Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OOA/OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOA/OOD over the 6 months to 18 November 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 Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 681 757
Rank change year-on-year +77 +76 -76
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 229 192 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 134 69
England median daily rate £513 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £320 £325 £288
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £398
% change year-on-year +4.44% +13.21% -0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 3
England median hourly rate £62.50 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -16.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £40.64 £36.00 £38.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £38.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -16.67% -18.18%

OOA/OOD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79501 82625 86049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.18% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53476 55123 56736
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1856 2135 2506
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

OOA/OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OOA/OOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for OOA/OOD in England

OOA/OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOA/OOD in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOA/OOD in England

OOA/OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOA/OOD in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOA/OOD in England

OOA/OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOA/OOD in England

OOA/OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOA/OOD in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for OOA/OOD in England

OOA/OOD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +47 153 £525 +5.00% 9
East of England -10 25 £363 +39.42% 1
South West +22 24 £435 +2.35% 5
Midlands +27 10 £275 -20.29%
North of England +33 9 £525 +10.53% 3
South East +8 8 £475 +5.56% 5
West Midlands +37 6 £275 -
Yorkshire +20 4 £638 +82.14%
East Midlands +6 4 - -
North West +8 3 £425 -13.27% 3
North East +55 2 £525 +10.53%
OOA/OOD
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOA/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 England region with a requirement for OOA/OOD.

1 167 (72.93%) Java
2 164 (71.62%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (69.87%) OO
4 92 (40.17%) JUnit
5 90 (39.30%) Hibernate
6 87 (37.99%) Relational Database
7 85 (37.12%) TDD
8 82 (35.81%) REST
9 80 (34.93%) Maven
10 76 (33.19%) RESTful
11 74 (32.31%) XML
12 73 (31.88%) JIRA
13 72 (31.44%) Java EE
13 72 (31.44%) SQL
14 69 (30.13%) JavaScript
14 69 (30.13%) Unix
15 64 (27.95%) Confluence
15 64 (27.95%) Microservices
16 61 (26.64%) JAX-RS
17 60 (26.20%) MVC
17 60 (26.20%) RDBMS
18 58 (25.33%) SOA
18 58 (25.33%) Spring
18 58 (25.33%) Mockito
19 57 (24.89%) Domain-Driven Design
20 56 (24.45%) JMS
21 55 (24.02%) HTML
21 55 (24.02%) Git (software)
21 55 (24.02%) Dependency Injection
22 53 (23.14%) Test Automation

OOA/OOD
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 64 (27.95%) Confluence
2 49 (21.40%) WildFly
3 25 (10.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (5.68%) WebLogic
5 11 (4.80%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.93%) JBoss
6 9 (3.93%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.18%) Apache Pig
8 4 (1.75%) Apache
8 4 (1.75%) NServiceBus
8 4 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.87%) CMS
9 2 (0.87%) Drupal
9 2 (0.87%) eZ Publish
9 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.87%) WordPress
10 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.44%) Liferay
10 1 (0.44%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.31%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (0.87%) Endur
2 2 (0.87%) Magento
3 1 (0.44%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.68%) GitHub
4 7 (3.06%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.75%) Boomi
6 3 (1.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.44%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.44%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.55%) LDAP
2 6 (2.62%) Internet
3 5 (2.18%) HTTP
4 2 (0.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (37.99%) Relational Database
2 60 (26.20%) RDBMS
3 43 (18.78%) SQL Server
4 14 (6.11%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.80%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.93%) MySQL
7 9 (3.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (3.93%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (3.49%) Big Data
9 7 (3.06%) DB2
10 6 (2.62%) MarkLogic
11 5 (2.18%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.18%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.18%) HBase
12 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.75%) Sqoop
13 2 (0.87%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.87%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 92 (40.17%) JUnit
2 80 (34.93%) Maven
3 73 (31.88%) JIRA
4 58 (25.33%) Mockito
5 55 (24.02%) Git (software)
6 53 (23.14%) SonarQube
7 50 (21.83%) Checkstyle
8 49 (21.40%) Liquibase
8 49 (21.40%) Vagrant
9 44 (19.21%) Jenkins
10 20 (8.73%) Ant
11 19 (8.30%) Gradle
12 14 (6.11%) SoapUI
13 10 (4.37%) Selenium
13 10 (4.37%) Subversion
14 9 (3.93%) Calabash
15 8 (3.49%) Android Studio
16 7 (3.06%) JMeter
17 6 (2.62%) Eclipse
17 6 (2.62%) jMock
General
1 47 (20.52%) Finance
2 18 (7.86%) Banking
3 14 (6.11%) Marketing
4 13 (5.68%) Automotive
5 11 (4.80%) Retail
6 8 (3.49%) Advertising
7 7 (3.06%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.44%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) German Language
9 1 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 179 (78.17%) Developer
2 110 (48.03%) Java Developer
3 29 (12.66%) Architect
4 22 (9.61%) Senior Developer
5 21 (9.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 17 (7.42%) .NET Developer
7 16 (6.99%) Lead Developer
8 13 (5.68%) C# Developer
9 11 (4.80%) Java Architect
9 11 (4.80%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (4.37%) Software Architect
11 9 (3.93%) Android Developer
11 9 (3.93%) WPF Developer
12 8 (3.49%) Lead Java Developer
13 7 (3.06%) J2EE Developer
13 7 (3.06%) Software Developer
14 6 (2.62%) J2EE Architect
14 6 (2.62%) Java/J2EE Architect
14 6 (2.62%) Senior J2EE Developer
14 6 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (39.30%) Hibernate
2 82 (35.81%) REST
3 76 (33.19%) RESTful
4 74 (32.31%) XML
5 72 (31.44%) Java EE
6 61 (26.64%) JAX-RS
7 58 (25.33%) Spring
8 56 (24.45%) JMS
9 55 (24.02%) HTML
10 51 (22.27%) Web Services
11 50 (21.83%) Lambda Expressions
12 49 (21.40%) Drools
12 49 (21.40%) WireMock
13 47 (20.52%) J2EE
14 41 (17.90%) .NET
15 38 (16.59%) SOAP
16 29 (12.66%) JSON
17 28 (12.23%) CSS
18 23 (10.04%) Spring MVC
18 23 (10.04%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.83%) Linux Command Line
2 24 (10.48%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.55%) Mobile App
4 13 (5.68%) Animation
5 11 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.93%) User Experience
7 7 (3.06%) Cloud Native
8 6 (2.62%) Online Banking
9 5 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.75%) iPhone
10 4 (1.75%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.31%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.31%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.31%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.31%) iPad
11 3 (1.31%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.31%) W3C
12 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.44%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 69 (30.13%) Unix
2 49 (21.40%) VMS
3 19 (8.30%) Linux
4 9 (3.93%) Android
5 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.31%) Windows
7 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (71.62%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (69.87%) OO
3 85 (37.12%) TDD
4 64 (27.95%) Microservices
5 60 (26.20%) MVC
6 58 (25.33%) SOA
7 57 (24.89%) Domain-Driven Design
8 55 (24.02%) Dependency Injection
9 53 (23.14%) Test Automation
10 49 (21.40%) CQRS
11 38 (16.59%) UML
12 33 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (14.41%) Scrum
13 27 (11.79%) Data Modelling
14 24 (10.48%) OOD
15 23 (10.04%) Software Architecture
16 18 (7.86%) BDD
17 16 (6.99%) Multithreading
17 16 (6.99%) Open Source
17 16 (6.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 167 (72.93%) Java
2 72 (31.44%) SQL
3 69 (30.13%) JavaScript
4 50 (21.83%) JPQL
5 40 (17.47%) C#
6 26 (11.35%) PL/SQL
7 13 (5.68%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.80%) C++
9 10 (4.37%) Python
10 7 (3.06%) XPath
11 5 (2.18%) Perl
11 5 (2.18%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.75%) ActionScript
12 4 (1.75%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.75%) C
12 4 (1.75%) HiveQL
12 4 (1.75%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.75%) VB
12 4 (1.75%) XQuery
13 3 (1.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (17.90%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.35%) SC Cleared
3 25 (10.92%) Degree
4 12 (5.24%) ISEB
4 12 (5.24%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.31%) OCPJP
6 3 (1.31%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.18%) QA
2 4 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (1.75%) EMIR
2 4 (1.75%) MiFID
3 2 (0.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.18%) Docker
3 4 (1.75%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (5.24%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.75%) Oozie
3 3 (1.31%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.44%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 40 (17.47%) Oracle
2 19 (8.30%) Sybase
3 15 (6.55%) IBM
4 13 (5.68%) Atlassian
5 12 (5.24%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.37%) CA
7 9 (3.93%) CA Agile Central
8 7 (3.06%) Apigee
8 7 (3.06%) Google
9 5 (2.18%) Sun
10 4 (1.75%) Dell
10 4 (1.75%) Perforce
10 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.31%) Adobe
11 3 (1.31%) Calypso
11 3 (1.31%) OpenText
11 3 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.31%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.87%) BEA
12 2 (0.87%) OpenLink