The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
Rank 335 379 339
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -40
Contract jobs citing OOD 275 241 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.48% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.59% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 150 234
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.75 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.03 £50.78 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +16.12%

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
36876 40874 39156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.21% 81.75% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24455 26538 25225
Median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1196 1034
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +53.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OOD
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD within the UK.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD within the UK.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OOD
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

OOD Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

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 OOD within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 +32 242 £425 +6.25% 128
London +39 113 £508 +7.40% 54
South East -24 43 £425 +9.67% 22
East of England +21 25 £350 -36.36% 6
Surrey +16 25 £425 - 8
North West +31 21 £375 +4.89% 10
Egham +3 14 £425 - 1
South West -12 14 £350 -6.66% 11
City of London +10 13 £450 - 10
Manchester +17 12 £375 - 7
Hertfordshire +6 12 £555 +0.90% 4
Northern Ireland - 12 £385 - 2
West Midlands -2 10 £358 - 3
Berkshire - 10 £450 - 3
County Antrim - 10 £385 - 2
Essex - 10 £260 - 1
Belfast - 10 £385 - 2
Scotland +21 9 £350 +3.70% 7
Yorkshire +19 9 £400 -1.23% 19
West Yorkshire +16 9 £400 -1.23% 11
South Wales +15 9 £433 - 4
Wales +11 9 £433 - 6
Leeds +17 8 £400 -1.23% 7
East Midlands +5 7 £373 +3.54% 3
Birmingham -1 7 £358 - 1
Bristol +9 6 £350 -6.66% 5
West Sussex -4 6 £285 -29.19% 1
Gatwick - 6 £285 - 1
Slough - 6 £450 -
Edinburgh +21 5 £425 +13.33% 1

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 OOD.

1 481 (82.65%) OO
2 337 (57.90%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (46.22%) Java
4 226 (38.83%) JavaScript
5 221 (37.97%) C#
6 195 (33.51%) SQL
7 162 (27.84%) .NET
8 159 (27.32%) HTML
9 150 (25.77%) Scrum
10 145 (24.91%) Web Services
11 141 (24.23%) Finance
12 137 (23.54%) TDD
13 131 (22.51%) MVC
13 131 (22.51%) XML
14 115 (19.76%) CSS
15 106 (18.21%) Oracle
16 104 (17.87%) Linux
17 101 (17.35%) RESTful
18 100 (17.18%) JSON
19 98 (16.84%) jQuery
20 93 (15.98%) SQL Server
21 92 (15.81%) SDLC
22 90 (15.46%) AngularJS
23 89 (15.29%) Relational Database
23 89 (15.29%) ASP.NET
23 89 (15.29%) C++
24 87 (14.95%) Git (software)
25 82 (14.09%) Multithreading
25 82 (14.09%) REST
26 80 (13.75%) Jenkins

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 58 (9.97%) Apache
2 37 (6.36%) Confluence
3 29 (4.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 26 (4.47%) Apache Solr
5 17 (2.92%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.75%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.37%) JBoss
7 8 (1.37%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.86%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.86%) CMS
11 4 (0.69%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.52%) IIS
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (3.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.72%) MS Office
3 4 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (3.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Endur
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
1 37 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.61%) GitHub
3 12 (2.06%) SaaS
4 11 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.37%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.69%) PaaS
9 2 (0.34%) Google Play
9 2 (0.34%) Office 365
9 2 (0.34%) Yammer
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.17%) IaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.72%) LDAP
2 6 (1.03%) Internet
2 6 (1.03%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.52%) HTTP
4 2 (0.34%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.34%) Network Security
5 1 (0.17%) DNS
5 1 (0.17%) FTP
5 1 (0.17%) NAS
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
5 1 (0.17%) Skype
5 1 (0.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 89 (15.29%) Relational Database
3 51 (8.76%) NoSQL
4 47 (8.08%) Oracle Database
5 34 (5.84%) MongoDB
6 30 (5.15%) MySQL
7 18 (3.09%) Big Data
8 17 (2.92%) RDBMS
9 14 (2.41%) DB2
9 14 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (1.89%) Power BI
11 10 (1.72%) KDB
11 10 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (1.55%) Neo4j
12 9 (1.55%) OrientDB
12 9 (1.55%) Tick Data
13 7 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 87 (14.95%) Git (software)
2 80 (13.75%) Jenkins
3 68 (11.68%) Subversion
4 62 (10.65%) JIRA
5 58 (9.97%) Visual Studio
6 48 (8.25%) NUnit
7 40 (6.87%) JUnit
7 40 (6.87%) Maven
8 37 (6.36%) Moq
9 36 (6.19%) Ant
10 31 (5.33%) Gradle
11 24 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (3.26%) Bitbucket
12 19 (3.26%) TeamCity
12 19 (3.26%) Xcode
13 17 (2.92%) Cucumber
13 17 (2.92%) Selenium
14 12 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (1.89%) CruiseControl
16 9 (1.55%) Android Studio
General
1 141 (24.23%) Finance
2 77 (13.23%) Banking
3 56 (9.62%) Front Office
4 36 (6.19%) Investment Banking
5 27 (4.64%) Manufacturing
5 27 (4.64%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.61%) Retail
7 20 (3.44%) Marketing
8 19 (3.26%) Electronics
9 10 (1.72%) Publishing
10 9 (1.55%) Automotive
10 9 (1.55%) Back Office
10 9 (1.55%) Games
11 6 (1.03%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.69%) Billing
12 4 (0.69%) Law
13 3 (0.52%) Advertising
13 3 (0.52%) Legal
14 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 446 (76.63%) Developer
2 146 (25.09%) Java Developer
3 101 (17.35%) .NET Developer
4 84 (14.43%) C# Developer
5 49 (8.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 47 (8.08%) Senior Developer
7 38 (6.53%) Software Developer
8 37 (6.36%) Software Engineer
9 31 (5.33%) Agile Developer
10 30 (5.15%) Architect
10 30 (5.15%) JavaScript Developer
11 28 (4.81%) Analyst
11 28 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 28 (4.81%) Lead Developer
12 25 (4.30%) ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
13 23 (3.95%) .NET Software Developer
13 23 (3.95%) iOS Developer
14 22 (3.78%) C# Software Developer
14 22 (3.78%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (27.84%) .NET
2 159 (27.32%) HTML
3 145 (24.91%) Web Services
4 131 (22.51%) XML
5 115 (19.76%) CSS
6 101 (17.35%) RESTful
7 100 (17.18%) JSON
8 98 (16.84%) jQuery
9 90 (15.46%) AngularJS
10 89 (15.29%) ASP.NET
11 82 (14.09%) REST
12 79 (13.57%) .NET Framework
13 77 (13.23%) SOAP
14 76 (13.06%) Spring
15 71 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
16 68 (11.68%) WCF
17 46 (7.90%) Node.js
18 45 (7.73%) WPF
19 41 (7.04%) Entity Framework
19 41 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 78 (13.40%) Data Structures
2 66 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (10.31%) Algorithms
4 54 (9.28%) User Experience
5 52 (8.93%) Computer Science
6 31 (5.33%) Equities
7 27 (4.64%) Derivative
8 22 (3.78%) Mobile App
9 21 (3.61%) Mathematics
10 19 (3.26%) iPhone
11 16 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (2.75%) iPad
12 14 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (2.23%) Equity Derivative
14 12 (2.06%) Fintech
15 11 (1.89%) Wiki
16 10 (1.72%) Animation
16 10 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
17 9 (1.55%) N-Tier
18 6 (1.03%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 104 (17.87%) Linux
2 59 (10.14%) Unix
3 39 (6.70%) Windows
4 33 (5.67%) Apple iOS
5 25 (4.30%) Android
6 8 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.34%) CentOS
8 1 (0.17%) AIX
8 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (82.65%) OO
2 337 (57.90%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (25.77%) Scrum
4 137 (23.54%) TDD
5 131 (22.51%) MVC
6 92 (15.81%) SDLC
7 82 (14.09%) Multithreading
8 78 (13.40%) Software Engineering
9 75 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (12.89%) DevOps
10 74 (12.71%) BDD
11 65 (11.17%) Unit Testing
12 56 (9.62%) Open Source
13 55 (9.45%) UML
14 46 (7.90%) Pair Programming
15 35 (6.01%) SOLID
16 33 (5.67%) Continuous Delivery
16 33 (5.67%) OOA/OOD
17 32 (5.50%) OOP
18 31 (5.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 269 (46.22%) Java
2 226 (38.83%) JavaScript
3 221 (37.97%) C#
4 195 (33.51%) SQL
5 89 (15.29%) C++
6 71 (12.20%) Python
7 36 (6.19%) Ruby
8 27 (4.64%) Clojure
9 24 (4.12%) PHP
9 24 (4.12%) PL/SQL
9 24 (4.12%) T-SQL
10 21 (3.61%) Objective-C
11 20 (3.44%) Go
11 20 (3.44%) Rust
12 19 (3.26%) Perl
13 18 (3.09%) C
14 17 (2.92%) Apple Swift
15 16 (2.75%) F#
16 13 (2.23%) Scala
17 12 (2.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 74 (12.71%) Degree
2 23 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.55%) DV Cleared
3 9 (1.55%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.55%) Sun Certification
4 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.86%) MCAD
6 5 (0.86%) MCSD
6 5 (0.86%) MCTS
7 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.52%) OCMJD
7 3 (0.52%) OCPJWCD
8 1 (0.17%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.17%) ISEB
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.17%) OSCP
8 1 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.39%) QA
2 5 (0.86%) MiFID
3 4 (0.69%) MISRA
3 4 (0.69%) SDET
4 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.52%) EMIR
5 2 (0.34%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.17%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 16 (2.75%) Docker
2 4 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 42 (7.22%) Puppet
2 37 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (6.19%) Ansible
4 11 (1.89%) SCOM
5 3 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.34%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.17%) Kibana
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 106 (18.21%) Oracle
2 80 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.15%) Adobe
4 20 (3.44%) SAP
5 19 (3.26%) Sybase
6 13 (2.23%) Apple
7 11 (1.89%) DevExpress
8 8 (1.37%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.20%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.20%) Splunk
10 6 (1.03%) Sun
10 6 (1.03%) Zend
11 5 (0.86%) Google
12 4 (0.69%) Perforce
12 4 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.69%) WorldPay
13 3 (0.52%) Hortonworks
14 2 (0.34%) MuleSoft
14 2 (0.34%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.34%) Twitter
London
Ebury
Rate: £255.75 - £425 per day
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 31 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £380 to £440 per day
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Dundee
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 23 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham
TDA Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
AAP3
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £450 - £485 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 21 days ago