The table below looks at the statistics for HOOD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HOOD over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hierarchical Object-Oriented Design (HOOD)
Rank 639 635 624
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing HOOD 22 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.025% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.031% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 6
Median daily rate £430 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44570 45659 42979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.76% 79.96% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29477 29618 26643
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1040 1201 1204
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.60 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +14.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

HOOD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing HOOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

HOOD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HOOD
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HOOD within the UK.

HOOD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HOOD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HOOD within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

HOOD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HOOD
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HOOD within the UK.

HOOD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HOOD
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HOOD within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 22 £430 +22.85% 1
London +9 15 £450 +28.57%
South West -4 3 £263 -10.63%
South East +9 2 - - 1
Dorset - 2 £306 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
West Midlands -26 1 £425 +30.76%
Midlands - 1 £288 -
Somerset - 1 £263 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £263 -

HOOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HOOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for HOOD.

1 17 (53.13%) Python
2 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
3 12 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 12 (37.50%) C++
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) Java
5 10 (31.25%) Linux
5 10 (31.25%) PhD
5 10 (31.25%) E-Commerce
5 10 (31.25%) NoSQL
5 10 (31.25%) R
5 10 (31.25%) Machine Learning
5 10 (31.25%) Analytics
5 10 (31.25%) Degree
5 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (31.25%) Statistical Modelling
5 10 (31.25%) DevOps
5 10 (31.25%) Pandas
5 10 (31.25%) Algorithms
6 9 (28.13%) Big Data
7 8 (25.00%) VPN
8 7 (21.88%) DNS
8 7 (21.88%) MPLS
8 7 (21.88%) BGP
8 7 (21.88%) HTTP
8 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
8 7 (21.88%) Cisco
8 7 (21.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 7 (21.88%) High Availability
8 7 (21.88%) Akamai

HOOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) VPN
2 7 (21.88%) BGP
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) HTTP
2 7 (21.88%) IOS XR
2 7 (21.88%) MPLS
2 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) 2G
5 1 (3.13%) 3G
5 1 (3.13%) 4G
5 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.13%) GSM
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) LTE
5 1 (3.13%) WCDMA
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) NoSQL
2 9 (28.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Bower
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Avionics
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Ada Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Ada Software Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) DOORS Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Quantitative Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Android Consultant
4 1 (3.13%) Android Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Designer
4 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 1 (3.13%) IT Support
4 1 (3.13%) Junior Project Coordinator
4 1 (3.13%) Junior Support Manager
4 1 (3.13%) MATLAB Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Project Support Coordinator
4 1 (3.13%) R Developer
4 1 (3.13%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Pandas
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) CSS
2 3 (9.38%) CSS3
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) RESTful
3 1 (3.13%) Sass
3 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Algorithms
2 7 (21.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (18.75%) Streaming Media
4 5 (15.63%) MPEG
5 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.13%) Online Games
5 1 (3.13%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Unix
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
2 12 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 10 (31.25%) Analytics
3 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (31.25%) DevOps
3 10 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 10 (31.25%) Machine Learning
3 10 (31.25%) Statistical Modelling
4 7 (21.88%) DDoS Mitigation
4 7 (21.88%) High Availability
5 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) SDLC
7 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) Network Design
7 1 (3.13%) Network Planning
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Python
2 12 (37.50%) C++
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) Java
4 10 (31.25%) R
5 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 6 (18.75%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) Ada
6 2 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
1 10 (31.25%) PhD
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) XenApp
1 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Akamai
1 7 (21.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco
2 6 (18.75%) F5
3 5 (15.63%) Apple
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) SevOne
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.13%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle