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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 34 47 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing OO 245 233 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.94% 3.90% 5.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.26% 5.04% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 192 251
Average daily rate
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£485 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £147.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.25%
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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
3916 4623 4387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.98% 77.31% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3049 3371 3356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.31% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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.

1 215 (45.55%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (37.50%) Java
3 150 (31.78%) JavaScript
4 144 (30.51%) C#
5 134 (28.39%) HTML
6 116 (24.58%) OOP
7 109 (23.09%) TDD
8 105 (22.25%) SQL
9 104 (22.03%) .NET
10 97 (20.55%) CSS
11 91 (19.28%) MVC
12 83 (17.58%) Banking
13 75 (15.89%) PHP
14 74 (15.68%) HTML5
15 72 (15.25%) Finance
16 70 (14.83%) AngularJS
17 68 (14.41%) C++
18 66 (13.98%) XML
19 64 (13.56%) Git (software)
20 63 (13.35%) Web Services
21 62 (13.14%) jQuery
22 61 (12.92%) Linux
23 56 (11.86%) Scrum
23 56 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
23 56 (11.86%) Degree
24 55 (11.65%) SQL Server
24 55 (11.65%) OOD
25 53 (11.23%) RESTful
26 52 (11.02%) Subversion
27 51 (10.81%) MySQL

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 22 (4.66%) Node.js
2 11 (2.33%) Apache
3 9 (1.91%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.69%) CMS
5 6 (1.27%) Drupal
5 6 (1.27%) WordPress
6 5 (1.06%) IIS
7 4 (0.85%) Joomla!
7 4 (0.85%) JBoss
8 3 (0.64%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.64%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.42%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.85%) MS Office
4 3 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Magento
2 2 (0.42%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.42%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.21%) Global One
3 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.21%) Summit
3 1 (0.21%) Tesseract
3 1 (0.21%) Minerva
3 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.21%) Force.com
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.51%) Internet
2 15 (3.18%) HTTP
3 7 (1.48%) Intranet
4 5 (1.06%) Network Security
5 4 (0.85%) FTP
5 4 (0.85%) SSL
6 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.42%) DVB
6 2 (0.42%) VPN
6 2 (0.42%) Firewall
7 1 (0.21%) IPsec
7 1 (0.21%) DNS
7 1 (0.21%) SNMP
7 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.21%) DHCP
7 1 (0.21%) SSH
7 1 (0.21%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.81%) MySQL
3 34 (7.20%) Relational Database
4 25 (5.30%) MongoDB
5 22 (4.66%) NoSQL
6 19 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (2.97%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.54%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.54%) Big Data
9 9 (1.91%) Redis
10 8 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.06%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.85%) DB2
14 4 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 64 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 52 (11.02%) Subversion
3 28 (5.93%) Jenkins
4 27 (5.72%) JIRA
5 21 (4.45%) Grunt
6 20 (4.24%) Eclipse
7 19 (4.03%) Visual Studio
8 17 (3.60%) WebDriver
9 16 (3.39%) JUnit
10 14 (2.97%) Maven
10 14 (2.97%) Selenium
10 14 (2.97%) Xcode
10 14 (2.97%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.75%) TeamCity
12 12 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (2.12%) Bower
14 9 (1.91%) Mockito
14 9 (1.91%) Mercurial
15 8 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (1.27%) NUnit
General
1 83 (17.58%) Banking
2 72 (15.25%) Finance
3 50 (10.59%) Investment Banking
4 36 (7.63%) Front Office
5 16 (3.39%) Marketing
6 14 (2.97%) Retail
7 11 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.12%) Advertising
9 8 (1.69%) German Language
10 7 (1.48%) French Language
11 6 (1.27%) Games
12 5 (1.06%) Back Office
13 3 (0.64%) Legal
14 2 (0.42%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.42%) Hindi Language
14 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.21%) Publishing
15 1 (0.21%) Law
15 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 368 (77.97%) Developer
2 75 (15.89%) Java Developer
3 48 (10.17%) Senior Developer
4 42 (8.90%) C# Developer
5 34 (7.20%) PHP Developer
6 32 (6.78%) iOS Developer
7 28 (5.93%) .NET Developer
8 23 (4.87%) JavaScript Developer
9 21 (4.45%) Front-End Developer
10 19 (4.03%) Analyst
10 19 (4.03%) Architect
11 18 (3.81%) Python Developer
12 17 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
12 17 (3.60%) C++ Developer
12 17 (3.60%) Programmer
13 15 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (2.97%) Web Developer
15 13 (2.75%) Android Developer
16 12 (2.54%) UI Developer
17 10 (2.12%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (28.39%) HTML
2 104 (22.03%) .NET
3 97 (20.55%) CSS
4 74 (15.68%) HTML5
5 70 (14.83%) AngularJS
6 66 (13.98%) XML
7 63 (13.35%) Web Services
8 62 (13.14%) jQuery
9 53 (11.23%) RESTful
10 50 (10.59%) JSON
11 44 (9.32%) Spring
11 44 (9.32%) CSS3
12 40 (8.47%) REST
13 38 (8.05%) ASP.NET
14 36 (7.63%) Backbone.js
15 27 (5.72%) Symfony
16 25 (5.30%) .NET Framework
17 22 (4.66%) WCF
17 22 (4.66%) Hibernate
18 21 (4.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.59%) Computer Science
2 46 (9.75%) Derivative
3 32 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.93%) Mobile App
5 26 (5.51%) User Experience
6 25 (5.30%) Open Source
7 16 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.97%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.97%) Fixed Income
8 14 (2.97%) Algorithms
9 12 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (2.33%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.33%) Equities
11 10 (2.12%) iPhone
11 10 (2.12%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.91%) Spread Betting
13 8 (1.69%) W3C
13 8 (1.69%) Social Media
14 7 (1.48%) iPad
14 7 (1.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 61 (12.92%) Linux
2 46 (9.75%) UNIX
3 39 (8.26%) Apple iOS
4 27 (5.72%) Windows
5 19 (4.03%) Android
6 15 (3.18%) Ubuntu
7 11 (2.33%) Debian
8 5 (1.06%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.85%) CentOS
10 3 (0.64%) VMS
10 3 (0.64%) AIX
10 3 (0.64%) Solaris
10 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.21%) SUSE
12 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (45.55%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (24.58%) OOP
3 109 (23.09%) TDD
4 91 (19.28%) MVC
5 56 (11.86%) Scrum
5 56 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (11.65%) OOD
7 42 (8.90%) Software Engineering
8 41 (8.69%) BDD
9 40 (8.47%) OO PHP
10 38 (8.05%) E-Commerce
11 36 (7.63%) iOS Development
12 34 (7.20%) Unit Testing
13 33 (6.99%) Responsive Web Design
14 32 (6.78%) SOA
15 31 (6.57%) Data Modelling
16 23 (4.87%) Web Development
17 20 (4.24%) DevOps
17 20 (4.24%) Multithreading
17 20 (4.24%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 177 (37.50%) Java
2 150 (31.78%) JavaScript
3 144 (30.51%) C#
4 105 (22.25%) SQL
5 75 (15.89%) PHP
6 68 (14.41%) C++
7 46 (9.75%) Python
8 24 (5.08%) Objective-C
9 23 (4.87%) Shell Script
10 20 (4.24%) Ruby
11 16 (3.39%) Perl
11 16 (3.39%) VBA
12 15 (3.18%) T-SQL
13 14 (2.97%) PL/SQL
14 12 (2.54%) PHP5
15 9 (1.91%) C
16 7 (1.48%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.27%) Scala
17 6 (1.27%) Apex Code
18 5 (1.06%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 56 (11.86%) Degree
2 12 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.42%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.21%) PhD
5 1 (0.21%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.08%) QA
2 5 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.42%) WCAG
3 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.42%) Basel III
3 2 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.64%) HDFS
1 3 (0.64%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.21%) KVM
2 1 (0.21%) Varnish
2 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (4.45%) Puppet
3 11 (2.33%) Nagios
4 4 (0.85%) yum
4 4 (0.85%) Oozie
5 2 (0.42%) logstash
6 1 (0.21%) Kibana
6 1 (0.21%) collectd
6 1 (0.21%) StatsD
6 1 (0.21%) Graphite
6 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 44 (9.32%) Oracle
2 32 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.81%) Sybase
4 17 (3.60%) Zend
5 16 (3.39%) Adobe
6 12 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (2.33%) DigitalOcean
8 8 (1.69%) HP
9 6 (1.27%) DevExpress
9 6 (1.27%) Apple
10 5 (1.06%) New Relic
11 4 (0.85%) Google
11 4 (0.85%) Telerik
11 4 (0.85%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.85%) SAP
11 4 (0.85%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.85%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.85%) Twitter
11 4 (0.85%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.64%) Charles River
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