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 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 19 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing OO 4 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.54% 6.13% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 7.39% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 15
Average daily rate
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- £572 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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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
94 176 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.19% 83.02% 87.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 132 270
Average daily rate £450 £525 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £704 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% +3.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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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 November 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 4 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) BPMN
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) ADO
3 1 (16.67%) COM
3 1 (16.67%) COM+
3 1 (16.67%) STL
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) C

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (16.67%) Rational Rose
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
1 1 (16.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) DHTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) ADO
1 1 (16.67%) COM
1 1 (16.67%) COM+
1 1 (16.67%) STL
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) ActiveX
1 1 (16.67%) OLE
1 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) BPMN
2 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) ATDD
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) VB6
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
2 1 (16.67%) ION Trading