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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 46 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 131 220 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.75% 4.02% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 4.99% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 194 198
Average daily rate £500 £456 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
OO
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
2957 4410 4960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.70% 80.65% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 3433 3638
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +14.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.55 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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.

1 125 (57.87%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (53.70%) Java
3 93 (43.06%) JavaScript
4 91 (42.13%) Finance
5 85 (39.35%) HTML
6 80 (37.04%) TDD
7 75 (34.72%) CSS
8 65 (30.09%) C#
9 56 (25.93%) BDD
10 55 (25.46%) Banking
11 52 (24.07%) HTML5
11 52 (24.07%) AngularJS
12 51 (23.61%) .NET
13 48 (22.22%) SQL
14 43 (19.91%) OOP
15 41 (18.98%) SQL Server
16 40 (18.52%) Spring
17 39 (18.06%) OOD
18 38 (17.59%) Scrum
18 38 (17.59%) CSS3
19 37 (17.13%) XML
20 35 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
21 32 (14.81%) Web Services
21 32 (14.81%) Git (software)
22 31 (14.35%) Front End Development
23 30 (13.89%) Linux
23 30 (13.89%) Software Engineering
24 29 (13.43%) REST
24 29 (13.43%) React
25 28 (12.96%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (12.50%) Node.js
2 12 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.63%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.70%) CMS
6 7 (3.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (2.78%) Apache
7 6 (2.78%) IIS
8 5 (2.31%) Mule
9 4 (1.85%) JBoss
10 3 (1.39%) Drupal
10 3 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.39%) WordPress
11 2 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.46%) Confluence
12 1 (0.46%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.46%) nginx
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Endur
2 2 (0.93%) Magento
2 2 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.93%) GitHub
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.17%) HTTP
2 6 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.46%) DNS
3 1 (0.46%) Firewall
3 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.98%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.48%) MySQL
5 13 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 9 (4.17%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.78%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.78%) Redis
11 5 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.31%) Big Data
11 5 (2.31%) KDB
12 4 (1.85%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.85%) OLTP
12 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.39%) HBase
Development Applications
1 32 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.72%) Subversion
3 20 (9.26%) Maven
4 19 (8.80%) JUnit
5 18 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 16 (7.41%) Cucumber
6 16 (7.41%) Selenium
7 15 (6.94%) JIRA
8 14 (6.48%) SpecFlow
9 10 (4.63%) Grunt
10 9 (4.17%) Mockito
11 8 (3.70%) NUnit
12 7 (3.24%) gulp
12 7 (3.24%) MSTest
13 6 (2.78%) Hudson
13 6 (2.78%) WebDriver
14 5 (2.31%) EasyMock
14 5 (2.31%) Gradle
14 5 (2.31%) Karma Test Runner
14 5 (2.31%) Mocha
General
1 91 (42.13%) Finance
2 55 (25.46%) Banking
3 25 (11.57%) Front Office
4 21 (9.72%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.85%) Back Office
7 3 (1.39%) Advertising
7 3 (1.39%) Arabic Language
7 3 (1.39%) Law
7 3 (1.39%) Legal
7 3 (1.39%) Marketing
7 3 (1.39%) Retail
8 1 (0.46%) Billing
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (80.09%) Developer
2 51 (23.61%) Java Developer
3 50 (23.15%) Senior Developer
4 33 (15.28%) C# Developer
5 26 (12.04%) .NET Developer
6 25 (11.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 24 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 22 (10.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (9.72%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (5.09%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (5.09%) Software Developer
12 9 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 9 (4.17%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 9 (4.17%) Web Developer
13 8 (3.70%) Architect
13 8 (3.70%) C++ Developer
13 8 (3.70%) Python Developer
14 7 (3.24%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (39.35%) HTML
2 75 (34.72%) CSS
3 52 (24.07%) AngularJS
3 52 (24.07%) HTML5
4 51 (23.61%) .NET
5 40 (18.52%) Spring
6 38 (17.59%) CSS3
7 37 (17.13%) XML
8 32 (14.81%) Web Services
9 29 (13.43%) React
9 29 (13.43%) REST
10 28 (12.96%) .NET Framework
11 23 (10.65%) jQuery
12 22 (10.19%) RESTful
13 21 (9.72%) Backbone.js
14 19 (8.80%) SOAP
15 18 (8.33%) J2EE
16 17 (7.87%) JSON
17 15 (6.94%) JSP
17 15 (6.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.04%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.72%) Fixed Income
2 21 (9.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.87%) Derivative
5 13 (6.02%) User Experience
6 12 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
7 11 (5.09%) Algorithms
8 10 (4.63%) Hedge funds
9 8 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.31%) Equities
10 5 (2.31%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.85%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.85%) New Media
11 4 (1.85%) W3C
12 3 (1.39%) Fintech
12 3 (1.39%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.39%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.39%) Physics
12 3 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.89%) Linux
2 26 (12.04%) Unix
3 24 (11.11%) Windows
4 6 (2.78%) Android
5 5 (2.31%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (57.87%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (37.04%) TDD
3 56 (25.93%) BDD
4 43 (19.91%) OOP
5 39 (18.06%) OOD
6 38 (17.59%) Scrum
7 35 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (14.35%) Front End Development
9 30 (13.89%) Software Engineering
10 28 (12.96%) Multithreading
11 23 (10.65%) MVC
12 21 (9.72%) E-Commerce
13 19 (8.80%) SDLC
14 18 (8.33%) Analytics
14 18 (8.33%) Data Modelling
15 17 (7.87%) Low Latency
15 17 (7.87%) Unit Testing
16 16 (7.41%) Risk Management
17 15 (6.94%) Automated Testing
17 15 (6.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 116 (53.70%) Java
2 93 (43.06%) JavaScript
3 65 (30.09%) C#
4 48 (22.22%) SQL
5 19 (8.80%) Python
6 18 (8.33%) C++
7 17 (7.87%) Shell Script
8 15 (6.94%) PHP
9 13 (6.02%) Ruby
10 10 (4.63%) Scala
10 10 (4.63%) T-SQL
11 9 (4.17%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.70%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.70%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.78%) VBA
14 3 (1.39%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.39%) Perl
14 3 (1.39%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.39%) VC++
14 3 (1.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (9.26%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) ISEB
2 2 (0.93%) PhD
2 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.56%) QA
2 3 (1.39%) ISO20022
3 2 (0.93%) MiFID
4 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.46%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (3.24%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.85%) Puppet
3 2 (0.93%) Oozie
3 2 (0.93%) SCCM
4 1 (0.46%) Ansible
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (12.04%) Oracle
2 14 (6.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.24%) BEA
3 7 (3.24%) IBM
4 6 (2.78%) Google
5 5 (2.31%) OpenLink
6 4 (1.85%) Sybase
7 3 (1.39%) hybris
8 2 (0.93%) ATG
8 2 (0.93%) HP
8 2 (0.93%) iManage
8 2 (0.93%) Murex
8 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.93%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.46%) Apigee
9 1 (0.46%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.46%) Perforce
9 1 (0.46%) RedDot
9 1 (0.46%) Sony
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
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Pioneer Search
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DCV Technologies
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Client Server
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
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Rate: £400 - £600 per day + expenses
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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