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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 148 145 159
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing OOP 55 86 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 1.22% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.58% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 76 30
Average daily rate
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£430 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £663 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.90 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +6.33%
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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
4559 5435 4802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.69% 76.91% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3564 4025 3624
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 70 80
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £45.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 76 (70.37%) OO
2 57 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (48.15%) C#
4 40 (37.04%) .NET
5 34 (31.48%) TDD
6 31 (28.70%) MVC
7 28 (25.93%) HTML
8 26 (24.07%) Java
9 25 (23.15%) JavaScript
10 24 (22.22%) BDD
11 23 (21.30%) SQL
12 22 (20.37%) CSS
12 22 (20.37%) Web Services
12 22 (20.37%) Unit Testing
13 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
14 20 (18.52%) Scrum
15 18 (16.67%) Degree
15 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET
16 17 (15.74%) HTML5
17 16 (14.81%) XML
18 15 (13.89%) E-Commerce
19 14 (12.96%) jQuery
20 13 (12.04%) Computer Science
20 13 (12.04%) AngularJS
21 12 (11.11%) Banking
21 12 (11.11%) OOD
22 11 (10.19%) UNIX
22 11 (10.19%) Front Office
22 11 (10.19%) Finance
22 11 (10.19%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (2.78%) Apache
1 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.85%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.85%) IBM Connections
2 2 (1.85%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (0.93%) Drupal
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) Node.js
3 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Office
2 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.93%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) SAP CO
1 4 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (3.70%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.85%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) GitHub
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) Network Security
2 2 (1.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) SSL
2 2 (1.85%) Intranet
3 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.48%) MySQL
4 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.63%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.70%) Big Data
6 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.78%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.78%) Redis
6 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.85%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.41%) Subversion
3 7 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.48%) TeamCity
4 6 (5.56%) Xcode
5 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.70%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.70%) JIRA
6 4 (3.70%) Selenium
6 4 (3.70%) NUnit
7 3 (2.78%) JUnit
7 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.78%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.85%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.85%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.93%) JMeter
9 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (11.11%) Banking
2 11 (10.19%) Front Office
2 11 (10.19%) Finance
3 9 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Advertising
5 2 (1.85%) Retail
5 2 (1.85%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.85%) Law
5 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (74.07%) Developer
2 22 (20.37%) C# Developer
3 14 (12.96%) Senior Developer
4 13 (12.04%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.26%) Architect
6 9 (8.33%) iOS Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Consultant
8 5 (4.63%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.63%) ABAP Developer
8 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.63%) PHP Developer
8 5 (4.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 4 (3.70%) SAP Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.04%) .NET
2 28 (25.93%) HTML
3 22 (20.37%) CSS
3 22 (20.37%) Web Services
4 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 17 (15.74%) HTML5
6 16 (14.81%) XML
7 14 (12.96%) jQuery
8 13 (12.04%) AngularJS
9 11 (10.19%) CSS3
9 11 (10.19%) RESTful
10 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (9.26%) REST
10 10 (9.26%) .NET Framework
11 9 (8.33%) WCF
11 9 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (7.41%) Backbone.js
13 7 (6.48%) SOAP
13 7 (6.48%) JSON
14 5 (4.63%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 9 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.63%) Derivative
4 5 (4.63%) iPhone
4 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.70%) User Experience
5 4 (3.70%) Market Risk
6 3 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.78%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.85%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.85%) Spread Betting
7 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.85%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.85%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.19%) UNIX
2 10 (9.26%) Apple iOS
2 10 (9.26%) Linux
3 7 (6.48%) Android
4 5 (4.63%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) Solaris
5 1 (0.93%) Debian
5 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.93%) CentOS
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (70.37%) OO
2 57 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (31.48%) TDD
4 31 (28.70%) MVC
5 24 (22.22%) BDD
6 22 (20.37%) Unit Testing
7 20 (18.52%) Scrum
8 15 (13.89%) E-Commerce
9 12 (11.11%) OOD
10 11 (10.19%) Software Engineering
11 10 (9.26%) Kanban
11 10 (9.26%) iOS Development
11 10 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (9.26%) Multithreading
12 8 (7.41%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (6.48%) Release Management
14 6 (5.56%) DevOps
14 6 (5.56%) SOA
15 5 (4.63%) ETL
15 5 (4.63%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (48.15%) C#
2 26 (24.07%) Java
3 25 (23.15%) JavaScript
4 23 (21.30%) SQL
5 9 (8.33%) PHP
6 8 (7.41%) Objective-C
6 8 (7.41%) C++
7 7 (6.48%) Python
8 6 (5.56%) ABAP
9 4 (3.70%) Apex Code
9 4 (3.70%) C
10 3 (2.78%) XAML
10 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.78%) PHP5
10 3 (2.78%) Ruby
10 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.78%) Scala
11 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) WCAG
3 1 (0.93%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.93%) Xen
2 1 (0.93%) Varnish
2 1 (0.93%) KVM
2 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.85%) Puppet
2 2 (1.85%) logstash
3 1 (0.93%) Salt
3 1 (0.93%) Kibana
3 1 (0.93%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.93%) collectd
3 1 (0.93%) StatsD
3 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.56%) Zend
2 6 (5.56%) SAP
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle
4 4 (3.70%) Apple
4 4 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.78%) IBM
6 2 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.93%) Software AG
7 1 (0.93%) Open Text
7 1 (0.93%) RedDot
7 1 (0.93%) Telerik
7 1 (0.93%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.93%) 29West
7 1 (0.93%) Demandware
7 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago