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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hierarchical Object-Oriented Design (HOOD)
UK
Rank 585 614 619
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +5
Contract jobs citing HOOD 17 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.025% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.030% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 8
Median daily rate £325 £550 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +75.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £341 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £370 £314
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +17.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -

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
37058 43034 41664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.78% 82.76% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24637 28159 26322
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1182 1118
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +45.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HOOD within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

HOOD Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

HOOD
Top 14 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 25 February 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 +41 17 £325 -40.90%
North West +26 9 - -
Lancashire +19 9 - -
Preston +1 8 - -
South East - 3 £325 -
London +18 2 £318 -42.27%
South West - 2 £363 -
Aylesbury - 2 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £300 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £363 -
Coventry - 1 £325 -
Berkshire - 1 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 -

HOOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
4 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (25.00%) Degree
4 9 (25.00%) PaaS
4 9 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (25.00%) IaaS
5 8 (22.22%) Web Application Development
5 8 (22.22%) Software Architecture
5 8 (22.22%) DKIM
5 8 (22.22%) DMARC
5 8 (22.22%) Avionics
5 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 8 (22.22%) C
5 8 (22.22%) HTML
5 8 (22.22%) .NET
5 8 (22.22%) CSS
5 8 (22.22%) Ada
5 8 (22.22%) SMTP
5 8 (22.22%) Finance
5 8 (22.22%) CMS
5 8 (22.22%) Scrum
6 7 (19.44%) Internet
6 7 (19.44%) Perl
6 7 (19.44%) SDLC

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 8 (22.22%) CMS
2 3 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.56%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.78%) Confluence
4 1 (2.78%) SAS
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) IaaS
1 9 (25.00%) PaaS
2 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) DKIM
1 8 (22.22%) DMARC
1 8 (22.22%) SMTP
2 7 (19.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (19.44%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (13.89%) VectorCAST
4 2 (5.56%) ClearCase
4 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.78%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (22.22%) Avionics
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.11%) Marketing
4 3 (8.33%) Aerospace
4 3 (8.33%) Military
5 2 (5.56%) Electronics
5 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) AWS Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Ada Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Angular Developer
5 2 (5.56%) DOORS Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Salesforce Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
1 8 (22.22%) CSS
1 8 (22.22%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
2 5 (13.89%) jQuery
3 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (8.33%) CSS3
4 3 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.78%) Grails
6 1 (2.78%) J2EE
6 1 (2.78%) JSON
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) Spring
6 1 (2.78%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.78%) Struts
6 1 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.33%) iPhone
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.56%) iPad
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Android
3 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (22.22%) Scrum
3 8 (22.22%) Software Architecture
3 8 (22.22%) Web Application Development
4 7 (19.44%) SDLC
5 6 (16.67%) MVC
5 6 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
6 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
6 5 (13.89%) UML
6 5 (13.89%) Web Development
7 4 (11.11%) Hazard Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) API Development
8 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Ada
2 8 (22.22%) C
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) Perl
4 6 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) HND
4 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe
2 2 (5.56%) Google
2 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) ATG
3 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.78%) Mercator
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle