The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 165 140 168
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Contract jobs citing OOP 45 57 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.91% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.22% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 47 41
Average daily rate £375 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £579 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OOP
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 63 (58.33%) OO
2 47 (43.52%) Java
3 35 (32.41%) JavaScript
3 35 (32.41%) HTML
4 32 (29.63%) C#
5 31 (28.70%) CSS
6 27 (25.00%) OOD
7 26 (24.07%) SQL
7 26 (24.07%) TDD
8 25 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (23.15%) Multithreading
8 25 (23.15%) MVC
9 23 (21.30%) XML
9 23 (21.30%) Computer Science
10 22 (20.37%) jQuery
11 21 (19.44%) HTML5
11 21 (19.44%) PHP
11 21 (19.44%) .NET
12 19 (17.59%) Git (software)
12 19 (17.59%) Akka
13 18 (16.67%) Scrum
13 18 (16.67%) Banking
14 17 (15.74%) E-Commerce
14 17 (15.74%) RESTful
14 17 (15.74%) CSS3
15 16 (14.81%) SQL Server
15 16 (14.81%) Web Services
16 14 (12.96%) JSON
17 13 (12.04%) MySQL
17 13 (12.04%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (6.48%) Node.js
1 7 (6.48%) IIS
2 6 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.56%) GemFire
3 5 (4.63%) CMS
4 4 (3.70%) Apache
5 3 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.78%) Confluence
5 3 (2.78%) Drupal
6 2 (1.85%) SugarCRM
6 2 (1.85%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.85%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (1.85%) Kentico
6 2 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.63%) IaaS
2 5 (4.63%) SaaS
2 5 (4.63%) PaaS
3 2 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) DNS
2 2 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.04%) MySQL
3 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.48%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.48%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.78%) QlikView
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.78%) OLAP
8 1 (0.93%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) Big Data
8 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.93%) SQLite
8 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (17.59%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.26%) NUnit
3 9 (8.33%) JIRA
4 8 (7.41%) Subversion
5 6 (5.56%) JUnit
6 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.63%) QUnit
6 5 (4.63%) Jasmine
6 5 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.63%) Hudson
6 5 (4.63%) Selenium
6 5 (4.63%) Bugzilla
7 4 (3.70%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.70%) Spring Roo
8 3 (2.78%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.78%) Toad
8 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.85%) Xcode
9 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (16.67%) Banking
2 13 (12.04%) Finance
3 11 (10.19%) Investment Banking
4 10 (9.26%) Front Office
5 2 (1.85%) Legal
5 2 (1.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 87 (80.56%) Developer
2 13 (12.04%) Scala Developer
3 12 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 11 (10.19%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Android Developer
8 5 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.63%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Python Developer
10 3 (2.78%) iOS Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (2.78%) QA Engineer
11 2 (1.85%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (1.85%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (32.41%) HTML
2 31 (28.70%) CSS
3 23 (21.30%) XML
4 22 (20.37%) jQuery
5 21 (19.44%) HTML5
5 21 (19.44%) .NET
6 19 (17.59%) Akka
7 17 (15.74%) RESTful
7 17 (15.74%) CSS3
8 16 (14.81%) Web Services
9 14 (12.96%) JSON
10 13 (12.04%) Play Framework
11 11 (10.19%) Ajax
12 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET
13 8 (7.41%) WCF
13 8 (7.41%) Spring
14 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (6.48%) .NET Framework
14 7 (6.48%) SOAP
15 6 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.30%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.41%) Open Source
3 5 (4.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.70%) STB
4 4 (3.70%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (2.78%) iPhone
5 3 (2.78%) Derivative
6 2 (1.85%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Social Media
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
7 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.93%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (0.93%) Physics
7 1 (0.93%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Linux
2 12 (11.11%) Windows
3 8 (7.41%) UNIX
3 8 (7.41%) Android
4 5 (4.63%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (58.33%) OO
2 27 (25.00%) OOD
3 26 (24.07%) TDD
4 25 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (23.15%) Multithreading
4 25 (23.15%) MVC
5 18 (16.67%) Scrum
6 17 (15.74%) E-Commerce
7 12 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.19%) Unit Testing
8 11 (10.19%) BDD
9 10 (9.26%) Data Modelling
10 9 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.41%) Android Development
12 7 (6.48%) Web Development
12 7 (6.48%) SOA
13 6 (5.56%) CRM
13 6 (5.56%) Refactoring
13 6 (5.56%) Kanban
13 6 (5.56%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.52%) Java
2 35 (32.41%) JavaScript
3 32 (29.63%) C#
4 26 (24.07%) SQL
5 21 (19.44%) PHP
6 13 (12.04%) Python
7 11 (10.19%) Ruby
8 6 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.56%) Scala
9 5 (4.63%) PHP5
9 5 (4.63%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.63%) C++
9 5 (4.63%) VBA
10 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.70%) Groovy
11 1 (0.93%) F#
11 1 (0.93%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.93%) C
11 1 (0.93%) VBScript
11 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) OCPJP
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.93%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Puppet
1 2 (1.85%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.93%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 9 (8.33%) Zend
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle
4 4 (3.70%) Facebook
5 3 (2.78%) Google
6 2 (1.85%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.85%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.85%) Twitter
6 2 (1.85%) Splunk
7 1 (0.93%) 29West
7 1 (0.93%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.93%) hybris
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.93%) Endeca
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago