The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 22 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 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 38 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 1128 1124 1233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.92% 4.64% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.40% 6.07% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 797 898
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £26.49 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.90% -33.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17633 18517 19420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.98% 76.39% 73.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12356 12861 12842
Average daily rate £443 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 263 361
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
OO
England

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Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the London region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in London

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Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the London region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 225 £450 +5.88% 147
Croydon - 8 £300 - 3
Hounslow +7 3 £380 -5.00% 3
Uxbridge -3 3 £225 -40.00%
Canary Wharf +3 2 £613 +2.08%
Docklands, London 0 2 £403 +7.33%
Ruislip - 2 £325 -
Wembley -2 1 £325 -
Chiswick -2 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £350 - 4
Isleworth - 1 £378 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 7
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Pinner - - - -
Romford - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Bexley - - - -
Teddington - - - - 2
Twickenham - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - - 1
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - - 1
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OO 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 OO.

1 1015 (47.52%) JavaScript
2 963 (45.08%) HTML
3 820 (38.39%) CSS
4 722 (33.80%) Java
5 713 (33.38%) TDD
6 625 (29.26%) Agile Software Development
7 596 (27.90%) HTML5
8 474 (22.19%) jQuery
9 471 (22.05%) SQL
10 469 (21.96%) C#
11 462 (21.63%) .NET
12 456 (21.35%) CSS3
13 396 (18.54%) OOP
14 365 (17.09%) XML
15 358 (16.76%) Scrum
16 357 (16.71%) MVC
17 353 (16.53%) Finance
17 353 (16.53%) AngularJS
18 339 (15.87%) Backbone.js
19 328 (15.36%) Web Services
20 317 (14.84%) PHP
21 312 (14.61%) BDD
22 309 (14.47%) Linux
23 286 (13.39%) Git (software)
24 272 (12.73%) Oracle
25 265 (12.41%) OOD
26 263 (12.31%) Python
27 262 (12.27%) Subversion
28 258 (12.08%) SQL Server
29 248 (11.61%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 204 (9.55%) Node.js
2 100 (4.68%) CMS
3 92 (4.31%) Apache
4 77 (3.60%) Tomcat
5 65 (3.04%) IIS
6 49 (2.29%) SharePoint
7 38 (1.78%) WebLogic
8 34 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 31 (1.45%) Adobe CQ
10 30 (1.40%) Umbraco
11 26 (1.22%) Confluence
12 23 (1.08%) Drupal
13 22 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
13 22 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
14 21 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
15 17 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
15 17 (0.80%) WordPress
16 13 (0.61%) nginx
16 13 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
17 12 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 86 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 23 (1.08%) MS Office
4 20 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.37%) MS Project
7 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.047%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.047%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (1.50%) Magento
2 21 (0.98%) Oracle CRM
3 11 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.51%) ION MarketView
4 9 (0.42%) Tridion
5 6 (0.28%) RMDS
5 6 (0.28%) ReMetrica
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.14%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.094%) Agresso
7 2 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.047%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.047%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.047%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.08%) GitHub
2 20 (0.94%) SaaS
3 13 (0.61%) PaaS
3 13 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.47%) Force.com
6 8 (0.37%) IaaS
6 8 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.14%) Heroku
9 2 (0.094%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.094%) Route 53
10 1 (0.047%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.90%) HTTP
2 55 (2.57%) Internet
3 38 (1.78%) TCP/IP
4 30 (1.40%) DNS
5 23 (1.08%) Intranet
6 18 (0.84%) SSL
7 13 (0.61%) Firewall
8 10 (0.47%) LDAP
9 7 (0.33%) VoIP
9 7 (0.33%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.33%) DAB
10 6 (0.28%) AMQP
11 5 (0.23%) SMTP
11 5 (0.23%) SAN
12 4 (0.19%) DMZ
13 3 (0.14%) BIG-IP
13 3 (0.14%) FTP
13 3 (0.14%) DVB
13 3 (0.14%) CTI
13 3 (0.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 244 (11.42%) MySQL
3 138 (6.46%) Relational Database
4 115 (5.38%) MongoDB
5 78 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 74 (3.46%) NoSQL
7 66 (3.09%) Oracle Database
8 53 (2.48%) RDBMS
9 51 (2.39%) Big Data
10 39 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 32 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 29 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 24 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
14 22 (1.03%) Redis
15 21 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (0.89%) DB2
16 19 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (0.84%) RavenDB
18 17 (0.80%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 286 (13.39%) Git (software)
2 262 (12.27%) Subversion
3 123 (5.76%) JUnit
4 107 (5.01%) Cucumber
5 91 (4.26%) Jenkins
6 85 (3.98%) TeamCity
7 80 (3.75%) Visual Studio
7 80 (3.75%) Jasmine
8 78 (3.65%) Maven
9 75 (3.51%) Selenium
10 69 (3.23%) Eclipse
11 66 (3.09%) JIRA
11 66 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 52 (2.43%) WebDriver
13 50 (2.34%) Grunt
14 48 (2.25%) NUnit
15 47 (2.20%) Hudson
16 45 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 43 (2.01%) Xcode
18 40 (1.87%) Mockito
General
1 353 (16.53%) Finance
2 247 (11.56%) Banking
3 179 (8.38%) Front Office
4 153 (7.16%) Investment Banking
5 62 (2.90%) Retail
6 56 (2.62%) Marketing
7 55 (2.57%) Back Office
8 36 (1.69%) Advertising
8 36 (1.69%) Publishing
9 33 (1.54%) Games
10 22 (1.03%) Telecoms
11 16 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.66%) Electronics
13 11 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.37%) Music Industry
15 7 (0.33%) French Language
15 7 (0.33%) Law
15 7 (0.33%) Legal
15 7 (0.33%) Billing
16 6 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1729 (80.95%) Developer
2 236 (11.05%) Java Developer
3 220 (10.30%) Senior Developer
4 215 (10.07%) JavaScript Developer
5 184 (8.61%) Front-End Developer
6 178 (8.33%) PHP Developer
7 170 (7.96%) .NET Developer
8 145 (6.79%) C# Developer
9 112 (5.24%) Python Developer
10 94 (4.40%) Web Developer
11 78 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
12 77 (3.60%) Analyst
13 75 (3.51%) iOS Developer
14 65 (3.04%) Architect
15 57 (2.67%) C++ Developer
16 56 (2.62%) Software Engineer
17 54 (2.53%) UI Developer
18 50 (2.34%) Programmer
18 50 (2.34%) UI Programmer
19 46 (2.15%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 963 (45.08%) HTML
2 820 (38.39%) CSS
3 596 (27.90%) HTML5
4 474 (22.19%) jQuery
5 462 (21.63%) .NET
6 456 (21.35%) CSS3
7 365 (17.09%) XML
8 353 (16.53%) AngularJS
9 339 (15.87%) Backbone.js
10 328 (15.36%) Web Services
11 231 (10.81%) Ajax
12 199 (9.32%) ASP.NET
13 190 (8.90%) Spring
14 167 (7.82%) JSON
15 151 (7.07%) REST
16 146 (6.84%) RESTful
17 131 (6.13%) .NET Framework
18 118 (5.52%) WCF
19 116 (5.43%) KnockoutJS
20 106 (4.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 178 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 135 (6.32%) Open Source
3 119 (5.57%) Derivative
4 99 (4.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 72 (3.37%) Mobile App
6 55 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
7 51 (2.39%) Fixed Income
8 49 (2.29%) Equities
9 48 (2.25%) iPhone
10 44 (2.06%) W3C
11 42 (1.97%) Social Media
11 42 (1.97%) iPad
11 42 (1.97%) Equity Derivative
12 36 (1.69%) Visualisation
13 32 (1.50%) Client/Server
14 31 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
15 28 (1.31%) Credit Risk
16 27 (1.26%) Animation
17 23 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
18 21 (0.98%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 309 (14.47%) Linux
2 194 (9.08%) UNIX
