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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 42 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing OO 242 354 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.10% 4.88% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 6.42% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 276 251
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £594 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.97 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.50% -6.25%
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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
4443 5510 5867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.32% 76.01% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3296 4117 4370
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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.

1 178 (39.21%) Java
2 146 (32.16%) JavaScript
3 144 (31.72%) TDD
4 137 (30.18%) HTML
5 124 (27.31%) SQL
6 120 (26.43%) C#
7 114 (25.11%) Finance
8 112 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
9 107 (23.57%) CSS
10 104 (22.91%) Banking
11 94 (20.70%) .NET
12 85 (18.72%) MVC
12 85 (18.72%) Scrum
13 84 (18.50%) Web Services
14 77 (16.96%) XML
15 76 (16.74%) HTML5
16 72 (15.86%) SQL Server
17 71 (15.64%) OOD
18 68 (14.98%) PHP
19 67 (14.76%) BDD
20 65 (14.32%) Spring
21 63 (13.88%) OOP
22 62 (13.66%) Oracle
23 59 (13.00%) Degree
24 58 (12.78%) Investment Banking
24 58 (12.78%) jQuery
25 57 (12.56%) Git (software)
26 56 (12.33%) Front Office
27 54 (11.89%) Linux
27 54 (11.89%) Subversion

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 27 (5.95%) Node.js
2 20 (4.41%) Apache
3 16 (3.52%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.64%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.42%) CMS
7 9 (1.98%) IIS
7 9 (1.98%) Oracle Coherence
8 7 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.10%) TIBCO EMS
9 5 (1.10%) Confluence
10 4 (0.88%) Orchard CMS
10 4 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.88%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.66%) nginx
12 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.44%) IBM Connections
12 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.98%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.32%) MS Office
4 4 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.44%) MS Project
5 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
6 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.88%) Magento
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.44%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.98%) SaaS
2 8 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.54%) PaaS
4 5 (1.10%) GitHub
4 5 (1.10%) IaaS
5 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.52%) HTTP
1 16 (3.52%) Internet
2 11 (2.42%) SSL
3 6 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.10%) Intranet
5 4 (0.88%) DNS
5 4 (0.88%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.66%) VoIP
6 3 (0.66%) AMQP
7 2 (0.44%) Firewall
7 2 (0.44%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.44%) LDAP
8 1 (0.22%) SAN
8 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.22%) Network Security
8 1 (0.22%) SSH
8 1 (0.22%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (15.86%) SQL Server
2 50 (11.01%) MySQL
3 37 (8.15%) MongoDB
4 36 (7.93%) Relational Database
5 31 (6.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (5.29%) NoSQL
7 23 (5.07%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.76%) Redis
11 8 (1.76%) Big Data
12 7 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.32%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.10%) SQLite
14 5 (1.10%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (12.56%) Git (software)
2 54 (11.89%) Subversion
3 27 (5.95%) JIRA
4 26 (5.73%) JUnit
5 24 (5.29%) Jenkins
6 22 (4.85%) Maven
7 21 (4.63%) Cucumber
8 19 (4.19%) Visual Studio
9 17 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (3.74%) Mercurial
10 15 (3.30%) Eclipse
11 14 (3.08%) Xcode
12 13 (2.86%) Selenium
13 12 (2.64%) NUnit
14 11 (2.42%) TeamCity
15 9 (1.98%) WebDriver
16 7 (1.54%) Redmine
16 7 (1.54%) FogBugz
16 7 (1.54%) Trac
17 6 (1.32%) Jasmine
General
1 114 (25.11%) Finance
2 104 (22.91%) Banking
3 58 (12.78%) Investment Banking
4 56 (12.33%) Front Office
5 20 (4.41%) Back Office
6 11 (2.42%) Advertising
7 8 (1.76%) Marketing
7 8 (1.76%) French Language
7 8 (1.76%) Retail
7 8 (1.76%) Games
8 6 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.10%) German Language
10 4 (0.88%) Law
10 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.44%) Legal
11 2 (0.44%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 360 (79.30%) Developer
2 75 (16.52%) Java Developer
3 53 (11.67%) Senior Developer
4 45 (9.91%) PHP Developer
5 39 (8.59%) iOS Developer
6 30 (6.61%) C# Developer
7 27 (5.95%) .NET Developer
8 25 (5.51%) Architect
9 22 (4.85%) Front-End Developer
10 21 (4.63%) Python Developer
11 19 (4.19%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (3.52%) Analyst
13 10 (2.20%) UI Developer
14 9 (1.98%) Agile Java Developer
14 9 (1.98%) C++ Developer
14 9 (1.98%) Lead Developer
14 9 (1.98%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (1.98%) PHP Symfony Developer
15 8 (1.76%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (30.18%) HTML
2 107 (23.57%) CSS
3 94 (20.70%) .NET
4 84 (18.50%) Web Services
5 77 (16.96%) XML
6 76 (16.74%) HTML5
7 65 (14.32%) Spring
8 58 (12.78%) jQuery
9 51 (11.23%) CSS3
9 51 (11.23%) AngularJS
10 43 (9.47%) Backbone.js
10 43 (9.47%) REST
11 39 (8.59%) JSON
11 39 (8.59%) ASP.NET
12 37 (8.15%) RESTful
13 33 (7.27%) Hibernate
14 30 (6.61%) Middleware
15 29 (6.39%) .NET Framework
15 29 (6.39%) WCF
16 26 (5.73%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.35%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.17%) Mobile App
3 25 (5.51%) Open Source
3 25 (5.51%) Derivative
4 19 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (4.19%) iPhone
5 13 (2.86%) Credit Risk
6 11 (2.42%) Equities
7 10 (2.20%) Fixed Income
7 10 (2.20%) Market Risk
7 10 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.76%) iPad
8 8 (1.76%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.54%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.10%) Social Media
10 5 (1.10%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.88%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 54 (11.89%) Linux
2 48 (10.57%) UNIX
3 47 (10.35%) Apple iOS
4 29 (6.39%) Windows
5 22 (4.85%) Android
6 6 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.44%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.22%) Debian
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (31.72%) TDD
2 112 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (18.72%) Scrum
3 85 (18.72%) MVC
4 71 (15.64%) OOD
5 67 (14.76%) BDD
6 63 (13.88%) OOP
7 50 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (9.47%) Software Engineering
9 41 (9.03%) iOS Development
10 40 (8.81%) UML
11 39 (8.59%) OO PHP
12 37 (8.15%) Unit Testing
13 26 (5.73%) Multithreading
13 26 (5.73%) SOA
13 26 (5.73%) E-Commerce
14 25 (5.51%) Kanban
15 21 (4.63%) Project Management
16 19 (4.19%) Risk Management
17 18 (3.96%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 178 (39.21%) Java
2 146 (32.16%) JavaScript
3 124 (27.31%) SQL
4 120 (26.43%) C#
5 68 (14.98%) PHP
6 46 (10.13%) Python
7 38 (8.37%) Objective-C
8 30 (6.61%) C++
9 26 (5.73%) PHP5
10 23 (5.07%) Ruby
11 22 (4.85%) T-SQL
12 21 (4.63%) Shell Script
13 14 (3.08%) Scala
14 13 (2.86%) PL/SQL
14 13 (2.86%) C
14 13 (2.86%) VBA
15 8 (1.76%) Perl
15 8 (1.76%) Groovy
16 7 (1.54%) Clojure
17 4 (0.88%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 59 (13.00%) Degree
2 20 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.44%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.22%) PhD
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.51%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) Basel III
2 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.44%) Varnish
1 2 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (1.98%) Puppet
2 7 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.66%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (0.44%) OpenSSO
4 2 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.22%) logstash
5 1 (0.22%) Control-M
5 1 (0.22%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 62 (13.66%) Oracle
2 31 (6.83%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.07%) Zend
4 21 (4.63%) Sybase
5 16 (3.52%) IBM
6 13 (2.86%) JBoss
7 11 (2.42%) Adobe
8 10 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.76%) TIBCO
9 8 (1.76%) Bloomberg
10 7 (1.54%) SAP
10 7 (1.54%) Murex
10 7 (1.54%) Fidessa
11 6 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.32%) Apple
11 6 (1.32%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.88%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.88%) Teradata
13 3 (0.66%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.66%) HP
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