The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 500 527 481
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -46
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 123 66 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 49 49
Average daily rate £384 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.73% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £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
41233 39767 38206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.35% 77.75% 76.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26971 25392 23073
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
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 1169 1059 1170
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -
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 £51.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the UK over the 3 months to 13 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 +46 101 £388 -8.82% 36
London +6 48 £500 - 15
South West +22 30 £375 +7.14% 3
Devon +15 18 £350 - 1
Plymouth - 18 £350 - 1
Scotland +7 16 £300 -20.00% 2
South East +19 13 £355 -16.47% 11
Glasgow +17 11 £285 -24.00% 2
Milton Keynes - 10 £355 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 10 £355 - 2
City of London +49 7 £406 -4.41% 2
Swindon +3 6 £378 -2.58%
Wiltshire +1 6 £378 -2.58%
Wales - 5 £400 - 1
Edinburgh - 5 £475 -
Yorkshire -8 4 £380 +16.84% 2
South Wales - 3 £400 - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
Ripon - 3 - -
North West -8 2 £463 -15.90%
West Midlands -20 2 £250 -47.36% 3
Solihull - 2 £300 - 1
Hampshire - 2 - -
Gwent - 2 £400 -
Berkshire +10 1 - -
Docklands, London +4 1 £365 -14.11%
East of England +1 1 - - 2
Bristol 0 1 £400 +14.28% 1
Birmingham -3 1 £250 -33.33% 2
West Yorkshire -8 1 £380 +16.84%

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD.

1 168 (82.76%) OO
2 136 (67.00%) Java
3 105 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (40.39%) HTML
5 81 (39.90%) SQL
6 74 (36.45%) Spring
7 69 (33.99%) Hibernate
7 69 (33.99%) UML
8 63 (31.03%) Web Services
9 62 (30.54%) TDD
10 60 (29.56%) JavaScript
11 56 (27.59%) Scrum
12 55 (27.09%) CSS
13 51 (25.12%) J2EE
13 51 (25.12%) XML
14 50 (24.63%) Subversion
15 47 (23.15%) Oracle
15 47 (23.15%) OOD
16 44 (21.67%) SDLC
17 40 (19.70%) MVC
18 38 (18.72%) SOAP
19 37 (18.23%) Finance
20 36 (17.73%) Maven
21 34 (16.75%) Java EE
22 33 (16.26%) Relational Database
23 32 (15.76%) Python
24 31 (15.27%) REST
24 31 (15.27%) NoSQL
25 30 (14.78%) Use Case
25 30 (14.78%) Multithreading

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (13.30%) Tomcat
2 23 (11.33%) WebLogic
3 18 (8.87%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (7.39%) WebSphere
5 12 (5.91%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (4.43%) CMS
7 8 (3.94%) Apache
7 8 (3.94%) JBoss
8 6 (2.96%) Node.js
9 5 (2.46%) Alfresco
9 5 (2.46%) Confluence
10 3 (1.48%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.48%) SAS
10 3 (1.48%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (1.48%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.99%) Liferay
12 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (7.39%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.43%) MS Office
3 5 (2.46%) MS Project
4 4 (1.97%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.48%) Magento
3 2 (0.99%) osCommerce
3 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.49%) Endur
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.48%) Heroku
2 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.48%) PaaS
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.84%) TCP/IP
2 17 (8.37%) HTTP
3 5 (2.46%) SNMP
3 5 (2.46%) VoIP
4 3 (1.48%) DNS
4 3 (1.48%) Firewall
4 3 (1.48%) VPN
5 2 (0.99%) Internet
5 2 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.26%) Relational Database
2 31 (15.27%) NoSQL
3 18 (8.87%) MySQL
3 18 (8.87%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.91%) SQL Server
5 11 (5.42%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.42%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.93%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.46%) DB2
10 4 (1.97%) Big Data
10 4 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.97%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.48%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.48%) HBase
11 3 (1.48%) Mnesia
11 3 (1.48%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.48%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 50 (24.63%) Subversion
2 36 (17.73%) Maven
3 30 (14.78%) Git (software)
4 23 (11.33%) JIRA
5 18 (8.87%) Eclipse
6 13 (6.40%) Visual Studio
7 12 (5.91%) Jenkins
7 12 (5.91%) JUnit
8 10 (4.93%) Ant
9 9 (4.43%) Checkstyle
9 9 (4.43%) FindBugs
10 8 (3.94%) Rational DOORS
10 8 (3.94%) Selenium
11 7 (3.45%) StarTeam
12 5 (2.46%) ClearCase
12 5 (2.46%) Mockito
13 4 (1.97%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.97%) Vagrant
14 3 (1.48%) Bitbucket
14 3 (1.48%) Gradle
General
1 37 (18.23%) Finance
2 20 (9.85%) Banking
3 11 (5.42%) Retail
4 5 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.97%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.48%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.99%) Electronics
7 2 (0.99%) Games
7 2 (0.99%) Legal
7 2 (0.99%) Marketing
7 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Billing
8 1 (0.49%) Front Office
8 1 (0.49%) Vietnamese Language
8 1 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (73.40%) Developer
2 92 (45.32%) Java Developer
3 29 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 23 (11.33%) Architect
5 22 (10.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (7.39%) Python Developer
7 13 (6.40%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (6.40%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 12 (5.91%) J2EE Developer
8 12 (5.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 12 (5.91%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 12 (5.91%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 11 (5.42%) Agile Developer
9 11 (5.42%) Core Java Developer
9 11 (5.42%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (4.93%) Applications Architect
10 10 (4.93%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.94%) Agile Java Developer
12 7 (3.45%) Senior Architect
12 7 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (40.39%) HTML
2 74 (36.45%) Spring
3 69 (33.99%) Hibernate
4 63 (31.03%) Web Services
5 55 (27.09%) CSS
6 51 (25.12%) J2EE
6 51 (25.12%) XML
7 38 (18.72%) SOAP
8 34 (16.75%) Java EE
9 31 (15.27%) REST
10 30 (14.78%) JSF
11 27 (13.30%) Ajax
11 27 (13.30%) JMS
12 22 (10.84%) Struts
13 20 (9.85%) JSP
13 20 (9.85%) RESTful
14 19 (9.36%) jQuery
15 18 (8.87%) Servlets
16 17 (8.37%) Spring MVC
16 17 (8.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.37%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.93%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.96%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.46%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.46%) PMI
7 3 (1.48%) Animation
7 3 (1.48%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.48%) DataPower
7 3 (1.48%) iPad
7 3 (1.48%) iPhone
7 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.48%) Pharmacovigilance
7 3 (1.48%) Replication
8 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.49%) Clustering
9 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.84%) Unix
2 18 (8.87%) Windows
3 11 (5.42%) Linux
4 4 (1.97%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.49%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) CentOS
6 1 (0.49%) Solaris
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (82.76%) OO
2 105 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (33.99%) UML
4 62 (30.54%) TDD
5 56 (27.59%) Scrum
6 47 (23.15%) OOD
7 44 (21.67%) SDLC
8 40 (19.70%) MVC
9 30 (14.78%) Multithreading
9 30 (14.78%) Use Case
10 29 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 27 (13.30%) SOA
12 23 (11.33%) Requirements Analysis
13 21 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (10.34%) Software Engineering
13 21 (10.34%) Software Testing
14 18 (8.87%) Coaching
14 18 (8.87%) Risk Analysis
15 17 (8.37%) Open Source
16 16 (7.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 136 (67.00%) Java
2 81 (39.90%) SQL
3 60 (29.56%) JavaScript
4 32 (15.76%) Python
5 23 (11.33%) C#
6 20 (9.85%) PL/SQL
7 14 (6.90%) C
7 14 (6.90%) C++
8 12 (5.91%) Erlang
9 9 (4.43%) Ruby
10 6 (2.96%) Ada
10 6 (2.96%) Scala
11 5 (2.46%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.97%) Delphi
12 4 (1.97%) Perl
12 4 (1.97%) PHP
12 4 (1.97%) PL/1
13 3 (1.48%) Groovy
13 3 (1.48%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.48%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 24 (11.82%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.88%) Degree
3 11 (5.42%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.46%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.48%) ISEB
6 3 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.48%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.99%) PMP
7 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.82%) QA
2 9 (4.43%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.43%) SLA
3 8 (3.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.46%) Docker
2 3 (1.48%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.48%) Oozie
2 1 (0.49%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 47 (23.15%) Oracle
2 25 (12.32%) IBM
3 12 (5.91%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.93%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.45%) Coverity
5 7 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.48%) Apple
6 3 (1.48%) BEA
6 3 (1.48%) Intel
6 3 (1.48%) Kony
6 3 (1.48%) Lotus
6 3 (1.48%) SAP
6 3 (1.48%) Twitter
7 2 (0.99%) Google
7 2 (0.99%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.99%) VMware
7 2 (0.99%) Zend
8 1 (0.49%) ATG
8 1 (0.49%) Informatica
8 1 (0.49%) Sun
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