The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 50 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 205 227 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.69% 3.71% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 4.82% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 185 205
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £642 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.23 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.00%
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4305 4710 5014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.53% 76.94% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3399 3563 3783
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 80
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OO
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the City of London region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the City of London region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 235 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (41.87%) Java
3 163 (35.36%) C#
4 143 (31.02%) JavaScript
5 141 (30.59%) HTML
6 125 (27.11%) TDD
7 123 (26.68%) .NET
8 122 (26.46%) SQL
9 105 (22.78%) OOP
10 104 (22.56%) CSS
11 94 (20.39%) HTML5
12 91 (19.74%) SQL Server
13 90 (19.52%) Finance
14 78 (16.92%) MVC
14 78 (16.92%) AngularJS
15 76 (16.49%) Web Services
16 72 (15.62%) CSS3
17 68 (14.75%) C++
18 67 (14.53%) PHP
19 66 (14.32%) XML
19 66 (14.32%) jQuery
20 63 (13.67%) Derivative
20 63 (13.67%) OOD
21 60 (13.02%) BDD
22 57 (12.36%) Banking
23 56 (12.15%) RESTful
23 56 (12.15%) JSON
24 55 (11.93%) Scrum
25 53 (11.50%) Front Office
26 51 (11.06%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 28 (6.07%) Node.js
2 13 (2.82%) Apache
3 9 (1.95%) CMS
4 7 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.30%) WordPress
6 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.87%) Drupal
7 3 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.65%) Joomla!
7 3 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.65%) SAS
7 3 (0.65%) MTS
7 3 (0.65%) IIS
8 2 (0.43%) JBoss
8 2 (0.43%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.43%) DNN
8 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.43%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 20 (4.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Magento
1 4 (0.87%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.43%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.22%) RMDS
3 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) Force.com
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.90%) Internet
2 12 (2.60%) HTTP
3 5 (1.08%) FTP
4 3 (0.65%) Network Security
4 3 (0.65%) Firewall
5 2 (0.43%) DHCP
5 2 (0.43%) SSL
5 2 (0.43%) DNS
5 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.43%) VPN
5 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.43%) IPsec
5 2 (0.43%) AMQP
6 1 (0.22%) Intranet
6 1 (0.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.46%) MySQL
3 34 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (6.94%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (3.47%) MongoDB
6 15 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.82%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.60%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.60%) Big Data
9 8 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.74%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.52%) Redis
10 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.52%) DTS
11 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.30%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.30%) Impala
12 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (9.76%) Git (software)
1 45 (9.76%) Subversion
2 36 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 24 (5.21%) Grunt
4 19 (4.12%) Eclipse
5 18 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (3.90%) Visual Studio
5 18 (3.90%) Jasmine
6 16 (3.47%) JUnit
6 16 (3.47%) JIRA
6 16 (3.47%) TeamCity
6 16 (3.47%) WebDriver
6 16 (3.47%) Bower
7 13 (2.82%) Cucumber
8 12 (2.60%) NUnit
8 12 (2.60%) Maven
9 10 (2.17%) Mercurial
9 10 (2.17%) Selenium
10 8 (1.74%) ReSharper
10 8 (1.74%) Moq
General
1 90 (19.52%) Finance
2 57 (12.36%) Banking
3 53 (11.50%) Front Office
4 29 (6.29%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.17%) Retail
6 10 (2.17%) Advertising
7 7 (1.52%) Marketing
8 6 (1.30%) Back Office
9 5 (1.08%) Legal
10 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.87%) Games
11 3 (0.65%) German Language
12 2 (0.43%) Hindi Language
12 2 (0.43%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.43%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 370 (80.26%) Developer
2 89 (19.31%) Java Developer
3 66 (14.32%) Senior Developer
4 57 (12.36%) C# Developer
5 49 (10.63%) .NET Developer
6 27 (5.86%) JavaScript Developer
6 27 (5.86%) PHP Developer
7 23 (4.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 23 (4.99%) Senior C# Developer
8 21 (4.56%) Architect
8 21 (4.56%) Front-End Developer
9 18 (3.90%) Python Developer
10 17 (3.69%) iOS Developer
10 17 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (3.69%) Programmer
11 16 (3.47%) Senior .NET Developer
12 15 (3.25%) Analyst
12 15 (3.25%) Web Developer
13 13 (2.82%) C++ Developer
14 11 (2.39%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (30.59%) HTML
2 123 (26.68%) .NET
3 104 (22.56%) CSS
4 94 (20.39%) HTML5
5 78 (16.92%) AngularJS
6 76 (16.49%) Web Services
7 72 (15.62%) CSS3
8 66 (14.32%) XML
8 66 (14.32%) jQuery
9 56 (12.15%) RESTful
9 56 (12.15%) JSON
10 44 (9.54%) ASP.NET
11 40 (8.68%) WCF
12 38 (8.24%) Backbone.js
13 37 (8.03%) Spring
14 36 (7.81%) .NET Framework
15 35 (7.59%) REST
16 34 (7.38%) WPF
17 30 (6.51%) Ajax
18 24 (5.21%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 63 (13.67%) Derivative
2 42 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.29%) Mobile App
4 26 (5.64%) User Experience
5 24 (5.21%) Computer Science
6 19 (4.12%) Mathematics
7 13 (2.82%) Fixed Income
7 13 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (2.17%) Credit Derivative
8 10 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.95%) Equities
10 8 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (1.74%) Spread Betting
10 8 (1.74%) Credit Risk
10 8 (1.74%) Market Risk
10 8 (1.74%) Social Media
11 7 (1.52%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.52%) Biometrics
11 7 (1.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.54%) Linux
2 31 (6.72%) Windows
3 22 (4.77%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.25%) UNIX
5 14 (3.04%) Android
6 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.65%) AIX
6 3 (0.65%) Solaris
7 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.22%) SUSE
8 1 (0.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (27.11%) TDD
3 105 (22.78%) OOP
4 78 (16.92%) MVC
5 63 (13.67%) OOD
6 60 (13.02%) BDD
7 55 (11.93%) Scrum
8 51 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (8.46%) Multithreading
9 39 (8.46%) Data Modelling
10 38 (8.24%) SOA
10 38 (8.24%) Responsive Web Design
11 33 (7.16%) Unit Testing
11 33 (7.16%) E-Commerce
12 30 (6.51%) SDLC
13 28 (6.07%) Web Development
14 26 (5.64%) OO PHP
15 23 (4.99%) Waterfall
15 23 (4.99%) Low Latency
16 20 (4.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 193 (41.87%) Java
2 163 (35.36%) C#
3 143 (31.02%) JavaScript
4 122 (26.46%) SQL
5 68 (14.75%) C++
6 67 (14.53%) PHP
7 41 (8.89%) Python
8 19 (4.12%) T-SQL
9 18 (3.90%) Perl
10 15 (3.25%) PHP5
10 15 (3.25%) Objective-C
11 14 (3.04%) Ruby
12 12 (2.60%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.60%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.17%) VBA
14 7 (1.52%) Scala
14 7 (1.52%) C
15 4 (0.87%) XAML
15 4 (0.87%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.87%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 47 (10.20%) Degree
2 16 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.22%) MCTS
6 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.22%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.25%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.43%) Basel III
3 2 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (1.08%) Apache Flume
1 5 (1.08%) HDFS
2 2 (0.43%) GridGain
3 1 (0.22%) Varnish
3 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 20 (4.34%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (4.12%) Puppet
3 8 (1.74%) yum
4 7 (1.52%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 5 (1.08%) Oozie
6 4 (0.87%) Control-M
6 4 (0.87%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.43%) SCCM
7 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.43%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (9.54%) Oracle
2 37 (8.03%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.69%) Sybase
4 14 (3.04%) DevExpress
5 13 (2.82%) Zend
6 11 (2.39%) HP
7 10 (2.17%) Adobe
7 10 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.95%) Telerik
9 8 (1.74%) webMethods
10 6 (1.30%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.30%) Apple
11 5 (1.08%) Bloomberg
12 4 (0.87%) Pega
12 4 (0.87%) Tableau
13 3 (0.65%) Twitter
13 3 (0.65%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.65%) Tradeweb
13 3 (0.65%) ION Trading
13 3 (0.65%) TIBCO
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