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 30 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.

Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 473 557 548
Rank change year-on-year +84 -9  
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 103 67 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 50 43
Median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £375 £346
% change year-on-year +13.00% +8.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.89% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £38.50 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.50 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -3.89% +2.66%  

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 34952 41419 38984
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.24% 82.90% 79.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23201 27556 24587
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 989 1142
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +54 54 £450 -8.16% 11
East of England +18 19 £275 - 1
South West +1 12 £396 +2.25%
North West +36 7 £368 -20.54% 7
Yorkshire +22 4 £513 +34.95%
South East +11 4 £419 +17.95% 6
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
OOA/OOD
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 135 (73.77%) Java
2 125 (68.31%) OO
3 113 (61.75%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (48.63%) XML
5 85 (46.45%) Spring
6 77 (42.08%) SQL
7 73 (39.89%) TDD
7 73 (39.89%) Jenkins
8 64 (34.97%) JSON
9 62 (33.88%) Oracle
9 62 (33.88%) JavaScript
9 62 (33.88%) UML
9 62 (33.88%) SOA
10 58 (31.69%) MVC
11 56 (30.60%) JUnit
12 55 (30.05%) HTML
13 54 (29.51%) Scrum
14 45 (24.59%) OOD
15 44 (24.04%) Hibernate
16 43 (23.50%) Enterprise Architecture
17 42 (22.95%) Unix
17 42 (22.95%) J2EE
17 42 (22.95%) RESTful
18 40 (21.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 40 (21.86%) Maven
19 36 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
19 36 (19.67%) Gradle
20 35 (19.13%) Git (software)
20 35 (19.13%) Data Modelling
21 33 (18.03%) SOAP

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 40 (21.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (8.74%) WebLogic
3 13 (7.10%) WebLogic Portal
4 12 (6.56%) Oracle Workflow
5 9 (4.92%) Apache
6 8 (4.37%) Confluence
6 8 (4.37%) Liferay
6 8 (4.37%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.28%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.73%) GlassFish
8 5 (2.73%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (2.19%) JBoss
10 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.64%) WebLogic Integration
10 3 (1.64%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.09%) Jetty
11 2 (1.09%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.37%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.55%) BondVision
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.39%) GitHub
2 12 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.73%) SaaS
5 4 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.64%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.64%) PaaS
7 2 (1.09%) Office 365
7 2 (1.09%) Yammer
8 1 (0.55%) Heroku
8 1 (0.55%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) LDAP
2 4 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.64%) HTTP
3 3 (1.64%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) FlexRay
4 1 (0.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.55%) Network Security
4 1 (0.55%) Skype
4 1 (0.55%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.85%) Relational Database
2 24 (13.11%) DB2
3 17 (9.29%) Oracle Database
4 14 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.46%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (4.92%) SQL Server
7 8 (4.37%) MySQL
8 5 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.73%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.64%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.09%) QlikView
11 1 (0.55%) DataStax
11 1 (0.55%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.55%) KDB
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 73 (39.89%) Jenkins
2 56 (30.60%) JUnit
3 40 (21.86%) Maven
4 36 (19.67%) Gradle
5 35 (19.13%) Git (software)
6 30 (16.39%) Ant
7 22 (12.02%) Cucumber
7 22 (12.02%) Selenium
7 22 (12.02%) Subversion
8 21 (11.48%) Hudson
9 19 (10.38%) JIRA
10 14 (7.65%) Calabash
11 10 (5.46%) JBehave
11 10 (5.46%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (5.46%) Xcode
12 9 (4.92%) Concordion
13 8 (4.37%) jMock
13 8 (4.37%) RSpec
13 8 (4.37%) WebDriver
14 6 (3.28%) Grunt
General
1 32 (17.49%) Finance
2 26 (14.21%) Banking
3 10 (5.46%) Automotive
4 8 (4.37%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.83%) Games
6 6 (3.28%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.73%) Legal
8 4 (2.19%) Advertising
8 4 (2.19%) Retail
9 3 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.09%) Law
10 2 (1.09%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.55%) Back Office
11 1 (0.55%) Front Office
11 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (63.93%) Developer
2 66 (36.07%) Java Developer
3 36 (19.67%) Architect
4 32 (17.49%) Senior Developer
5 24 (13.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (8.20%) Android Developer
6 15 (8.20%) Java Architect
7 14 (7.65%) Analyst
7 14 (7.65%) Oracle Developer
8 12 (6.56%) iOS Developer
8 12 (6.56%) Software Architect
9 11 (6.01%) Agile Developer
9 11 (6.01%) Agile Java Developer
9 11 (6.01%) Business Analyst
9 11 (6.01%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.83%) Core Java Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Senior Agile Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (48.63%) XML
2 85 (46.45%) Spring
3 64 (34.97%) JSON
4 55 (30.05%) HTML
5 44 (24.04%) Hibernate
6 42 (22.95%) J2EE
6 42 (22.95%) RESTful
7 33 (18.03%) AngularJS
7 33 (18.03%) SOAP
8 30 (16.39%) CSS
9 25 (13.66%) Java EE
10 24 (13.11%) Core Animation
10 24 (13.11%) Core Data
11 23 (12.57%) Spring MVC
11 23 (12.57%) Web Services
12 18 (9.84%) EJB
13 15 (8.20%) Android SDK
14 14 (7.65%) REST
14 14 (7.65%) Struts
14 14 (7.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.85%) Mobile App
2 28 (15.30%) Computer Science
3 24 (13.11%) Animation
4 12 (6.56%) User Experience
5 10 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.46%) iPhone
6 7 (3.83%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.83%) Derivative
6 7 (3.83%) Virtual Team
7 6 (3.28%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.73%) OTC Derivatives
9 4 (2.19%) Cloud Native
9 4 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.64%) Clustering
10 3 (1.64%) DataPower
10 3 (1.64%) Fintech
10 3 (1.64%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.64%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (22.95%) Unix
2 18 (9.84%) Linux
3 16 (8.74%) Android
4 13 (7.10%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.28%) Windows
6 1 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.55%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (68.31%) OO
2 113 (61.75%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (39.89%) TDD
4 62 (33.88%) SOA
4 62 (33.88%) UML
5 58 (31.69%) MVC
6 54 (29.51%) Scrum
7 45 (24.59%) OOD
8 43 (23.50%) Enterprise Architecture
9 36 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (19.13%) Data Modelling
11 30 (16.39%) Open Source
12 28 (15.30%) Microservices
13 25 (13.66%) Physical Data Model
14 24 (13.11%) Pair Programming
14 24 (13.11%) Push Notifications
14 24 (13.11%) Software Architecture
15 22 (12.02%) Logical Data Model
16 21 (11.48%) Domain-Driven Design
17 18 (9.84%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 135 (73.77%) Java
2 77 (42.08%) SQL
3 62 (33.88%) JavaScript
4 32 (17.49%) PL/SQL
5 23 (12.57%) Shell Script
6 21 (11.48%) C++
7 12 (6.56%) ActionScript
7 12 (6.56%) Apple Swift
8 11 (6.01%) Python
9 10 (5.46%) Objective-C
10 7 (3.83%) C
10 7 (3.83%) PHP
11 6 (3.28%) Ruby
12 5 (2.73%) C#
12 5 (2.73%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.19%) Scala
13 4 (2.19%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.64%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.64%) Perl
14 3 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (9.84%) Sun Certification
2 14 (7.65%) Degree
3 13 (7.10%) ISEB
4 12 (6.56%) ISTQB
5 8 (4.37%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.83%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.28%) OCPJP
7 6 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.64%) OCMJD
8 3 (1.64%) OCPJWCD
9 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.93%) EMIR
1 20 (10.93%) MiFID
2 19 (10.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (3.83%) SLA
4 3 (1.64%) SDET
4 3 (1.64%) WCAG
5 2 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.09%) QA
6 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.55%) ISO15022
6 1 (0.55%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.55%) P3O
System Software
1 18 (9.84%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 62 (33.88%) Oracle
2 21 (11.48%) Perforce
3 19 (10.38%) Sybase
4 13 (7.10%) Adobe
4 13 (7.10%) IBM
5 10 (5.46%) BEA
6 7 (3.83%) Atlassian
7 6 (3.28%) Sun
8 4 (2.19%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.19%) Google
9 3 (1.64%) Casewise
9 3 (1.64%) Kony
9 3 (1.64%) Reuters
10 2 (1.09%) Infor
10 2 (1.09%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.09%) SAP
10 2 (1.09%) Tableau
10 2 (1.09%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.55%) Motorola
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