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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 58 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 201 235 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.43% 4.05% 4.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 5.22% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 181 252
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £24.23 £45.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +60.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
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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
4608 4500 5541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.70% 77.53% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 3349 4119
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 95
Average hourly rate £21.30 £23.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.85 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 July 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 July 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.

1 220 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (40.95%) Java
3 158 (37.62%) C#
4 136 (32.38%) JavaScript
5 131 (31.19%) TDD
6 127 (30.24%) .NET
7 124 (29.52%) HTML
8 121 (28.81%) SQL
9 115 (27.38%) Finance
10 96 (22.86%) CSS
11 91 (21.67%) SQL Server
11 91 (21.67%) HTML5
12 78 (18.57%) Web Services
13 74 (17.62%) BDD
14 72 (17.14%) XML
14 72 (17.14%) AngularJS
15 71 (16.90%) Scrum
16 70 (16.67%) CSS3
17 68 (16.19%) OOD
18 65 (15.48%) jQuery
19 64 (15.24%) OOP
20 62 (14.76%) Front Office
21 59 (14.05%) MVC
22 58 (13.81%) Banking
23 57 (13.57%) PHP
24 53 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
25 52 (12.38%) JSON
26 51 (12.14%) Multithreading
27 48 (11.43%) Linux
28 47 (11.19%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (6.19%) Node.js
2 22 (5.24%) Apache
3 9 (2.14%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.67%) CMS
5 7 (1.67%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.43%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.43%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.19%) IIS
7 5 (1.19%) JBoss
7 5 (1.19%) MTS
7 5 (1.19%) Confluence
8 4 (0.95%) WordPress
8 4 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.95%) SAS
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.48%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.48%) Joomla!
Applications
1 21 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.19%) Magento
2 3 (0.71%) GoldMine
3 2 (0.48%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.48%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.48%) RMDS
4 1 (0.24%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.48%) SaaS
3 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.24%) Force.com
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.24%) PaaS
4 1 (0.24%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.05%) Internet
2 6 (1.43%) AMQP
3 4 (0.95%) HTTP
4 3 (0.71%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) DNS
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
5 1 (0.24%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) IPsec
5 1 (0.24%) SMTP
5 1 (0.24%) DHCP
5 1 (0.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.33%) MySQL
3 30 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 18 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.81%) Hadoop
7 16 (3.81%) Big Data
8 14 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (3.10%) NoSQL
10 11 (2.62%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.14%) DTS
12 8 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.90%) Redis
12 8 (1.90%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.67%) EDRMS
14 6 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 44 (10.48%) Subversion
2 34 (8.10%) Git (software)
3 27 (6.43%) Jenkins
4 22 (5.24%) Jasmine
4 22 (5.24%) Grunt
5 20 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 19 (4.52%) Bower
6 19 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (4.52%) TeamCity
6 19 (4.52%) JUnit
7 18 (4.29%) Visual Studio
7 18 (4.29%) JIRA
8 17 (4.05%) Maven
8 17 (4.05%) WebDriver
9 16 (3.81%) Mercurial
10 14 (3.33%) NUnit
11 12 (2.86%) Eclipse
11 12 (2.86%) Selenium
11 12 (2.86%) SpecFlow
12 11 (2.62%) ReSharper
General
1 115 (27.38%) Finance
2 62 (14.76%) Front Office
3 58 (13.81%) Banking
4 22 (5.24%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.62%) Retail
6 10 (2.38%) Back Office
7 9 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.67%) Games
9 5 (1.19%) Publishing
9 5 (1.19%) Legal
10 3 (0.71%) Advertising
11 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 332 (79.05%) Developer
2 84 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 73 (17.38%) Java Developer
4 54 (12.86%) C# Developer
5 46 (10.95%) .NET Developer
6 28 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 26 (6.19%) PHP Developer
8 24 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 24 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (5.24%) Architect
10 20 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
11 18 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
12 16 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
13 14 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (3.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 14 (3.33%) Python Developer
14 12 (2.86%) iOS Developer
15 11 (2.62%) UI Developer
16 10 (2.38%) Android Developer
16 10 (2.38%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (30.24%) .NET
2 124 (29.52%) HTML
3 96 (22.86%) CSS
4 91 (21.67%) HTML5
5 78 (18.57%) Web Services
6 72 (17.14%) XML
6 72 (17.14%) AngularJS
7 70 (16.67%) CSS3
8 65 (15.48%) jQuery
9 52 (12.38%) JSON
10 42 (10.00%) ASP.NET
10 42 (10.00%) RESTful
11 38 (9.05%) Spring
12 37 (8.81%) WCF
13 36 (8.57%) .NET Framework
14 34 (8.10%) Backbone.js
15 32 (7.62%) REST
15 32 (7.62%) WPF
16 26 (6.19%) SOAP
17 25 (5.95%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.71%) Derivative
2 41 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.95%) User Experience
4 24 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.81%) Market Risk
6 15 (3.57%) Credit Risk
7 14 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.33%) Credit Derivative
8 13 (3.10%) Fixed Income
8 13 (3.10%) Mathematics
9 12 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (2.62%) N-Tier
10 11 (2.62%) Equities
11 10 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
12 9 (2.14%) Client/Server
12 9 (2.14%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.90%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.43%) Grid Computing
14 6 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.43%) Linux
2 37 (8.81%) Windows
3 22 (5.24%) UNIX
4 14 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 14 (3.33%) Android
5 6 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.48%) CentOS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (31.19%) TDD
3 74 (17.62%) BDD
4 71 (16.90%) Scrum
5 68 (16.19%) OOD
6 64 (15.24%) OOP
7 59 (14.05%) MVC
8 53 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (12.14%) Multithreading
10 40 (9.52%) SOA
11 33 (7.86%) Responsive Web Design
12 32 (7.62%) Unit Testing
12 32 (7.62%) Software Engineering
13 30 (7.14%) E-Commerce
14 28 (6.67%) Waterfall
15 26 (6.19%) Project Management
16 24 (5.71%) Web Development
16 24 (5.71%) Analytics
17 23 (5.48%) OO PHP
17 23 (5.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 172 (40.95%) Java
2 158 (37.62%) C#
3 136 (32.38%) JavaScript
4 121 (28.81%) SQL
5 57 (13.57%) PHP
6 47 (11.19%) C++
7 32 (7.62%) Python
8 21 (5.00%) Perl
9 15 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 15 (3.57%) PHP5
10 14 (3.33%) T-SQL
11 13 (3.10%) Scala
12 12 (2.86%) Objective-C
12 12 (2.86%) Ruby
13 10 (2.38%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.14%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.90%) VBA
16 7 (1.67%) C
17 6 (1.43%) Apple Swift
18 5 (1.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (8.33%) Degree
2 17 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.14%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.24%) MCTS
6 1 (0.24%) MCSD
6 1 (0.24%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Basel III
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (0.95%) Apache Flume
1 4 (0.95%) GridGain
1 4 (0.95%) HDFS
2 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) Varnish
3 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (4.76%) Puppet
2 13 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.14%) Vagrant
4 6 (1.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 4 (0.95%) Control-M
5 4 (0.95%) Oozie
5 4 (0.95%) yum
6 2 (0.48%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.48%) Nagios
6 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.48%) SCCM
7 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.24%) MOM
7 1 (0.24%) StatsD
7 1 (0.24%) logstash
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 45 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.24%) Oracle
3 21 (5.00%) Sybase
4 15 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.86%) Zend
6 11 (2.62%) DevExpress
6 11 (2.62%) HP
7 10 (2.38%) webMethods
8 9 (2.14%) Telerik
9 7 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.43%) Google
10 6 (1.43%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.19%) Tradeweb
11 5 (1.19%) Bloomberg
11 5 (1.19%) ION Trading
12 4 (0.95%) Tableau
12 4 (0.95%) eSpeed
12 4 (0.95%) Informatica
12 4 (0.95%) Pega
12 4 (0.95%) TIBCO
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