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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 43 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 146 220 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.39% 3.77% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.16% 4.70% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 190 183
Median daily rate £475 £493 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.67% +12.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £646
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.48% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.23 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
OO
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2831 4679 4741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.12% 80.12% 80.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 3695 3560
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £59.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OO.

1 144 (53.33%) Java
2 134 (49.63%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (47.78%) JavaScript
4 124 (45.93%) HTML
5 122 (45.19%) Finance
6 111 (41.11%) CSS
7 88 (32.59%) TDD
7 88 (32.59%) HTML5
8 75 (27.78%) AngularJS
9 73 (27.04%) Banking
10 66 (24.44%) OOP
11 64 (23.70%) C#
12 62 (22.96%) BDD
12 62 (22.96%) CSS3
13 55 (20.37%) SQL
13 55 (20.37%) .NET
14 54 (20.00%) OOD
15 53 (19.63%) Spring
16 47 (17.41%) SQL Server
16 47 (17.41%) Front End Development
17 45 (16.67%) Web Services
18 43 (15.93%) MVC
19 40 (14.81%) Node.js
19 40 (14.81%) REST
20 39 (14.44%) Unix
21 38 (14.07%) Linux
21 38 (14.07%) Oracle
21 38 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
22 35 (12.96%) Git (software)
22 35 (12.96%) XML

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (8.89%) WebLogic
2 10 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.59%) JBoss
4 7 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (2.22%) Apache
5 6 (2.22%) IIS
6 5 (1.85%) CMS
6 5 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.85%) Mule
6 5 (1.85%) WordPress
7 4 (1.48%) Drupal
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.37%) Confluence
8 1 (0.37%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.37%) GemFire
8 1 (0.37%) Jetty
8 1 (0.37%) nginx
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.11%) MS Office
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.59%) Documaker
2 2 (0.74%) Endur
2 2 (0.74%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.37%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.37%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.37%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.59%) SaaS
3 4 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.11%) Google Play
5 2 (0.74%) GitHub
5 2 (0.74%) IaaS
5 2 (0.74%) PaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.33%) HTTP
2 7 (2.59%) Internet
3 6 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.11%) Network Security
5 2 (0.74%) Firewall
6 1 (0.37%) DNS
6 1 (0.37%) FTP
6 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.37%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.41%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 19 (7.04%) NoSQL
4 17 (6.30%) Oracle Database
5 14 (5.19%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.19%) MySQL
6 13 (4.81%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.33%) KDB
9 7 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.85%) Redis
11 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.48%) Big Data
12 4 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.48%) QlikView
13 3 (1.11%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 35 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.89%) JIRA
2 24 (8.89%) Subversion
3 20 (7.41%) Maven
4 19 (7.04%) JUnit
5 17 (6.30%) Jenkins
6 14 (5.19%) Cucumber
6 14 (5.19%) Selenium
6 14 (5.19%) SpecFlow
7 12 (4.44%) Grunt
8 10 (3.70%) Mockito
9 8 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (2.96%) Mocha
9 8 (2.96%) WebDriver
10 7 (2.59%) Gradle
10 7 (2.59%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (2.59%) NUnit
10 7 (2.59%) RSpec
11 6 (2.22%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.22%) gulp
General
1 122 (45.19%) Finance
2 73 (27.04%) Banking
3 28 (10.37%) Investment Banking
4 24 (8.89%) Front Office
5 16 (5.93%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.70%) Marketing
7 6 (2.22%) Retail
8 4 (1.48%) Advertising
9 3 (1.11%) Arabic Language
9 3 (1.11%) Law
9 3 (1.11%) Legal
10 2 (0.74%) Back Office
10 2 (0.74%) Games
10 2 (0.74%) Publishing
11 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 208 (77.04%) Developer
2 67 (24.81%) Java Developer
3 59 (21.85%) Senior Developer
4 37 (13.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 32 (11.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 29 (10.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 28 (10.37%) C# Developer
8 24 (8.89%) Full Stack Developer
9 21 (7.78%) .NET Developer
10 18 (6.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 16 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (4.81%) PHP Developer
13 12 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (3.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 9 (3.33%) Architect
15 9 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (3.33%) Software Developer
15 9 (3.33%) Web Developer
16 8 (2.96%) C++ Developer
16 8 (2.96%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (45.93%) HTML
2 111 (41.11%) CSS
3 88 (32.59%) HTML5
4 75 (27.78%) AngularJS
5 62 (22.96%) CSS3
6 55 (20.37%) .NET
7 53 (19.63%) Spring
8 45 (16.67%) Web Services
9 40 (14.81%) Node.js
9 40 (14.81%) REST
10 35 (12.96%) XML
11 33 (12.22%) React
12 30 (11.11%) jQuery
13 23 (8.52%) .NET Framework
14 22 (8.15%) SOAP
15 21 (7.78%) Backbone.js
16 20 (7.41%) J2EE
16 20 (7.41%) Java EE
16 20 (7.41%) RESTful
16 20 (7.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 26 (9.63%) Computer Science
3 24 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.67%) Hedge funds
5 17 (6.30%) User Experience
6 15 (5.56%) Derivative
7 14 (5.19%) Algorithms
8 11 (4.07%) Inversion of Control
8 11 (4.07%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.22%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.85%) Equities
12 4 (1.48%) Fintech
12 4 (1.48%) New Media
12 4 (1.48%) W3C
13 3 (1.11%) Digital Media
13 3 (1.11%) Virtual Team
13 3 (1.11%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.44%) Unix
2 38 (14.07%) Linux
3 23 (8.52%) Windows
4 10 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.33%) Android
6 7 (2.59%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.11%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.74%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (49.63%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (32.59%) TDD
3 66 (24.44%) OOP
4 62 (22.96%) BDD
5 54 (20.00%) OOD
6 47 (17.41%) Front End Development
7 43 (15.93%) MVC
8 38 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (11.11%) Scrum
9 30 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 25 (9.26%) E-Commerce
11 23 (8.52%) Analytics
11 23 (8.52%) Low Latency
12 22 (8.15%) Automated Testing
12 22 (8.15%) Microservices
13 21 (7.78%) SDLC
13 21 (7.78%) SOA
14 20 (7.41%) Multithreading
15 19 (7.04%) Web Development
16 17 (6.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 144 (53.33%) Java
2 129 (47.78%) JavaScript
3 64 (23.70%) C#
4 55 (20.37%) SQL
5 24 (8.89%) Shell Script
6 21 (7.78%) PHP
7 20 (7.41%) C++
8 18 (6.67%) Ruby
9 15 (5.56%) Python
10 13 (4.81%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.33%) Scala
11 9 (3.33%) TypeScript
12 7 (2.59%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.59%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.59%) VBA
13 6 (2.22%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.85%) C
14 5 (1.85%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.48%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (9.26%) Degree
2 2 (0.74%) ISEB
2 2 (0.74%) PhD
2 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.96%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.85%) Docker
3 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.74%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.37%) GridGain
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (2.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 6 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.48%) BladeLogic
4 4 (1.48%) Control-M
4 4 (1.48%) Puppet
5 3 (1.11%) Ansible
6 1 (0.37%) Kibana
6 1 (0.37%) Oozie
6 1 (0.37%) SCCM
6 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (14.07%) Oracle
2 25 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 9 (3.33%) IBM
5 8 (2.96%) VMware
6 7 (2.59%) BEA
6 7 (2.59%) Siebel
7 6 (2.22%) Apple
7 6 (2.22%) Google
8 5 (1.85%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.85%) Sybase
8 5 (1.85%) Zend
9 4 (1.48%) Remedy
9 4 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.74%) ATG
10 2 (0.74%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.74%) hybris
10 2 (0.74%) Murex
10 2 (0.74%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.37%) Splunk
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