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 93 167
Average daily rate
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£450 £488 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £329 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-15.68% +17.64%
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
19145 19259 19009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.65% 77.46% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13647 13495 12930
Average daily rate £450 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 227 356
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £13.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.35 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in London

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in London

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the London region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in London

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in London

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 OOD within the London region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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 +26 49 £483 -16.08% 25
Croydon - 3 £450 -
Docklands, London +15 2 £400 -15.89%
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 2
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Upminster - - - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 300 (89.82%) OO
2 190 (56.89%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (51.50%) Java
4 159 (47.60%) SQL
5 112 (33.53%) C#
6 105 (31.44%) .NET
7 96 (28.74%) HTML
8 95 (28.44%) TDD
9 92 (27.54%) Scrum
10 91 (27.25%) JavaScript
11 77 (23.05%) Linux
12 75 (22.46%) Web Services
13 74 (22.16%) XML
13 74 (22.16%) Banking
14 71 (21.26%) Oracle
14 71 (21.26%) SQL Server
14 71 (21.26%) Spring
15 70 (20.96%) Finance
16 68 (20.36%) CSS
17 61 (18.26%) MVC
18 52 (15.57%) Hibernate
18 52 (15.57%) .NET Framework
19 51 (15.27%) UML
20 48 (14.37%) Python
21 47 (14.07%) ASP.NET
22 46 (13.77%) Windows
22 46 (13.77%) Unit Testing
22 46 (13.77%) Investment Banking
23 45 (13.47%) C++
24 43 (12.87%) Software Engineering

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (7.19%) WebSphere
2 23 (6.89%) Apache
3 19 (5.69%) IIS
4 10 (2.99%) Node.js
5 9 (2.69%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (2.40%) CMS
6 8 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.50%) Confluence
9 4 (1.20%) Documentum
9 4 (1.20%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.90%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.60%) Drupal
11 2 (0.60%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (0.60%) Moodle
11 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.60%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 18 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.59%) MS Office
3 10 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.10%) MS Project
5 4 (1.20%) InfoPath
5 4 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.90%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.90%) RMDS
2 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.20%) GitHub
2 3 (0.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.39%) HTTP
2 13 (3.89%) LDAP
3 7 (2.10%) SSL
4 6 (1.80%) DSL
5 5 (1.50%) Firewall
6 4 (1.20%) DMZ
7 3 (0.90%) Internet
8 2 (0.60%) Softphone
8 2 (0.60%) Intranet
8 2 (0.60%) CTI
8 2 (0.60%) DNS
8 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.60%) VoIP
9 1 (0.30%) Extranet
9 1 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (21.26%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.18%) Relational Database
3 24 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (5.99%) Big Data
5 19 (5.69%) RDBMS
6 16 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (4.79%) ObjectStore
7 15 (4.49%) Hadoop
8 14 (4.19%) Oracle Database
9 12 (3.59%) MongoDB
9 12 (3.59%) MySQL
10 11 (3.29%) HBase
10 11 (3.29%) Apache Hive
11 10 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (2.99%) MS Access
12 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (2.40%) NoSQL
14 6 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (12.28%) Maven
2 39 (11.68%) JUnit
3 31 (9.28%) Jenkins
4 25 (7.49%) Mockito
4 25 (7.49%) Git (software)
4 25 (7.49%) Subversion
5 22 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (6.59%) Visual Studio
6 19 (5.69%) Eclipse
6 19 (5.69%) jMock
7 17 (5.09%) Selenium
8 15 (4.49%) JIRA
9 13 (3.89%) NUnit
10 11 (3.29%) Cucumber
11 10 (2.99%) Mercurial
12 9 (2.69%) Rational Rose
13 8 (2.40%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.40%) EasyMock
14 6 (1.80%) WebDriver
14 6 (1.80%) Moq
General
1 74 (22.16%) Banking
2 70 (20.96%) Finance
3 46 (13.77%) Investment Banking
4 36 (10.78%) Front Office
5 14 (4.19%) Back Office
6 10 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.50%) Retail
8 4 (1.20%) Billing
8 4 (1.20%) Advertising
8 4 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.90%) Publishing
9 3 (0.90%) Games
10 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 270 (80.84%) Developer
2 97 (29.04%) Java Developer
3 46 (13.77%) C# Developer
4 39 (11.68%) .NET Developer
5 24 (7.19%) C++ Developer
5 24 (7.19%) Senior Developer
6 19 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (5.39%) Python Developer
7 18 (5.39%) Architect
8 17 (5.09%) Agile Java Developer
9 15 (4.49%) iOS Developer
9 15 (4.49%) Analyst
10 11 (3.29%) Software Developer
10 11 (3.29%) Business Analyst
11 10 (2.99%) Web Developer
12 9 (2.69%) PHP Developer
12 9 (2.69%) Software Engineer
13 8 (2.40%) Front-End Developer
13 8 (2.40%) Front Office Developer
14 7 (2.10%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (31.44%) .NET
2 96 (28.74%) HTML
3 75 (22.46%) Web Services
4 74 (22.16%) XML
5 71 (21.26%) Spring
6 68 (20.36%) CSS
7 52 (15.57%) Hibernate
7 52 (15.57%) .NET Framework
8 47 (14.07%) ASP.NET
9 40 (11.98%) jQuery
10 39 (11.68%) WCF
11 34 (10.18%) HTML5
12 33 (9.88%) JSON
13 32 (9.58%) JMS
13 32 (9.58%) WPF
14 27 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (8.08%) J2EE
15 25 (7.49%) REST
16 24 (7.19%) CSS3
17 22 (6.59%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.28%) Data Structures
2 34 (10.18%) Derivative
3 33 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (9.58%) Algorithms
5 31 (9.28%) Open Source
6 23 (6.89%) Computer Science
6 23 (6.89%) Credit Derivative
7 16 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (4.49%) Fixed Income
9 14 (4.19%) Mobile App
10 13 (3.89%) Client/Server
10 13 (3.89%) N-Tier
11 12 (3.59%) iPhone
12 11 (3.29%) Equities
13 10 (2.99%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (2.99%) Market Risk
13 10 (2.99%) Credit Risk
13 10 (2.99%) User Experience
14 8 (2.40%) iPad
15 6 (1.80%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 77 (23.05%) Linux
2 46 (13.77%) Windows
3 18 (5.39%) Apple iOS
4 16 (4.79%) UNIX
5 11 (3.29%) Android
6 3 (0.90%) CentOS
6 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.60%) Debian
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (89.82%) OO
2 190 (56.89%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (28.44%) TDD
4 92 (27.54%) Scrum
5 61 (18.26%) MVC
6 51 (15.27%) UML
7 46 (13.77%) Unit Testing
8 43 (12.87%) Software Engineering
8 43 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (12.28%) Multithreading
10 37 (11.08%) Web Development
11 36 (10.78%) OOA/OOD
12 35 (10.48%) Pair Programming
13 33 (9.88%) SOA
14 32 (9.58%) OOP
15 27 (8.08%) BDD
16 24 (7.19%) Analytics
17 21 (6.29%) ETL
18 20 (5.99%) User Stories
19 19 (5.69%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 172 (51.50%) Java
2 159 (47.60%) SQL
3 112 (33.53%) C#
4 91 (27.25%) JavaScript
5 48 (14.37%) Python
6 45 (13.47%) C++
7 26 (7.78%) T-SQL
8 17 (5.09%) Objective-C
9 16 (4.79%) PL/SQL
10 15 (4.49%) PHP
11 11 (3.29%) VBA
12 10 (2.99%) Ruby
12 10 (2.99%) Groovy
12 10 (2.99%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.99%) Scala
12 10 (2.99%) C
13 9 (2.69%) sed
13 9 (2.69%) AWK
14 7 (2.10%) XAML
14 7 (2.10%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 36 (10.78%) Degree
2 13 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) MCP
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.19%) QA
2 7 (2.10%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.60%) EMIR
3 2 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.90%) Varnish
3 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.60%) vCloud
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (3.29%) Oozie
2 2 (0.60%) Puppet
2 2 (0.60%) SCOM
3 1 (0.30%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.30%) logstash
3 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.30%) Control-M
3 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 71 (21.26%) Oracle
2 42 (12.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.79%) Sybase
4 11 (3.29%) IBM
5 9 (2.69%) Perforce
6 7 (2.10%) Zend
7 6 (1.80%) ION Trading
7 6 (1.80%) Bloomberg
8 5 (1.50%) JBoss
8 5 (1.50%) CA
8 5 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.50%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.20%) Google
9 4 (1.20%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.20%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.20%) SAP
10 3 (0.90%) Siebel
10 3 (0.90%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.60%) Caplin
11 2 (0.60%) VMware
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