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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 15 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing OO 7 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.29% 5.03% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.75% 5.96% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £562 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.25%
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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
80 151 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.33% 84.36% 89.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 111 197
Average daily rate £500 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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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 30 January 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 30 January 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 (72.73%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) OOP
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
4 4 (36.36%) Quantitative Investing
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
5 3 (27.27%) Maven
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) UML
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Use Case
6 2 (18.18%) BPMN
6 2 (18.18%) Monte Carlo Method
6 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Front Office
6 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (36.36%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
3 1 (9.09%) OLAP
3 1 (9.09%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) Hazelcast
3 1 (9.09%) Impala
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 1 (9.09%) HBase
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SOA Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML5
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) JMS
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) SVG
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) COM
3 1 (9.09%) EJB
3 1 (9.09%) JSP
3 1 (9.09%) STL
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Akka
3 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) Equities
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) OOP
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
1 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
2 4 (36.36%) Quantitative Investing
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) BPMN
4 2 (18.18%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) ABAP
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (9.09%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
2 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) ION Trading