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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
UK
Rank 478 500 556
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +56
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 108 122 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 93 49
Median daily rate £425 £384 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.78% -9.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £290 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £525 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -

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
36679 42732 41310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.31% 82.43% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24330 27936 26209
Median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 939 1157 1103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +42.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +43 93 £425 +9.67% 29
London +29 57 £450 -10.00% 15
East of England +19 13 £388 - 2
Scotland +26 12 £450 +53.84% 1
Glasgow +2 11 £450 +57.89%
North West +37 8 £360 -22.16% 5
Lancashire - 7 £368 -
Essex - 7 £275 -
South West -15 6 £340 -9.33% 2
Blackpool - 6 £368 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £500 -
West Midlands +12 4 £531 +112.50%
City of London +6 4 £403 -5.29% 5
Brentwood - 4 - -
Plymouth -4 3 £338 -3.57%
Devon -14 3 £338 -3.57%
Canary Wharf - 3 £600 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £408 - 3
Yorkshire +19 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire +13 2 - - 1
South East +8 2 £480 +35.21% 1
Swindon -1 2 £375 -0.66%
Wiltshire -3 2 £375 -0.66%
Coventry - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £531 -
Leeds - 2 - - 1
Warwick - 2 £531 -
Luton - 2 - -
Belfast - 2 £405 - 1
County Antrim - 2 £405 - 1

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 185 (77.08%) OO
2 164 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (67.92%) Java
4 103 (42.92%) UML
5 97 (40.42%) SQL
6 96 (40.00%) Spring
7 95 (39.58%) XML
8 86 (35.83%) Oracle
9 79 (32.92%) TDD
10 75 (31.25%) Scrum
11 71 (29.58%) SOA
12 66 (27.50%) Jenkins
13 61 (25.42%) JSON
13 61 (25.42%) JavaScript
14 55 (22.92%) Hibernate
15 52 (21.67%) Unix
16 50 (20.83%) JUnit
16 50 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
17 49 (20.42%) HTML
18 46 (19.17%) Maven
18 46 (19.17%) Relational Database
19 45 (18.75%) Finance
19 45 (18.75%) J2EE
20 44 (18.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
21 43 (17.92%) Open Source
22 42 (17.50%) Git (software)
22 42 (17.50%) MVC
23 40 (16.67%) PL/SQL
23 40 (16.67%) Use Case
24 38 (15.83%) OOD

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 44 (18.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (6.67%) Apache
2 16 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 15 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
4 14 (5.83%) Oracle Workflow
4 14 (5.83%) Tomcat
5 12 (5.00%) Confluence
6 11 (4.58%) WebSphere
7 9 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (3.33%) Liferay
9 7 (2.92%) JBoss
10 5 (2.08%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.25%) Documentum
12 3 (1.25%) WebLogic Integration
12 3 (1.25%) WebSphere Process Server
13 2 (0.83%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (3.75%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) BondVision
3 1 (0.42%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.42%) GitHub
2 8 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.50%) SaaS
4 5 (2.08%) IaaS
5 4 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.67%) PaaS
6 2 (0.83%) Office 365
6 2 (0.83%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.00%) LDAP
2 7 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.67%) HTTP
3 4 (1.67%) SNMP
3 4 (1.67%) VoIP
4 2 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.17%) Relational Database
2 27 (11.25%) DB2
3 23 (9.58%) Oracle Database
4 16 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (5.83%) SQL Server
6 12 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (3.75%) MySQL
8 8 (3.33%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.83%) QlikView
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.42%) BODI
12 1 (0.42%) DTS
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 66 (27.50%) Jenkins
2 50 (20.83%) JUnit
3 46 (19.17%) Maven
4 42 (17.50%) Git (software)
5 35 (14.58%) Gradle
5 35 (14.58%) JIRA
6 29 (12.08%) Ant
7 26 (10.83%) Cucumber
8 25 (10.42%) Selenium
8 25 (10.42%) Subversion
9 24 (10.00%) Hudson
10 14 (5.83%) JBehave
11 11 (4.58%) Concordion
11 11 (4.58%) RSpec
11 11 (4.58%) WebDriver
12 9 (3.75%) Bitbucket
12 9 (3.75%) Grunt
12 9 (3.75%) jMock
12 9 (3.75%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (3.75%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (18.75%) Finance
2 36 (15.00%) Banking
3 8 (3.33%) Marketing
4 7 (2.92%) Automotive
4 7 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.08%) Front Office
5 5 (2.08%) Games
5 5 (2.08%) Retail
6 4 (1.67%) Advertising
6 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Back Office
8 2 (0.83%) Billing
8 2 (0.83%) Electronics
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
8 2 (0.83%) Military
8 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.83%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 129 (53.75%) Developer
2 77 (32.08%) Java Developer
3 48 (20.00%) Architect
4 35 (14.58%) Analyst
5 34 (14.17%) Senior Developer
6 30 (12.50%) Business Analyst
7 24 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 20 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (6.67%) Java Architect
9 16 (6.67%) Software Architect
10 15 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
11 14 (5.83%) Agile Developer
11 14 (5.83%) Agile Java Developer
12 13 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (5.00%) Software Engineer
14 11 (4.58%) Senior Business Analyst
15 9 (3.75%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
15 9 (3.75%) Software Developer
16 8 (3.33%) Senior Agile Developer
16 8 (3.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (40.00%) Spring
2 95 (39.58%) XML
3 61 (25.42%) JSON
4 55 (22.92%) Hibernate
5 49 (20.42%) HTML
6 45 (18.75%) J2EE
7 36 (15.00%) SOAP
8 35 (14.58%) Java EE
9 34 (14.17%) RESTful
10 33 (13.75%) CSS
11 31 (12.92%) AngularJS
11 31 (12.92%) Web Services
12 20 (8.33%) JSF
12 20 (8.33%) Struts
13 18 (7.50%) EJB
14 17 (7.08%) Ajax
14 17 (7.08%) XSLT
15 16 (6.67%) Spring MVC
16 15 (6.25%) Core Animation
16 15 (6.25%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.92%) Mobile App
3 16 (6.67%) User Experience
4 15 (6.25%) Animation
5 14 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.58%) Virtual Team
7 9 (3.75%) Derivative
8 7 (2.92%) iPhone
9 6 (2.50%) Data Structures
9 6 (2.50%) OTC Derivatives
10 5 (2.08%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.08%) DataPower
10 5 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.67%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.25%) Clustering
12 3 (1.25%) Fintech
12 3 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.25%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.67%) Unix
2 25 (10.42%) Linux
3 23 (9.58%) Windows
4 9 (3.75%) Android
4 9 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.25%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Solaris
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (77.08%) OO
2 164 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (42.92%) UML
4 79 (32.92%) TDD
5 75 (31.25%) Scrum
6 71 (29.58%) SOA
7 50 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
8 43 (17.92%) Open Source
9 42 (17.50%) MVC
10 40 (16.67%) Use Case
11 38 (15.83%) OOD
12 36 (15.00%) Data Modelling
13 34 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (12.50%) Microservices
14 30 (12.50%) Project Management
15 29 (12.08%) Software Architecture
16 28 (11.67%) Business Analysis
17 26 (10.83%) Logical Data Model
17 26 (10.83%) Physical Data Model
17 26 (10.83%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 163 (67.92%) Java
2 97 (40.42%) SQL
3 61 (25.42%) JavaScript
4 40 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 27 (11.25%) C++
6 26 (10.83%) Shell Script
7 16 (6.67%) Python
8 14 (5.83%) C#
9 12 (5.00%) C
10 11 (4.58%) ActionScript
11 8 (3.33%) Apple Swift
11 8 (3.33%) VB
12 7 (2.92%) Embedded C++
12 7 (2.92%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.50%) PHP
13 6 (2.50%) Ruby
13 6 (2.50%) VB6
14 5 (2.08%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.67%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.75%) Sun Certification
3 19 (7.92%) ISEB
4 18 (7.50%) ISTQB
4 18 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 17 (7.08%) Degree
6 6 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.25%) OCMJD
7 3 (1.25%) OCPJP
7 3 (1.25%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (0.83%) MCAD
8 2 (0.83%) MCP
8 2 (0.83%) MCPD
8 2 (0.83%) MCSD
8 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.33%) MiFID
2 19 (7.92%) EMIR
3 18 (7.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (3.33%) SLA
5 6 (2.50%) SDET
6 3 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (1.25%) WCAG
7 2 (0.83%) QA
8 1 (0.42%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.42%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.42%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (9.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (5.83%) Puppet
2 5 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.42%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 86 (35.83%) Oracle
2 24 (10.00%) Perforce
3 22 (9.17%) Sybase
4 18 (7.50%) IBM
5 12 (5.00%) BEA
6 11 (4.58%) Adobe
7 10 (4.17%) Atlassian
8 9 (3.75%) Sun
9 5 (2.08%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.08%) SaltStack
10 4 (1.67%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.67%) Reuters
10 4 (1.67%) SAP
11 3 (1.25%) ATG
11 3 (1.25%) Casewise
11 3 (1.25%) Google
11 3 (1.25%) Kony
11 3 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.83%) Kofax
12 2 (0.83%) Yahoo!
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