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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 273 246 261
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Contract jobs citing OOD 147 168 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.71% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.91% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 114 106
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £333 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +15.33%
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
18570 18537 19054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.20% 78.82% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13198 12938 13200
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 225 259
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.50 £51.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -9 50 £550 +10.00% 16
Paddington - 7 £550 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £422 -
Docklands, London -8 1 £420 +4.34%
Hounslow - 1 £365 -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 267 (91.13%) OO
2 174 (59.39%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (45.39%) Java
4 125 (42.66%) TDD
5 116 (39.59%) .NET
6 114 (38.91%) SQL
7 108 (36.86%) C#
8 100 (34.13%) JavaScript
9 89 (30.38%) Scrum
10 86 (29.35%) Web Services
11 76 (25.94%) Banking
12 74 (25.26%) BDD
13 71 (24.23%) Finance
14 63 (21.50%) SQL Server
14 63 (21.50%) Unit Testing
15 61 (20.82%) .NET Framework
16 56 (19.11%) Linux
17 55 (18.77%) Oracle
18 52 (17.75%) Spring
19 49 (16.72%) XML
20 48 (16.38%) Investment Banking
21 47 (16.04%) SDLC
22 45 (15.36%) WCF
23 43 (14.68%) ASP.NET
24 42 (14.33%) HTML
25 40 (13.65%) N-Tier
26 39 (13.31%) Pair Programming
26 39 (13.31%) RESTful
27 38 (12.97%) Web Development
28 37 (12.63%) Hibernate

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 15 (5.12%) WebSphere
2 13 (4.44%) WebLogic
2 13 (4.44%) Node.js
3 12 (4.10%) JBoss
3 12 (4.10%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.41%) CMS
5 6 (2.05%) MTS
5 6 (2.05%) IIS
6 5 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.71%) Confluence
7 4 (1.37%) Apache
7 4 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.68%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.34%) MS Project
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.68%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.34%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.68%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) GitHub
4 1 (0.34%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.37%) Internet
2 3 (1.02%) LDAP
3 2 (0.68%) UPnP
4 1 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (21.50%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.92%) Relational Database
3 26 (8.87%) RDBMS
4 21 (7.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.73%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.37%) OLTP
10 4 (1.37%) TKPROF
11 3 (1.02%) MySQL
11 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.68%) DTS
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Discoverer
13 1 (0.34%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 29 (9.90%) Maven
2 28 (9.56%) NUnit
2 28 (9.56%) Visual Studio
3 27 (9.22%) Xcode
4 26 (8.87%) jMock
5 25 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (8.19%) Subversion
6 24 (8.19%) JUnit
7 20 (6.83%) Git (software)
7 20 (6.83%) Cucumber
8 19 (6.48%) Jenkins
9 17 (5.80%) Mockito
10 11 (3.75%) Moq
10 11 (3.75%) CocoaPods
11 9 (3.07%) ClearCase
11 9 (3.07%) CruiseControl
12 8 (2.73%) JIRA
13 6 (2.05%) SpecFlow
14 5 (1.71%) NCover
14 5 (1.71%) Rational Rose
General
1 76 (25.94%) Banking
2 71 (24.23%) Finance
3 48 (16.38%) Investment Banking
4 27 (9.22%) Back Office
5 25 (8.53%) Front Office
6 13 (4.44%) Publishing
7 6 (2.05%) Games
8 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.02%) Music Industry
9 3 (1.02%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.02%) Retail
10 2 (0.68%) Marketing
10 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 250 (85.32%) Developer
2 82 (27.99%) Java Developer
3 43 (14.68%) C# Developer
3 43 (14.68%) .NET Developer
4 33 (11.26%) Senior Developer
5 31 (10.58%) iOS Developer
6 24 (8.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (6.48%) Senior Java Developer
8 17 (5.80%) Lead Developer
9 16 (5.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (4.10%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (4.10%) Lead Java Developer
11 9 (3.07%) Oracle Developer
12 8 (2.73%) Web Developer
12 8 (2.73%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.73%) C++ Developer
12 8 (2.73%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (2.73%) Agile Java Developer
12 8 (2.73%) Android Developer
13 7 (2.39%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (39.59%) .NET
2 86 (29.35%) Web Services
3 61 (20.82%) .NET Framework
4 52 (17.75%) Spring
5 49 (16.72%) XML
6 45 (15.36%) WCF
7 43 (14.68%) ASP.NET
8 42 (14.33%) HTML
9 39 (13.31%) RESTful
10 37 (12.63%) Hibernate
11 34 (11.60%) SOAP
12 30 (10.24%) jQuery
12 30 (10.24%) WinForms
13 28 (9.56%) JSON
13 28 (9.56%) CSS
14 26 (8.87%) J2EE
15 25 (8.53%) J2SE
15 25 (8.53%) REST
16 24 (8.19%) AngularJS
17 23 (7.85%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.65%) N-Tier
2 28 (9.56%) User Experience
3 23 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.83%) Derivative
5 19 (6.48%) iPhone
6 17 (5.80%) iPad
6 17 (5.80%) Fixed Income
6 17 (5.80%) Equities
7 14 (4.78%) Mobile App
8 11 (3.75%) Animation
8 11 (3.75%) Market Risk
8 11 (3.75%) Client/Server
9 10 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (3.07%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (2.05%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.71%) Credit Risk
13 4 (1.37%) Replication
13 4 (1.37%) W3C
13 4 (1.37%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (19.11%) Linux
2 36 (12.29%) Apple iOS
3 29 (9.90%) UNIX
4 18 (6.14%) Android
5 15 (5.12%) Windows
6 8 (2.73%) AIX
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (91.13%) OO
2 174 (59.39%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (42.66%) TDD
4 89 (30.38%) Scrum
5 74 (25.26%) BDD
6 63 (21.50%) Unit Testing
7 47 (16.04%) SDLC
8 39 (13.31%) Pair Programming
9 38 (12.97%) Web Development
10 37 (12.63%) MVC
11 35 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (11.60%) UML
12 34 (11.60%) SOA
12 34 (11.60%) iOS Development
13 30 (10.24%) Multithreading
14 28 (9.56%) User Stories
15 26 (8.87%) Technical Analysis
16 21 (7.17%) Software Engineering
17 20 (6.83%) Electronic Trading
17 20 (6.83%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 133 (45.39%) Java
2 114 (38.91%) SQL
3 108 (36.86%) C#
4 100 (34.13%) JavaScript
5 33 (11.26%) Python
6 29 (9.90%) Objective-C
7 14 (4.78%) Ruby
8 11 (3.75%) ANSI SQL
9 10 (3.41%) C++
9 10 (3.41%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.07%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.39%) Apple Swift
12 6 (2.05%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.71%) PHP
13 5 (1.71%) XPath
14 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.37%) C
14 4 (1.37%) VB
15 3 (1.02%) VBA
16 2 (0.68%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (6.48%) Degree
2 7 (2.39%) DV Cleared
2 7 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.22%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.68%) PMBOK
3 2 (0.68%) HL7
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.75%) GridGain
2 6 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.02%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.34%) Varnish
4 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (1.37%) Data Guard
1 4 (1.37%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (0.34%) yum
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) Ansible
Vendors
1 55 (18.77%) Oracle
2 36 (12.29%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.17%) Sybase
4 19 (6.48%) Apple
5 12 (4.10%) TIBCO
6 9 (3.07%) Atlassian
7 8 (2.73%) IBM
8 7 (2.39%) Google
9 6 (2.05%) Tradeweb
9 6 (2.05%) Bloomberg
10 5 (1.71%) ION Trading
10 5 (1.71%) DevExpress
11 4 (1.37%) EPiServer
11 4 (1.37%) eSpeed
12 3 (1.02%) Actimize
12 3 (1.02%) Informatica
13 2 (0.68%) DataSynapse
13 2 (0.68%) MarketAxess
14 1 (0.34%) Zend
14 1 (0.34%) Adobe
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