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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 44 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing OO 219 250 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.16% 4.00% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.29% 5.15% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 203 234
Average daily rate
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£475 £430 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.52% +12.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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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
4136 4857 4561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.50% 77.65% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3211 3514 3520
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -82.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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.

1 221 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (37.03%) Java
3 157 (34.81%) C#
4 149 (33.04%) JavaScript
5 140 (31.04%) HTML
6 116 (25.72%) SQL
6 116 (25.72%) .NET
7 111 (24.61%) OOP
8 110 (24.39%) TDD
9 101 (22.39%) CSS
10 87 (19.29%) HTML5
11 81 (17.96%) AngularJS
12 76 (16.85%) SQL Server
13 75 (16.63%) MVC
14 72 (15.96%) C++
15 70 (15.52%) Finance
16 67 (14.86%) jQuery
17 64 (14.19%) Banking
17 64 (14.19%) Web Services
18 63 (13.97%) XML
19 62 (13.75%) RESTful
20 60 (13.30%) PHP
21 59 (13.08%) Derivative
22 57 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
22 57 (12.64%) CSS3
23 55 (12.20%) Git (software)
24 52 (11.53%) Degree
24 52 (11.53%) JSON
25 51 (11.31%) OOD
26 46 (10.20%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 32 (7.10%) Node.js
2 11 (2.44%) Apache
2 11 (2.44%) CMS
3 9 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.33%) WordPress
5 5 (1.11%) Drupal
6 4 (0.89%) Joomla!
6 4 (0.89%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.89%) IIS
7 3 (0.67%) SAS
7 3 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.44%) Kentico
8 2 (0.44%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.44%) MTS
8 2 (0.44%) DNN
Applications
1 10 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.89%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) MS Office
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.22%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Magento
1 4 (0.89%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.22%) Summit
2 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.22%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.99%) Internet
2 11 (2.44%) HTTP
3 5 (1.11%) FTP
3 5 (1.11%) Intranet
3 5 (1.11%) Network Security
4 2 (0.44%) DHCP
4 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.44%) VPN
4 2 (0.44%) DNS
4 2 (0.44%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.44%) SSL
4 2 (0.44%) DVB
4 2 (0.44%) Firewall
4 2 (0.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.43%) MySQL
3 32 (7.10%) Relational Database
4 31 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (4.43%) MongoDB
6 14 (3.10%) Big Data
6 14 (3.10%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.88%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.66%) NoSQL
8 12 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.33%) Redis
12 6 (1.33%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.33%) Impala
13 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.67%) DTS
Development Applications
1 55 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 44 (9.76%) Subversion
3 31 (6.87%) Grunt
4 30 (6.65%) Jenkins
5 24 (5.32%) Visual Studio
6 22 (4.88%) WebDriver
7 20 (4.43%) Bower
8 19 (4.21%) JIRA
9 15 (3.33%) Eclipse
9 15 (3.33%) Jasmine
10 14 (3.10%) TeamCity
10 14 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (2.88%) Selenium
11 13 (2.88%) Cucumber
12 12 (2.66%) JUnit
12 12 (2.66%) Maven
12 12 (2.66%) Xcode
13 9 (2.00%) webpack
14 8 (1.77%) QUnit
14 8 (1.77%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 70 (15.52%) Finance
2 64 (14.19%) Banking
3 42 (9.31%) Front Office
4 37 (8.20%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.88%) Marketing
5 13 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.44%) Advertising
7 10 (2.22%) Retail
8 7 (1.55%) Legal
8 7 (1.55%) Games
9 6 (1.33%) Back Office
10 5 (1.11%) German Language
11 4 (0.89%) French Language
11 4 (0.89%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.44%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.44%) Hindi Language
13 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 348 (77.16%) Developer
2 75 (16.63%) Java Developer
3 47 (10.42%) C# Developer
4 44 (9.76%) Senior Developer
5 35 (7.76%) .NET Developer
5 35 (7.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 25 (5.54%) iOS Developer
7 24 (5.32%) PHP Developer
8 23 (5.10%) Analyst
9 19 (4.21%) Front-End Developer
9 19 (4.21%) Python Developer
10 18 (3.99%) Programmer
11 17 (3.77%) Architect
12 16 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
13 15 (3.33%) C++ Developer
14 14 (3.10%) Web Developer
15 13 (2.88%) UI Developer
16 12 (2.66%) UI Programmer
16 12 (2.66%) DevOps Engineer
17 10 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (31.04%) HTML
2 116 (25.72%) .NET
3 101 (22.39%) CSS
4 87 (19.29%) HTML5
5 81 (17.96%) AngularJS
6 67 (14.86%) jQuery
7 64 (14.19%) Web Services
8 63 (13.97%) XML
9 62 (13.75%) RESTful
10 57 (12.64%) CSS3
11 52 (11.53%) JSON
12 44 (9.76%) REST
13 41 (9.09%) Spring
13 41 (9.09%) ASP.NET
14 39 (8.65%) Backbone.js
15 35 (7.76%) WCF
16 31 (6.87%) .NET Framework
17 30 (6.65%) WPF
18 21 (4.66%) Ajax
19 20 (4.43%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.08%) Derivative
2 38 (8.43%) Computer Science
2 38 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.87%) User Experience
4 23 (5.10%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.77%) Open Source
5 17 (3.77%) Mathematics
6 16 (3.55%) Fixed Income
7 14 (3.10%) Social Media
8 11 (2.44%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (2.00%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.00%) Equities
10 9 (2.00%) Spread Betting
11 8 (1.77%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (1.77%) iPhone
11 8 (1.77%) W3C
11 8 (1.77%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.20%) Linux
2 31 (6.87%) Apple iOS
3 29 (6.43%) Windows
4 21 (4.66%) UNIX
5 13 (2.88%) Android
6 11 (2.44%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.55%) Debian
8 4 (0.89%) CentOS
9 3 (0.67%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.67%) AIX
9 3 (0.67%) Solaris
9 3 (0.67%) VMS
10 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.22%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.22%) SUSE
11 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (24.61%) OOP
3 110 (24.39%) TDD
4 75 (16.63%) MVC
5 57 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (11.31%) OOD
7 43 (9.53%) BDD
8 40 (8.87%) Scrum
9 37 (8.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 36 (7.98%) Data Modelling
11 34 (7.54%) SOA
12 32 (7.10%) Web Development
13 29 (6.43%) Unit Testing
14 28 (6.21%) Software Engineering
14 28 (6.21%) iOS Development
14 28 (6.21%) OO PHP
15 25 (5.54%) E-Commerce
16 24 (5.32%) Multithreading
17 21 (4.66%) Analytics
18 16 (3.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 167 (37.03%) Java
2 157 (34.81%) C#
3 149 (33.04%) JavaScript
4 116 (25.72%) SQL
5 72 (15.96%) C++
6 60 (13.30%) PHP
7 45 (9.98%) Python
8 19 (4.21%) Objective-C
9 17 (3.77%) Perl
9 17 (3.77%) T-SQL
10 15 (3.33%) Shell Script
11 14 (3.10%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.88%) Ruby
13 11 (2.44%) VBA
14 10 (2.22%) PHP5
15 8 (1.77%) Scala
16 7 (1.55%) C
17 6 (1.33%) Bash Shell
18 5 (1.11%) XAML
19 3 (0.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 52 (11.53%) Degree
2 12 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) PhD
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.33%) QA
2 5 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.44%) Basel III
3 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) WCAG
4 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.11%) Apache Flume
1 5 (1.11%) HDFS
2 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (3.99%) Puppet
3 8 (1.77%) Nagios
4 7 (1.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 7 (1.55%) yum
5 5 (1.11%) Oozie
6 3 (0.67%) Control-M
7 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.44%) SCCM
7 2 (0.44%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 38 (8.43%) Oracle
2 30 (6.65%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.33%) Adobe
4 14 (3.10%) Sybase
5 13 (2.88%) HP
6 11 (2.44%) Zend
6 11 (2.44%) DevExpress
7 7 (1.55%) DigitalOcean
7 7 (1.55%) Telerik
8 6 (1.33%) Business Objects
8 6 (1.33%) Apple
9 5 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.11%) Twitter
10 4 (0.89%) Tableau
10 4 (0.89%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.67%) Google
11 3 (0.67%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.67%) webMethods
11 3 (0.67%) BEA
11 3 (0.67%) Pega
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