The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 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 Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 488 534 579
Rank change year-on-year +46 +45  
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 128 111 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 71 42
Median daily rate £433 £458 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.46% +22.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £366 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £41.50 £33.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.96% -15.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.75 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £38.75 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +50.90% -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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39590 44959 45378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.37% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25806 29818 29077
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1062 1087 1274
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

OOA/OOD
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OOA/OOD in the UK

OOA/OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOA/OOD in the UK

OOA/OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOA/OOD in the UK

OOA/OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOA/OOD in the UK

OOA/OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for OOA/OOD in the UK

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK 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
England +26 72 £425 -10.52% 41
Northern Ireland - 35 £433 - 2
London +3 29 £456 -6.41% 13
County Antrim - 23 £413 - 1
Belfast - 23 £413 -
Scotland +51 19 £425 -13.04% 4
Glasgow - 18 £525 - 4
South West +21 15 £450 +12.50% 12
Devon +5 13 £450 +12.50%
Exeter - 13 £450 -
East of England -8 11 £308 -46.52% 1
Essex -13 9 £265 - 1
North West +12 6 £425 -8.10% 3
Merseyside - 5 £425 -
South East +19 4 £406 -24.41% 7
Yorkshire - 4 £638 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £638 -
Liverpool - 4 £425 -
Leeds - 4 £638 -
West Midlands - 3 £388 - 2
Newport -7 2 £425 +5.59%
South Wales -14 2 £425 +6.25%
Wales -17 2 £425 +6.25%
Dorset - 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - - 1
Staffordshire - 2 - - 1
Norfolk - 2 £350 -
Norwich - 2 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £438 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £438 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for OOA/OOD.

1 162 (60.67%) Java
2 138 (51.69%) OO
3 123 (46.07%) Unix
4 116 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (37.45%) Spring
6 98 (36.70%) SQL
7 97 (36.33%) Finance
8 92 (34.46%) Jenkins
9 89 (33.33%) XML
10 88 (32.96%) Banking
11 76 (28.46%) Low Latency
12 74 (27.72%) C++
13 71 (26.59%) Linux
14 68 (25.47%) JavaScript
14 68 (25.47%) HTML
14 68 (25.47%) Relational Database
15 67 (25.09%) MVC
16 64 (23.97%) Scrum
17 63 (23.60%) TDD
17 63 (23.60%) Multithreading
18 58 (21.72%) JSON
18 58 (21.72%) JUnit
19 55 (20.60%) Maven
20 54 (20.22%) UML
21 53 (19.85%) OOP
22 52 (19.48%) FIX Protocol
22 52 (19.48%) Front Office
22 52 (19.48%) Market Making
23 51 (19.10%) SOA
24 47 (17.60%) SOAP

