The table below looks at the statistics for HOOD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HOOD over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hierarchical Object-Oriented Design (HOOD)
Rank 613 581 592
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +11
Contract jobs citing HOOD 4 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.017% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.023% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
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£325 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average 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
42151 38998 41410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.02% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26532 24183 24007
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1087 1536
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

HOOD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HOOD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HOOD within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
England -22 4 £325 -16.12%
London +7 3 £325 -
South West - 1 £330 -
Gloucestershire - - - -

HOOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HOOD 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 HOOD.

1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
4 3 (23.08%) QlikView
4 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) OOD
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) ERP
4 3 (23.08%) JD Edwards
4 3 (23.08%) Intranet
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Siebel
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) DHTML
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) TDD

HOOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HOOD 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 HOOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) QlikView
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) QlikView Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Siebel Developer
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) DHTML
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) Dojo
4 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) OOD
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) ERP
2 3 (23.08%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) OO PHP
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) JD Edwards
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
1 3 (23.08%) Siebel
2 1 (7.69%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (7.69%) EPiServer
2 1 (7.69%) Siemens