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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 506 475 434
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -41
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 85 89 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 47 79
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£425 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £292 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.00

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
40297 37796 34889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.71% 73.83% 71.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26364 23238 20512
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 1171 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £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 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -25 73 £448 +11.87% 24
London 0 40 £520 +13.04% 9
West Midlands +1 9 £385 +18.46%
Scotland -8 9 £375 -6.25% 1
South East -34 7 £445 +32.83% 1
South West -24 6 £350 - 3
City of London -5 5 £390 -8.23% 4
Glasgow -7 4 £318 -20.62% 1
Yorkshire -12 4 £375 +30.43% 1
East Midlands - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 1
Leeds - 4 £375 -
Berkshire +1 3 £445 -8.24%
Stirling - 3 £425 -
Hertfordshire 0 2 £313 -21.87% 1
East of England -20 2 £313 -21.87% 2
Wales - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £725 -
Oxford - 2 £725 -
Bristol - 2 £350 - 2
Surrey -7 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire -14 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Newport - - - -
Lincoln - - - -
Liverpool - - - -

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (76.04%) OO
2 134 (69.79%) Java
3 103 (53.65%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (38.54%) TDD
5 65 (33.85%) J2EE
6 63 (32.81%) Scrum
7 60 (31.25%) Oracle
7 60 (31.25%) Web Services
7 60 (31.25%) XML
8 55 (28.65%) Spring
9 54 (28.13%) SQL
10 51 (26.56%) SQL Server
10 51 (26.56%) Maven
11 50 (26.04%) Microsoft
12 48 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (23.44%) JavaScript
13 45 (23.44%) UML
14 41 (21.35%) Hibernate
15 36 (18.75%) MVC
15 36 (18.75%) C#
15 36 (18.75%) OOD
16 35 (18.23%) SOA
16 35 (18.23%) .NET
17 34 (17.71%) Open Source
18 33 (17.19%) jQuery
18 33 (17.19%) HTML
19 32 (16.67%) UNIX
19 32 (16.67%) Finance
19 32 (16.67%) Jenkins
20 31 (16.15%) Subversion

