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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 119 164 148
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -16
Contract jobs citing OOP 74 47 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.43% 0.77% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 0.98% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 42 37
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £291 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
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
4071 4772 4486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.48% 77.75% 76.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3159 3443 3459
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -81.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 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 30 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.

1 111 (75.00%) OO
2 87 (58.78%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (51.35%) C#
4 70 (47.30%) Java
5 49 (33.11%) C++
6 45 (30.41%) .NET
7 35 (23.65%) HTML
8 34 (22.97%) TDD
9 33 (22.30%) MVC
10 30 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (19.59%) JavaScript
11 29 (19.59%) SQL
12 26 (17.57%) CSS
12 26 (17.57%) XML
12 26 (17.57%) Derivative
13 25 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (16.89%) ASP.NET
14 24 (16.22%) SQL Server
14 24 (16.22%) Linux
14 24 (16.22%) jQuery
14 24 (16.22%) Degree
15 23 (15.54%) JSON
16 21 (14.19%) Python
16 21 (14.19%) PHP
17 20 (13.51%) Finance
18 19 (12.84%) Git (software)
18 19 (12.84%) REST
19 18 (12.16%) AngularJS
19 18 (12.16%) Scrum
19 18 (12.16%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (2.70%) Apache
2 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.03%) Mule
2 3 (2.03%) Node.js
2 3 (2.03%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.35%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.35%) nginx
3 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.35%) CMS
3 2 (1.35%) SugarCRM
3 2 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.68%) Drupal
4 1 (0.68%) WordPress
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.68%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Magento
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Force.com
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.68%) ElastiCache
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.08%) Internet
2 5 (3.38%) Network Security
3 4 (2.70%) HTTP
4 3 (2.03%) VPN
4 3 (2.03%) SSL
4 3 (2.03%) Intranet
5 2 (1.35%) Firewall
5 2 (1.35%) IPsec
5 2 (1.35%) DNS
5 2 (1.35%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.35%) DHCP
5 2 (1.35%) FTP
6 1 (0.68%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.76%) MySQL
4 7 (4.73%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.05%) Big Data
6 5 (3.38%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.38%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.38%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (2.03%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.03%) DTS
8 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.35%) ProClarity
9 2 (1.35%) Redis
9 2 (1.35%) KDB
10 1 (0.68%) Impala
Development Applications
1 19 (12.84%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.81%) Subversion
2 16 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.05%) Xcode
4 6 (4.05%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.38%) ReSharper
6 4 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.70%) NUnit
6 4 (2.70%) Maven
6 4 (2.70%) JIRA
7 3 (2.03%) Selenium
7 3 (2.03%) PHPUnit
7 3 (2.03%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.03%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.03%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.35%) CasperJS
8 2 (1.35%) Grunt
8 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 20 (13.51%) Finance
2 13 (8.78%) Banking
3 11 (7.43%) Advertising
4 10 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.73%) Front Office
6 6 (4.05%) Marketing
7 2 (1.35%) Retail
7 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.35%) Back Office
7 2 (1.35%) Publishing
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) French Language
8 1 (0.68%) German Language
Job Titles
1 115 (77.70%) Developer
2 24 (16.22%) Java Developer
2 24 (16.22%) C# Developer
3 16 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 11 (7.43%) Senior Developer
5 10 (6.76%) Programmer
5 10 (6.76%) C++ Developer
6 9 (6.08%) Analyst
6 9 (6.08%) Python Developer
7 8 (5.41%) C++/C# Developer
7 8 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (4.73%) iOS Developer
8 7 (4.73%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Flash Developer
9 6 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Scala Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Flex Developer
10 5 (3.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.41%) .NET
2 35 (23.65%) HTML
3 26 (17.57%) XML
3 26 (17.57%) CSS
4 25 (16.89%) ASP.NET
5 24 (16.22%) jQuery
6 23 (15.54%) JSON
7 19 (12.84%) REST
8 18 (12.16%) AngularJS
9 17 (11.49%) HTML5
10 14 (9.46%) Web Services
11 13 (8.78%) CSS3
12 11 (7.43%) Ajax
13 10 (6.76%) .NET Framework
13 10 (6.76%) Entity Framework
13 10 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (6.08%) WCF
14 9 (6.08%) XML Schema
15 7 (4.73%) SOAP
16 6 (4.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (17.57%) Derivative
3 18 (12.16%) Computer Science
4 12 (8.11%) Data Structures
5 10 (6.76%) Algorithms
5 10 (6.76%) Mobile App
6 9 (6.08%) Spread Betting
7 8 (5.41%) Mathematics
8 7 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.70%) Open Source
9 4 (2.70%) Fixed Income
10 3 (2.03%) Equities
10 3 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (2.03%) User Experience
10 3 (2.03%) Data Extraction
11 2 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (1.35%) Social Media
11 2 (1.35%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.35%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.22%) Linux
2 14 (9.46%) Apple iOS
3 11 (7.43%) UNIX
4 6 (4.05%) Android
5 5 (3.38%) Windows
6 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (75.00%) OO
2 87 (58.78%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (22.97%) TDD
4 33 (22.30%) MVC
5 25 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (12.16%) Scrum
7 15 (10.14%) BDD
8 13 (8.78%) Low Latency
9 12 (8.11%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.43%) Automated Testing
11 10 (6.76%) SOA
11 10 (6.76%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.76%) iOS Development
12 8 (5.41%) DevOps
12 8 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (5.41%) Analytics
13 7 (4.73%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (4.05%) Microservices
14 6 (4.05%) Multithreading
14 6 (4.05%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (51.35%) C#
2 70 (47.30%) Java
3 49 (33.11%) C++
4 29 (19.59%) JavaScript
4 29 (19.59%) SQL
5 21 (14.19%) PHP
5 21 (14.19%) Python
6 9 (6.08%) Scala
7 8 (5.41%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.05%) Ruby
9 5 (3.38%) PHP5
10 4 (2.70%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.70%) Perl
11 3 (2.03%) Apex Code
11 3 (2.03%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.35%) C
12 2 (1.35%) VB
13 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.68%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 24 (16.22%) Degree
2 4 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.68%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.35%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) COREP
2 2 (1.35%) FINREP
3 1 (0.68%) WCAG
3 1 (0.68%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.73%) yum
2 7 (4.73%) Puppet
3 3 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (6.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.41%) Oracle
3 7 (4.73%) Adobe
4 5 (3.38%) Telerik
4 5 (3.38%) Zend
5 3 (2.03%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.03%) Sybase
5 3 (2.03%) Apple
5 3 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.35%) Infragistics
6 2 (1.35%) OpenText
6 2 (1.35%) RedDot
6 2 (1.35%) Google
6 2 (1.35%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.68%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.68%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) Teradata
7 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
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