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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hierarchical Object-Oriented Design (HOOD)
Rank 626 653 635
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Contract jobs citing HOOD 10 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.019% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.023% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
Median daily rate £425 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 -

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
43784 46844 44845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.14% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29028 30621 28126
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1146 1304 1230
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 9 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 1 October 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 +19 10 £425 +17.24%
London +8 5 £550 +57.14%
South West +16 2 £306 -2.00%
Dorset - 2 £306 -
South East +7 1 - -
East of England - 1 £438 -
Midlands - 1 £288 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £438 -
Hampshire - 1 - -

HOOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (48.28%) Python
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) Java
4 11 (37.93%) C++
4 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
4 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
5 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (34.48%) NoSQL
5 10 (34.48%) R
5 10 (34.48%) Machine Learning
5 10 (34.48%) Statistical Modelling
5 10 (34.48%) Analytics
5 10 (34.48%) Degree
5 10 (34.48%) Linux
5 10 (34.48%) PhD
5 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
5 10 (34.48%) DevOps
5 10 (34.48%) Pandas
5 10 (34.48%) Algorithms
6 9 (31.03%) Big Data
7 5 (17.24%) CSS
7 5 (17.24%) HTML
7 5 (17.24%) .NET
8 4 (13.79%) C#
8 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 4 (13.79%) VPN
8 4 (13.79%) MVC
8 4 (13.79%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.34%) Web Development

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 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) VPN
2 3 (10.34%) BGP
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (10.34%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) IOS XR
2 3 (10.34%) MPLS
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) 2G
4 1 (3.45%) 3G
4 1 (3.45%) 4G
4 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.45%) GSM
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) LTE
4 1 (3.45%) WCDMA
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) NoSQL
2 9 (31.03%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Android Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Bower
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
2 2 (6.90%) Android Consultant
2 2 (6.90%) Android Developer
2 2 (6.90%) Android Engineer
2 2 (6.90%) Consultant
2 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
2 2 (6.90%) Quantitative Developer
2 2 (6.90%) Sitecore Developer
2 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (3.45%) C++ Developer
3 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Web Developer
3 1 (3.45%) Junior Project Coordinator
3 1 (3.45%) Junior Support Manager
3 1 (3.45%) MATLAB Developer
3 1 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (3.45%) R Developer
3 1 (3.45%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Pandas
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) CSS
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) CSS3
3 3 (10.34%) HTML5
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) JSON
5 1 (3.45%) RESTful
5 1 (3.45%) Sass
5 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Algorithms
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.90%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (6.90%) MPEG
3 2 (6.90%) Streaming Media
4 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Unix
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
1 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
2 10 (34.48%) Analytics
2 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (34.48%) DevOps
2 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
2 10 (34.48%) Machine Learning
2 10 (34.48%) Statistical Modelling
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) MVC
4 3 (10.34%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (10.34%) High Availability
4 3 (10.34%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) Android Development
5 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Python
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) Java
4 11 (37.93%) C++
5 10 (34.48%) R
6 4 (13.79%) C#
6 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.90%) C
8 2 (6.90%) Perl
9 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
1 10 (34.48%) PhD
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) XenApp
1 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Akamai
1 3 (10.34%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco
1 3 (10.34%) F5
2 2 (6.90%) Apple
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) SevOne
2 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.45%) Mapinfo
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com