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 26 June 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.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 133 159
Rank change year-on-year -8 +26  
Contract jobs citing OOD 28 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 0.96% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.12% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 45
Median daily rate £625 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.88% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £310 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +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 2925 2856 4712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.16% 85.89% 81.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2250 2341 3708
Median daily rate £500 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 52 (100.00%) OO
2 25 (48.08%) Java
3 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) TDD
4 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 15 (28.85%) Finance
6 14 (26.92%) SQL
6 14 (26.92%) BDD
7 13 (25.00%) Unix
8 12 (23.08%) Scrum
8 12 (23.08%) Spring
8 12 (23.08%) Algorithms
9 11 (21.15%) Data Structures
9 11 (21.15%) Banking
10 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
10 10 (19.23%) Multithreading
10 10 (19.23%) C++
10 10 (19.23%) SOA
11 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
11 9 (17.31%) HTML
11 9 (17.31%) CSS
11 9 (17.31%) Electronic Trading
11 9 (17.31%) Degree
11 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
11 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
11 9 (17.31%) HTML5
11 9 (17.31%) Node.js
12 8 (15.38%) High Availability
12 8 (15.38%) SDLC

OOD
Co-occurring 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 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) JBoss
2 1 (1.92%) MTS
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.92%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.62%) KDB
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.77%) Kdb+
4 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.85%) DB2
5 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.92%) Big Data
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.54%) Maven
3 5 (9.62%) Robot Framework
4 4 (7.69%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.77%) NUnit
5 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.85%) JIRA
6 2 (3.85%) JUnit
6 2 (3.85%) Subversion
7 1 (1.92%) Ant
7 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.92%) GitLab
7 1 (1.92%) Mockito
7 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Front Office
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (69.23%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Java Developer
3 14 (26.92%) Senior Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Software Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Node.js Developer
8 5 (9.62%) C# Developer
8 5 (9.62%) KDB Developer
8 5 (9.62%) NoSQL Developer
9 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
9 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Agile Developer
10 3 (5.77%) C# WPF Developer
10 3 (5.77%) HTML CSS Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 3 (5.77%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Spring
2 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
2 9 (17.31%) CSS
2 9 (17.31%) HTML
2 9 (17.31%) HTML5
2 9 (17.31%) Node.js
3 8 (15.38%) .NET
3 8 (15.38%) Web Services
4 7 (13.46%) REST
4 7 (13.46%) RESTful
5 6 (11.54%) CSS3
6 4 (7.69%) React
6 4 (7.69%) WPF
7 3 (5.77%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (5.77%) JMS
7 3 (5.77%) Middleware
7 3 (5.77%) Spring Boot
7 3 (5.77%) WCF
7 3 (5.77%) WinForms
8 2 (3.85%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 11 (21.15%) Data Structures
3 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (13.46%) iPad
4 7 (13.46%) NHS
5 6 (11.54%) Derivative
5 6 (11.54%) Fintech
5 6 (11.54%) Fixed Income
6 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
7 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
8 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (5.77%) Hedge funds
8 3 (5.77%) Reference Data
9 2 (3.85%) Taxonomies
10 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
10 1 (1.92%) e-Learning
10 1 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.92%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.92%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Unix
2 8 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Solaris
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) OO
2 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) TDD
3 14 (26.92%) BDD
4 12 (23.08%) Scrum
5 10 (19.23%) Multithreading
5 10 (19.23%) SOA
5 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
6 9 (17.31%) Electronic Trading
7 8 (15.38%) High Availability
7 8 (15.38%) SDLC
8 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (13.46%) Low Latency
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.54%) Kanban
9 6 (11.54%) Microservices
9 6 (11.54%) Software Architecture
9 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 6 (11.54%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) Java
2 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 14 (26.92%) SQL
4 10 (19.23%) C++
5 5 (9.62%) C#
6 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.85%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.92%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) MiFID
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) ION Trading
2 4 (7.69%) Bloomberg
3 3 (5.77%) Sybase
4 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.92%) Apple
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) MarketAxess
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) OpenLink
5 1 (1.92%) Tradeweb
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