Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 478 522 577
Rank change year-on-year +44 +55 -47
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 158 97 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 70 36
London median daily rate £525 £500 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.10% -0.79%
10th Percentile £363 £362 £307
90th Percentile £575 £588 £544
England median daily rate £516 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +14.72% +9.76% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40964 38955 39069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.95% 86.20% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29788 27920 27910
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 408 469
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.77 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +8.83% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.32 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.45 £50.04 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

OOA/OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for OOA/OOD in London

OOA/OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOA/OOD in London

OOA/OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOA/OOD in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOA/OOD in London

OOA/OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOA/OOD in London

OOA/OOD
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 23 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
South London -7 27 £550 -1.79%
Central London +1 15 £525 +2.44% 2
East London -5 6 £490 -
West London - 1 £493 - 1
OOA/OOD
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for OOA/OOD.

1 142 (89.87%) OO
2 132 (83.54%) Java
3 120 (75.95%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (53.16%) Hibernate
5 75 (47.47%) Relational Database
6 67 (42.41%) REST
6 67 (42.41%) JUnit
6 67 (42.41%) Confluence
7 66 (41.77%) JIRA
8 65 (41.14%) Maven
9 64 (40.51%) Java EE
10 63 (39.87%) RESTful
11 61 (38.61%) Mockito
12 60 (37.97%) Microservices
12 60 (37.97%) JMS
13 59 (37.34%) Unix
14 57 (36.08%) Git (software)
15 55 (34.81%) Domain-Driven Design
15 55 (34.81%) JAX-RS
16 54 (34.18%) Test Automation
16 54 (34.18%) RDBMS
17 53 (33.54%) Dependency Injection
17 53 (33.54%) Checkstyle
17 53 (33.54%) JPQL
17 53 (33.54%) SonarQube
17 53 (33.54%) Lambda Expressions
17 53 (33.54%) Linux Command Line
18 52 (32.91%) WireMock
18 52 (32.91%) WildFly
18 52 (32.91%) Liquibase

OOA/OOD
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 67 (42.41%) Confluence
2 52 (32.91%) WildFly
3 21 (13.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (5.06%) JBoss
5 5 (3.16%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.53%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.27%) Apache
7 2 (1.27%) CMS
7 2 (1.27%) Drupal
7 2 (1.27%) eZ Publish
7 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.27%) WordPress
8 1 (0.63%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.63%) Liferay
8 1 (0.63%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.63%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.27%) Endur
2 2 (1.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (0.63%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.49%) LDAP
2 6 (3.80%) HTTP
3 5 (3.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (47.47%) Relational Database
2 54 (34.18%) RDBMS
3 27 (17.09%) SQL Server
4 12 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (6.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (6.96%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (6.33%) Oracle Database
7 9 (5.70%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.43%) Big Data
8 7 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (4.43%) DB2
9 6 (3.80%) MarkLogic
9 6 (3.80%) MySQL
10 4 (2.53%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.53%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.53%) HBase
10 4 (2.53%) Sqoop
11 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 67 (42.41%) JUnit
2 66 (41.77%) JIRA
3 65 (41.14%) Maven
4 61 (38.61%) Mockito
5 57 (36.08%) Git (software)
6 53 (33.54%) Checkstyle
6 53 (33.54%) SonarQube
7 52 (32.91%) Liquibase
7 52 (32.91%) Vagrant
8 10 (6.33%) Ant
9 9 (5.70%) Jenkins
10 7 (4.43%) Selenium
11 6 (3.80%) jMock
12 5 (3.16%) SoapUI
12 5 (3.16%) Subversion
13 4 (2.53%) Gradle
13 4 (2.53%) Hudson
14 3 (1.90%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.90%) Eclipse
15 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (20.25%) Finance
2 16 (10.13%) Banking
3 13 (8.23%) Marketing
4 11 (6.96%) Retail
5 9 (5.70%) Advertising
6 8 (5.06%) Automotive
7 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 125 (79.11%) Developer
2 92 (58.23%) Java Developer
3 23 (14.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 22 (13.92%) Architect
5 12 (7.59%) Lead Developer
5 12 (7.59%) Senior Developer
6 11 (6.96%) WPF Developer
7 10 (6.33%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.70%) Java Architect
8 9 (5.70%) Software Architect
9 8 (5.06%) Lead Java Developer
10 7 (4.43%) C# WPF Developer
10 7 (4.43%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.16%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.16%) J2EE Architect
11 5 (3.16%) Java/J2EE Architect
12 4 (2.53%) Hadoop Developer
12 4 (2.53%) Java Team Leader
12 4 (2.53%) Team Leader
12 4 (2.53%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (53.16%) Hibernate
2 67 (42.41%) REST
3 64 (40.51%) Java EE
4 63 (39.87%) RESTful
5 60 (37.97%) JMS
6 55 (34.81%) JAX-RS
7 53 (33.54%) Lambda Expressions
8 52 (32.91%) Drools
8 52 (32.91%) WireMock
9 47 (29.75%) Spring
10 43 (27.22%) XML
11 37 (23.42%) J2EE
12 33 (20.89%) Web Services
13 26 (16.46%) .NET
13 26 (16.46%) SOAP
14 20 (12.66%) HTML
15 19 (12.03%) Spring MVC
16 17 (10.76%) WCF
17 11 (6.96%) JSON
17 11 (6.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (33.54%) Linux Command Line
2 17 (10.76%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.80%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.16%) Online Banking
6 5 (3.16%) User Experience
7 3 (1.90%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) Derivative
9 1 (0.63%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.63%) iPad
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (37.34%) Unix
2 52 (32.91%) VMS
3 3 (1.90%) Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (89.87%) OO
2 120 (75.95%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (37.97%) Microservices
4 55 (34.81%) Domain-Driven Design
5 54 (34.18%) Test Automation
6 53 (33.54%) Dependency Injection
7 52 (32.91%) CQRS
8 49 (31.01%) TDD
9 48 (30.38%) SOA
10 25 (15.82%) Scrum
11 24 (15.19%) MVC
12 20 (12.66%) Software Architecture
13 17 (10.76%) Multithreading
13 17 (10.76%) Waterfall
14 15 (9.49%) Data Modelling
15 14 (8.86%) Integration Testing
15 14 (8.86%) Physical Data Model
15 14 (8.86%) TOGAF
15 14 (8.86%) UML
16 13 (8.23%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 132 (83.54%) Java
2 53 (33.54%) JPQL
3 45 (28.48%) SQL
4 36 (22.78%) JavaScript
5 25 (15.82%) C#
6 20 (12.66%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.16%) Python
7 5 (3.16%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.53%) HiveQL
8 4 (2.53%) VB
9 3 (1.90%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.90%) C++
9 3 (1.90%) XPath
10 2 (1.27%) Perl
10 2 (1.27%) PHP
10 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.27%) U-SQL
10 2 (1.27%) VBA
11 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.82%) SC Cleared
3 21 (13.29%) Degree
4 10 (6.33%) ISEB
4 10 (6.33%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.63%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) Dodd-Frank
1 4 (2.53%) EMIR
1 4 (2.53%) MiFID
2 2 (1.27%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (10.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.53%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) Oozie
2 3 (1.90%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.63%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 25 (15.82%) Oracle
2 18 (11.39%) Sybase
3 14 (8.86%) IBM
4 13 (8.23%) Atlassian
5 10 (6.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.06%) Apigee
7 4 (2.53%) Perforce
8 3 (1.90%) Calypso
8 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.90%) Sun
8 3 (1.90%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.27%) Adobe
9 2 (1.27%) BEA
9 2 (1.27%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.27%) OpenLink
10 1 (0.63%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.63%) Apple
10 1 (0.63%) CA
10 1 (0.63%) Perfecto Mobile
10 1 (0.63%) Splunk