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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 41 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing OO 241 357 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.08% 4.86% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 6.40% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 277 250
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £593 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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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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
4453 5577 5872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.30% 75.96% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3299 4161 4372
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £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 70 87
Average hourly rate £22.44 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.27% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.80 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £57.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -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 1 September 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 1 September 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.

1 177 (38.82%) Java
2 148 (32.46%) JavaScript
3 143 (31.36%) TDD
4 139 (30.48%) HTML
5 123 (26.97%) SQL
6 120 (26.32%) C#
7 115 (25.22%) Finance
8 111 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
9 108 (23.68%) CSS
10 104 (22.81%) Banking
11 92 (20.18%) .NET
12 85 (18.64%) Web Services
12 85 (18.64%) MVC
12 85 (18.64%) Scrum
13 79 (17.32%) XML
14 77 (16.89%) HTML5
15 74 (16.23%) SQL Server
16 71 (15.57%) OOD
17 69 (15.13%) PHP
18 67 (14.69%) BDD
19 65 (14.25%) Spring
20 63 (13.82%) Oracle
20 63 (13.82%) OOP
21 61 (13.38%) Degree
22 57 (12.50%) Investment Banking
22 57 (12.50%) jQuery
22 57 (12.50%) Git (software)
22 57 (12.50%) Linux
23 54 (11.84%) Front Office
23 54 (11.84%) Subversion

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (5.92%) Node.js
2 21 (4.61%) Apache
3 16 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 12 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.41%) CMS
6 9 (1.97%) IIS
6 9 (1.97%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.10%) TIBCO EMS
9 5 (1.10%) Confluence
10 4 (0.88%) Orchard CMS
11 3 (0.66%) nginx
11 3 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.44%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.44%) ArcSDE
12 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.97%) 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 (1.97%) SaaS
2 8 (1.75%) 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 17 (3.73%) Internet
2 16 (3.51%) HTTP
3 11 (2.41%) SSL
4 6 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.10%) Intranet
6 4 (0.88%) DNS
6 4 (0.88%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.66%) VoIP
7 3 (0.66%) AMQP
8 2 (0.44%) Firewall
8 2 (0.44%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.44%) LDAP
9 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.22%) Network Security
9 1 (0.22%) SSH
9 1 (0.22%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.40%) MySQL
3 37 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 36 (7.89%) MongoDB
5 31 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 23 (5.04%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.75%) Redis
11 8 (1.75%) 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 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 54 (11.84%) Subversion
3 27 (5.92%) JIRA
3 27 (5.92%) JUnit
4 24 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 21 (4.61%) Cucumber
5 21 (4.61%) Maven
6 19 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 17 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (3.73%) Mercurial
8 15 (3.29%) Eclipse
8 15 (3.29%) Xcode
9 13 (2.85%) Selenium
10 12 (2.63%) NUnit
11 11 (2.41%) TeamCity
12 10 (2.19%) WebDriver
13 7 (1.54%) jMock
13 7 (1.54%) Redmine
13 7 (1.54%) FogBugz
13 7 (1.54%) Trac
General
1 115 (25.22%) Finance
2 104 (22.81%) Banking
3 57 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 54 (11.84%) Front Office
5 20 (4.39%) Back Office
6 11 (2.41%) Advertising
7 8 (1.75%) Marketing
7 8 (1.75%) French Language
7 8 (1.75%) Retail
7 8 (1.75%) 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%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 363 (79.61%) Developer
2 74 (16.23%) Java Developer
3 53 (11.62%) Senior Developer
4 46 (10.09%) PHP Developer
5 40 (8.77%) iOS Developer
6 29 (6.36%) C# Developer
7 26 (5.70%) .NET Developer
8 25 (5.48%) Architect
9 22 (4.82%) Front-End Developer
10 21 (4.61%) Python Developer
11 20 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (3.51%) Analyst
13 15 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (2.19%) UI Developer
14 10 (2.19%) C++ Developer
15 9 (1.97%) Lead Developer
15 9 (1.97%) Senior Java Developer
15 9 (1.97%) Agile Java Developer
15 9 (1.97%) PHP Symfony Developer
16 8 (1.75%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (30.48%) HTML
2 108 (23.68%) CSS
3 92 (20.18%) .NET
4 85 (18.64%) Web Services
5 79 (17.32%) XML
6 77 (16.89%) HTML5
7 65 (14.25%) Spring
8 57 (12.50%) jQuery
9 52 (11.40%) AngularJS
10 51 (11.18%) CSS3
11 43 (9.43%) REST
11 43 (9.43%) Backbone.js
12 40 (8.77%) JSON
13 39 (8.55%) ASP.NET
14 38 (8.33%) RESTful
15 33 (7.24%) Hibernate
16 29 (6.36%) .NET Framework
16 29 (6.36%) WCF
16 29 (6.36%) Middleware
17 26 (5.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.14%) Mobile App
3 25 (5.48%) Open Source
3 25 (5.48%) Derivative
4 19 (4.17%) iPhone
5 18 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (2.85%) Credit Risk
7 10 (2.19%) Market Risk
7 10 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.19%) Equities
8 8 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.75%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.75%) iPad
9 7 (1.54%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.10%) Social Media
10 5 (1.10%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.88%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.50%) Linux
2 49 (10.75%) UNIX
3 48 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 29 (6.36%) Windows
5 22 (4.82%) Android
6 7 (1.54%) 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
1 143 (31.36%) TDD
2 111 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (18.64%) Scrum
3 85 (18.64%) MVC
4 71 (15.57%) OOD
5 67 (14.69%) BDD
6 63 (13.82%) OOP
7 50 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (9.21%) iOS Development
8 42 (9.21%) Software Engineering
9 41 (8.99%) UML
10 40 (8.77%) OO PHP
11 37 (8.11%) Unit Testing
12 26 (5.70%) SOA
12 26 (5.70%) E-Commerce
13 25 (5.48%) Kanban
13 25 (5.48%) Multithreading
14 21 (4.61%) Project Management
15 18 (3.95%) Risk Management
15 18 (3.95%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 177 (38.82%) Java
2 148 (32.46%) JavaScript
3 123 (26.97%) SQL
4 120 (26.32%) C#
5 69 (15.13%) PHP
6 46 (10.09%) Python
7 39 (8.55%) Objective-C
8 32 (7.02%) C++
9 26 (5.70%) PHP5
10 23 (5.04%) Ruby
11 22 (4.82%) T-SQL
12 21 (4.61%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.85%) PL/SQL
13 13 (2.85%) C
13 13 (2.85%) VBA
13 13 (2.85%) Scala
14 8 (1.75%) Groovy
14 8 (1.75%) Perl
15 7 (1.54%) Clojure
16 4 (0.88%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 61 (13.38%) Degree
2 20 (4.39%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.85%) 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 (5.48%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) Basel III
2 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.44%) 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 (1.97%) Puppet
2 7 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.66%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.44%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.22%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.22%) Control-M
5 1 (0.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.22%) logstash
Vendors
1 63 (13.82%) Oracle
2 31 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.04%) Zend
4 22 (4.82%) Sybase
5 16 (3.51%) IBM
6 14 (3.07%) JBoss
7 11 (2.41%) Adobe
8 10 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.75%) Bloomberg
10 7 (1.54%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.54%) SAP
10 7 (1.54%) Murex
10 7 (1.54%) Fidessa
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
14 2 (0.44%) Sun
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