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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 530 583 534
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -49
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 108 60 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 40 67
Median daily rate £475 £375 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -8.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% -27.27%

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
44001 44737 42259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 79.69% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29186 28814 26448
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1191 1229
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 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 1 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 +38 88 £500 +33.33% 26
London +6 38 £500 +21.21% 11
North West +9 18 £463 -9.75% 1
Wales +33 17 £395 - 1
South Wales +30 17 £395 - 1
East of England +27 17 £575 +53.33% 3
Lancashire - 16 £450 -
Blackpool - 16 £450 -
Ipswich - 14 £575 -
Suffolk - 14 £575 -
Newport +26 12 £390 - 1
South East +8 7 £494 +51.92% 5
North East - 6 £470 -
Berkshire - 6 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £465 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £465 -
Bromley -6 4 £599 -
Scotland -21 3 £378 +0.66% 2
Essex - 3 - -
City of London +22 2 £488 -22.00%
Manchester -2 2 £500 -2.43% 1
Wiltshire -4 2 £375 -
South West -6 2 £375 -11.76% 1
Middlesex - 2 £600 -
Maidenhead - 2 £450 -
Swindon -7 1 £375 -
Havant - 1 £538 -
Livingston - 1 £378 -
Hampshire - 1 £538 - 2
Dundee - 1 £270 -

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 156 (79.59%) OO
2 124 (63.27%) Java
3 103 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (45.92%) UML
5 60 (30.61%) SQL
6 57 (29.08%) Finance
7 51 (26.02%) Oracle
8 50 (25.51%) Scrum
8 50 (25.51%) Open Source
9 46 (23.47%) Web Services
10 45 (22.96%) TDD
11 44 (22.45%) Software Engineering
12 43 (21.94%) Windows
12 43 (21.94%) HTML
13 41 (20.92%) XML
14 40 (20.41%) Unix
15 38 (19.39%) JavaScript
15 38 (19.39%) C#
15 38 (19.39%) Use Case
16 37 (18.88%) Spring
17 35 (17.86%) Security Cleared
17 35 (17.86%) REST
18 33 (16.84%) AngularJS
18 33 (16.84%) Eclipse
19 32 (16.33%) Hibernate
20 31 (15.82%) Linux
21 30 (15.31%) TCP/IP
21 30 (15.31%) Python
22 29 (14.80%) Project Management
22 29 (14.80%) Business Analysis

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 17 (8.67%) Apache
2 14 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.63%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.53%) Confluence
7 3 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.02%) CMS
8 2 (1.02%) Documentum
8 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.51%) PegaRULES
9 1 (0.51%) SAS
9 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (3.57%) MS Office
1 7 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.55%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Endur
3 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.65%) IaaS
2 8 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.04%) PaaS
3 4 (2.04%) SaaS
4 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.31%) TCP/IP
2 20 (10.20%) SNMP
2 20 (10.20%) VoIP
3 7 (3.57%) HTTP
4 3 (1.53%) DNS
4 3 (1.53%) Firewall
4 3 (1.53%) VPN
5 2 (1.02%) Network Security
6 1 (0.51%) Internet
6 1 (0.51%) LAN
6 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.73%) Relational Database
2 14 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.63%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (2.55%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.53%) Big Data
7 3 (1.53%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.53%) MySQL
7 3 (1.53%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.51%) BODI
8 1 (0.51%) MS Access
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (16.84%) Eclipse
2 29 (14.80%) JIRA
2 29 (14.80%) Subversion
3 25 (12.76%) Maven
4 24 (12.24%) Visual Studio
5 22 (11.22%) JUnit
6 20 (10.20%) Rational DOORS
6 20 (10.20%) StarTeam
7 15 (7.65%) Git (software)
8 11 (5.61%) Ant
9 10 (5.10%) Cucumber
9 10 (5.10%) Selenium
10 9 (4.59%) Jenkins
11 8 (4.08%) TestNG
12 7 (3.57%) ClearCase
12 7 (3.57%) IntelliJ
12 7 (3.57%) jMock
12 7 (3.57%) Vagrant
13 6 (3.06%) Grunt
14 5 (2.55%) Apache Ivy
General
1 57 (29.08%) Finance
2 25 (12.76%) Banking
3 4 (2.04%) Marketing
3 4 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.04%) Wholesale Banking
4 3 (1.53%) Automotive
4 3 (1.53%) Electronics
4 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Front Office
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (54.59%) Developer
2 66 (33.67%) Java Developer
3 27 (13.78%) Analyst
3 27 (13.78%) Senior Developer
4 23 (11.73%) Business Analyst
5 22 (11.22%) Architect
6 20 (10.20%) Software Engineer
7 18 (9.18%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (7.14%) Agile Developer
8 14 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
9 13 (6.63%) Agile Java Developer
9 13 (6.63%) Software Developer
9 13 (6.63%) Technical Business Analyst
10 12 (6.12%) C# Developer
10 12 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (5.61%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (5.10%) Senior Business Analyst
12 10 (5.10%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 9 (4.59%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (23.47%) Web Services
2 43 (21.94%) HTML
3 41 (20.92%) XML
4 37 (18.88%) Spring
5 35 (17.86%) REST
6 33 (16.84%) AngularJS
7 32 (16.33%) Hibernate
8 28 (14.29%) CSS
8 28 (14.29%) SOAP
9 21 (10.71%) JMS
10 20 (10.20%) Java EE
11 19 (9.69%) .NET
12 18 (9.18%) Ajax
13 17 (8.67%) KnockoutJS
14 16 (8.16%) J2EE
14 16 (8.16%) jQuery
15 15 (7.65%) JSP
16 13 (6.63%) Spring MVC
17 11 (5.61%) HTML5
17 11 (5.61%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.57%) Derivative
3 7 (3.57%) User Experience
4 5 (2.55%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.55%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.55%) PMI
5 4 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.53%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.53%) DataPower
6 3 (1.53%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.02%) Clustering
7 2 (1.02%) Fintech
7 2 (1.02%) Pharmacovigilance
7 2 (1.02%) Robotics
8 1 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.94%) Windows
2 40 (20.41%) Unix
3 31 (15.82%) Linux
4 3 (1.53%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.53%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Solaris
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (79.59%) OO
2 103 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (45.92%) UML
4 50 (25.51%) Open Source
4 50 (25.51%) Scrum
5 45 (22.96%) TDD
6 44 (22.45%) Software Engineering
7 38 (19.39%) Use Case
8 29 (14.80%) Business Analysis
8 29 (14.80%) Project Management
9 25 (12.76%) Waterfall
10 23 (11.73%) OOD
11 22 (11.22%) Agile Project Management
12 21 (10.71%) MVC
12 21 (10.71%) SOA
13 20 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (10.20%) Requirements Management
14 19 (9.69%) SDLC
15 17 (8.67%) Service Design
16 14 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 124 (63.27%) Java
2 60 (30.61%) SQL
3 38 (19.39%) C#
3 38 (19.39%) JavaScript
4 30 (15.31%) Python
5 27 (13.78%) C++
6 22 (11.22%) C
7 17 (8.67%) Bash Shell
8 15 (7.65%) PL/SQL
9 13 (6.63%) Ruby
10 8 (4.08%) Perl
11 7 (3.57%) Delphi
11 7 (3.57%) PL/1
12 5 (2.55%) Clojure
12 5 (2.55%) Erlang
12 5 (2.55%) ES6
12 5 (2.55%) Scala
13 4 (2.04%) PHP
14 3 (1.53%) Groovy
14 3 (1.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 35 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.10%) Degree
4 5 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.55%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.53%) MCAD
5 3 (1.53%) MCP
5 3 (1.53%) MCPD
5 3 (1.53%) MCSD
5 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.02%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.02%) PMP
6 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (3.06%) QA
3 5 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.55%) SLA
4 3 (1.53%) ISO15022
4 3 (1.53%) ISO20022
5 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 18 (9.18%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (8.67%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 51 (26.02%) Oracle
2 20 (10.20%) Coverity
3 17 (8.67%) IBM
4 16 (8.16%) SaltStack
5 11 (5.61%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.57%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.53%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.53%) SAP
7 3 (1.53%) Zend
8 2 (1.02%) Blue Prism
8 2 (1.02%) hybris
8 2 (1.02%) Kofax
8 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.51%) ATG
9 1 (0.51%) Demandware
9 1 (0.51%) FireEye
9 1 (0.51%) Pega
9 1 (0.51%) QNX
9 1 (0.51%) Rally
9 1 (0.51%) Symantec
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