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 3 months to 28 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)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 393 409
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16  
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 30 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 20
Median daily rate £456 £500 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £358 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £600 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +89.09% -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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17998 18524 18927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.68% 85.33% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50303 52350 47249
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 404 591
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £46.88 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
City of London -2 1 £525 +7.69% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £490 -
OOA/OOD
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for OOA/OOD.

1 71 (84.52%) Java
2 63 (75.00%) OO
3 55 (65.48%) Spring
4 54 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (53.57%) SQL
6 37 (44.05%) XML
7 34 (40.48%) Scrum
8 32 (38.10%) Unix
8 32 (38.10%) SOA
8 32 (38.10%) Jenkins
9 27 (32.14%) Banking
9 27 (32.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 26 (30.95%) TDD
10 26 (30.95%) Data Modelling
10 26 (30.95%) SOAP
10 26 (30.95%) Ant
10 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
10 26 (30.95%) J2EE
10 26 (30.95%) Oracle
11 24 (28.57%) Relational Database
12 23 (27.38%) JSON
13 22 (26.19%) Maven
13 22 (26.19%) Git (software)
13 22 (26.19%) Hibernate
13 22 (26.19%) Microservices
14 21 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 21 (25.00%) Shell Script
15 20 (23.81%) Perforce
15 20 (23.81%) DB2
15 20 (23.81%) Hudson

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 21 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (10.71%) WebLogic
3 8 (9.52%) Confluence
4 5 (5.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (4.76%) Liferay
6 3 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.38%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.38%) Jetty
8 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.19%) JBoss
8 1 (1.19%) MTS
8 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.19%) BondVision
2 1 (1.19%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) LDAP
2 2 (2.38%) Skype
2 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 20 (23.81%) DB2
3 10 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (11.90%) MySQL
4 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.57%) MarkLogic
7 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.38%) Big Data
7 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.19%) EDRMS
8 1 (1.19%) KDB
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 26 (30.95%) Ant
3 22 (26.19%) Git (software)
3 22 (26.19%) Maven
4 20 (23.81%) Gradle
4 20 (23.81%) Hudson
5 14 (16.67%) JUnit
6 13 (15.48%) Cucumber
6 13 (15.48%) JIRA
7 10 (11.90%) Selenium
8 9 (10.71%) Concordion
8 9 (10.71%) ERwin
8 9 (10.71%) JBehave
9 7 (8.33%) Subversion
10 5 (5.95%) SonarQube
11 4 (4.76%) Mockito
12 3 (3.57%) Bitbucket
13 2 (2.38%) GoCD
13 2 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (32.14%) Banking
2 16 (19.05%) Finance
3 7 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.95%) Advertising
4 5 (5.95%) Games
5 4 (4.76%) Legal
6 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.19%) Front Office
7 1 (1.19%) Law
7 1 (1.19%) Marketing
7 1 (1.19%) Retail
7 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (63.10%) Developer
2 40 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.86%) Architect
3 15 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 14 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Java Architect
6 7 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Software Architect
7 6 (7.14%) Core Java Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Java Applications Developer
8 5 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Agile Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (4.76%) DevOps Manager
9 4 (4.76%) Unix Developer
10 3 (3.57%) iOS Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Java Software Architect
10 3 (3.57%) Java Technical Architect
10 3 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (65.48%) Spring
2 37 (44.05%) XML
3 26 (30.95%) J2EE
3 26 (30.95%) SOAP
4 23 (27.38%) JSON
5 22 (26.19%) Hibernate
6 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
7 15 (17.86%) CSS
7 15 (17.86%) HTML
8 14 (16.67%) Spring MVC
9 12 (14.29%) Protocol Buffers
10 11 (13.10%) JMS
10 11 (13.10%) Node.js
10 11 (13.10%) Web Services
11 10 (11.90%) EJB
12 9 (10.71%) Java EE
12 9 (10.71%) REST
13 7 (8.33%) RESTful
14 6 (7.14%) JSTL
14 6 (7.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.95%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.95%) Derivative
3 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.76%) OTC Derivatives
4 4 (4.76%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.57%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.38%) Fintech
6 2 (2.38%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.38%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.19%) iPad
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.19%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.19%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.10%) Unix
2 12 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.19%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Solaris
4 1 (1.19%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (75.00%) OO
2 54 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (40.48%) Scrum
4 32 (38.10%) SOA
5 27 (32.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 26 (30.95%) Data Modelling
6 26 (30.95%) TDD
7 22 (26.19%) Microservices
8 19 (22.62%) MVC
8 19 (22.62%) Physical Data Model
9 17 (20.24%) Domain-Driven Design
9 17 (20.24%) UML
10 14 (16.67%) Open Source
11 13 (15.48%) Logical Data Model
12 12 (14.29%) Integration Testing
12 12 (14.29%) Test Automation
13 11 (13.10%) BDD
13 11 (13.10%) Refactoring
13 11 (13.10%) Software Architecture
13 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (84.52%) Java
2 45 (53.57%) SQL
3 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 21 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 13 (15.48%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.14%) C++
7 5 (5.95%) VB
8 3 (3.57%) ActionScript
8 3 (3.57%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.57%) Python
9 2 (2.38%) C#
10 1 (1.19%) C
10 1 (1.19%) Korn
10 1 (1.19%) Scala
10 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) OCPJP
2 8 (9.52%) Degree
3 7 (8.33%) ISEB
3 7 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.95%) Sun Certification
5 4 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.76%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.81%) EMIR
1 20 (23.81%) MiFID
2 19 (22.62%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (4.76%) SLA
4 1 (1.19%) ISO 15022
4 1 (1.19%) ISO 20022
4 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) Docker
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Oracle
2 20 (23.81%) Perforce
3 10 (11.90%) Sybase
4 8 (9.52%) Atlassian
4 8 (9.52%) IBM
5 4 (4.76%) Adobe
6 3 (3.57%) BEA
6 3 (3.57%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.38%) Reuters
7 2 (2.38%) Sun
8 1 (1.19%) Apple
8 1 (1.19%) Calypso
8 1 (1.19%) eSpeed
8 1 (1.19%) Google
8 1 (1.19%) MarketAxess
8 1 (1.19%) OpenLink
8 1 (1.19%) Pega
8 1 (1.19%) Tradeweb