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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 558 525 466
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -59
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 70 89 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 58
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£406 £388 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -

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
44265 41665 38267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.74% 76.13% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28672 25746 23202
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1180 1104
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 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 3 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 -38 55 £425 +6.25% 47
London -36 25 £500 - 11
South West +5 13 £425 +30.76% 11
Bristol - 11 £425 - 9
City of London -23 8 £625 +25.00% 1
South Wales +7 7 £390 +11.42% 1
Wales -1 7 £390 +11.42% 1
Yorkshire -16 7 £325 +1.56% 1
Scotland - 7 £330 - 4
Cardiff - 5 £383 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £325 - 1
Glasgow - 4 £285 - 3
Manchester -9 3 £513 +57.69% 5
North West -18 3 £513 +57.69% 10
South East -25 3 £350 +12.00% 11
South Yorkshire - 3 £325 -
Sheffield - 3 £325 -
Uxbridge - 3 £450 -
Newport +6 2 £400 +14.28%
East Midlands -7 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £600 -
Leeds - 2 £363 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Somerset 0 1 £350 +7.69%
Wiltshire -1 1 £375 +15.38% 1
Swindon -2 1 £375 - 1
Bath -3 1 £350 +7.69%
East of England -4 1 £375 +7.14% 2
North Yorkshire -6 1 £325 +1.56%
Cambridge -6 1 £375 -21.05%

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 89 (71.77%) OO
2 71 (57.26%) Java
3 60 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (42.74%) Web Services
5 43 (34.68%) TDD
6 42 (33.87%) .NET
7 41 (33.06%) UML
8 39 (31.45%) HTML
9 38 (30.65%) OOD
10 36 (29.03%) JavaScript
11 35 (28.23%) J2EE
12 33 (26.61%) SQL
12 33 (26.61%) Spring
13 32 (25.81%) SQL Server
13 32 (25.81%) XML
14 30 (24.19%) CSS
15 29 (23.39%) Scrum
16 28 (22.58%) SOA
17 27 (21.77%) MVC
18 25 (20.16%) C#
18 25 (20.16%) SOAP
18 25 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (19.35%) Ajax
20 22 (17.74%) Hibernate
21 20 (16.13%) JSP
22 19 (15.32%) JDBC
22 19 (15.32%) Windows
22 19 (15.32%) Linux
22 19 (15.32%) Security Cleared
23 18 (14.52%) Waterfall

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 10 (8.06%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.84%) Confluence
3 5 (4.03%) AquaLogic
3 5 (4.03%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.23%) Apache
4 4 (3.23%) Node.js
5 2 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.61%) CMS
5 2 (1.61%) Liferay
5 2 (1.61%) MTS
5 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.61%) JBoss
6 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 14 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.84%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.03%) MS Office
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.87%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.06%) Internet
3 8 (6.45%) HTTP
4 5 (4.03%) LDAP
5 3 (2.42%) SNMP
5 3 (2.42%) SSL
6 2 (1.61%) ATM
6 2 (1.61%) VoIP
7 1 (0.81%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.81%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (8.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.65%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.65%) EDRMS
5 7 (5.65%) DTS
6 6 (4.84%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (4.03%) SQLite
7 5 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.23%) MySQL
8 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.81%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 15 (12.10%) Jenkins
2 12 (9.68%) Ant
2 12 (9.68%) JUnit
2 12 (9.68%) Maven
3 8 (6.45%) TeamCity
3 8 (6.45%) Eclipse
3 8 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.65%) Moq
4 7 (5.65%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.84%) Subversion
5 6 (4.84%) JIRA
5 6 (4.84%) Selenium
6 5 (4.03%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (4.03%) Hudson
6 5 (4.03%) Spock
6 5 (4.03%) Mechanoid
6 5 (4.03%) Robolectric
6 5 (4.03%) Geb
6 5 (4.03%) NUnit
6 5 (4.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (14.52%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Retail
3 7 (5.65%) Banking
4 5 (4.03%) Back Office
5 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.42%) Advertising
6 2 (1.61%) Avionics
6 2 (1.61%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) Front Office
7 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.81%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (62.90%) Developer
2 28 (22.58%) Java Developer
3 21 (16.94%) Senior Developer
4 17 (13.71%) Architect
5 13 (10.48%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.26%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.65%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) Consultant
8 6 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Android Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Senior Android Developer
9 5 (4.03%) UI Programmer
9 5 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (4.03%) UI Developer
9 5 (4.03%) iOS Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (42.74%) Web Services
2 42 (33.87%) .NET
3 39 (31.45%) HTML
4 35 (28.23%) J2EE
5 33 (26.61%) Spring
6 32 (25.81%) XML
7 30 (24.19%) CSS
8 25 (20.16%) SOAP
9 24 (19.35%) Ajax
10 22 (17.74%) Hibernate
11 20 (16.13%) JSP
12 19 (15.32%) JDBC
13 17 (13.71%) JMS
13 17 (13.71%) Middleware
14 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET
15 15 (12.10%) Servlets
16 14 (11.29%) JSON
16 14 (11.29%) WCF
16 14 (11.29%) HTML5
17 13 (10.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (9.68%) User Experience
3 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.06%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (4.03%) iPad
5 5 (4.03%) Clustering
5 5 (4.03%) iPhone
6 4 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.42%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.61%) Statistics
8 2 (1.61%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.81%) Animation
9 1 (0.81%) Wiki
9 1 (0.81%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.32%) Windows
1 19 (15.32%) Linux
2 11 (8.87%) Android
2 11 (8.87%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.26%) Windows Phone
3 9 (7.26%) Windows Phone 7
4 7 (5.65%) UNIX
5 5 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (71.77%) OO
2 60 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (34.68%) TDD
4 41 (33.06%) UML
5 38 (30.65%) OOD
6 29 (23.39%) Scrum
7 28 (22.58%) SOA
8 27 (21.77%) MVC
9 25 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (14.52%) Waterfall
10 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
10 18 (14.52%) OOP
11 17 (13.71%) BDD
12 16 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (12.10%) Software Engineering
13 15 (12.10%) Open Source
13 15 (12.10%) Multithreading
13 15 (12.10%) Mentoring
14 14 (11.29%) SDLC
15 13 (10.48%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 71 (57.26%) Java
2 36 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 33 (26.61%) SQL
4 25 (20.16%) C#
5 17 (13.71%) PL/SQL
6 14 (11.29%) C
6 14 (11.29%) C++
7 7 (5.65%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.03%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 5 (4.03%) Python
8 5 (4.03%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.42%) VB
10 3 (2.42%) VBA
11 2 (1.61%) VB6
11 2 (1.61%) PHP
11 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.81%) Scala
12 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (15.32%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.10%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.29%) Degree
4 5 (4.03%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.42%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.81%) HND
7 1 (0.81%) ISEB
7 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) QA
2 5 (4.03%) SLA
3 2 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.61%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.61%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.61%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (6.45%) Puppet
2 7 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) logstash
3 1 (0.81%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.71%) Oracle
3 7 (5.65%) Red Hat
3 7 (5.65%) IBM
3 7 (5.65%) webMethods
4 6 (4.84%) Google
5 5 (4.03%) Twitter
5 5 (4.03%) KANA
5 5 (4.03%) HP
5 5 (4.03%) Informatica
6 4 (3.23%) Lotus
6 4 (3.23%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.42%) VMware
8 2 (1.61%) Adobe
8 2 (1.61%) Coverity
8 2 (1.61%) Tableau
9 1 (0.81%) Zend
9 1 (0.81%) Pega
9 1 (0.81%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco
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