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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 45 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 218 261 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.99% 4.06% 4.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 5.26% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 210 229
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +2.56%
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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
4264 4966 4755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.01% 77.17% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3308 3618 3644
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 52
Average hourly rate £27.37 £24.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.04% -82.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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.

1 219 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (40.49%) Java
3 162 (35.84%) C#
4 149 (32.96%) JavaScript
5 140 (30.97%) HTML
6 117 (25.88%) .NET
7 115 (25.44%) TDD
8 111 (24.56%) SQL
8 111 (24.56%) OOP
9 103 (22.79%) CSS
10 93 (20.58%) HTML5
11 90 (19.91%) AngularJS
12 81 (17.92%) MVC
12 81 (17.92%) SQL Server
13 75 (16.59%) jQuery
14 73 (16.15%) Finance
15 69 (15.27%) C++
15 69 (15.27%) Web Services
16 65 (14.38%) CSS3
17 60 (13.27%) PHP
17 60 (13.27%) Banking
17 60 (13.27%) Derivative
17 60 (13.27%) RESTful
18 58 (12.83%) Git (software)
18 58 (12.83%) XML
19 56 (12.39%) OOD
20 55 (12.17%) JSON
20 55 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
21 51 (11.28%) BDD
22 49 (10.84%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 34 (7.52%) Node.js
2 11 (2.43%) Apache
3 10 (2.21%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.21%) CMS
4 8 (1.77%) WordPress
5 6 (1.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.11%) Drupal
7 4 (0.88%) Joomla!
7 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.66%) IIS
8 3 (0.66%) SAS
8 3 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.44%) Kentico
9 2 (0.44%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.44%) MTS
Applications
1 10 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Magento
1 4 (0.88%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.44%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.22%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.22%) Summit
3 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) Force.com
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.87%) Internet
2 11 (2.43%) HTTP
3 5 (1.11%) FTP
4 4 (0.88%) Intranet
4 4 (0.88%) Network Security
5 2 (0.44%) DHCP
5 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.44%) VPN
5 2 (0.44%) DNS
5 2 (0.44%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.44%) SSL
5 2 (0.44%) DVB
5 2 (0.44%) Firewall
5 2 (0.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (7.30%) Relational Database
4 32 (7.08%) MySQL
5 14 (3.10%) RDBMS
5 14 (3.10%) MongoDB
6 13 (2.88%) Big Data
7 12 (2.65%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.33%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.33%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.33%) Impala
12 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.11%) Redis
13 4 (0.88%) KDB
13 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.44%) DTS
Development Applications
1 58 (12.83%) Git (software)
2 48 (10.62%) Subversion
3 34 (7.52%) Jenkins
4 31 (6.86%) Grunt
5 22 (4.87%) Visual Studio
6 21 (4.65%) WebDriver
7 20 (4.42%) Bower
8 18 (3.98%) JIRA
9 17 (3.76%) Eclipse
9 17 (3.76%) Jasmine
10 16 (3.54%) Cucumber
10 16 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (3.32%) TeamCity
12 14 (3.10%) Maven
13 13 (2.88%) JUnit
14 12 (2.65%) Selenium
15 9 (1.99%) webpack
16 8 (1.77%) QUnit
16 8 (1.77%) ReSharper
16 8 (1.77%) Xcode
General
1 73 (16.15%) Finance
2 60 (13.27%) Banking
3 44 (9.73%) Front Office
4 35 (7.74%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.43%) Advertising
7 10 (2.21%) Retail
8 9 (1.99%) Marketing
9 7 (1.55%) Games
10 6 (1.33%) Back Office
10 6 (1.33%) Legal
11 5 (1.11%) German Language
12 4 (0.88%) French Language
12 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.44%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.44%) Hindi Language
14 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Publishing
14 1 (0.22%) Law
14 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 359 (79.42%) Developer
2 83 (18.36%) Java Developer
3 50 (11.06%) C# Developer
