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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 19 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing OO 7 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.98% 4.07% 5.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.22% 5.15% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £638 £540
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
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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
97 136 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 82.91% 79.07% 84.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 102 231
Average daily rate £500 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £800 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) OOP
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
3 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
4 5 (38.46%) Quantitative Investing
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Maven
5 4 (30.77%) C++
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) Analytics
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
6 3 (23.08%) Monte Carlo Method
6 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) Front Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 5 (38.46%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BPC
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) AMQP
2 1 (7.69%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Hazelcast
3 1 (7.69%) HBase
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 1 (7.69%) QlikView
3 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) Impala
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
3 1 (7.69%) OLAP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Ivy
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Front Office
3 2 (15.38%) Games
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SOA Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) JMS
2 2 (15.38%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
3 1 (7.69%) Akka
3 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
3 1 (7.69%) SVG
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) COM
3 1 (7.69%) EJB
3 1 (7.69%) JSP
3 1 (7.69%) STL
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
2 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 2 (15.38%) Physics
2 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
3 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) Derivative
3 1 (7.69%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (7.69%) Equities
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) TDD
1 7 (53.85%) OOP
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
2 6 (46.15%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) Quantitative Investing
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Monte Carlo Method
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
6 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (15.38%) UML
6 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
6 2 (15.38%) BPMN
6 2 (15.38%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) MapReduce
7 1 (7.69%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) ABAP
5 1 (7.69%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Basel III
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP