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 24 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 541 466 480
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +14
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 53 134 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 85 44
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£375 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.43% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £44.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +24.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £44.13
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +24.64%

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
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 27 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 24 April 2015. 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 -68 48 £381 -7.57% 35
London -27 27 £425 -3.40% 12
City of London +9 9 £425 -1.73% 1
South East -24 6 £325 +1.56% 4
Docklands, London - 6 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £300 -
North East - 5 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £346 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £346 -
Wiltshire +14 3 £375 +11.11%
Swindon +13 3 £375 +11.11%
South West -1 3 £375 +13.20% 4
West Midlands -11 3 £425 -10.52% 3
Scotland -6 2 £375 -3.22% 2
Middlesex - 2 £273 -
East of England +16 1 - - 2
Birmingham 0 1 £375 -
North Yorkshire -2 1 £375 +23.96%
York -4 1 £375 +23.96%
Glasgow -9 1 £375 -3.22% 1
Merseyside -19 1 - -
Yorkshire -23 1 £375 +17.18% 4
North West -27 1 - - 5
East Anglia - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £475 - 3
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £475 - 3

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 96 (71.11%) OO
2 84 (62.22%) Java
3 71 (52.59%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (36.30%) TDD
5 43 (31.85%) Web Services
6 40 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 38 (28.15%) OOD
8 35 (25.93%) HTML
8 35 (25.93%) Scrum
9 33 (24.44%) .NET
10 32 (23.70%) SQL
11 31 (22.96%) Oracle
11 31 (22.96%) SQL Server
11 31 (22.96%) CSS
12 30 (22.22%) C#
12 30 (22.22%) MVC
13 29 (21.48%) XML
13 29 (21.48%) OOP
14 28 (20.74%) UML
15 26 (19.26%) Spring
16 25 (18.52%) E-Commerce
16 25 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (17.78%) J2EE
18 23 (17.04%) JUnit
18 23 (17.04%) SOA
18 23 (17.04%) Maven
18 23 (17.04%) Ajax
18 23 (17.04%) Waterfall
19 22 (16.30%) Finance
20 21 (15.56%) Degree

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (9.63%) WebLogic
2 8 (5.93%) CMS
3 7 (5.19%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.44%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.70%) AquaLogic
6 4 (2.96%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.96%) Confluence
6 4 (2.96%) Node.js
6 4 (2.96%) MTS
7 3 (2.22%) Apache
8 1 (0.74%) Papyrus
8 1 (0.74%) FileNet
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.74%) JBoss
8 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.96%) MS Project
3 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.70%) LDAP
2 5 (3.70%) HTTP
3 2 (1.48%) DLNA
3 2 (1.48%) Internet
3 2 (1.48%) DVB
3 2 (1.48%) Firewall
4 1 (0.74%) ATM
4 1 (0.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.48%) MySQL
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.74%) DocBase
8 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.74%) KDB
Development Applications
1 23 (17.04%) JUnit
1 23 (17.04%) Maven
2 17 (12.59%) Cucumber
3 12 (8.89%) Calabash
3 12 (8.89%) TeamCity
3 12 (8.89%) Android Studio
3 12 (8.89%) Ant
4 7 (5.19%) Subversion
5 6 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.44%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.70%) NUnit
6 5 (3.70%) Moq
7 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.96%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.96%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (2.22%) JIRA
8 3 (2.22%) Xcode
8 3 (2.22%) Log4j
8 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (1.48%) IntelliJ
General
1 22 (16.30%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Banking
3 11 (8.15%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.70%) Front Office
5 4 (2.96%) Retail
6 3 (2.22%) Marketing
6 3 (2.22%) Back Office
6 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.74%) Electronics
8 1 (0.74%) Advertising
8 1 (0.74%) Games
8 1 (0.74%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 90 (66.67%) Developer
2 35 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 26 (19.26%) Senior Developer
4 18 (13.33%) Architect
5 15 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 14 (10.37%) Android Developer
7 12 (8.89%) Senior Android Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.19%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.70%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Informatica Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.70%) Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) Analyst
10 5 (3.70%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.85%) Web Services
2 35 (25.93%) HTML
3 33 (24.44%) .NET
4 31 (22.96%) CSS
5 29 (21.48%) XML
6 26 (19.26%) Spring
7 24 (17.78%) J2EE
8 23 (17.04%) Ajax
9 19 (14.07%) jQuery
10 17 (12.59%) JSON
11 15 (11.11%) JDBC
11 15 (11.11%) JSP
11 15 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 14 (10.37%) Android SDK
12 14 (10.37%) XSLT
12 14 (10.37%) Hibernate
12 14 (10.37%) Spring MVC
13 13 (9.63%) JMS
13 13 (9.63%) AngularJS
13 13 (9.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) User Experience
2 12 (8.89%) Mobile Payment
2 12 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.15%) N-Tier
3 11 (8.15%) Open Source
4 9 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.44%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.70%) Wiki
6 5 (3.70%) Clustering
7 4 (2.96%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.96%) Statistics
8 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.48%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.48%) MPEG
9 2 (1.48%) DTV
9 2 (1.48%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.56%) Android
2 15 (11.11%) Linux
3 11 (8.15%) UNIX
4 6 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.70%) Windows
5 5 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (71.11%) OO
2 71 (52.59%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (36.30%) TDD
4 38 (28.15%) OOD
5 35 (25.93%) Scrum
6 30 (22.22%) MVC
7 29 (21.48%) OOP
8 28 (20.74%) UML
9 25 (18.52%) E-Commerce
9 25 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (17.04%) SOA
10 23 (17.04%) Waterfall
11 19 (14.07%) Android Development
12 17 (12.59%) Unit Testing
12 17 (12.59%) Multithreading
12 17 (12.59%) BDD
12 17 (12.59%) RUP
13 15 (11.11%) Kanban
14 14 (10.37%) Software Engineering
15 13 (9.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 84 (62.22%) Java
2 40 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 32 (23.70%) SQL
4 30 (22.22%) C#
5 18 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 8 (5.93%) Python
7 6 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.44%) C++
8 5 (3.70%) VB
8 5 (3.70%) VBA
8 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 4 (2.96%) C
9 4 (2.96%) VB6
10 3 (2.22%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.22%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.48%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.48%) Perl
11 2 (1.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (15.56%) Degree
2 7 (5.19%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.48%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.48%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) SLA
2 6 (4.44%) QA
3 5 (3.70%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.48%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.74%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.74%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) logstash
1 1 (0.74%) Kibana
Vendors
1 31 (22.96%) Oracle
2 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.63%) IBM
4 12 (8.89%) Google
5 7 (5.19%) Adobe
5 7 (5.19%) HP
6 6 (4.44%) Informatica
6 6 (4.44%) SAP
7 5 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.96%) Sitecore
8 4 (2.96%) Tableau
9 3 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.48%) Splunk
10 2 (1.48%) Cisco
11 1 (0.74%) Endeca
11 1 (0.74%) Thunderhead
11 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.74%) BEA
11 1 (0.74%) Motorola
11 1 (0.74%) Apple
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