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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 561 584 534
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -50
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 100 78 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 43 48
Median daily rate £450 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £323 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £563 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.18%

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
45124 46910 43512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.26% 78.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29802 30476 26956
Median daily rate £438 £423 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1113 1272 1173
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.01 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +27.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 72 £500 +17.64% 36
London +20 37 £513 +7.89% 12
South Wales +24 22 £415 +10.66% 4
Wales +21 22 £415 +10.66% 5
Newport +10 16 £415 +10.66% 2
South East +27 13 £450 +20.00% 5
Berkshire - 9 £450 - 2
East of England +18 7 - -
North East - 7 £450 -
Scotland +14 6 £378 +17.96%
Suffolk - 6 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £450 -
Ipswich - 6 - -
City of London +31 5 £513 -10.86% 2
Westminster - 4 £513 -
Livingston - 4 £378 -
Middlesex - 4 - -
West Lothian - 4 £378 -
North West +17 3 £430 -16.09% 3
South West +3 3 £432 +1.64% 7
Manchester -10 3 £430 -16.09% 2
Maidenhead - 3 £450 - 1
Exeter - 2 £432 - 1
Devon - 2 £432 - 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +20 1 - -
Cardiff +11 1 - - 2
Glasgow +3 1 - -
Hampshire 0 1 £538 - 1

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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.

1 159 (76.44%) OO
2 127 (61.06%) Java
3 115 (55.29%) UML
4 108 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (26.92%) Finance
6 55 (26.44%) Open Source
7 54 (25.96%) Scrum
8 52 (25.00%) Oracle
9 51 (24.52%) Software Engineering
10 49 (23.56%) SQL
10 49 (23.56%) Windows
11 46 (22.12%) TDD
12 44 (21.15%) XML
13 43 (20.67%) Web Services
14 42 (20.19%) Security Cleared
15 40 (19.23%) HTML
16 39 (18.75%) C#
16 39 (18.75%) Project Management
17 38 (18.27%) Use Case
18 37 (17.79%) AngularJS
19 36 (17.31%) Spring
20 35 (16.83%) Eclipse
20 35 (16.83%) JavaScript
21 34 (16.35%) C++
22 33 (15.87%) Unix
22 33 (15.87%) SC Cleared
23 32 (15.38%) Waterfall
23 32 (15.38%) REST
23 32 (15.38%) Business Analysis
24 28 (13.46%) SOA

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 21 (10.10%) Tomcat
2 19 (9.13%) Apache
3 15 (7.21%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.33%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.88%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.40%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (1.92%) Documentum
7 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.92%) JBoss
7 4 (1.92%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.96%) CMS
8 2 (0.96%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.96%) Jetty
8 2 (0.96%) nginx
9 1 (0.48%) Confluence
9 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Endur
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.21%) IaaS
2 8 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.37%) PaaS
3 7 (3.37%) SaaS
4 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.06%) TCP/IP
2 21 (10.10%) SNMP
2 21 (10.10%) VoIP
3 6 (2.88%) HTTP
4 2 (0.96%) AMQP
5 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.98%) Relational Database
2 18 (8.65%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.33%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.85%) MySQL
6 7 (3.37%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.40%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (2.40%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.92%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.96%) BODI
11 2 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (16.83%) Eclipse
2 26 (12.50%) JIRA
3 25 (12.02%) JUnit
3 25 (12.02%) Maven
4 23 (11.06%) Visual Studio
5 21 (10.10%) Rational DOORS
5 21 (10.10%) StarTeam
6 16 (7.69%) Subversion
7 15 (7.21%) Jenkins
8 11 (5.29%) Ant
8 11 (5.29%) IntelliJ
8 11 (5.29%) Selenium
9 9 (4.33%) Cucumber
9 9 (4.33%) TestNG
10 7 (3.37%) Git (software)
10 7 (3.37%) jMock
11 6 (2.88%) Grunt
12 5 (2.40%) Apache Ivy
12 5 (2.40%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 56 (26.92%) Finance
2 19 (9.13%) Banking
3 7 (3.37%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.88%) Marketing
5 5 (2.40%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.92%) Electronics
6 4 (1.92%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (0.96%) Billing
7 2 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (47.60%) Developer
2 63 (30.29%) Java Developer
3 34 (16.35%) Analyst
4 30 (14.42%) Business Analyst
5 29 (13.94%) Architect
5 29 (13.94%) Software Engineer
6 20 (9.62%) Senior Developer
7 17 (8.17%) Agile Developer
7 17 (8.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 16 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (7.21%) Agile Java Developer
9 15 (7.21%) Technical Analyst
10 14 (6.73%) Technical Business Analyst
11 13 (6.25%) C# Developer
12 12 (5.77%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
13 11 (5.29%) Digital Analyst
13 11 (5.29%) Digital Business Analyst
13 11 (5.29%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (5.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.15%) XML
2 43 (20.67%) Web Services
3 40 (19.23%) HTML
4 37 (17.79%) AngularJS
5 36 (17.31%) Spring
6 32 (15.38%) REST
7 25 (12.02%) CSS
8 23 (11.06%) Hibernate
9 22 (10.58%) Java EE
9 22 (10.58%) SOAP
10 21 (10.10%) Ajax
11 19 (9.13%) .NET
12 18 (8.65%) KnockoutJS
13 15 (7.21%) jQuery
14 14 (6.73%) JMS
14 14 (6.73%) JSP
14 14 (6.73%) Spring MVC
15 13 (6.25%) J2EE
16 12 (5.77%) JSF
17 11 (5.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.85%) User Experience
4 7 (3.37%) Derivative
5 4 (1.92%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.92%) Robotics
6 3 (1.44%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.96%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.96%) Clustering
7 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.96%) Fintech
7 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.48%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (23.56%) Windows
2 33 (15.87%) Unix
3 27 (12.98%) Linux
4 6 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.40%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.40%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.92%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.96%) Solaris
7 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (76.44%) OO
2 115 (55.29%) UML
3 108 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (26.44%) Open Source
5 54 (25.96%) Scrum
6 51 (24.52%) Software Engineering
7 46 (22.12%) TDD
8 39 (18.75%) Project Management
9 38 (18.27%) Use Case
10 32 (15.38%) Business Analysis
10 32 (15.38%) Waterfall
11 28 (13.46%) Agile Project Management
11 28 (13.46%) SOA
12 23 (11.06%) OOD
12 23 (11.06%) Service Design
13 21 (10.10%) Requirements Management
14 20 (9.62%) MVC
15 18 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (8.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 17 (8.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 127 (61.06%) Java
2 49 (23.56%) SQL
3 39 (18.75%) C#
4 35 (16.83%) JavaScript
5 34 (16.35%) C++
6 28 (13.46%) C
7 24 (11.54%) Python
8 17 (8.17%) Bash Shell
9 14 (6.73%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.85%) Embedded C++
11 6 (2.88%) Embedded C
11 6 (2.88%) Scala
12 5 (2.40%) ES6
12 5 (2.40%) PHP
13 4 (1.92%) Perl
13 4 (1.92%) Ruby
13 4 (1.92%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.44%) Delphi
14 3 (1.44%) Korn
14 3 (1.44%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 42 (20.19%) Security Cleared
2 33 (15.87%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.33%) Degree
4 6 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.40%) MCAD
5 5 (2.40%) MCP
5 5 (2.40%) MCPD
5 5 (2.40%) MCSD
5 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.96%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.96%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.44%) ISO15022
2 3 (1.44%) ISO20022
2 3 (1.44%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) SDET
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (9.13%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (8.65%) Puppet
3 2 (0.96%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 52 (25.00%) Oracle
2 21 (10.10%) Coverity
3 16 (7.69%) SaltStack
4 7 (3.37%) IBM
4 7 (3.37%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.40%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.92%) BEA
6 4 (1.92%) Blue Prism
6 4 (1.92%) Kofax
6 4 (1.92%) Sun
6 4 (1.92%) Zend
7 3 (1.44%) SAP
8 2 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.96%) Cognos
8 2 (0.96%) Informatica
8 2 (0.96%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.48%) CA
9 1 (0.48%) Pega
9 1 (0.48%) QNX
9 1 (0.48%) Symantec
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