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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 44 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 228 292 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.95% 4.19% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.08% 5.45% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 233 243
Average daily rate
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£415 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -8.33%
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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
4484 5359 4800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.67% 76.83% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3507 3969 3622
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 80
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £45.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

OO
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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014, 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.

1 197 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (33.76%) JavaScript
3 154 (33.12%) Java
4 147 (31.61%) HTML
5 128 (27.53%) TDD
6 116 (24.95%) C#
7 109 (23.44%) SQL
8 105 (22.58%) CSS
9 101 (21.72%) Banking
10 95 (20.43%) MVC
10 95 (20.43%) Finance
11 92 (19.78%) .NET
12 89 (19.14%) HTML5
13 80 (17.20%) Web Services
13 80 (17.20%) XML
14 78 (16.77%) PHP
15 76 (16.34%) Scrum
16 75 (16.13%) OOP
17 74 (15.91%) Git (software)
18 70 (15.05%) Linux
19 66 (14.19%) AngularJS
20 63 (13.55%) OOD
20 63 (13.55%) Degree
21 61 (13.12%) jQuery
22 60 (12.90%) MySQL
23 59 (12.69%) SQL Server
23 59 (12.69%) UNIX
24 57 (12.26%) Investment Banking
25 56 (12.04%) Subversion
25 56 (12.04%) Computer Science

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 22 (4.73%) Apache
1 22 (4.73%) Node.js
2 15 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 11 (2.37%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.72%) CMS
5 6 (1.29%) JBoss
5 6 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (1.08%) WordPress
7 4 (0.86%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.86%) IIS
7 4 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.86%) Drupal
8 3 (0.65%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.43%) nginx
9 2 (0.43%) IBM Connections
9 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.08%) MS Office
2 5 (1.08%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) SPSS
4 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.22%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.22%) Tesseract
2 1 (0.22%) Minerva
2 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.22%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) GitHub
3 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.73%) Internet
2 13 (2.80%) HTTP
3 7 (1.51%) Intranet
4 6 (1.29%) SSL
5 4 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.43%) DVB
6 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.43%) VoIP
6 2 (0.43%) LDAP
6 2 (0.43%) Network Security
7 1 (0.22%) SSH
7 1 (0.22%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.90%) MySQL
2 59 (12.69%) SQL Server
3 35 (7.53%) MongoDB
4 31 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 30 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 24 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (3.01%) Redis
8 12 (2.58%) Big Data
9 11 (2.37%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.94%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.29%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.86%) DB2
14 4 (0.86%) ObjectStore
14 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 74 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 56 (12.04%) Subversion
3 32 (6.88%) JIRA
4 20 (4.30%) Jenkins
5 19 (4.09%) Visual Studio
6 18 (3.87%) Cucumber
7 17 (3.66%) Maven
7 17 (3.66%) JUnit
7 17 (3.66%) Xcode
8 16 (3.44%) Grunt
9 15 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (3.23%) WebDriver
9 15 (3.23%) Mercurial
10 13 (2.80%) TeamCity
10 13 (2.80%) Eclipse
11 11 (2.37%) Selenium
12 9 (1.94%) Redmine
12 9 (1.94%) Bower
13 8 (1.72%) NUnit
13 8 (1.72%) FogBugz
General
1 101 (21.72%) Banking
2 95 (20.43%) Finance
3 57 (12.26%) Investment Banking
4 45 (9.68%) Front Office
5 13 (2.80%) Marketing
6 12 (2.58%) Back Office
6 12 (2.58%) Retail
7 11 (2.37%) Games
8 9 (1.94%) French Language
9 7 (1.51%) German Language
10 6 (1.29%) Advertising
11 4 (0.86%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.86%) Legal
12 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 372 (80.00%) Developer
2 70 (15.05%) Java Developer
3 60 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 46 (9.89%) iOS Developer
4 46 (9.89%) PHP Developer
5 37 (7.96%) C# Developer
6 27 (5.81%) .NET Developer
7 25 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 23 (4.95%) Front-End Developer
9 21 (4.52%) Architect
10 17 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (3.44%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 14 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
13 13 (2.80%) Python Developer
13 13 (2.80%) Analyst
14 12 (2.58%) C++ Developer
15 11 (2.37%) Senior iOS Developer
15 11 (2.37%) Android Developer
15 11 (2.37%) Senior Java Developer
15 11 (2.37%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (31.61%) HTML
2 105 (22.58%) CSS
3 92 (19.78%) .NET
4 89 (19.14%) HTML5
5 80 (17.20%) Web Services
5 80 (17.20%) XML
6 66 (14.19%) AngularJS
7 61 (13.12%) jQuery
8 54 (11.61%) Spring
8 54 (11.61%) RESTful
9 45 (9.68%) JSON
10 44 (9.46%) CSS3
11 41 (8.82%) REST
12 40 (8.60%) Backbone.js
12 40 (8.60%) ASP.NET
13 31 (6.67%) .NET Framework
13 31 (6.67%) Hibernate
14 28 (6.02%) Symfony
15 26 (5.59%) LAMP
16 25 (5.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.04%) Computer Science
2 35 (7.53%) Mobile App
3 29 (6.24%) Derivative
4 28 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (5.81%) User Experience
6 26 (5.59%) Open Source
7 20 (4.30%) iPhone
8 17 (3.66%) Algorithms
9 15 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (3.01%) Data Structures
11 13 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (2.80%) iPad
11 13 (2.80%) Equities
12 12 (2.58%) Fixed Income
13 11 (2.37%) N-Tier
14 10 (2.15%) Management Information System
14 10 (2.15%) W3C
14 10 (2.15%) Market Risk
14 10 (2.15%) Mathematics
14 10 (2.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (15.05%) Linux
2 59 (12.69%) UNIX
3 51 (10.97%) Apple iOS
4 23 (4.95%) Android
4 23 (4.95%) Windows
5 16 (3.44%) Ubuntu
6 12 (2.58%) Debian
7 5 (1.08%) Windows Phone
7 5 (1.08%) CentOS
8 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.65%) VMS
10 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (27.53%) TDD
3 95 (20.43%) MVC
4 76 (16.34%) Scrum
5 75 (16.13%) OOP
6 63 (13.55%) OOD
7 53 (11.40%) Software Engineering
8 51 (10.97%) BDD
9 50 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (10.54%) iOS Development
11 48 (10.32%) OO PHP
12 35 (7.53%) E-Commerce
13 30 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
13 30 (6.45%) SOA
14 27 (5.81%) Unit Testing
14 27 (5.81%) Multithreading
15 26 (5.59%) UML
16 25 (5.38%) Kanban
17 23 (4.95%) Web Development
18 20 (4.30%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 157 (33.76%) JavaScript
2 154 (33.12%) Java
3 116 (24.95%) C#
4 109 (23.44%) SQL
5 78 (16.77%) PHP
6 45 (9.68%) C++
7 37 (7.96%) Python
7 37 (7.96%) Objective-C
8 29 (6.24%) Shell Script
9 23 (4.95%) PHP5
10 22 (4.73%) Ruby
11 18 (3.87%) T-SQL
12 14 (3.01%) PL/SQL
13 13 (2.80%) VBA
14 12 (2.58%) Perl
15 11 (2.37%) C
16 9 (1.94%) Scala
17 8 (1.72%) Groovy
18 5 (1.08%) Bash Shell
19 4 (0.86%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 63 (13.55%) Degree
2 8 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) PhD
4 2 (0.43%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.16%) QA
2 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.43%) WCAG
2 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.43%) Basel III
3 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.43%) HDFS
1 2 (0.43%) Varnish
2 1 (0.22%) KVM
2 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (3.66%) Puppet
1 17 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.37%) Nagios
3 3 (0.65%) logstash
4 2 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.43%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.22%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.22%) collectd
5 1 (0.22%) StatsD
5 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.22%) Oozie
5 1 (0.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 45 (9.68%) Oracle
2 34 (7.31%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.38%) Zend
4 18 (3.87%) Sybase
5 14 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.94%) IBM
7 7 (1.51%) New Relic
7 7 (1.51%) Adobe
8 6 (1.29%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.08%) Google
9 5 (1.08%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.86%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.86%) SAP
10 4 (0.86%) Apple
11 3 (0.65%) GoldenSource
11 3 (0.65%) HP
11 3 (0.65%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.43%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.43%) Teradata
12 2 (0.43%) Sun
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