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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 21 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 7 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.34% 2.60% 7.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.42% 3.33% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 21
Average daily rate
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£520 £638 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.43% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +2.56%
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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
109 120 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.21% 77.92% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 93 234
Average daily rate £500 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £315 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £750 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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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 21 April 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 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) OOP
3 8 (53.33%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) C++
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (40.00%) BDD
5 6 (40.00%) Analytics
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (33.33%) Banking
6 5 (33.33%) Front Office
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) Quantitative Investing
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) Maven
7 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
7 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
7 4 (26.67%) HTML5
8 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (20.00%) WPF
8 3 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
1 2 (13.33%) AMQP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) Hazelcast
4 1 (6.67%) Impala
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
4 1 (6.67%) HBase
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
4 1 (6.67%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) QlikView
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Front Office
3 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Quantitative Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Architect
5 1 (6.67%) SOA Architect
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) JMS
5 1 (6.67%) SVG
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware
5 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) COM
5 1 (6.67%) EJB
5 1 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
3 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
4 2 (13.33%) Derivative
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) Physics
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
5 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
5 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
5 1 (6.67%) Equities
5 1 (6.67%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) OOP
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) TDD
2 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) Analytics
4 6 (40.00%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) Quantitative Investing
6 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
8 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
8 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
9 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
9 1 (6.67%) Parallel Processing
9 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) ABAP
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Basel III
2 1 (6.67%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) Perforce
3 1 (6.67%) Actian
3 1 (6.67%) SAP