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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hierarchical Object-Oriented Design (HOOD)
Rank 607 596 575
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Contract jobs citing HOOD 12 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.013% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 0
Average daily rate £550 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
41710 39321 37141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.10% 77.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27291 25151 22514
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1208 1037 1128
Average hourly rate £39.31 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 11 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 11 £550 +21.21% 2
London - 6 £550 -
North West -14 4 £390 -44.28% 2
Lancashire +1 3 - - 2
Preston - 3 - - 2
Scotland -8 1 £325 +3.17%
Nottingham - 1 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £390 -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 £325 -

HOOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (38.89%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Memory Management
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (22.22%) Avionics
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Ada
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) API Testing
5 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing

HOOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP BPC
1 1 (5.56%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Avionics
3 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Games
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Java Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Test Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Access VBA Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Ada Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Ada Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) DOORS Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) HR Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Retail Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAP HR Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
1 2 (11.11%) SOAP
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (27.78%) Memory Management
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) API Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Ada
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C
4 2 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Facebook
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter
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