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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 37 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 1121 1114 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.92% 4.67% 4.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.39% 6.12% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 792 887
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 12
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 £36.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17554 18215 19228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.04% 76.36% 73.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12350 12597 12707
Average daily rate £440 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
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 228 274 355
Average hourly rate £20.16 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.97 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.00 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
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 11 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 11 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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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 -6 224 £440 +3.52% 173
Croydon - 9 £300 - 2
Uxbridge -2 4 £225 -40.00%
Canary Wharf +7 2 £613 +2.08%
Hounslow +6 2 £380 -5.00% 2
Docklands, London 0 2 £403 +7.33%
Chiswick 0 1 - -
Wembley -3 1 £325 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Greenwich - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Bromley - - - - 2
Feltham - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
New Malden - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Romford - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 980 (46.47%) JavaScript
2 931 (44.14%) HTML
3 798 (37.84%) CSS
4 733 (34.76%) Java
5 698 (33.10%) TDD
6 601 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
7 574 (27.22%) HTML5
8 467 (22.14%) C#
9 466 (22.10%) SQL
10 462 (21.91%) .NET
11 457 (21.67%) jQuery
12 443 (21.01%) CSS3
13 388 (18.40%) OOP
14 359 (17.02%) Finance
15 357 (16.93%) Scrum
16 355 (16.83%) XML
17 345 (16.36%) MVC
18 333 (15.79%) AngularJS
19 332 (15.74%) Backbone.js
20 323 (15.32%) Web Services
21 312 (14.79%) PHP
22 301 (14.27%) BDD
23 288 (13.66%) Linux
24 275 (13.04%) Oracle
25 266 (12.61%) Python
26 262 (12.42%) Git (software)
27 255 (12.09%) OOD
28 254 (12.04%) Subversion
29 253 (12.00%) SQL Server
30 244 (11.57%) Banking

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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
1 198 (9.39%) Node.js
2 101 (4.79%) CMS
3 84 (3.98%) Apache
4 78 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 63 (2.99%) IIS
6 54 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 43 (2.04%) WebLogic
8 33 (1.56%) WebSphere
9 30 (1.42%) Umbraco
9 30 (1.42%) Adobe CQ
10 25 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 24 (1.14%) Drupal
12 21 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
12 21 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
13 19 (0.90%) Confluence
13 19 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
14 16 (0.76%) TIBCO EMS
14 16 (0.76%) WordPress
15 13 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
15 13 (0.62%) nginx
Applications
1 87 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 23 (1.09%) MS Office
4 18 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.38%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.33%) MS Project
8 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.047%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 34 (1.61%) Magento
2 24 (1.14%) Oracle CRM
3 13 (0.62%) ION MarketView
4 11 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.43%) Tridion
6 6 (0.28%) RMDS
6 6 (0.28%) ReMetrica
7 3 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.14%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.095%) Agresso
8 2 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.095%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.047%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.047%) Monis
9 1 (0.047%) Kondor+
9 1 (0.047%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.14%) GitHub
2 19 (0.90%) SaaS
3 13 (0.62%) PaaS
3 13 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.47%) Force.com
7 8 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.38%) IaaS
8 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.14%) Heroku
10 2 (0.095%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.095%) Route 53
11 1 (0.047%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.75%) HTTP
2 55 (2.61%) Internet
3 35 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 30 (1.42%) DNS
5 23 (1.09%) Intranet
6 18 (0.85%) SSL
7 12 (0.57%) Firewall
8 10 (0.47%) LDAP
9 8 (0.38%) DAB
10 7 (0.33%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.28%) VoIP
11 6 (0.28%) AMQP
12 5 (0.24%) SMTP
12 5 (0.24%) SAN
13 4 (0.19%) DMZ
14 3 (0.14%) CTI
14 3 (0.14%) DVB
14 3 (0.14%) Multicast
14 3 (0.14%) BIG-IP
15 2 (0.095%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 226 (10.72%) MySQL
3 132 (6.26%) Relational Database
4 109 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 75 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 66 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 66 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 52 (2.47%) RDBMS
8 44 (2.09%) Big Data
9 37 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 37 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 23 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 22 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (1.00%) Redis
14 20 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (0.90%) DB2
16 18 (0.85%) RavenDB
17 16 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 262 (12.42%) Git (software)
2 254 (12.04%) Subversion
3 115 (5.45%) JUnit
4 101 (4.79%) Cucumber
5 84 (3.98%) TeamCity
5 84 (3.98%) Jenkins
6 81 (3.84%) Visual Studio
7 76 (3.60%) Jasmine
8 73 (3.46%) Maven
9 70 (3.32%) Selenium
10 67 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 65 (3.08%) Eclipse
12 54 (2.56%) JIRA
13 50 (2.37%) WebDriver
14 45 (2.13%) Hudson
14 45 (2.13%) NUnit
15 43 (2.04%) Xcode
15 43 (2.04%) Grunt
16 40 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 40 (1.90%) Ant
General
1 359 (17.02%) Finance
2 244 (11.57%) Banking
3 180 (8.53%) Front Office
4 154 (7.30%) Investment Banking
5 59 (2.80%) Retail
6 53 (2.51%) Back Office
6 53 (2.51%) Marketing
7 38 (1.80%) Publishing
7 38 (1.80%) Games
8 36 (1.71%) Advertising
9 22 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 17 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.62%) Electronics
12 10 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.33%) Law
13 7 (0.33%) Legal
13 7 (0.33%) French Language
13 7 (0.33%) Music Industry
13 7 (0.33%) Billing
14 5 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1704 (80.80%) Developer
2 242 (11.47%) Java Developer
3 210 (9.96%) Senior Developer
4 207 (9.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 176 (8.35%) Front-End Developer
6 167 (7.92%) PHP Developer
7 163 (7.73%) .NET Developer
8 144 (6.83%) C# Developer
9 111 (5.26%) Python Developer
10 90 (4.27%) Web Developer
11 79 (3.75%) Analyst
12 73 (3.46%) C# .NET Developer
13 68 (3.22%) iOS Developer
14 66 (3.13%) Architect
15 55 (2.61%) UI Developer
16 54 (2.56%) C++ Developer
17 53 (2.51%) Software Engineer
18 51 (2.42%) UI Programmer
19 48 (2.28%) Scala Developer
19 48 (2.28%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 931 (44.14%) HTML
2 798 (37.84%) CSS
3 574 (27.22%) HTML5
4 462 (21.91%) .NET
5 457 (21.67%) jQuery
6 443 (21.01%) CSS3
7 355 (16.83%) XML
8 333 (15.79%) AngularJS
9 332 (15.74%) Backbone.js
10 323 (15.32%) Web Services
11 227 (10.76%) Ajax
12 200 (9.48%) ASP.NET
13 193 (9.15%) Spring
14 162 (7.68%) JSON
15 149 (7.06%) REST
16 136 (6.45%) RESTful
17 123 (5.83%) .NET Framework
18 113 (5.36%) WCF
19 112 (5.31%) Hibernate
20 107 (5.07%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 174 (8.25%) Computer Science
2 133 (6.31%) Open Source
3 122 (5.78%) Derivative
4 92 (4.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 68 (3.22%) Mobile App
6 53 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 51 (2.42%) Fixed Income
8 47 (2.23%) Equities
9 45 (2.13%) W3C
10 44 (2.09%) iPhone
11 41 (1.94%) Equity Derivative
12 40 (1.90%) Social Media
12 40 (1.90%) iPad
13 32 (1.52%) Visualisation
13 32 (1.52%) Credit Derivative
13 32 (1.52%) Client/Server
14 26 (1.23%) Animation
15 25 (1.19%) Credit Risk
16 23 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
17 20 (0.95%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 288 (13.66%) Linux
