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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing OO 7 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.02% 1.98% 6.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 2.15% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.10% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £583 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £643 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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
151 93 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.78% 92.08% 86.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 54 211
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £640 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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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 7 July 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 7 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 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) OOP
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) Analytics
5 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
5 4 (30.77%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) C++
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Maven
6 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (23.08%) NUnit
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) Korn
6 3 (23.08%) Front Office
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) Shell Script

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (15.38%) JBoss
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 3 (23.08%) DB2
4 3 (23.08%) Informix
4 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 3 (23.08%) JUnit
2 3 (23.08%) NUnit
3 2 (15.38%) CruiseControl
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) ClearCase
3 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (15.38%) Mockito
3 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Front Office
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Back Office
4 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Perl Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Market Risk Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Architect
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) Moose
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) WPF
4 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
1 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) OOP
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) OOD
6 2 (15.38%) AOP
6 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) Release Management
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Quantitative Investing
7 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (23.08%) Korn
4 3 (23.08%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) GridGain
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Sybase
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Perforce
3 1 (7.69%) Solace