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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 59 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing OO 167 230 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.17% 3.96% 4.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 5.11% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 171 265
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.81 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.75% -3.85%
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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
4239 4497 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.59% 77.43% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3360 3351 4122
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 70
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -0.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.95 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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.

1 197 (51.44%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (43.08%) Java
3 149 (38.90%) C#
4 122 (31.85%) JavaScript
5 120 (31.33%) Finance
6 114 (29.77%) TDD
6 114 (29.77%) .NET
7 110 (28.72%) HTML
8 105 (27.42%) SQL
9 86 (22.45%) SQL Server
10 82 (21.41%) CSS
11 77 (20.10%) HTML5
12 71 (18.54%) Web Services
13 70 (18.28%) BDD
14 69 (18.02%) Scrum
15 66 (17.23%) OOP
15 66 (17.23%) OOD
16 62 (16.19%) Banking
17 61 (15.93%) XML
18 59 (15.40%) Front Office
18 59 (15.40%) AngularJS
19 58 (15.14%) MVC
20 57 (14.88%) jQuery
20 57 (14.88%) CSS3
21 52 (13.58%) PHP
22 48 (12.53%) Multithreading
23 47 (12.27%) Linux
24 43 (11.23%) C++
24 43 (11.23%) Oracle
25 42 (10.97%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 23 (6.01%) Apache
2 15 (3.92%) Node.js
3 8 (2.09%) JBoss
3 8 (2.09%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.83%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.57%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.57%) CMS
6 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.31%) Confluence
7 4 (1.04%) WordPress
7 4 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.04%) IIS
7 4 (1.04%) MTS
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.52%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.52%) Drupal
9 2 (0.52%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.52%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.52%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) GoldMine
2 3 (0.78%) Magento
3 2 (0.52%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.52%) RMDS
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.26%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.52%) SaaS
3 2 (0.52%) PaaS
3 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) Force.com
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.26%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.39%) Internet
2 6 (1.57%) AMQP
2 6 (1.57%) HTTP
3 3 (0.78%) Intranet
4 2 (0.52%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) SMTP
5 1 (0.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.62%) MySQL
3 31 (8.09%) Relational Database
4 21 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (4.70%) Hadoop
6 17 (4.44%) Big Data
7 16 (4.18%) MongoDB
8 14 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (3.13%) RDBMS
10 12 (3.13%) NoSQL
11 8 (2.09%) Redis
11 8 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (2.09%) DTS
12 7 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.83%) EDRMS
12 7 (1.83%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.57%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (10.97%) Subversion
2 30 (7.83%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.74%) Jenkins
4 20 (5.22%) Cucumber
5 18 (4.70%) TeamCity
5 18 (4.70%) Mercurial
5 18 (4.70%) JUnit
6 16 (4.18%) Maven
6 16 (4.18%) NUnit
7 15 (3.92%) JIRA
7 15 (3.92%) Visual Studio
7 15 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (3.92%) WebDriver
8 14 (3.66%) SpecFlow
8 14 (3.66%) Grunt
9 12 (3.13%) Jasmine
9 12 (3.13%) Bower
10 11 (2.87%) FogBugz
10 11 (2.87%) Trac
10 11 (2.87%) Redmine
General
1 120 (31.33%) Finance
2 62 (16.19%) Banking
3 59 (15.40%) Front Office
4 24 (6.27%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.39%) Retail
6 12 (3.13%) Back Office
7 9 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.31%) Publishing
8 5 (1.31%) Games
8 5 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.04%) Legal
10 3 (0.78%) Advertising
10 3 (0.78%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Marketing
12 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 304 (79.37%) Developer
2 79 (20.63%) Senior Developer
3 66 (17.23%) Java Developer
4 52 (13.58%) C# Developer
5 37 (9.66%) .NET Developer
6 28 (7.31%) Senior C# Developer
7 26 (6.79%) PHP Developer
8 21 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (5.22%) Front-End Developer
10 19 (4.96%) Architect
11 18 (4.70%) Senior Java Developer
11 18 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (3.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 14 (3.66%) Android Developer
14 13 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
15 12 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
15 12 (3.13%) Python Developer
16 9 (2.35%) iOS Developer
17 8 (2.09%) Programmer
17 8 (2.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (29.77%) .NET
2 110 (28.72%) HTML
3 82 (21.41%) CSS
4 77 (20.10%) HTML5
5 71 (18.54%) Web Services
6 61 (15.93%) XML
7 59 (15.40%) AngularJS
8 57 (14.88%) CSS3
8 57 (14.88%) jQuery
9 38 (9.92%) ASP.NET
10 36 (9.40%) JSON
11 33 (8.62%) WCF
12 32 (8.36%) Spring
13 31 (8.09%) .NET Framework
14 28 (7.31%) RESTful
15 25 (6.53%) Backbone.js
16 24 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (6.27%) WPF
17 23 (6.01%) SOAP
17 23 (6.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (8.62%) Derivative
3 23 (6.01%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.18%) Credit Risk
4 16 (4.18%) User Experience
5 15 (3.92%) Market Risk
6 14 (3.66%) Credit Derivative
6 14 (3.66%) Computer Science
7 13 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (3.13%) Fixed Income
9 11 (2.87%) N-Tier
10 10 (2.61%) Equities
10 10 (2.61%) Data Structures
11 9 (2.35%) Algorithms
11 9 (2.35%) Mathematics
12 8 (2.09%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (1.57%) Grid Computing
13 6 (1.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.27%) Linux
2 34 (8.88%) Windows
3 25 (6.53%) UNIX
4 18 (4.70%) Android
5 11 (2.87%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.26%) CentOS
7 1 (0.26%) Solaris
7 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (51.44%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (29.77%) TDD
3 70 (18.28%) BDD
4 69 (18.02%) Scrum
5 66 (17.23%) OOP
5 66 (17.23%) OOD
6 58 (15.14%) MVC
7 48 (12.53%) Multithreading
8 41 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (10.44%) SOA
10 35 (9.14%) Unit Testing
11 30 (7.83%) Project Management
11 30 (7.83%) E-Commerce
12 29 (7.57%) Software Engineering
13 27 (7.05%) Responsive Web Design
14 25 (6.53%) Open Source
14 25 (6.53%) UML
15 23 (6.01%) Kanban
16 22 (5.74%) Mentoring
17 21 (5.48%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 165 (43.08%) Java
2 149 (38.90%) C#
3 122 (31.85%) JavaScript
4 105 (27.42%) SQL
5 52 (13.58%) PHP
6 43 (11.23%) C++
7 29 (7.57%) Python
8 16 (4.18%) Shell Script
8 16 (4.18%) Perl
9 15 (3.92%) PHP5
10 14 (3.66%) Ruby
10 14 (3.66%) Scala
11 11 (2.87%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.61%) Objective-C
13 9 (2.35%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.83%) VBA
14 7 (1.83%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.57%) C
16 5 (1.31%) Groovy
17 4 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (8.09%) Degree
2 15 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.35%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) MCTS
6 1 (0.26%) MCSD
6 1 (0.26%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.79%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) Basel III
2 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (1.31%) GridGain
2 4 (1.04%) HDFS
2 4 (1.04%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) Varnish
4 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (4.96%) Puppet
2 9 (2.35%) Vagrant
2 9 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.57%) Oozie
4 2 (0.52%) Control-M
4 2 (0.52%) Nagios
4 2 (0.52%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.26%) yum
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.26%) MOM
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.26%) SCCM
5 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.26%) StatsD
5 1 (0.26%) logstash
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 43 (11.23%) Oracle
2 42 (10.97%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.27%) Sybase
4 16 (4.18%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (3.13%) Zend
6 11 (2.87%) Google
7 7 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.83%) webMethods
7 7 (1.83%) HP
7 7 (1.83%) DevExpress
8 6 (1.57%) Telerik
8 6 (1.57%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.04%) Syncfusion
9 4 (1.04%) Tradeweb
9 4 (1.04%) ION Trading
9 4 (1.04%) Informatica
9 4 (1.04%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.04%) eSpeed
9 4 (1.04%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.78%) Apple
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