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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
London / City of London
Rank 58 74 37
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -37
Contract jobs citing OO 105 76 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.61% 2.54% 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 3.00% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 59 199
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +16.66%

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
2502 2533 4189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.98% 84.57% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 1998 3290
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £318 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 34
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.80 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.96% +63.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £18.79 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 (54.18%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (45.82%) TDD
3 100 (39.84%) Finance
4 96 (38.25%) HTML
5 89 (35.46%) JavaScript
6 88 (35.06%) Java
7 87 (34.66%) CSS
8 66 (26.29%) Banking
9 61 (24.30%) C#
10 60 (23.90%) OOP
11 59 (23.51%) HTML5
12 56 (22.31%) AngularJS
13 50 (19.92%) BDD
13 50 (19.92%) RESTful
14 48 (19.12%) SQL
15 47 (18.73%) Scrum
16 44 (17.53%) .NET
17 43 (17.13%) jQuery
18 42 (16.73%) CSS3
19 41 (16.33%) Unit Testing
20 40 (15.94%) Web Services
21 38 (15.14%) XML
22 37 (14.74%) C++
22 37 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
23 35 (13.94%) Git (software)
23 35 (13.94%) Python
24 32 (12.75%) Linux
25 31 (12.35%) SQL Server
26 30 (11.95%) MVC
27 28 (11.16%) Front Office

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 10 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.39%) Apache
3 5 (1.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (1.99%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.59%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.20%) CMS
5 3 (1.20%) Confluence
5 3 (1.20%) IIS
5 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.80%) JBoss
6 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.80%) WildFly
7 1 (0.40%) Jetty
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.40%) MS Office
1 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Endur
1 2 (0.80%) Global One
1 2 (0.80%) Minerva
1 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.80%) Sentinel
1 2 (0.80%) Tesseract
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.38%) GitHub
2 10 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.20%) Force.com
6 2 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.80%) Google Play
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.40%) G Suite
7 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.40%) SaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.79%) HTTP
1 7 (2.79%) Internet
2 4 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.20%) Firewall
3 3 (1.20%) SSL
4 2 (0.80%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.80%) Intranet
5 1 (0.40%) AMQP
5 1 (0.40%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.40%) Extranet
5 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.40%) LAN
5 1 (0.40%) LDAP
5 1 (0.40%) SNMP
5 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.17%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.77%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.59%) Big Data
6 8 (3.19%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.79%) MySQL
8 4 (1.59%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.20%) KDB
9 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.80%) DB2
10 2 (0.80%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.40%) HBase
11 1 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (13.94%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.37%) Jenkins
3 20 (7.97%) JIRA
4 19 (7.57%) WebDriver
5 16 (6.37%) Subversion
6 14 (5.58%) NUnit
7 13 (5.18%) Maven
8 12 (4.78%) Cucumber
8 12 (4.78%) MSTest
9 11 (4.38%) Gradle
9 11 (4.38%) Mockito
10 10 (3.98%) Jasmine
10 10 (3.98%) JUnit
10 10 (3.98%) Moq
10 10 (3.98%) Selenium
11 9 (3.59%) Grunt
12 8 (3.19%) gulp
13 7 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (2.39%) Bitbucket
14 6 (2.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 100 (39.84%) Finance
2 66 (26.29%) Banking
3 28 (11.16%) Front Office
3 28 (11.16%) Investment Banking
4 17 (6.77%) Marketing
5 8 (3.19%) Back Office
6 7 (2.79%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.79%) Retail
7 3 (1.20%) Advertising
7 3 (1.20%) Law
7 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.80%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 213 (84.86%) Developer
2 61 (24.30%) Senior Developer
3 33 (13.15%) JavaScript Developer
4 28 (11.16%) C# Developer
4 28 (11.16%) Java Developer
5 24 (9.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 22 (8.76%) HTML Developer
7 20 (7.97%) Python Developer
8 19 (7.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 17 (6.77%) PHP Developer
9 17 (6.77%) Web Developer
10 15 (5.98%) Senior Web Developer
11 13 (5.18%) Front Office Developer
11 13 (5.18%) Node.js Developer
11 13 (5.18%) Senior C# Developer
12 12 (4.78%) Applications Developer
12 12 (4.78%) iOS Developer
12 12 (4.78%) Software Developer
13 11 (4.38%) Web Applications Developer
14 10 (3.98%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (38.25%) HTML
2 87 (34.66%) CSS
3 59 (23.51%) HTML5
4 56 (22.31%) AngularJS
5 50 (19.92%) RESTful
6 44 (17.53%) .NET
7 43 (17.13%) jQuery
8 42 (16.73%) CSS3
9 40 (15.94%) Web Services
10 38 (15.14%) XML
11 24 (9.56%) JSON
11 24 (9.56%) Node.js
12 23 (9.16%) React
12 23 (9.16%) REST
13 18 (7.17%) Backbone.js
13 18 (7.17%) SOAP
14 17 (6.77%) RabbitMQ
15 15 (5.98%) Sass
15 15 (5.98%) WCF
16 14 (5.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.76%) User Experience
3 22 (8.76%) Computer Science
4 18 (7.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (6.77%) Fixed Income
6 13 (5.18%) Algorithms
7 12 (4.78%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.78%) Mobile App
8 10 (3.98%) iPad
9 9 (3.59%) Derivative
9 9 (3.59%) iPhone
10 6 (2.39%) Data Structures
10 6 (2.39%) Fintech
11 5 (1.99%) Credit Derivative
11 5 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.99%) Equities
11 5 (1.99%) Market Risk
12 4 (1.59%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.59%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.75%) Linux
2 20 (7.97%) Unix
3 18 (7.17%) Windows
4 16 (6.37%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.19%) Android
6 5 (1.99%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.80%) CentOS
8 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.40%) Debian
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (54.18%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (45.82%) TDD
3 60 (23.90%) OOP
4 50 (19.92%) BDD
5 47 (18.73%) Scrum
6 41 (16.33%) Unit Testing
7 37 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (11.95%) MVC
9 27 (10.76%) Front End Development
10 25 (9.96%) Multithreading
10 25 (9.96%) OOD
10 25 (9.96%) Pair Programming
11 18 (7.17%) E-Commerce
12 17 (6.77%) Data Modelling
12 17 (6.77%) Mentoring
12 17 (6.77%) Microservices
12 17 (6.77%) Software Engineering
13 16 (6.37%) SOA
14 15 (5.98%) Kanban
14 15 (5.98%) UML
Programming Languages
1 89 (35.46%) JavaScript
2 88 (35.06%) Java
3 61 (24.30%) C#
4 48 (19.12%) SQL
5 37 (14.74%) C++
6 35 (13.94%) Python
7 23 (9.16%) PHP
8 16 (6.37%) Scala
9 13 (5.18%) T-SQL
10 12 (4.78%) Apple Swift
11 11 (4.38%) Objective-C
12 9 (3.59%) C
13 7 (2.79%) Go
14 6 (2.39%) Perl
15 5 (1.99%) Apex Code
15 5 (1.99%) ES6
15 5 (1.99%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.99%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.59%) R
16 4 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (7.97%) Degree
2 13 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.20%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.80%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.80%) ISEB
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.19%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) Puppet
2 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (7.57%) Oracle
2 14 (5.58%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.98%) Google
4 9 (3.59%) Zend
5 6 (2.39%) Apple
6 5 (1.99%) DevExpress
6 5 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.59%) WorldPay
8 3 (1.20%) Adobe
9 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.80%) Fidessa
9 2 (0.80%) hybris
9 2 (0.80%) OpenLink
9 2 (0.80%) Perforce
9 2 (0.80%) Remedy
9 2 (0.80%) Reuters
9 2 (0.80%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.80%) Sybase
10 1 (0.40%) F5
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