The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 44 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing OO 895 888 954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.19% 3.96% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.33% 5.05% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 651 725
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 £45.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16791 17576 15878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.53% 78.45% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11824 12256 11182
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 237 215
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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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.

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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.

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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 27 March 2015.

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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.

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Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

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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 27 March 2015. 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 +5 218 £475 +10.14% 106
Canary Wharf +4 6 £520 -25.71%
Docklands, London +9 5 £425 -21.29% 1
Uxbridge 0 3 £358 +24.34%
Croydon -2 2 £338 -22.85% 1
Hammersmith - 2 £325 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £600 +33.33% 5
Enfield - 1 £450 -
Wimbledon - 1 £338 - 1
Chiswick - 1 - -
Mayfair - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - -
New Malden - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Hillingdon - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 998 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 872 (44.02%) JavaScript
3 828 (41.80%) Java
4 733 (37.00%) HTML
5 675 (34.07%) TDD
6 629 (31.75%) CSS
7 523 (26.40%) C#
8 514 (25.95%) HTML5
9 448 (22.61%) SQL
10 439 (22.16%) .NET
11 409 (20.65%) AngularJS
12 384 (19.38%) OOP
13 381 (19.23%) CSS3
14 348 (17.57%) jQuery
15 333 (16.81%) Finance
16 332 (16.76%) Banking
17 326 (16.46%) MVC
18 321 (16.20%) Web Services
19 312 (15.75%) Linux
20 301 (15.19%) Scrum
21 287 (14.49%) BDD
22 270 (13.63%) Continuous Integration
22 270 (13.63%) XML
23 255 (12.87%) Python
24 251 (12.67%) Git (software)
25 250 (12.62%) OOD
26 247 (12.47%) Oracle
27 246 (12.42%) SQL Server
28 244 (12.32%) RESTful
29 234 (11.81%) Backbone.js

