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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hierarchical Object-Oriented Design (HOOD)
Rank 636 620 608
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Contract jobs citing HOOD 11 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.029% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.036% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 2
Median daily rate £425 £400 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +61.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £300 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £700 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £36.25 £37.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% -17.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -17.77%

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
45369 44062 42291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.62% 78.90% 77.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29987 27471 26430
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1287 1211
Median hourly rate £33.50 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HOOD within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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 -24 11 £425 +6.25%
London -6 9 £425 +7.93%
Preston 0 2 - -
Lancashire 0 2 - -
North West -6 2 - -
Harrow - 1 £425 -

HOOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) Perl
3 7 (29.17%) Python
3 7 (29.17%) VPN
3 7 (29.17%) DNS
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 7 (29.17%) MPLS
3 7 (29.17%) BGP
3 7 (29.17%) HTTP
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (29.17%) Akamai
3 7 (29.17%) High Availability
3 7 (29.17%) IOS XR
3 7 (29.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (29.17%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (25.00%) F5
4 6 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (25.00%) Streaming Media
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Ada
5 5 (20.83%) Unix
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) MPEG
5 5 (20.83%) Apple

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 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP BPC
1 1 (4.17%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (29.17%) BGP
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 7 (29.17%) HTTP
2 7 (29.17%) IOS XR
2 7 (29.17%) MPLS
2 7 (29.17%) VPN
3 6 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (20.83%) Avionics
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Ada Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Ada Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) DOORS Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Access VBA Developer
5 1 (4.17%) HR Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Retail Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SAP HR Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (25.00%) Streaming Media
3 5 (20.83%) MPEG
4 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.17%) Online Games
4 1 (4.17%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Unix
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) DDoS Mitigation
1 7 (29.17%) High Availability
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
3 5 (20.83%) Memory Management
4 4 (16.67%) SDLC
4 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) OOD
6 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Security Management
7 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Perl
2 7 (29.17%) Python
3 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) Ada
5 4 (16.67%) C++
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) C
7 1 (4.17%) R
7 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) HND
2 1 (4.17%) PhD
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Akamai
1 7 (29.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) F5
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Apple
3 5 (20.83%) SevOne
4 1 (4.17%) Facebook
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter