The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 100 155 158
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +3
Contract jobs citing OOP 97 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.89% 0.73% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 0.94% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 38 31
Average daily rate
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£450 £531 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £800 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
-15.86% -
OOP
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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
4057 4574 4356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.04% 77.58% 76.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3167 3249 3336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 49 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £27.57 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.84% -37.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.50 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OOP
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 OOP across the City of London region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

OOP
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 OOP across the City of London region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 113 (75.33%) OO
2 86 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (48.00%) C#
4 66 (44.00%) Java
5 47 (31.33%) .NET
6 42 (28.00%) C++
7 39 (26.00%) HTML
8 35 (23.33%) MVC
9 33 (22.00%) TDD
10 30 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 28 (18.67%) SQL
11 28 (18.67%) CSS
11 28 (18.67%) Degree
12 27 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (16.00%) Linux
13 24 (16.00%) XML
14 22 (14.67%) ASP.NET
14 22 (14.67%) Computer Science
14 22 (14.67%) Derivative
14 22 (14.67%) jQuery
15 21 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (14.00%) JSON
15 21 (14.00%) Python
16 19 (12.67%) Web Services
16 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
16 19 (12.67%) PHP
16 19 (12.67%) HTML5
17 18 (12.00%) BDD
17 18 (12.00%) AngularJS
17 18 (12.00%) Finance

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.67%) Apache
2 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.00%) Node.js
2 3 (2.00%) Apache Pig
2 3 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.33%) Mule
3 2 (1.33%) nginx
3 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.33%) CMS
3 2 (1.33%) SugarCRM
3 2 (1.33%) IIS
4 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.67%) Drupal
4 1 (0.67%) WordPress
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.67%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.67%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) SAP FI
1 4 (2.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (2.67%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.67%) ElastiCache
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.00%) Internet
2 5 (3.33%) Network Security
3 4 (2.67%) HTTP
4 3 (2.00%) VPN
4 3 (2.00%) SSL
4 3 (2.00%) Intranet
5 2 (1.33%) Firewall
5 2 (1.33%) IPsec
5 2 (1.33%) DNS
5 2 (1.33%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.33%) DHCP
5 2 (1.33%) FTP
6 1 (0.67%) CTI
6 1 (0.67%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.33%) MySQL
3 10 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.33%) Big Data
5 5 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.67%) Redis
7 3 (2.00%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.67%) Impala
9 1 (0.67%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.67%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (11.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.67%) Subversion
4 9 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.33%) Xcode
6 5 (3.33%) ReSharper
7 4 (2.67%) Selenium
7 4 (2.67%) NUnit
7 4 (2.67%) JIRA
8 3 (2.00%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.00%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.00%) Maven
8 3 (2.00%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.33%) Grunt
9 2 (1.33%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.33%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.33%) CasperJS
10 1 (0.67%) JBehave
General
1 18 (12.00%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Banking
3 11 (7.33%) Advertising
4 10 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 9 (6.00%) Front Office
6 7 (4.67%) Marketing
7 4 (2.67%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.33%) Retail
8 2 (1.33%) Back Office
8 2 (1.33%) Publishing
8 2 (1.33%) Law
9 1 (0.67%) Legal
9 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.67%) Electronics
9 1 (0.67%) French Language
9 1 (0.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 116 (77.33%) Developer
2 28 (18.67%) C# Developer
3 20 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 16 (10.67%) .NET Developer
5 10 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 10 (6.67%) Programmer
5 10 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (6.00%) iOS Developer
6 9 (6.00%) Python Developer
6 9 (6.00%) C++ Developer
7 8 (5.33%) C++/C# Developer
8 7 (4.67%) PHP Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) Flash Developer
9 6 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Flex Developer
9 6 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Scala Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (31.33%) .NET
2 39 (26.00%) HTML
3 28 (18.67%) CSS
4 24 (16.00%) XML
5 22 (14.67%) ASP.NET
5 22 (14.67%) jQuery
6 21 (14.00%) JSON
7 19 (12.67%) HTML5
7 19 (12.67%) Web Services
8 18 (12.00%) AngularJS
9 16 (10.67%) REST
10 14 (9.33%) CSS3
11 12 (8.00%) Ajax
12 11 (7.33%) .NET Framework
13 10 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (6.67%) XML Schema
14 9 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (5.33%) WCF
16 7 (4.67%) RESTful
16 7 (4.67%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (14.67%) Derivative
2 22 (14.67%) Computer Science
3 14 (9.33%) Data Structures
4 12 (8.00%) Algorithms
4 12 (8.00%) Mobile App
5 9 (6.00%) Spread Betting
6 8 (5.33%) Mathematics
7 7 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.33%) Open Source
9 3 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.00%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.33%) W3C
10 2 (1.33%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.33%) Social Media
10 2 (1.33%) iPhone
10 2 (1.33%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.33%) User Experience
11 1 (0.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.00%) Linux
2 14 (9.33%) Apple iOS
3 12 (8.00%) UNIX
4 7 (4.67%) Android
5 5 (3.33%) Windows
6 2 (1.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (75.33%) OO
2 86 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (23.33%) MVC
4 33 (22.00%) TDD
5 21 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (12.00%) BDD
7 16 (10.67%) Unit Testing
7 16 (10.67%) Scrum
8 13 (8.67%) E-Commerce
9 12 (8.00%) iOS Development
10 11 (7.33%) DevOps
10 11 (7.33%) Low Latency
11 10 (6.67%) Automated Testing
12 9 (6.00%) OOD
12 9 (6.00%) SOA
12 9 (6.00%) Analytics
12 9 (6.00%) Mobile Application Development
13 7 (4.67%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (4.67%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 72 (48.00%) C#
2 66 (44.00%) Java
3 42 (28.00%) C++
4 30 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 28 (18.67%) SQL
6 21 (14.00%) Python
7 19 (12.67%) PHP
8 9 (6.00%) Scala
9 7 (4.67%) Objective-C
9 7 (4.67%) Ruby
10 5 (3.33%) PHP5
11 4 (2.67%) Apex Code
11 4 (2.67%) ABAP
12 3 (2.00%) C
12 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.00%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.33%) XAML
13 2 (1.33%) VB
13 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (18.67%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) VCP4
3 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.67%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.00%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) WCAG
3 1 (0.67%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.67%) KVM
2 1 (0.67%) Xen
2 1 (0.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (8.67%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.33%) Puppet
3 6 (4.00%) yum
4 2 (1.33%) Ansible
4 2 (1.33%) logstash
4 2 (1.33%) Graphite
5 1 (0.67%) Salt
5 1 (0.67%) Kibana
5 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.67%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.67%) collectd
5 1 (0.67%) StatsD
Vendors
1 9 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.67%) Adobe
3 6 (4.00%) Oracle
4 5 (3.33%) SAP
4 5 (3.33%) Zend
4 5 (3.33%) Telerik
5 4 (2.67%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.00%) Apple
7 2 (1.33%) Open Text
7 2 (1.33%) RedDot
7 2 (1.33%) Google
8 1 (0.67%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.67%) 29West
8 1 (0.67%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.67%) Teradata
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