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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
1 230 (11.61%) Node.js
2 84 (4.24%) Apache
3 68 (3.43%) Tomcat
4 64 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 62 (3.13%) CMS
6 28 (1.41%) Drupal
6 28 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (1.31%) IIS
8 25 (1.26%) SharePoint
9 23 (1.16%) nginx
10 14 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 14 (0.71%) JBoss
10 14 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.61%) Apache Spark
11 12 (0.61%) WordPress
11 12 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (0.56%) Confluence
13 10 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.50%) TIBCO EMS
13 10 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 69 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.72%) MS Office
3 28 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.20%) MS Project
8 3 (0.15%) FrameMaker
8 3 (0.15%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.050%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.40%) Magento
3 6 (0.30%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
5 4 (0.20%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.20%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.15%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.10%) Summit
8 1 (0.050%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.050%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.050%) Bond Adapt
8 1 (0.050%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.050%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.35%) SaaS
3 7 (0.35%) OpenShift
4 6 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 6 (0.30%) ElastiCache
4 6 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.25%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.25%) GitHub
5 5 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.10%) Force.com
8 1 (0.050%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.050%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.050%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.050%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 88 (4.44%) HTTP
2 69 (3.48%) Internet
3 51 (2.57%) TCP/IP
4 45 (2.27%) DNS
5 18 (0.91%) FTP
6 16 (0.81%) SSL
7 13 (0.66%) Intranet
8 12 (0.61%) DHCP
9 11 (0.56%) IPsec
9 11 (0.56%) Network Security
10 9 (0.45%) SNMP
11 7 (0.35%) LDAP
12 6 (0.30%) Bluetooth
12 6 (0.30%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.30%) Firewall
13 4 (0.20%) DVB
14 3 (0.15%) AMQP
15 2 (0.10%) VPN
15 2 (0.10%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 186 (9.39%) Relational Database
3 156 (7.87%) MySQL
4 118 (5.96%) RDBMS
5 101 (5.10%) MongoDB
6 81 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 81 (4.09%) NoSQL
7 66 (3.33%) Big Data
8 58 (2.93%) Hadoop
9 44 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 33 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 32 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 30 (1.51%) Redis
13 29 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 29 (1.46%) Apache Hive
14 28 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
15 25 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 24 (1.21%) HBase
17 22 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
18 21 (1.06%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 251 (12.67%) Git (software)
2 194 (9.79%) Subversion
3 131 (6.61%) Grunt
4 111 (5.60%) Jenkins
5 99 (5.00%) Maven
6 95 (4.80%) Jasmine
7 88 (4.44%) Cucumber
8 84 (4.24%) Visual Studio
9 83 (4.19%) JUnit
10 75 (3.79%) JIRA
11 64 (3.23%) TeamCity
12 59 (2.98%) WebDriver
12 59 (2.98%) Eclipse
13 57 (2.88%) Bower
14 52 (2.62%) NUnit
15 50 (2.52%) Selenium
16 46 (2.32%) jMock
16 46 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
17 44 (2.22%) Mocha
18 42 (2.12%) Mockito
General
1 333 (16.81%) Finance
2 332 (16.76%) Banking
3 227 (11.46%) Investment Banking
4 173 (8.73%) Front Office
5 67 (3.38%) Games
6 47 (2.37%) Retail
7 39 (1.97%) Marketing
8 32 (1.62%) Back Office
9 28 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.31%) Publishing
11 25 (1.26%) Advertising
12 20 (1.01%) Telecoms
13 17 (0.86%) Law
14 12 (0.61%) Legal
15 8 (0.40%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.30%) Music Industry
17 5 (0.25%) Billing
17 5 (0.25%) German Language
18 4 (0.20%) French Language
18 4 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1539 (77.69%) Developer
2 323 (16.30%) Java Developer
3 220 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 197 (9.94%) Senior Developer
5 151 (7.62%) C# Developer
6 145 (7.32%) Front-End Developer
7 130 (6.56%) .NET Developer
8 81 (4.09%) PHP Developer
9 77 (3.89%) Python Developer
10 74 (3.74%) Web Developer
11 70 (3.53%) Analyst
12 60 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
13 56 (2.83%) Architect
14 52 (2.62%) C++ Developer
14 52 (2.62%) iOS Developer
14 52 (2.62%) UI Developer
15 51 (2.57%) UI Programmer
16 43 (2.17%) Programmer
17 41 (2.07%) Android Developer
18 36 (1.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 733 (37.00%) HTML
2 629 (31.75%) CSS
3 514 (25.95%) HTML5
4 439 (22.16%) .NET
5 409 (20.65%) AngularJS
6 381 (19.23%) CSS3
7 348 (17.57%) jQuery
8 321 (16.20%) Web Services
9 270 (13.63%) XML
10 244 (12.32%) RESTful
11 234 (11.81%) Backbone.js
12 174 (8.78%) REST
13 159 (8.03%) Spring
14 156 (7.87%) JSON
15 141 (7.12%) ASP.NET
16 131 (6.61%) Hibernate
17 126 (6.36%) .NET Framework
18 118 (5.96%) Sass
19 110 (5.55%) WCF
20 105 (5.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 180 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 171 (8.63%) User Experience
3 148 (7.47%) Derivative
4 113 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
5 80 (4.04%) Open Source
6 62 (3.13%) Fixed Income
7 61 (3.08%) Mobile App
8 57 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 49 (2.47%) N-Tier
9 49 (2.47%) Algorithms
10 47 (2.37%) Mathematics
10 47 (2.37%) Data Structures
11 39 (1.97%) W3C
12 38 (1.92%) Equities
13 36 (1.82%) Social Media
14 35 (1.77%) Visualisation
15 33 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
16 30 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
17 28 (1.41%) iPad
18 25 (1.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 312 (15.75%) Linux
2 165 (8.33%) UNIX
3 91 (4.59%) Windows
4 85 (4.29%) Apple iOS
5 80 (4.04%) Android
6 33 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (1.36%) SUSE
8 18 (0.91%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.56%) Debian
9 11 (0.56%) Solaris
10 9 (0.45%) AIX
10 9 (0.45%) CentOS
11 4 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.20%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.20%) VMS
12 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.10%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.050%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 998 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 675 (34.07%) TDD
3 384 (19.38%) OOP
4 326 (16.46%) MVC
5 301 (15.19%) Scrum
6 287 (14.49%) BDD
7 270 (13.63%) Continuous Integration
8 250 (12.62%) OOD
9 180 (9.09%) Multithreading
10 172 (8.68%) Unit Testing
11 154 (7.77%) Software Engineering
12 152 (7.67%) SOA
13 133 (6.71%) Responsive Web Design
14 130 (6.56%) Data Modelling
15 126 (6.36%) Web Development
16 116 (5.86%) E-Commerce
17 105 (5.30%) UML
18 89 (4.49%) Pair Programming
19 85 (4.29%) Analytics
20 75 (3.79%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 872 (44.02%) JavaScript
2 828 (41.80%) Java
3 523 (26.40%) C#
4 448 (22.61%) SQL
5 255 (12.87%) Python
6 227 (11.46%) PHP
7 208 (10.50%) C++
8 97 (4.90%) Ruby
9 92 (4.64%) Perl
10 78 (3.94%) Shell Script
11 65 (3.28%) C
12 64 (3.23%) PL/SQL
13 55 (2.78%) T-SQL
14 53 (2.68%) Objective-C
15 50 (2.52%) Scala
16 48 (2.42%) Bash Shell
17 39 (1.97%) VBA
18 27 (1.36%) VB.NET
19 26 (1.31%) PHP5
20 24 (1.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 233 (11.76%) Degree
2 60 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.26%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (0.45%) OCPJP
6 9 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (0.45%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.20%) CISSP
8 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.10%) PhD
8 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.10%) ISEB
8 2 (0.10%) CIPD
9 1 (0.050%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.050%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.14%) QA
2 7 (0.35%) Data Quality
2 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.15%) Basel III
4 3 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.10%) WCAG
5 2 (0.10%) WAI
6 1 (0.050%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (1.11%) HDFS
2 14 (0.71%) Apache Flume
3 12 (0.61%) Varnish
4 8 (0.40%) Docker
4 8 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.30%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.10%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.050%) NFS
8 1 (0.050%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 75 (3.79%) Puppet
2 59 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.01%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 17 (0.86%) Ansible
4 17 (0.86%) Oozie
5 12 (0.61%) Nagios
6 10 (0.50%) Vagrant
7 8 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (0.35%) yum
9 6 (0.30%) Oracle Flashback
9 6 (0.30%) Data Guard
9 6 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.25%) Zenoss
10 5 (0.25%) logstash
10 5 (0.25%) Kibana
11 4 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
11 4 (0.20%) Control-M
12 3 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 247 (12.47%) Oracle
2 176 (8.88%) Microsoft
3 48 (2.42%) Zend
4 39 (1.97%) Red Hat
5 38 (1.92%) Google
6 36 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 34 (1.72%) Sybase
8 33 (1.67%) Adobe
9 31 (1.56%) HP
10 20 (1.01%) DevExpress
10 20 (1.01%) Business Objects
11 17 (0.86%) IBM
12 15 (0.76%) Telerik
13 14 (0.71%) Pega
13 14 (0.71%) TIBCO
14 13 (0.66%) Apple
14 13 (0.66%) SAP
15 12 (0.61%) Sitecore
15 12 (0.61%) Twitter
16 10 (0.50%) Bloomberg
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