The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 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)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 411 329
Rank change year-on-year +61 -82  
Contract jobs citing OOD 244 224 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.46% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.55% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 160 222
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £320 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £49.62 £45.00
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 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 36004 40667 41211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23651 27315 26961
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 954 1137
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in England

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in England

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in England

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for OOD in England

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 OOD within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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 +11 132 £525 -4.54% 73
South East +43 41 £430 +32.30% 19
South West +4 19 £350 - 14
Yorkshire +12 14 £425 +6.25% 5
East of England +3 14 £265 -35.75% 14
North West +29 12 £425 +21.42% 11
East Midlands -5 6 £410 - 5
North East - 2 - -
West Midlands +21 1 - - 2
OOD
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for OOD.

1 484 (88.81%) OO
2 255 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (45.69%) Java
4 197 (36.15%) SQL
5 191 (35.05%) JavaScript
6 158 (28.99%) XML
7 155 (28.44%) Finance
8 148 (27.16%) TDD
9 146 (26.79%) HTML
10 144 (26.42%) Web Services
11 134 (24.59%) Scrum
12 123 (22.57%) Oracle
13 107 (19.63%) Relational Database
14 105 (19.27%) SDLC
15 104 (19.08%) CSS
16 102 (18.72%) Continuous Integration
17 100 (18.35%) C#
18 99 (18.17%) RESTful
19 98 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
20 96 (17.61%) .NET
21 94 (17.25%) AngularJS
22 87 (15.96%) Jenkins
22 87 (15.96%) Python
22 87 (15.96%) MVC
23 80 (14.68%) SQL Server
24 79 (14.50%) Data Analysis
24 79 (14.50%) Git (software)
25 74 (13.58%) Degree
25 74 (13.58%) C++
26 72 (13.21%) Linux

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 (4.40%) Confluence
2 20 (3.67%) Apache
3 14 (2.57%) Apache Spark
3 14 (2.57%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (1.65%) CMS
7 8 (1.47%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.28%) Mule
9 5 (0.92%) JBoss
10 4 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.73%) Apache Qpid
10 4 (0.73%) DataSynapse
10 4 (0.73%) Drupal
10 4 (0.73%) IIS
10 4 (0.73%) Jetty
11 3 (0.55%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.55%) nginx
11 3 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.65%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.10%) Endur
3 6 (1.10%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.37%) Magento
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.37%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.18%) Pega PRPC
5 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.32%) GitHub
2 17 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.73%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.55%) Route 53
7 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.37%) Google Checkout
8 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.18%) Google Play
8 1 (0.18%) SaaS
8 1 (0.18%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.83%) Internet
2 4 (0.73%) LDAP
3 3 (0.55%) FTP
3 3 (0.55%) HTTP
3 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.18%) DLNA
5 1 (0.18%) Intranet
5 1 (0.18%) Network Security
5 1 (0.18%) SAN
5 1 (0.18%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (19.63%) Relational Database
2 80 (14.68%) SQL Server
3 45 (8.26%) Oracle Database
4 34 (6.24%) NoSQL
5 27 (4.95%) MongoDB
6 22 (4.04%) Hadoop
6 22 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (3.85%) Big Data
8 17 (3.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 17 (3.12%) Oracle Database 12c
9 16 (2.94%) MySQL
10 15 (2.75%) DB2
11 14 (2.57%) RDBMS
12 13 (2.39%) Apache Hive
13 12 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (2.02%) HBase
14 11 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (1.83%) KDB
16 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 87 (15.96%) Jenkins
2 79 (14.50%) Git (software)
3 64 (11.74%) JUnit
4 42 (7.71%) Subversion
5 40 (7.34%) JIRA
5 40 (7.34%) Maven
6 29 (5.32%) Eclipse
7 26 (4.77%) Visual Studio
8 25 (4.59%) Cucumber
8 25 (4.59%) Xcode
9 22 (4.04%) Gradle
10 20 (3.67%) Android Studio
11 18 (3.30%) NUnit
12 16 (2.94%) Ant
13 15 (2.75%) Calabash
13 15 (2.75%) WebDriver
14 14 (2.57%) Mockito
15 10 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (1.83%) TeamCity
16 8 (1.47%) Bitbucket
General
1 155 (28.44%) Finance
2 49 (8.99%) Banking
3 40 (7.34%) Front Office
4 28 (5.14%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.67%) Back Office
5 20 (3.67%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.49%) Retail
7 12 (2.20%) Automotive
8 9 (1.65%) Electronics
8 9 (1.65%) Marketing
9 8 (1.47%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.55%) Games
12 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 368 (67.52%) Developer
2 111 (20.37%) Java Developer
3 82 (15.05%) Analyst
4 79 (14.50%) Systems Analyst
5 62 (11.38%) .NET Developer
6 58 (10.64%) C# Developer
7 52 (9.54%) Oracle Analyst
8 48 (8.81%) Senior Developer
9 43 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
10 41 (7.52%) Insurance Systems Analyst
10 41 (7.52%) Pensions Analyst
11 37 (6.79%) C# .NET Developer
12 36 (6.61%) Agile Developer
13 35 (6.42%) Software Engineer
14 32 (5.87%) Android Developer
15 28 (5.14%) Database Analyst
15 28 (5.14%) iOS Developer
16 27 (4.95%) Architect
17 24 (4.40%) C++ Developer
17 24 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (28.99%) XML
2 146 (26.79%) HTML
3 144 (26.42%) Web Services
4 104 (19.08%) CSS
5 99 (18.17%) RESTful
6 96 (17.61%) .NET
7 94 (17.25%) AngularJS
8 72 (13.21%) JSON
9 68 (12.48%) Spring
10 65 (11.93%) HTML5
11 58 (10.64%) jQuery
12 53 (9.72%) REST
13 47 (8.62%) ASP.NET
13 47 (8.62%) Node.js
14 45 (8.26%) CSS3
15 36 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC
16 33 (6.06%) Android SDK
17 28 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
18 27 (4.95%) SOAP
19 26 (4.77%) React
Miscellaneous
1 98 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (11.38%) Algorithms
3 45 (8.26%) Computer Science
3 45 (8.26%) Data Structures
4 40 (7.34%) Mobile App
4 40 (7.34%) User Experience
5 36 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (5.14%) Derivative
7 24 (4.40%) Animation
8 23 (4.22%) Equities
9 20 (3.67%) N-Tier
10 17 (3.12%) Fintech
10 17 (3.12%) Fixed Income
11 15 (2.75%) Hedge funds
12 12 (2.20%) iPhone
13 11 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (2.02%) iPad
14 10 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (1.65%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 72 (13.21%) Linux
2 69 (12.66%) Unix
3 46 (8.44%) Windows
4 41 (7.52%) Android
5 32 (5.87%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.37%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (88.81%) OO
2 255 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (27.16%) TDD
4 134 (24.59%) Scrum
5 105 (19.27%) SDLC
6 102 (18.72%) Continuous Integration
7 87 (15.96%) MVC
8 79 (14.50%) Data Analysis
9 70 (12.84%) Software Engineering
10 66 (12.11%) BDD
11 56 (10.28%) Unit Testing
12 52 (9.54%) Pair Programming
12 52 (9.54%) SOA
13 51 (9.36%) Test Automation
14 49 (8.99%) Open Source
15 45 (8.26%) Automated Trading
15 45 (8.26%) Business Analysis
16 42 (7.71%) DevOps
17 40 (7.34%) Microservices
18 39 (7.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 249 (45.69%) Java
2 197 (36.15%) SQL
3 191 (35.05%) JavaScript
4 100 (18.35%) C#
5 87 (15.96%) Python
6 74 (13.58%) C++
7 28 (5.14%) Objective-C
8 25 (4.59%) Apple Swift
9 24 (4.40%) C
9 24 (4.40%) T-SQL
10 16 (2.94%) Ruby
11 15 (2.75%) TypeScript
12 13 (2.39%) Embedded C++
12 13 (2.39%) PHP
13 12 (2.20%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.20%) Perl
14 11 (2.02%) F#
15 10 (1.83%) Clojure
15 10 (1.83%) Embedded C
15 10 (1.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (13.58%) Degree
2 21 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.65%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.55%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.18%) OSCP
7 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.18%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.20%) QA
2 11 (2.02%) MiFID
3 3 (0.55%) WCAG
4 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) PMO
4 1 (0.18%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 4 (0.73%) Docker
2 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.20%) Ansible
1 12 (2.20%) Oozie
2 11 (2.02%) Puppet
3 10 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.37%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (0.37%) SCOM
5 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.18%) Kibana
5 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 123 (22.57%) Oracle
2 37 (6.79%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.95%) Sybase
4 11 (2.02%) Google
5 10 (1.83%) IBM
6 9 (1.65%) ION Trading
7 8 (1.47%) Apple
7 8 (1.47%) hybris
8 7 (1.28%) Demandware
8 7 (1.28%) SAP
9 6 (1.10%) ATG
9 6 (1.10%) Omniture
9 6 (1.10%) OpenLink
10 5 (0.92%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.92%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.92%) Software AG
10 5 (0.92%) webMethods
11 4 (0.73%) Adobe
11 4 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.73%) TIBCO
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Canary Wharf and City
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