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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 49 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 138 203 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.08% 3.73% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% 4.64% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 180 187
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £349 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.23 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £38.25 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+7.51% -4.96%
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
2874 4371 4788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.95% 80.22% 80.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2355 3440 3602
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +16.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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.

1 132 (54.55%) Java
2 128 (52.89%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 106 (43.80%) Finance
5 101 (41.74%) HTML
6 90 (37.19%) CSS
7 88 (36.36%) TDD
8 68 (28.10%) Banking
9 66 (27.27%) C#
9 66 (27.27%) HTML5
10 65 (26.86%) AngularJS
11 59 (24.38%) BDD
12 53 (21.90%) .NET
13 52 (21.49%) OOP
14 50 (20.66%) OOD
15 48 (19.83%) SQL
15 48 (19.83%) CSS3
16 47 (19.42%) Spring
17 45 (18.60%) SQL Server
18 38 (15.70%) XML
19 37 (15.29%) Scrum
20 36 (14.88%) Web Services
20 36 (14.88%) Node.js
20 36 (14.88%) Front End Development
21 34 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
22 32 (13.22%) Git (software)
22 32 (13.22%) React
23 31 (12.81%) REST
23 31 (12.81%) Linux
24 30 (12.40%) MVC

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 36 (14.88%) Node.js
2 14 (5.79%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.72%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.89%) CMS
5 7 (2.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.48%) IIS
7 5 (2.07%) Apache
7 5 (2.07%) JBoss
7 5 (2.07%) Mule
7 5 (2.07%) WordPress
8 4 (1.65%) Drupal
8 4 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.41%) Confluence
9 1 (0.41%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.41%) Jetty
9 1 (0.41%) nginx
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Endur
2 2 (0.83%) Documaker
2 2 (0.83%) Magento
2 2 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.41%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.83%) Google Play
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.41%) GitHub
4 1 (0.41%) IaaS
4 1 (0.41%) PaaS
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.72%) HTTP
2 6 (2.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.83%) Internet
3 2 (0.83%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) DNS
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.68%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.20%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.96%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.96%) MySQL
6 11 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.72%) KDB
8 7 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.89%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.89%) Redis
9 6 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.65%) Big Data
11 4 (1.65%) OLTP
11 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (13.22%) Git (software)
2 23 (9.50%) Maven
2 23 (9.50%) Subversion
3 20 (8.26%) JUnit
4 17 (7.02%) Jenkins
4 17 (7.02%) JIRA
5 16 (6.61%) Selenium
6 14 (5.79%) Cucumber
7 13 (5.37%) SpecFlow
8 11 (4.55%) Grunt
9 10 (4.13%) Mockito
10 9 (3.72%) NUnit
11 8 (3.31%) gulp
11 8 (3.31%) WebDriver
12 7 (2.89%) Mocha
13 6 (2.48%) Eclipse
13 6 (2.48%) Hudson
13 6 (2.48%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (2.48%) MSTest
14 5 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 106 (43.80%) Finance
2 68 (28.10%) Banking
3 27 (11.16%) Investment Banking
4 26 (10.74%) Front Office
5 10 (4.13%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.07%) Retail
7 4 (1.65%) Back Office
7 4 (1.65%) Legal
7 4 (1.65%) Marketing
8 3 (1.24%) Arabic Language
8 3 (1.24%) Law
9 2 (0.83%) Advertising
9 2 (0.83%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Publishing
10 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 195 (80.58%) Developer
2 61 (25.21%) Java Developer
3 59 (24.38%) Senior Developer
4 31 (12.81%) C# Developer
5 30 (12.40%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (11.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 26 (10.74%) .NET Developer
7 26 (10.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 22 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 21 (8.68%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (7.44%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 13 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (4.96%) Software Developer
13 10 (4.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (4.13%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 9 (3.72%) Architect
14 9 (3.72%) C++ Developer
14 9 (3.72%) Web Developer
15 8 (3.31%) HTML Developer
15 8 (3.31%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (41.74%) HTML
2 90 (37.19%) CSS
3 66 (27.27%) HTML5
4 65 (26.86%) AngularJS
5 53 (21.90%) .NET
6 48 (19.83%) CSS3
7 47 (19.42%) Spring
8 38 (15.70%) XML
9 36 (14.88%) Web Services
10 32 (13.22%) React
11 31 (12.81%) REST
12 28 (11.57%) .NET Framework
13 24 (9.92%) jQuery
14 21 (8.68%) Struts
15 20 (8.26%) Backbone.js
15 20 (8.26%) J2EE
15 20 (8.26%) RESTful
15 20 (8.26%) SOAP
16 19 (7.85%) ASP.NET
17 18 (7.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.98%) Computer Science
2 25 (10.33%) Fixed Income
3 23 (9.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.96%) Derivative
5 12 (4.96%) Hedge funds
5 12 (4.96%) Inversion of Control
5 12 (4.96%) User Experience
6 11 (4.55%) Algorithms
7 8 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.48%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.07%) Equities
10 4 (1.65%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.65%) New Media
10 4 (1.65%) W3C
11 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.24%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.24%) OTC Derivatives
11 3 (1.24%) Physics
11 3 (1.24%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.81%) Linux
2 30 (12.40%) Unix
3 23 (9.50%) Windows
4 6 (2.48%) Android
5 5 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.24%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (52.89%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (36.36%) TDD
3 59 (24.38%) BDD
4 52 (21.49%) OOP
5 50 (20.66%) OOD
6 37 (15.29%) Scrum
7 36 (14.88%) Front End Development
8 34 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (12.40%) MVC
10 29 (11.98%) Software Engineering
11 27 (11.16%) Multithreading
12 26 (10.74%) E-Commerce
13 23 (9.50%) Low Latency
14 22 (9.09%) Analytics
15 19 (7.85%) SDLC
16 17 (7.02%) Unit Testing
17 16 (6.61%) Automated Testing
17 16 (6.61%) Data Modelling
17 16 (6.61%) Web Development
18 15 (6.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 132 (54.55%) Java
2 110 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 66 (27.27%) C#
4 48 (19.83%) SQL
5 19 (7.85%) Shell Script
6 18 (7.44%) C++
7 17 (7.02%) PHP
8 14 (5.79%) Python
9 12 (4.96%) Ruby
10 10 (4.13%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.72%) Scala
11 9 (3.72%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.72%) TypeScript
12 8 (3.31%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.07%) VBA
14 4 (1.65%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.65%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.24%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (1.24%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (9.50%) Degree
2 2 (0.83%) PhD
2 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) ISEB
3 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.55%) QA
2 3 (1.24%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) MiFID
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.89%) Docker
2 2 (0.83%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) GridGain
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.65%) Puppet
3 3 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.83%) Oozie
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.83%) SCCM
5 1 (0.41%) Ansible
5 1 (0.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (11.16%) Oracle
2 19 (7.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.31%) IBM
4 7 (2.89%) BEA
5 5 (2.07%) Google
6 4 (1.65%) OpenLink
6 4 (1.65%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.24%) Apple
7 3 (1.24%) hybris
7 3 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.24%) Sybase
8 2 (0.83%) ATG
8 2 (0.83%) iManage
8 2 (0.83%) Murex
8 2 (0.83%) Siebel
8 2 (0.83%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.83%) VMware
8 2 (0.83%) Zend
9 1 (0.41%) Apigee
9 1 (0.41%) MuleSoft
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