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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 149 124 151
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +27
Contract jobs citing OOP 46 98 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 1.38% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.82% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 73 65
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £27.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4347 5386 5822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.38% 76.05% 74.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3231 4028 4328
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 92 87
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.90 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 62 (71.26%) OO
2 34 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (35.63%) C#
4 30 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 29 (33.33%) HTML
6 26 (29.89%) MVC
7 24 (27.59%) TDD
8 22 (25.29%) Unit Testing
8 22 (25.29%) .NET
8 22 (25.29%) CSS
9 21 (24.14%) Web Services
9 21 (24.14%) Java
10 20 (22.99%) SQL
11 19 (21.84%) PHP
11 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
12 18 (20.69%) jQuery
13 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
13 17 (19.54%) Computer Science
14 16 (18.39%) XML
14 16 (18.39%) Scrum
15 15 (17.24%) MySQL
15 15 (17.24%) HTML5
16 14 (16.09%) BDD
16 14 (16.09%) Degree
17 13 (14.94%) NUnit
17 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
17 13 (14.94%) ASP.NET
17 13 (14.94%) Objective-C
18 12 (13.79%) OOD
18 12 (13.79%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (9.20%) IIS
2 6 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.60%) Confluence
4 3 (3.45%) CMS
4 3 (3.45%) Apache
4 3 (3.45%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.30%) Kentico
5 2 (2.30%) IBM Connections
5 2 (2.30%) Node.js
6 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.15%) Drupal
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) SaaS
2 5 (5.75%) PaaS
2 5 (5.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) DNS
1 2 (2.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) Network Security
2 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) FTP
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.24%) MySQL
3 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.60%) CouchDB
7 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.45%) SQLite
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.30%) Redis
8 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.30%) OLAP
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (2.30%) QlikView
8 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.94%) NUnit
3 12 (13.79%) JIRA
4 8 (9.20%) Subversion
4 8 (9.20%) Xcode
5 7 (8.05%) TeamCity
6 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.90%) JUnit
7 5 (5.75%) Bugzilla
7 5 (5.75%) Selenium
7 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.45%) Mercurial
8 3 (3.45%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.45%) PHPUnit
8 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.30%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.30%) Toad
General
1 8 (9.20%) Banking
2 7 (8.05%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Front Office
4 2 (2.30%) Finance
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Games
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (75.86%) Developer
2 16 (18.39%) Senior Developer
3 13 (14.94%) PHP Developer
4 10 (11.49%) iOS Developer
5 9 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 8 (9.20%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Lead Developer
7 6 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.75%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Architect
9 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Tester
10 3 (3.45%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.33%) HTML
2 22 (25.29%) .NET
2 22 (25.29%) CSS
3 21 (24.14%) Web Services
4 18 (20.69%) jQuery
5 16 (18.39%) XML
6 15 (17.24%) HTML5
7 13 (14.94%) ASP.NET
8 10 (11.49%) RESTful
9 9 (10.34%) CSS3
9 9 (10.34%) XSD
9 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
9 9 (10.34%) WCF
10 8 (9.20%) XSL
10 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (8.05%) REST
11 7 (8.05%) Cocoa Touch
11 7 (8.05%) Cocoa
12 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 6 (6.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.20%) iPhone
3 7 (8.05%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.30%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.30%) Open Source
7 1 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.15%) Animation
7 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.15%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.15%) Replication
7 1 (1.15%) Tandem
7 1 (1.15%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Apple iOS
2 10 (11.49%) Windows
3 9 (10.34%) Linux
4 8 (9.20%) UNIX
5 6 (6.90%) Android
6 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.15%) Debian
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.15%) CentOS
7 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (71.26%) OO
2 34 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (29.89%) MVC
4 24 (27.59%) TDD
5 22 (25.29%) Unit Testing
6 16 (18.39%) Scrum
7 14 (16.09%) BDD
8 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
9 12 (13.79%) OOD
10 11 (12.64%) E-Commerce
10 11 (12.64%) iOS Development
10 11 (12.64%) DevOps
11 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (9.20%) Refactoring
12 8 (9.20%) SOA
12 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
13 7 (8.05%) Multithreading
13 7 (8.05%) Kanban
14 6 (6.90%) Test Automation
14 6 (6.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.63%) C#
2 30 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 21 (24.14%) Java
4 20 (22.99%) SQL
5 19 (21.84%) PHP
6 13 (14.94%) Objective-C
7 8 (9.20%) Python
8 6 (6.90%) Ruby
8 6 (6.90%) PHP5
9 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.30%) C
10 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.15%) Groovy
11 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.15%) Scala
11 1 (1.15%) Golang
11 1 (1.15%) C++
11 1 (1.15%) VBScript
11 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.15%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.15%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Puppet
1 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.30%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.15%) OpenIDM
3 1 (1.15%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.15%) Salt
3 1 (1.15%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
1 8 (9.20%) Zend
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) Apple
4 2 (2.30%) IBM
4 2 (2.30%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.30%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.30%) Splunk
4 2 (2.30%) Facebook
4 2 (2.30%) Twitter
5 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.15%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.15%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.15%) 29West
5 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago