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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 138 110 162
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +52
Contract jobs citing OOP 62 123 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 1.71% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 2.23% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 94 48
Average daily rate
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£431 £425 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +9.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £333 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.24 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.37% -37.72%
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
4478 5509 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.07% 76.51% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3363 4079 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 93
Average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 68 (68.69%) OO
2 54 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (40.40%) C#
4 29 (29.29%) HTML
4 29 (29.29%) TDD
5 27 (27.27%) MVC
6 26 (26.26%) JavaScript
6 26 (26.26%) .NET
6 26 (26.26%) Unit Testing
7 23 (23.23%) CSS
7 23 (23.23%) Web Services
7 23 (23.23%) BDD
8 22 (22.22%) Java
9 19 (19.19%) SQL
9 19 (19.19%) Degree
9 19 (19.19%) Scrum
10 18 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 17 (17.17%) E-Commerce
11 17 (17.17%) Computer Science
12 16 (16.16%) QA
12 16 (16.16%) HTML5
13 13 (13.13%) jQuery
14 12 (12.12%) Banking
14 12 (12.12%) Software Engineering
14 12 (12.12%) OOD
14 12 (12.12%) PHP
15 11 (11.11%) XML
15 11 (11.11%) Investment Banking
15 11 (11.11%) Objective-C
15 11 (11.11%) Kanban

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (5.05%) IIS
2 4 (4.04%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.02%) IBM Connections
4 2 (2.02%) Node.js
4 2 (2.02%) Confluence
4 2 (2.02%) Apache
5 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.01%) Drupal
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.01%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) SAP FI
1 4 (4.04%) SAP CO
1 4 (4.04%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.02%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.04%) SaaS
2 3 (3.03%) GitHub
2 3 (3.03%) IaaS
2 3 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) Network Security
2 1 (1.01%) DNS
2 1 (1.01%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.01%) SSL
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.10%) MySQL
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.04%) CouchDB
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.03%) Redis
7 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.02%) SQLite
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.01%) QlikView
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.01%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.09%) Xcode
3 8 (8.08%) TeamCity
3 8 (8.08%) NUnit
3 8 (8.08%) Subversion
4 7 (7.07%) JIRA
4 7 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.05%) Selenium
5 5 (5.05%) JUnit
6 4 (4.04%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.03%) Bugzilla
7 3 (3.03%) MSBuild
7 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.03%) PHPUnit
8 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.02%) Ant
General
1 12 (12.12%) Banking
2 11 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 7 (7.07%) Front Office
4 5 (5.05%) Finance
5 2 (2.02%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) Games
6 1 (1.01%) Back Office
6 1 (1.01%) Law
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (77.78%) Developer
2 17 (17.17%) Senior Developer
3 14 (14.14%) C# Developer
4 11 (11.11%) iOS Developer
5 10 (10.10%) PHP Developer
6 8 (8.08%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.05%) ABAP Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Architect
8 5 (5.05%) Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) Android Developer
9 4 (4.04%) SAP Developer
10 3 (3.03%) BizTalk Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Database Architect
10 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.29%) HTML
2 26 (26.26%) .NET
3 23 (23.23%) CSS
3 23 (23.23%) Web Services
4 16 (16.16%) HTML5
5 13 (13.13%) jQuery
6 11 (11.11%) XML
6 11 (11.11%) CSS3
7 10 (10.10%) RESTful
7 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET
8 9 (9.09%) REST
8 9 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 7 (7.07%) .NET Framework
9 7 (7.07%) Cocoa
9 7 (7.07%) Cocoa Touch
9 7 (7.07%) Backbone.js
10 6 (6.06%) XSD
10 6 (6.06%) WCF
10 6 (6.06%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.08%) iPhone
3 6 (6.06%) Digital Media
4 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.04%) User Experience
5 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.04%) Market Risk
6 3 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.02%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.02%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.01%) Animation
8 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.01%) Tandem
8 1 (1.01%) Replication
8 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.01%) Derivative
8 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 10 (10.10%) UNIX
3 9 (9.09%) Linux
4 7 (7.07%) Windows
5 6 (6.06%) Android
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.01%) Debian
6 1 (1.01%) CentOS
6 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (68.69%) OO
2 54 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (29.29%) TDD
4 27 (27.27%) MVC
5 26 (26.26%) Unit Testing
6 23 (23.23%) BDD
7 19 (19.19%) Scrum
8 17 (17.17%) E-Commerce
9 12 (12.12%) Software Engineering
9 12 (12.12%) OOD
10 11 (11.11%) Kanban
10 11 (11.11%) iOS Development
11 10 (10.10%) DevOps
12 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (7.07%) Multithreading
13 7 (7.07%) Domain-Driven Design
14 6 (6.06%) Android Development
14 6 (6.06%) Data Modelling
14 6 (6.06%) SOA
14 6 (6.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 40 (40.40%) C#
2 26 (26.26%) JavaScript
3 22 (22.22%) Java
4 19 (19.19%) SQL
5 12 (12.12%) PHP
6 11 (11.11%) Objective-C
7 9 (9.09%) Python
8 6 (6.06%) ABAP
9 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.04%) Ruby
9 4 (4.04%) PHP5
10 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.03%) XAML
10 3 (3.03%) Apex Code
11 2 (2.02%) Scala
11 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.02%) C
11 2 (2.02%) Groovy
12 1 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (19.19%) Degree
2 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.01%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.16%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.03%) Puppet
2 2 (2.02%) Salt
3 1 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.01%) OpenIDM
3 1 (1.01%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.01%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 6 (6.06%) SAP
1 6 (6.06%) Oracle
1 6 (6.06%) Zend
2 5 (5.05%) Apple
3 3 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.03%) IBM
4 2 (2.02%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.01%) Software AG
5 1 (1.01%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.01%) Demandware
5 1 (1.01%) Splunk
5 1 (1.01%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.01%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.01%) 29West
5 1 (1.01%) Red Gate
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