The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 18 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 2 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.72% 7.38% 7.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 8.59% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £401 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
104 256 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 89.66% 85.91% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 185 167
Average daily rate £475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 23 July 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (20.00%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (20.00%) RUP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft