The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 515 458 401
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -57
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 89 107 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.29% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 54 111
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £333 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £27.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Histogram 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 July 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 -30 84 £400 -5.88% 57
London -25 48 £500 +12.99% 28
City of London +3 17 £500 +5.26% 12
South East -26 9 £313 -15.88% 5
East of England -22 8 £350 -12.50% 6
South West -28 7 £325 +1.96% 8
North West -6 4 £325 -31.57% 2
Hampshire -10 4 £386 +5.82%
Wales - 4 £350 -
Manchester -7 3 £325 -31.57% 1
Essex - 3 £350 - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £320 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £320 - 4
Wiltshire - 3 £325 - 4
West Midlands -7 2 £370 +13.84% 2
South Wales - 2 £350 -
East Midlands - 2 £363 - 1
Swindon - 2 - - 3
Bath -5 1 £325 +6.12%
Surrey -6 1 £225 -50.00% 3
Somerset -20 1 £325 +4.00%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £325 - 1
Coventry - 1 £370 -
Edinburgh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Halifax - - - - 2
Harrogate - - - -

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 149 (67.12%) OO
2 137 (61.71%) Java
3 93 (41.89%) UML
4 80 (36.04%) SQL
5 77 (34.68%) Oracle
6 71 (31.98%) HTML
7 70 (31.53%) TDD
7 70 (31.53%) CSS
8 69 (31.08%) OOD
9 64 (28.83%) .NET
10 63 (28.38%) JavaScript
11 62 (27.93%) Scrum
12 61 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
13 60 (27.03%) Spring
13 60 (27.03%) J2EE
14 57 (25.68%) C#
15 56 (25.23%) SQL Server
16 47 (21.17%) MVC
17 45 (20.27%) Hibernate
17 45 (20.27%) jQuery
18 44 (19.82%) XML
19 40 (18.02%) Finance
20 39 (17.57%) Web Services
21 38 (17.12%) Ajax
21 38 (17.12%) Relational Database
22 36 (16.22%) WebLogic
22 36 (16.22%) Eclipse
22 36 (16.22%) Maven
23 35 (15.77%) Software Engineering
24 33 (14.86%) MySQL

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 36 (16.22%) WebLogic
2 33 (14.86%) Tomcat
3 17 (7.66%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.95%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (4.95%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.50%) MS Project Server
5 10 (4.50%) Apache
5 10 (4.50%) CMS
6 8 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (3.60%) IIS
7 7 (3.15%) MQSeries
7 7 (3.15%) Escenic
7 7 (3.15%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (3.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.70%) ArcSDE
8 6 (2.70%) ArcGIS
9 4 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.90%) FileNet
10 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (7.66%) MS Project
1 17 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.76%) InfoPath
3 11 (4.95%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.50%) MS Office
5 1 (0.45%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.70%) ReMetrica
2 4 (1.80%) RMDS
3 2 (0.90%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.90%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.80%) SaaS
2 2 (0.90%) PaaS
2 2 (0.90%) IaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.15%) Firewall
2 6 (2.70%) HTTP
3 5 (2.25%) LDAP
4 4 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.80%) DMZ
4 4 (1.80%) Internet
5 2 (0.90%) NAS
5 2 (0.90%) IPv4
5 2 (0.90%) IPv6
5 2 (0.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 38 (17.12%) Relational Database
3 33 (14.86%) MySQL
4 26 (11.71%) RDBMS
5 25 (11.26%) MongoDB
6 24 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (10.81%) NoSQL
7 18 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (7.66%) Oracle Database
9 16 (7.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (6.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (6.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (4.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (4.05%) Big Data
13 8 (3.60%) MS Access
14 7 (3.15%) Hadoop
15 6 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (16.22%) Eclipse
1 36 (16.22%) Maven
2 22 (9.91%) Ant
2 22 (9.91%) JUnit
3 15 (6.76%) Visual Studio
3 15 (6.76%) Subversion
4 12 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.41%) Toad
5 11 (4.95%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.70%) IntelliJ
6 6 (2.70%) JIRA
7 5 (2.25%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.25%) Hudson
8 4 (1.80%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.80%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (1.80%) NetBeans
8 4 (1.80%) JMeter
9 3 (1.35%) ERwin
General
1 40 (18.02%) Finance
2 17 (7.66%) Banking
3 11 (4.95%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.70%) Front Office
6 4 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.80%) Advertising
7 2 (0.90%) Publishing
7 2 (0.90%) Back Office
7 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.90%) Retail
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 149 (67.12%) Developer
2 71 (31.98%) Java Developer
3 26 (11.71%) Senior Developer
4 19 (8.56%) C# Developer
4 19 (8.56%) Architect
5 17 (7.66%) Software Engineer
6 15 (6.76%) .NET Developer
6 15 (6.76%) Analyst
7 14 (6.31%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (5.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 12 (5.41%) Programmer
10 10 (4.50%) Software Developer
10 10 (4.50%) Java Software Engineer
10 10 (4.50%) SharePoint Developer
11 9 (4.05%) SQL Developer
11 9 (4.05%) PL/SQL Developer
11 9 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (3.60%) Technical Architect
13 7 (3.15%) Business Analyst
13 7 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (31.98%) HTML
2 70 (31.53%) CSS
3 64 (28.83%) .NET
4 60 (27.03%) J2EE
4 60 (27.03%) Spring
5 45 (20.27%) jQuery
5 45 (20.27%) Hibernate
6 44 (19.82%) XML
7 39 (17.57%) Web Services
8 38 (17.12%) Ajax
9 30 (13.51%) ASP.NET
10 29 (13.06%) Java EE
11 28 (12.61%) JSF
12 24 (10.81%) HTML5
13 22 (9.91%) SOAP
14 21 (9.46%) WCF
15 20 (9.01%) JPA
15 20 (9.01%) Spring MVC
15 20 (9.01%) Struts
15 20 (9.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.31%) Open Source
2 13 (5.86%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.41%) Clustering
4 10 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.70%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.70%) Equities
5 6 (2.70%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.25%) GIS
6 5 (2.25%) Statistics
6 5 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.80%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.35%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.35%) CUDA
9 2 (0.90%) iPad
9 2 (0.90%) iPhone
9 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.45%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.41%) Linux
2 21 (9.46%) UNIX
3 17 (7.66%) Windows
4 9 (4.05%) Solaris
5 7 (3.15%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (67.12%) OO
2 93 (41.89%) UML
3 70 (31.53%) TDD
4 69 (31.08%) OOD
5 62 (27.93%) Scrum
6 61 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (21.17%) MVC
8 35 (15.77%) Software Engineering
9 33 (14.86%) BDD
10 30 (13.51%) Multithreading
10 30 (13.51%) SOA
11 28 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (12.16%) RUP
13 23 (10.36%) Use Case
14 17 (7.66%) Web Development
15 16 (7.21%) Workflow
16 15 (6.76%) Unit Testing
17 14 (6.31%) Configuration Management
18 12 (5.41%) Programme Management
19 10 (4.50%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (61.71%) Java
2 80 (36.04%) SQL
3 63 (28.38%) JavaScript
4 57 (25.68%) C#
5 26 (11.71%) PL/SQL
6 19 (8.56%) Python
7 13 (5.86%) C
7 13 (5.86%) Scala
8 12 (5.41%) C++
8 12 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 11 (4.95%) VBA
10 10 (4.50%) Perl
11 9 (4.05%) Clojure
12 7 (3.15%) PHP
13 5 (2.25%) Ruby
14 4 (1.80%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.35%) VB6
15 3 (1.35%) VB
16 2 (0.90%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.90%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 26 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.46%) Degree
3 12 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.60%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.80%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.90%) PhD
7 1 (0.45%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.56%) QA
2 7 (3.15%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.15%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (34.68%) Oracle
2 28 (12.61%) JBoss
3 21 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.86%) IBM
5 10 (4.50%) Sybase
6 7 (3.15%) Adobe
6 7 (3.15%) Sun
7 6 (2.70%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.70%) Talend
8 5 (2.25%) Zend
8 5 (2.25%) SAP
9 4 (1.80%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.80%) HP
10 3 (1.35%) VMware
10 3 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.90%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.90%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.90%) Twitter
11 2 (0.90%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.90%) Google
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