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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 19 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing OO 3 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.56% 5.58% 5.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 6.86% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Average daily rate
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£575 £465 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.65% -22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £37.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.36% -6.87%
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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
103 175 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 88.03% 81.40% 82.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 129 229
Average daily rate £450 £485 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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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 16 September 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%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Rational Rose
3 1 (20.00%) Toad
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Navigator
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (20.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (20.00%) OLE
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) ActiveX
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
1 1 (20.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) ActiveX
2 1 (20.00%) OLE
2 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (20.00%) DHTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) ADO
2 1 (20.00%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
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%) ATDD
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) VB6
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (20.00%) ION Trading