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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
Rank 309 368 323
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -45
Contract jobs citing OOD 322 283 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.54% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.66% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 170 254
Median daily rate £444 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Median hourly rate £43.75 £41.85 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +16.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £35.55 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £47.57 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +16.25%

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
37065 42986 41665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.79% 82.74% 79.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24644 28105 26278
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1180 1114
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.75 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +41.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +56 299 £450 +5.88% 148
London +13 125 £500 +5.26% 71
South East +42 75 £450 +33.33% 18
Surrey +31 42 £425 - 2
East of England +18 26 £553 - 5
North West +26 24 £356 -13.63% 18
South West -26 19 £355 -5.33% 13
City of London 0 18 £494 +4.49% 15
Yorkshire +30 16 £400 +3.22% 12
Berkshire +25 15 £450 -33.33% 4
West Yorkshire +25 15 £400 +3.22% 5
Leeds +11 15 £400 +3.22% 4
Hertfordshire +10 15 £638 - 3
Gatwick - 15 £468 -
West Sussex - 15 £468 -
Egham +1 14 £425 -
Manchester +15 13 £325 -21.21% 9
Scotland +21 12 £350 -6.66% 5
Redhill - 10 £525 -
South Wales +20 8 £406 +71.05% 2
Wales +12 8 £406 +71.05% 2
West Midlands +5 8 £358 - 4
Merseyside +5 8 £500 - 4
Liverpool -1 8 £500 - 4
Essex - 8 £275 -
Wiltshire +4 7 £375 -6.25%
Slough +13 6 £450 -33.33% 1
Swindon +4 6 £375 -6.25%
Reading - 6 £375 - 1
Birmingham +3 5 £358 - 1

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 524 (84.11%) OO
2 344 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (47.35%) Java
4 243 (39.00%) JavaScript
5 235 (37.72%) SQL
6 202 (32.42%) C#
7 183 (29.37%) Web Services
8 179 (28.73%) HTML
9 176 (28.25%) XML
10 165 (26.48%) Finance
11 162 (26.00%) Scrum
12 150 (24.08%) .NET
13 148 (23.76%) TDD
14 138 (22.15%) MVC
15 131 (21.03%) Oracle
16 130 (20.87%) CSS
17 123 (19.74%) Relational Database
18 121 (19.42%) SDLC
19 115 (18.46%) RESTful
20 107 (17.17%) Linux
21 106 (17.01%) JSON
22 102 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
23 101 (16.21%) jQuery
24 99 (15.89%) AngularJS
25 97 (15.57%) Git (software)
25 97 (15.57%) SQL Server
26 93 (14.93%) Python
27 91 (14.61%) Jenkins
28 90 (14.45%) ASP.NET
29 88 (14.13%) C++

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 53 (8.51%) Apache
2 34 (5.46%) Confluence
3 30 (4.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 26 (4.17%) Apache Solr
5 14 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.28%) CMS
9 7 (1.12%) JBoss
9 7 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.96%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.96%) IIS
10 6 (0.96%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.80%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.48%) nginx
14 2 (0.32%) Jetty
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 21 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.64%) Endur
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.26%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.65%) GitHub
4 12 (1.93%) SaaS
5 11 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.61%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.48%) Google Play
9 3 (0.48%) PaaS
9 3 (0.48%) Route 53
10 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.32%) Office 365
10 2 (0.32%) Yammer
11 1 (0.16%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.93%) Internet
2 9 (1.44%) LDAP
3 8 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.64%) HTTP
5 3 (0.48%) FTP
6 2 (0.32%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.32%) Network Security
6 2 (0.32%) SAN
6 2 (0.32%) SSL
7 1 (0.16%) DLNA
7 1 (0.16%) DNS
7 1 (0.16%) NAS
7 1 (0.16%) Skype
7 1 (0.16%) UPnP
7 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (19.74%) Relational Database
2 97 (15.57%) SQL Server
3 61 (9.79%) NoSQL
4 55 (8.83%) Oracle Database
5 41 (6.58%) MongoDB
6 29 (4.65%) MySQL
7 23 (3.69%) RDBMS
8 22 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (3.21%) DB2
10 19 (3.05%) Big Data
11 17 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
11 17 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (1.77%) KDB
12 11 (1.77%) Power BI
13 10 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (1.44%) Tick Data
15 8 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (1.12%) Hadoop
16 7 (1.12%) OrientDB
16 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 97 (15.57%) Git (software)
2 91 (14.61%) Jenkins
3 75 (12.04%) Subversion
4 55 (8.83%) JIRA
4 55 (8.83%) NUnit
5 48 (7.70%) JUnit
6 47 (7.54%) Visual Studio
7 40 (6.42%) Maven
8 38 (6.10%) Ant
9 37 (5.94%) Moq
10 31 (4.98%) Gradle
11 26 (4.17%) Cucumber
12 22 (3.53%) Xcode
13 20 (3.21%) Selenium
14 18 (2.89%) Bitbucket
14 18 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (2.57%) TeamCity
16 15 (2.41%) Android Studio
17 13 (2.09%) WebDriver
18 12 (1.93%) CruiseControl
General
1 165 (26.48%) Finance
2 71 (11.40%) Banking
3 57 (9.15%) Front Office
4 33 (5.30%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 21 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.89%) Retail
7 17 (2.73%) Marketing
8 14 (2.25%) Automotive
8 14 (2.25%) Electronics
9 11 (1.77%) Back Office
10 9 (1.44%) Publishing
11 5 (0.80%) Games
12 4 (0.64%) Billing
12 4 (0.64%) Law
13 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.32%) Advertising
15 1 (0.16%) Legal
15 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 470 (75.44%) Developer
2 156 (25.04%) Java Developer
3 102 (16.37%) .NET Developer
4 73 (11.72%) C# Developer
5 58 (9.31%) Analyst
6 54 (8.67%) Senior Developer
7 52 (8.35%) Systems Analyst
8 44 (7.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 44 (7.06%) Oracle Analyst
9 39 (6.26%) JavaScript Developer
10 35 (5.62%) Insurance Systems Analyst
10 35 (5.62%) Software Engineer
11 33 (5.30%) Pensions Analyst
12 30 (4.82%) Agile Developer
12 30 (4.82%) Lead Developer
13 28 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
13 28 (4.49%) Software Developer
14 27 (4.33%) Architect
15 26 (4.17%) iOS Developer
16 24 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (29.37%) Web Services
2 179 (28.73%) HTML
3 176 (28.25%) XML
4 150 (24.08%) .NET
5 130 (20.87%) CSS
6 115 (18.46%) RESTful
7 106 (17.01%) JSON
8 101 (16.21%) jQuery
9 99 (15.89%) AngularJS
10 90 (14.45%) ASP.NET
11 87 (13.96%) REST
12 85 (13.64%) Spring
13 74 (11.88%) .NET Framework
14 73 (11.72%) SOAP
15 69 (11.08%) ASP.NET MVC
16 58 (9.31%) Node.js
17 53 (8.51%) WCF
18 44 (7.06%) Entity Framework
18 44 (7.06%) HTML5
19 40 (6.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 82 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (11.88%) Data Structures
3 59 (9.47%) Algorithms
3 59 (9.47%) User Experience
4 42 (6.74%) Computer Science
5 34 (5.46%) Mobile App
6 32 (5.14%) Equities
7 29 (4.65%) Derivative
8 16 (2.57%) Animation
8 16 (2.57%) Equity Derivative
8 16 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (2.25%) Fintech
10 12 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.77%) iPhone
11 11 (1.77%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.61%) iPad
13 8 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (1.28%) Wiki
14 6 (0.96%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.96%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 107 (17.17%) Linux
2 74 (11.88%) Unix
3 39 (6.26%) Apple iOS
4 38 (6.10%) Android
5 35 (5.62%) Windows
6 8 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.32%) CentOS
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.16%) AIX
8 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (84.11%) OO
2 344 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (26.00%) Scrum
4 148 (23.76%) TDD
5 138 (22.15%) MVC
6 121 (19.42%) SDLC
7 102 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
8 88 (14.13%) Multithreading
9 78 (12.52%) Software Engineering
10 73 (11.72%) BDD
11 66 (10.59%) DevOps
12 60 (9.63%) Unit Testing
13 55 (8.83%) UML
14 54 (8.67%) Open Source
15 52 (8.35%) Data Analysis
16 50 (8.03%) Pair Programming
17 44 (7.06%) Business Analysis
18 42 (6.74%) OOP
19 41 (6.58%) SOA
20 40 (6.42%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 295 (47.35%) Java
2 243 (39.00%) JavaScript
3 235 (37.72%) SQL
4 202 (32.42%) C#
5 93 (14.93%) Python
6 88 (14.13%) C++
7 36 (5.78%) Ruby
8 25 (4.01%) Clojure
9 24 (3.85%) Objective-C
10 23 (3.69%) T-SQL
11 22 (3.53%) PHP
12 20 (3.21%) Go
12 20 (3.21%) Perl
12 20 (3.21%) Rust
13 19 (3.05%) Apple Swift
13 19 (3.05%) F#
14 18 (2.89%) PL/SQL
15 17 (2.73%) C
16 12 (1.93%) PowerShell
17 11 (1.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 78 (12.52%) Degree
2 21 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.12%) Sun Certification
5 6 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.80%) MCAD
6 5 (0.80%) MCSD
6 5 (0.80%) MCTS
7 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.48%) OCMJD
7 3 (0.48%) OCPJWCD
8 1 (0.16%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.16%) ISEB
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.16%) OSCP
8 1 (0.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.42%) QA
2 6 (0.96%) MiFID
3 4 (0.64%) SDET
4 3 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.48%) EMIR
4 3 (0.48%) WCAG
5 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.32%) MISRA
5 2 (0.32%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) PMO
6 1 (0.16%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 17 (2.73%) Docker
2 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (6.42%) Puppet
2 35 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (5.46%) Ansible
4 11 (1.77%) SCOM
5 3 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (0.32%) Kibana
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 131 (21.03%) Oracle
2 65 (10.43%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.98%) Adobe
4 22 (3.53%) Sybase
5 16 (2.57%) SAP
6 10 (1.61%) DevExpress
7 7 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.96%) Google
8 6 (0.96%) Zend
9 5 (0.80%) Apple
9 5 (0.80%) Splunk
10 4 (0.64%) OpenLink
10 4 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.64%) Sun
10 4 (0.64%) WorldPay
11 3 (0.48%) Hortonworks
11 3 (0.48%) Perforce
11 3 (0.48%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.32%) MuleSoft
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