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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 97 154 160
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +6
Contract jobs citing OOP 103 54 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.03% 0.91% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.18% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 50 28
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£475 £523 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +54.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.45 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -
OOP
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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
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 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 January 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.

1 118 (76.62%) OO
2 88 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (49.35%) C#
4 63 (40.91%) Java
5 47 (30.52%) .NET
6 42 (27.27%) HTML
7 38 (24.68%) C++
8 37 (24.03%) MVC
9 35 (22.73%) TDD
10 32 (20.78%) CSS
11 31 (20.13%) JavaScript
12 30 (19.48%) SQL
13 27 (17.53%) Degree
14 26 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (15.58%) Python
16 23 (14.94%) XML
16 23 (14.94%) BDD
17 21 (13.64%) HTML5
17 21 (13.64%) Web Services
17 21 (13.64%) Computer Science
17 21 (13.64%) Derivative
18 20 (12.99%) Scrum
18 20 (12.99%) jQuery
19 19 (12.34%) Unit Testing
19 19 (12.34%) Finance
19 19 (12.34%) Linux
19 19 (12.34%) ASP.NET
19 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
20 18 (11.69%) AngularJS
21 17 (11.04%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (1.95%) Node.js
1 3 (1.95%) Apache Pig
1 3 (1.95%) Apache
2 2 (1.30%) SugarCRM
2 2 (1.30%) CMS
2 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.30%) IIS
2 2 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.65%) Mule
3 1 (0.65%) nginx
3 1 (0.65%) Drupal
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.65%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (2.60%) SAP CO
1 4 (2.60%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.30%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.65%) Magento
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) GitHub
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.65%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.19%) Internet
2 5 (3.25%) Network Security
3 4 (2.60%) HTTP
4 3 (1.95%) Intranet
4 3 (1.95%) SSL
5 2 (1.30%) Firewall
5 2 (1.30%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.30%) VPN
6 1 (0.65%) DHCP
6 1 (0.65%) FTP
6 1 (0.65%) DNS
6 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.65%) IPsec
6 1 (0.65%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.19%) MySQL
2 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.90%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.25%) Big Data
5 4 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.95%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.95%) Redis
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.95%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (9.74%) Subversion
2 14 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.90%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.25%) Xcode
6 5 (3.25%) Selenium
7 4 (2.60%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.95%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.95%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.95%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.95%) NUnit
8 3 (1.95%) JIRA
8 3 (1.95%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.30%) Maven
9 2 (1.30%) Ant
9 2 (1.30%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.30%) Grunt
9 2 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.30%) CasperJS
General
1 19 (12.34%) Finance
2 16 (10.39%) Banking
3 11 (7.14%) Advertising
4 10 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.49%) Front Office
5 7 (4.55%) Marketing
5 7 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.30%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.30%) Law
6 2 (1.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 118 (76.62%) Developer
2 30 (19.48%) C# Developer
3 17 (11.04%) Java Developer
4 13 (8.44%) .NET Developer
4 13 (8.44%) Senior Developer
5 10 (6.49%) Python Developer
5 10 (6.49%) Programmer
6 9 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (5.84%) C++ Developer
7 8 (5.19%) iOS Developer
7 8 (5.19%) C++/C# Developer
8 7 (4.55%) Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (3.90%) PHP Developer
9 6 (3.90%) Flash Developer
9 6 (3.90%) Architect
9 6 (3.90%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 6 (3.90%) Flex Developer
9 6 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.25%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (30.52%) .NET
2 42 (27.27%) HTML
3 32 (20.78%) CSS
4 23 (14.94%) XML
5 21 (13.64%) HTML5
5 21 (13.64%) Web Services
6 20 (12.99%) jQuery
7 19 (12.34%) ASP.NET
8 18 (11.69%) AngularJS
9 17 (11.04%) CSS3
10 16 (10.39%) JSON
11 13 (8.44%) REST
12 10 (6.49%) Backbone.js
13 9 (5.84%) RESTful
13 9 (5.84%) XML Schema
13 9 (5.84%) Ajax
13 9 (5.84%) .NET Framework
14 8 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (5.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (5.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 21 (13.64%) Derivative
3 12 (7.79%) Data Structures
3 12 (7.79%) Algorithms
4 11 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.84%) Spread Betting
6 8 (5.19%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.60%) Open Source
9 3 (1.95%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.95%) User Experience
9 3 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.95%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.30%) W3C
10 2 (1.30%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.30%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.30%) Social Media
10 2 (1.30%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.34%) Linux
2 12 (7.79%) UNIX
2 12 (7.79%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.90%) Android
4 5 (3.25%) Windows
5 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (76.62%) OO
2 88 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (24.03%) MVC
4 35 (22.73%) TDD
5 23 (14.94%) BDD
6 20 (12.99%) Scrum
7 19 (12.34%) Unit Testing
8 17 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.39%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.14%) iOS Development
10 11 (7.14%) Low Latency
11 10 (6.49%) OOD
11 10 (6.49%) DevOps
12 9 (5.84%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (5.84%) Automated Testing
13 8 (5.19%) SOA
14 7 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
14 7 (4.55%) Kanban
14 7 (4.55%) Multithreading
14 7 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 76 (49.35%) C#
2 63 (40.91%) Java
3 38 (24.68%) C++
4 31 (20.13%) JavaScript
5 30 (19.48%) SQL
6 24 (15.58%) Python
7 16 (10.39%) PHP
8 7 (4.55%) Scala
9 6 (3.90%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.90%) ABAP
9 6 (3.90%) Apex Code
10 5 (3.25%) Ruby
11 4 (2.60%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.60%) C
11 4 (2.60%) PHP5
12 3 (1.95%) XAML
13 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 27 (17.53%) Degree
2 5 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.65%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.65%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) QA
2 5 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) WCAG
3 1 (0.65%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.65%) Varnish
2 1 (0.65%) KVM
2 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.90%) Puppet
3 4 (2.60%) yum
4 2 (1.30%) logstash
4 2 (1.30%) Graphite
5 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.65%) collectd
5 1 (0.65%) StatsD
5 1 (0.65%) Ansible
5 1 (0.65%) Salt
5 1 (0.65%) Kibana
5 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (5.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.55%) SAP
2 7 (4.55%) Adobe
3 6 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (3.90%) Oracle
4 5 (3.25%) Zend
5 4 (2.60%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.95%) Apple
6 3 (1.95%) Telerik
7 2 (1.30%) Google
7 2 (1.30%) RedDot
7 2 (1.30%) Open Text
7 2 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.65%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.65%) Demandware
8 1 (0.65%) 29West
8 1 (0.65%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.65%) Software AG
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) Teradata
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