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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 504 477 462
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -15
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 109 101 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 54 67
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £496 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £356 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
41873 37624 36372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 73.75% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27230 23353 21214
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1164 1139 1463
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 November 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
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 November 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 -10 85 £448 +11.87% 65
London -18 52 £480 +9.71% 24
Wales - 15 £438 - 2
South East -24 10 £585 +67.14% 9
West Midlands -6 9 £380 +38.18% 1
Scotland -3 8 £350 -5.08% 3
Glasgow -4 6 £350 -5.08% 1
City of London +10 5 £390 -8.23% 6
Surrey -6 5 - -
Yorkshire -13 4 £375 +25.00% 2
South West -35 4 £350 +16.66% 16
East Midlands - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 2
Leeds - 3 £375 - 1
Berkshire +5 2 £435 -10.30% 1
Oxford - 2 £725 - 1
Bristol - 2 £350 - 11
Oxfordshire - 2 £725 - 1
South Wales - 2 £438 - 2
Docklands, London +10 1 £400 -17.62% 1
North Yorkshire -6 1 £320 +6.66%
Gloucestershire -13 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 £425 - 10
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
Edinburgh - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £425 - 7
Stirling - 1 £400 - 2

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 146 (72.64%) OO
2 136 (67.66%) Java
3 111 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (36.82%) TDD
5 72 (35.82%) Scrum
6 70 (34.83%) J2EE
7 67 (33.33%) Oracle
8 60 (29.85%) XML
8 60 (29.85%) Spring
9 57 (28.36%) SQL
10 55 (27.36%) Web Services
11 52 (25.87%) SQL Server
11 52 (25.87%) Microsoft
12 51 (25.37%) JavaScript
12 51 (25.37%) Maven
13 50 (24.88%) UML
14 48 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (22.39%) Hibernate
16 44 (21.89%) MVC
17 41 (20.40%) C#
17 41 (20.40%) .NET
18 40 (19.90%) OOD
19 39 (19.40%) HTML
20 38 (18.91%) CSS
21 37 (18.41%) Open Source
22 36 (17.91%) Relational Database
22 36 (17.91%) jQuery
22 36 (17.91%) SOA
23 34 (16.92%) UNIX
23 34 (16.92%) RUP

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 22 (10.95%) Confluence
2 19 (9.45%) FileNet
3 17 (8.46%) WebLogic
4 15 (7.46%) Tomcat
5 14 (6.97%) WebSphere
6 11 (5.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (4.98%) SharePoint
8 9 (4.48%) JBoss
8 9 (4.48%) Apache
9 7 (3.48%) Documentum
10 6 (2.99%) Mule
11 5 (2.49%) CMS
12 4 (1.99%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (1.99%) Node.js
12 4 (1.99%) MTS
13 3 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.49%) IIS
13 3 (1.49%) Apache Solr
13 3 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.49%) MS Project
3 5 (2.49%) MS Office
4 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.00%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.00%) RMDS
2 1 (0.50%) Exstream
2 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.99%) IaaS
1 4 (1.99%) SaaS
1 4 (1.99%) PaaS
2 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.49%) Internet
2 2 (1.00%) DLNA
2 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.00%) FTP
2 2 (1.00%) DVB
3 1 (0.50%) HTTP
3 1 (0.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.87%) SQL Server
2 36 (17.91%) Relational Database
3 29 (14.43%) MongoDB
4 28 (13.93%) NoSQL
5 21 (10.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (6.97%) RDBMS
7 12 (5.97%) Oracle Database
7 12 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (4.48%) MySQL
9 7 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.99%) Big Data
11 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.49%) MS Access
11 3 (1.49%) DB2
11 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.49%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.49%) Redis
11 3 (1.49%) Riak
11 3 (1.49%) Couchbase
12 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 51 (25.37%) Maven
2 33 (16.42%) Jenkins
3 29 (14.43%) Subversion
4 23 (11.44%) JIRA
5 21 (10.45%) Hudson
6 19 (9.45%) Eclipse
7 13 (6.47%) Visual Studio
8 12 (5.97%) JUnit
9 11 (5.47%) Ant
9 11 (5.47%) Git (software)
10 9 (4.48%) JMeter
11 8 (3.98%) NUnit
11 8 (3.98%) IntelliJ
12 7 (3.48%) TeamCity
12 7 (3.48%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.99%) SpecFlow
13 6 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (2.49%) ClearQuest
14 5 (2.49%) Rhino Mocks
14 5 (2.49%) MSTest
General
1 30 (14.93%) Finance
2 16 (7.96%) Banking
3 9 (4.48%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.98%) Front Office
