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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hierarchical Object-Oriented Design (HOOD)
UK
Rank 563 614 604
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -10
Contract jobs citing HOOD 19 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.026% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.031% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 3
Median daily rate £450 £550 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +74.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+23.75% -

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
36177 41516 39910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.16% 81.70% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 26915 25773
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1195 1052
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 13 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +29 19 £450 -18.18%
London +14 8 £520 -5.45%
North West +30 5 - -
Lancashire +7 5 - -
Preston -1 5 - -
South West - 4 £363 -
Dorset - 2 £325 -
Somerset - 2 £369 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
South East - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £525 -
Coventry - 1 £325 -
Bath - 1 £375 -

HOOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 9 (30.00%) PaaS
4 9 (30.00%) IaaS
5 8 (26.67%) Web Application Development
5 8 (26.67%) Software Architecture
5 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (26.67%) C
5 8 (26.67%) SMTP
5 8 (26.67%) Scrum
5 8 (26.67%) DKIM
5 8 (26.67%) DMARC
6 7 (23.33%) Finance
6 7 (23.33%) Internet
6 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
7 6 (20.00%) C#
7 6 (20.00%) HTML
7 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.00%) .NET
7 6 (20.00%) CSS
7 6 (20.00%) CMS
7 6 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (16.67%) VectorCAST
8 5 (16.67%) SDLC
8 5 (16.67%) Perl
8 5 (16.67%) UML
8 5 (16.67%) Ada

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 6 (20.00%) CMS
2 3 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) IaaS
1 9 (30.00%) PaaS
2 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) DKIM
1 8 (26.67%) DMARC
1 8 (26.67%) SMTP
2 7 (23.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
1 5 (16.67%) VectorCAST
2 3 (10.00%) Android Studio
3 2 (6.67%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Avionics
3 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (6.67%) Electronics
5 2 (6.67%) Marketing
5 2 (6.67%) Military
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) AWS Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Android Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Android Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Angular Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Salesforce Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Excel Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
1 6 (20.00%) CSS
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (10.00%) CSS3
2 3 (10.00%) HTML5
2 3 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) Grails
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.33%) Struts
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Scrum
2 8 (26.67%) Software Architecture
2 8 (26.67%) Web Application Development
3 6 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 5 (16.67%) SDLC
4 5 (16.67%) UML
4 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Hazard Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) MVC
5 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Android Development
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (10.00%) Refactoring
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) C
3 6 (20.00%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) Ada
4 5 (16.67%) Perl
5 4 (13.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) ATG
3 1 (3.33%) Mercator
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle