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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 530 582 501
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -81
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 111 53 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.093% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.12% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 43 84
Median daily rate £450 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £346 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.52% -13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -31.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -31.81%

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
45487 44731 42956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.61% 78.86% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30072 27893 26816
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1299 1233
Median hourly rate £34.50 £29.41 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 May 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
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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 +50 97 £475 +26.66% 37
London -16 38 £500 +17.64% 12
North West +15 18 £463 - 3
Blackpool - 16 £450 -
Lancashire - 16 £450 - 1
East of England +12 13 £575 - 2
South East -6 11 £358 +10.00% 12
South West +4 9 £388 +3.33% 6
Wales - 9 £388 -
Suffolk - 8 £575 -
Ipswich - 8 £575 -
North East -36 6 £470 +56.66%
Berkshire - 6 £600 - 1
South Wales - 6 £400 -
Tyne and Wear -34 5 £465 +55.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 5 £465 +55.00%
Devon - 5 £400 -
Plymouth - 5 £400 -
City of London +30 4 £550 +29.41% 5
Buckinghamshire +11 4 £355 +2.52% 1
Scotland -16 4 £330 -12.00%
Essex - 4 - -
Newport - 4 £415 -
Glasgow +8 3 £315 -16.00%
Milton Keynes +5 3 £355 +2.52% 1
Wiltshire -1 3 £375 - 1
Bromley - 3 £638 -
Swindon +4 2 £371 -1.00% 1
Middlesex -3 2 £600 +120.18%
Gwent - 2 £400 -

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 190 (82.61%) OO
2 153 (66.52%) Java
3 123 (53.48%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (37.83%) UML
5 83 (36.09%) SQL
6 71 (30.87%) Spring
7 69 (30.00%) Hibernate
7 69 (30.00%) HTML
8 68 (29.57%) TDD
9 61 (26.52%) Finance
10 60 (26.09%) Web Services
11 58 (25.22%) Oracle
12 54 (23.48%) Python
13 52 (22.61%) Scrum
14 51 (22.17%) Subversion
14 51 (22.17%) Use Case
15 50 (21.74%) JavaScript
16 48 (20.87%) Open Source
17 44 (19.13%) SDLC
18 43 (18.70%) XML
19 42 (18.26%) OOD
20 40 (17.39%) Unix
21 36 (15.65%) CSS
22 35 (15.22%) MVC
22 35 (15.22%) REST
23 34 (14.78%) Mentoring
24 33 (14.35%) Java EE
24 33 (14.35%) JIRA
24 33 (14.35%) JMS
25 32 (13.91%) NoSQL

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 26 (11.30%) Tomcat
2 22 (9.57%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (7.83%) Apache
3 18 (7.83%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.91%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.74%) Node.js
5 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.30%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.30%) Confluence
6 3 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.87%) CMS
7 2 (0.87%) Documentum
7 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.87%) JBoss
7 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (3.04%) MS Office
1 7 (3.04%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.17%) MS Project
3 4 (1.74%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.43%) Endur
3 1 (0.43%) Magento
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.52%) IaaS
2 13 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.30%) Heroku
4 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.43%) TCP/IP
2 15 (6.52%) HTTP
3 7 (3.04%) SNMP
3 7 (3.04%) VoIP
4 3 (1.30%) DNS
4 3 (1.30%) Firewall
4 3 (1.30%) VPN
5 2 (0.87%) Internet
5 2 (0.87%) Network Security
6 1 (0.43%) LAN
6 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.91%) NoSQL
2 24 (10.43%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.09%) MySQL
3 14 (6.09%) SQL Server
4 11 (4.78%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.17%) Big Data
7 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.74%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.30%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.30%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 51 (22.17%) Subversion
2 33 (14.35%) JIRA
3 29 (12.61%) Git (software)
4 24 (10.43%) Maven
5 23 (10.00%) JUnit
6 14 (6.09%) Eclipse
6 14 (6.09%) Selenium
7 12 (5.22%) Cucumber
7 12 (5.22%) Jenkins
8 11 (4.78%) Visual Studio
9 10 (4.35%) Checkstyle
9 10 (4.35%) FindBugs
10 8 (3.48%) ClearCase
10 8 (3.48%) TestNG
11 7 (3.04%) Ant
11 7 (3.04%) Rational DOORS
11 7 (3.04%) StarTeam
11 7 (3.04%) Vagrant
12 6 (2.61%) jMock
13 4 (1.74%) PowerBuilder
General
1 61 (26.52%) Finance
2 19 (8.26%) Banking
3 7 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.61%) Marketing
5 5 (2.17%) Electronics
5 5 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.30%) Automotive
7 3 (1.30%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.87%) Games
8 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Legal
8 2 (0.87%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
9 1 (0.43%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 141 (61.30%) Developer
2 84 (36.52%) Java Developer
3 32 (13.91%) Senior Developer
4 30 (13.04%) Architect
5 29 (12.61%) Analyst
6 25 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
7 23 (10.00%) Business Analyst
8 19 (8.26%) Python Developer
9 14 (6.09%) JavaScript Developer
9 14 (6.09%) Oracle Developer
9 14 (6.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 14 (6.09%) Technical Analyst
10 13 (5.65%) J2EE Developer
10 13 (5.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 13 (5.65%) Software Developer
10 13 (5.65%) Technical Business Analyst
11 12 (5.22%) Agile Developer
11 12 (5.22%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 12 (5.22%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 11 (4.78%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (30.87%) Spring
2 69 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 69 (30.00%) HTML
3 60 (26.09%) Web Services
4 43 (18.70%) XML
5 36 (15.65%) CSS
6 35 (15.22%) REST
7 33 (14.35%) Java EE
7 33 (14.35%) JMS
8 31 (13.48%) SOAP
9 25 (10.87%) J2EE
10 24 (10.43%) JSF
11 22 (9.57%) AngularJS
12 20 (8.70%) jQuery
13 18 (7.83%) .NET
13 18 (7.83%) Ajax
13 18 (7.83%) JSP
13 18 (7.83%) Spring MVC
14 17 (7.39%) JDBC
14 17 (7.39%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.17%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.17%) PMI
5 4 (1.74%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.74%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.30%) Clustering
6 3 (1.30%) DataPower
6 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.87%) Fintech
7 2 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.87%) Pharmacovigilance
7 2 (0.87%) Robotics
8 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.43%) iPad
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.39%) Unix
2 30 (13.04%) Linux
3 29 (12.61%) Windows
4 3 (1.30%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.87%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) Android
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Solaris
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (82.61%) OO
2 123 (53.48%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (37.83%) UML
4 68 (29.57%) TDD
5 52 (22.61%) Scrum
6 51 (22.17%) Use Case
7 48 (20.87%) Open Source
8 44 (19.13%) SDLC
9 42 (18.26%) OOD
10 35 (15.22%) MVC
11 34 (14.78%) Mentoring
12 30 (13.04%) Software Engineering
13 28 (12.17%) Business Analysis
14 27 (11.74%) Project Management
15 25 (10.87%) SOA
15 25 (10.87%) Waterfall
16 22 (9.57%) Agile Project Management
16 22 (9.57%) Requirements Analysis
17 20 (8.70%) Multithreading
17 20 (8.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 153 (66.52%) Java
2 83 (36.09%) SQL
3 54 (23.48%) Python
4 50 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 25 (10.87%) C#
6 21 (9.13%) PL/SQL
7 17 (7.39%) Bash Shell
7 17 (7.39%) C++
8 14 (6.09%) C
8 14 (6.09%) Ruby
9 11 (4.78%) Erlang
9 11 (4.78%) Scala
10 8 (3.48%) Perl
11 7 (3.04%) Delphi
11 7 (3.04%) PL/1
12 6 (2.61%) Groovy
13 5 (2.17%) Clojure
13 5 (2.17%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.30%) HiveQL
14 3 (1.30%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 27 (11.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.39%) Degree
3 10 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.87%) ISEB
6 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.87%) PMP
6 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) MCAD
7 1 (0.43%) MCP
7 1 (0.43%) MCPD
7 1 (0.43%) MCSD
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PhD
7 1 (0.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.00%) QA
2 12 (5.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.35%) SLA
4 3 (1.30%) ISO15022
4 3 (1.30%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.74%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.30%) Docker
3 1 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (7.39%) Puppet
3 3 (1.30%) Oozie
4 1 (0.43%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 58 (25.22%) Oracle
2 22 (9.57%) IBM
3 16 (6.96%) SaltStack
4 12 (5.22%) Atlassian
5 9 (3.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.91%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.04%) Coverity
7 5 (2.17%) SAP
8 3 (1.30%) Zend
9 2 (0.87%) BEA
9 2 (0.87%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.87%) Google
9 2 (0.87%) Kofax
10 1 (0.43%) ATG
10 1 (0.43%) Demandware
10 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.43%) FireEye
10 1 (0.43%) hybris
10 1 (0.43%) Pega
10 1 (0.43%) Rally
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