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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 139 167 147
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -20
Contract jobs citing OOP 56 40 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 0.64% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.83% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 36 48
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £289 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £35.12 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+22.08% +9.75%
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
4261 4843 4812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.37% 77.25% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3324 3576 3643
Average daily rate £465 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 55
Average hourly rate £24.23 £22.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.68% -68.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.75 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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.

1 113 (70.63%) OO
2 101 (63.13%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (51.88%) C#
4 77 (48.13%) Java
5 50 (31.25%) C++
6 47 (29.38%) .NET
7 44 (27.50%) TDD
8 38 (23.75%) HTML
9 35 (21.88%) JavaScript
9 35 (21.88%) MVC
10 30 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (18.13%) CSS
11 29 (18.13%) JSON
11 29 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (17.50%) jQuery
12 28 (17.50%) Derivative
12 28 (17.50%) SQL
13 27 (16.88%) SQL Server
13 27 (16.88%) ASP.NET
13 27 (16.88%) Linux
14 26 (16.25%) Scrum
14 26 (16.25%) XML
14 26 (16.25%) AngularJS
15 25 (15.63%) Finance
16 24 (15.00%) Python
17 22 (13.75%) PHP
17 22 (13.75%) Degree
17 22 (13.75%) HTML5
17 22 (13.75%) BDD
18 21 (13.13%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (3.75%) Node.js
2 4 (2.50%) Mule
2 4 (2.50%) Apache
3 3 (1.88%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.25%) nginx
4 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.25%) SugarCRM
4 2 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.25%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.63%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.63%) Drupal
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
5 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) WordPress
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Magento
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Force.com
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) Internet
2 4 (2.50%) HTTP
3 3 (1.88%) VPN
3 3 (1.88%) SSL
3 3 (1.88%) Network Security
4 2 (1.25%) Intranet
4 2 (1.25%) Firewall
4 2 (1.25%) IPsec
4 2 (1.25%) DNS
4 2 (1.25%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.25%) DHCP
4 2 (1.25%) FTP
5 1 (0.63%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.63%) MySQL
4 8 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.75%) Big Data
6 5 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.13%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.88%) KDB
8 3 (1.88%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.25%) ProClarity
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.25%) DTS
9 2 (1.25%) DB2
9 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (13.13%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.63%) Subversion
2 17 (10.63%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.63%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.00%) Xcode
4 8 (5.00%) NUnit
5 7 (4.38%) ReSharper
5 7 (4.38%) SpecFlow
6 6 (3.75%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.75%) Android Studio
7 5 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.13%) Selenium
7 5 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (3.13%) Moq
7 5 (3.13%) JIRA
8 4 (2.50%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.50%) Maven
8 4 (2.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (1.88%) PHPUnit
General
1 25 (15.63%) Finance
2 15 (9.38%) Banking
3 11 (6.88%) Advertising
4 10 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.63%) Front Office
6 6 (3.75%) Marketing
7 4 (2.50%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.63%) Law
9 1 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Retail
9 1 (0.63%) French Language
9 1 (0.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 134 (83.75%) Developer
2 28 (17.50%) Java Developer
3 27 (16.88%) C# Developer
4 21 (13.13%) .NET Developer
5 12 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.25%) Programmer
6 10 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 10 (6.25%) Python Developer
7 8 (5.00%) C++/C# Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Android Developer
8 7 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (4.38%) iOS Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Scala Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Flex Developer
9 6 (3.75%) PHP Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Flash Developer
9 6 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Analyst
10 5 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (29.38%) .NET
2 38 (23.75%) HTML
3 29 (18.13%) CSS
3 29 (18.13%) JSON
4 28 (17.50%) jQuery
5 27 (16.88%) ASP.NET
6 26 (16.25%) XML
6 26 (16.25%) AngularJS
7 22 (13.75%) HTML5
8 21 (13.13%) REST
9 18 (11.25%) CSS3
10 17 (10.63%) Web Services
11 16 (10.00%) Ajax
12 15 (9.38%) Entity Framework
13 14 (8.75%) .NET Framework
14 13 (8.13%) WCF
15 12 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (6.25%) Kendo UI
17 9 (5.63%) Backbone.js
17 9 (5.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (17.50%) Derivative
3 17 (10.63%) Computer Science
4 14 (8.75%) Data Structures
5 12 (7.50%) Algorithms
6 10 (6.25%) Mobile App
7 9 (5.63%) Spread Betting
8 8 (5.00%) Mathematics
9 5 (3.13%) Fixed Income
9 5 (3.13%) User Experience
9 5 (3.13%) Open Source
10 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.50%) Equities
10 4 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.88%) N-Tier
12 2 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (1.25%) Social Media
12 2 (1.25%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.25%) Market Risk
12 2 (1.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.88%) Linux
2 15 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 13 (8.13%) UNIX
4 9 (5.63%) Android
5 5 (3.13%) Windows
6 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (70.63%) OO
2 101 (63.13%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (27.50%) TDD
4 35 (21.88%) MVC
5 29 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (16.25%) Scrum
7 22 (13.75%) BDD
8 18 (11.25%) Unit Testing
8 18 (11.25%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.75%) Low Latency
10 11 (6.88%) Automated Testing
11 9 (5.63%) SOA
11 9 (5.63%) iOS Development
11 9 (5.63%) Multithreading
12 8 (5.00%) DevOps
12 8 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (5.00%) OOD
13 7 (4.38%) Software Engineering
13 7 (4.38%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (4.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 83 (51.88%) C#
2 77 (48.13%) Java
3 50 (31.25%) C++
4 35 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 28 (17.50%) SQL
6 24 (15.00%) Python
7 22 (13.75%) PHP
8 10 (6.25%) Objective-C
9 9 (5.63%) Scala
10 8 (5.00%) Ruby
11 6 (3.75%) Apple Swift
12 5 (3.13%) PHP5
13 4 (2.50%) Perl
14 3 (1.88%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.88%) VB
14 3 (1.88%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.88%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.88%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.25%) XPath
16 1 (0.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (13.75%) Degree
2 5 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.63%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.50%) QA
2 3 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.25%) COREP
3 2 (1.25%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.38%) yum
2 7 (4.38%) Puppet
3 3 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (6.25%) Oracle
2 7 (4.38%) Telerik
2 7 (4.38%) Adobe
3 6 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.50%) Appcelerator
4 4 (2.50%) Zend
4 4 (2.50%) Sybase
5 3 (1.88%) Apple
5 3 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.88%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.25%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.25%) Infragistics
6 2 (1.25%) Google
7 1 (0.63%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) Cognos
7 1 (0.63%) OpenText
7 1 (0.63%) RedDot
7 1 (0.63%) Teradata
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