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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 276 265 236
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -29
Contract jobs citing OOD 139 126 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.58% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.77% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 98 125
Average daily rate £440 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 19
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.20 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +4.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18535 16423 20573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.61% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13086 11421 13439
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
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 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

OOD Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 58 £450 -10.00% 23
Canary Wharf +29 6 £800 -
Croydon - 1 £438 - 2
Greenford - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Bexleyheath - - - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 207 (77.82%) OO
2 127 (47.74%) Java
3 104 (39.10%) C#
4 97 (36.47%) .NET
5 76 (28.57%) SQL
6 75 (28.20%) SQL Server
7 64 (24.06%) TDD
8 63 (23.68%) Finance
9 62 (23.31%) HTML
9 62 (23.31%) JavaScript
10 60 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (19.92%) MVC
11 53 (19.92%) OOP
11 53 (19.92%) Multithreading
12 50 (18.80%) CSS
12 50 (18.80%) Web Services
13 49 (18.42%) ASP.NET
14 48 (18.05%) Front Office
14 48 (18.05%) Banking
14 48 (18.05%) WCF
15 45 (16.92%) XML
16 43 (16.17%) Python
16 43 (16.17%) UML
17 40 (15.04%) Scrum
17 40 (15.04%) Oracle
17 40 (15.04%) jQuery
18 39 (14.66%) C++
18 39 (14.66%) Subversion
19 38 (14.29%) Spring
19 38 (14.29%) Microsoft

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (7.52%) IIS
2 14 (5.26%) Apache
3 13 (4.89%) CMS
4 12 (4.51%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.76%) TIBCO EMS
6 9 (3.38%) GemFire
7 7 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (2.26%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.26%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.88%) Node.js
9 5 (1.88%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (1.50%) ArcGIS
11 3 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.13%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.13%) ArcSDE
12 2 (0.75%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.38%) Photoshop
3 7 (2.63%) MS Project
4 6 (2.26%) MS Office
5 3 (1.13%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.76%) ION MarketView
2 9 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.88%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.75%) Magento
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.14%) GitHub
2 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.88%) IaaS
3 5 (1.88%) SaaS
3 5 (1.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.63%) LDAP
2 5 (1.88%) HTTP
2 5 (1.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.13%) Internet
3 3 (1.13%) DMZ
3 3 (1.13%) DNS
3 3 (1.13%) Firewall
4 1 (0.38%) CTI
4 1 (0.38%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (28.20%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (7.89%) MySQL
4 17 (6.39%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.76%) Big Data
7 9 (3.38%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.38%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.63%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.26%) DB2
10 6 (2.26%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.26%) DB2 UDB
11 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.13%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 39 (14.66%) Subversion
2 38 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 24 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.77%) Jenkins
4 18 (6.77%) Mercurial
5 14 (5.26%) Xcode
5 14 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 14 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 13 (4.89%) JIRA
7 11 (4.14%) JUnit
8 10 (3.76%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.01%) NUnit
9 8 (3.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 7 (2.63%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.26%) CruiseControl
11 6 (2.26%) Bugzilla
11 6 (2.26%) jMock
12 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (1.13%) Hamcrest
12 3 (1.13%) Rational Rose
General
1 63 (23.68%) Finance
2 48 (18.05%) Front Office
2 48 (18.05%) Banking
3 31 (11.65%) Investment Banking
4 16 (6.02%) Back Office
5 9 (3.38%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.26%) Publishing
7 4 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.13%) Marketing
8 3 (1.13%) Legal
9 2 (0.75%) Retail
9 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.38%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 203 (76.32%) Developer
2 41 (15.41%) Java Developer
3 34 (12.78%) .NET Developer
4 32 (12.03%) C# Developer
5 25 (9.40%) Senior Developer
6 17 (6.39%) iOS Developer
7 16 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (5.26%) Architect
8 14 (5.26%) Scala Developer
9 12 (4.51%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (4.14%) UI Developer
11 10 (3.76%) C++ Developer
11 10 (3.76%) Ruby Developer
11 10 (3.76%) UI Programmer
12 9 (3.38%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.01%) Python Developer
14 7 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
15 6 (2.26%) Senior C++ Developer
15 6 (2.26%) Project Manager
15 6 (2.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (36.47%) .NET
2 62 (23.31%) HTML
3 50 (18.80%) CSS
3 50 (18.80%) Web Services
4 49 (18.42%) ASP.NET
5 48 (18.05%) WCF
6 45 (16.92%) XML
7 40 (15.04%) jQuery
8 38 (14.29%) Spring
9 34 (12.78%) .NET Framework
10 30 (11.28%) Hibernate
11 29 (10.90%) HTML5
12 28 (10.53%) JSON
13 26 (9.77%) WPF
14 24 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (7.52%) REST
15 20 (7.52%) Akka
16 19 (7.14%) JMS
17 16 (6.02%) Ajax
17 16 (6.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.65%) Computer Science
2 29 (10.90%) Derivative
3 26 (9.77%) Fixed Income
4 21 (7.89%) Open Source
5 15 (5.64%) Equity Derivative
6 14 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (4.51%) Mobile App
8 11 (4.14%) Equities
9 9 (3.38%) Client/Server
10 8 (3.01%) Graphic Design
11 5 (1.88%) iPad
11 5 (1.88%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.88%) iPhone
12 4 (1.50%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.50%) W3C
12 4 (1.50%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (1.13%) Social Media
13 3 (1.13%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.03%) Windows
2 26 (9.77%) Linux
3 19 (7.14%) Android
3 19 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 18 (6.77%) UNIX
5 4 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.13%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (77.82%) OO
2 64 (24.06%) TDD
3 60 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (19.92%) MVC
4 53 (19.92%) OOP
4 53 (19.92%) Multithreading
5 43 (16.17%) UML
6 40 (15.04%) Scrum
7 31 (11.65%) Software Engineering
8 30 (11.28%) SOA
9 25 (9.40%) OOA/OOD
10 23 (8.65%) Unit Testing
11 20 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (6.77%) E-Commerce
12 18 (6.77%) iOS Development
12 18 (6.77%) Web Development
13 17 (6.39%) BDD
14 15 (5.64%) Risk Management
15 12 (4.51%) Refactoring
16 11 (4.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 127 (47.74%) Java
2 104 (39.10%) C#
3 76 (28.57%) SQL
4 62 (23.31%) JavaScript
5 43 (16.17%) Python
6 39 (14.66%) C++
7 17 (6.39%) Objective-C
8 15 (5.64%) C
9 14 (5.26%) Ruby
10 9 (3.38%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.01%) Perl
11 8 (3.01%) PHP
11 8 (3.01%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.01%) Scala
12 7 (2.63%) VBA
13 6 (2.26%) Clojure
14 5 (1.88%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.50%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.13%) RPG
16 3 (1.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 31 (11.65%) Degree
2 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.88%) MCP
4 4 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.75%) MCAD
5 2 (0.75%) MCSD
5 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) IIBA
6 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.38%) ISEB
6 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.01%) QA
2 3 (1.13%) EMIR
2 3 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.38%) GCP
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.26%) Platform Symphony
3 3 (1.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 40 (15.04%) Oracle
2 38 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.02%) Sybase
4 11 (4.14%) Bloomberg
5 10 (3.76%) ION Trading
5 10 (3.76%) TIBCO
6 8 (3.01%) Perforce
7 6 (2.26%) IBM
7 6 (2.26%) Zend
8 5 (1.88%) Apple
9 4 (1.50%) ESRI
9 4 (1.50%) Adobe
9 4 (1.50%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.50%) BEA
9 4 (1.50%) Murex
9 4 (1.50%) thinkFolio
10 3 (1.13%) JBoss
11 2 (0.75%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.75%) CA
11 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
London
Expand Research LLP
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £250.00 - £304.69 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Personnel IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Greater London
Blue Town Online
Rate: dependant on experience
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Rate: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago