The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 24 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.76% 4.55% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 5.13% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate £685 £520 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.73% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +17.78%
OOP
London

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
109 117 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.21% 88.64% 80.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 75 86
Average daily rate £480 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the Canary Wharf region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) OpenLink
2 2 (50.00%) Endur
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) ATL
2 2 (50.00%) STL
2 2 (50.00%) MFC
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) VC++
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) ETRM
2 2 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) JBehave
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Endur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JBehave
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ATL
2 2 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (50.00%) MFC
2 2 (50.00%) STL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) XBRL
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Derivative
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) ETRM
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) VC++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) OpenLink
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle