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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 387 372 348
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Contract jobs citing OOD 272 327 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.56% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.70% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 231 216
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £293 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.81 £30.30 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.83 £39.60 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.73
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%

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
43972 47025 44690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.14% 81.01% 77.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29135 30776 27890
Median daily rate £440 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £578 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1300 1233
Median hourly rate £30.94 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.32% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.38 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -19 241 £425 - 136
London -57 108 £475 - 55
South East +5 35 £375 +5.63% 13
South West +20 31 £350 -12.50% 11
Scotland +17 29 £425 +13.33% 5
Glasgow +8 18 £425 +13.33% 4
City of London -6 18 £475 -5.00% 16
East Midlands +8 17 £550 +77.41% 10
West Midlands -8 17 £388 - 6
Yorkshire +9 14 £380 +8.57% 9
Berkshire +19 13 £400 -1.53% 4
Devon - 13 £350 - 1
North West +17 12 £343 -5.84% 17
Northamptonshire - 12 £550 - 2
West Yorkshire +10 11 £380 +8.57% 3
Leeds +6 11 £380 +8.57% 2
Plymouth - 11 £200 -
Manchester -1 9 £343 +11.38% 10
Reading +24 8 £400 -11.11% 1
Coventry - 8 £389 - 1
Edinburgh +12 7 £450 +14.28% 1
Northampton - 7 £550 - 1
Surrey +11 6 £363 -9.37% 2
Gloucestershire +6 6 £420 +5.00% 2
East of England +5 6 £475 +137.50% 15
Oxfordshire -2 6 £375 - 1
Birmingham -4 5 £308 - 4
Hertfordshire - 5 £475 - 5
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £475 -
Bristol -5 4 £340 -20.00% 3

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 (86.80%) OO
2 319 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (39.96%) Java
4 192 (33.80%) C#
5 180 (31.69%) JavaScript
6 172 (30.28%) SQL
7 168 (29.58%) .NET
8 151 (26.58%) Finance
9 150 (26.41%) Scrum
9 150 (26.41%) HTML
9 150 (26.41%) Linux
10 122 (21.48%) CSS
10 122 (21.48%) Spring
11 117 (20.60%) TDD
12 115 (20.25%) Unit Testing
12 115 (20.25%) MVC
13 104 (18.31%) Web Services
14 98 (17.25%) Software Engineering
15 95 (16.73%) SDLC
16 94 (16.55%) Unix
17 93 (16.37%) RESTful
17 93 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
18 90 (15.85%) Microsoft
19 87 (15.32%) C++
19 87 (15.32%) SQL Server
20 85 (14.96%) ASP.NET
20 85 (14.96%) Computer Science
21 78 (13.73%) Git (software)
22 77 (13.56%) BDD
22 77 (13.56%) AngularJS

