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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 365 338 367
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +29
Contract jobs citing OOD 296 346 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.62% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.78% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 236 180
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £36.00 £35.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £49.50 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%

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
44199 44580 42439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.21% 79.49% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29376 28650 26727
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1208 1228
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 24 June 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 -78 225 £450 +12.50% 137
London -21 128 £550 +22.22% 64
Scotland +11 67 £385 +2.66% 7
Glasgow +23 43 £393 +4.66% 2
South East -47 37 £325 +4.83% 20
City of London +24 32 £450 -10.00% 18
Yorkshire +14 24 £400 +23.07% 7
Hampshire -24 19 £320 +10.34% 10
Edinburgh +3 18 £500 +42.85% 3
South West +1 17 £350 -12.50% 13
West Yorkshire +8 15 £400 +23.07% 6
Leeds +9 14 £401 +23.46% 5
North West -7 10 £350 -22.22% 11
Kent +8 9 - - 1
Hook -1 8 £320 +3.22%
Tunbridge Wells - 8 - -
South Yorkshire +4 7 £375 -18.91%
Manchester -2 7 £360 -31.42% 5
Sheffield -9 7 £375 -18.91%
Dundee - 5 £225 - 1
East of England 0 4 £413 +9.85% 8
Gloucestershire -6 4 £500 +25.00% 5
West Midlands -20 4 £391 - 7
Wales - 4 £375 - 1
Cambridgeshire +16 3 £413 +37.50% 4
Surrey -8 3 - - 1
Berkshire -18 3 £513 +46.50% 4
Newport - 3 - -
South Wales - 3 - -
Cambridge +8 2 £413 +37.50% 4

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 505 (86.18%) OO
2 314 (53.58%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (41.30%) Java
4 197 (33.62%) SQL
5 170 (29.01%) JavaScript
6 169 (28.84%) HTML
6 169 (28.84%) Linux
7 159 (27.13%) Scrum
8 156 (26.62%) C#
9 145 (24.74%) .NET
10 139 (23.72%) Finance
11 137 (23.38%) CSS
12 131 (22.35%) Unit Testing
13 124 (21.16%) Software Engineering
14 121 (20.65%) TDD
15 117 (19.97%) RESTful
15 117 (19.97%) Web Services
15 117 (19.97%) Unix
16 115 (19.62%) Spring
17 106 (18.09%) MVC
18 99 (16.89%) C++
19 98 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
20 96 (16.38%) SDLC
20 96 (16.38%) SQL Server
21 94 (16.04%) Multithreading
22 88 (15.02%) Git (software)
23 87 (14.85%) Relational Database
24 86 (14.68%) XML
25 81 (13.82%) UML
26 80 (13.65%) Subversion

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 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (5.80%) WebSphere
3 32 (5.46%) Tomcat
4 28 (4.78%) Confluence
5 23 (3.92%) Apache
6 19 (3.24%) JBoss
7 17 (2.90%) SharePoint
8 15 (2.56%) WebLogic
9 12 (2.05%) CMS
10 11 (1.88%) IIS
11 9 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
14 5 (0.85%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.85%) GeoServer
14 5 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.68%) Drupal
15 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (6.66%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.41%) MS Office
3 6 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.68%) MS Project
5 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.51%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.34%) Magento
4 2 (0.34%) RMDS
5 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.71%) GitHub
4 7 (1.19%) Bluemix
4 7 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.51%) Office 365
7 2 (0.34%) iTunes
7 2 (0.34%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.17%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.80%) HTTP
2 22 (3.75%) Internet
3 10 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.85%) AMQP
5 2 (0.34%) Firewall
5 2 (0.34%) LDAP
5 2 (0.34%) SSL
6 1 (0.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 87 (14.85%) Relational Database
3 50 (8.53%) RDBMS
4 47 (8.02%) DB2
5 45 (7.68%) MySQL
6 32 (5.46%) Oracle Database
7 28 (4.78%) NoSQL
8 26 (4.44%) MongoDB
9 21 (3.58%) Neo4j
10 17 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (2.73%) OrientDB
12 14 (2.39%) Hadoop
12 14 (2.39%) ObjectStore
13 13 (2.22%) Big Data
13 13 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (1.71%) KDB
15 10 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 88 (15.02%) Git (software)
2 80 (13.65%) Subversion
3 49 (8.36%) Jenkins
4 47 (8.02%) Ant
5 46 (7.85%) JIRA
6 45 (7.68%) JUnit
7 44 (7.51%) NUnit
8 39 (6.66%) GoogleTest
8 39 (6.66%) Visual Studio
9 34 (5.80%) ClearCase
10 32 (5.46%) CppUnit
11 29 (4.95%) Maven
11 29 (4.95%) Xcode
12 24 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (3.07%) Eclipse
15 16 (2.73%) Bitbucket
16 14 (2.39%) Cucumber
17 13 (2.22%) Android Studio
17 13 (2.22%) gulp
General
1 139 (23.72%) Finance
2 73 (12.46%) Banking
3 54 (9.22%) Front Office
4 39 (6.66%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.56%) Marketing
8 14 (2.39%) Publishing
9 13 (2.22%) Electronics
10 11 (1.88%) Games
11 10 (1.71%) Legal
12 5 (0.85%) Automotive
12 5 (0.85%) Back Office
12 5 (0.85%) Law
13 4 (0.68%) Advertising
13 4 (0.68%) Local Government
14 3 (0.51%) Avionics
14 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.51%) Retail
15 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 481 (82.08%) Developer
2 134 (22.87%) Java Developer
3 79 (13.48%) .NET Developer
4 76 (12.97%) C# Developer
5 73 (12.46%) Senior Developer
6 53 (9.04%) Software Engineer
7 48 (8.19%) Software Developer
8 46 (7.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 46 (7.85%) C++ Developer
9 32 (5.46%) iOS Developer
10 30 (5.12%) Senior Java Developer
11 28 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
12 27 (4.61%) ASP.NET Developer
13 26 (4.44%) Architect
13 26 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 25 (4.27%) Agile Developer
14 25 (4.27%) C Developer
14 25 (4.27%) Python Developer
15 24 (4.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 23 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (28.84%) HTML
2 145 (24.74%) .NET
3 137 (23.38%) CSS
4 117 (19.97%) RESTful
4 117 (19.97%) Web Services
5 115 (19.62%) Spring
6 86 (14.68%) XML
7 73 (12.46%) ASP.NET
8 64 (10.92%) jQuery
9 63 (10.75%) .NET Framework
10 52 (8.87%) HTML5
11 51 (8.70%) AngularJS
12 49 (8.36%) J2EE
13 45 (7.68%) WCF
14 42 (7.17%) JSON
14 42 (7.17%) Node.js
15 41 (7.00%) WPF
16 40 (6.83%) REST
17 39 (6.66%) JMS
18 37 (6.31%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 98 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (11.43%) User Experience
3 66 (11.26%) Computer Science
4 54 (9.22%) Derivative
5 45 (7.68%) Algorithms
6 43 (7.34%) iPad
7 38 (6.48%) Data Structures
8 31 (5.29%) iPhone
9 28 (4.78%) Fixed Income
10 26 (4.44%) Mobile App
11 23 (3.92%) Equity Derivative
12 22 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (3.24%) N-Tier
14 17 (2.90%) Mathematics
15 16 (2.73%) Cyberthreat
15 16 (2.73%) Wiki
16 15 (2.56%) Equities
17 14 (2.39%) Web 2.0
18 13 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
19 12 (2.05%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 169 (28.84%) Linux
2 117 (19.97%) Unix
3 55 (9.39%) Windows
4 43 (7.34%) Apple iOS
5 26 (4.44%) Android
6 6 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.85%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.34%) CentOS
8 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.34%) Solaris
8 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (86.18%) OO
2 314 (53.58%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (27.13%) Scrum
4 131 (22.35%) Unit Testing
5 124 (21.16%) Software Engineering
6 121 (20.65%) TDD
7 106 (18.09%) MVC
8 96 (16.38%) SDLC
9 94 (16.04%) Multithreading
10 81 (13.82%) UML
11 74 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
12 69 (11.77%) BDD
13 52 (8.87%) Web Development
14 48 (8.19%) Open Source
15 46 (7.85%) Requirements Analysis
16 44 (7.51%) E-Commerce
17 43 (7.34%) DevOps
18 42 (7.17%) Integration Testing
18 42 (7.17%) Project Management
19 41 (7.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 242 (41.30%) Java
2 197 (33.62%) SQL
3 170 (29.01%) JavaScript
4 156 (26.62%) C#
5 99 (16.89%) C++
6 69 (11.77%) Python
7 54 (9.22%) C
8 45 (7.68%) Perl
9 43 (7.34%) PL/SQL
10 38 (6.48%) Objective-C
11 33 (5.63%) Ruby
12 32 (5.46%) PHP
13 20 (3.41%) VBA
14 19 (3.24%) Scala
15 14 (2.39%) Shell Script
16 13 (2.22%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.88%) VBScript
18 9 (1.54%) VB.NET
19 8 (1.37%) AspectJ
19 8 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (11.09%) Security Cleared
2 53 (9.04%) Degree
3 41 (7.00%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.41%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.85%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.34%) PMP
6 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.17%) MCP
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.90%) QA
2 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (1.02%) Docker
2 5 (0.85%) GeoWebCache
3 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.34%) GridGain
3 2 (0.34%) Varnish
4 1 (0.17%) Firmware
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.19%) Ansible
1 7 (1.19%) Kibana
2 5 (0.85%) SCCM
3 4 (0.68%) Oozie
4 2 (0.34%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.34%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) Nagios
5 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 73 (12.46%) Oracle
2 69 (11.77%) Microsoft
3 63 (10.75%) Sybase
4 24 (4.10%) Apple
5 14 (2.39%) hybris
5 14 (2.39%) SAP
6 12 (2.05%) ATG
6 12 (2.05%) Atlassian
6 12 (2.05%) IBM
6 12 (2.05%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.37%) Google
7 8 (1.37%) TIBCO
7 8 (1.37%) VMware
8 6 (1.02%) webMethods
8 6 (1.02%) Zend
9 5 (0.85%) iManage
9 5 (0.85%) ION Trading
10 4 (0.68%) Calypso
10 4 (0.68%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
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