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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 368 350 336
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Contract jobs citing OOD 300 312 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.56% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.71% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 213 191
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £298 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.75 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £34.35 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.12 £42.50 £55.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -8.12%

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
45312 44104 42407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.52% 78.83% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29953 27498 26558
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1036 1290 1223
Median hourly rate £33.99 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £48.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 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 -64 237 £475 +15.15% 133
London -16 148 £525 +16.66% 64
Scotland +17 52 £390 -8.23% 7
Glasgow +27 38 £380 -10.58% 4
South West +6 30 £400 +1.58% 16
City of London +42 28 £450 +5.82% 13
South East -49 24 £350 +16.66% 18
Edinburgh +6 16 £450 +28.57% 1
Gloucestershire +13 13 £500 +11.11% 5
Yorkshire +12 13 £388 +3.33% 8
West Yorkshire +7 12 £388 - 4
Leeds - 12 £388 - 2
North West -17 10 £425 +4.29% 15
Hampshire -17 9 £275 -6.77% 7
East of England 0 8 £375 -0.06% 5
Manchester -6 7 £425 -5.55% 13
Wales +12 6 £375 +7.14% 1
Surrey -2 5 £400 - 2
Berkshire -4 5 £525 +27.27% 3
Dorset -8 5 £425 +6.25% 4
South Wales - 5 - - 1
Bristol -1 4 £325 -13.33% 4
Hook -1 4 £283 +7.61%
Bournemouth -6 4 £431 - 1
Tunbridge Wells -3 3 - -
West Midlands -11 3 £391 -17.63% 6
Kent -23 3 - -
Newport - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 £413 - 2
Docklands, London +11 2 £445 +22.75%

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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.

1 493 (88.04%) OO
2 314 (56.07%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (42.68%) Java
4 203 (36.25%) SQL
5 174 (31.07%) JavaScript
6 167 (29.82%) HTML
7 153 (27.32%) Linux
8 138 (24.64%) Scrum
9 134 (23.93%) C#
10 126 (22.50%) Software Engineering
11 125 (22.32%) CSS
11 125 (22.32%) Web Services
12 124 (22.14%) TDD
13 121 (21.61%) Unix
13 121 (21.61%) .NET
14 118 (21.07%) Finance
15 117 (20.89%) Unit Testing
15 117 (20.89%) RESTful
16 106 (18.93%) Analytical Skills
17 102 (18.21%) C++
18 101 (18.04%) Git (software)
19 95 (16.96%) MVC
20 94 (16.79%) Spring
21 89 (15.89%) Subversion
21 89 (15.89%) Multithreading
21 89 (15.89%) SDLC
22 86 (15.36%) Python
23 84 (15.00%) SQL Server
24 83 (14.82%) UML
25 80 (14.29%) User Experience

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 62 (11.07%) Node.js
2 47 (8.39%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (5.00%) Confluence
4 26 (4.64%) Apache
5 24 (4.29%) WebSphere
6 22 (3.93%) Tomcat
7 15 (2.68%) WebLogic
8 14 (2.50%) JBoss
9 12 (2.14%) SharePoint
10 11 (1.96%) CMS
11 10 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (1.43%) IIS
13 6 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.89%) Drupal
15 4 (0.71%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.54%) GemFire
16 3 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.57%) MS Office
3 5 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.71%) MS Project
5 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 11 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.54%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.36%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Endur
5 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.43%) GitHub
3 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.54%) IaaS
5 3 (0.54%) Office 365
5 3 (0.54%) PaaS
6 2 (0.36%) Bluemix
6 2 (0.36%) Google Play
7 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.68%) HTTP
2 23 (4.11%) Internet
3 16 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.89%) AMQP
5 3 (0.54%) SSL
6 2 (0.36%) CTI
6 2 (0.36%) Network Security
7 1 (0.18%) Firewall
7 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (13.57%) Relational Database
3 62 (11.07%) NoSQL
4 38 (6.79%) RDBMS
5 37 (6.61%) MongoDB
6 35 (6.25%) DB2
6 35 (6.25%) Oracle Database
7 33 (5.89%) MySQL
8 18 (3.21%) Neo4j
9 17 (3.04%) Big Data
10 16 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (2.86%) OrientDB
11 15 (2.68%) Hadoop
12 13 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 101 (18.04%) Git (software)
2 89 (15.89%) Subversion
3 52 (9.29%) JIRA
4 48 (8.57%) Ant
5 44 (7.86%) Jenkins
6 40 (7.14%) NUnit
7 39 (6.96%) GoogleTest
8 37 (6.61%) ClearCase
9 36 (6.43%) JUnit
10 35 (6.25%) CppUnit
11 32 (5.71%) Visual Studio
12 27 (4.82%) Xcode
13 26 (4.64%) Maven
14 23 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 18 (3.21%) gulp
16 17 (3.04%) Bitbucket
16 17 (3.04%) Cucumber
16 17 (3.04%) Eclipse
16 17 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (1.79%) Android Studio
General
1 118 (21.07%) Finance
2 65 (11.61%) Banking
3 42 (7.50%) Front Office
4 31 (5.54%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.32%) Marketing
7 11 (1.96%) Electronics
8 10 (1.79%) Games
9 9 (1.61%) Legal
9 9 (1.61%) Publishing
10 6 (1.07%) Retail
11 5 (0.89%) Back Office
12 4 (0.71%) Local Government
13 3 (0.54%) Automotive
13 3 (0.54%) Avionics
13 3 (0.54%) Law
13 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 452 (80.71%) Developer
2 112 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 68 (12.14%) .NET Developer
4 63 (11.25%) C# Developer
5 58 (10.36%) Senior Developer
5 58 (10.36%) Software Engineer
6 40 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 40 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 37 (6.61%) Node.js Developer
8 34 (6.07%) C++ Developer
8 34 (6.07%) Full Stack Developer
9 33 (5.89%) Python Developer
10 29 (5.18%) iOS Developer
11 28 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
12 26 (4.64%) Architect
13 25 (4.46%) ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (4.46%) C Developer
14 22 (3.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 22 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
15 18 (3.21%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (29.82%) HTML
2 125 (22.32%) CSS
2 125 (22.32%) Web Services
3 121 (21.61%) .NET
4 117 (20.89%) RESTful
5 94 (16.79%) Spring
6 77 (13.75%) XML
7 59 (10.54%) ASP.NET
7 59 (10.54%) jQuery
8 53 (9.46%) .NET Framework
9 52 (9.29%) REST
10 51 (9.11%) Express
11 46 (8.21%) J2EE
11 46 (8.21%) JSON
12 43 (7.68%) HTML5
13 36 (6.43%) AngularJS
14 35 (6.25%) Ajax
15 32 (5.71%) EJB
15 32 (5.71%) WCF
15 32 (5.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 106 (18.93%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (14.29%) User Experience
3 66 (11.79%) Computer Science
4 52 (9.29%) Algorithms
5 49 (8.75%) Derivative
6 41 (7.32%) iPad
7 40 (7.14%) Data Structures
8 26 (4.64%) Fixed Income
9 25 (4.46%) Mobile App
10 23 (4.11%) iPhone
11 20 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 19 (3.39%) Equity Derivative
12 19 (3.39%) N-Tier
13 17 (3.04%) Cyberthreat
14 16 (2.86%) Wiki
15 14 (2.50%) Web 2.0
16 13 (2.32%) Equities
17 12 (2.14%) Mathematics
18 11 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
19 10 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 153 (27.32%) Linux
2 121 (21.61%) Unix
3 71 (12.68%) Windows
4 40 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 25 (4.46%) Android
6 6 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.89%) Solaris
7 5 (0.89%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.71%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.54%) CentOS
10 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.36%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (88.04%) OO
2 314 (56.07%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (24.64%) Scrum
4 126 (22.50%) Software Engineering
5 124 (22.14%) TDD
6 117 (20.89%) Unit Testing
7 95 (16.96%) MVC
8 89 (15.89%) Multithreading
8 89 (15.89%) SDLC
9 83 (14.82%) UML
10 70 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
11 66 (11.79%) Open Source
12 62 (11.07%) BDD
13 55 (9.82%) E-Commerce
14 45 (8.04%) Web Development
15 43 (7.68%) Project Management
16 42 (7.50%) Use Case
17 41 (7.32%) Integration Testing
18 40 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 239 (42.68%) Java
2 203 (36.25%) SQL
3 174 (31.07%) JavaScript
4 134 (23.93%) C#
5 102 (18.21%) C++
6 86 (15.36%) Python
7 56 (10.00%) C
8 53 (9.46%) Ruby
9 38 (6.79%) PL/SQL
10 32 (5.71%) Perl
11 31 (5.54%) Objective-C
12 26 (4.64%) PHP
13 22 (3.93%) VBA
14 19 (3.39%) Scala
15 13 (2.32%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.96%) VBScript
17 9 (1.61%) Bash Shell
18 8 (1.43%) VB
19 7 (1.25%) T-SQL
19 7 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (11.07%) Security Cleared
2 47 (8.39%) Degree
3 30 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.75%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.36%) PhD
7 2 (0.36%) PMP
7 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB
8 1 (0.18%) MCP
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.07%) QA
2 5 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.71%) Docker
2 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) GridGain
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.36%) Varnish
3 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (1.25%) Kibana
1 7 (1.25%) Oozie
2 5 (0.89%) SCCM
3 4 (0.71%) Ansible
4 3 (0.54%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.18%) Nagios
6 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 71 (12.68%) Oracle
2 61 (10.89%) Microsoft
3 52 (9.29%) Sybase
4 16 (2.86%) Apple
5 14 (2.50%) hybris
6 12 (2.14%) ATG
7 11 (1.96%) Atlassian
7 11 (1.96%) SAP
8 8 (1.43%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.43%) TIBCO
9 7 (1.25%) Google
9 7 (1.25%) IBM
10 5 (0.89%) Calypso
10 5 (0.89%) iManage
10 5 (0.89%) ION Trading
11 4 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.71%) Zend
12 3 (0.54%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.54%) Perforce
12 3 (0.54%) VMware
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £500 day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £50.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Dantech
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £500 day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £255 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £270.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Scotland
Development and Infrastructure
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Central London / West End
Chambers and Partners
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago