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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
London / City of London
Rank 93 130 98
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -32
Contract jobs citing OOP 54 21 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.84% 0.69% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 0.82% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 17 77
Median daily rate £488 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-40.55% +100.00%

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
2511 2573 4101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.61% 84.92% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1993 2020 3207
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 37
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% +41.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £13.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OOP.

1 63 (63.64%) OO
2 59 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (55.56%) TDD
4 46 (46.46%) C#
5 42 (42.42%) RESTful
6 41 (41.41%) .NET
7 38 (38.38%) JavaScript
7 38 (38.38%) CSS
8 37 (37.37%) HTML
9 36 (36.36%) BDD
10 31 (31.31%) MVC
11 28 (28.28%) SQL Server
12 27 (27.27%) Java
13 24 (24.24%) AngularJS
14 23 (23.23%) SQL
15 21 (21.21%) Unit Testing
15 21 (21.21%) Git (software)
16 20 (20.20%) HTML5
16 20 (20.20%) NoSQL
16 20 (20.20%) Scrum
16 20 (20.20%) Web Services
17 18 (18.18%) Windows
17 18 (18.18%) Linux
18 17 (17.17%) PHP
18 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Azure
18 17 (17.17%) WebDriver
18 17 (17.17%) Agile Testing
18 17 (17.17%) jQuery
19 16 (16.16%) WCF
19 16 (16.16%) MongoDB

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.07%) CMS
2 4 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.03%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.02%) Apache
4 2 (2.02%) Kentico
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.01%) Drupal
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.03%) Force.com
3 2 (2.02%) GitHub
4 1 (1.01%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) HTTP
2 5 (5.05%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.04%) Internet
4 3 (3.03%) SSL
5 2 (2.02%) Firewall
5 2 (2.02%) Intranet
6 1 (1.01%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.01%) Extranet
6 1 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.01%) LAN
6 1 (1.01%) Network Security
6 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.20%) NoSQL
3 16 (16.16%) MongoDB
4 14 (14.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (8.08%) Couchbase
5 8 (8.08%) MySQL
6 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.01%) Big Data
9 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.01%) Endeca
9 1 (1.01%) HBase
9 1 (1.01%) Impala
9 1 (1.01%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 17 (17.17%) WebDriver
3 15 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (14.14%) MSTest
4 14 (14.14%) NUnit
5 10 (10.10%) Mockito
5 10 (10.10%) Moq
6 9 (9.09%) Bower
6 9 (9.09%) gulp
7 8 (8.08%) Karma Test Runner
7 8 (8.08%) Mocha
7 8 (8.08%) Protractor
7 8 (8.08%) Sinon.JS
7 8 (8.08%) Visual Studio
8 7 (7.07%) Selenium
9 5 (5.05%) SpecFlow
10 4 (4.04%) Jenkins
10 4 (4.04%) Subversion
11 2 (2.02%) ReSharper
11 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (15.15%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Marketing
3 7 (7.07%) Retail
4 6 (6.06%) Financial Institution
5 5 (5.05%) Back Office
5 5 (5.05%) Banking
6 3 (3.03%) Advertising
6 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.02%) Games
7 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Front Office
8 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 91 (91.92%) Developer
2 22 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 15 (15.15%) Developer in Test
3 15 (15.15%) Software Developer
4 14 (14.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (13.13%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.09%) Angular Developer
6 9 (9.09%) PHP Developer
7 7 (7.07%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (7.07%) C++ Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Linux Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Low Latency C++ Developer
9 5 (5.05%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Senior C# Software Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (3.03%) MongoDB Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.42%) RESTful
2 41 (41.41%) .NET
3 38 (38.38%) CSS
4 37 (37.37%) HTML
5 24 (24.24%) AngularJS
6 20 (20.20%) HTML5
6 20 (20.20%) Web Services
7 17 (17.17%) jQuery
8 16 (16.16%) WCF
9 15 (15.15%) .NET Framework
9 15 (15.15%) REST
10 13 (13.13%) CSS3
11 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET
11 12 (12.12%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (10.10%) Ajax
13 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (9.09%) Entity Framework
15 8 (8.08%) Gherkin
15 8 (8.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) User Experience
2 10 (10.10%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.08%) Mathematics
4 7 (7.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (6.06%) Equities
5 6 (6.06%) Fixed Income
5 6 (6.06%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.04%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.03%) Web 2.0
8 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.02%) Blog
8 2 (2.02%) Physics
9 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.01%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.01%) RIA
9 1 (1.01%) Social Media
9 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.18%) Linux
1 18 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.05%) Unix
3 4 (4.04%) CentOS
3 4 (4.04%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.01%) Android
5 1 (1.01%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (63.64%) OO
2 59 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (55.56%) TDD
4 36 (36.36%) BDD
5 31 (31.31%) MVC
6 21 (21.21%) Unit Testing
7 20 (20.20%) Scrum
8 17 (17.17%) Agile Testing
9 15 (15.15%) Front End Development
10 12 (12.12%) Pair Programming
10 12 (12.12%) Process Improvement
11 11 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (10.10%) Data Modelling
12 10 (10.10%) SOA
13 9 (9.09%) E-Commerce
13 9 (9.09%) Workflow
14 8 (8.08%) DevOps
14 8 (8.08%) Multithreading
14 8 (8.08%) Service Design
15 7 (7.07%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 46 (46.46%) C#
2 38 (38.38%) JavaScript
3 27 (27.27%) Java
4 23 (23.23%) SQL
5 17 (17.17%) PHP
6 15 (15.15%) T-SQL
7 11 (11.11%) C++
7 11 (11.11%) Python
8 8 (8.08%) C
9 6 (6.06%) Go
10 4 (4.04%) Perl
11 3 (3.03%) Apex Code
12 2 (2.02%) Apple Swift
12 2 (2.02%) Scala
13 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.01%) SOQL
13 1 (1.01%) Tcl
13 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.01%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Grafana
1 1 (1.01%) Kibana
1 1 (1.01%) logstash
1 1 (1.01%) Oozie
1 1 (1.01%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) Zend
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle
4 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.02%) Perforce
5 2 (2.02%) Remedy
5 2 (2.02%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.01%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.01%) ATG
6 1 (1.01%) F5
6 1 (1.01%) Google
6 1 (1.01%) Splunk
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