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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 120 94 158
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +64
Contract jobs citing OOP 23 101 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 1.99% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 2.46% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 86 44
Average daily rate £431 £483 £556
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% -13.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £600 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +4.00%
OOP
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
2592 4109 4728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.05% 81.00% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2049 3217 3399
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 53
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.95 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 43 (69.35%) OO
2 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (51.61%) Java
4 24 (38.71%) C#
5 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
6 19 (30.65%) HTML
7 18 (29.03%) TDD
8 16 (25.81%) .NET
9 14 (22.58%) Scrum
9 14 (22.58%) CSS
9 14 (22.58%) BDD
10 13 (20.97%) REST
10 13 (20.97%) Windows
10 13 (20.97%) Finance
11 12 (19.35%) XML
11 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
11 12 (19.35%) SQL
11 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
12 11 (17.74%) Android
12 11 (17.74%) C++
13 10 (16.13%) Oracle
13 10 (16.13%) Web Services
13 10 (16.13%) HTML5
14 9 (14.52%) RESTful
14 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (14.52%) Computer Science
14 9 (14.52%) MVC
15 8 (12.90%) Banking
15 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
15 8 (12.90%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (8.06%) Node.js
2 2 (3.23%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Sitefinity
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.61%) GitHub
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
2 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.84%) DB2
5 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.23%) SQLite
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) Appium
2 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.45%) Maven
2 4 (6.45%) NUnit
3 3 (4.84%) Calabash
3 3 (4.84%) JIRA
3 3 (4.84%) JUnit
3 3 (4.84%) MSTest
3 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.23%) PHPUnit
4 2 (3.23%) Xcode
5 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.61%) JBehave
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) VisualAge
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Retail
4 4 (6.45%) Back Office
4 4 (6.45%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.45%) Front Office
5 2 (3.23%) Advertising
5 2 (3.23%) Games
5 2 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (83.87%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Senior Developer
3 13 (20.97%) C# Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Java Developer
5 9 (14.52%) .NET Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Android Developer
6 7 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Web Developer
8 5 (8.06%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (8.06%) PHP Developer
8 5 (8.06%) SQL Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (6.45%) T-SQL Developer
9 4 (6.45%) XML Developer
10 3 (4.84%) C++ Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.65%) HTML
2 16 (25.81%) .NET
3 14 (22.58%) CSS
4 13 (20.97%) REST
5 12 (19.35%) XML
6 10 (16.13%) HTML5
6 10 (16.13%) Web Services
7 9 (14.52%) RESTful
8 8 (12.90%) JSON
9 6 (9.68%) CSS3
9 6 (9.68%) Spring
10 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
10 5 (8.06%) React
10 5 (8.06%) XSD
11 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
11 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
11 4 (6.45%) jQuery
11 4 (6.45%) WCF
12 3 (4.84%) ATL
12 3 (4.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.06%) Social Network
4 4 (6.45%) Derivative
5 3 (4.84%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.23%) User Experience
7 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.61%) iPad
7 1 (1.61%) iPhone
7 1 (1.61%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Windows
2 11 (17.74%) Android
3 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
4 6 (9.68%) Linux
4 6 (9.68%) Unix
5 3 (4.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (69.35%) OO
2 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.03%) TDD
4 14 (22.58%) BDD
4 14 (22.58%) Scrum
5 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (14.52%) MVC
6 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.90%) Multithreading
7 7 (11.29%) Android Development
7 7 (11.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (11.29%) SOA
8 6 (9.68%) Mobile Development
8 6 (9.68%) OOD
9 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
9 5 (8.06%) Open Source
9 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.45%) Kanban
10 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) Java
2 24 (38.71%) C#
3 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.35%) SQL
5 11 (17.74%) C++
6 8 (12.90%) PHP
7 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.84%) Python
8 3 (4.84%) Ruby
8 3 (4.84%) VC++
9 2 (3.23%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.23%) VB
9 2 (3.23%) VBA
10 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.61%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.61%) Scala
10 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) ISEB
2 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) MiFID
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.61%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle
2 7 (11.29%) Google
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) HP
4 3 (4.84%) OpenLink
4 3 (4.84%) Sybase
5 1 (1.61%) Apple
5 1 (1.61%) hybris
5 1 (1.61%) Perforce
5 1 (1.61%) Splunk
5 1 (1.61%) Zend
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