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 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 267 265 260
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing OOD 142 145 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.62% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.79% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 102 111
Average daily rate
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£450 £445 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -13.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £301 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £46.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.43% +23.33%
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
18117 18347 18439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.94% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12887 12957 12735
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 231 284
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.92 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £54.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 2015.

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 July 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 +10 47 £500 +13.63% 19
Paddington - 6 £525 -
Docklands, London -3 3 £363 -9.93%
Canary Wharf - 2 £422 -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 282 (93.38%) OO
2 184 (60.93%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (44.04%) Java
4 128 (42.38%) TDD
5 120 (39.74%) .NET
6 113 (37.42%) SQL
7 109 (36.09%) C#
8 104 (34.44%) JavaScript
9 91 (30.13%) Web Services
9 91 (30.13%) Scrum
10 90 (29.80%) Banking
11 73 (24.17%) Unit Testing
12 70 (23.18%) BDD
13 66 (21.85%) .NET Framework
14 65 (21.52%) Finance
14 65 (21.52%) SQL Server
15 60 (19.87%) Investment Banking
16 56 (18.54%) Linux
17 55 (18.21%) WCF
18 52 (17.22%) Oracle
19 49 (16.23%) XML
19 49 (16.23%) Spring
19 49 (16.23%) SDLC
20 48 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
21 46 (15.23%) HTML
22 43 (14.24%) Hibernate
22 43 (14.24%) RESTful
23 42 (13.91%) ASP.NET
24 41 (13.58%) MVC
24 41 (13.58%) Pair Programming

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 16 (5.30%) Tomcat
2 12 (3.97%) Node.js
3 11 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.64%) JBoss
4 10 (3.31%) Apache
5 9 (2.98%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.65%) CMS
7 7 (2.32%) IIS
8 6 (1.99%) MTS
9 5 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.66%) Confluence
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.99%) MS Project
3 2 (0.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.66%) Summit
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) Magento
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.33%) GitHub
3 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.99%) LDAP
1 3 (0.99%) Internet
2 2 (0.66%) UPnP
3 1 (0.33%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (21.52%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.59%) Relational Database
3 28 (9.27%) RDBMS
4 25 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.98%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.99%) OLTP
11 3 (0.99%) TKPROF
11 3 (0.99%) MySQL
12 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.66%) DTS
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Discoverer
13 1 (0.33%) Cognos Powerplay
13 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (11.26%) Maven
2 33 (10.93%) JUnit
3 32 (10.60%) Visual Studio
4 28 (9.27%) jMock
5 26 (8.61%) NUnit
6 25 (8.28%) Subversion
6 25 (8.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (8.28%) Cucumber
7 23 (7.62%) Xcode
8 22 (7.28%) Git (software)
9 19 (6.29%) Jenkins
10 18 (5.96%) Mockito
11 11 (3.64%) Moq
12 10 (3.31%) JIRA
12 10 (3.31%) CocoaPods
13 8 (2.65%) CruiseControl
13 8 (2.65%) ClearCase
14 7 (2.32%) SpecFlow
14 7 (2.32%) TeamCity
14 7 (2.32%) Android Studio
General
1 90 (29.80%) Banking
2 65 (21.52%) Finance
3 60 (19.87%) Investment Banking
4 37 (12.25%) Front Office
5 27 (8.94%) Back Office
6 8 (2.65%) Publishing
7 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.99%) Games
8 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.66%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.66%) Marketing
10 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.33%) Retail
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 255 (84.44%) Developer
2 82 (27.15%) Java Developer
3 47 (15.56%) .NET Developer
3 47 (15.56%) C# Developer
4 34 (11.26%) Senior Developer
5 26 (8.61%) iOS Developer
6 25 (8.28%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (5.96%) Lead Developer
8 17 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (4.64%) Android Developer
9 14 (4.64%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (4.30%) Lead Java Developer
11 12 (3.97%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (3.64%) Python Developer
13 8 (2.65%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (2.65%) C++ Developer
13 8 (2.65%) Oracle Developer
13 8 (2.65%) WPF Developer
14 7 (2.32%) Web Developer
14 7 (2.32%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (39.74%) .NET
2 91 (30.13%) Web Services
3 66 (21.85%) .NET Framework
4 55 (18.21%) WCF
5 49 (16.23%) Spring
5 49 (16.23%) XML
6 46 (15.23%) HTML
7 43 (14.24%) Hibernate
7 43 (14.24%) RESTful
8 42 (13.91%) ASP.NET
9 33 (10.93%) WinForms
10 31 (10.26%) CSS
11 29 (9.60%) SOAP
12 28 (9.27%) J2EE
12 28 (9.27%) jQuery
12 28 (9.27%) JSON
13 27 (8.94%) LINQ
13 27 (8.94%) J2SE
14 26 (8.61%) WPF
15 22 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.59%) N-Tier
2 27 (8.94%) User Experience
3 21 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.95%) Fixed Income
4 20 (6.62%) Derivative
5 18 (5.96%) Mobile App
5 18 (5.96%) iPhone
6 16 (5.30%) Equities
7 15 (4.97%) iPad
8 10 (3.31%) Equity Derivative
8 10 (3.31%) Animation
9 9 (2.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (2.98%) Market Risk
10 7 (2.32%) Computer Science
10 7 (2.32%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.99%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (1.66%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.32%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.99%) Video on Demand
14 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 56 (18.54%) Linux
2 28 (9.27%) Apple iOS
3 25 (8.28%) UNIX
4 21 (6.95%) Android
5 13 (4.30%) Windows
6 7 (2.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (93.38%) OO
2 184 (60.93%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (42.38%) TDD
4 91 (30.13%) Scrum
5 73 (24.17%) Unit Testing
6 70 (23.18%) BDD
7 49 (16.23%) SDLC
8 48 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (13.58%) Pair Programming
9 41 (13.58%) MVC
10 39 (12.91%) Web Development
11 38 (12.58%) SOA
12 34 (11.26%) Multithreading
13 31 (10.26%) User Stories
14 28 (9.27%) iOS Development
14 28 (9.27%) Technical Analysis
15 27 (8.94%) UML
16 24 (7.95%) Kanban
17 23 (7.62%) Software Engineering
17 23 (7.62%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 133 (44.04%) Java
2 113 (37.42%) SQL
3 109 (36.09%) C#
4 104 (34.44%) JavaScript
5 39 (12.91%) Python
6 24 (7.95%) Objective-C
7 16 (5.30%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.64%) C++
8 11 (3.64%) Ruby
9 9 (2.98%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.32%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.99%) Apple Swift
12 5 (1.66%) ANSI SQL
12 5 (1.66%) VBA
12 5 (1.66%) PHP
13 4 (1.32%) C
13 4 (1.32%) VB
13 4 (1.32%) XPath
14 3 (0.99%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (6.29%) Degree
2 6 (1.99%) DV Cleared
2 6 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.96%) QA
2 4 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.66%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.66%) HL7
5 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.31%) GridGain
2 5 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (0.99%) Data Guard
1 3 (0.99%) yum
1 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.99%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (0.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 52 (17.22%) Oracle
2 36 (11.92%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.63%) Apple
4 13 (4.30%) Sybase
5 12 (3.97%) TIBCO
5 12 (3.97%) Google
6 11 (3.64%) Bloomberg
7 10 (3.31%) DevExpress
8 9 (2.98%) IBM
9 7 (2.32%) ION Trading
9 7 (2.32%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.99%) Tradeweb
11 4 (1.32%) EPiServer
11 4 (1.32%) eSpeed
12 3 (0.99%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.66%) Reuters
13 2 (0.66%) DataSynapse
13 2 (0.66%) MarketAxess
14 1 (0.33%) Red Gate
14 1 (0.33%) Tableau
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