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 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 48 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing OO 846 1010 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.00% 4.85% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% 6.04% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 808 659
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £42.25 £96.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.33% +7.14%
OO
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
17610 16725 17372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.27% 80.29% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12571 11968 11925
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 195 238
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OO
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

OO
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

OO
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 5 February 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in London

OO
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

OO
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -32 94 £494 -1.25% 87
Croydon -6 9 £413 -2.94% 2
Docklands, London +9 4 £535 +25.76%
Osterley +2 4 £475 -5.00%
Canary Wharf -6 3 £638 -1.92% 1
Brentford +7 2 £450 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +7 2 £475 -29.62% 1
Uxbridge -2 2 £225 -37.06%
Westminster -3 2 £550 +4.76%
Ilford - 2 £306 -
Isleworth -1 1 £445 +17.88%
Romford - 1 £375 - 1
Greenwich - 1 £450 -
Chiswick - 1 £450 -
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 898 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
2 875 (50.32%) JavaScript
3 722 (41.52%) HTML
4 669 (38.47%) Java
5 636 (36.57%) CSS
6 591 (33.99%) TDD
7 477 (27.43%) HTML5
8 387 (22.25%) CSS3
9 380 (21.85%) C#
10 363 (20.87%) SQL
11 361 (20.76%) AngularJS
12 352 (20.24%) BDD
13 346 (19.90%) .NET
14 335 (19.26%) Finance
15 334 (19.21%) Git (software)
16 333 (19.15%) OOP
17 324 (18.63%) Web Services
18 319 (18.34%) MVC
19 300 (17.25%) Scrum
20 282 (16.22%) jQuery
21 275 (15.81%) Linux
22 257 (14.78%) SQL Server
23 252 (14.49%) Node.js
24 243 (13.97%) RESTful
25 232 (13.34%) Front End Development
26 228 (13.11%) Python
27 223 (12.82%) OOD
27 223 (12.82%) Banking
28 221 (12.71%) Spring
29 218 (12.54%) XML

OO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 252 (14.49%) Node.js
2 121 (6.96%) Apache
3 96 (5.52%) Tomcat
4 72 (4.14%) JBoss
5 68 (3.91%) CMS
6 51 (2.93%) IIS
7 33 (1.90%) WebLogic
8 32 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
9 29 (1.67%) Drupal
10 25 (1.44%) Apache Solr
11 24 (1.38%) Confluence
12 23 (1.32%) Apache Spark
13 22 (1.27%) WebSphere
14 20 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
15 18 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 18 (1.04%) WordPress
16 15 (0.86%) nginx
17 13 (0.75%) SharePoint
18 12 (0.69%) Alfresco
18 12 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 51 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.27%) MS Office
3 15 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.23%) MS Project
6 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.058%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 22 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.92%) Endur
3 6 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.23%) Magento
5 3 (0.17%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.12%) RMDS
6 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.058%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.058%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.058%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.058%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.058%) Global One
7 1 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.058%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.058%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 89 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (2.82%) GitHub
3 42 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.75%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.69%) SaaS
7 11 (0.63%) Force.com
7 11 (0.63%) PaaS
8 9 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.52%) Heroku
9 8 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
9 8 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.29%) IaaS
12 4 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
13 3 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.17%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 98 (5.64%) HTTP
2 44 (2.53%) Internet
3 33 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.27%) SSL
5 12 (0.69%) SNMP
6 10 (0.58%) DNS
6 10 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (0.40%) SMTP
8 5 (0.29%) IMAP
8 5 (0.29%) Intranet
8 5 (0.29%) LDAP
8 5 (0.29%) POP3
9 4 (0.23%) FTP
9 4 (0.23%) SSH
9 4 (0.23%) VPN
10 3 (0.17%) Firewall
10 3 (0.17%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.12%) DHCP
11 2 (0.12%) IPsec
11 2 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 197 (11.33%) MySQL
3 185 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 154 (8.86%) MongoDB
5 122 (7.02%) NoSQL
6 87 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 66 (3.80%) Redis
8 60 (3.45%) Hadoop
8 60 (3.45%) RDBMS
9 56 (3.22%) Big Data
10 47 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 45 (2.59%) Oracle Database
12 42 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 40 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
15 29 (1.67%) OLTP
16 26 (1.50%) Apache Hive
16 26 (1.50%) Jackrabbit
17 25 (1.44%) HBase
18 24 (1.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 334 (19.21%) Git (software)
2 140 (8.05%) JIRA
3 138 (7.94%) Jenkins
4 131 (7.53%) Subversion
5 121 (6.96%) Maven
6 119 (6.84%) Grunt
7 74 (4.26%) Cucumber
8 71 (4.08%) JUnit
9 67 (3.85%) Mockito
10 59 (3.39%) TeamCity
11 57 (3.28%) Eclipse
12 52 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
13 48 (2.76%) Selenium
14 47 (2.70%) gulp
15 46 (2.65%) NUnit
16 41 (2.36%) Visual Studio
17 40 (2.30%) Hudson
18 39 (2.24%) Jasmine
19 33 (1.90%) Gradle
19 33 (1.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 335 (19.26%) Finance
2 223 (12.82%) Banking
3 121 (6.96%) Front Office
4 103 (5.92%) Investment Banking
5 68 (3.91%) Retail
6 57 (3.28%) Marketing
7 33 (1.90%) Games
8 29 (1.67%) Publishing
9 28 (1.61%) Back Office
10 25 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.04%) Telecoms
12 17 (0.98%) Advertising
13 13 (0.75%) Electronics
13 13 (0.75%) Law
14 7 (0.40%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.35%) Legal
15 6 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.17%) Arabic Language
16 3 (0.17%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.12%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 1464 (84.19%) Developer
2 303 (17.42%) Java Developer
2 303 (17.42%) JavaScript Developer
3 196 (11.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 173 (9.95%) Senior Developer
5 160 (9.20%) C# Developer
6 145 (8.34%) .NET Developer
7 120 (6.90%) Angular Developer
8 110 (6.33%) HTML Developer
9 93 (5.35%) PHP Developer
10 91 (5.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 80 (4.60%) Python Developer
12 72 (4.14%) Agile Developer
13 69 (3.97%) HTML CSS Developer
14 66 (3.80%) Node.js Developer
15 65 (3.74%) UI Developer
15 65 (3.74%) Web Developer
16 62 (3.57%) C++ Developer
17 51 (2.93%) Architect
18 48 (2.76%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 722 (41.52%) HTML
2 636 (36.57%) CSS
3 477 (27.43%) HTML5
4 387 (22.25%) CSS3
5 361 (20.76%) AngularJS
6 346 (19.90%) .NET
7 324 (18.63%) Web Services
8 282 (16.22%) jQuery
9 243 (13.97%) RESTful
