The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 18 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing OO 6 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.41% 3.85% 5.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% 4.67% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 13
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£725 £611 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.65% +1.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93 150 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.78% 82.42% 90.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 107 229
Average daily rate £450 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £363 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Canary Wharf region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) Quantitative Investing
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) BPMN
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) ION Trading

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Impala
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 1 (11.11%) HBase
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Rose
1 1 (11.11%) Toad
1 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) ADO
4 1 (11.11%) COM
4 1 (11.11%) COM+
4 1 (11.11%) STL
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) ActiveX
4 1 (11.11%) JMS
4 1 (11.11%) SVG
4 1 (11.11%) OLE
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Akka
4 1 (11.11%) Play Framework
4 1 (11.11%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
2 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) UML
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
1 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) BPMN
3 2 (22.22%) Use Case
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Quantitative Investing
4 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (11.11%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) ATDD
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Basel III
1 1 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
2 1 (11.11%) ION Trading