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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 358 333 356
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Contract jobs citing OOD 306 326 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.59% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.75% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 215 177
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £35.00 £35.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.49 £44.00 £79.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.24%

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
43957 43706 42107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.92% 79.33% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29196 27767 26626
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 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 1244 1239
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.36 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -40 236 £450 +12.50% 155
London +2 137 £550 +22.22% 72
Scotland +14 60 £380 +1.33% 7
Glasgow +31 43 £380 +1.33% 4
South East -54 30 £338 +8.87% 26
City of London +46 29 £450 +2.79% 19
Yorkshire +19 23 £400 +23.07% 13
South West -10 23 £350 -6.66% 12
Edinburgh +8 17 £450 +28.57% 2
West Yorkshire +7 16 £390 +20.00% 10
Leeds +12 15 £390 +20.00% 7
Hampshire -32 13 £313 +7.75% 11
North West -21 12 £425 +4.29% 13
Gloucestershire +4 11 £475 +18.75% 6
Manchester -6 9 £425 - 10
Kent - 7 - - 2
East of England -4 6 £375 -0.13% 10
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - - 1
Wales +17 5 £375 +7.14% 2
South Yorkshire +2 5 £385 -16.75%
Sheffield -18 5 £385 -16.75%
Hook -1 4 £305 -1.61% 1
Surrey -9 4 - - 2
Berkshire -16 4 £501 +43.00% 3
South Wales - 4 - - 2
West Midlands -12 3 £391 - 4
Newport - 3 - -
North Yorkshire +10 2 £450 +28.57% 3
Docklands, London +8 2 £445 +22.75%
York +7 2 £450 +28.57%

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 494 (86.82%) OO
2 308 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (42.00%) Java
4 200 (35.15%) SQL
5 175 (30.76%) JavaScript
6 169 (29.70%) HTML
7 160 (28.12%) Linux
8 157 (27.59%) Scrum
9 140 (24.60%) C#
10 133 (23.37%) CSS
11 131 (23.02%) .NET
12 129 (22.67%) Finance
13 126 (22.14%) RESTful
14 125 (21.97%) Unit Testing
15 123 (21.62%) Web Services
16 120 (21.09%) TDD
17 117 (20.56%) Software Engineering
18 114 (20.04%) Unix
19 106 (18.63%) MVC
20 103 (18.10%) Spring
21 101 (17.75%) Analytical Skills
22 95 (16.70%) Git (software)
23 93 (16.34%) SDLC
24 90 (15.82%) C++
25 89 (15.64%) SQL Server
26 85 (14.94%) Multithreading
27 84 (14.76%) Relational Database
28 82 (14.41%) XML
29 81 (14.24%) Subversion
30 77 (13.53%) UML

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 (10.19%) Node.js
2 38 (6.68%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (5.10%) Confluence
4 28 (4.92%) WebSphere
5 25 (4.39%) Apache
5 25 (4.39%) Tomcat
6 15 (2.64%) JBoss
6 15 (2.64%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.28%) WebLogic
8 12 (2.11%) CMS
9 10 (1.76%) IIS
10 9 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.88%) GeoServer
12 5 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.70%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.70%) Drupal
13 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.51%) MS Office
3 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.70%) MS Project
5 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.53%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.35%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Endur
5 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.58%) GitHub
4 7 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.88%) Bluemix
7 3 (0.53%) Office 365
8 2 (0.35%) iTunes
9 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.18%) Google Play
9 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (7.91%) HTTP
2 24 (4.22%) Internet
3 12 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.88%) AMQP
5 4 (0.70%) SSL
6 2 (0.35%) Firewall
6 2 (0.35%) LDAP
7 1 (0.18%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (15.64%) SQL Server
2 84 (14.76%) Relational Database
3 46 (8.08%) RDBMS
4 45 (7.91%) NoSQL
5 43 (7.56%) MySQL
6 40 (7.03%) DB2
7 34 (5.98%) Oracle Database
8 32 (5.62%) MongoDB
9 20 (3.51%) Neo4j
10 17 (2.99%) OrientDB
10 17 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (2.64%) Big Data
11 15 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (2.64%) Hadoop
12 14 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (1.76%) KDB
16 10 (1.76%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 95 (16.70%) Git (software)
2 81 (14.24%) Subversion
3 50 (8.79%) JIRA
4 49 (8.61%) Jenkins
5 45 (7.91%) Ant
6 43 (7.56%) JUnit
7 39 (6.85%) NUnit
8 37 (6.50%) Visual Studio
9 34 (5.98%) GoogleTest
10 32 (5.62%) ClearCase
11 30 (5.27%) CppUnit
12 29 (5.10%) Xcode
13 28 (4.92%) Maven
14 23 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 21 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (3.34%) Eclipse
16 19 (3.34%) gulp
17 17 (2.99%) Bitbucket
18 13 (2.28%) Cucumber
19 12 (2.11%) Android Studio
General
1 129 (22.67%) Finance
2 70 (12.30%) Banking
3 50 (8.79%) Front Office
4 38 (6.68%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.81%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.11%) Marketing
8 11 (1.93%) Electronics
9 10 (1.76%) Games
9 10 (1.76%) Legal
9 10 (1.76%) Publishing
10 6 (1.05%) Retail
11 4 (0.70%) Back Office
11 4 (0.70%) Local Government
12 3 (0.53%) Automotive
12 3 (0.53%) Avionics
12 3 (0.53%) Law
12 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 468 (82.25%) Developer
2 123 (21.62%) Java Developer
3 71 (12.48%) .NET Developer
4 70 (12.30%) Senior Developer
5 69 (12.13%) C# Developer
6 53 (9.31%) Software Engineer
7 44 (7.73%) Software Developer
8 40 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 40 (7.03%) C++ Developer
9 35 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
10 34 (5.98%) iOS Developer
11 27 (4.75%) Node.js Developer
11 27 (4.75%) Python Developer
12 26 (4.57%) Senior Java Developer
13 25 (4.39%) Architect
13 25 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
14 24 (4.22%) ASP.NET Developer
15 22 (3.87%) C Developer
16 21 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 21 (3.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (29.70%) HTML
2 133 (23.37%) CSS
3 131 (23.02%) .NET
4 126 (22.14%) RESTful
5 123 (21.62%) Web Services
6 103 (18.10%) Spring
7 82 (14.41%) XML
8 67 (11.78%) ASP.NET
9 63 (11.07%) jQuery
10 61 (10.72%) .NET Framework
11 49 (8.61%) J2EE
12 47 (8.26%) AngularJS
13 46 (8.08%) HTML5
14 43 (7.56%) JSON
15 42 (7.38%) Express
16 40 (7.03%) REST
16 40 (7.03%) WCF
17 38 (6.68%) WPF
18 37 (6.50%) Ajax
19 33 (5.80%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 101 (17.75%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (13.18%) Computer Science
3 73 (12.83%) User Experience
4 53 (9.31%) Algorithms
5 49 (8.61%) iPad
6 46 (8.08%) Derivative
7 41 (7.21%) Data Structures
8 31 (5.45%) iPhone
9 28 (4.92%) Fixed Income
10 24 (4.22%) Mobile App
11 22 (3.87%) Equity Derivative
11 22 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 19 (3.34%) N-Tier
13 17 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
13 17 (2.99%) Wiki
14 15 (2.64%) Equities
15 14 (2.46%) Web 2.0
16 13 (2.28%) Inversion of Control
16 13 (2.28%) Mathematics
17 12 (2.11%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 160 (28.12%) Linux
2 114 (20.04%) Unix
3 60 (10.54%) Windows
4 44 (7.73%) Apple iOS
5 24 (4.22%) Android
6 6 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.70%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.53%) CentOS
9 3 (0.53%) Solaris
9 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.18%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (86.82%) OO
2 308 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (27.59%) Scrum
4 125 (21.97%) Unit Testing
5 120 (21.09%) TDD
6 117 (20.56%) Software Engineering
7 106 (18.63%) MVC
8 93 (16.34%) SDLC
9 85 (14.94%) Multithreading
10 77 (13.53%) UML
11 73 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
12 69 (12.13%) BDD
13 56 (9.84%) Open Source
14 50 (8.79%) E-Commerce
14 50 (8.79%) Requirements Analysis
15 47 (8.26%) Web Development
16 40 (7.03%) DevOps
17 39 (6.85%) Project Management
18 38 (6.68%) iOS Development
18 38 (6.68%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 239 (42.00%) Java
2 200 (35.15%) SQL
3 175 (30.76%) JavaScript
4 140 (24.60%) C#
5 90 (15.82%) C++
6 69 (12.13%) Python
7 49 (8.61%) C
8 44 (7.73%) PL/SQL
9 42 (7.38%) Ruby
10 38 (6.68%) Perl
11 37 (6.50%) Objective-C
12 31 (5.45%) PHP
13 20 (3.51%) Scala
13 20 (3.51%) VBA
14 14 (2.46%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.93%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.93%) VBScript
16 9 (1.58%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.23%) Bash Shell
17 7 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (10.54%) Security Cleared
2 55 (9.67%) Degree
3 33 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.69%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.88%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.35%) PhD
6 2 (0.35%) PMP
6 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.18%) MCP
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.87%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.70%) Docker
2 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.35%) GridGain
2 2 (0.35%) Varnish
3 1 (0.18%) Firmware
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.23%) Kibana
2 6 (1.05%) Oozie
3 5 (0.88%) SCCM
4 4 (0.70%) Ansible
5 3 (0.53%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.18%) Nagios
6 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (11.95%) Oracle
2 66 (11.60%) Microsoft
3 57 (10.02%) Sybase
4 23 (4.04%) Apple
5 14 (2.46%) hybris
6 12 (2.11%) ATG
6 12 (2.11%) SAP
7 11 (1.93%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.76%) IBM
8 10 (1.76%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.41%) VMware
10 7 (1.23%) Google
10 7 (1.23%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.88%) Calypso
11 5 (0.88%) iManage
11 5 (0.88%) ION Trading
11 5 (0.88%) Zend
12 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.70%) webMethods
13 3 (0.53%) Bloomberg
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £50.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££ competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Rate: Unspecified Plus company benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago