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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 33 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing OO 256 224 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.98% 3.86% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.31% 4.98% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 179 215
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £147.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.35 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.49% -9.35%
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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
4056 4502 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.97% 77.61% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 3197 3336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -36.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.33 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 February 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 27 February 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.

1 231 (48.13%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (36.88%) Java
3 158 (32.92%) JavaScript
4 151 (31.46%) C#
5 143 (29.79%) HTML
6 118 (24.58%) TDD
7 117 (24.38%) .NET
8 115 (23.96%) SQL
9 113 (23.54%) OOP
10 102 (21.25%) CSS
11 88 (18.33%) HTML5
12 86 (17.92%) MVC
13 81 (16.88%) AngularJS
14 74 (15.42%) XML
15 73 (15.21%) C++
16 72 (15.00%) PHP
17 71 (14.79%) Banking
18 69 (14.38%) jQuery
18 69 (14.38%) Web Services
19 68 (14.17%) Finance
20 63 (13.13%) SQL Server
20 63 (13.13%) RESTful
21 62 (12.92%) Linux
22 61 (12.71%) JSON
23 59 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
23 59 (12.29%) OOD
24 58 (12.08%) Git (software)
25 57 (11.88%) Degree
26 56 (11.67%) CSS3
27 54 (11.25%) Derivative

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (6.67%) Node.js
2 11 (2.29%) Apache
3 9 (1.88%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.67%) CMS
5 6 (1.25%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.25%) WordPress
6 5 (1.04%) Drupal
6 5 (1.04%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.04%) IIS
7 4 (0.83%) Joomla!
7 4 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.63%) SAS
9 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.42%) JBoss
9 2 (0.42%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.25%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.21%) MS Office
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.21%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Magento
2 4 (0.83%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.21%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.21%) Global One
3 1 (0.21%) Summit
3 1 (0.21%) Tesseract
3 1 (0.21%) Minerva
3 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) Force.com
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.42%) Internet
2 11 (2.29%) HTTP
3 5 (1.04%) FTP
3 5 (1.04%) Intranet
3 5 (1.04%) Network Security
4 2 (0.42%) DVB
4 2 (0.42%) Firewall
4 2 (0.42%) IPsec
4 2 (0.42%) DHCP
4 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.42%) VPN
4 2 (0.42%) DNS
4 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.42%) SSL
5 1 (0.21%) SNMP
5 1 (0.21%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.63%) MySQL
3 31 (6.46%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (5.42%) MongoDB
6 22 (4.58%) NoSQL
7 14 (2.92%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.71%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (2.50%) Big Data
10 10 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.67%) Redis
13 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.04%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.83%) DB2
14 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.83%) Impala
Development Applications
1 58 (12.08%) Git (software)
2 48 (10.00%) Subversion
3 31 (6.46%) Grunt
4 29 (6.04%) Jenkins
4 29 (6.04%) JIRA
5 21 (4.38%) Visual Studio
6 20 (4.17%) WebDriver
7 19 (3.96%) Eclipse
7 19 (3.96%) Bower
8 17 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (3.33%) JUnit
10 15 (3.13%) Cucumber
10 15 (3.13%) Jasmine
11 14 (2.92%) Maven
11 14 (2.92%) Xcode
11 14 (2.92%) Selenium
12 13 (2.71%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.88%) Mockito
14 8 (1.67%) QUnit
14 8 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 71 (14.79%) Banking
2 68 (14.17%) Finance
3 43 (8.96%) Investment Banking
4 40 (8.33%) Front Office
5 17 (3.54%) Marketing
6 11 (2.29%) Advertising
7 10 (2.08%) Retail
7 10 (2.08%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.46%) Back Office
8 7 (1.46%) Games
9 6 (1.25%) German Language
10 5 (1.04%) French Language
11 4 (0.83%) Legal
11 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.42%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.42%) Hindi Language
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
13 1 (0.21%) Law
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 371 (77.29%) Developer
2 77 (16.04%) Java Developer
3 51 (10.63%) Senior Developer
4 46 (9.58%) C# Developer
5 34 (7.08%) .NET Developer
6 32 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 30 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 30 (6.25%) iOS Developer
8 21 (4.38%) Analyst
9 19 (3.96%) Front-End Developer
10 18 (3.75%) Python Developer
10 18 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (3.75%) Architect
10 18 (3.75%) Programmer
11 17 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (3.33%) UI Developer
12 16 (3.33%) Web Developer
12 16 (3.33%) C++ Developer
13 13 (2.71%) UI Programmer
14 12 (2.50%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (29.79%) HTML
2 117 (24.38%) .NET
3 102 (21.25%) CSS
4 88 (18.33%) HTML5
5 81 (16.88%) AngularJS
6 74 (15.42%) XML
7 69 (14.38%) Web Services
7 69 (14.38%) jQuery
8 63 (13.13%) RESTful
9 61 (12.71%) JSON
10 56 (11.67%) CSS3
11 49 (10.21%) Spring
12 46 (9.58%) REST
13 42 (8.75%) ASP.NET
14 39 (8.13%) Backbone.js
15 31 (6.46%) WCF
16 30 (6.25%) .NET Framework
17 27 (5.63%) WPF
18 26 (5.42%) Symfony
19 24 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.25%) Derivative
2 44 (9.17%) Computer Science
3 35 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (6.25%) User Experience
5 29 (6.04%) Mobile App
6 24 (5.00%) Open Source
7 16 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 16 (3.33%) Fixed Income
8 14 (2.92%) Social Media
9 13 (2.71%) Algorithms
10 12 (2.50%) Data Structures
10 12 (2.50%) Management Information System
11 11 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (2.08%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.88%) W3C
13 9 (1.88%) Spread Betting
14 8 (1.67%) iPhone
14 8 (1.67%) Equities
14 8 (1.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 62 (12.92%) Linux
2 37 (7.71%) UNIX
3 36 (7.50%) Apple iOS
4 30 (6.25%) Windows
5 18 (3.75%) Android
6 15 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 11 (2.29%) Debian
8 4 (0.83%) CentOS
8 4 (0.83%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.63%) AIX
9 3 (0.63%) Solaris
9 3 (0.63%) VMS
10 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (48.13%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (24.58%) TDD
3 113 (23.54%) OOP
4 86 (17.92%) MVC
5 59 (12.29%) OOD
5 59 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (10.63%) Scrum
7 41 (8.54%) BDD
8 38 (7.92%) Responsive Web Design
8 38 (7.92%) OO PHP
9 37 (7.71%) Software Engineering
10 36 (7.50%) E-Commerce
11 35 (7.29%) Data Modelling
12 34 (7.08%) SOA
13 33 (6.88%) iOS Development
14 31 (6.46%) Web Development
15 30 (6.25%) Unit Testing
16 23 (4.79%) Multithreading
17 21 (4.38%) DevOps
18 20 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 177 (36.88%) Java
2 158 (32.92%) JavaScript
3 151 (31.46%) C#
4 115 (23.96%) SQL
5 73 (15.21%) C++
6 72 (15.00%) PHP
7 45 (9.38%) Python
8 22 (4.58%) Objective-C
9 19 (3.96%) Shell Script
9 19 (3.96%) Perl
10 17 (3.54%) Ruby
11 16 (3.33%) T-SQL
12 15 (3.13%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.29%) VBA
14 9 (1.88%) PHP5
15 8 (1.67%) C
16 7 (1.46%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.25%) Scala
18 5 (1.04%) XAML
19 4 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 57 (11.88%) Degree
2 12 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.88%) VCP4
5 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) PhD
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.21%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.54%) QA
2 5 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.42%) WCAG
3 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.42%) Basel III
3 2 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.63%) Apache Flume
1 3 (0.63%) HDFS
2 1 (0.21%) KVM
2 1 (0.21%) Xen
2 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 26 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (4.38%) Puppet
3 11 (2.29%) Nagios
4 7 (1.46%) yum
5 4 (0.83%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 4 (0.83%) Oozie
6 2 (0.42%) logstash
6 2 (0.42%) Control-M
7 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.21%) SCCM
7 1 (0.21%) Kibana
7 1 (0.21%) Graphite
7 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.21%) collectd
7 1 (0.21%) StatsD
Vendors
1 44 (9.17%) Oracle
2 33 (6.88%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.33%) Adobe
3 16 (3.33%) Sybase
4 14 (2.92%) Zend
5 11 (2.29%) DevExpress
5 11 (2.29%) DigitalOcean
6 10 (2.08%) HP
7 8 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.46%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.25%) Apple
9 6 (1.25%) Telerik
10 5 (1.04%) Twitter
10 5 (1.04%) New Relic
11 4 (0.83%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.83%) Tableau
11 4 (0.83%) Google
11 4 (0.83%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.83%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.63%) BEA
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