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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 44 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 223 294 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.95% 4.30% 4.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.06% 5.58% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 235 236
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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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
4408 5266 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.03% 77.10% 75.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3466 3885 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 57 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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.

1 200 (42.83%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (34.90%) Java
3 147 (31.48%) JavaScript
4 143 (30.62%) HTML
5 126 (26.98%) C#
6 115 (24.63%) TDD
7 112 (23.98%) SQL
8 98 (20.99%) .NET
8 98 (20.99%) CSS
9 95 (20.34%) Banking
10 94 (20.13%) MVC
11 91 (19.49%) OOP
12 89 (19.06%) Finance
13 82 (17.56%) HTML5
14 77 (16.49%) Web Services
14 77 (16.49%) PHP
15 76 (16.27%) XML
16 74 (15.85%) Linux
17 72 (15.42%) Git (software)
18 66 (14.13%) Scrum
19 65 (13.92%) Degree
20 64 (13.70%) AngularJS
21 63 (13.49%) OOD
22 62 (13.28%) UNIX
23 61 (13.06%) jQuery
24 60 (12.85%) SQL Server
25 59 (12.63%) Subversion
26 56 (11.99%) Computer Science
27 55 (11.78%) MySQL
28 54 (11.56%) RESTful

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (4.71%) Node.js
2 20 (4.28%) Apache
3 14 (3.00%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.93%) CMS
6 6 (1.28%) WordPress
7 5 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.07%) IIS
8 4 (0.86%) JBoss
8 4 (0.86%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.86%) Drupal
8 4 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.64%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.43%) nginx
10 2 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.07%) MS Office
2 5 (1.07%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) SPSS
4 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.21%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) SAP HR
1 2 (0.43%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.21%) Tesseract
2 1 (0.21%) Minerva
2 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.21%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) GitHub
3 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.21%) Force.com
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.35%) Internet
2 13 (2.78%) HTTP
3 7 (1.50%) Intranet
4 5 (1.07%) SSL
5 4 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.86%) Network Security
6 3 (0.64%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.43%) Firewall
7 2 (0.43%) DVB
7 2 (0.43%) FTP
7 2 (0.43%) VPN
8 1 (0.21%) SSH
8 1 (0.21%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.21%) LDAP
8 1 (0.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 55 (11.78%) MySQL
3 31 (6.64%) MongoDB
4 30 (6.42%) Relational Database
5 29 (6.21%) NoSQL
6 21 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (3.00%) Redis
8 12 (2.57%) Big Data
8 12 (2.57%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.14%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.71%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.86%) DB2
14 4 (0.86%) ObjectStore
14 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 72 (15.42%) Git (software)
2 59 (12.63%) Subversion
3 34 (7.28%) JIRA
4 21 (4.50%) Jenkins
5 20 (4.28%) Visual Studio
6 17 (3.64%) Maven
6 17 (3.64%) Xcode
7 16 (3.43%) Eclipse
7 16 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (3.43%) Grunt
7 16 (3.43%) Cucumber
7 16 (3.43%) WebDriver
8 15 (3.21%) JUnit
9 14 (3.00%) TeamCity
9 14 (3.00%) Mercurial
10 13 (2.78%) Selenium
11 9 (1.93%) Bower
12 8 (1.71%) Mockito
12 8 (1.71%) Redmine
13 7 (1.50%) FogBugz
General
1 95 (20.34%) Banking
2 89 (19.06%) Finance
3 53 (11.35%) Investment Banking
4 45 (9.64%) Front Office
5 13 (2.78%) Marketing
5 13 (2.78%) Retail
6 11 (2.36%) Games
7 10 (2.14%) Back Office
8 9 (1.93%) French Language
9 7 (1.50%) German Language
9 7 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.50%) Advertising
10 3 (0.64%) Legal
11 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 368 (78.80%) Developer
2 74 (15.85%) Java Developer
3 54 (11.56%) Senior Developer
4 43 (9.21%) PHP Developer
5 39 (8.35%) C# Developer
5 39 (8.35%) iOS Developer
6 27 (5.78%) .NET Developer
7 23 (4.93%) JavaScript Developer
8 22 (4.71%) Front-End Developer
9 20 (4.28%) Architect
10 18 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (3.64%) Analyst
12 15 (3.21%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 15 (3.21%) Python Developer
13 13 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
13 13 (2.78%) C++ Developer
14 12 (2.57%) Programmer
14 12 (2.57%) UI Developer
15 11 (2.36%) Web Developer
16 10 (2.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (30.62%) HTML
2 98 (20.99%) .NET
2 98 (20.99%) CSS
3 82 (17.56%) HTML5
4 77 (16.49%) Web Services
5 76 (16.27%) XML
6 64 (13.70%) AngularJS
7 61 (13.06%) jQuery
8 54 (11.56%) RESTful
9 50 (10.71%) Spring
10 46 (9.85%) JSON
11 41 (8.78%) CSS3
12 38 (8.14%) ASP.NET
13 36 (7.71%) Backbone.js
14 33 (7.07%) REST
15 30 (6.42%) .NET Framework
16 29 (6.21%) Hibernate
17 27 (5.78%) WCF
17 27 (5.78%) Symfony
18 26 (5.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.99%) Computer Science
2 35 (7.49%) Mobile App
2 35 (7.49%) Derivative
3 28 (6.00%) User Experience
4 27 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (5.14%) Open Source
6 17 (3.64%) iPhone
7 16 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (3.43%) Algorithms
8 15 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (3.00%) Fixed Income
9 14 (3.00%) Data Structures
10 13 (2.78%) Mathematics
10 13 (2.78%) Equities
11 12 (2.57%) iPad
12 10 (2.14%) Management Information System
12 10 (2.14%) W3C
12 10 (2.14%) N-Tier
12 10 (2.14%) Market Risk
13 8 (1.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 74 (15.85%) Linux
2 62 (13.28%) UNIX
3 46 (9.85%) Apple iOS
4 28 (6.00%) Windows
5 18 (3.85%) Android
6 16 (3.43%) Ubuntu
7 12 (2.57%) Debian
8 5 (1.07%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.07%) CentOS
9 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.64%) VMS
10 3 (0.64%) AIX
10 3 (0.64%) Solaris
11 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (42.83%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (24.63%) TDD
3 94 (20.13%) MVC
4 91 (19.49%) OOP
5 66 (14.13%) Scrum
6 63 (13.49%) OOD
7 51 (10.92%) Software Engineering
7 51 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (9.85%) OO PHP
9 44 (9.42%) iOS Development
10 41 (8.78%) BDD
11 32 (6.85%) E-Commerce
12 31 (6.64%) SOA
13 29 (6.21%) Responsive Web Design
14 27 (5.78%) Unit Testing
15 25 (5.35%) Multithreading
16 23 (4.93%) UML
17 22 (4.71%) Kanban
18 20 (4.28%) Web Development
19 19 (4.07%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 163 (34.90%) Java
2 147 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 126 (26.98%) C#
4 112 (23.98%) SQL
5 77 (16.49%) PHP
6 49 (10.49%) C++
7 40 (8.57%) Python
8 33 (7.07%) Objective-C
9 31 (6.64%) Shell Script
10 20 (4.28%) PHP5
10 20 (4.28%) T-SQL
11 18 (3.85%) Ruby
12 16 (3.43%) PL/SQL
13 14 (3.00%) Perl
14 12 (2.57%) VBA
15 9 (1.93%) C
16 7 (1.50%) Scala
17 6 (1.28%) Groovy
18 5 (1.07%) Apex Code
19 4 (0.86%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 65 (13.92%) Degree
2 9 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) PhD
4 2 (0.43%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.50%) QA
2 4 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.43%) WCAG
3 2 (0.43%) Basel III
4 1 (0.21%) WAI
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.43%) Varnish
1 2 (0.43%) HDFS
2 1 (0.21%) KVM
2 1 (0.21%) Xen
2 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 19 (4.07%) Puppet
2 18 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.36%) Nagios
4 2 (0.43%) logstash
4 2 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.21%) Oozie
5 1 (0.21%) Graphite
5 1 (0.21%) Kibana
5 1 (0.21%) collectd
5 1 (0.21%) StatsD
5 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.21%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.21%) yum
5 1 (0.21%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 51 (10.92%) Oracle
2 37 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.71%) Zend
4 18 (3.85%) Sybase
5 15 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (2.57%) Adobe
7 11 (2.36%) DigitalOcean
8 7 (1.50%) New Relic
8 7 (1.50%) DevExpress
8 7 (1.50%) IBM
9 6 (1.28%) Apple
9 6 (1.28%) HP
10 5 (1.07%) Google
11 4 (0.86%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.86%) SAP
11 4 (0.86%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.64%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.64%) Twitter
12 3 (0.64%) GoldenSource
12 3 (0.64%) Business Objects
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