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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing OO 5 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.62% 1.61% 7.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 1.77% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £613 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.02% +2.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.85% -2.93%
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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
166 113 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.91% 91.13% 86.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 54 181
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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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 29 July 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) OOP
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) NUnit
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (27.27%) Maven
5 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Korn
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Sybase
5 3 (27.27%) DB2
5 3 (27.27%) JUnit

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) DB2
2 3 (27.27%) Informix
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
1 3 (27.27%) NUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) CruiseControl
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Mockito
2 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Front Office
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Back Office
4 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Perl Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Market Risk Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) Moose
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
1 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) OOP
2 5 (45.45%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) Analytics
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) OOD
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) AOP
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) Korn
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) GridGain
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) Perforce
3 1 (9.09%) Solace