The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
London / City of London
Rank 131 136 159
Rank change year-on-year +5 +23  
Contract jobs citing OOD 24 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.79% 0.69% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.79% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 29
Median daily rate £550 £456 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.54% -10.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £250 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -0.62% +11.11%  

OOD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2590 2921 4181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.48% 87.82% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2334 3226
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.89 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing OOD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in the City of London

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOD in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in the City of London

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in the City of London

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in the City of London

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for OOD.

1 36 (87.80%) OO
2 23 (56.10%) Java
2 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
4 14 (34.15%) Web Services
4 14 (34.15%) TDD
5 12 (29.27%) HTML
6 11 (26.83%) SQL
6 11 (26.83%) RESTful
6 11 (26.83%) BDD
7 10 (24.39%) Spring
8 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
8 9 (21.95%) Node.js
9 8 (19.51%) REST
9 8 (19.51%) Scrum
9 8 (19.51%) XML
9 8 (19.51%) CSS
9 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
9 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.07%) Software Architecture
10 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
10 7 (17.07%) Banking
10 7 (17.07%) C#
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle
10 7 (17.07%) Finance
10 7 (17.07%) iPad
11 6 (14.63%) .NET
11 6 (14.63%) C++
11 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
12 5 (12.20%) Degree

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (7.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (7.32%) Apache
1 3 (7.32%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.76%) Power BI
4 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) DB2
5 1 (2.44%) Endeca
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) JUnit
3 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.88%) jMock
4 1 (2.44%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.44%) Ant
4 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.44%) Gradle
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (17.07%) Banking
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Front Office
3 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (87.80%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Node.js Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (12.20%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (12.20%) NoSQL Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Agile Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Endur Developer
7 3 (7.32%) OpenLink Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Android Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (4.88%) MongoDB Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Angular Developer
9 1 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) Web Services
2 12 (29.27%) HTML
3 11 (26.83%) RESTful
4 10 (24.39%) Spring
5 9 (21.95%) Node.js
6 8 (19.51%) CSS
6 8 (19.51%) REST
6 8 (19.51%) XML
7 6 (14.63%) .NET
8 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
8 5 (12.20%) CSS3
8 5 (12.20%) HTML5
9 4 (9.76%) jQuery
9 4 (9.76%) JSON
9 4 (9.76%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (9.76%) React
9 4 (9.76%) SOAP
10 3 (7.32%) Ajax
10 3 (7.32%) Lucene
10 3 (7.32%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) iPad
2 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
4 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.32%) Fintech
4 3 (7.32%) NHS
4 3 (7.32%) Reference Data
5 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.44%) Derivative
6 1 (2.44%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.44%) Equities
6 1 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.44%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
1 5 (12.20%) Unix
2 3 (7.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (87.80%) OO
2 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (34.15%) TDD
4 11 (26.83%) BDD
5 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
6 7 (17.07%) Software Architecture
7 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
8 5 (12.20%) Kanban
9 4 (9.76%) DevOps
9 4 (9.76%) Low Latency
9 4 (9.76%) Microservices
9 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
9 4 (9.76%) MVC
9 4 (9.76%) Refactoring
9 4 (9.76%) SDLC
9 4 (9.76%) SOA
9 4 (9.76%) SOLID
10 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Java
2 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 7 (17.07%) C#
5 6 (14.63%) C++
6 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) Dart
8 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Adobe
2 3 (7.32%) OpenLink
3 2 (4.88%) Sybase
4 1 (2.44%) ATG
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.44%) WorldPay