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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 61 32 51
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +19
Contract jobs citing OO 97 258 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.08% 5.02% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 6.21% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 220 173
Average daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £147.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
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
2646 4153 4649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.00% 80.83% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3235 3366
Average daily rate £486 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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.

1 111 (55.78%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (50.75%) Java
3 76 (38.19%) JavaScript
4 70 (35.18%) Finance
5 67 (33.67%) HTML
6 59 (29.65%) TDD
7 54 (27.14%) C#
8 50 (25.13%) CSS
9 45 (22.61%) .NET
10 44 (22.11%) SQL
10 44 (22.11%) Banking
11 43 (21.61%) OOP
12 40 (20.10%) OOD
13 37 (18.59%) Spring
13 37 (18.59%) Git (software)
13 37 (18.59%) BDD
14 35 (17.59%) Linux
14 35 (17.59%) SQL Server
15 34 (17.09%) Web Services
15 34 (17.09%) Scrum
15 34 (17.09%) AngularJS
16 32 (16.08%) HTML5
17 31 (15.58%) Oracle
18 29 (14.57%) XML
18 29 (14.57%) REST
18 29 (14.57%) Computer Science
18 29 (14.57%) Unit Testing
19 28 (14.07%) E-Commerce
19 28 (14.07%) Relational Database
20 27 (13.57%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 18 (9.05%) Node.js
2 17 (8.54%) Apache
3 11 (5.53%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.52%) JBoss
5 6 (3.02%) CMS
6 4 (2.01%) IIS
6 4 (2.01%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.51%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.51%) Mule
8 2 (1.01%) Confluence
8 2 (1.01%) Drupal
8 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.50%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.50%) nginx
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.50%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.02%) MS Office
2 5 (2.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Endur
2 3 (1.51%) Magento
2 3 (1.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.01%) GitHub
3 2 (1.01%) Heroku
3 2 (1.01%) PaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.50%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.53%) HTTP
2 3 (1.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.01%) FTP
4 1 (0.50%) DNS
4 1 (0.50%) DVB
4 1 (0.50%) Firewall
4 1 (0.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) Intranet
4 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.59%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.07%) Relational Database
3 20 (10.05%) MySQL
4 14 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (6.53%) MongoDB
6 12 (6.03%) Hadoop
6 12 (6.03%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.53%) RDBMS
8 10 (5.03%) Big Data
9 9 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (3.52%) Apache Hive
10 7 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (3.02%) DB2
11 6 (3.02%) HBase
11 6 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (2.01%) Redis
13 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.51%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 37 (18.59%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.06%) Maven
3 18 (9.05%) Jenkins
3 18 (9.05%) JUnit
4 16 (8.04%) JIRA
4 16 (8.04%) Subversion
5 13 (6.53%) Cucumber
5 13 (6.53%) Selenium
6 10 (5.03%) Grunt
7 9 (4.52%) Eclipse
7 9 (4.52%) Mockito
8 8 (4.02%) SpecFlow
9 7 (3.52%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.02%) Appium
10 6 (3.02%) gulp
11 5 (2.51%) Bower
11 5 (2.51%) NUnit
11 5 (2.51%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.01%) Ant
12 4 (2.01%) Calabash
General
1 70 (35.18%) Finance
2 44 (22.11%) Banking
3 23 (11.56%) Front Office
4 19 (9.55%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.52%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.52%) Retail
6 6 (3.02%) Back Office
7 3 (1.51%) Arabic Language
7 3 (1.51%) Legal
8 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Billing
9 1 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Marketing
9 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 150 (75.38%) Developer
2 39 (19.60%) Senior Developer
3 38 (19.10%) Java Developer
4 24 (12.06%) C# Developer
5 21 (10.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 18 (9.05%) .NET Developer
7 16 (8.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (8.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (6.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (5.03%) Architect
9 10 (5.03%) HTML Developer
10 9 (4.52%) Android Developer
10 9 (4.52%) PHP Developer
10 9 (4.52%) Programmer
11 8 (4.02%) Web Developer
12 7 (3.52%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (3.52%) Software Developer
13 6 (3.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (3.02%) Tester
13 6 (3.02%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (33.67%) HTML
2 50 (25.13%) CSS
3 45 (22.61%) .NET
4 37 (18.59%) Spring
5 34 (17.09%) AngularJS
5 34 (17.09%) Web Services
6 32 (16.08%) HTML5
7 29 (14.57%) REST
7 29 (14.57%) XML
8 22 (11.06%) RESTful
9 19 (9.55%) jQuery
10 17 (8.54%) CSS3
11 15 (7.54%) .NET Framework
11 15 (7.54%) Backbone.js
11 15 (7.54%) React
11 15 (7.54%) SOAP
12 13 (6.53%) JSON
13 12 (6.03%) Middleware
13 12 (6.03%) WCF
14 11 (5.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.57%) Computer Science
2 19 (9.55%) Derivative
3 18 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.53%) Fixed Income
5 9 (4.52%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.52%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (3.52%) User Experience
8 5 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.51%) Equities
8 5 (2.51%) Social Network
9 4 (2.01%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.01%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.01%) Physics
10 3 (1.51%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (1.51%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.51%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.51%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.59%) Linux
2 22 (11.06%) Windows
3 18 (9.05%) Unix
4 13 (6.53%) Android
5 10 (5.03%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.51%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.50%) Debian
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (55.78%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.65%) TDD
3 43 (21.61%) OOP
4 40 (20.10%) OOD
5 37 (18.59%) BDD
6 34 (17.09%) Scrum
7 29 (14.57%) Unit Testing
8 28 (14.07%) E-Commerce
9 25 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (12.06%) Open Source
11 21 (10.55%) Front End Development
12 20 (10.05%) Multithreading
13 19 (9.55%) Data Modelling
13 19 (9.55%) MVC
14 17 (8.54%) UML
15 16 (8.04%) SOA
16 15 (7.54%) Software Engineering
17 12 (6.03%) Pair Programming
18 11 (5.53%) Risk Management
19 10 (5.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (50.75%) Java
2 76 (38.19%) JavaScript
3 54 (27.14%) C#
4 44 (22.11%) SQL
5 20 (10.05%) Python
6 19 (9.55%) C++
7 16 (8.04%) Ruby
8 15 (7.54%) PHP
9 14 (7.04%) Bash Shell
10 13 (6.53%) Scala
11 8 (4.02%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.52%) Perl
12 7 (3.52%) VBA
13 6 (3.02%) AWK
13 6 (3.02%) sed
14 5 (2.51%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.51%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.51%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.51%) VC++
15 3 (1.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (13.57%) Degree
2 3 (1.51%) ISEB
2 3 (1.51%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.04%) QA
2 3 (1.51%) ISO20022
3 2 (1.01%) MiFID
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.50%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (2.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.52%) Oozie
2 4 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.01%) SCCM
4 1 (0.50%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.50%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (15.58%) Oracle
2 13 (6.53%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.02%) Google
3 8 (4.02%) Sybase
4 5 (2.51%) hybris
4 5 (2.51%) OpenLink
5 4 (2.01%) ATG
5 4 (2.01%) Teradata
6 3 (1.51%) HP
6 3 (1.51%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.01%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.01%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.01%) iManage
7 2 (1.01%) Murex
7 2 (1.01%) Zend
8 1 (0.50%) Akamai
8 1 (0.50%) Facebook
8 1 (0.50%) Sencha
8 1 (0.50%) Syncfusion
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £525 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive day rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago