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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 394 346 377
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +31
Contract jobs citing OOD 277 340 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.60% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.75% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 241 181
Median daily rate £406 £403 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% -3.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £36.00 £32.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.13 £49.50 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.79%

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
44552 45498 42918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.95% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29465 29481 26581
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 £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1038 1209 1201
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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 -66 220 £425 +4.61% 136
London -30 110 £475 -3.06% 65
Scotland +30 57 £375 - 4
South East -27 51 £363 +11.53% 29
Glasgow +21 34 £400 +6.66% 2
City of London +21 24 £450 -18.18% 15
Yorkshire +11 20 £413 +26.92% 3
Hampshire -24 19 £320 +3.22% 8
South West +7 18 £350 -16.41% 12
Edinburgh +5 14 £450 +20.00% 2
North West +2 12 £350 -22.22% 11
West Yorkshire +4 11 £413 +24.52% 2
Leeds +10 10 £413 +22.22% 1
Berkshire -3 9 £400 +10.34% 7
Manchester -6 9 £338 -43.75% 7
Reading +10 8 £388 +6.89% 3
Hook -2 8 £320 -12.32%
Surrey -4 8 £363 -14.70% 4
Kent +9 7 - - 3
South Yorkshire 0 7 £375 -18.91%
Sheffield -4 7 £375 -18.91%
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - - 1
Dundee - 6 £243 -
Gloucestershire -2 5 £450 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 3 £438 +75.00% 1
Cheltenham +3 3 £383 -4.37%
Oxfordshire -6 3 £390 - 2
Oxford -8 3 £390 -2.50% 1
East Midlands -11 3 - - 5
West Midlands -28 3 £400 - 4

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 495 (85.49%) OO
2 322 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (40.59%) Java
4 197 (34.02%) SQL
5 174 (30.05%) JavaScript
6 169 (29.19%) C#
6 169 (29.19%) Linux
7 162 (27.98%) HTML
8 155 (26.77%) .NET
9 154 (26.60%) Scrum
10 145 (25.04%) Finance
11 137 (23.66%) CSS
12 124 (21.42%) TDD
12 124 (21.42%) Unit Testing
13 123 (21.24%) Web Services
14 117 (20.21%) Spring
14 117 (20.21%) Software Engineering
15 110 (19.00%) Unix
16 106 (18.31%) RESTful
17 103 (17.79%) MVC
18 99 (17.10%) SDLC
19 92 (15.89%) C++
20 91 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
21 89 (15.37%) SQL Server
22 85 (14.68%) Relational Database
23 84 (14.51%) Git (software)
24 83 (14.34%) Oracle
24 83 (14.34%) Multithreading
25 80 (13.82%) BDD
26 74 (12.78%) ASP.NET

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 35 (6.04%) WebSphere
2 33 (5.70%) Tomcat
3 29 (5.01%) Confluence
3 29 (5.01%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (4.84%) Apache
5 26 (4.49%) JBoss
6 19 (3.28%) SharePoint
7 15 (2.59%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.90%) CMS
9 10 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (1.04%) IIS
12 6 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
13 5 (0.86%) GeoServer
13 5 (0.86%) WordPress
14 4 (0.69%) Documentum
14 4 (0.69%) Drupal
15 3 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 28 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.07%) MS Office
3 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.35%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.17%) InVision
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.35%) Endur
3 2 (0.35%) Magento
3 2 (0.35%) RMDS
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.07%) GitHub
4 8 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.21%) Bluemix
5 7 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.35%) iTunes
6 2 (0.35%) Office 365
6 2 (0.35%) SaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.66%) HTTP
2 20 (3.45%) Internet
3 10 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.04%) AMQP
5 2 (0.35%) LDAP
5 2 (0.35%) SNMP
5 2 (0.35%) SSL
6 1 (0.17%) Broadband
6 1 (0.17%) DMZ
6 1 (0.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (15.37%) SQL Server
2 85 (14.68%) Relational Database
3 56 (9.67%) DB2
4 55 (9.50%) RDBMS
5 50 (8.64%) MySQL
6 35 (6.04%) Oracle Database
7 31 (5.35%) MongoDB
8 28 (4.84%) NoSQL
9 25 (4.32%) Neo4j
10 19 (3.28%) OrientDB
11 16 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (2.42%) Big Data
12 14 (2.42%) Hadoop
12 14 (2.42%) ObjectStore
13 12 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 84 (14.51%) Git (software)
2 69 (11.92%) Subversion
3 54 (9.33%) JUnit
4 52 (8.98%) Jenkins
5 45 (7.77%) JIRA
6 41 (7.08%) Visual Studio
7 35 (6.04%) Ant
8 33 (5.70%) Xcode
9 30 (5.18%) NUnit
9 30 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (4.32%) ClearCase
10 25 (4.32%) GoogleTest
10 25 (4.32%) Maven
11 22 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (3.80%) Bitbucket
12 20 (3.45%) CppUnit
13 18 (3.11%) Eclipse
14 15 (2.59%) Mercurial
15 14 (2.42%) Cucumber
16 11 (1.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 145 (25.04%) Finance
2 73 (12.61%) Banking
3 53 (9.15%) Front Office
4 42 (7.25%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.94%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.76%) Marketing
7 16 (2.76%) Publishing
8 14 (2.42%) Electronics
9 13 (2.25%) Games
10 6 (1.04%) Back Office
10 6 (1.04%) Legal
11 5 (0.86%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.86%) Automotive
12 4 (0.69%) Advertising
12 4 (0.69%) Local Government
13 3 (0.52%) Retail
14 2 (0.35%) Avionics
14 2 (0.35%) Law
14 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 472 (81.52%) Developer
2 126 (21.76%) Java Developer
3 82 (14.16%) .NET Developer
4 81 (13.99%) C# Developer
5 67 (11.57%) Senior Developer
6 49 (8.46%) C++ Developer
7 48 (8.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 46 (7.94%) Software Engineer
9 41 (7.08%) Software Developer
10 36 (6.22%) iOS Developer
11 35 (6.04%) Agile Developer
12 29 (5.01%) Senior Java Developer
13 28 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 26 (4.49%) ASP.NET Developer
15 24 (4.15%) JavaScript Developer
16 23 (3.97%) Agile .NET Developer
16 23 (3.97%) Agile C# Developer
16 23 (3.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 22 (3.80%) Architect
18 21 (3.63%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (27.98%) HTML
2 155 (26.77%) .NET
3 137 (23.66%) CSS
4 123 (21.24%) Web Services
5 117 (20.21%) Spring
6 106 (18.31%) RESTful
7 74 (12.78%) ASP.NET
8 72 (12.44%) XML
9 63 (10.88%) jQuery
10 58 (10.02%) AngularJS
11 52 (8.98%) .NET Framework
11 52 (8.98%) HTML5
12 51 (8.81%) REST
13 50 (8.64%) J2EE
13 50 (8.64%) JSON
13 50 (8.64%) WCF
14 46 (7.94%) J2SE
14 46 (7.94%) Java EE
14 46 (7.94%) JMS
15 44 (7.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 91 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (12.78%) Computer Science
3 71 (12.26%) User Experience
4 45 (7.77%) Algorithms
4 45 (7.77%) Derivative
5 44 (7.60%) iPad
6 43 (7.43%) Data Structures
7 35 (6.04%) iPhone
8 26 (4.49%) Equity Derivative
9 25 (4.32%) Mobile App
10 23 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (3.45%) Fixed Income
12 19 (3.28%) Wiki
13 18 (3.11%) Cyberthreat
13 18 (3.11%) Mathematics
14 16 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (2.59%) Equities
16 14 (2.42%) Web 2.0
17 13 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
18 12 (2.07%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 169 (29.19%) Linux
2 110 (19.00%) Unix
3 58 (10.02%) Windows
4 50 (8.64%) Apple iOS
5 26 (4.49%) Android
6 7 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.35%) CentOS
7 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (85.49%) OO
2 322 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (26.60%) Scrum
4 124 (21.42%) TDD
4 124 (21.42%) Unit Testing
5 117 (20.21%) Software Engineering
6 103 (17.79%) MVC
7 99 (17.10%) SDLC
8 83 (14.34%) Multithreading
9 80 (13.82%) BDD
10 73 (12.61%) UML
11 63 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (9.15%) Web Development
13 52 (8.98%) DevOps
14 49 (8.46%) Open Source
15 42 (7.25%) Requirements Analysis
16 40 (6.91%) SOA
17 39 (6.74%) iOS Development
18 38 (6.56%) E-Commerce
18 38 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 235 (40.59%) Java
2 197 (34.02%) SQL
3 174 (30.05%) JavaScript
4 169 (29.19%) C#
5 92 (15.89%) C++
6 62 (10.71%) Python
7 52 (8.98%) Perl
8 42 (7.25%) Objective-C
8 42 (7.25%) PL/SQL
9 40 (6.91%) C
10 39 (6.74%) Ruby
11 33 (5.70%) PHP
12 24 (4.15%) Scala
13 16 (2.76%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.59%) VBA
15 13 (2.25%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.55%) Apple Swift
17 8 (1.38%) AspectJ
17 8 (1.38%) VB
18 7 (1.21%) F#
Qualifications
1 60 (10.36%) Degree
2 57 (9.84%) Security Cleared
3 32 (5.53%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.97%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.52%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.17%) MCP
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.17%) PhD
6 1 (0.17%) PMP
6 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.76%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.35%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.17%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (1.38%) Docker
2 5 (0.86%) GeoWebCache
3 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.35%) GridGain
3 2 (0.35%) Varnish
4 1 (0.17%) Firmware
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.07%) Ansible
2 7 (1.21%) Kibana
3 4 (0.69%) Puppet
4 3 (0.52%) Oozie
5 2 (0.35%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.17%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.17%) Nagios
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.17%) SCCM
6 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 83 (14.34%) Oracle
2 68 (11.74%) Microsoft
3 63 (10.88%) Sybase
4 29 (5.01%) Apple
5 15 (2.59%) SAP
6 14 (2.42%) IBM
7 13 (2.25%) Atlassian
7 13 (2.25%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.07%) ATG
8 12 (2.07%) hybris
9 10 (1.73%) VMware
10 8 (1.38%) Google
11 6 (1.04%) webMethods
11 6 (1.04%) Zend
12 5 (0.86%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.52%) DevExpress
14 3 (0.52%) Informatica
14 3 (0.52%) ION Trading
15 2 (0.35%) Omniture
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