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 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 Design (OOD)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 300 381 342
Rank change year-on-year +81 -39  
Contract jobs citing OOD 300 256 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.62% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 159 199
Median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.55% +5.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +8.06% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Median hourly rate £37.00 £42.35 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.63% +17.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.55 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £46.20 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -0.62% +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 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%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 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 +2 117 £490 +3.15% 52
South East +76 89 £453 +50.83% 15
East of England +25 30 £288 -30.30% 8
North West +37 21 £325 -25.71% 17
Yorkshire +27 18 £413 +6.45% 11
South West -22 14 £375 -6.25% 8
East Midlands -2 5 £425 - 7
West Midlands +17 4 £356 - 3
North East - 3 £390 - 1
OOD
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 480 (85.87%) OO
2 278 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (45.08%) Java
4 225 (40.25%) JavaScript
5 206 (36.85%) SQL
6 179 (32.02%) XML
7 175 (31.31%) Web Services
8 165 (29.52%) HTML
9 153 (27.37%) Finance
10 143 (25.58%) C#
11 136 (24.33%) Scrum
12 132 (23.61%) Oracle
13 126 (22.54%) .NET
13 126 (22.54%) TDD
14 122 (21.82%) MVC
15 121 (21.65%) RESTful
16 114 (20.39%) CSS
17 112 (20.04%) Relational Database
18 104 (18.60%) SDLC
19 102 (18.25%) JSON
20 101 (18.07%) Linux
21 96 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
22 89 (15.92%) Jenkins
23 88 (15.74%) jQuery
24 86 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
25 85 (15.21%) Git (software)
26 82 (14.67%) Python
26 82 (14.67%) SQL Server
27 80 (14.31%) Unix
28 77 (13.77%) Spring

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 43 (7.69%) Apache
2 30 (5.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 26 (4.65%) Confluence
4 25 (4.47%) Apache Solr
5 13 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.15%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.25%) CMS
9 6 (1.07%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.07%) Mule
10 5 (0.89%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.89%) DataSynapse
10 5 (0.89%) JBoss
10 5 (0.89%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.89%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.72%) Jetty
11 4 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.54%) Drupal
12 3 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.43%) Endur
3 6 (1.07%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.36%) Magento
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.18%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.37%) GitHub
3 25 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.61%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.61%) SaaS
6 8 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.54%) PaaS
9 2 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.36%) Google Checkout
9 2 (0.36%) Office 365
9 2 (0.36%) Route 53
9 2 (0.36%) Yammer
10 1 (0.18%) Google Play
10 1 (0.18%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.97%) Internet
2 9 (1.61%) LDAP
3 7 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.72%) HTTP
5 3 (0.54%) FTP
6 2 (0.36%) SAN
6 2 (0.36%) SSL
7 1 (0.18%) DLNA
7 1 (0.18%) DNS
7 1 (0.18%) NAS
7 1 (0.18%) Network Security
7 1 (0.18%) UPnP
7 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (20.04%) Relational Database
2 82 (14.67%) SQL Server
3 50 (8.94%) NoSQL
3 50 (8.94%) Oracle Database
4 42 (7.51%) MongoDB
5 25 (4.47%) MySQL
6 21 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (3.22%) DB2
8 17 (3.04%) Big Data
8 17 (3.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 17 (3.04%) Oracle Database 12c
8 17 (3.04%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.97%) KDB
10 9 (1.61%) Endeca
10 9 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (1.61%) Tick Data
11 8 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.43%) Power BI
12 7 (1.25%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 89 (15.92%) Jenkins
2 85 (15.21%) Git (software)
3 62 (11.09%) Subversion
4 57 (10.20%) JUnit
5 44 (7.87%) JIRA
6 43 (7.69%) NUnit
7 39 (6.98%) Maven
8 38 (6.80%) Ant
9 35 (6.26%) Visual Studio
10 34 (6.08%) Gradle
11 25 (4.47%) Moq
12 24 (4.29%) Cucumber
13 20 (3.58%) Xcode
14 14 (2.50%) Calabash
15 13 (2.33%) Android Studio
15 13 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (2.33%) TeamCity
16 12 (2.15%) Bitbucket
16 12 (2.15%) Selenium
17 11 (1.97%) Eclipse
General
1 153 (27.37%) Finance
2 50 (8.94%) Banking
3 44 (7.87%) Front Office
4 28 (5.01%) Investment Banking
5 27 (4.83%) Retail
6 22 (3.94%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.68%) Marketing
7 15 (2.68%) Telecoms
8 14 (2.50%) Automotive
8 14 (2.50%) Back Office
9 12 (2.15%) Electronics
10 3 (0.54%) Games
10 3 (0.54%) Publishing
11 2 (0.36%) Advertising
11 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.36%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 408 (72.99%) Developer
2 118 (21.11%) Java Developer
3 77 (13.77%) .NET Developer
4 66 (11.81%) Analyst
5 63 (11.27%) Systems Analyst
6 62 (11.09%) C# Developer
7 47 (8.41%) Oracle Analyst
8 42 (7.51%) Senior Developer
9 41 (7.33%) Insurance Systems Analyst
10 40 (7.16%) JavaScript Developer
11 36 (6.44%) C# .NET Developer
11 36 (6.44%) Pensions Analyst
12 28 (5.01%) Architect
13 26 (4.65%) Android Developer
14 25 (4.47%) C++ Developer
14 25 (4.47%) Node.js Developer
15 24 (4.29%) Software Engineer
16 23 (4.11%) Agile Developer
17 21 (3.76%) iOS Developer
18 19 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (32.02%) XML
2 175 (31.31%) Web Services
3 165 (29.52%) HTML
4 126 (22.54%) .NET
5 121 (21.65%) RESTful
6 114 (20.39%) CSS
7 102 (18.25%) JSON
8 88 (15.74%) jQuery
9 77 (13.77%) AngularJS
9 77 (13.77%) Spring
10 76 (13.60%) REST
11 71 (12.70%) ASP.NET
12 61 (10.91%) SOAP
13 53 (9.48%) Node.js
14 52 (9.30%) .NET Framework
14 52 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 43 (7.69%) Ajax
16 38 (6.80%) HTML5
17 34 (6.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 32 (5.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 86 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (11.45%) Data Structures
3 56 (10.02%) Algorithms
4 48 (8.59%) User Experience
5 38 (6.80%) Mobile App
6 30 (5.37%) Computer Science
7 25 (4.47%) Equities
8 24 (4.29%) Animation
9 22 (3.94%) Derivative
10 14 (2.50%) Fintech
10 14 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (2.15%) iPad
13 11 (1.97%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (1.79%) iPhone
14 10 (1.79%) N-Tier
15 8 (1.43%) Fixed Income
16 6 (1.07%) NHS
16 6 (1.07%) Reference Data
16 6 (1.07%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 101 (18.07%) Linux
2 80 (14.31%) Unix
3 43 (7.69%) Windows
4 35 (6.26%) Android
5 27 (4.83%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.36%) CentOS
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.18%) AIX
8 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (85.87%) OO
2 278 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (24.33%) Scrum
4 126 (22.54%) TDD
5 122 (21.82%) MVC
6 104 (18.60%) SDLC
7 96 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (12.52%) Software Engineering
9 63 (11.27%) Data Analysis
10 59 (10.55%) BDD
11 58 (10.38%) DevOps
12 56 (10.02%) Multithreading
12 56 (10.02%) Unit Testing
13 53 (9.48%) Open Source
14 52 (9.30%) Pair Programming
15 45 (8.05%) OOA/OOD
16 42 (7.51%) Business Analysis
17 40 (7.16%) OOP
17 40 (7.16%) SOA
18 37 (6.62%) UML
Programming Languages
1 252 (45.08%) Java
2 225 (40.25%) JavaScript
3 206 (36.85%) SQL
4 143 (25.58%) C#
5 82 (14.67%) Python
6 70 (12.52%) C++
7 27 (4.83%) Ruby
8 24 (4.29%) Clojure
9 22 (3.94%) Perl
10 20 (3.58%) Apple Swift
10 20 (3.58%) F#
10 20 (3.58%) Go
10 20 (3.58%) Objective-C
10 20 (3.58%) PHP
10 20 (3.58%) Rust
11 19 (3.40%) T-SQL
12 18 (3.22%) C
13 12 (2.15%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.97%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 54 (9.66%) Degree
2 18 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (0.89%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.54%) OCMJD
7 3 (0.54%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (0.36%) MCAD
8 2 (0.36%) MCSD
8 2 (0.36%) MCTS
9 1 (0.18%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.18%) ISEB
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.18%) OSCP
9 1 (0.18%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.90%) QA
2 8 (1.43%) MiFID
3 3 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.54%) EMIR
3 3 (0.54%) WCAG
4 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.18%) PMO
4 1 (0.18%) SDET
4 1 (0.18%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 15 (2.68%) Docker
2 3 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (6.26%) Puppet
2 32 (5.72%) Ansible
3 30 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.43%) SCOM
5 3 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.36%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (0.36%) Kibana
Vendors
1 132 (23.61%) Oracle
2 50 (8.94%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.55%) Adobe
4 20 (3.58%) Sybase
5 14 (2.50%) SAP
6 8 (1.43%) hybris
6 8 (1.43%) OpenLink
7 7 (1.25%) ATG
7 7 (1.25%) DevExpress
7 7 (1.25%) IBM
7 7 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.07%) Demandware
8 6 (1.07%) Google
8 6 (1.07%) Omniture
9 5 (0.89%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.89%) Perforce
9 5 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.89%) Zend
10 4 (0.72%) Splunk
11 3 (0.54%) TIBCO
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