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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 487 549 541
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -8
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 139 97 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 64 60
Median daily rate £450 £381 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £360 £385
% change year-on-year
+15.97% -6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
40825 44928 44271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.52% 81.15% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27182 29127 28771
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1342 1219
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +54 126 £450 +18.03% 23
London +32 68 £475 - 8
North West +18 19 £500 - 3
South West 0 10 £400 +6.66% 5
East of England +14 9 £260 -36.58% 2
Scotland +10 8 £265 -29.33% 1
Essex - 8 £260 - 1
North East -22 7 £475 -
Yorkshire +20 6 £350 -
Cheshire - 6 £456 -
Lancashire - 6 £478 -
Warrington - 6 £456 -
Canary Wharf - 6 - -
Leeds +20 5 £350 -
West Yorkshire +15 5 £350 -
South Wales +8 5 £415 -2.35% 2
City of London -4 5 £500 +39.37%
Wales -5 5 £415 -2.35% 3
Gloucestershire - 5 £425 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £475 -
Blackpool - 5 £478 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £475 -
Glasgow +13 4 £265 -7.01%
Manchester +2 4 £513 - 2
Swindon +2 4 £369 -4.83%
Wiltshire -4 4 £369 -4.83%
Leicestershire - 4 £345 -
Leicester - 4 £345 -
East Midlands - 4 £345 -
Newport -4 3 £408 -4.11% 1

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 189 (79.41%) OO
2 148 (62.18%) Java
3 145 (60.92%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (55.04%) UML
5 82 (34.45%) Oracle
6 76 (31.93%) SQL
7 73 (30.67%) Scrum
8 71 (29.83%) TDD
9 70 (29.41%) XML
10 67 (28.15%) Spring
11 58 (24.37%) SOA
12 50 (21.01%) Software Engineering
13 49 (20.59%) Hibernate
13 49 (20.59%) JavaScript
14 45 (18.91%) Windows
15 43 (18.07%) Security Cleared
16 42 (17.65%) Open Source
17 41 (17.23%) C++
18 40 (16.81%) HTML
18 40 (16.81%) SC Cleared
19 39 (16.39%) Web Services
20 38 (15.97%) AngularJS
21 37 (15.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
22 36 (15.13%) Java EE
22 36 (15.13%) JSON
22 36 (15.13%) Use Case
22 36 (15.13%) C#
22 36 (15.13%) JUnit
22 36 (15.13%) MVC
22 36 (15.13%) Finance

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 37 (15.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 22 (9.24%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.30%) Apache
3 15 (6.30%) WebLogic
4 12 (5.04%) WebLogic Portal
5 11 (4.62%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (4.20%) WebSphere
7 9 (3.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (3.36%) JBoss
9 7 (2.94%) Confluence
10 5 (2.10%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.68%) Documentum
11 4 (1.68%) Liferay
12 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.26%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.26%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.84%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.52%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.84%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.42%) Endur
4 1 (0.42%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.14%) GitHub
2 10 (4.20%) PaaS
2 10 (4.20%) SaaS
3 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.10%) IaaS
5 4 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.84%) Office 365
7 2 (0.84%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.98%) TCP/IP
2 18 (7.56%) SNMP
2 18 (7.56%) VoIP
3 8 (3.36%) HTTP
4 7 (2.94%) LDAP
5 2 (0.84%) AMQP
6 1 (0.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 19 (7.98%) Oracle Database
3 18 (7.56%) SQL Server
4 15 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (3.36%) MySQL
7 7 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.52%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.10%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.68%) DB2
10 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.84%) BODI
12 2 (0.84%) QlikView
12 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 36 (15.13%) JUnit
2 32 (13.45%) Jenkins
3 31 (13.03%) JIRA
4 28 (11.76%) Maven
5 26 (10.92%) Eclipse
6 20 (8.40%) Subversion
7 19 (7.98%) Rational DOORS
8 18 (7.56%) Git (software)
8 18 (7.56%) Visual Studio
9 16 (6.72%) StarTeam
10 14 (5.88%) Selenium
11 12 (5.04%) Cucumber
11 12 (5.04%) WebDriver
12 10 (4.20%) Gradle
12 10 (4.20%) Grunt
12 10 (4.20%) jMock
12 10 (4.20%) RSpec
13 9 (3.78%) Oracle Forms
14 8 (3.36%) Vagrant
15 7 (2.94%) Mockito
General
1 36 (15.13%) Finance
2 13 (5.46%) Banking
3 11 (4.62%) Marketing
4 7 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.10%) Retail
6 4 (1.68%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.26%) Billing
7 3 (1.26%) Electronics
7 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.84%) Advertising
8 2 (0.84%) Automotive
8 2 (0.84%) Military
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.42%) Front Office
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 113 (47.48%) Developer
2 69 (28.99%) Java Developer
3 44 (18.49%) Architect
4 33 (13.87%) Analyst
5 31 (13.03%) Software Engineer
6 30 (12.61%) Business Analyst
7 25 (10.50%) Senior Developer
8 19 (7.98%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 18 (7.56%) Agile Developer
9 18 (7.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 17 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
11 16 (6.72%) Agile Java Developer
12 15 (6.30%) Embedded Engineer
12 15 (6.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 14 (5.88%) C# Developer
13 14 (5.88%) Software Architect
13 14 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (5.46%) C++ Software Engineer
14 13 (5.46%) Java Architect
14 13 (5.46%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (29.41%) XML
2 67 (28.15%) Spring
3 49 (20.59%) Hibernate
4 40 (16.81%) HTML
5 39 (16.39%) Web Services
6 38 (15.97%) AngularJS
7 36 (15.13%) Java EE
7 36 (15.13%) JSON
8 33 (13.87%) J2EE
9 27 (11.34%) RESTful
10 24 (10.08%) CSS
11 22 (9.24%) REST
12 20 (8.40%) .NET
13 19 (7.98%) Spring MVC
13 19 (7.98%) XSLT
14 18 (7.56%) RabbitMQ
15 17 (7.14%) Ajax
15 17 (7.14%) EJB
15 17 (7.14%) JSF
15 17 (7.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.66%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.72%) User Experience
4 10 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.36%) Animation
5 8 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.10%) Derivative
7 4 (1.68%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.68%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.26%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.26%) DataPower
8 3 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.26%) iPhone
8 3 (1.26%) Robotics
9 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.84%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.84%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.91%) Windows
2 24 (10.08%) Unix
3 17 (7.14%) Linux
4 6 (2.52%) Android
5 5 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.68%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.68%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.26%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.84%) Solaris
8 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (79.41%) OO
2 145 (60.92%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (55.04%) UML
4 73 (30.67%) Scrum
5 71 (29.83%) TDD
6 58 (24.37%) SOA
7 50 (21.01%) Software Engineering
8 42 (17.65%) Open Source
9 36 (15.13%) MVC
9 36 (15.13%) Use Case
10 32 (13.45%) OOD
10 32 (13.45%) Project Management
10 32 (13.45%) Waterfall
11 28 (11.76%) Business Analysis
11 28 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
12 26 (10.92%) Software Architecture
13 24 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (10.08%) Service Design
14 23 (9.66%) Data Modelling
15 20 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 148 (62.18%) Java
2 76 (31.93%) SQL
3 49 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 41 (17.23%) C++
5 36 (15.13%) C#
6 33 (13.87%) PL/SQL
7 28 (11.76%) C
8 15 (6.30%) Embedded C++
9 11 (4.62%) ActionScript
10 10 (4.20%) Embedded C
10 10 (4.20%) Python
11 6 (2.52%) PHP
11 6 (2.52%) Ruby
11 6 (2.52%) VB
11 6 (2.52%) VB6
12 5 (2.10%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.10%) Scala
13 4 (1.68%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.26%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 43 (18.07%) Security Cleared
2 40 (16.81%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.14%) ISEB
4 16 (6.72%) ISTQB
5 15 (6.30%) Degree
5 15 (6.30%) Sun Certification
6 6 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (2.52%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (2.10%) MCAD
7 5 (2.10%) MCP
7 5 (2.10%) MCPD
7 5 (2.10%) MCSD
7 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.26%) OCMJD
8 3 (1.26%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.10%) SDET
2 4 (1.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (3.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (5.88%) Puppet
2 6 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.84%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 82 (34.45%) Oracle
2 16 (6.72%) Coverity
2 16 (6.72%) Sybase
3 14 (5.88%) IBM
4 12 (5.04%) Adobe
5 11 (4.62%) BEA
6 9 (3.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (3.36%) Sun
8 5 (2.10%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.10%) EPiServer
8 5 (2.10%) SaltStack
8 5 (2.10%) SAP
9 3 (1.26%) ATG
9 3 (1.26%) Blue Prism
9 3 (1.26%) Kofax
9 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.84%) Informatica
10 2 (0.84%) Perforce
10 2 (0.84%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.84%) Reuters
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