OOA/OOD
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 24 (8.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (4.87%) WebLogic
3 8 (3.00%) Confluence
3 8 (3.00%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.62%) Apache
5 6 (2.25%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (1.87%) GlassFish
6 5 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.87%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.50%) JBoss
7 4 (1.50%) Liferay
8 3 (1.12%) WebLogic Integration
8 3 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (0.75%) Jetty
10 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.37%) IIS
10 1 (0.37%) MTS
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.12%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.37%) BondVision
3 1 (0.37%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.61%) GitHub
2 22 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.87%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.75%) Heroku
6 2 (0.75%) SaaS
7 1 (0.37%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.37%) LDAP
2 3 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.75%) Internet
3 2 (0.75%) Skype
4 1 (0.37%) FlexRay
4 1 (0.37%) HTTP
4 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.37%) Intranet
4 1 (0.37%) Network Security
4 1 (0.37%) SMPP
4 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (25.47%) Relational Database
2 35 (13.11%) DB2
3 15 (5.62%) MySQL
4 11 (4.12%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.00%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.62%) SQL Server
8 6 (2.25%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.12%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.75%) KDB
11 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.37%) Big Data
12 1 (0.37%) DataStax
12 1 (0.37%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 92 (34.46%) Jenkins
2 58 (21.72%) JUnit
3 55 (20.60%) Maven
4 45 (16.85%) Gradle
5 41 (15.36%) Ant
6 36 (13.48%) Git (software)
7 31 (11.61%) Hudson
8 18 (6.74%) Cucumber
9 15 (5.62%) Selenium
10 14 (5.24%) Calabash
10 14 (5.24%) Subversion
11 13 (4.87%) ERwin
11 13 (4.87%) JIRA
12 11 (4.12%) JBehave
13 10 (3.75%) Concordion
13 10 (3.75%) SonarQube
14 9 (3.37%) Xcode
15 5 (1.87%) Android Studio
15 5 (1.87%) gulp
15 5 (1.87%) Mockito
General
1 97 (36.33%) Finance
2 88 (32.96%) Banking
3 52 (19.48%) Front Office
4 10 (3.75%) Automotive
4 10 (3.75%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.62%) Games
6 5 (1.87%) Advertising
6 5 (1.87%) Legal
7 4 (1.50%) Law
8 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.75%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.37%) Marketing
10 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.37%) Retail
10 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 204 (76.40%) Developer
2 106 (39.70%) Java Developer
3 52 (19.48%) C++ Developer
4 42 (15.73%) Senior Developer
5 28 (10.49%) Architect
6 26 (9.74%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 25 (9.36%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
7 25 (9.36%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 25 (9.36%) Senior Java Developer
8 17 (6.37%) Senior C++ Developer
9 15 (5.62%) Android Developer
10 12 (4.49%) iOS Developer
11 11 (4.12%) Analyst
12 10 (3.75%) Front Office C++ Developer
12 10 (3.75%) Front Office Developer
12 10 (3.75%) Java Architect
13 9 (3.37%) Business Analyst
13 9 (3.37%) Node.js Developer
13 9 (3.37%) Software Engineer
13 9 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (37.45%) Spring
2 89 (33.33%) XML
3 68 (25.47%) HTML
4 58 (21.72%) JSON
5 52 (19.48%) FIX Protocol
6 47 (17.60%) SOAP
7 42 (15.73%) J2EE
8 41 (15.36%) CSS
9 36 (13.48%) Hibernate
10 33 (12.36%) RESTful
11 28 (10.49%) Web Services
12 26 (9.74%) Struts
13 25 (9.36%) Spring MVC
14 23 (8.61%) Core Animation
14 23 (8.61%) Core Data
14 23 (8.61%) Protocol Buffers
15 22 (8.24%) AngularJS
16 16 (5.99%) Node.js
16 16 (5.99%) REST
16 16 (5.99%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.36%) Mobile App
2 23 (8.61%) Animation
3 21 (7.87%) Virtual Team
4 19 (7.12%) Computer Science
5 15 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (5.24%) Cloud Native
7 10 (3.75%) Equities
8 9 (3.37%) Algorithms
8 9 (3.37%) iPhone
9 8 (3.00%) Derivative
10 7 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (2.62%) User Experience
11 6 (2.25%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.87%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.50%) N-Tier
14 3 (1.12%) Clustering
14 3 (1.12%) Fintech
14 3 (1.12%) Fixed Income
14 3 (1.12%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 123 (46.07%) Unix
2 71 (26.59%) Linux
3 15 (5.62%) Android
4 12 (4.49%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.87%) Windows
6 2 (0.75%) Solaris
7 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.37%) HPUX
7 1 (0.37%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (51.69%) OO
2 116 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (28.46%) Low Latency
4 67 (25.09%) MVC
5 64 (23.97%) Scrum
6 63 (23.60%) Multithreading
6 63 (23.60%) TDD
7 54 (20.22%) UML
8 53 (19.85%) OOP
9 52 (19.48%) Market Making
10 51 (19.10%) SOA
11 41 (15.36%) Microservices
12 40 (14.98%) Open Source
13 39 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (14.61%) Enterprise Architecture
14 34 (12.73%) Data Modelling
15 33 (12.36%) OOD
16 29 (10.86%) Electronic Trading
17 25 (9.36%) Domain-Driven Design
18 23 (8.61%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 162 (60.67%) Java
2 98 (36.70%) SQL
3 74 (27.72%) C++
4 68 (25.47%) JavaScript
5 35 (13.11%) Shell Script
6 21 (7.87%) Perl
7 20 (7.49%) PL/SQL
8 12 (4.49%) Apple Swift
8 12 (4.49%) Python
9 11 (4.12%) C#
10 9 (3.37%) C
10 9 (3.37%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.87%) ECMAScript
11 5 (1.87%) ES6
11 5 (1.87%) PHP
11 5 (1.87%) VB
12 3 (1.12%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.12%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.12%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (8.61%) Degree
2 14 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (5.24%) OCPJP
3 9 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.37%) Sun Certification
4 8 (3.00%) ISEB
4 8 (3.00%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.62%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.50%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) OCMJD
7 1 (0.37%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.86%) EMIR
1 29 (10.86%) MiFID
2 28 (10.49%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (1.50%) SLA
4 3 (1.12%) WCAG
5 2 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.75%) QA
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 15022
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (4.87%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (3.37%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 39 (14.61%) Oracle
2 31 (11.61%) Perforce
3 30 (11.24%) Sybase
4 14 (5.24%) IBM
5 12 (4.49%) Google
6 8 (3.00%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.62%) Sun
8 4 (1.50%) Adobe
8 4 (1.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.12%) BEA
9 3 (1.12%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.12%) Kony
9 3 (1.12%) OpenText
10 2 (0.75%) Reuters
10 2 (0.75%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.37%) Calypso
11 1 (0.37%) eSpeed
11 1 (0.37%) McAfee
11 1 (0.37%) Motorola
11 1 (0.37%) OpenLink
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Antrim, County Antrim
Harvey Nash IT Recruitment UK
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Peopleworks
Rate: From £60 to £65 per hour £60 to £65 Per Hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Northern Ireland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Rate: From £28,200 to £38,254 per annum depending on qualifications and expe
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Rate: From £28,200 to £38,254 per annum depending on qualifications and
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