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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 234 260 198
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -62
Contract jobs citing OOD 193 180 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.79% 0.72% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.94% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 120 172
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£450 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 12
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.86 £37.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +4.89%
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
18761 19158 19398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.11% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13057 13421 13065
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 50 £495 -13.91% 21
Croydon - 3 £450 -
Docklands, London +11 1 - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Teddington - - - - 3
Twickenham - - - -
Upminster - - - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 286 (91.96%) OO
2 148 (47.59%) Java
2 148 (47.59%) SQL
3 111 (35.69%) C#
4 106 (34.08%) .NET
5 100 (32.15%) HTML
6 91 (29.26%) JavaScript
7 85 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
8 84 (27.01%) TDD
8 84 (27.01%) XML
9 83 (26.69%) SQL Server
9 83 (26.69%) Scrum
10 73 (23.47%) Oracle
11 72 (23.15%) Web Services
12 69 (22.19%) Finance
13 67 (21.54%) CSS
14 64 (20.58%) Linux
15 63 (20.26%) Spring
16 61 (19.61%) Banking
17 60 (19.29%) MVC
18 54 (17.36%) .NET Framework
19 52 (16.72%) Windows
20 50 (16.08%) UML
21 49 (15.76%) ASP.NET
22 46 (14.79%) Hibernate
23 45 (14.47%) Software Engineering
24 44 (14.15%) jQuery
24 44 (14.15%) Python
25 43 (13.83%) Microsoft
25 43 (13.83%) WCF

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (9.00%) IIS
2 23 (7.40%) WebSphere
3 22 (7.07%) Apache
4 15 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (3.54%) CMS
5 11 (3.54%) Node.js
6 10 (3.22%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.57%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.25%) Confluence
10 6 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.29%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.64%) Moodle
13 2 (0.64%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.64%) Orchard CMS
13 2 (0.64%) Drupal
13 2 (0.64%) Documentum
14 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 19 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.22%) MS Office
3 8 (2.57%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.93%) MS Project
5 4 (1.29%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.29%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.96%) RMDS
3 3 (0.96%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.32%) Magento
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.57%) SaaS
2 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.61%) PaaS
3 5 (1.61%) IaaS
4 4 (1.29%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.79%) HTTP
2 12 (3.86%) LDAP
3 7 (2.25%) SSL
4 5 (1.61%) DSL
4 5 (1.61%) Firewall
5 4 (1.29%) DMZ
6 2 (0.64%) CTI
6 2 (0.64%) VoIP
6 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.64%) DNS
6 2 (0.64%) Softphone
6 2 (0.64%) Internet
7 1 (0.32%) SSH
7 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (26.69%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.00%) Relational Database
3 26 (8.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (5.79%) Big Data
5 16 (5.14%) MySQL
5 16 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (5.14%) ObjectStore
5 16 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (4.82%) MongoDB
6 15 (4.82%) Oracle Database
7 14 (4.50%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.54%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (3.54%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.57%) MS Access
11 7 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (2.25%) Apache Hive
11 7 (2.25%) HBase
12 6 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (9.65%) Subversion
2 28 (9.00%) Maven
3 27 (8.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (8.68%) Jenkins
4 25 (8.04%) JUnit
5 24 (7.72%) Git (software)
6 22 (7.07%) JIRA
7 21 (6.75%) Visual Studio
8 17 (5.47%) Eclipse
9 14 (4.50%) Mockito
9 14 (4.50%) NUnit
9 14 (4.50%) jMock
10 11 (3.54%) Selenium
10 11 (3.54%) Mercurial
11 10 (3.22%) Rational Rose
12 9 (2.89%) Cucumber
13 7 (2.25%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.61%) Bugzilla
14 5 (1.61%) Xcode
15 4 (1.29%) EasyMock
General
1 69 (22.19%) Finance
2 61 (19.61%) Banking
3 37 (11.90%) Investment Banking
4 31 (9.97%) Front Office
5 16 (5.14%) Back Office
6 9 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.61%) Publishing
7 5 (1.61%) Retail
8 3 (0.96%) Games
9 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.64%) Billing
9 2 (0.64%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 255 (81.99%) Developer
2 81 (26.05%) Java Developer
3 43 (13.83%) .NET Developer
4 42 (13.50%) C# Developer
5 26 (8.36%) Senior Developer
6 24 (7.72%) C++ Developer
7 20 (6.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (5.79%) Python Developer
9 17 (5.47%) Architect
10 15 (4.82%) Analyst
11 14 (4.50%) iOS Developer
12 12 (3.86%) Agile Java Developer
13 10 (3.22%) Front-End Developer
13 10 (3.22%) Business Analyst
14 9 (2.89%) Software Developer
14 9 (2.89%) PHP Developer
15 8 (2.57%) Senior .NET Developer
16 7 (2.25%) Software Engineer
16 7 (2.25%) Web Developer
16 7 (2.25%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (34.08%) .NET
2 100 (32.15%) HTML
3 84 (27.01%) XML
4 72 (23.15%) Web Services
5 67 (21.54%) CSS
6 63 (20.26%) Spring
7 54 (17.36%) .NET Framework
8 49 (15.76%) ASP.NET
9 46 (14.79%) Hibernate
10 44 (14.15%) jQuery
11 43 (13.83%) WCF
12 35 (11.25%) HTML5
13 30 (9.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (9.65%) JSON
14 27 (8.68%) WPF
15 25 (8.04%) J2EE
15 25 (8.04%) CSS3
16 24 (7.72%) JMS
17 23 (7.40%) WinForms
18 22 (7.07%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.22%) Derivative
2 26 (8.36%) Open Source
3 24 (7.72%) Credit Derivative
4 18 (5.79%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.14%) Fixed Income
6 15 (4.82%) Equity Derivative
7 14 (4.50%) Client/Server
7 14 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (4.18%) iPhone
9 12 (3.86%) Credit Risk
10 11 (3.54%) Mobile App
11 10 (3.22%) Market Risk
11 10 (3.22%) N-Tier
12 9 (2.89%) Equities
12 9 (2.89%) iPad
13 6 (1.93%) Visualisation
13 6 (1.93%) Data Integration
14 4 (1.29%) Digital Media
14 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 64 (20.58%) Linux
2 52 (16.72%) Windows
3 17 (5.47%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.54%) UNIX
5 10 (3.22%) Android
6 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) Debian
8 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (91.96%) OO
2 85 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (27.01%) TDD
4 83 (26.69%) Scrum
5 60 (19.29%) MVC
6 50 (16.08%) UML
7 45 (14.47%) Software Engineering
8 41 (13.18%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (12.54%) Unit Testing
10 37 (11.90%) SOA
11 34 (10.93%) OOA/OOD
12 32 (10.29%) Multithreading
13 31 (9.97%) OOP
14 28 (9.00%) Web Development
15 25 (8.04%) Pair Programming
16 22 (7.07%) Analytics
17 21 (6.75%) BDD
18 19 (6.11%) Risk Management
19 17 (5.47%) ETL
20 16 (5.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 148 (47.59%) Java
1 148 (47.59%) SQL
2 111 (35.69%) C#
3 91 (29.26%) JavaScript
4 44 (14.15%) Python
5 41 (13.18%) C++
6 24 (7.72%) T-SQL
7 16 (5.14%) PL/SQL
7 16 (5.14%) Objective-C
8 14 (4.50%) PHP
9 11 (3.54%) Ruby
10 10 (3.22%) VBA
11 9 (2.89%) Scala
11 9 (2.89%) Groovy
12 7 (2.25%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.25%) Clojure
12 7 (2.25%) C
13 6 (1.93%) sed
13 6 (1.93%) AWK
13 6 (1.93%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 36 (11.58%) Degree
2 14 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) MCP
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.75%) QA
2 6 (1.93%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.96%) EMIR
3 3 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.32%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.29%) Varnish
3 2 (0.64%) vCloud
3 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (2.25%) Oozie
2 2 (0.64%) Puppet
2 2 (0.64%) SCOM
3 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.32%) Control-M
3 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.32%) logstash
Vendors
1 73 (23.47%) Oracle
2 43 (13.83%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.18%) IBM
3 13 (4.18%) Sybase
4 9 (2.89%) Zend
5 8 (2.57%) Perforce
6 7 (2.25%) JBoss
7 6 (1.93%) CA
8 5 (1.61%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.29%) ION Trading
9 4 (1.29%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.29%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.96%) Google
10 3 (0.96%) Apple
10 3 (0.96%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.96%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.96%) Siebel
10 3 (0.96%) SAP
11 2 (0.64%) Business Objects
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