The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 43 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 235 321 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.98% 4.52% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.27% 5.93% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 250 250
Average daily rate
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£445 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.97 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4462 5414 5841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.65% 76.20% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 4055 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 95 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.30 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OO
London

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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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 196 (40.58%) Java
2 159 (32.92%) TDD
3 157 (32.51%) JavaScript
4 155 (32.09%) HTML
5 137 (28.36%) SQL
6 135 (27.95%) C#
7 126 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 119 (24.64%) CSS
9 118 (24.43%) Finance
10 113 (23.40%) .NET
11 95 (19.67%) Banking
12 93 (19.25%) Scrum
13 92 (19.05%) Web Services
14 91 (18.84%) MVC
14 91 (18.84%) HTML5
15 84 (17.39%) OOD
16 81 (16.77%) SQL Server
17 80 (16.56%) XML
18 76 (15.73%) PHP
19 74 (15.32%) jQuery
20 73 (15.11%) Spring
20 73 (15.11%) Oracle
21 68 (14.08%) BDD
22 65 (13.46%) Front Office
23 62 (12.84%) CSS3
24 60 (12.42%) OOP
25 58 (12.01%) MySQL
25 58 (12.01%) Subversion
26 56 (11.59%) Degree
27 55 (11.39%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (5.59%) Node.js
2 21 (4.35%) Apache
3 16 (3.31%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.48%) WebLogic
4 12 (2.48%) CMS
5 11 (2.28%) Oracle Coherence
6 10 (2.07%) IIS
7 9 (1.86%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.66%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.45%) TIBCO EMS
9 7 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.24%) Confluence
10 6 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.83%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.83%) Orchard CMS
12 3 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.07%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.83%) MS Project
4 3 (0.62%) MS Office
4 3 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
6 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.45%) ION MarketView
2 6 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.04%) Magento
3 5 (1.04%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.21%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.86%) SaaS
2 8 (1.66%) PaaS
2 8 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.24%) GitHub
4 5 (1.04%) IaaS
5 4 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.11%) Internet
2 14 (2.90%) HTTP
3 10 (2.07%) SSL
4 6 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.04%) DNS
5 5 (1.04%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.83%) Intranet
7 3 (0.62%) AMQP
7 3 (0.62%) VoIP
8 2 (0.41%) FTP
8 2 (0.41%) SAN
8 2 (0.41%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.41%) LDAP
8 2 (0.41%) Firewall
8 2 (0.41%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.41%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 58 (12.01%) MySQL
3 38 (7.87%) MongoDB
4 36 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (7.25%) Relational Database
6 24 (4.97%) NoSQL
7 20 (4.14%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.86%) Big Data
11 8 (1.66%) OLAP
12 7 (1.45%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.45%) Redis
13 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.24%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.04%) SQLite
14 5 (1.04%) KDB
Development Applications
1 58 (12.01%) Subversion
2 53 (10.97%) Git (software)
3 28 (5.80%) JIRA
4 26 (5.38%) JUnit
5 24 (4.97%) Maven
6 23 (4.76%) Jenkins
7 22 (4.55%) Cucumber
8 21 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (4.14%) Visual Studio
10 17 (3.52%) NUnit
11 15 (3.11%) Mercurial
11 15 (3.11%) Selenium
12 14 (2.90%) Xcode
12 14 (2.90%) Eclipse
13 12 (2.48%) TeamCity
14 10 (2.07%) WebDriver
14 10 (2.07%) PHPUnit
15 6 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (1.24%) IntelliJ
15 6 (1.24%) Ant
General
1 118 (24.43%) Finance
2 95 (19.67%) Banking
3 65 (13.46%) Front Office
4 53 (10.97%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.35%) Back Office
6 12 (2.48%) Advertising
7 11 (2.28%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.07%) Games
8 10 (2.07%) Marketing
9 7 (1.45%) Law
10 5 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.04%) French Language
11 4 (0.83%) Legal
12 3 (0.62%) Billing
12 3 (0.62%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.41%) German Language
13 2 (0.41%) Publishing
13 2 (0.41%) Retail
14 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 367 (75.98%) Developer
2 75 (15.53%) Java Developer
3 53 (10.97%) PHP Developer
4 47 (9.73%) Senior Developer
5 33 (6.83%) .NET Developer
5 33 (6.83%) C# Developer
5 33 (6.83%) iOS Developer
6 26 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 25 (5.18%) Architect
8 22 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
9 21 (4.35%) Python Developer
10 20 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (3.93%) Analyst
12 13 (2.69%) Software Engineer
13 11 (2.28%) Scala Developer
14 10 (2.07%) Business Analyst
14 10 (2.07%) Tester
14 10 (2.07%) Lead Developer
15 9 (1.86%) Senior Java Developer
15 9 (1.86%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (32.09%) HTML
2 119 (24.64%) CSS
3 113 (23.40%) .NET
4 92 (19.05%) Web Services
5 91 (18.84%) HTML5
6 80 (16.56%) XML
7 74 (15.32%) jQuery
8 73 (15.11%) Spring
9 62 (12.84%) CSS3
10 52 (10.77%) AngularJS
11 49 (10.14%) ASP.NET
12 47 (9.73%) Backbone.js
13 40 (8.28%) REST
14 39 (8.07%) RESTful
14 39 (8.07%) JSON
15 38 (7.87%) .NET Framework
15 38 (7.87%) Ajax
15 38 (7.87%) Hibernate
16 35 (7.25%) WCF
17 30 (6.21%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.11%) Computer Science
2 28 (5.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 26 (5.38%) Derivative
4 25 (5.18%) Mobile App
5 24 (4.97%) Open Source
6 19 (3.93%) Fixed Income
7 16 (3.31%) iPhone
8 12 (2.48%) Credit Risk
9 10 (2.07%) Equities
9 10 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.66%) iPad
10 8 (1.66%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
11 7 (1.45%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.24%) Market Risk
12 6 (1.24%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.24%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.24%) Social Media
13 5 (1.04%) Physics
14 4 (0.83%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 55 (11.39%) Linux
2 44 (9.11%) UNIX
3 41 (8.49%) Apple iOS
4 30 (6.21%) Windows
5 22 (4.55%) Android
6 5 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.62%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.21%) Debian
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
8 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (32.92%) TDD
2 126 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (19.25%) Scrum
4 91 (18.84%) MVC
5 84 (17.39%) OOD
6 68 (14.08%) BDD
7 60 (12.42%) OOP
8 50 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (10.14%) UML
10 45 (9.32%) Software Engineering
11 39 (8.07%) Unit Testing
11 39 (8.07%) OO PHP
12 33 (6.83%) iOS Development
12 33 (6.83%) Multithreading
13 26 (5.38%) E-Commerce
14 24 (4.97%) Risk Management
15 23 (4.76%) SOA
16 21 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
17 20 (4.14%) Project Management
18 19 (3.93%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 196 (40.58%) Java
2 157 (32.51%) JavaScript
3 137 (28.36%) SQL
4 135 (27.95%) C#
5 76 (15.73%) PHP
6 54 (11.18%) Python
7 36 (7.45%) Objective-C
8 35 (7.25%) C++
9 25 (5.18%) PHP5
10 24 (4.97%) T-SQL
11 23 (4.76%) Ruby
12 19 (3.93%) Shell Script
13 17 (3.52%) Scala
14 14 (2.90%) C
14 14 (2.90%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.66%) Clojure
16 7 (1.45%) Groovy
16 7 (1.45%) Perl
17 6 (1.24%) VBA
18 4 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (11.59%) Degree
2 20 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.83%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.21%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.21%) MCP
6 1 (0.21%) PhD
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.14%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) Basel III
2 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) Section 508
3 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) Varnish
1 2 (0.41%) HDFS
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (2.28%) Puppet
2 7 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.83%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (0.41%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.21%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.21%) logstash
6 1 (0.21%) Control-M
Vendors
1 73 (15.11%) Oracle
2 39 (8.07%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.18%) Zend
4 18 (3.73%) Sybase
5 14 (2.90%) Bloomberg
6 13 (2.69%) Adobe
7 12 (2.48%) IBM
8 11 (2.28%) JBoss
9 9 (1.86%) DevExpress
10 8 (1.66%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.45%) Apple
11 7 (1.45%) Murex
11 7 (1.45%) Fidessa
11 7 (1.45%) ION Trading
12 6 (1.24%) EPiServer
12 6 (1.24%) SAP
12 6 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.24%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.24%) Twitter
13 5 (1.04%) JD Edwards
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