2 190 (9.01%) UNIX
3 138 (6.54%) Windows
4 135 (6.40%) Apple iOS
5 103 (4.88%) Android
6 26 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.66%) Solaris
9 13 (0.62%) SUSE
10 10 (0.47%) HPUX
11 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.24%) CentOS
12 3 (0.14%) ThreadX
13 2 (0.095%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.095%) AIX
13 2 (0.095%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.047%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.047%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.047%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.047%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (33.10%) TDD
2 601 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
3 388 (18.40%) OOP
4 357 (16.93%) Scrum
5 345 (16.36%) MVC
6 301 (14.27%) BDD
7 255 (12.09%) OOD
8 234 (11.10%) Continuous Integration
9 208 (9.86%) Software Engineering
10 189 (8.96%) UML
11 186 (8.82%) E-Commerce
12 179 (8.49%) Unit Testing
13 146 (6.92%) OO PHP
14 140 (6.64%) SOA
15 136 (6.45%) Multithreading
16 125 (5.93%) Web Development
17 117 (5.55%) Responsive Web Design
18 90 (4.27%) iOS Development
19 85 (4.03%) Pair Programming
20 82 (3.89%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 980 (46.47%) JavaScript
2 733 (34.76%) Java
3 467 (22.14%) C#
4 466 (22.10%) SQL
5 312 (14.79%) PHP
6 266 (12.61%) Python
7 214 (10.15%) C++
8 115 (5.45%) Ruby
9 99 (4.69%) C
10 79 (3.75%) Objective-C
11 77 (3.65%) Scala
12 76 (3.60%) Perl
13 63 (2.99%) PHP5
14 52 (2.47%) Shell Script
14 52 (2.47%) PL/SQL
14 52 (2.47%) T-SQL
15 27 (1.28%) Groovy
16 22 (1.04%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.04%) VBA
17 19 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 234 (11.10%) Degree
2 50 (2.37%) Security Cleared
3 36 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.33%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.095%) IIBA
7 2 (0.095%) GISP
7 2 (0.095%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.095%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.095%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.095%) MCP
8 1 (0.047%) MCAD
8 1 (0.047%) MCSD
8 1 (0.047%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.047%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.03%) QA
2 7 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.24%) SLA
4 3 (0.14%) EMIR
4 3 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.095%) Section 508
5 2 (0.095%) WAI
5 2 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.095%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.047%) Basel III
6 1 (0.047%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.047%) WCAG
6 1 (0.047%) GCP
6 1 (0.047%) CRD IV
System Software
1 12 (0.57%) Varnish
2 11 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.095%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.095%) vCloud
3 2 (0.095%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.095%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.095%) HDFS
4 1 (0.047%) KVM
4 1 (0.047%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.047%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (1.23%) Puppet
2 16 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.43%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.14%) OpenSSO
5 3 (0.14%) Ansible
5 3 (0.14%) Salt
6 2 (0.095%) logstash
6 2 (0.095%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.095%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.095%) SCCM
6 2 (0.095%) SCOM
6 2 (0.095%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.047%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.047%) Control-M
7 1 (0.047%) Nagios
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.047%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.047%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 275 (13.04%) Oracle
2 156 (7.40%) Microsoft
3 99 (4.69%) Zend
4 60 (2.84%) JBoss
5 57 (2.70%) Adobe
6 47 (2.23%) SAP
7 46 (2.18%) Sybase
8 39 (1.85%) IBM
9 31 (1.47%) Google
10 28 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 28 (1.33%) Apple
11 26 (1.23%) JD Edwards
11 26 (1.23%) Twitter
12 24 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
12 24 (1.14%) TIBCO
13 21 (1.00%) Bloomberg
14 20 (0.95%) Facebook
15 19 (0.90%) ATG
16 17 (0.81%) Perforce
16 17 (0.81%) hybris
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