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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 22 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing OO 8 2 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.03% 1.80% 7.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 2.11% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 22
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £650 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £650 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £357 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +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
133 95 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.65% 85.59% 84.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 68 260
Average daily rate £500 £475 £572
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -16.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £320 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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 22 May 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 22 May 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 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) OOP
3 8 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) .NET
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 6 (37.50%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 6 (37.50%) BDD
5 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 5 (31.25%) Analytics
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (31.25%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) C++
6 5 (31.25%) Quantitative Investing
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (25.00%) Front Office
7 4 (25.00%) Banking
7 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) Maven
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (25.00%) HTML5

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (31.25%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BPC
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
1 2 (12.50%) AMQP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (18.75%) DB2
4 3 (18.75%) Informix
4 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
5 2 (12.50%) Hazelcast
6 1 (6.25%) HBase
6 1 (6.25%) Big Data
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Impala
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (6.25%) QlikView
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
6 1 (6.25%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Front Office
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Perl Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) WPF
3 3 (18.75%) Moose
4 2 (12.50%) JMS
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Akka
5 1 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
5 1 (6.25%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (6.25%) SVG
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (6.25%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
4 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
4 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (12.50%) Physics
4 2 (12.50%) Derivative
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
5 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
5 1 (6.25%) Market Risk
5 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (6.25%) Equities
5 1 (6.25%) Replication
5 1 (6.25%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) OOP
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
5 5 (31.25%) Analytics
5 5 (31.25%) Quantitative Investing
6 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
8 2 (12.50%) Monte Carlo Method
8 2 (12.50%) MapReduce
8 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
9 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (6.25%) Functional Programming
9 1 (6.25%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) Korn
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (6.25%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Sybase
4 1 (6.25%) Perforce
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Actian
4 1 (6.25%) Solace