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 3 months to 23 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 Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 516 532 571
Rank change year-on-year +16 +39  
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 72 88 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 62 36
Median daily rate £431 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.21% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £367 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £458 £375
% change year-on-year -7.10% +22.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £41.50 £33.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.96% -15.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.75 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £38.75 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +50.90% -31.25%  

OOA/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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36435 41257 41286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.75% 83.48% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 23948 27689 26938
Median daily rate £450 £445 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +7.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 949 962 1153
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.26% +0.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

OOA/OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
London -7 29 £456 -6.41% 13
South West +17 15 £450 +20.00% 12
East of England -9 11 £308 -46.52% 2
North West +11 6 £425 -8.10% 5
Yorkshire - 4 £638 -
West Midlands - 4 £388 -
South East +5 3 £438 -18.60% 6
OOA/OOD
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 126 (72.41%) Java
2 101 (58.05%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (56.32%) OO
4 87 (50.00%) Spring
5 81 (46.55%) Jenkins
6 75 (43.10%) XML
7 67 (38.51%) HTML
7 67 (38.51%) SQL
7 67 (38.51%) MVC
8 66 (37.93%) JavaScript
9 62 (35.63%) TDD
10 56 (32.18%) JUnit
11 50 (28.74%) Scrum
12 49 (28.16%) UML
12 49 (28.16%) SOA
13 46 (26.44%) JSON
14 44 (25.29%) Maven
15 42 (24.14%) CSS
16 41 (23.56%) Unix
17 40 (22.99%) J2EE
18 39 (22.41%) Oracle
18 39 (22.41%) Open Source
19 37 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
20 36 (20.69%) Microservices
21 35 (20.11%) Hibernate
22 34 (19.54%) SOAP
22 34 (19.54%) Relational Database
22 34 (19.54%) Gradle
23 33 (18.97%) RESTful
23 33 (18.97%) Data Modelling

