The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 240 260 206
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -54
Contract jobs citing OOD 170 161 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.66% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.87% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 106 160
Average daily rate
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£475 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £371 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £338 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18040 18538 19441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.72% 76.41% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12586 12861 12944
Average daily rate £442 £450 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 252 381
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
OOD
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +23 45 £500 -4.76% 26
Docklands, London - 3 £403 -
Westminster - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chessington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
New Malden - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Romford - - - -
Teddington - - - - 2
Twickenham - - - - 3
Uxbridge - - - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 267 (89.90%) OO
2 134 (45.12%) SQL
3 129 (43.43%) Java
4 116 (39.06%) C#
5 113 (38.05%) .NET
6 101 (34.01%) HTML
7 95 (31.99%) JavaScript
8 90 (30.30%) SQL Server
9 81 (27.27%) XML
10 76 (25.59%) TDD
11 75 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (24.24%) Web Services
12 72 (24.24%) CSS
12 72 (24.24%) Oracle
13 71 (23.91%) Finance
14 66 (22.22%) MVC
15 63 (21.21%) Scrum
16 61 (20.54%) UML
17 59 (19.87%) Spring
18 55 (18.52%) jQuery
19 54 (18.18%) .NET Framework
20 52 (17.51%) Linux
20 52 (17.51%) Banking
21 48 (16.16%) ASP.NET
21 48 (16.16%) WCF
22 45 (15.15%) Windows
22 45 (15.15%) Microsoft
23 44 (14.81%) SOA
23 44 (14.81%) Software Engineering
24 42 (14.14%) Python

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (10.44%) IIS
2 21 (7.07%) WebSphere
3 19 (6.40%) Apache
4 15 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (3.70%) CMS
5 11 (3.70%) Node.js
6 9 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.36%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.36%) Confluence
8 6 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.68%) ArcGIS
10 4 (1.35%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.01%) Orchard CMS
11 3 (1.01%) ArcSDE
11 3 (1.01%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.67%) TIBCO EMS
12 2 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.67%) GemFire
Applications
1 17 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.37%) MS Office
3 8 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.36%) MS Project
5 4 (1.35%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (3.03%) ION MarketView
2 6 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.01%) RMDS
3 3 (1.01%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.34%) Magento
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.69%) SaaS
2 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.68%) PaaS
3 5 (1.68%) IaaS
4 4 (1.35%) GitHub
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.03%) HTTP
2 7 (2.36%) LDAP
3 5 (1.68%) Firewall
4 4 (1.35%) SSL
4 4 (1.35%) DMZ
5 3 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.67%) DNS
6 2 (0.67%) VoIP
6 2 (0.67%) CTI
6 2 (0.67%) Softphone
7 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 25 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (6.06%) MySQL
5 17 (5.72%) Big Data
6 15 (5.05%) MongoDB
7 14 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (4.71%) ObjectStore
7 14 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (4.71%) Oracle Database
8 13 (4.38%) RDBMS
8 13 (4.38%) NoSQL
9 12 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.69%) MS Access
10 8 (2.69%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (10.44%) Subversion
3 23 (7.74%) Jenkins
4 22 (7.41%) JIRA
4 22 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 18 (6.06%) Visual Studio
6 15 (5.05%) Eclipse
7 14 (4.71%) JUnit
8 12 (4.04%) Maven
9 11 (3.70%) NUnit
10 10 (3.37%) Rational Rose
11 9 (3.03%) TeamCity
11 9 (3.03%) jMock
11 9 (3.03%) Mercurial
12 8 (2.69%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.02%) CruiseControl
14 5 (1.68%) Bugzilla
14 5 (1.68%) Selenium
14 5 (1.68%) Mockito
15 3 (1.01%) MSBuild
General
1 71 (23.91%) Finance
2 52 (17.51%) Banking
3 34 (11.45%) Front Office
4 26 (8.75%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.72%) Back Office
6 6 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.35%) Publishing
8 3 (1.01%) Games
8 3 (1.01%) Retail
9 2 (0.67%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Marketing
10 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 239 (80.47%) Developer
2 63 (21.21%) Java Developer
3 46 (15.49%) C# Developer
4 43 (14.48%) .NET Developer
5 32 (10.77%) Senior Developer
6 25 (8.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (7.07%) C++ Developer
8 15 (5.05%) Python Developer
9 14 (4.71%) Analyst
9 14 (4.71%) Architect
10 12 (4.04%) Front-End Developer
11 11 (3.70%) iOS Developer
12 10 (3.37%) UI Programmer
12 10 (3.37%) UI Developer
12 10 (3.37%) PHP Developer
13 9 (3.03%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.03%) Business Analyst
13 9 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
14 8 (2.69%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (38.05%) .NET
2 101 (34.01%) HTML
3 81 (27.27%) XML
4 72 (24.24%) CSS
4 72 (24.24%) Web Services
5 59 (19.87%) Spring
6 55 (18.52%) jQuery
7 54 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 48 (16.16%) WCF
8 48 (16.16%) ASP.NET
9 41 (13.80%) Hibernate
10 39 (13.13%) HTML5
11 30 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (9.76%) CSS3
13 28 (9.43%) WPF
14 25 (8.42%) JSON
15 23 (7.74%) Ajax
15 23 (7.74%) J2EE
16 21 (7.07%) WinForms
17 20 (6.73%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.46%) Derivative
2 22 (7.41%) Credit Derivative
3 21 (7.07%) Open Source
4 20 (6.73%) Fixed Income
5 18 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 16 (5.39%) Equity Derivative
6 16 (5.39%) Client/Server
7 12 (4.04%) Credit Risk
7 12 (4.04%) Mobile App
8 10 (3.37%) iPhone
9 9 (3.03%) iPad
9 9 (3.03%) Market Risk
10 8 (2.69%) Equities
11 6 (2.02%) N-Tier
11 6 (2.02%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.35%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.35%) Digital Media
13 3 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.51%) Linux
2 45 (15.15%) Windows
3 16 (5.39%) UNIX
4 13 (4.38%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.69%) Android
6 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.67%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (89.90%) OO
2 76 (25.59%) TDD
3 75 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (22.22%) MVC
5 63 (21.21%) Scrum
6 61 (20.54%) UML
7 44 (14.81%) SOA
7 44 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 34 (11.45%) OOP
8 34 (11.45%) OOA/OOD
9 31 (10.44%) Multithreading
10 30 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (9.43%) Unit Testing
12 24 (8.08%) Web Development
13 23 (7.74%) Analytics
14 22 (7.41%) Risk Management
15 16 (5.39%) Pair Programming
16 15 (5.05%) Release Management
16 15 (5.05%) RUP
16 15 (5.05%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 134 (45.12%) SQL
2 129 (43.43%) Java
3 116 (39.06%) C#
4 95 (31.99%) JavaScript
5 42 (14.14%) Python
6 32 (10.77%) C++
7 19 (6.40%) T-SQL
8 16 (5.39%) PL/SQL
9 12 (4.04%) PHP
9 12 (4.04%) Ruby
10 10 (3.37%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.69%) Clojure
11 8 (2.69%) C
11 8 (2.69%) VBA
12 5 (1.68%) Perl
12 5 (1.68%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.68%) Scala
13 4 (1.35%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.35%) RPG
14 3 (1.01%) VC++
Qualifications
1 34 (11.45%) Degree
2 13 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.67%) MCP
6 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.38%) QA
2 7 (2.36%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.01%) EMIR
3 3 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.35%) Varnish
3 2 (0.67%) vCloud
3 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.35%) Oozie
2 2 (0.67%) Puppet
2 2 (0.67%) SCOM
3 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.34%) Control-M
3 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 72 (24.24%) Oracle
2 45 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.71%) IBM
4 12 (4.04%) Sybase
5 11 (3.70%) Zend
6 10 (3.37%) Bloomberg
7 9 (3.03%) ION Trading
8 7 (2.36%) CA
9 6 (2.02%) JBoss
10 5 (1.68%) ESRI
10 5 (1.68%) Perforce
11 4 (1.35%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.35%) DevExpress
11 4 (1.35%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.01%) DataSynapse
13 2 (0.67%) Vertica
13 2 (0.67%) 29West
13 2 (0.67%) VMware
13 2 (0.67%) Caplin
13 2 (0.67%) Google
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