The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 575 594 549
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -45
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 86 69 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 38 50
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%

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
44547 45656 42956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.75% 79.99% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29462 29606 26622
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 £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1037 1202 1216
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.17 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OOA/OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOA/OOD within the UK.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OOA/OOD
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD within the UK.

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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 +21 60 £500 +17.64% 38
London +11 39 £500 -2.43% 13
Wales +33 22 £400 +2.56% 4
South Wales +25 22 £400 +2.56% 4
Newport +12 15 £403 +0.62% 4
East of England +29 9 - - 6
Suffolk - 9 - -
Ipswich - 9 - -
South East +16 5 £450 +38.46% 6
Scotland +1 4 £378 +16.15% 1
City of London +44 3 £513 -18.00% 5
Tyne and Wear - 3 £450 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £450 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £450 - 1
North East - 3 £450 - 1
South West -5 2 £375 -11.76% 9
Wiltshire -6 2 £375 - 2
Livingston - 2 £378 -
Maidenhead - 2 £450 -
West Lothian - 2 £378 -
Glasgow +2 1 - -
Swindon +2 1 £375 - 2
Hampshire +2 1 £538 - 1
North West -2 1 - - 2
Bromley -2 1 £560 -
Manchester -12 1 - - 2
Westminster - 1 £513 -
Havant - 1 £538 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £270 -

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD.

1 154 (77.78%) OO
2 119 (60.10%) Java
3 107 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (51.01%) UML
5 58 (29.29%) Finance
6 57 (28.79%) SQL
7 53 (26.77%) Scrum
8 51 (25.76%) Oracle
8 51 (25.76%) Open Source
9 49 (24.75%) Software Engineering
10 47 (23.74%) TDD
11 46 (23.23%) Windows
12 44 (22.22%) Web Services
13 42 (21.21%) XML
14 41 (20.71%) C#
15 39 (19.70%) Security Cleared
16 37 (18.69%) Use Case
16 37 (18.69%) HTML
16 37 (18.69%) Eclipse
17 36 (18.18%) Unix
18 35 (17.68%) AngularJS
19 34 (17.17%) REST
19 34 (17.17%) Project Management
20 32 (16.16%) C++
20 32 (16.16%) JavaScript
20 32 (16.16%) Spring
20 32 (16.16%) Business Analysis
21 30 (15.15%) Waterfall
22 29 (14.65%) JIRA
22 29 (14.65%) SC Cleared

OOA/OOD
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 16 (8.08%) Apache
2 14 (7.07%) Tomcat
2 14 (7.07%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.53%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (2.53%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.52%) Confluence
5 3 (1.52%) Documentum
5 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.52%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.01%) CMS
7 1 (0.51%) JBoss
7 1 (0.51%) PegaRULES
7 1 (0.51%) SAS
7 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 7 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.02%) MS Office
4 3 (1.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.58%) IaaS
2 8 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.02%) PaaS
3 4 (2.02%) SaaS
4 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 24 (12.12%) SNMP
2 24 (12.12%) VoIP
3 3 (1.52%) HTTP
4 2 (1.01%) Network Security
5 1 (0.51%) Internet
5 1 (0.51%) LAN
5 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.61%) Relational Database
2 15 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.53%) Neo4j
5 5 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (2.53%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.52%) Big Data
7 3 (1.52%) MySQL
8 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (18.69%) Eclipse
2 29 (14.65%) JIRA
3 28 (14.14%) Visual Studio
4 24 (12.12%) Rational DOORS
4 24 (12.12%) StarTeam
5 22 (11.11%) Maven
6 21 (10.61%) JUnit
7 20 (10.10%) Subversion
8 11 (5.56%) Ant
9 10 (5.05%) Cucumber
9 10 (5.05%) Git (software)
9 10 (5.05%) IntelliJ
9 10 (5.05%) Selenium
10 8 (4.04%) TestNG
11 7 (3.54%) Jenkins
11 7 (3.54%) jMock
12 6 (3.03%) Grunt
13 5 (2.53%) Apache Ivy
13 5 (2.53%) gulp
13 5 (2.53%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 58 (29.29%) Finance
2 23 (11.62%) Banking
3 5 (2.53%) Marketing
4 4 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.02%) Wholesale Banking
5 3 (1.52%) Automotive
5 3 (1.52%) Electronics
5 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.01%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
7 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 102 (51.52%) Developer
2 63 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 31 (15.66%) Analyst
4 27 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 26 (13.13%) Architect
6 25 (12.63%) Software Engineer
7 22 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 17 (8.59%) Agile Developer
9 15 (7.58%) Agile Java Developer
9 15 (7.58%) C# Developer
9 15 (7.58%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (7.58%) Technical Analyst
10 14 (7.07%) Software Developer
10 14 (7.07%) Technical Business Analyst
11 13 (6.57%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (5.05%) .NET Developer
12 10 (5.05%) C++ Developer
12 10 (5.05%) C++ Software Engineer
12 10 (5.05%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (5.05%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (22.22%) Web Services
2 42 (21.21%) XML
3 37 (18.69%) HTML
4 35 (17.68%) AngularJS
5 34 (17.17%) REST
6 32 (16.16%) Spring
7 26 (13.13%) Hibernate
8 23 (11.62%) CSS
8 23 (11.62%) SOAP
9 21 (10.61%) Ajax
9 21 (10.61%) Java EE
10 20 (10.10%) .NET
11 18 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
12 15 (7.58%) JMS
12 15 (7.58%) jQuery
12 15 (7.58%) Spring MVC
13 13 (6.57%) J2EE
14 12 (6.06%) JSP
15 11 (5.56%) HTML5
15 11 (5.56%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.54%) Derivative
3 7 (3.54%) User Experience
4 4 (2.02%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.02%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.52%) PMI
5 3 (1.52%) Robotics
6 2 (1.01%) Clustering
6 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.01%) Fintech
6 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.23%) Windows
2 36 (18.18%) Unix
3 28 (14.14%) Linux
4 4 (2.02%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.52%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.51%) Android
7 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Solaris
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (77.78%) OO
2 107 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (51.01%) UML
4 53 (26.77%) Scrum
5 51 (25.76%) Open Source
6 49 (24.75%) Software Engineering
7 47 (23.74%) TDD
8 37 (18.69%) Use Case
9 34 (17.17%) Project Management
10 32 (16.16%) Business Analysis
11 30 (15.15%) Waterfall
12 25 (12.63%) Agile Project Management
13 24 (12.12%) OOD
13 24 (12.12%) Requirements Management
14 23 (11.62%) SOA
15 20 (10.10%) MVC
15 20 (10.10%) Service Design
16 16 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (7.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 12 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 119 (60.10%) Java
2 57 (28.79%) SQL
3 41 (20.71%) C#
4 32 (16.16%) C++
4 32 (16.16%) JavaScript
5 27 (13.64%) C
6 26 (13.13%) Python
7 17 (8.59%) Bash Shell
8 15 (7.58%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.54%) Ruby
9 7 (3.54%) Scala
10 5 (2.53%) Clojure
10 5 (2.53%) Embedded C++
10 5 (2.53%) ES6
11 4 (2.02%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.02%) Groovy
11 4 (2.02%) Perl
11 4 (2.02%) PHP
12 3 (1.52%) Delphi
12 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (19.70%) Security Cleared
2 29 (14.65%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.56%) Degree
4 5 (2.53%) MCAD
4 5 (2.53%) MCP
4 5 (2.53%) MCPD
4 5 (2.53%) MCSD
4 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.52%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.01%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) PhD
8 1 (0.51%) PMP
8 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.53%) QA
3 3 (1.52%) ISO15022
3 3 (1.52%) ISO20022
4 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 18 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (8.59%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 51 (25.76%) Oracle
2 24 (12.12%) Coverity
3 16 (8.08%) SaltStack
4 9 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.04%) IBM
6 5 (2.53%) EPiServer
7 4 (2.02%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.02%) BEA
8 3 (1.52%) Blue Prism
8 3 (1.52%) Kofax
8 3 (1.52%) Zend
9 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.01%) SAP
10 1 (0.51%) CA
10 1 (0.51%) Cognos
10 1 (0.51%) FireEye
10 1 (0.51%) Informatica
10 1 (0.51%) QNX
10 1 (0.51%) Sun
10 1 (0.51%) Symantec
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