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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 123 145 170
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +25
Contract jobs citing OOP 34 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.99% 1.02% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.27% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 46 36
Median daily rate £500 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £288 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £35.12
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +22.08%
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
2927 4422 5017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.94% 80.28% 79.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 3441 3703
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 46
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.74 £95.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016, 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 44 (74.58%) OO
2 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (54.24%) JavaScript
4 31 (52.54%) HTML
5 28 (47.46%) Java
5 28 (47.46%) CSS
6 24 (40.68%) TDD
7 22 (37.29%) C#
7 22 (37.29%) AngularJS
8 21 (35.59%) HTML5
8 21 (35.59%) Scrum
9 20 (33.90%) .NET
9 20 (33.90%) Node.js
10 17 (28.81%) CSS3
10 17 (28.81%) Git (software)
11 16 (27.12%) BDD
11 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
12 15 (25.42%) Finance
12 15 (25.42%) Spring
13 14 (23.73%) Windows
14 13 (22.03%) Banking
15 12 (20.34%) MVC
15 12 (20.34%) Struts
16 11 (18.64%) RESTful
16 11 (18.64%) Struts2
16 11 (18.64%) GWT
17 10 (16.95%) SQL
17 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (15.25%) Multithreading
18 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce

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 20 (33.90%) Node.js
2 2 (3.39%) Apache
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.69%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Google Play
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (11.86%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.47%) MySQL
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.39%) Redis
7 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.69%) Big Data
7 1 (1.69%) DB2
7 1 (1.69%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.56%) NUnit
3 7 (11.86%) JIRA
3 7 (11.86%) MSTest
4 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.78%) Maven
5 4 (6.78%) Selenium
6 3 (5.08%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.39%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.39%) JUnit
7 2 (3.39%) PHPUnit
7 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.39%) Xcode
8 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.69%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.69%) Mocha
8 1 (1.69%) Subversion
8 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 13 (22.03%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Back Office
3 3 (5.08%) Front Office
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Advertising
4 2 (3.39%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (86.44%) Developer
2 20 (33.90%) Senior Developer
3 14 (23.73%) Java Developer
4 12 (20.34%) Full Stack Developer
4 12 (20.34%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (18.64%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 10 (16.95%) C# Developer
7 9 (15.25%) .NET Developer
8 5 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (8.47%) PHP Developer
9 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (6.78%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (6.78%) C++ Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) HTML
2 28 (47.46%) CSS
3 22 (37.29%) AngularJS
4 21 (35.59%) HTML5
5 20 (33.90%) .NET
6 17 (28.81%) CSS3
7 15 (25.42%) Spring
8 12 (20.34%) Struts
9 11 (18.64%) GWT
9 11 (18.64%) RESTful
9 11 (18.64%) Struts2
10 9 (15.25%) .NET Framework
11 7 (11.86%) WCF
12 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
12 6 (10.17%) jQuery
12 6 (10.17%) React
13 5 (8.47%) JSON
14 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (6.78%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (6.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
1 5 (8.47%) User Experience
2 4 (6.78%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.78%) Derivative
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.39%) iPhone
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Contactless
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Fintech
4 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.69%) Telematics
4 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Android
2 5 (8.47%) Unix
3 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.78%) Linux
4 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (74.58%) OO
2 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.68%) TDD
4 21 (35.59%) Scrum
5 16 (27.12%) BDD
6 12 (20.34%) MVC
7 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
8 9 (15.25%) Multithreading
8 9 (15.25%) SOA
9 8 (13.56%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (11.86%) Data Modelling
11 5 (8.47%) Front End Development
11 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.47%) SOLID
12 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
13 3 (5.08%) ETRM
13 3 (5.08%) Pair Programming
13 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
13 3 (5.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) JavaScript
2 28 (47.46%) Java
3 22 (37.29%) C#
4 10 (16.95%) SQL
5 7 (11.86%) PHP
6 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.47%) C++
8 4 (6.78%) Python
9 3 (5.08%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (5.08%) VC++
10 2 (3.39%) Apple Swift
10 2 (3.39%) Ruby
10 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
1 2 (3.39%) PhD
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) MiFID
1 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle
2 4 (6.78%) Google
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) OpenLink
4 2 (3.39%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) Apple
5 1 (1.69%) hybris
5 1 (1.69%) Splunk
5 1 (1.69%) Zend
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