4 49 (10.84%) Senior Developer
5 43 (9.51%) .NET Developer
6 36 (7.96%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (4.65%) Analyst
8 20 (4.42%) Front-End Developer
8 20 (4.42%) iOS Developer
9 19 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (4.20%) Programmer
9 19 (4.20%) PHP Developer
10 18 (3.98%) Python Developer
11 15 (3.32%) Architect
12 14 (3.10%) Web Developer
12 14 (3.10%) Senior C# Developer
13 13 (2.88%) UI Programmer
13 13 (2.88%) UI Developer
14 12 (2.65%) C++ Developer
15 10 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (30.97%) HTML
2 117 (25.88%) .NET
3 103 (22.79%) CSS
4 93 (20.58%) HTML5
5 90 (19.91%) AngularJS
6 75 (16.59%) jQuery
7 69 (15.27%) Web Services
8 65 (14.38%) CSS3
9 60 (13.27%) RESTful
10 58 (12.83%) XML
11 55 (12.17%) JSON
12 47 (10.40%) ASP.NET
13 43 (9.51%) WCF
13 43 (9.51%) REST
14 41 (9.07%) Backbone.js
15 40 (8.85%) Spring
16 36 (7.96%) .NET Framework
17 34 (7.52%) WPF
18 27 (5.97%) Ajax
19 23 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.27%) Derivative
2 43 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (7.30%) Computer Science
4 29 (6.42%) User Experience
5 23 (5.09%) Mobile App
6 20 (4.42%) Mathematics
7 13 (2.88%) Fixed Income
8 12 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (2.65%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.43%) Social Media
10 10 (2.21%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (1.99%) Open Source
11 9 (1.99%) Spread Betting
11 9 (1.99%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.77%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.55%) W3C
13 7 (1.55%) Biometrics
13 7 (1.55%) Equities
13 7 (1.55%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.85%) Linux
2 29 (6.42%) Windows
3 25 (5.53%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.32%) UNIX
5 14 (3.10%) Android
6 5 (1.11%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.88%) CentOS
8 3 (0.66%) AIX
8 3 (0.66%) Solaris
8 3 (0.66%) VMS
9 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.22%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.22%) SUSE
10 1 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (25.44%) TDD
3 111 (24.56%) OOP
4 81 (17.92%) MVC
5 56 (12.39%) OOD
6 55 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (11.28%) BDD
8 40 (8.85%) Scrum
9 37 (8.19%) Data Modelling
9 37 (8.19%) Responsive Web Design
10 33 (7.30%) SOA
10 33 (7.30%) Web Development
11 30 (6.64%) Unit Testing
12 29 (6.42%) Multithreading
13 26 (5.75%) E-Commerce
14 25 (5.53%) OO PHP
15 23 (5.09%) Software Engineering
16 22 (4.87%) iOS Development
17 19 (4.20%) Analytics
17 19 (4.20%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 183 (40.49%) Java
2 162 (35.84%) C#
3 149 (32.96%) JavaScript
4 111 (24.56%) SQL
5 69 (15.27%) C++
6 60 (13.27%) PHP
7 44 (9.73%) Python
8 19 (4.20%) Perl
9 17 (3.76%) T-SQL
10 15 (3.32%) Ruby
11 14 (3.10%) Objective-C
12 12 (2.65%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.21%) VBA
13 10 (2.21%) PHP5
14 9 (1.99%) Scala
14 9 (1.99%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.55%) C
16 6 (1.33%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.11%) XAML
18 4 (0.88%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 49 (10.84%) Degree
2 12 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) PhD
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.32%) QA
2 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.44%) Basel III
3 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (1.11%) Apache Flume
1 5 (1.11%) HDFS
2 1 (0.22%) GridGain
2 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (2.88%) Puppet
3 7 (1.55%) yum
3 7 (1.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 5 (1.11%) Oozie
5 4 (0.88%) Control-M
6 2 (0.44%) Nagios
6 2 (0.44%) SCCM
6 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.44%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 37 (8.19%) Oracle
2 25 (5.53%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.32%) Sybase
4 13 (2.88%) HP
5 12 (2.65%) Adobe
5 12 (2.65%) DevExpress
6 9 (1.99%) Telerik
7 8 (1.77%) Zend
8 6 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.11%) Apple
9 5 (1.11%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.88%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.88%) Tableau
10 4 (0.88%) Twitter
11 3 (0.66%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.66%) webMethods
11 3 (0.66%) Pega
11 3 (0.66%) Google
11 3 (0.66%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.66%) BEA
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