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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 147 107 156
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +49
Contract jobs citing OOP 53 126 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 1.74% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.29% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 96 60
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £331 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £27.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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
4443 5510 5867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.32% 76.01% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3296 4117 4370
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 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 (73.26%) OO
2 35 (40.70%) C#
3 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (29.07%) TDD
4 25 (29.07%) HTML
5 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
5 24 (27.91%) MVC
6 21 (24.42%) .NET
6 21 (24.42%) Web Services
6 21 (24.42%) Unit Testing
7 20 (23.26%) CSS
7 20 (23.26%) Java
7 20 (23.26%) BDD
8 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
8 18 (20.93%) Scrum
9 17 (19.77%) SQL
10 15 (17.44%) Degree
11 14 (16.28%) Computer Science
11 14 (16.28%) QA
11 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
11 14 (16.28%) HTML5
12 12 (13.95%) PHP
12 12 (13.95%) XML
12 12 (13.95%) jQuery
12 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
13 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
13 11 (12.79%) OOD
13 11 (12.79%) Objective-C
14 10 (11.63%) MySQL
14 10 (11.63%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.14%) IIS
2 6 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.49%) Confluence
3 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 2 (2.33%) IBM Connections
4 2 (2.33%) Node.js
5 1 (1.16%) Drupal
5 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (6.98%) SaaS
2 5 (5.81%) PaaS
2 5 (5.81%) IaaS
3 3 (3.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Firewall
1 2 (2.33%) HTTP
1 2 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.16%) Network Security
2 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.16%) SSL
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) MySQL
3 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.98%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.65%) CouchDB
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.33%) SQLite
8 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.33%) Redis
9 1 (1.16%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.16%) Big Data
9 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.63%) JIRA
3 9 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (10.47%) NUnit
4 8 (9.30%) Xcode
4 8 (9.30%) Subversion
4 8 (9.30%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.81%) JUnit
5 5 (5.81%) Bugzilla
6 4 (4.65%) Selenium
7 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.49%) PHPUnit
7 3 (3.49%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.33%) Ant
8 2 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.33%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (11.63%) Banking
2 9 (10.47%) Investment Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Front Office
4 3 (3.49%) Finance
5 2 (2.33%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (77.91%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) Senior Developer
3 10 (11.63%) PHP Developer
3 10 (11.63%) iOS Developer
4 9 (10.47%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.14%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.81%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Senior BizTalk Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Lead Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Architect
6 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior iOS Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Android Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Database Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.07%) HTML
2 21 (24.42%) .NET
2 21 (24.42%) Web Services
3 20 (23.26%) CSS
4 14 (16.28%) HTML5
5 12 (13.95%) XML
5 12 (13.95%) jQuery
6 10 (11.63%) CSS3
7 9 (10.47%) RESTful
7 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET
8 8 (9.30%) XSD
8 8 (9.30%) WCF
8 8 (9.30%) AngularJS
8 8 (9.30%) REST
8 8 (9.30%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (8.14%) Cocoa Touch
9 7 (8.14%) XSL
9 7 (8.14%) Cocoa
10 6 (6.98%) Symfony
10 6 (6.98%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.30%) iPhone
3 6 (6.98%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.65%) Market Risk
5 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.33%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.16%) Open Source
7 1 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.16%) Derivative
7 1 (1.16%) Animation
7 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.16%) Tandem
7 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) Apple iOS
2 8 (9.30%) UNIX
2 8 (9.30%) Windows
3 7 (8.14%) Linux
4 5 (5.81%) Android
5 1 (1.16%) CentOS
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (73.26%) OO
2 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.07%) TDD
4 24 (27.91%) MVC
5 21 (24.42%) Unit Testing
6 20 (23.26%) BDD
7 18 (20.93%) Scrum
8 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
9 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
9 11 (12.79%) OOD
10 10 (11.63%) Kanban
10 10 (11.63%) iOS Development
11 9 (10.47%) DevOps
12 8 (9.30%) SOA
13 7 (8.14%) Refactoring
13 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (8.14%) Data Modelling
14 6 (6.98%) ETL
14 6 (6.98%) CRM
14 6 (6.98%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.70%) C#
2 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 20 (23.26%) Java
4 17 (19.77%) SQL
5 12 (13.95%) PHP
6 11 (12.79%) Objective-C
7 8 (9.30%) Python
8 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.65%) PHP5
9 3 (3.49%) Ruby
9 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.33%) ABAP
10 2 (2.33%) C
10 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.33%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.16%) Scala
11 1 (1.16%) Groovy
11 1 (1.16%) C++
11 1 (1.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Puppet
1 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.33%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.16%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.16%) Salt
3 1 (1.16%) OpenIDM
3 1 (1.16%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Zend
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) Apple
4 3 (3.49%) IBM
5 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.33%) SAP
5 2 (2.33%) Splunk
6 1 (1.16%) 29West
6 1 (1.16%) Demandware
6 1 (1.16%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.16%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.16%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.16%) Software AG
6 1 (1.16%) TIBCO
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: Negotiable
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