The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 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)
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 285 303 284
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19  
Contract jobs citing OOD 132 129 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.59% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.70% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 102 127
Median daily rate £514 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.59% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +7.51% +2.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 17963 18514 19265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.65% 85.29% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12871 13532 13649
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 £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 162 262
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £44.00 £55.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in London

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in London

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in London

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 OOD within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London +1 29 £600 +33.33% 16
Chiswick - 1 £425 -
Mayfair - 1 £800 -
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for OOD.

1 241 (96.40%) OO
2 144 (57.60%) Java
3 132 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (36.80%) SQL
5 90 (36.00%) TDD
6 83 (33.20%) JavaScript
7 81 (32.40%) Scrum
8 68 (27.20%) Finance
9 59 (23.60%) AngularJS
10 57 (22.80%) HTML
11 56 (22.40%) Spring
12 55 (22.00%) BDD
13 54 (21.60%) Git (software)
14 52 (20.80%) XML
15 51 (20.40%) C#
16 50 (20.00%) .NET
17 49 (19.60%) CSS
18 48 (19.20%) Web Services
19 47 (18.80%) SDLC
20 46 (18.40%) Banking
20 46 (18.40%) Continuous Integration
21 45 (18.00%) Jenkins
22 44 (17.60%) HTML5
22 44 (17.60%) SQL Server
23 43 (17.20%) Test Automation
24 42 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
24 42 (16.80%) Linux
25 40 (16.00%) Software Engineering
25 40 (16.00%) Algorithms
26 39 (15.60%) Unix

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 22 (8.80%) Confluence
2 13 (5.20%) Apache
3 10 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.60%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.80%) Mule
6 6 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.00%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.00%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.60%) Apache Qpid
8 4 (1.60%) CMS
8 4 (1.60%) DataSynapse
8 4 (1.60%) JBoss
9 3 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.20%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.80%) DNN
10 2 (0.80%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.80%) IIS
10 2 (0.80%) Jetty
10 2 (0.80%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (3.60%) ION MarketView
2 6 (2.40%) Endur
2 6 (2.40%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.40%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.20%) GitHub
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.40%) Google Play
3 1 (0.40%) Route 53
3 1 (0.40%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.00%) Internet
2 3 (1.20%) FTP
3 2 (0.80%) SSL
4 1 (0.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 35 (14.00%) Relational Database
3 22 (8.80%) NoSQL
4 17 (6.80%) Hadoop
5 16 (6.40%) Big Data
5 16 (6.40%) MongoDB
6 14 (5.60%) DB2
6 14 (5.60%) Oracle Database
6 14 (5.60%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (4.00%) Apache Hive
8 10 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (4.00%) HBase
8 10 (4.00%) KDB
9 8 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.80%) MySQL
10 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (21.60%) Git (software)
2 45 (18.00%) Jenkins
3 30 (12.00%) JIRA
4 29 (11.60%) JUnit
5 27 (10.80%) Maven
6 26 (10.40%) Subversion
7 20 (8.00%) Cucumber
8 15 (6.00%) WebDriver
9 13 (5.20%) Eclipse
10 12 (4.80%) Mockito
10 12 (4.80%) Visual Studio
11 8 (3.20%) Ant
11 8 (3.20%) TeamCity
12 7 (2.80%) SpecFlow
13 6 (2.40%) Bitbucket
13 6 (2.40%) NUnit
13 6 (2.40%) Robot Framework
13 6 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.00%) Selenium
15 4 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 68 (27.20%) Finance
2 46 (18.40%) Banking
3 39 (15.60%) Front Office
4 27 (10.80%) Investment Banking
5 20 (8.00%) Back Office
6 10 (4.00%) Retail
7 4 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.80%) Games
8 2 (0.80%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 180 (72.00%) Developer
2 71 (28.40%) Java Developer
3 33 (13.20%) C# Developer
4 28 (11.20%) .NET Developer
4 28 (11.20%) Senior Developer
5 23 (9.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 21 (8.40%) Software Engineer
7 18 (7.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (6.80%) Architect
9 14 (5.60%) Full Stack Developer
10 13 (5.20%) Agile Developer
11 11 (4.40%) Developer in Test
11 11 (4.40%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 11 (4.40%) SQL Developer
11 11 (4.40%) WPF Developer
12 10 (4.00%) Analyst
12 10 (4.00%) C# WPF Developer
12 10 (4.00%) C++ Developer
12 10 (4.00%) Python Developer
12 10 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (23.60%) AngularJS
2 57 (22.80%) HTML
3 56 (22.40%) Spring
4 52 (20.80%) XML
5 50 (20.00%) .NET
6 49 (19.60%) CSS
7 48 (19.20%) Web Services
8 44 (17.60%) HTML5
9 35 (14.00%) Node.js
10 34 (13.60%) RESTful
11 32 (12.80%) jQuery
12 31 (12.40%) CSS3
13 28 (11.20%) JSON
14 21 (8.40%) JMS
14 21 (8.40%) React
14 21 (8.40%) REST
15 17 (6.80%) Gherkin
16 16 (6.40%) LESS
16 16 (6.40%) Sass
17 15 (6.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (16.00%) Algorithms
3 35 (14.00%) Data Structures
4 33 (13.20%) Computer Science
5 28 (11.20%) Derivative
6 21 (8.40%) Greenfield Project
7 20 (8.00%) Equities
8 17 (6.80%) Fixed Income
9 16 (6.40%) Fintech
10 15 (6.00%) Hedge funds
11 14 (5.60%) N-Tier
12 11 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
14 9 (3.60%) iPad
14 9 (3.60%) NHS
14 9 (3.60%) Video on Demand
15 8 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (3.20%) Reference Data
16 5 (2.00%) Credit Derivative
16 5 (2.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.80%) Linux
2 39 (15.60%) Unix
3 18 (7.20%) Windows
4 8 (3.20%) Android
4 8 (3.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Solaris
5 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (96.40%) OO
2 132 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (36.00%) TDD
4 81 (32.40%) Scrum
5 55 (22.00%) BDD
6 47 (18.80%) SDLC
7 46 (18.40%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (17.20%) Test Automation
9 40 (16.00%) Software Engineering
10 38 (15.20%) SOA
11 37 (14.80%) Kanban
12 33 (13.20%) Open Source
13 32 (12.80%) High Availability
14 28 (11.20%) Electronic Trading
14 28 (11.20%) OOP
15 24 (9.60%) Unit Testing
16 23 (9.20%) E-Commerce
17 22 (8.80%) Multithreading
18 21 (8.40%) Microservices
19 20 (8.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 144 (57.60%) Java
2 92 (36.80%) SQL
3 83 (33.20%) JavaScript
4 51 (20.40%) C#
5 32 (12.80%) Python
6 31 (12.40%) C++
7 16 (6.40%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.00%) Perl
9 9 (3.60%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.20%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.20%) Ruby
11 7 (2.80%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.40%) Assembly Language
12 6 (2.40%) Embedded C
13 5 (2.00%) C
14 4 (1.60%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.20%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.80%) F#
16 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (14.00%) Degree
2 9 (3.60%) Master's Degree
2 9 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.00%) MiFID
2 4 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) PMO
Systems Management
1 10 (4.00%) Oozie
2 3 (1.20%) Ansible
3 2 (0.80%) Puppet
3 2 (0.80%) SCOM
4 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (13.60%) Oracle
2 24 (9.60%) Sybase
3 16 (6.40%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.00%) IBM
5 9 (3.60%) ION Trading
6 8 (3.20%) Google
7 7 (2.80%) Demandware
8 6 (2.40%) Apple
8 6 (2.40%) ATG
8 6 (2.40%) hybris
8 6 (2.40%) Omniture
8 6 (2.40%) OpenLink
9 5 (2.00%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.60%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.20%) Adobe
11 3 (1.20%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.20%) Tableau
12 1 (0.40%) Pega
12 1 (0.40%) Tradeweb
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £650
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago