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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 31 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.53% 0.88% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.97% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£380 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.91% +4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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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
158 103 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 84.49% 90.35% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 50 129
Average daily rate £475 £450 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Front Office
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) FTP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) WPF
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) JasperReports
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (50.00%) Front Office
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) C# Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Document Management
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Perforce
1 1 (16.67%) Solace