3 141 (6.60%) Windows
4 137 (6.41%) Apple iOS
5 97 (4.54%) Android
6 26 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.66%) Solaris
9 13 (0.61%) SUSE
10 11 (0.51%) HPUX
11 6 (0.28%) CentOS
12 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.14%) ThreadX
14 2 (0.094%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.094%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.094%) AIX
15 1 (0.047%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.047%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.047%) Windows Phone 7
15 1 (0.047%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 713 (33.38%) TDD
2 625 (29.26%) Agile Software Development
3 396 (18.54%) OOP
4 358 (16.76%) Scrum
5 357 (16.71%) MVC
6 312 (14.61%) BDD
7 265 (12.41%) OOD
8 233 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
9 212 (9.93%) Software Engineering
10 187 (8.75%) UML
11 185 (8.66%) E-Commerce
12 179 (8.38%) Unit Testing
13 151 (7.07%) OO PHP
14 138 (6.46%) SOA
15 132 (6.18%) Multithreading
16 128 (5.99%) Web Development
17 120 (5.62%) Responsive Web Design
18 96 (4.49%) iOS Development
19 90 (4.21%) Pair Programming
20 83 (3.89%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 1015 (47.52%) JavaScript
2 722 (33.80%) Java
3 471 (22.05%) SQL
4 469 (21.96%) C#
5 317 (14.84%) PHP
6 263 (12.31%) Python
7 216 (10.11%) C++
8 113 (5.29%) Ruby
9 98 (4.59%) C
10 84 (3.93%) Objective-C
11 74 (3.46%) Perl
12 73 (3.42%) Scala
13 67 (3.14%) PHP5
14 55 (2.57%) PL/SQL
15 54 (2.53%) T-SQL
16 53 (2.48%) Shell Script
17 26 (1.22%) Groovy
18 22 (1.03%) VBA
19 19 (0.89%) VB
20 18 (0.84%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 248 (11.61%) Degree
2 48 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 34 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.33%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.14%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.094%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.094%) MCP
8 2 (0.094%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.094%) GISP
8 2 (0.094%) IIBA
9 1 (0.047%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.047%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.047%) MCAD
9 1 (0.047%) MCSD
9 1 (0.047%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.45%) QA
2 7 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.23%) SLA
4 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.14%) EMIR
4 3 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.094%) Basel III
5 2 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.047%) WCAG
6 1 (0.047%) WAI
6 1 (0.047%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.047%) GCP
6 1 (0.047%) Section 508
6 1 (0.047%) CRD IV
System Software
1 11 (0.51%) Varnish
1 11 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.094%) HDFS
2 2 (0.094%) vCloud
2 2 (0.094%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.094%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.047%) Xen
3 1 (0.047%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.047%) KVM
3 1 (0.047%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 27 (1.26%) Puppet
2 17 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.37%) Vagrant
4 7 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.19%) Oozie
6 3 (0.14%) OpenSSO
6 3 (0.14%) Ansible
6 3 (0.14%) Salt
7 2 (0.094%) logstash
7 2 (0.094%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.094%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.094%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.094%) SCCM
7 2 (0.094%) SCOM
8 1 (0.047%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.047%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.047%) Nagios
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.047%) Control-M
Vendors
1 272 (12.73%) Oracle
2 162 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 104 (4.87%) Zend
4 60 (2.81%) Adobe
5 55 (2.57%) JBoss
6 41 (1.92%) IBM
6 41 (1.92%) SAP
6 41 (1.92%) Sybase
7 28 (1.31%) Google
8 27 (1.26%) Red Hat
8 27 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (1.17%) Apple
10 24 (1.12%) Twitter
11 23 (1.08%) JD Edwards
12 21 (0.98%) TIBCO
13 20 (0.94%) Bloomberg
14 18 (0.84%) Facebook
14 18 (0.84%) ATG
15 15 (0.70%) hybris
15 15 (0.70%) Perforce
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Connectus
Rate: £48 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago