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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 523 581 536
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -45
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 134 80 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 42 53
Median daily rate £475 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £288 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.26% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -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
44464 46364 44152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 81.04% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29448 30320 27616
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1150 1283 1207
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.76 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +88 111 £475 +26.66% 28
London +21 49 £513 +11.71% 14
North West +31 17 £475 -7.31% 3
South Wales +18 17 £415 +8.49% 1
Wales +17 17 £415 +8.49% 1
North East -11 14 £463 -
Newport +11 13 £415 +7.09% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 11 £450 -
South East +20 9 £450 +28.57% 3
South West +6 9 £432 +8.00% 2
City of London +14 6 £513 -2.38% 5
Scotland +9 6 £378 +17.96% 1
Warrington - 6 £456 -
Berkshire - 6 £450 -
Cheshire - 6 £456 -
Leeds +7 5 £350 -33.33% 1
Yorkshire +5 5 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire +1 5 £350 - 1
Lancashire - 5 £478 -
Blackpool - 5 £478 -
West Midlands - 5 - -
Wiltshire +15 4 £369 +44.60% 1
Manchester -1 4 £440 -14.14% 1
Middlesex - 4 - -
East of England - 4 - - 4
Westminster - 4 £513 -
Livingston - 4 £378 -
Swindon - 4 £369 - 1
West Lothian - 4 £378 -

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 186 (77.18%) OO
2 146 (60.58%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (59.34%) UML
4 141 (58.51%) Java
5 75 (31.12%) Oracle
6 69 (28.63%) Open Source
7 68 (28.22%) Scrum
8 65 (26.97%) Finance
9 64 (26.56%) SQL
10 62 (25.73%) Windows
11 57 (23.65%) Project Management
12 55 (22.82%) Use Case
13 53 (21.99%) TDD
14 52 (21.58%) Business Analysis
14 52 (21.58%) Waterfall
15 51 (21.16%) XML
16 49 (20.33%) Software Engineering
17 47 (19.50%) Spring
18 46 (19.09%) Security Cleared
19 44 (18.26%) JavaScript
20 42 (17.43%) C#
20 42 (17.43%) Web Services
21 41 (17.01%) Service Design
22 40 (16.60%) JIRA
22 40 (16.60%) Agile Project Management
23 39 (16.18%) HTML
23 39 (16.18%) Unix
24 38 (15.77%) Eclipse
24 38 (15.77%) SC Cleared
25 36 (14.94%) AngularJS

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 30 (12.45%) Apache
2 29 (12.03%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.64%) WebLogic
4 12 (4.98%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.90%) JBoss
5 7 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.49%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.49%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (2.07%) Documentum
7 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.07%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.66%) Confluence
8 4 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.66%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.83%) CMS
9 2 (0.83%) Jetty
9 2 (0.83%) nginx
9 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (3.32%) MS Excel
1 8 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.41%) Endur
3 1 (0.41%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.30%) IaaS
2 8 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.90%) PaaS
3 7 (2.90%) SaaS
4 4 (1.66%) GitHub
5 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.13%) SNMP
1 22 (9.13%) TCP/IP
1 22 (9.13%) VoIP
2 6 (2.49%) HTTP
3 4 (1.66%) LDAP
4 2 (0.83%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.11%) Relational Database
2 21 (8.71%) SQL Server
3 17 (7.05%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.73%) MySQL
6 8 (3.32%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.32%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.90%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.66%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (16.60%) JIRA
2 38 (15.77%) Eclipse
3 32 (13.28%) Maven
4 26 (10.79%) JUnit
5 24 (9.96%) Visual Studio
6 22 (9.13%) Rational DOORS
6 22 (9.13%) StarTeam
7 18 (7.47%) Jenkins
8 14 (5.81%) Subversion
9 13 (5.39%) Ant
9 13 (5.39%) Cucumber
10 12 (4.98%) IntelliJ
10 12 (4.98%) Selenium
11 9 (3.73%) Git (software)
11 9 (3.73%) Grunt
12 7 (2.90%) jMock
13 6 (2.49%) TestNG
14 5 (2.07%) Apache Ivy
14 5 (2.07%) Karma Test Runner
14 5 (2.07%) WebDriver
General
1 65 (26.97%) Finance
2 22 (9.13%) Banking
3 13 (5.39%) Marketing
4 8 (3.32%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.66%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.66%) Electronics
6 4 (1.66%) Wholesale Banking
7 3 (1.24%) Advertising
7 3 (1.24%) Billing
8 2 (0.83%) Automotive
8 2 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Retail
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 100 (41.49%) Developer
2 66 (27.39%) Java Developer
3 53 (21.99%) Analyst
4 49 (20.33%) Business Analyst
5 40 (16.60%) Architect
6 27 (11.20%) Software Engineer
7 21 (8.71%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (8.71%) Senior Business Analyst
8 20 (8.30%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (7.88%) Senior Developer
9 19 (7.88%) Technical Analyst
10 18 (7.47%) Senior Software Engineer
10 18 (7.47%) Technical Business Analyst
11 16 (6.64%) Digital Analyst
11 16 (6.64%) Digital Business Analyst
11 16 (6.64%) Senior Java Developer
12 15 (6.22%) Agile Developer
12 15 (6.22%) C# Developer
13 13 (5.39%) Agile Java Developer
13 13 (5.39%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (21.16%) XML
2 47 (19.50%) Spring
3 42 (17.43%) Web Services
4 39 (16.18%) HTML
5 36 (14.94%) AngularJS
6 32 (13.28%) REST
7 30 (12.45%) Hibernate
8 29 (12.03%) CSS
9 25 (10.37%) Java EE
10 23 (9.54%) .NET
11 21 (8.71%) Ajax
11 21 (8.71%) SOAP
12 18 (7.47%) Struts
13 17 (7.05%) J2EE
14 15 (6.22%) JSP
14 15 (6.22%) KnockoutJS
15 14 (5.81%) jQuery
15 14 (5.81%) JSF
15 14 (5.81%) Spring MVC
16 13 (5.39%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.22%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.56%) User Experience
4 8 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.32%) Derivative
5 5 (2.07%) Robotics
6 4 (1.66%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.24%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.24%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.24%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.83%) Clustering
8 2 (0.83%) Fintech
8 2 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.41%) DataPower
9 1 (0.41%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (25.73%) Windows
2 39 (16.18%) Unix
3 35 (14.52%) Linux
4 8 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.49%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.49%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.07%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.24%) Solaris
7 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (77.18%) OO
2 146 (60.58%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (59.34%) UML
4 69 (28.63%) Open Source
5 68 (28.22%) Scrum
6 57 (23.65%) Project Management
7 55 (22.82%) Use Case
8 53 (21.99%) TDD
9 52 (21.58%) Business Analysis
9 52 (21.58%) Waterfall
10 49 (20.33%) Software Engineering
11 41 (17.01%) Service Design
12 40 (16.60%) Agile Project Management
13 36 (14.94%) SOA
14 24 (9.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 23 (9.54%) MVC
16 22 (9.13%) Requirements Management
17 21 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (7.88%) OOD
18 19 (7.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 141 (58.51%) Java
2 64 (26.56%) SQL
3 44 (18.26%) JavaScript
4 42 (17.43%) C#
5 35 (14.52%) C++
6 29 (12.03%) C
7 24 (9.96%) PL/SQL
7 24 (9.96%) Python
8 22 (9.13%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.73%) Embedded C++
10 6 (2.49%) Embedded C
11 5 (2.07%) ES6
11 5 (2.07%) VB
11 5 (2.07%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.07%) VB6
12 4 (1.66%) PHP
12 4 (1.66%) Scala
13 3 (1.24%) Groovy
13 3 (1.24%) Korn
14 2 (0.83%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 46 (19.09%) Security Cleared
2 38 (15.77%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.39%) Degree
4 9 (3.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (2.90%) MCAD
5 7 (2.90%) MCP
5 7 (2.90%) MCPD
5 7 (2.90%) MCSD
5 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.49%) ISEB
6 6 (2.49%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.66%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.83%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.24%) ISO15022
2 3 (1.24%) ISO20022
2 3 (1.24%) SDET
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (10.79%) Puppet
2 24 (9.96%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.24%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 75 (31.12%) Oracle
2 22 (9.13%) Coverity
3 21 (8.71%) SaltStack
4 11 (4.56%) IBM
5 10 (4.15%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.90%) EPiServer
6 7 (2.90%) Sun
7 5 (2.07%) BEA
7 5 (2.07%) Blue Prism
7 5 (2.07%) Kofax
8 4 (1.66%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.66%) SAP
8 4 (1.66%) Sybase
9 3 (1.24%) ATG
9 3 (1.24%) Cognos
9 3 (1.24%) Informatica
9 3 (1.24%) Zend
10 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.41%) TIBCO
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