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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 233 271 199
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -72
Contract jobs citing OOD 195 168 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.80% 0.67% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.86% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 105 165
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£450 £525 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £354 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £368
% change year-on-year
- -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 14
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +13.97%
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +36 54 £500 -13.04% 28
Croydon - 3 £450 -
Docklands, London +14 2 £400 -15.89%
Westminster - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Pinner - - - - 1
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Upminster - - - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 301 (90.39%) OO
2 192 (57.66%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (49.85%) Java
4 156 (46.85%) SQL
5 114 (34.23%) C#
6 107 (32.13%) .NET
7 104 (31.23%) HTML
8 96 (28.83%) TDD
8 96 (28.83%) Scrum
9 95 (28.53%) JavaScript
10 81 (24.32%) XML
11 79 (23.72%) SQL Server
12 76 (22.82%) Web Services
13 73 (21.92%) Oracle
14 72 (21.62%) Linux
15 71 (21.32%) CSS
16 70 (21.02%) Banking
16 70 (21.02%) Spring
17 65 (19.52%) Finance
18 59 (17.72%) MVC
19 52 (15.62%) .NET Framework
20 51 (15.32%) Windows
21 50 (15.02%) UML
21 50 (15.02%) Hibernate
22 49 (14.71%) ASP.NET
22 49 (14.71%) Unit Testing
23 47 (14.11%) Python
24 46 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
25 44 (13.21%) Software Engineering
25 44 (13.21%) C++

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.21%) WebSphere
1 24 (7.21%) IIS
2 22 (6.61%) Apache
3 13 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (3.60%) Node.js
5 10 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.00%) CMS
6 9 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.10%) Confluence
7 7 (2.10%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.20%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.20%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.60%) Orchard CMS
10 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.60%) Documentum
10 2 (0.60%) Drupal
10 2 (0.60%) Moodle
11 1 (0.30%) Liferay
Applications
1 19 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.30%) MS Office
3 9 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.10%) MS Project
5 4 (1.20%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) ION MarketView
1 3 (0.90%) RMDS
1 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.90%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.80%) SaaS
2 5 (1.50%) GitHub
3 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.90%) PaaS
4 3 (0.90%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.41%) HTTP
2 13 (3.90%) 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%) Intranet
8 2 (0.60%) CTI
8 2 (0.60%) VoIP
8 2 (0.60%) DNS
8 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.60%) Softphone
9 1 (0.30%) SSH
9 1 (0.30%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (23.72%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.31%) Relational Database
3 26 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (6.31%) Big Data
5 18 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (5.11%) RDBMS
7 16 (4.80%) ObjectStore
7 16 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (4.20%) Oracle Database
9 13 (3.90%) Hadoop
9 13 (3.90%) MongoDB
9 13 (3.90%) MySQL
10 10 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (2.70%) Apache Hive
11 9 (2.70%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (2.70%) MS Access
11 9 (2.70%) HBase
12 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (11.11%) Maven
2 33 (9.91%) JUnit
3 30 (9.01%) Jenkins
4 29 (8.71%) Subversion
5 26 (7.81%) Git (software)
6 24 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (6.91%) Visual Studio
8 21 (6.31%) JIRA
9 20 (6.01%) Mockito
10 18 (5.41%) Eclipse
11 17 (5.11%) jMock
12 15 (4.50%) Selenium
13 14 (4.20%) NUnit
14 11 (3.30%) Mercurial
15 10 (3.00%) Cucumber
16 9 (2.70%) TeamCity
17 8 (2.40%) Rational Rose
18 7 (2.10%) EasyMock
19 5 (1.50%) WebDriver
19 5 (1.50%) Xcode
General
1 70 (21.02%) Banking
2 65 (19.52%) Finance
3 43 (12.91%) Investment Banking
4 36 (10.81%) Front Office
5 16 (4.80%) Back Office
6 10 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.20%) Publishing
7 4 (1.20%) Retail
8 3 (0.90%) Billing
8 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.90%) Advertising
8 3 (0.90%) Games
9 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 273 (81.98%) Developer
2 94 (28.23%) Java Developer
3 47 (14.11%) C# Developer
4 43 (12.91%) .NET Developer
5 27 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 24 (7.21%) C++ Developer
7 20 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (5.41%) Architect
8 18 (5.41%) Python Developer
9 15 (4.50%) Agile Java Developer
9 15 (4.50%) iOS Developer
10 13 (3.90%) Analyst
11 10 (3.00%) Front-End Developer
12 9 (2.70%) Software Developer
12 9 (2.70%) Web Developer
12 9 (2.70%) Business Analyst
13 8 (2.40%) Front Office Developer
13 8 (2.40%) Software Engineer
13 8 (2.40%) PHP Developer
14 7 (2.10%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (32.13%) .NET
2 104 (31.23%) HTML
3 81 (24.32%) XML
4 76 (22.82%) Web Services
5 71 (21.32%) CSS
6 70 (21.02%) Spring
7 52 (15.62%) .NET Framework
8 50 (15.02%) Hibernate
9 49 (14.71%) ASP.NET
10 42 (12.61%) jQuery
11 41 (12.31%) WCF
12 38 (11.41%) HTML5
13 34 (10.21%) JSON
14 30 (9.01%) WPF
15 29 (8.71%) JMS
16 28 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (8.11%) J2EE
18 25 (7.51%) REST
18 25 (7.51%) CSS3
19 24 (7.21%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.51%) Derivative
2 33 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (9.61%) Open Source
4 23 (6.91%) Credit Derivative
5 21 (6.31%) Computer Science
6 16 (4.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (4.50%) Fixed Income
8 13 (3.90%) iPhone
8 13 (3.90%) N-Tier
8 13 (3.90%) Mobile App
9 12 (3.60%) User Experience
9 12 (3.60%) Client/Server
10 11 (3.30%) Equity Derivative
11 10 (3.00%) Equities
11 10 (3.00%) Credit Risk
12 9 (2.70%) iPad
12 9 (2.70%) Market Risk
13 6 (1.80%) Data Integration
13 6 (1.80%) Visualisation
14 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 72 (21.62%) Linux
2 51 (15.32%) Windows
3 18 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 14 (4.20%) UNIX
5 12 (3.60%) Android
6 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.60%) Debian
7 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.60%) CentOS
7 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (90.39%) OO
2 192 (57.66%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (28.83%) TDD
3 96 (28.83%) Scrum
4 59 (17.72%) MVC
5 50 (15.02%) UML
6 49 (14.71%) Unit Testing
7 46 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (13.21%) Software Engineering
9 39 (11.71%) Multithreading
10 37 (11.11%) SOA
11 35 (10.51%) OOP
12 34 (10.21%) OOA/OOD
12 34 (10.21%) Web Development
13 31 (9.31%) Pair Programming
14 27 (8.11%) BDD
15 24 (7.21%) Analytics
16 19 (5.71%) ETL
16 19 (5.71%) User Stories
17 17 (5.11%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 166 (49.85%) Java
2 156 (46.85%) SQL
3 114 (34.23%) C#
4 95 (28.53%) JavaScript
5 47 (14.11%) Python
6 44 (13.21%) C++
7 27 (8.11%) T-SQL
8 17 (5.11%) Objective-C
9 16 (4.80%) PL/SQL
10 15 (4.50%) PHP
11 10 (3.00%) VBA
11 10 (3.00%) Ruby
11 10 (3.00%) Groovy
11 10 (3.00%) Scala
12 9 (2.70%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.70%) C
13 8 (2.40%) sed
13 8 (2.40%) AWK
14 7 (2.10%) PowerHouse
14 7 (2.10%) XAML
Qualifications
1 36 (10.81%) Degree
2 14 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.91%) QA
2 7 (2.10%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.90%) EMIR
3 3 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.20%) Varnish
3 2 (0.60%) vCloud
3 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (2.70%) Oozie
2 2 (0.60%) Puppet
2 2 (0.60%) SCOM
3 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.30%) Control-M
3 1 (0.30%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.30%) logstash
Vendors
1 73 (21.92%) Oracle
2 44 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.50%) Sybase
4 11 (3.30%) IBM
5 9 (2.70%) Perforce
6 8 (2.40%) Zend
7 7 (2.10%) JBoss
8 6 (1.80%) Bloomberg
9 5 (1.50%) ION Trading
9 5 (1.50%) CA
10 4 (1.20%) SAP
10 4 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.20%) Google
10 4 (1.20%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.20%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.90%) Siebel
11 3 (0.90%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.60%) 29West
12 2 (0.60%) Vertica
12 2 (0.60%) Business Objects
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