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 37 (6.51%) Tomcat
2 28 (4.93%) WebSphere
3 27 (4.75%) SharePoint
4 26 (4.58%) JBoss
5 25 (4.40%) Apache
6 23 (4.05%) Confluence
7 14 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (2.29%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
12 6 (1.06%) IIS
12 6 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.88%) CMS
13 5 (0.88%) GeoServer
14 4 (0.70%) Documentum
15 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.53%) WordPress
16 2 (0.35%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 31 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.23%) MS Office
3 6 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.18%) InVision
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.18%) Endur
3 1 (0.18%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.11%) GitHub
4 8 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.23%) Bluemix
5 7 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.70%) SaaS
8 2 (0.35%) Google Play
8 2 (0.35%) iTunes
9 1 (0.18%) IaaS
9 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.70%) HTTP
2 17 (2.99%) Internet
3 6 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.53%) AMQP
4 3 (0.53%) LDAP
5 2 (0.35%) SNMP
6 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.18%) Broadband
6 1 (0.18%) DMZ
6 1 (0.18%) Firewall
6 1 (0.18%) Network Security
6 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 76 (13.38%) Relational Database
3 54 (9.51%) DB2
4 50 (8.80%) RDBMS
5 37 (6.51%) MySQL
6 31 (5.46%) Oracle Database
7 27 (4.75%) MongoDB
8 23 (4.05%) NoSQL
9 20 (3.52%) Neo4j
10 14 (2.46%) ObjectStore
11 13 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (2.11%) OrientDB
12 12 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (1.76%) Big Data
14 10 (1.76%) KDB
14 10 (1.76%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 78 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 62 (10.92%) Subversion
3 61 (10.74%) JUnit
4 58 (10.21%) Visual Studio
5 53 (9.33%) Jenkins
6 46 (8.10%) JIRA
7 37 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (5.81%) Ant
8 33 (5.81%) Xcode
9 32 (5.63%) NUnit
10 30 (5.28%) Maven
11 20 (3.52%) ClearCase
12 18 (3.17%) Eclipse
12 18 (3.17%) GoogleTest
13 16 (2.82%) Bitbucket
14 15 (2.64%) CppUnit
14 15 (2.64%) Cucumber
14 15 (2.64%) Mercurial
15 13 (2.29%) gulp
16 12 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 151 (26.58%) Finance
2 72 (12.68%) Banking
3 57 (10.04%) Front Office
4 41 (7.22%) Investment Banking
5 30 (5.28%) Telecoms
6 26 (4.58%) Manufacturing
7 18 (3.17%) Electronics
7 18 (3.17%) Marketing
8 14 (2.46%) Games
8 14 (2.46%) Publishing
9 9 (1.58%) Back Office
10 8 (1.41%) Legal
10 8 (1.41%) Retail
11 6 (1.06%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.88%) Advertising
12 5 (0.88%) Automotive
13 4 (0.70%) Billing
13 4 (0.70%) Law
14 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 467 (82.22%) Developer
2 135 (23.77%) Java Developer
3 95 (16.73%) .NET Developer
4 89 (15.67%) C# Developer
5 54 (9.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 49 (8.63%) Senior Developer
7 47 (8.27%) Software Developer
8 44 (7.75%) C++ Developer
9 42 (7.39%) Agile Developer
10 40 (7.04%) iOS Developer
11 35 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 30 (5.28%) ASP.NET Developer
13 29 (5.11%) Software Engineer
14 26 (4.58%) Agile C# Developer
15 25 (4.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 25 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
16 24 (4.23%) Agile .NET Developer
16 24 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
17 22 (3.87%) .NET Software Developer
17 22 (3.87%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (29.58%) .NET
2 150 (26.41%) HTML
3 122 (21.48%) CSS
3 122 (21.48%) Spring
4 104 (18.31%) Web Services
5 93 (16.37%) RESTful
6 85 (14.96%) ASP.NET
7 77 (13.56%) AngularJS
8 72 (12.68%) XML
9 69 (12.15%) WCF
10 68 (11.97%) REST
11 63 (11.09%) JSON
12 57 (10.04%) jQuery
13 54 (9.51%) .NET Framework
13 54 (9.51%) SOAP
14 53 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 51 (8.98%) HTML5
15 51 (8.98%) J2SE
15 51 (8.98%) JMS
16 45 (7.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 93 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (14.96%) Computer Science
3 66 (11.62%) User Experience
4 55 (9.68%) Data Structures
5 47 (8.27%) Algorithms
6 45 (7.92%) Derivative
7 42 (7.39%) iPad
8 37 (6.51%) iPhone
9 26 (4.58%) Equity Derivative
10 24 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (3.87%) Mobile App
12 19 (3.35%) Equities
13 15 (2.64%) Fixed Income
14 14 (2.46%) Mathematics
15 13 (2.29%) Cyberthreat
15 13 (2.29%) Wiki
16 11 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 8 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
18 7 (1.23%) Animation
18 7 (1.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 150 (26.41%) Linux
2 94 (16.55%) Unix
3 55 (9.68%) Apple iOS
4 50 (8.80%) Windows
5 27 (4.75%) Android
6 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (86.80%) OO
2 319 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (26.41%) Scrum
4 117 (20.60%) TDD
5 115 (20.25%) MVC
5 115 (20.25%) Unit Testing
6 98 (17.25%) Software Engineering
7 95 (16.73%) SDLC
8 77 (13.56%) BDD
9 73 (12.85%) Multithreading
10 72 (12.68%) UML
11 66 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
12 57 (10.04%) DevOps
13 50 (8.80%) Open Source
14 41 (7.22%) iOS Development
15 40 (7.04%) SOA
16 39 (6.87%) Web Development
17 37 (6.51%) Mobile Development
18 34 (5.99%) Performance Tuning
19 33 (5.81%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 227 (39.96%) Java
2 192 (33.80%) C#
3 180 (31.69%) JavaScript
4 172 (30.28%) SQL
5 87 (15.32%) C++
6 56 (9.86%) Perl
7 55 (9.68%) Python
8 43 (7.57%) Objective-C
9 31 (5.46%) Ruby
10 30 (5.28%) C
10 30 (5.28%) PL/SQL
11 21 (3.70%) PHP
12 19 (3.35%) Apple Swift
13 16 (2.82%) Shell Script
13 16 (2.82%) T-SQL
14 14 (2.46%) Scala
15 12 (2.11%) XAML
16 10 (1.76%) VBA
17 8 (1.41%) AspectJ
18 7 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 69 (12.15%) Degree
2 38 (6.69%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.29%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.53%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.58%) QA
2 5 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.53%) MISRA
3 3 (0.53%) SDET
4 2 (0.35%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (1.06%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.06%) Docker
2 5 (0.88%) GeoWebCache
3 2 (0.35%) GridGain
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.18%) Firmware
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (2.46%) Ansible
2 11 (1.94%) Puppet
3 9 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.53%) Oozie
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.18%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 76 (13.38%) Oracle
3 56 (9.86%) Sybase
4 31 (5.46%) Apple
5 18 (3.17%) SAP
6 14 (2.46%) IBM
7 9 (1.58%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.41%) Google
9 7 (1.23%) VMware
10 6 (1.06%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.06%) DevExpress
10 6 (1.06%) webMethods
11 4 (0.70%) ATG
11 4 (0.70%) hybris
12 3 (0.53%) Splunk
12 3 (0.53%) Sun
12 3 (0.53%) WorldPay
12 3 (0.53%) Zend
13 2 (0.35%) Cisco
13 2 (0.35%) Informatica
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