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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hierarchical Object-Oriented Design (HOOD)
Rank 568 558 528
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -30
Contract jobs citing HOOD 8 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.016% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.020% 0.021% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
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£506 £248 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% -18.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £166 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £330 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £506 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
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 27 February 2015.

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 6 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 27 February 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
England -20 6 £700 +182.82%
South West - 1 £208 -
Bristol - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
London - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -

HOOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) SAP
1 4 (30.77%) ERP
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
1 4 (30.77%) SAP Retail
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
2 2 (15.38%) Route 53
2 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (7.69%) VCP4
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Dojo
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) .NET

HOOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Route 53
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Dojo
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ERP
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) VCP4
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) SAP