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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hierarchical Object-Oriented Design (HOOD)
UK
Rank 582 634 613
Rank change year-on-year +52 -21  
Contract jobs citing HOOD 11 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.019% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.023% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 11
Median daily rate £300 £424 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.20% +28.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £370 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £370 £506
% change year-on-year -12.16% -26.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +12.00% -  

HOOD 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37646 44098 42190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.88% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24821 28901 26121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1212
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +34.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

HOOD
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing HOOD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HOOD in the UK

HOOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 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
England +31 11 £300 -29.20%
North West +28 6 - -
Lancashire +20 6 - -
Preston -1 4 - -
South East - 3 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £300 -
Aylesbury - 2 £300 -
London +31 1 £185 -62.05%
South West - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £500 -

HOOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
3 10 (27.78%) Integration Testing
3 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 9 (25.00%) Degree
4 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (25.00%) PaaS
4 9 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (25.00%) IaaS
5 8 (22.22%) Web Application Development
5 8 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
5 8 (22.22%) Software Architecture
5 8 (22.22%) SDLC
5 8 (22.22%) DKIM
5 8 (22.22%) DMARC
5 8 (22.22%) SMTP
5 8 (22.22%) CMS
5 8 (22.22%) Scrum
5 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 8 (22.22%) HTML
5 8 (22.22%) .NET
5 8 (22.22%) CSS
5 8 (22.22%) Ada
5 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (22.22%) Avionics
6 7 (19.44%) C
6 7 (19.44%) Perl
6 7 (19.44%) Finance

HOOD
Top Related 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 8 (22.22%) CMS
2 3 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.56%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.78%) Confluence
4 1 (2.78%) SAS
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) IaaS
1 9 (25.00%) PaaS
2 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) DKIM
1 8 (22.22%) DMARC
1 8 (22.22%) SMTP
2 7 (19.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (13.89%) VectorCAST
4 2 (5.56%) ClearCase
4 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.78%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (22.22%) Avionics
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
3 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
4 4 (11.11%) Marketing
5 3 (8.33%) Aerospace
5 3 (8.33%) Military
6 2 (5.56%) Electronics
6 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) AWS Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Ada Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Angular Developer
5 2 (5.56%) DOORS Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
1 8 (22.22%) CSS
1 8 (22.22%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
2 5 (13.89%) jQuery
3 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (8.33%) CSS3
4 3 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.78%) J2EE
6 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.78%) React
6 1 (2.78%) REST
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) Spring
6 1 (2.78%) Struts
6 1 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.33%) iPhone
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.56%) iPad
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Android
3 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Integration Testing
2 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
3 8 (22.22%) Scrum
3 8 (22.22%) SDLC
3 8 (22.22%) Software Architecture
3 8 (22.22%) Web Application Development
4 6 (16.67%) MVC
4 6 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
5 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
5 5 (13.89%) UML
5 5 (13.89%) Web Development
6 4 (11.11%) Hazard Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) API Development
7 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Ada
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) C
3 7 (19.44%) Perl
4 6 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) HND
4 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe
3 2 (5.56%) Google
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) ATG
4 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.78%) Mercator
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com