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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 163 167 149
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing OOP 42 34 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.58% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.75% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 52
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £508 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £33.84 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -7.28%
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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
4475 4518 5429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.73% 77.36% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3536 3380 4082
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -32.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 83 (70.94%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (70.09%) OO
3 66 (56.41%) C#
4 62 (52.99%) Java
5 40 (34.19%) TDD
6 39 (33.33%) C++
7 34 (29.06%) .NET
8 28 (23.93%) JavaScript
9 26 (22.22%) Finance
9 26 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (20.51%) BDD
11 23 (19.66%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (19.66%) MVC
11 23 (19.66%) Scrum
11 23 (19.66%) HTML
12 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
13 21 (17.95%) JSON
14 20 (17.09%) SQL
14 20 (17.09%) CSS
14 20 (17.09%) XML
14 20 (17.09%) AngularJS
15 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET
15 19 (16.24%) Linux
15 19 (16.24%) Derivative
16 18 (15.38%) REST
17 17 (14.53%) jQuery
17 17 (14.53%) E-Commerce
18 16 (13.68%) Python
18 16 (13.68%) Unit Testing
19 15 (12.82%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 5 (4.27%) Node.js
2 4 (3.42%) Mule
3 1 (0.85%) WordPress
3 1 (0.85%) nginx
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.85%) IIS
3 1 (0.85%) Apache
3 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.85%) SugarCRM
3 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.85%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) DHCP
1 2 (1.71%) FTP
1 2 (1.71%) HTTP
1 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.71%) DNS
1 2 (1.71%) SSL
1 2 (1.71%) IPsec
2 1 (0.85%) CTI
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.27%) MySQL
3 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.56%) KDB
5 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.71%) ProClarity
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.71%) DTS
6 2 (1.71%) DB2
6 2 (1.71%) Big Data
7 1 (0.85%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.85%) Redis
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (11.97%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 9 (7.69%) Subversion
4 7 (5.98%) NUnit
4 7 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.13%) ReSharper
5 6 (5.13%) Android Studio
5 6 (5.13%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.27%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (4.27%) Moq
6 5 (4.27%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.42%) Selenium
7 4 (3.42%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.42%) Xcode
7 4 (3.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.56%) JIRA
8 3 (2.56%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.71%) PHPUnit
General
1 26 (22.22%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Banking
3 11 (9.40%) Front Office
4 8 (6.84%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.42%) Marketing
6 3 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.56%) Advertising
7 2 (1.71%) Games
8 1 (0.85%) Publishing
8 1 (0.85%) Back Office
8 1 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) French Language
8 1 (0.85%) German Language
8 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (81.20%) Developer
2 28 (23.93%) Java Developer
3 16 (13.68%) C# Developer
4 14 (11.97%) .NET Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.98%) Programmer
6 7 (5.98%) Android Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Scala Developer
7 5 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) C++ Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Python Developer
8 4 (3.42%) C++/C# Developer
8 4 (3.42%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) Flash Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (2.56%) iOS Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Flex Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.06%) .NET
2 23 (19.66%) HTML
3 21 (17.95%) JSON
4 20 (17.09%) CSS
4 20 (17.09%) XML
4 20 (17.09%) AngularJS
5 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET
6 18 (15.38%) REST
7 17 (14.53%) jQuery
8 15 (12.82%) HTML5
9 13 (11.11%) CSS3
9 13 (11.11%) Web Services
10 12 (10.26%) Ajax
10 12 (10.26%) Entity Framework
10 12 (10.26%) .NET Framework
11 9 (7.69%) LINQ
11 9 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (7.69%) Kendo UI
12 8 (6.84%) Backbone.js
12 8 (6.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.66%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (16.24%) Derivative
3 9 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.98%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.98%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.27%) User Experience
5 5 (4.27%) Spread Betting
5 5 (4.27%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.27%) Equities
6 4 (3.42%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.42%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.71%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.71%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) Social Media
8 1 (0.85%) Index Arbitrage
8 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.24%) Linux
2 8 (6.84%) Android
2 8 (6.84%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.13%) UNIX
4 3 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (70.94%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (70.09%) OO
3 40 (34.19%) TDD
4 26 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (20.51%) BDD
6 23 (19.66%) MVC
6 23 (19.66%) Scrum
7 17 (14.53%) E-Commerce
8 16 (13.68%) Unit Testing
9 10 (8.55%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.84%) OOD
10 8 (6.84%) Kanban
10 8 (6.84%) Low Latency
10 8 (6.84%) DevOps
11 7 (5.98%) Android Development
11 7 (5.98%) Multithreading
11 7 (5.98%) Domain-Driven Design
12 6 (5.13%) SOA
13 5 (4.27%) Configuration Management
13 5 (4.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 66 (56.41%) C#
2 62 (52.99%) Java
3 39 (33.33%) C++
4 28 (23.93%) JavaScript
5 20 (17.09%) SQL
6 16 (13.68%) Python
7 13 (11.11%) PHP
8 8 (6.84%) Ruby
9 7 (5.98%) Scala
10 5 (4.27%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.27%) Apple Swift
11 4 (3.42%) Perl
12 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.71%) VB
13 2 (1.71%) PHP5
13 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.85%) XQuery
14 1 (0.85%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.85%) Korn
14 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) COREP
2 2 (1.71%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 11 (9.40%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.13%) yum
2 6 (5.13%) Puppet
3 3 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (9.40%) Oracle
2 9 (7.69%) Sybase
3 6 (5.13%) Telerik
4 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.42%) Adobe
5 4 (3.42%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.71%) Google
6 2 (1.71%) Zend
6 2 (1.71%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.71%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.85%) OpenText
7 1 (0.85%) RedDot
7 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.85%) SAP
7 1 (0.85%) Cognos
7 1 (0.85%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
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