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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 52 65 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing OO 139 145 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.07% 3.15% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 3.73% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 123 190
Median daily rate £425 £475 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £635 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +9.87%
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
2990 3883 4731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.45% 84.25% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 3087 3561
Median daily rate £475 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 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 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OO.

1 136 (47.72%) HTML
2 131 (45.96%) Java
3 130 (45.61%) JavaScript
3 130 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (43.16%) Finance
5 119 (41.75%) CSS
6 101 (35.44%) HTML5
7 93 (32.63%) TDD
8 82 (28.77%) AngularJS
9 76 (26.67%) Banking
9 76 (26.67%) CSS3
10 74 (25.96%) OOP
11 58 (20.35%) C#
12 57 (20.00%) BDD
13 48 (16.84%) SQL
13 48 (16.84%) .NET
14 46 (16.14%) MVC
14 46 (16.14%) Web Services
15 45 (15.79%) OOD
16 44 (15.44%) Scrum
16 44 (15.44%) Git (software)
17 39 (13.68%) Node.js
17 39 (13.68%) jQuery
17 39 (13.68%) Spring
18 38 (13.33%) SQL Server
18 38 (13.33%) Front End Development
19 37 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (12.28%) Oracle
20 35 (12.28%) Unix
21 34 (11.93%) XML

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 10 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.46%) Apache
3 7 (2.46%) JBoss
4 5 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.40%) CMS
5 4 (1.40%) IIS
5 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.05%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.05%) WordPress
7 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.70%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.70%) Drupal
7 2 (0.70%) Jetty
7 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.70%) WildFly
8 1 (0.35%) Confluence
8 1 (0.35%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.46%) Documaker
2 2 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Endur
3 1 (0.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.35%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.35%) RMDS
3 1 (0.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.51%) GitHub
3 8 (2.81%) SaaS
4 6 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.05%) Force.com
5 3 (1.05%) Google Play
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.91%) Internet
2 6 (2.11%) HTTP
3 3 (1.05%) Network Security
4 2 (0.70%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.70%) Firewall
4 2 (0.70%) Intranet
4 2 (0.70%) SSL
5 1 (0.35%) AMQP
5 1 (0.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.42%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.61%) NoSQL
4 14 (4.91%) MySQL
4 14 (4.91%) Oracle Database
5 12 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (4.21%) RDBMS
6 11 (3.86%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.81%) KDB
8 7 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.11%) Big Data
10 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.40%) QlikView
11 4 (1.40%) Redis
11 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.05%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (15.44%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.12%) JIRA
3 24 (8.42%) Subversion
4 22 (7.72%) Jenkins
5 15 (5.26%) Maven
6 14 (4.91%) WebDriver
7 13 (4.56%) Cucumber
7 13 (4.56%) Selenium
8 12 (4.21%) Jasmine
9 11 (3.86%) JUnit
10 10 (3.51%) Gradle
10 10 (3.51%) Grunt
10 10 (3.51%) Xcode
11 9 (3.16%) RSpec
12 8 (2.81%) SpecFlow
12 8 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.46%) NUnit
13 7 (2.46%) Visual Studio
14 6 (2.11%) Eclipse
14 6 (2.11%) MSTest
General
1 123 (43.16%) Finance
2 76 (26.67%) Banking
3 31 (10.88%) Investment Banking
4 26 (9.12%) Front Office
5 23 (8.07%) Marketing
6 14 (4.91%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.46%) Retail
8 4 (1.40%) Back Office
9 3 (1.05%) Advertising
10 2 (0.70%) Games
10 2 (0.70%) Law
10 2 (0.70%) Legal
10 2 (0.70%) Publishing
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 220 (77.19%) Developer
2 69 (24.21%) Senior Developer
3 48 (16.84%) Java Developer
4 46 (16.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 26 (9.12%) C# Developer
6 25 (8.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 24 (8.42%) Full Stack Developer
7 24 (8.42%) PHP Developer
8 22 (7.72%) HTML Developer
9 21 (7.37%) Senior Java Developer
10 19 (6.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 18 (6.32%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 15 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
13 14 (4.91%) Web Developer
14 13 (4.56%) iOS Developer
15 11 (3.86%) Architect
16 10 (3.51%) Senior Web Developer
17 9 (3.16%) .NET Developer
17 9 (3.16%) Analyst
17 9 (3.16%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (47.72%) HTML
2 119 (41.75%) CSS
3 101 (35.44%) HTML5
4 82 (28.77%) AngularJS
5 76 (26.67%) CSS3
6 48 (16.84%) .NET
7 46 (16.14%) Web Services
8 39 (13.68%) jQuery
8 39 (13.68%) Node.js
8 39 (13.68%) Spring
9 34 (11.93%) XML
10 33 (11.58%) REST
11 29 (10.18%) RESTful
12 28 (9.82%) React
13 27 (9.47%) JSON
14 23 (8.07%) Backbone.js
15 21 (7.37%) SOAP
16 18 (6.32%) Struts
17 17 (5.96%) Sass
18 16 (5.61%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.18%) Computer Science
2 28 (9.82%) User Experience
3 25 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (8.42%) Fixed Income
5 16 (5.61%) Mobile App
6 15 (5.26%) Algorithms
7 14 (4.91%) Hedge funds
8 13 (4.56%) iPhone
9 11 (3.86%) Derivative
9 11 (3.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (3.16%) iPad
11 7 (2.46%) Data Structures
12 6 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.75%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.75%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (1.75%) Fintech
13 5 (1.75%) N-Tier
13 5 (1.75%) Visualisation
14 4 (1.40%) Client/Server
14 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.28%) Unix
2 29 (10.18%) Linux
3 20 (7.02%) Windows
4 19 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 17 (5.96%) Android
6 9 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.46%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (1.75%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) Solaris
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (32.63%) TDD
3 74 (25.96%) OOP
4 57 (20.00%) BDD
5 46 (16.14%) MVC
6 45 (15.79%) OOD
7 44 (15.44%) Scrum
8 38 (13.33%) Front End Development
9 37 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (9.12%) Unit Testing
11 23 (8.07%) E-Commerce
11 23 (8.07%) Microservices
12 22 (7.72%) Software Engineering
13 21 (7.37%) Pair Programming
14 20 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (7.02%) SDLC
14 20 (7.02%) SOA
15 19 (6.67%) Web Development
16 18 (6.32%) Analytics
17 17 (5.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 131 (45.96%) Java
2 130 (45.61%) JavaScript
3 58 (20.35%) C#
4 48 (16.84%) SQL
5 34 (11.93%) PHP
6 27 (9.47%) C++
7 22 (7.72%) Python
8 20 (7.02%) Ruby
9 19 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 17 (5.96%) Apple Swift
11 13 (4.56%) Objective-C
12 11 (3.86%) Scala
13 10 (3.51%) C
13 10 (3.51%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.46%) Apex Code
14 7 (2.46%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.75%) Go
15 5 (1.75%) Perl
15 5 (1.75%) SOQL
15 5 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (9.47%) Degree
2 11 (3.86%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.70%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.70%) ISEB
5 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.70%) Docker
3 1 (0.35%) GridGain
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (2.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 4 (1.40%) BladeLogic
3 4 (1.40%) Control-M
4 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.05%) Puppet
5 2 (0.70%) Ansible
6 1 (0.35%) Kibana
6 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (12.28%) Oracle
2 21 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.86%) Apple
3 11 (3.86%) Zend
4 9 (3.16%) Google
4 9 (3.16%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.81%) VMware
6 7 (2.46%) Siebel
7 6 (2.11%) Remedy
8 5 (1.75%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.75%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.40%) IBM
10 3 (1.05%) Sybase
10 3 (1.05%) WorldPay
11 2 (0.70%) ATG
11 2 (0.70%) BEA
11 2 (0.70%) hybris
11 2 (0.70%) Syncfusion
11 2 (0.70%) TIBCO
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