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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 490 460 459
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -1
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 107 111 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 62 68
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £484 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £32.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
- +36.50%

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
42027 37747 36735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.66% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27216 23426 21433
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1179 1142 1414
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -6.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -39 84 £450 +16.12% 62
London -16 51 £480 +12.94% 23
Wales - 15 £438 - 2
South East -21 10 £725 +107.14% 10
West Midlands -13 9 £380 +16.92% 1
Scotland -7 7 £350 -3.44% 3
City of London +4 6 £445 +4.70% 9
Glasgow -1 6 £350 -3.44% 1
Surrey -10 6 - -
East Midlands - 5 £395 - 1
Yorkshire -11 4 £375 +25.00% 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 2
Warwickshire - 3 £385 -
Leeds - 3 £375 - 1
South West -27 2 £650 +116.66% 11
Tyne and Wear - 2 £110 -
South Wales - 2 £438 - 2
North East - 2 £110 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £725 - 1
Oxford - 2 £725 - 1
Docklands, London +15 1 £400 -17.62% 1
Berkshire +5 1 £445 -8.24% 2
Birmingham -3 1 £375 +15.38% 1
North Yorkshire -6 1 £320 +6.66%
Gloucestershire -13 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £425 - 8
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North West - 1 £425 - 11
Atherstone - 1 £385 -
Bristol - 1 £650 - 8

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 142 (72.08%) OO
2 132 (67.01%) Java
3 108 (54.82%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (37.06%) TDD
5 71 (36.04%) Scrum
6 69 (35.03%) J2EE
7 65 (32.99%) Oracle
8 60 (30.46%) XML
9 59 (29.95%) Spring
10 56 (28.43%) SQL
11 54 (27.41%) Web Services
12 53 (26.90%) SQL Server
12 53 (26.90%) Microsoft
13 50 (25.38%) UML
14 49 (24.87%) JavaScript
14 49 (24.87%) Maven
15 46 (23.35%) Hibernate
15 46 (23.35%) Continuous Integration
16 43 (21.83%) MVC
17 42 (21.32%) C#
17 42 (21.32%) .NET
18 40 (20.30%) OOD
19 37 (18.78%) SOA
19 37 (18.78%) CSS
19 37 (18.78%) Open Source
20 36 (18.27%) Relational Database
21 34 (17.26%) UNIX
21 34 (17.26%) RUP
21 34 (17.26%) HTML
22 33 (16.75%) Jenkins

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 21 (10.66%) Confluence
2 19 (9.64%) FileNet
3 16 (8.12%) WebLogic
4 15 (7.61%) Tomcat
5 13 (6.60%) WebSphere
6 11 (5.58%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (4.57%) SharePoint
7 9 (4.57%) JBoss
7 9 (4.57%) Apache
8 7 (3.55%) Documentum
9 6 (3.05%) CMS
9 6 (3.05%) Mule
10 4 (2.03%) MTS
11 3 (1.52%) IIS
11 3 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.52%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.52%) Node.js
11 3 (1.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.55%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.05%) MS Office
4 5 (2.54%) MS Project
5 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.02%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) RMDS
1 2 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.51%) Exstream
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.03%) SaaS
1 4 (2.03%) PaaS
1 4 (2.03%) IaaS
2 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.54%) Internet
2 2 (1.02%) FTP
3 1 (0.51%) HTTP
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (26.90%) SQL Server
2 36 (18.27%) Relational Database
3 29 (14.72%) MongoDB
4 27 (13.71%) NoSQL
5 21 (10.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (7.11%) RDBMS
7 13 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (5.58%) Oracle Database
9 9 (4.57%) MySQL
10 7 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.03%) Big Data
12 3 (1.52%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.52%) MS Access
12 3 (1.52%) DB2
12 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.52%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.52%) Redis
12 3 (1.52%) Riak
13 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 49 (24.87%) Maven
2 33 (16.75%) Jenkins
3 28 (14.21%) Subversion
4 24 (12.18%) JIRA
5 21 (10.66%) Hudson
6 18 (9.14%) Eclipse
7 14 (7.11%) Visual Studio
8 11 (5.58%) JUnit
8 11 (5.58%) Git (software)
9 9 (4.57%) Ant
9 9 (4.57%) JMeter
10 8 (4.06%) NUnit
10 8 (4.06%) IntelliJ
11 6 (3.05%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (3.05%) TeamCity
11 6 (3.05%) Cucumber
11 6 (3.05%) SpecFlow
12 5 (2.54%) ClearQuest
12 5 (2.54%) MSTest
12 5 (2.54%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 28 (14.21%) Finance
2 16 (8.12%) Banking
3 9 (4.57%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.06%) Front Office
5 4 (2.03%) Retail
5 4 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.52%) Advertising
6 3 (1.52%) Publishing
7 2 (1.02%) Back Office
7 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.02%) Marketing
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 142 (72.08%) Developer
2 77 (39.09%) Java Developer
3 20 (10.15%) .NET Developer
3 20 (10.15%) Architect
4 19 (9.64%) Senior Developer
5 15 (7.61%) C# Developer
6 11 (5.58%) Analyst
6 11 (5.58%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (5.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (5.08%) Business Analyst
8 7 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (3.05%) Applications Developer
9 6 (3.05%) Software Developer
10 5 (2.54%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.54%) Android Developer
11 4 (2.03%) Principal Engineer
11 4 (2.03%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 4 (2.03%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.03%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (35.03%) J2EE
2 60 (30.46%) XML
3 59 (29.95%) Spring
4 54 (27.41%) Web Services
5 46 (23.35%) Hibernate
6 42 (21.32%) .NET
7 37 (18.78%) CSS
8 34 (17.26%) HTML
9 32 (16.24%) jQuery
10 31 (15.74%) SOAP
10 31 (15.74%) AngularJS
11 30 (15.23%) Ajax
12 27 (13.71%) JSF
13 25 (12.69%) Java EE
14 24 (12.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 23 (11.68%) ASP.NET
15 23 (11.68%) XSLT
16 21 (10.66%) .NET Framework
17 20 (10.15%) REST
18 18 (9.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.78%) Open Source
2 13 (6.60%) User Experience
3 12 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.58%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.58%) Clustering
5 7 (3.55%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.55%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.54%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.54%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.54%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.03%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.03%) Equities
7 4 (2.03%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.02%) Wiki
9 2 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.02%) Social Media
9 2 (1.02%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.26%) UNIX
2 25 (12.69%) Linux
3 12 (6.09%) Windows
4 8 (4.06%) Android
5 5 (2.54%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (2.54%) Solaris
6 4 (2.03%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.02%) CentOS
7 2 (1.02%) Debian
7 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (72.08%) OO
2 108 (54.82%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (37.06%) TDD
4 71 (36.04%) Scrum
5 50 (25.38%) UML
6 46 (23.35%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (21.83%) MVC
8 40 (20.30%) OOD
9 37 (18.78%) SOA
10 34 (17.26%) RUP
11 27 (13.71%) Configuration Management
12 23 (11.68%) DevOps
13 22 (11.17%) Software Engineering
13 22 (11.17%) Release Management
14 21 (10.66%) Pair Programming
15 20 (10.15%) BDD
16 19 (9.64%) Unit Testing
16 19 (9.64%) DSDM
17 17 (8.63%) Data Modelling
18 15 (7.61%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 132 (67.01%) Java
2 56 (28.43%) SQL
3 49 (24.87%) JavaScript
4 42 (21.32%) C#
5 15 (7.61%) PL/SQL
6 12 (6.09%) Python
7 9 (4.57%) C
8 8 (4.06%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.06%) VB
8 8 (4.06%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.06%) VB6
9 7 (3.55%) C++
10 6 (3.05%) Perl
10 6 (3.05%) PHP
11 5 (2.54%) Ruby
12 3 (1.52%) Groovy
12 3 (1.52%) Scala
12 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.52%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.02%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 27 (13.71%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.66%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.64%) Degree
4 5 (2.54%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.03%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.09%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) Puppet
1 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.51%) logstash
2 1 (0.51%) OpenView
Vendors
1 65 (32.99%) Oracle
2 53 (26.90%) Microsoft
3 30 (15.23%) IBM
4 19 (9.64%) Twitter
5 11 (5.58%) HP
5 11 (5.58%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (4.57%) Google
7 5 (2.54%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.54%) Informatica
7 5 (2.54%) Sun
8 4 (2.03%) Sybase
8 4 (2.03%) SAP
8 4 (2.03%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.52%) StreamServe
9 3 (1.52%) Zend
9 3 (1.52%) Adobe
9 3 (1.52%) Motorola
9 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.52%) Open Text
10 2 (1.02%) TIBCO
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