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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 507 434 432
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -2
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 107 145 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.37% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 83 100
Average daily rate
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£425 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £475 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +16.12%

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
42763 39046 42056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.99% 74.08% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26736 24118 24356
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1083 1556
Average hourly rate £23.66 £27.50 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% -8.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 -72 85 £433 +23.57% 55
London -34 47 £475 +9.19% 26
Wales - 16 £438 - 2
South West -28 8 £650 +116.66% 7
East of England - 8 £385 - 3
City of London +3 7 £513 +7.89% 8
Scotland -11 6 £350 -3.44% 1
South East -15 6 - - 2
Cambridge - 6 £423 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £423 - 2
West Midlands -12 5 £378 +16.15% 6
Glasgow -19 5 £350 -3.44%
Surrey - 5 - - 1
Yorkshire -7 4 £290 -7.20% 4
North Yorkshire -14 4 £290 -7.20% 1
North West +2 3 £500 - 4
Manchester -8 3 £500 - 4
Bristol - 3 £650 - 7
East Midlands - 3 £375 - 2
Birmingham -3 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £438 - 1
Swindon - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £378 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £438 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £325 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 -
Kent - - - -

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 151 (69.27%) OO
2 148 (67.89%) Java
3 133 (61.01%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (40.37%) TDD
5 83 (38.07%) Scrum
6 81 (37.16%) UML
7 79 (36.24%) J2EE
8 75 (34.40%) Spring
9 71 (32.57%) Oracle
10 67 (30.73%) SQL
11 66 (30.28%) XML
12 59 (27.06%) OOD
12 59 (27.06%) Hibernate
13 57 (26.15%) SQL Server
14 56 (25.69%) JavaScript
14 56 (25.69%) Web Services
15 55 (25.23%) HTML
16 53 (24.31%) .NET
17 52 (23.85%) CSS
18 50 (22.94%) MVC
19 48 (22.02%) C#
20 46 (21.10%) Microsoft
21 44 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
22 42 (19.27%) jQuery
22 42 (19.27%) Finance
22 42 (19.27%) Maven
23 41 (18.81%) RUP
24 40 (18.35%) SOA
25 36 (16.51%) Ajax
25 36 (16.51%) BDD

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 31 (14.22%) Tomcat
2 29 (13.30%) WebLogic
3 18 (8.26%) WebSphere
4 16 (7.34%) FileNet
4 16 (7.34%) Confluence
5 13 (5.96%) SharePoint
6 11 (5.05%) Apache
6 11 (5.05%) CMS
7 9 (4.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (3.21%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (3.21%) Mule
9 7 (3.21%) Escenic
9 7 (3.21%) Adobe CQ
9 7 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (3.21%) MQSeries
10 5 (2.29%) IIS
10 5 (2.29%) Documentum
11 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.38%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (5.50%) MS Excel
1 12 (5.50%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.05%) MS Office
2 11 (5.05%) InfoPath
3 10 (4.59%) MS Project
4 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.46%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) RMDS
2 2 (0.92%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.92%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.46%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.29%) SaaS
1 5 (2.29%) PaaS
1 5 (2.29%) IaaS
2 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.21%) Internet
2 6 (2.75%) HTTP
3 5 (2.29%) LDAP
3 5 (2.29%) Firewall
4 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.83%) DMZ
5 2 (0.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 36 (16.51%) Relational Database
3 32 (14.68%) MongoDB
4 31 (14.22%) NoSQL
5 25 (11.47%) MySQL
6 24 (11.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 22 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (8.72%) RDBMS
9 12 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (5.50%) Oracle Database
9 12 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (5.05%) Big Data
11 8 (3.67%) MS Access
12 7 (3.21%) Hadoop
13 6 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (1.83%) DB2
15 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (19.27%) Maven
2 30 (13.76%) Subversion
3 29 (13.30%) Eclipse
4 28 (12.84%) Jenkins
5 21 (9.63%) JIRA
6 19 (8.72%) Hudson
7 17 (7.80%) Git (software)
8 15 (6.88%) JUnit
9 14 (6.42%) Visual Studio
10 12 (5.50%) Ant
11 8 (3.67%) IntelliJ
11 8 (3.67%) NUnit
11 8 (3.67%) SpecFlow
12 7 (3.21%) JMeter
12 7 (3.21%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (2.75%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.75%) MSTest
13 6 (2.75%) Rhino Mocks
14 5 (2.29%) NSubstitute
15 4 (1.83%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (19.27%) Finance
2 17 (7.80%) Banking
3 11 (5.05%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.13%) Front Office
5 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.83%) Advertising
6 3 (1.38%) Publishing
6 3 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.38%) Back Office
6 3 (1.38%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 149 (68.35%) Developer
2 86 (39.45%) Java Developer
3 24 (11.01%) Architect
4 22 (10.09%) Senior Developer
5 17 (7.80%) .NET Developer
6 16 (7.34%) C# Developer
6 16 (7.34%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (6.42%) Software Engineer
7 14 (6.42%) Analyst
8 12 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (5.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 10 (4.59%) Programmer
11 7 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.21%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.21%) Java Software Engineer
11 7 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.21%) SharePoint Developer
11 7 (3.21%) Senior Java Programmer
11 7 (3.21%) Senior Programmer
11 7 (3.21%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (36.24%) J2EE
2 75 (34.40%) Spring
3 66 (30.28%) XML
4 59 (27.06%) Hibernate
5 56 (25.69%) Web Services
6 55 (25.23%) HTML
7 53 (24.31%) .NET
8 52 (23.85%) CSS
9 42 (19.27%) jQuery
10 36 (16.51%) Ajax
11 34 (15.60%) JSF
12 33 (15.14%) SOAP
13 30 (13.76%) XSLT
13 30 (13.76%) Java EE
14 29 (13.30%) ASP.NET
15 24 (11.01%) .NET Framework
15 24 (11.01%) AngularJS
16 23 (10.55%) REST
16 23 (10.55%) Struts
17 21 (9.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.14%) Open Source
2 14 (6.42%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.42%) Clustering
3 13 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.21%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.75%) User Experience
6 5 (2.29%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.29%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.83%) Equities
8 3 (1.38%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.92%) RIA
9 2 (0.92%) DataPower
9 2 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.92%) Social Media
9 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.46%) iPad
10 1 (0.46%) CUDA
10 1 (0.46%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.60%) UNIX
2 33 (15.14%) Linux
3 13 (5.96%) Windows
4 9 (4.13%) Solaris
4 9 (4.13%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.92%) Debian
5 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.92%) CentOS
6 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (69.27%) OO
2 133 (61.01%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (40.37%) TDD
4 83 (38.07%) Scrum
5 81 (37.16%) UML
6 59 (27.06%) OOD
7 50 (22.94%) MVC
8 44 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (18.81%) RUP
10 40 (18.35%) SOA
11 36 (16.51%) BDD
12 28 (12.84%) Software Engineering
13 26 (11.93%) Configuration Management
14 21 (9.63%) Multithreading
15 19 (8.72%) Release Management
16 18 (8.26%) Pair Programming
16 18 (8.26%) DevOps
17 16 (7.34%) Unit Testing
17 16 (7.34%) Data Modelling
17 16 (7.34%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 148 (67.89%) Java
2 67 (30.73%) SQL
3 56 (25.69%) JavaScript
4 48 (22.02%) C#
5 16 (7.34%) PL/SQL
6 13 (5.96%) C
7 12 (5.50%) Scala
8 11 (5.05%) Perl
8 11 (5.05%) Python
9 9 (4.13%) C++
10 7 (3.21%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.29%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.29%) Clojure
12 4 (1.83%) VB6
12 4 (1.83%) Ruby
12 4 (1.83%) VB
12 4 (1.83%) VBA
13 3 (1.38%) PHP
14 2 (0.92%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.92%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 27 (12.39%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.72%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.96%) Degree
4 6 (2.75%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.83%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.88%) QA
2 7 (3.21%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) logstash
Vendors
1 71 (32.57%) Oracle
2 46 (21.10%) Microsoft
3 31 (14.22%) IBM
4 23 (10.55%) JBoss
5 16 (7.34%) Twitter
6 10 (4.59%) Sybase
7 9 (4.13%) Sun
7 9 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (3.67%) Atlassian
9 7 (3.21%) HP
10 6 (2.75%) Google
11 5 (2.29%) Informatica
12 4 (1.83%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.38%) Open Text
13 3 (1.38%) SAP
13 3 (1.38%) StreamServe
13 3 (1.38%) Zend
14 2 (0.92%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.92%) Sitecore
14 2 (0.92%) Red Hat
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