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (11.46%) Confluence
2 19 (9.90%) FileNet
3 16 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 15 (7.81%) Tomcat
5 13 (6.77%) WebLogic
6 11 (5.73%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (4.69%) Apache
8 8 (4.17%) JBoss
8 8 (4.17%) SharePoint
9 7 (3.65%) Documentum
9 7 (3.65%) CMS
10 6 (3.13%) Mule
11 5 (2.60%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (2.08%) Node.js
12 4 (2.08%) MTS
13 3 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (1.56%) IIS
13 3 (1.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.60%) MS Project
3 5 (2.60%) MS Office
4 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.04%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) RMDS
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.52%) Exstream
2 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.08%) SaaS
1 4 (2.08%) PaaS
1 4 (2.08%) IaaS
2 3 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.60%) Internet
2 2 (1.04%) DVB
2 2 (1.04%) Firewall
2 2 (1.04%) DLNA
2 2 (1.04%) FTP
2 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 29 (15.10%) Relational Database
3 27 (14.06%) MongoDB
4 26 (13.54%) NoSQL
5 20 (10.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (5.73%) Oracle Database
7 9 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (4.17%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.65%) MySQL
10 4 (2.08%) Big Data
10 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.56%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.56%) MS Access
11 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.56%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.56%) Redis
11 3 (1.56%) Riak
12 2 (1.04%) DB2
13 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (26.56%) Maven
2 32 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 31 (16.15%) Subversion
4 24 (12.50%) JIRA
5 20 (10.42%) Hudson
6 15 (7.81%) Eclipse
7 14 (7.29%) JUnit
8 11 (5.73%) Git (software)
9 10 (5.21%) Visual Studio
10 9 (4.69%) JMeter
11 8 (4.17%) NUnit
11 8 (4.17%) TeamCity
11 8 (4.17%) Cucumber
12 7 (3.65%) IntelliJ
13 6 (3.13%) Ant
13 6 (3.13%) Calabash
13 6 (3.13%) Android Studio
14 5 (2.60%) SpecFlow
14 5 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (2.60%) ClearQuest
General
1 32 (16.67%) Finance
2 19 (9.90%) Banking
3 12 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.21%) Front Office
5 4 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.08%) Retail
6 3 (1.56%) Marketing
6 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.04%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (68.75%) Developer
2 75 (39.06%) Java Developer
3 22 (11.46%) Architect
4 21 (10.94%) Senior Developer
5 13 (6.77%) .NET Developer
6 11 (5.73%) Analyst
7 10 (5.21%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (4.69%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.17%) Android Developer
10 7 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.13%) Senior Android Developer
11 6 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.13%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.13%) Consultant
11 6 (3.13%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.08%) Development Manager
12 4 (2.08%) Engineering Manager
12 4 (2.08%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (33.85%) J2EE
2 60 (31.25%) Web Services
2 60 (31.25%) XML
3 55 (28.65%) Spring
4 41 (21.35%) Hibernate
5 35 (18.23%) .NET
6 33 (17.19%) HTML
6 33 (17.19%) jQuery
7 31 (16.15%) CSS
8 30 (15.63%) AngularJS
9 29 (15.10%) SOAP
10 27 (14.06%) XSLT
11 26 (13.54%) Java EE
12 25 (13.02%) Ajax
12 25 (13.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 24 (12.50%) JSF
14 22 (11.46%) ASP.NET
15 19 (9.90%) REST
16 17 (8.85%) .NET Framework
17 16 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.71%) Open Source
2 16 (8.33%) User Experience
3 12 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.73%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.21%) N-Tier
5 10 (5.21%) Clustering
5 10 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.17%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (2.60%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.60%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.60%) Equities
8 5 (2.60%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.08%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.08%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.08%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.56%) Wiki
11 2 (1.04%) DataPower
11 2 (1.04%) Physics
11 2 (1.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.67%) UNIX
2 22 (11.46%) Linux
3 14 (7.29%) Android
4 10 (5.21%) Windows
5 5 (2.60%) Solaris
5 5 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.04%) CentOS
7 2 (1.04%) Debian
7 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (76.04%) OO
2 103 (53.65%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (38.54%) TDD
4 63 (32.81%) Scrum
5 48 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (23.44%) UML
7 36 (18.75%) OOD
7 36 (18.75%) MVC
8 35 (18.23%) SOA
9 31 (16.15%) RUP
10 26 (13.54%) Configuration Management
11 23 (11.98%) Software Engineering
11 23 (11.98%) DevOps
12 22 (11.46%) Release Management
13 20 (10.42%) Pair Programming
13 20 (10.42%) BDD
14 19 (9.90%) Unit Testing
14 19 (9.90%) DSDM
15 16 (8.33%) Multithreading
16 14 (7.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 134 (69.79%) Java
2 54 (28.13%) SQL
3 45 (23.44%) JavaScript
4 36 (18.75%) C#
5 13 (6.77%) PL/SQL
6 12 (6.25%) Python
7 9 (4.69%) C++
8 8 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.65%) C
9 7 (3.65%) Perl
10 6 (3.13%) PHP
10 6 (3.13%) VB
10 6 (3.13%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.13%) VB6
11 4 (2.08%) Ruby
12 3 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.04%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.04%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.04%) VBA
13 2 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (13.02%) Degree
2 23 (11.98%) Security Cleared
3 20 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.04%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.25%) QA
2 4 (2.08%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.56%) Puppet
1 3 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.56%) Graphite
2 1 (0.52%) OpenView
2 1 (0.52%) logstash
Vendors
1 60 (31.25%) Oracle
2 50 (26.04%) Microsoft
3 30 (15.63%) IBM
4 19 (9.90%) Twitter
5 12 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (6.25%) Google
6 11 (5.73%) HP
7 7 (3.65%) SAP
8 6 (3.13%) Informatica
9 5 (2.60%) Adobe
9 5 (2.60%) Sun
9 5 (2.60%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.08%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.56%) Sybase
11 3 (1.56%) Motorola
11 3 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.56%) StreamServe
11 3 (1.56%) Zend
11 3 (1.56%) Open Text
12 2 (1.04%) TIBCO
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