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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hierarchical Object-Oriented Design (HOOD)
Rank 612 582 569
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -13
Contract jobs citing HOOD 4 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.006% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.008% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
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£450 £295 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £319 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £265 £253
% change year-on-year
+69.81% +4.95%
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
41980 38315 37478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 73.74% 71.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27244 23771 21863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1185 1161 1460
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014. 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 -23 4 £450 +52.54%
East of England - 2 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -
London +11 1 £475 +46.15%
South West - 1 £330 -
Bristol - - - -

HOOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Resource Management
3 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) Siebel
3 3 (27.27%) ERP
3 3 (27.27%) OOD
3 3 (27.27%) JD Edwards
4 2 (18.18%) Intranet
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) DHTML
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
4 2 (18.18%) Route 53

HOOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 (9.09%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Route 53
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) QlikView
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Siebel Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) DHTML
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Dojo
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) REST
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 3 (27.27%) Resource Management
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) OOD
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) EAI
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
1 3 (27.27%) Siebel
1 3 (27.27%) JD Edwards
2 1 (9.09%) EPiServer