Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for HOOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HOOD over the 6 months to 19 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.

Hierarchical Object-Oriented Design (HOOD)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 867 875
Rank change year-on-year +18 +8 -26
Contract jobs citing HOOD 26 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.028% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.033% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 11
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £351 £228 £306
90th Percentile £505 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £381 £350
% change year-on-year +21.97% +8.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
UK median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.00

HOOD 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85705 87976 93705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.91% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57093 58207 60721
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2335 2744
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.37 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.50% +2.59% +18.75%

HOOD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HOOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HOOD in the UK

HOOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HOOD in the UK

HOOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HOOD over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HOOD in the UK

HOOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HOOD in the UK

HOOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HOOD over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HOOD in the UK

HOOD
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HOOD within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England +17 24 £463 +8.82%
London -30 15 £463 +7.87%
UK excluding London +24 11 £465 +21.97%
North of England +63 6 £550 +83.33%
North West - 4 £550 -
Scotland - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
West Midlands +29 1 - -
Midlands +29 1 - -
South West +3 1 - -
East of England -15 1 £380 -11.88%

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HOOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for HOOD.

1 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
2 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Python
3 8 (30.77%) Java
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) C++
4 7 (26.92%) HTML
4 7 (26.92%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) Web Development
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (26.92%) Node.js
4 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
4 7 (26.92%) React
4 7 (26.92%) Front End Development
4 7 (26.92%) Redux
5 6 (23.08%) R
5 6 (23.08%) Statistical Modelling
5 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
5 6 (23.08%) Analytics
5 6 (23.08%) DevOps
5 6 (23.08%) Pandas
5 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (23.08%) Machine Learning
5 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
5 6 (23.08%) Degree
5 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 6 (23.08%) PhD
6 5 (19.23%) Big Data
7 3 (11.54%) Rational Statemate

HOOD
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (7.69%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
1 1 (3.85%) IPsec
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 5 (19.23%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (11.54%) Rational Statemate
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Avionics
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Angular Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Designer
5 2 (7.69%) DOORS Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) GIS Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
1 7 (26.92%) CSS
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
1 7 (26.92%) Node.js
1 7 (26.92%) React
1 7 (26.92%) Redux
2 6 (23.08%) Pandas
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) Qt
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) CentOS
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
2 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (26.92%) Front End Development
3 7 (26.92%) Web Development
4 6 (23.08%) Analytics
4 6 (23.08%) DevOps
4 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 6 (23.08%) Machine Learning
4 6 (23.08%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Data Management
6 2 (7.69%) User Stories
7 1 (3.85%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (3.85%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (3.85%) Content Development
7 1 (3.85%) Customer Insight
7 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Microservices
7 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
1 8 (30.77%) Python
2 7 (26.92%) C++
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) R
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Ada
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
1 6 (23.08%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) iptables
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat