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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 21 19 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.70% 6.04% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 7.33% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
Average daily rate
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£725 £800 £467
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +71.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
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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
93 150 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.78% 82.42% 90.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 107 229
Average daily rate £450 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £363 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Quantitative Investing
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (25.00%) AMQP
4 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) MapReduce

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Hazelcast
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Quantitative Investing
2 3 (75.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (25.00%) ATDD
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle