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 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
UK
Rank 447 549 560
Rank change year-on-year +102 +11  
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 139 81 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.15% 0.100%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 58 41
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.89% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £38.50 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.50 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -3.89% +2.66%  

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 36922 43751 41629
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.12% 82.86% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24340 28690 25778
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.31%  
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 £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1113 1192
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
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 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 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 +87 101 £413 -1.49% 30
London +34 55 £445 -7.39% 9
Northern Ireland - 18 £433 - 1
Scotland +39 17 £450 +59.29% 1
Glasgow +9 17 £450 +59.29% 1
East of England +8 17 £275 - 1
Essex - 14 £275 -
County Antrim - 14 £433 -
Belfast - 13 £433 -
South West +3 11 £396 +5.66%
North West +39 8 £360 -22.16% 10
Lancashire - 7 £368 - 1
Devon -5 6 £340 -9.33%
Blackpool - 6 £368 -
Wiltshire +6 5 £438 +19.04%
City of London -2 5 £403 -17.43% 2
Brentwood - 5 - -
Yorkshire +17 4 £513 +34.95% 1
West Yorkshire +22 3 £525 +38.24%
South East +9 3 £438 +23.23% 8
Wales +8 3 - -
Swindon +7 3 £463 +25.85%
Plymouth -11 3 £338 -10.00%
Leeds - 3 £525 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £600 -
Exeter - 3 £396 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £500 -
Docklands, London -3 2 £377 +3.28%
Chippenham - 2 £431 -
Cheshire +26 1 £338 -27.02% 2

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 164 (68.91%) Java
2 161 (67.65%) OO
3 128 (53.78%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (42.02%) Spring
4 100 (42.02%) SQL
5 99 (41.60%) XML
6 80 (33.61%) TDD
7 77 (32.35%) Unix
7 77 (32.35%) Jenkins
8 74 (31.09%) UML
9 70 (29.41%) Oracle
9 70 (29.41%) JSON
10 68 (28.57%) SOA
11 66 (27.73%) Scrum
12 63 (26.47%) JavaScript
13 60 (25.21%) Finance
14 59 (24.79%) JUnit
15 58 (24.37%) MVC
16 56 (23.53%) HTML
17 55 (23.11%) Relational Database
18 51 (21.43%) Hibernate
18 51 (21.43%) Banking
19 50 (21.01%) Enterprise Architecture
20 49 (20.59%) Maven
21 45 (18.91%) J2EE
21 45 (18.91%) C++
22 44 (18.49%) SOAP
22 44 (18.49%) OOD
22 44 (18.49%) Git (software)
23 43 (18.07%) Gradle

OOA/OOD
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 42 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 14 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
4 13 (5.46%) Oracle Workflow
5 11 (4.62%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.20%) Apache
7 9 (3.78%) WebSphere
8 8 (3.36%) Confluence
8 8 (3.36%) Liferay
8 8 (3.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (2.10%) GlassFish
9 5 (2.10%) JBoss
10 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.26%) WebLogic Integration
10 3 (1.26%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.84%) Jetty
11 2 (0.84%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.42%) BondVision
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.76%) GitHub
2 12 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.10%) SaaS
5 4 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.26%) PaaS
7 2 (0.84%) Office 365
7 2 (0.84%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.84%) Yammer
8 1 (0.42%) Heroku
8 1 (0.42%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.36%) LDAP
2 5 (2.10%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.68%) HTTP
4 3 (1.26%) Internet
5 2 (0.84%) SNMP
5 2 (0.84%) VoIP
6 1 (0.42%) Intranet
6 1 (0.42%) Network Security
6 1 (0.42%) Skype
6 1 (0.42%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (23.11%) Relational Database
2 32 (13.45%) DB2
3 20 (8.40%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (4.20%) SQL Server
7 9 (3.78%) MySQL
8 7 (2.94%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.26%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.84%) QlikView
12 1 (0.42%) DataStax
12 1 (0.42%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.42%) KDB
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 77 (32.35%) Jenkins
2 59 (24.79%) JUnit
3 49 (20.59%) Maven
4 44 (18.49%) Git (software)
5 43 (18.07%) Gradle
6 37 (15.55%) Ant
7 28 (11.76%) Hudson
8 25 (10.50%) Subversion
9 23 (9.66%) Cucumber
9 23 (9.66%) Selenium
10 21 (8.82%) JIRA
11 12 (5.04%) Calabash
11 12 (5.04%) JBehave
12 11 (4.62%) Concordion
13 10 (4.20%) Oracle Forms
13 10 (4.20%) Xcode
14 9 (3.78%) jMock
15 8 (3.36%) Bitbucket
15 8 (3.36%) RSpec
15 8 (3.36%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (25.21%) Finance
2 51 (21.43%) Banking
3 19 (7.98%) Front Office
4 10 (4.20%) Automotive
5 8 (3.36%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.36%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.52%) Games
7 5 (2.10%) Legal
8 4 (1.68%) Advertising
8 4 (1.68%) Retail
9 3 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.84%) Law
10 2 (0.84%) Military
10 2 (0.84%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.42%) Back Office
11 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (66.81%) Developer
2 91 (38.24%) Java Developer
3 43 (18.07%) Senior Developer
4 38 (15.97%) Architect
5 26 (10.92%) Senior Java Developer
6 20 (8.40%) C++ Developer
7 16 (6.72%) Analyst
8 15 (6.30%) Java Architect
8 15 (6.30%) Oracle Developer
9 13 (5.46%) Agile Developer
9 13 (5.46%) Agile Java Developer
9 13 (5.46%) Android Developer
9 13 (5.46%) Software Architect
9 13 (5.46%) Software Engineer
10 12 (5.04%) iOS Developer
11 11 (4.62%) Business Analyst
11 11 (4.62%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
11 11 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (4.20%) C++ Software Engineer
12 10 (4.20%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (42.02%) Spring
2 99 (41.60%) XML
3 70 (29.41%) JSON
4 56 (23.53%) HTML
5 51 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 45 (18.91%) J2EE
7 44 (18.49%) SOAP
8 42 (17.65%) RESTful
9 33 (13.87%) AngularJS
10 32 (13.45%) CSS
11 30 (12.61%) Java EE
12 29 (12.18%) Web Services
13 24 (10.08%) Spring MVC
14 22 (9.24%) Core Animation
14 22 (9.24%) Core Data
15 19 (7.98%) EJB
15 19 (7.98%) FIX Protocol
15 19 (7.98%) Protocol Buffers
16 18 (7.56%) JSF
17 17 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 27 (11.34%) Mobile App
3 22 (9.24%) Animation
4 21 (8.82%) Virtual Team
5 12 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.04%) User Experience
6 10 (4.20%) iPhone
7 9 (3.78%) Derivative
8 7 (2.94%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.94%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.94%) Equities
8 7 (2.94%) OTC Derivatives
9 5 (2.10%) DataPower
10 4 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.26%) Cloud Native
11 3 (1.26%) Clustering
11 3 (1.26%) Fintech
11 3 (1.26%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 77 (32.35%) Unix
2 35 (14.71%) Linux
3 14 (5.88%) Android
4 13 (5.46%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.78%) Windows
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (67.65%) OO
2 128 (53.78%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (33.61%) TDD
4 74 (31.09%) UML
5 68 (28.57%) SOA
6 66 (27.73%) Scrum
7 58 (24.37%) MVC
8 50 (21.01%) Enterprise Architecture
9 44 (18.49%) OOD
10 39 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (15.55%) Data Modelling
12 36 (15.13%) Low Latency
13 34 (14.29%) Microservices
14 33 (13.87%) Multithreading
15 29 (12.18%) Open Source
16 26 (10.92%) Domain-Driven Design
16 26 (10.92%) Physical Data Model
17 25 (10.50%) Software Architecture
18 23 (9.66%) Logical Data Model
18 23 (9.66%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 164 (68.91%) Java
2 100 (42.02%) SQL
3 63 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 45 (18.91%) C++
5 35 (14.71%) PL/SQL
6 32 (13.45%) Shell Script
7 13 (5.46%) C
8 12 (5.04%) ActionScript
8 12 (5.04%) Apple Swift
9 11 (4.62%) Perl
9 11 (4.62%) Python
10 10 (4.20%) Objective-C
11 9 (3.78%) C#
11 9 (3.78%) Embedded C++
12 7 (2.94%) Embedded C
12 7 (2.94%) PHP
13 6 (2.52%) Ruby
14 4 (1.68%) Scala
14 4 (1.68%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (9.24%) Degree
2 20 (8.40%) Sun Certification
3 17 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 15 (6.30%) SC Cleared
5 14 (5.88%) ISEB
6 13 (5.46%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.52%) OCPJP
7 6 (2.52%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.26%) OCMJD
8 3 (1.26%) OCPJWCD
9 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.08%) MiFID
2 23 (9.66%) EMIR
3 22 (9.24%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (3.36%) SLA
5 3 (1.26%) SDET
5 3 (1.26%) WCAG
6 2 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.84%) QA
7 1 (0.42%) ISO15022
7 1 (0.42%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.42%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (9.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (29.41%) Oracle
2 28 (11.76%) Perforce
3 27 (11.34%) Sybase
4 16 (6.72%) IBM
5 13 (5.46%) Adobe
6 11 (4.62%) BEA
7 7 (2.94%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.94%) Sun
8 4 (1.68%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.26%) Casewise
9 3 (1.26%) Google
9 3 (1.26%) Kony
9 3 (1.26%) Reuters
10 2 (0.84%) Infor
10 2 (0.84%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.84%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.84%) SAP
10 2 (0.84%) Tableau
10 2 (0.84%) Yahoo!
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