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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 155 149 116
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -33
Contract jobs citing OOP 43 53 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.91% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.18% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 96
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £338 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £588 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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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
4311 4496 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.22% 77.33% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3403 3332 4200
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 66 (70.21%) OO
2 61 (64.89%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (59.57%) C#
4 49 (52.13%) Java
5 35 (37.23%) TDD
6 30 (31.91%) Finance
7 28 (29.79%) .NET
8 27 (28.72%) JavaScript
8 27 (28.72%) C++
9 25 (26.60%) SQL Server
10 22 (23.40%) Scrum
11 21 (22.34%) HTML
12 20 (21.28%) JSON
12 20 (21.28%) BDD
13 19 (20.21%) jQuery
13 19 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (19.15%) AngularJS
14 18 (19.15%) XML
15 17 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (17.02%) Oracle
16 16 (17.02%) SQL
17 15 (15.96%) Sybase
17 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET
17 15 (15.96%) Front Office
17 15 (15.96%) MVC
18 14 (14.89%) CSS
18 14 (14.89%) Web Services
18 14 (14.89%) E-Commerce
18 14 (14.89%) Unit Testing
18 14 (14.89%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (5.32%) Node.js
2 2 (2.13%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.13%) Apache
2 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.13%) Mule
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.06%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) PaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.19%) KDB
5 2 (2.13%) DTS
5 2 (2.13%) DB2
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.13%) ProClarity
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.06%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.06%) SQLite
6 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Cucumber
2 9 (9.57%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.38%) ReSharper
4 6 (6.38%) NUnit
4 6 (6.38%) WebDriver
5 5 (5.32%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (5.32%) Moq
5 5 (5.32%) Android Studio
5 5 (5.32%) Subversion
5 5 (5.32%) Xcode
6 4 (4.26%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.26%) RSpec
6 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.26%) Appium
6 4 (4.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (4.26%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.19%) Calabash
7 3 (3.19%) WATIR
7 3 (3.19%) Selenium
General
1 30 (31.91%) Finance
2 15 (15.96%) Front Office
3 13 (13.83%) Banking
4 4 (4.26%) Retail
4 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Games
6 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.13%) Back Office
7 1 (1.06%) Automotive
7 1 (1.06%) Legal
7 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 76 (80.85%) Developer
2 20 (21.28%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.83%) .NET Developer
4 11 (11.70%) C# Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Android Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Programmer
7 4 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (4.26%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.13%) Consultant
9 2 (2.13%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.13%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.13%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.13%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.13%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (29.79%) .NET
2 21 (22.34%) HTML
3 20 (21.28%) JSON
4 19 (20.21%) jQuery
5 18 (19.15%) AngularJS
5 18 (19.15%) XML
6 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET
7 14 (14.89%) CSS
7 14 (14.89%) Web Services
7 14 (14.89%) REST
8 13 (13.83%) HTML5
8 13 (13.83%) .NET Framework
9 12 (12.77%) Ajax
9 12 (12.77%) CSS3
10 10 (10.64%) Entity Framework
10 10 (10.64%) WCF
11 9 (9.57%) LINQ
11 9 (9.57%) Kendo UI
11 9 (9.57%) SOAP
12 8 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.51%) Derivative
3 7 (7.45%) User Experience
4 6 (6.38%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.32%) Equities
5 5 (5.32%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.32%) N-Tier
5 5 (5.32%) Social Network
6 4 (4.26%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.19%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.13%) Spread Betting
8 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.13%) Market Risk
8 2 (2.13%) Data Extraction
8 2 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (1.06%) iPad
9 1 (1.06%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.83%) Android
2 7 (7.45%) Apple iOS
2 7 (7.45%) Linux
3 5 (5.32%) UNIX
4 3 (3.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (70.21%) OO
2 61 (64.89%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (37.23%) TDD
4 22 (23.40%) Scrum
5 20 (21.28%) BDD
6 17 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (15.96%) MVC
8 14 (14.89%) E-Commerce
8 14 (14.89%) Unit Testing
9 11 (11.70%) Android Development
9 11 (11.70%) OOD
10 9 (9.57%) Multithreading
11 7 (7.45%) Kanban
11 7 (7.45%) Test Automation
11 7 (7.45%) SOA
12 6 (6.38%) UML
12 6 (6.38%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (5.32%) DevOps
13 5 (5.32%) Mobile Development
13 5 (5.32%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 56 (59.57%) C#
2 49 (52.13%) Java
3 27 (28.72%) JavaScript
3 27 (28.72%) C++
4 16 (17.02%) SQL
5 8 (8.51%) PHP
5 8 (8.51%) Python
5 8 (8.51%) Ruby
6 6 (6.38%) Objective-C
6 6 (6.38%) Apple Swift
7 5 (5.32%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.19%) VB
9 2 (2.13%) Perl
9 2 (2.13%) VBA
10 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.06%) XPath
10 1 (1.06%) X++
10 1 (1.06%) Scala
10 1 (1.06%) XAML
10 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) MCT
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) COREP
2 2 (2.13%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.06%) yum
2 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) Oracle
2 15 (15.96%) Sybase
3 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.38%) Telerik
4 6 (6.38%) Google
5 4 (4.26%) Appcelerator
6 2 (2.13%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.13%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.06%) Perforce
7 1 (1.06%) Facebook
7 1 (1.06%) Cognos
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