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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 335 358 356
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs citing OOD 316 313 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.56% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.69% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 211 216
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £306
% change year-on-year
- +22.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 10
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.57 £35.00 £34.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%

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
41428 45059 44386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.57% 81.10% 76.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27562 29248 28857
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1345 1237
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £48.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +8 274 £400 - 137
London +36 138 £500 +5.82% 60
South West +5 27 £350 -6.66% 10
West Midlands 0 24 £358 - 7
South East -60 23 £388 - 15
City of London -3 22 £500 +8.69% 11
Northern Ireland +6 21 £385 -9.41%
East of England +18 19 £454 +6.63% 11
Belfast +7 19 £385 -9.41%
County Antrim +7 19 £385 -9.41%
Birmingham +5 18 £366 - 2
North West +12 16 £363 +17.88% 13
Yorkshire +20 15 £395 +1.28% 15
West Yorkshire +17 14 £390 - 8
Scotland +12 14 £338 - 10
Leeds +16 13 £385 -4.93% 5
Manchester +10 13 £375 +47.05% 8
East Midlands -5 11 £550 +66.66% 3
Hertfordshire +8 10 £650 +18.18% 5
Hampshire -15 10 £315 +5.00% 3
Essex +8 8 £260 - 1
Devon +1 7 £350 - 1
Glasgow -1 7 £325 +4.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £625 -
Gloucestershire +9 6 £525 +10.52% 3
Bristol +3 6 £343 -8.66% 3
Wales +2 6 £433 - 1
Northamptonshire - 6 £550 - 2
Edinburgh +17 5 £475 +11.76% 6
South Wales +13 5 £433 - 1

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 488 (82.99%) OO
2 337 (57.31%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (43.88%) Java
4 243 (41.33%) C#
5 212 (36.05%) JavaScript
6 184 (31.29%) .NET
7 175 (29.76%) SQL
8 151 (25.68%) HTML
9 147 (25.00%) Scrum
10 144 (24.49%) TDD
11 143 (24.32%) Finance
12 137 (23.30%) MVC
13 135 (22.96%) Web Services
14 128 (21.77%) Linux
15 114 (19.39%) CSS
16 102 (17.35%) C++
17 101 (17.18%) SQL Server
18 100 (17.01%) XML
19 99 (16.84%) jQuery
20 98 (16.67%) AngularJS
21 97 (16.50%) Spring
21 97 (16.50%) ASP.NET
22 94 (15.99%) Multithreading
23 93 (15.82%) Microsoft
24 92 (15.65%) RESTful
24 92 (15.65%) JSON
25 90 (15.31%) Oracle
26 89 (15.14%) Software Engineering
26 89 (15.14%) REST
27 87 (14.80%) Git (software)

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 50 (8.50%) Apache
2 30 (5.10%) Confluence
3 26 (4.42%) Tomcat
4 22 (3.74%) SharePoint
5 21 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 20 (3.40%) Apache Solr
7 18 (3.06%) JBoss
8 10 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.53%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.85%) CMS
11 5 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.68%) Documentum
12 4 (0.68%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.51%) IIS
13 3 (0.51%) WordPress
14 2 (0.34%) Mule
Applications
1 23 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.70%) MS Office
3 4 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.17%) InVision
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (3.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.51%) Endur
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (2.89%) GitHub
4 12 (2.04%) SaaS
5 5 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.68%) PaaS
7 3 (0.51%) Google Play
8 2 (0.34%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.34%) Office 365
8 2 (0.34%) Yammer
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.38%) Internet
2 7 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.68%) HTTP
3 4 (0.68%) LDAP
4 2 (0.34%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.34%) SNMP
5 1 (0.17%) AMQP
5 1 (0.17%) Broadband
5 1 (0.17%) DNS
5 1 (0.17%) NAS
5 1 (0.17%) Network Security
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
5 1 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (17.18%) SQL Server
2 73 (12.41%) Relational Database
3 38 (6.46%) NoSQL
4 35 (5.95%) MySQL
5 34 (5.78%) MongoDB
6 33 (5.61%) Oracle Database
7 29 (4.93%) DB2
8 27 (4.59%) RDBMS
9 14 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (2.21%) Neo4j
11 12 (2.04%) Big Data
12 11 (1.87%) Redis
13 9 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (1.36%) MarkLogic
15 7 (1.19%) KDB
15 7 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (1.19%) OrientDB
15 7 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (1.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 87 (14.80%) Git (software)
2 78 (13.27%) Jenkins
3 73 (12.41%) Subversion
4 60 (10.20%) Visual Studio
5 55 (9.35%) JIRA
6 54 (9.18%) NUnit
7 48 (8.16%) JUnit
8 37 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (5.61%) Ant
9 33 (5.61%) Moq
10 32 (5.44%) Maven
11 26 (4.42%) Gradle
12 23 (3.91%) TeamCity
13 20 (3.40%) Xcode
14 19 (3.23%) ClearCase
15 18 (3.06%) GoogleTest
16 16 (2.72%) Bitbucket
16 16 (2.72%) Cucumber
17 15 (2.55%) CppUnit
17 15 (2.55%) Mercurial
General
1 143 (24.32%) Finance
2 77 (13.10%) Banking
3 59 (10.03%) Front Office
4 30 (5.10%) Investment Banking
4 30 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.42%) Manufacturing
6 21 (3.57%) Marketing
7 20 (3.40%) Electronics
8 16 (2.72%) Publishing
9 14 (2.38%) Retail
10 11 (1.87%) Automotive
10 11 (1.87%) Games
11 10 (1.70%) Back Office
12 8 (1.36%) Aerospace
13 6 (1.02%) Advertising
13 6 (1.02%) Law
14 4 (0.68%) Billing
15 3 (0.51%) Legal
15 3 (0.51%) Military
16 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 478 (81.29%) Developer
2 150 (25.51%) Java Developer
3 113 (19.22%) .NET Developer
4 100 (17.01%) C# Developer
5 61 (10.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 51 (8.67%) Senior Developer
7 45 (7.65%) Software Developer
8 43 (7.31%) Agile Developer
9 35 (5.95%) Lead Developer
10 34 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 33 (5.61%) C++ Developer
12 29 (4.93%) Software Engineer
13 28 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
14 26 (4.42%) Agile C# Developer
15 25 (4.25%) JavaScript Developer
16 24 (4.08%) .NET Software Developer
16 24 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 24 (4.08%) iOS Developer
17 23 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
18 22 (3.74%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (31.29%) .NET
2 151 (25.68%) HTML
3 135 (22.96%) Web Services
4 114 (19.39%) CSS
5 100 (17.01%) XML
6 99 (16.84%) jQuery
7 98 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 97 (16.50%) ASP.NET
8 97 (16.50%) Spring
9 92 (15.65%) JSON
9 92 (15.65%) RESTful
10 89 (15.14%) REST
11 77 (13.10%) SOAP
12 75 (12.76%) .NET Framework
12 75 (12.76%) WCF
13 74 (12.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 47 (7.99%) WPF
15 45 (7.65%) Hibernate
16 44 (7.48%) HTML5
17 43 (7.31%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 76 (12.93%) Data Structures
2 69 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (10.88%) Computer Science
4 54 (9.18%) Algorithms
5 51 (8.67%) User Experience
6 38 (6.46%) Derivative
7 25 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (4.08%) Mathematics
8 24 (4.08%) Mobile App
9 23 (3.91%) Equities
10 20 (3.40%) iPhone
11 18 (3.06%) iPad
12 16 (2.72%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (1.53%) Cyberthreat
14 9 (1.53%) Fintech
14 9 (1.53%) Wiki
15 8 (1.36%) Animation
15 8 (1.36%) Hedge funds
16 7 (1.19%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 128 (21.77%) Linux
2 77 (13.10%) Unix
3 40 (6.80%) Windows
4 38 (6.46%) Apple iOS
5 30 (5.10%) Android
6 9 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.34%) CentOS
8 1 (0.17%) AIX
8 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (82.99%) OO
2 337 (57.31%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (25.00%) Scrum
4 144 (24.49%) TDD
5 137 (23.30%) MVC
6 94 (15.99%) Multithreading
7 89 (15.14%) Software Engineering
8 86 (14.63%) Unit Testing
9 82 (13.95%) SDLC
10 80 (13.61%) BDD
11 79 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
12 70 (11.90%) DevOps
13 69 (11.73%) UML
14 49 (8.33%) Open Source
15 45 (7.65%) Pair Programming
16 41 (6.97%) SOA
17 39 (6.63%) Integration Testing
18 37 (6.29%) OOP
18 37 (6.29%) SOLID
19 33 (5.61%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 258 (43.88%) Java
2 243 (41.33%) C#
3 212 (36.05%) JavaScript
4 175 (29.76%) SQL
5 102 (17.35%) C++
6 68 (11.56%) Python
7 35 (5.95%) Perl
7 35 (5.95%) Ruby
8 29 (4.93%) C
9 23 (3.91%) Objective-C
10 22 (3.74%) PHP
10 22 (3.74%) T-SQL
11 21 (3.57%) PL/SQL
12 20 (3.40%) Clojure
13 16 (2.72%) Apple Swift
14 13 (2.21%) Scala
14 13 (2.21%) XAML
15 12 (2.04%) F#
15 12 (2.04%) Go
15 12 (2.04%) Rust
Qualifications
1 73 (12.41%) Degree
2 31 (5.27%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.19%) Sun Certification
6 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.85%) MCAD
7 5 (0.85%) MCSD
7 5 (0.85%) MCTS
8 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.51%) OCMJD
8 3 (0.51%) OCPJWCD
9 1 (0.17%) ISEB
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.12%) QA
2 5 (0.85%) MISRA
3 4 (0.68%) MiFID
4 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.51%) EMIR
4 3 (0.51%) SDET
5 2 (0.34%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.34%) MISRA C
System Software
1 18 (3.06%) Docker
2 4 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 35 (5.95%) Puppet
2 34 (5.78%) Ansible
3 30 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.36%) SCOM
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.17%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.17%) Kibana
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 93 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 90 (15.31%) Oracle
3 30 (5.10%) Sybase
4 23 (3.91%) Adobe
5 20 (3.40%) SAP
6 17 (2.89%) Apple
7 11 (1.87%) DevExpress
8 9 (1.53%) Atlassian
8 9 (1.53%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.36%) Google
9 8 (1.36%) Splunk
10 7 (1.19%) IBM
10 7 (1.19%) Zend
11 4 (0.68%) Perforce
11 4 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.68%) Sun
11 4 (0.68%) WorldPay
12 3 (0.51%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.51%) OpenLink
12 3 (0.51%) TIBCO
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