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 24 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (7.47%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.60%) Confluence
4 7 (4.02%) Apache
4 7 (4.02%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (2.87%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.87%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.87%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.30%) JBoss
7 4 (2.30%) Liferay
8 3 (1.72%) WebLogic Integration
8 3 (1.72%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.15%) Jetty
10 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.57%) IIS
10 1 (0.57%) MTS
10 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.15%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.57%) BondVision
3 1 (0.57%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.22%) GitHub
2 22 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (7.47%) OpenShift
4 4 (2.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.15%) Heroku
5 2 (1.15%) SaaS
6 1 (0.57%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.17%) LDAP
2 3 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.15%) Internet
3 2 (1.15%) Skype
4 1 (0.57%) FlexRay
4 1 (0.57%) HTTP
4 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.57%) Intranet
4 1 (0.57%) Network Security
4 1 (0.57%) SMPP
4 1 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.54%) Relational Database
2 23 (13.22%) DB2
3 15 (8.62%) MySQL
4 11 (6.32%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.60%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.30%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.72%) MarkLogic
10 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.57%) Big Data
11 1 (0.57%) DataStax
11 1 (0.57%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.57%) KDB
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 81 (46.55%) Jenkins
2 56 (32.18%) JUnit
3 44 (25.29%) Maven
4 34 (19.54%) Gradle
5 30 (17.24%) Ant
6 25 (14.37%) Git (software)
7 20 (11.49%) Hudson
8 17 (9.77%) Cucumber
9 14 (8.05%) Calabash
9 14 (8.05%) Selenium
9 14 (8.05%) Subversion
10 13 (7.47%) ERwin
10 13 (7.47%) JIRA
11 10 (5.75%) JBehave
11 10 (5.75%) SonarQube
12 9 (5.17%) Concordion
12 9 (5.17%) Xcode
13 5 (2.87%) Android Studio
13 5 (2.87%) gulp
13 5 (2.87%) Mocha
General
1 29 (16.67%) Banking
2 27 (15.52%) Finance
3 10 (5.75%) Automotive
3 10 (5.75%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.02%) Games
4 7 (4.02%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.87%) Advertising
6 4 (2.30%) Law
6 4 (2.30%) Legal
7 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.15%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.57%) Front Office
9 1 (0.57%) Marketing
9 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.57%) Retail
9 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (70.11%) Developer
2 73 (41.95%) Java Developer
3 26 (14.94%) Architect
4 22 (12.64%) Senior Developer
5 21 (12.07%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (8.62%) Android Developer
7 12 (6.90%) iOS Developer
8 11 (6.32%) Analyst
9 10 (5.75%) Java Architect
10 9 (5.17%) Business Analyst
10 9 (5.17%) Node.js Developer
10 9 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.60%) Applications Developer
11 8 (4.60%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.02%) Software Architect
13 6 (3.45%) .NET Developer
13 6 (3.45%) Core Java Developer
13 6 (3.45%) Java Applications Developer
14 5 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
14 5 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (50.00%) Spring
2 75 (43.10%) XML
3 67 (38.51%) HTML
4 46 (26.44%) JSON
5 42 (24.14%) CSS
6 40 (22.99%) J2EE
7 35 (20.11%) Hibernate
8 34 (19.54%) SOAP
9 33 (18.97%) RESTful
10 26 (14.94%) Struts
10 26 (14.94%) Web Services
11 24 (13.79%) Spring MVC
12 23 (13.22%) Core Animation
12 23 (13.22%) Core Data
13 22 (12.64%) AngularJS
14 16 (9.20%) Node.js
14 16 (9.20%) REST
14 16 (9.20%) Spring Boot
15 15 (8.62%) Android SDK
15 15 (8.62%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.39%) Mobile App
2 23 (13.22%) Animation
3 19 (10.92%) Computer Science
4 14 (8.05%) Cloud Native
5 10 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.17%) iPhone
7 7 (4.02%) Derivative
7 7 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (4.02%) User Experience
8 5 (2.87%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.30%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.30%) OTC Derivatives
9 4 (2.30%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.72%) Clustering
10 3 (1.72%) DataPower
10 3 (1.72%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.72%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.15%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.56%) Unix
2 19 (10.92%) Linux
3 15 (8.62%) Android
4 12 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.72%) Windows
6 2 (1.15%) Solaris
7 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.57%) HPUX
7 1 (0.57%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (58.05%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (56.32%) OO
3 67 (38.51%) MVC
4 62 (35.63%) TDD
5 50 (28.74%) Scrum
6 49 (28.16%) SOA
6 49 (28.16%) UML
7 39 (22.41%) Open Source
8 37 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (20.69%) Microservices
10 33 (18.97%) Data Modelling
10 33 (18.97%) OOD
11 29 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
12 23 (13.22%) Pair Programming
12 23 (13.22%) Push Notifications
13 20 (11.49%) Domain-Driven Design
14 19 (10.92%) Physical Data Model
15 18 (10.34%) BDD
16 15 (8.62%) Android Development
17 14 (8.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 126 (72.41%) Java
2 67 (38.51%) SQL
3 66 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 23 (13.22%) Shell Script
5 20 (11.49%) PL/SQL
6 16 (9.20%) C++
7 12 (6.90%) Apple Swift
8 10 (5.75%) Python
9 9 (5.17%) Objective-C
10 6 (3.45%) C#
11 5 (2.87%) ECMAScript
11 5 (2.87%) ES6
11 5 (2.87%) VB
12 4 (2.30%) C
12 4 (2.30%) Perl
13 3 (1.72%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.72%) PHP
13 3 (1.72%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.57%) Scala
14 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (8.05%) OCPJP
2 12 (6.90%) Degree
3 9 (5.17%) Sun Certification
4 8 (4.60%) ISEB
4 8 (4.60%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.30%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) OCMJD
7 1 (0.57%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.49%) EMIR
1 20 (11.49%) MiFID
2 19 (10.92%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (2.30%) SLA
4 3 (1.72%) WCAG
5 2 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.15%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.15%) QA
6 1 (0.57%) ISO 15022
6 1 (0.57%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (5.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 39 (22.41%) Oracle
2 20 (11.49%) Perforce
3 13 (7.47%) IBM
3 13 (7.47%) Sybase
4 12 (6.90%) Google
5 8 (4.60%) Atlassian
6 7 (4.02%) Sun
7 4 (2.30%) Adobe
7 4 (2.30%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.72%) BEA
8 3 (1.72%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.72%) Kony
9 2 (1.15%) OpenText
9 2 (1.15%) Reuters
9 2 (1.15%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.57%) Apple
10 1 (0.57%) eSpeed
10 1 (0.57%) McAfee
10 1 (0.57%) Motorola
10 1 (0.57%) OpenLink
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