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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 19 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing OO 4 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.61% 7.56% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 9.28% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 15
Average daily rate £638 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £600 £900
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 291 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 77.12% 81.51% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 228 212
Average daily rate £500 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £365 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £649
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OO
London

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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

OO
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

OO
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 17 April 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) OOD
2 6 (54.55%) OOP
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Investment Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Scala
2 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 6 (54.55%) Open Source
2 6 (54.55%) GemFire
2 6 (54.55%) Akka
2 6 (54.55%) Platform Symphony
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Back Office
4 2 (18.18%) NUnit
4 2 (18.18%) CruiseControl
4 2 (18.18%) Subversion
4 2 (18.18%) MDX
4 2 (18.18%) Market Risk
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (54.55%) GemFire
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) MS Access
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
1 2 (18.18%) NUnit
1 2 (18.18%) CruiseControl
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) FxCop
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
1 6 (54.55%) Investment Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Back Office
4 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
2 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Akka
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) MDX
3 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Market Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) OOD
2 6 (54.55%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Process
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (9.09%) RUP
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Scala
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase
2 1 (9.09%) IBM