5 4 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.49%) Retail
6 3 (1.49%) Advertising
6 3 (1.49%) Publishing
7 2 (1.00%) Marketing
7 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.00%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 144 (71.64%) Developer
2 77 (38.31%) Java Developer
3 20 (9.95%) Architect
4 19 (9.45%) Senior Developer
4 19 (9.45%) .NET Developer
5 15 (7.46%) C# Developer
6 11 (5.47%) Analyst
6 11 (5.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (4.98%) Business Analyst
7 10 (4.98%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (3.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (2.99%) Android Developer
9 6 (2.99%) Software Engineer
9 6 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (2.99%) Applications Developer
9 6 (2.99%) Software Developer
10 4 (1.99%) Senior Android Developer
10 4 (1.99%) Software Engineering Manager
10 4 (1.99%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
10 4 (1.99%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (34.83%) J2EE
2 60 (29.85%) XML
2 60 (29.85%) Spring
3 55 (27.36%) Web Services
4 45 (22.39%) Hibernate
5 41 (20.40%) .NET
6 39 (19.40%) HTML
7 38 (18.91%) CSS
8 36 (17.91%) jQuery
9 32 (15.92%) AngularJS
10 31 (15.42%) SOAP
11 29 (14.43%) Ajax
12 26 (12.94%) JSF
13 25 (12.44%) XSLT
13 25 (12.44%) Java EE
13 25 (12.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 22 (10.95%) ASP.NET
15 21 (10.45%) REST
15 21 (10.45%) .NET Framework
16 19 (9.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.41%) Open Source
2 14 (6.97%) User Experience
3 12 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.47%) Clustering
5 10 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.98%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.98%) N-Tier
7 7 (3.48%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.99%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.49%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.99%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.99%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.99%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.99%) Equities
10 4 (1.99%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.49%) Wiki
12 2 (1.00%) Social Media
12 2 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (1.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.92%) UNIX
2 27 (13.43%) Linux
3 11 (5.47%) Android
4 10 (4.98%) Windows
5 5 (2.49%) Solaris
5 5 (2.49%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (1.99%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.00%) CentOS
7 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.00%) Debian
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (72.64%) OO
2 111 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (36.82%) TDD
4 72 (35.82%) Scrum
5 50 (24.88%) UML
6 48 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (21.89%) MVC
8 40 (19.90%) OOD
9 36 (17.91%) SOA
10 34 (16.92%) RUP
11 27 (13.43%) Configuration Management
12 24 (11.94%) Software Engineering
13 23 (11.44%) DevOps
14 22 (10.95%) Release Management
15 21 (10.45%) Pair Programming
16 20 (9.95%) Unit Testing
16 20 (9.95%) BDD
17 19 (9.45%) DSDM
18 16 (7.96%) Data Modelling
19 15 (7.46%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 136 (67.66%) Java
2 57 (28.36%) SQL
3 51 (25.37%) JavaScript
4 41 (20.40%) C#
5 16 (7.96%) PL/SQL
5 16 (7.96%) Python
6 11 (5.47%) C
7 9 (4.48%) C++
8 8 (3.98%) VB6
8 8 (3.98%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.98%) VB
8 8 (3.98%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.98%) Perl
9 6 (2.99%) PHP
10 5 (2.49%) Ruby
11 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.49%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.49%) Scala
11 3 (1.49%) Groovy
12 2 (1.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 27 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 20 (9.95%) Degree
4 5 (2.49%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.99%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.47%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) Puppet
1 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.50%) OpenView
2 1 (0.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 67 (33.33%) Oracle
2 52 (25.87%) Microsoft
3 30 (14.93%) IBM
4 19 (9.45%) Twitter
5 12 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (5.47%) HP
7 10 (4.98%) Google
8 6 (2.99%) Informatica
9 5 (2.49%) Sun
9 5 (2.49%) SAP
9 5 (2.49%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.99%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.99%) Sybase
10 4 (1.99%) Adobe
11 3 (1.49%) Motorola
11 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.49%) Open Text
11 3 (1.49%) StreamServe
11 3 (1.49%) Zend
12 2 (1.00%) Kony
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stirling
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago