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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 508 459 410
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -49
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 75 94 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 48 84
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£448 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £500 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
- -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 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 30 January 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 -34 68 £475 +11.76% 38
London -2 44 £520 +15.55% 16
Scotland -10 6 £388 - 1
South West -14 6 £350 - 4
South East -22 6 £445 +50.84% 5
West Midlands +5 4 £460 +41.53% 2
East Midlands - 4 - -
Berkshire +5 3 £445 -8.24%
City of London +1 3 £425 -5.55% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £550 -
Stirling - 3 £425 -
Hertfordshire +1 2 £313 -21.87% 1
Glasgow -9 2 £330 -14.83% 1
East of England -12 2 £313 -21.87% 1
Bristol - 2 £350 - 4
Manchester -4 1 £550 - 5
North West -12 1 £550 - 6
Oxfordshire -18 1 £725 - 2
Surrey - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 3
Docklands, London - 1 £425 - 1
Leeds - 1 £325 - 1
Oxford - 1 £725 -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 139 (77.65%) OO
2 127 (70.95%) Java
3 99 (55.31%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (38.55%) TDD
5 63 (35.20%) Web Services
6 60 (33.52%) Scrum
7 53 (29.61%) XML
7 53 (29.61%) J2EE
8 47 (26.26%) Oracle
8 47 (26.26%) SQL Server
8 47 (26.26%) Microsoft
9 46 (25.70%) Spring
10 43 (24.02%) Maven
11 42 (23.46%) SQL
11 42 (23.46%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (22.91%) UML
13 37 (20.67%) JavaScript
14 35 (19.55%) OOD
15 34 (18.99%) .NET
15 34 (18.99%) RUP
15 34 (18.99%) Hibernate
16 32 (17.88%) C#
16 32 (17.88%) SOA
17 31 (17.32%) MVC
17 31 (17.32%) Finance
17 31 (17.32%) AngularJS
18 30 (16.76%) Open Source
19 29 (16.20%) IBM
20 28 (15.64%) HTML
21 27 (15.08%) SOAP

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (11.17%) Confluence
2 17 (9.50%) FileNet
3 12 (6.70%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.15%) WebSphere
5 10 (5.59%) WebLogic
6 8 (4.47%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.91%) CMS
8 6 (3.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (3.35%) Documentum
8 6 (3.35%) Adobe CQ
8 6 (3.35%) Mule
9 5 (2.79%) JBoss
10 4 (2.23%) Apache
10 4 (2.23%) MTS
10 4 (2.23%) Node.js
10 4 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.68%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.68%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.68%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.35%) MS Project
2 6 (3.35%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.79%) MS Office
4 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.56%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.79%) SaaS
2 4 (2.23%) IaaS
2 4 (2.23%) PaaS
3 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.23%) Internet
2 2 (1.12%) Firewall
2 2 (1.12%) FTP
2 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.12%) DVB
2 2 (1.12%) DLNA
3 1 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (26.26%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.29%) MongoDB
3 21 (11.73%) NoSQL
4 19 (10.61%) Relational Database
5 18 (10.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (5.03%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.79%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.68%) Redis
9 3 (1.68%) Riak
9 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.12%) DB2
10 2 (1.12%) MS Access
10 2 (1.12%) Big Data
11 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 43 (24.02%) Maven
2 25 (13.97%) Subversion
3 23 (12.85%) Jenkins
4 20 (11.17%) JIRA
5 18 (10.06%) Hudson
6 17 (9.50%) JUnit
7 12 (6.70%) Cucumber
8 11 (6.15%) Android Studio
8 11 (6.15%) Calabash
8 11 (6.15%) TeamCity
9 9 (5.03%) Eclipse
10 8 (4.47%) NUnit
10 8 (4.47%) Visual Studio
11 6 (3.35%) Ant
12 5 (2.79%) Git (software)
13 4 (2.23%) JMeter
13 4 (2.23%) SpecFlow
13 4 (2.23%) Visual Studio Team System
14 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 3 (1.68%) MSTest
General
1 31 (17.32%) Finance
2 18 (10.06%) Banking
3 13 (7.26%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.03%) Front Office
5 5 (2.79%) Retail
6 3 (1.68%) Marketing
6 3 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.68%) Back Office
6 3 (1.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 120 (67.04%) Developer
2 65 (36.31%) Java Developer
3 24 (13.41%) Architect
4 21 (11.73%) Senior Developer
5 13 (7.26%) Android Developer
6 11 (6.15%) Senior Android Developer
6 11 (6.15%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.59%) Analyst
8 8 (4.47%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (3.91%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.35%) Consultant
11 5 (2.79%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (2.79%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.79%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.23%) Engineering Manager
12 4 (2.23%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.23%) Development Manager
12 4 (2.23%) Chief Technology Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (35.20%) Web Services
2 53 (29.61%) XML
2 53 (29.61%) J2EE
3 46 (25.70%) Spring
4 34 (18.99%) .NET
4 34 (18.99%) Hibernate
5 31 (17.32%) AngularJS
6 28 (15.64%) HTML
7 27 (15.08%) SOAP
8 26 (14.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 24 (13.41%) XSLT
9 24 (13.41%) CSS
9 24 (13.41%) jQuery
10 22 (12.29%) Ajax
11 21 (11.73%) JSF
12 20 (11.17%) Java EE
12 20 (11.17%) ASP.NET
13 19 (10.61%) REST
14 17 (9.50%) .NET Framework
15 14 (7.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.76%) Open Source
2 18 (10.06%) User Experience
3 13 (7.26%) Mobile App
4 12 (6.70%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (6.15%) Mobile Payment
6 10 (5.59%) Computer Science
7 9 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (5.03%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.79%) Clustering
9 4 (2.23%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.23%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.68%) Wiki
10 3 (1.68%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.68%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.68%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.68%) Equities
11 2 (1.12%) MPEG
11 2 (1.12%) DTV
11 2 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.41%) UNIX
2 19 (10.61%) Android
3 11 (6.15%) Linux
4 10 (5.59%) Windows
5 4 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.12%) Debian
6 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.12%) Solaris
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.12%) CentOS
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (77.65%) OO
2 99 (55.31%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (38.55%) TDD
4 60 (33.52%) Scrum
5 42 (23.46%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (22.91%) UML
7 35 (19.55%) OOD
8 34 (18.99%) RUP
9 32 (17.88%) SOA
10 31 (17.32%) MVC
11 24 (13.41%) OOP
12 23 (12.85%) BDD
13 21 (11.73%) Configuration Management
13 21 (11.73%) E-Commerce
13 21 (11.73%) DevOps
13 21 (11.73%) Unit Testing
14 19 (10.61%) Software Engineering
14 19 (10.61%) Release Management
15 18 (10.06%) Android Development
15 18 (10.06%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 127 (70.95%) Java
2 42 (23.46%) SQL
3 37 (20.67%) JavaScript
4 32 (17.88%) C#
5 13 (7.26%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.59%) Python
7 8 (4.47%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.35%) VB6
8 6 (3.35%) VB
8 6 (3.35%) C
8 6 (3.35%) C++
9 5 (2.79%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.23%) Ruby
10 4 (2.23%) Perl
11 3 (1.68%) Groovy
11 3 (1.68%) Scala
11 3 (1.68%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.68%) PHP
12 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (12.85%) Degree
2 19 (10.61%) Security Cleared
3 18 (10.06%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.12%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.47%) QA
2 4 (2.23%) SLA
2 4 (2.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.68%) Puppet
1 3 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.68%) Graphite
2 1 (0.56%) logstash
2 1 (0.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 47 (26.26%) Oracle
1 47 (26.26%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.20%) IBM
3 17 (9.50%) Twitter
4 15 (8.38%) Google
5 9 (5.03%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.91%) SAP
7 6 (3.35%) Adobe
7 6 (3.35%) HP
7 6 (3.35%) Informatica
8 4 (2.23%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.68%) StreamServe
9 3 (1.68%) Motorola
9 3 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.68%) Open Text
10 2 (1.12%) Yahoo!
10 2 (1.12%) Sybase
10 2 (1.12%) Sun
10 2 (1.12%) Kony
10 2 (1.12%) Splunk
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