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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 550 472 467
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -5
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 63 117 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 76 39
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£373 £413 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.69% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £500 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +15.78%

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
42560 39708 34604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.14% 75.30% 74.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26984 25126 20661
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1224 1175 1047
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -75 58 £373 -9.69% 37
London -13 32 £475 +7.95% 17
City of London -8 10 £563 +27.84% 7
South East -33 7 £325 +4.00% 6
Yorkshire -20 6 £325 +1.56% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £325 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £325 - 1
South West +9 5 £375 +13.20% 4
Tyne and Wear - 5 £300 -
North East - 5 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £300 -
West Yorkshire -15 4 £325 +1.56% 1
Swindon +11 3 £375 +11.11% 1
Wiltshire +7 3 £375 +11.11% 1
North Yorkshire +1 2 £350 +9.37%
Docklands, London -2 2 £363 -9.93%
Leeds -14 2 £363 +13.28% 1
Sheffield - 2 £325 -
Bristol - 2 - - 3
South Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
York - 2 £350 -
East of England -5 1 - - 2
Scotland -9 1 - - 2
Merseyside -15 1 - -
North West -30 1 - - 6
Wales - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 - - 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £325 -
Newport - 1 - -

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 84 (70.00%) OO
2 79 (65.83%) Java
3 63 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (37.50%) TDD
5 41 (34.17%) Web Services
6 39 (32.50%) OOD
7 36 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 35 (29.17%) UML
9 31 (25.83%) Spring
10 29 (24.17%) HTML
10 29 (24.17%) .NET
11 28 (23.33%) CSS
12 27 (22.50%) J2EE
12 27 (22.50%) SQL
13 26 (21.67%) XML
13 26 (21.67%) MVC
14 25 (20.83%) Scrum
15 24 (20.00%) JUnit
15 24 (20.00%) SOA
15 24 (20.00%) Waterfall
16 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
16 23 (19.17%) C#
17 22 (18.33%) JDBC
17 22 (18.33%) OOP
17 22 (18.33%) Ajax
18 21 (17.50%) Finance
19 20 (16.67%) E-Commerce
19 20 (16.67%) Oracle
19 20 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (15.83%) Multithreading

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.17%) AquaLogic
4 4 (3.33%) Node.js
4 4 (3.33%) CMS
5 3 (2.50%) Apache
5 3 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.83%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
3 3 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.83%) HTTP
3 5 (4.17%) LDAP
4 2 (1.67%) SNMP
4 2 (1.67%) SSL
4 2 (1.67%) Internet
4 2 (1.67%) Firewall
5 1 (0.83%) DLNA
5 1 (0.83%) DVB
5 1 (0.83%) ATM
5 1 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (4.17%) DTS
7 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.17%) EDRMS
8 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.67%) MySQL
10 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.83%) KDB
10 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (20.00%) JUnit
2 18 (15.00%) Maven
3 15 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 14 (11.67%) TeamCity
5 13 (10.83%) Ant
6 9 (7.50%) Jenkins
6 9 (7.50%) Calabash
6 9 (7.50%) Android Studio
7 8 (6.67%) Eclipse
8 6 (5.00%) Moq
9 5 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (4.17%) SpecFlow
9 5 (4.17%) NUnit
10 4 (3.33%) Subversion
10 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.50%) ERwin
11 3 (2.50%) Log4j
12 2 (1.67%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 21 (17.50%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Banking
3 7 (5.83%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.00%) Retail
5 4 (3.33%) Front Office
6 3 (2.50%) Back Office
6 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.67%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) Games
8 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
8 1 (0.83%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 82 (68.33%) Developer
2 39 (32.50%) Java Developer
3 22 (18.33%) Senior Developer
4 17 (14.17%) Architect
5 13 (10.83%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.50%) Android Developer
6 9 (7.50%) Senior Android Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
9 6 (5.00%) UI Programmer
9 6 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (5.00%) UI Developer
9 6 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Senior UI Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Informatica Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (34.17%) Web Services
2 31 (25.83%) Spring
3 29 (24.17%) HTML
3 29 (24.17%) .NET
4 28 (23.33%) CSS
5 27 (22.50%) J2EE
6 26 (21.67%) XML
7 22 (18.33%) JDBC
7 22 (18.33%) Ajax
8 19 (15.83%) Hibernate
8 19 (15.83%) JSP
9 16 (13.33%) JMS
10 14 (11.67%) Spring MVC
11 13 (10.83%) ASP.NET
11 13 (10.83%) Middleware
11 13 (10.83%) JSON
12 12 (10.00%) XSLT
12 12 (10.00%) WCF
13 11 (9.17%) jQuery
13 11 (9.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) User Experience
2 9 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.50%) Mobile Payment
3 8 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 7 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.17%) Clustering
6 5 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.33%) Statistics
8 2 (1.67%) Physics
8 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.67%) Wiki
8 2 (1.67%) Blog
8 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.83%) MPEG
9 1 (0.83%) DTV
9 1 (0.83%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.83%) Linux
2 12 (10.00%) Android
3 10 (8.33%) Windows
4 8 (6.67%) UNIX
5 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (70.00%) OO
2 63 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (37.50%) TDD
4 39 (32.50%) OOD
5 35 (29.17%) UML
6 26 (21.67%) MVC
7 25 (20.83%) Scrum
8 24 (20.00%) SOA
8 24 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 22 (18.33%) OOP
10 20 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 20 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (15.83%) Multithreading
12 15 (12.50%) BDD
13 13 (10.83%) Unit Testing
14 12 (10.00%) Software Engineering
14 12 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
15 11 (9.17%) Data Modelling
15 11 (9.17%) PRINCE2
15 11 (9.17%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 79 (65.83%) Java
2 36 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (22.50%) SQL
4 23 (19.17%) C#
5 13 (10.83%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.67%) C
6 8 (6.67%) C++
7 7 (5.83%) Python
8 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.17%) VBA
8 5 (4.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (1.67%) Groovy
9 2 (1.67%) Scala
9 2 (1.67%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.67%) Perl
9 2 (1.67%) PHP
10 1 (0.83%) VB
10 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (14.17%) Degree
2 12 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.50%) OCPJP
7 2 (1.67%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) SLA
2 5 (4.17%) QA
3 4 (3.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.67%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.83%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.83%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) Puppet
1 5 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) logstash
2 1 (0.83%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) Oracle
2 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.33%) IBM
4 9 (7.50%) Google
5 5 (4.17%) webMethods
5 5 (4.17%) Informatica
5 5 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.17%) HP
6 4 (3.33%) Tableau
7 3 (2.50%) Adobe
7 3 (2.50%) Lotus
7 3 (2.50%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.67%) VMware
8 2 (1.67%) SAP
8 2 (1.67%) Cisco
8 2 (1.67%) Coverity
8 2 (1.67%) Splunk
9 1 (0.83%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.83%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.83%) Zend