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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 547 524 449
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -75
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 78 92 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.22% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 74
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £578 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -47 48 £425 +6.25% 45
London 0 21 £475 -2.56% 18
Wales +10 20 £375 +7.14%
South Wales +9 20 £375 +7.14%
South West -9 11 £425 -12.82% 3
Cardiff - 11 £383 -
Bristol +4 10 £425 -34.61%
Newport +6 9 £375 +7.14%
Scotland +2 9 £348 -7.33% 1
Yorkshire -27 7 £425 +46.55% 2
Glasgow +8 6 £320 -8.57% 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £425 - 2
City of London -3 5 £525 +10.52%
Leeds - 4 £525 - 2
Manchester -21 3 £513 +57.69% 5
North West -34 3 £513 +57.69% 10
Uxbridge - 3 £450 -
Hampshire -8 2 £350 - 1
East Midlands -8 2 - -
Edinburgh -13 2 £600 +50.00%
South East -22 2 £350 +33.33% 8
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Bromley - 2 - - 1
Southampton - 2 £350 -
Somerset +4 1 £350 +7.69%
Bath -4 1 £350 +7.69%
East of England -5 1 £375 +1.35% 4
Cambridgeshire -11 1 £375 -11.24% 1
Cambridge -11 1 £375 -11.24%
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 96 (69.06%) OO
2 90 (64.75%) Java
3 70 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (46.04%) Web Services
5 55 (39.57%) UML
6 54 (38.85%) HTML
7 52 (37.41%) J2EE
8 46 (33.09%) XML
8 46 (33.09%) OOD
9 45 (32.37%) JavaScript
9 45 (32.37%) Spring
10 43 (30.94%) TDD
10 43 (30.94%) SQL
10 43 (30.94%) CSS
11 38 (27.34%) Scrum
12 36 (25.90%) .NET
13 34 (24.46%) Ajax
14 33 (23.74%) Hibernate
14 33 (23.74%) SQL Server
14 33 (23.74%) SOA
15 30 (21.58%) SOAP
15 30 (21.58%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (20.86%) Security Cleared
17 25 (17.99%) MVC
17 25 (17.99%) Maven
18 24 (17.27%) PL/SQL
18 24 (17.27%) Microsoft
19 23 (16.55%) XSLT
20 22 (15.83%) Oracle
21 21 (15.11%) Configuration Management

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (10.79%) WebLogic
2 12 (8.63%) Confluence
3 8 (5.76%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.60%) CMS
5 4 (2.88%) AquaLogic
5 4 (2.88%) Node.js
5 4 (2.88%) JBoss
5 4 (2.88%) Liferay
6 3 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.16%) SAS
7 2 (1.44%) Apache
7 2 (1.44%) MTS
7 2 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.72%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 14 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.91%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.04%) MS Office
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.63%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.47%) Internet
3 8 (5.76%) HTTP
4 4 (2.88%) LDAP
4 4 (2.88%) SSL
5 3 (2.16%) SNMP
6 2 (1.44%) ATM
6 2 (1.44%) VoIP
7 1 (0.72%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.72%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.63%) MongoDB
2 12 (8.63%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.91%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (7.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.76%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.04%) EDRMS
5 7 (5.04%) DTS
5 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.60%) SQLite
8 4 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.16%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.16%) MySQL
10 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.72%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 25 (17.99%) Maven
2 20 (14.39%) Jenkins
3 16 (11.51%) Ant
4 13 (9.35%) Eclipse
5 12 (8.63%) Subversion
5 12 (8.63%) JIRA
5 12 (8.63%) Selenium
6 11 (7.91%) Hudson
6 11 (7.91%) Spock
6 11 (7.91%) JUnit
6 11 (7.91%) Geb
7 9 (6.47%) Cucumber
8 8 (5.76%) TeamCity
9 7 (5.04%) Visual Studio
9 7 (5.04%) Moq
10 5 (3.60%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (3.60%) Mechanoid
10 5 (3.60%) Robolectric
10 5 (3.60%) SpecFlow
10 5 (3.60%) Robotium
General
1 18 (12.95%) Finance
2 13 (9.35%) Retail
3 11 (7.91%) Banking
4 6 (4.32%) Back Office
5 5 (3.60%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.88%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.88%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.16%) Advertising
8 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.44%) Avionics
9 1 (0.72%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.72%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Front Office
9 1 (0.72%) Games
9 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (61.15%) Developer
2 39 (28.06%) Java Developer
3 20 (14.39%) Architect
4 17 (12.23%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.63%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (6.47%) .NET Developer
7 8 (5.76%) Consultant
7 8 (5.76%) Analyst
8 7 (5.04%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Senior Architect
9 6 (4.32%) Android Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Senior Android Developer
10 5 (3.60%) iOS Developer
10 5 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.60%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.60%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.88%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (46.04%) Web Services
2 54 (38.85%) HTML
3 52 (37.41%) J2EE
4 46 (33.09%) XML
5 45 (32.37%) Spring
6 43 (30.94%) CSS
7 36 (25.90%) .NET
8 34 (24.46%) Ajax
9 33 (23.74%) Hibernate
10 30 (21.58%) SOAP
11 23 (16.55%) XSLT
12 21 (15.11%) JSF
12 21 (15.11%) AngularJS
13 20 (14.39%) JSP
14 18 (12.95%) HTML5
15 17 (12.23%) JDBC
15 17 (12.23%) JMS
16 16 (11.51%) Servlets
16 16 (11.51%) ASP.NET
16 16 (11.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (7.91%) User Experience
3 10 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.19%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (4.32%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.60%) iPhone
5 5 (3.60%) iPad
5 5 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.88%) Clustering
7 3 (2.16%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.44%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.44%) Tandem
8 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.72%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.72%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.72%) Animation
9 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.67%) Windows
2 18 (12.95%) Linux
3 11 (7.91%) Android
3 11 (7.91%) Apple iOS
4 9 (6.47%) Windows Phone
4 9 (6.47%) Windows Phone 7
5 7 (5.04%) UNIX
6 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (69.06%) OO
2 70 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (39.57%) UML
4 46 (33.09%) OOD
5 43 (30.94%) TDD
6 38 (27.34%) Scrum
7 33 (23.74%) SOA
8 30 (21.58%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (17.99%) MVC
10 21 (15.11%) Configuration Management
10 21 (15.11%) Enterprise Architecture
10 21 (15.11%) Open Source
10 21 (15.11%) DevOps
10 21 (15.11%) SDLC
11 20 (14.39%) E-Commerce
11 20 (14.39%) OOP
12 18 (12.95%) RUP
13 17 (12.23%) BDD
14 16 (11.51%) Software Engineering
14 16 (11.51%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 90 (64.75%) Java
2 45 (32.37%) JavaScript
3 43 (30.94%) SQL
4 24 (17.27%) PL/SQL
5 19 (13.67%) C#
6 15 (10.79%) C++
6 15 (10.79%) C
7 7 (5.04%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.60%) Python
8 5 (3.60%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 4 (2.88%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.16%) Ada
11 2 (1.44%) VB
11 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.44%) VB6
12 1 (0.72%) XPath
12 1 (0.72%) Groovy
12 1 (0.72%) Scala
12 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (20.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.39%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.19%) Degree
4 5 (3.60%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.72%) HND
7 1 (0.72%) ISEB
7 1 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) QA
2 4 (2.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.44%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.44%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.44%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.44%) Docker
3 1 (0.72%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) Puppet
2 7 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.72%) logstash
3 1 (0.72%) Kibana
Vendors
1 24 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.83%) Oracle
3 14 (10.07%) IBM
4 11 (7.91%) Twitter
5 7 (5.04%) webMethods
6 6 (4.32%) Google
6 6 (4.32%) Lotus
6 6 (4.32%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.60%) KANA
7 5 (3.60%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.88%) Informatica
8 4 (2.88%) VMware
8 4 (2.88%) HP
9 2 (1.44%) Adobe
9 2 (1.44%) Coverity
9 2 (1.44%) Kony
10 1 (0.72%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (0.72%) Endeca
10 1 (0.72%) BEA
10 1 (0.72%) Apple
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