10 221 (12.71%) Spring
11 218 (12.54%) XML
12 190 (10.93%) Sass
13 176 (10.12%) REST
14 152 (8.74%) React
15 147 (8.45%) JSON
16 136 (7.82%) Backbone.js
17 125 (7.19%) ASP.NET
18 122 (7.02%) Ajax
19 118 (6.79%) SOAP
20 103 (5.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 161 (9.26%) Computer Science
2 123 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (5.29%) User Experience
4 64 (3.68%) Derivative
5 60 (3.45%) Algorithms
6 57 (3.28%) Mobile App
7 50 (2.88%) Data Structures
8 45 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 36 (2.07%) iPad
10 31 (1.78%) Fixed Income
11 29 (1.67%) iPhone
11 29 (1.67%) Visualisation
12 26 (1.50%) Mathematics
13 25 (1.44%) N-Tier
14 23 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (1.32%) Equities
14 23 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
15 21 (1.21%) Blog
16 20 (1.15%) Physics
17 19 (1.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 275 (15.81%) Linux
2 200 (11.50%) Unix
3 114 (6.56%) Windows
4 70 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 65 (3.74%) Android
6 18 (1.04%) Mac OS X
7 13 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.46%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.40%) Solaris
12 6 (0.35%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.29%) CentOS
13 5 (0.29%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.23%) Debian
15 3 (0.17%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
16 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 898 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
2 591 (33.99%) TDD
3 352 (20.24%) BDD
4 333 (19.15%) OOP
5 319 (18.34%) MVC
6 300 (17.25%) Scrum
7 232 (13.34%) Front End Development
8 223 (12.82%) OOD
9 209 (12.02%) E-Commerce
10 196 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
11 191 (10.98%) Unit Testing
12 172 (9.89%) Multithreading
13 165 (9.49%) SDLC
14 153 (8.80%) Software Engineering
15 115 (6.61%) Open Source
15 115 (6.61%) SOA
16 110 (6.33%) Responsive Web Design
17 78 (4.49%) Web Development
18 75 (4.31%) DevOps
19 73 (4.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 875 (50.32%) JavaScript
2 669 (38.47%) Java
3 380 (21.85%) C#
4 363 (20.87%) SQL
5 228 (13.11%) Python
6 203 (11.67%) PHP
7 182 (10.47%) C++
8 111 (6.38%) Ruby
9 108 (6.21%) Perl
10 70 (4.03%) Scala
11 59 (3.39%) Shell Script
12 43 (2.47%) C
13 39 (2.24%) Objective-C
14 38 (2.19%) PL/SQL
15 37 (2.13%) Bash Shell
16 34 (1.96%) PowerShell
17 25 (1.44%) Apex Code
18 24 (1.38%) Go
18 24 (1.38%) Groovy
19 23 (1.32%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 177 (10.18%) Degree
2 37 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.40%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.35%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.29%) PhD
7 4 (0.23%) ISEB
7 4 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.058%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.058%) CBAP
10 1 (0.058%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.058%) IIBA
10 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.058%) PMP
10 1 (0.058%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.058%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.20%) QA
2 10 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.52%) SLA
3 9 (0.52%) WCAG
4 8 (0.46%) MiFID
5 5 (0.29%) ISO20022
6 3 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.058%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.058%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.058%) SDET
8 1 (0.058%) WAI
System Software
1 34 (1.96%) Docker
2 9 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.40%) vSphere
4 6 (0.35%) HDFS
5 4 (0.23%) Varnish
6 3 (0.17%) Ceph
6 3 (0.17%) GlusterFS
6 3 (0.17%) LXC
7 1 (0.058%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.058%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 33 (1.90%) Puppet
2 27 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.15%) logstash
4 18 (1.04%) Grafana
4 18 (1.04%) Kibana
4 18 (1.04%) Uchiwa
5 17 (0.98%) Oozie
6 16 (0.92%) Ansible
7 7 (0.40%) Salt
8 4 (0.23%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.23%) SCCM
9 3 (0.17%) Graphite
9 3 (0.17%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.17%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.12%) Control-M
10 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.12%) Nagios
10 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.058%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.058%) MOM
Vendors
1 190 (10.93%) Oracle
2 121 (6.96%) Microsoft
3 37 (2.13%) Sybase
4 34 (1.96%) Google
5 29 (1.67%) Zend
6 28 (1.61%) Apple
6 28 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (1.09%) DevExpress
7 19 (1.09%) VMware
8 16 (0.92%) Adobe
9 15 (0.86%) hybris
9 15 (0.86%) OpenLink
10 14 (0.81%) IBM
10 14 (0.81%) SAP
11 13 (0.75%) Teradata
12 12 (0.69%) Atlassian
12 12 (0.69%) BEA
12 12 (0.69%) HP
13 11 (0.63%) Perforce
13 11 (0.63%) Sitecore
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £525 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £580 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £475 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day £400-500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
keytree
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive day rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago