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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 36 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing OO 1206 1303 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.97% 5.17% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% 6.75% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 940 933
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £599 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 13
Average hourly rate £45.00 £26.49 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.90% -33.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £21.50 £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £45.14 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -7.50%
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
18703 19294 19476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.04% 76.55% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13024 13514 13082
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 235 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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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 August 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

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 22 August 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 -8 245 £440 -2.22% 133
Croydon - 4 £438 - 3
Harrow - 3 £258 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £438 - 4
Canary Wharf +5 2 £575 +15.00%
Hounslow +1 2 £400 - 2
Ruislip - 2 £325 - 2
Uxbridge -7 1 - - 1
Wembley - 1 £325 -
Isleworth - 1 £378 - 2
Hornchurch - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Bexley - - - -
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1070 (47.45%) JavaScript
2 984 (43.64%) HTML
3 846 (37.52%) CSS
4 797 (35.34%) Java
5 767 (34.01%) TDD
6 691 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
7 601 (26.65%) HTML5
8 484 (21.46%) SQL
9 480 (21.29%) C#
10 474 (21.02%) jQuery
11 462 (20.49%) CSS3
12 453 (20.09%) .NET
13 415 (18.40%) OOP
14 413 (18.31%) Scrum
15 403 (17.87%) MVC
16 383 (16.98%) XML
17 374 (16.59%) AngularJS
18 371 (16.45%) Backbone.js
19 365 (16.19%) Web Services
20 364 (16.14%) Linux
21 363 (16.10%) BDD
22 356 (15.79%) Finance
23 349 (15.48%) PHP
24 335 (14.86%) Git (software)
25 288 (12.77%) Subversion
26 286 (12.68%) OOD
27 269 (11.93%) Banking
28 267 (11.84%) MySQL
29 264 (11.71%) Degree
30 263 (11.66%) Oracle

OO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 214 (9.49%) Node.js
2 114 (5.06%) Apache
3 103 (4.57%) CMS
4 79 (3.50%) IIS
5 77 (3.41%) Tomcat
6 46 (2.04%) WebSphere
7 45 (2.00%) SharePoint
8 35 (1.55%) WebLogic
9 31 (1.37%) Adobe CQ
10 29 (1.29%) Umbraco
11 28 (1.24%) Drupal
12 23 (1.02%) Confluence
12 23 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
13 21 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 15 (0.67%) WordPress
15 14 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
16 13 (0.58%) nginx
17 11 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 99 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 29 (1.29%) MS Office
4 21 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.40%) MS Project
7 6 (0.27%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.044%) SPSS
10 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 26 (1.15%) Magento
2 14 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
3 10 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.27%) RMDS
5 5 (0.22%) Tridion
5 5 (0.22%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.18%) ReMetrica
7 3 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.13%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (0.13%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.089%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.089%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.089%) Agresso
8 2 (0.089%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.044%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.044%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.044%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.02%) GitHub
3 20 (0.89%) SaaS
4 17 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.53%) PaaS
7 11 (0.49%) Force.com
8 10 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.31%) IaaS
10 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.13%) Heroku
12 2 (0.089%) Route 53
12 2 (0.089%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.044%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.044%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.46%) HTTP
2 60 (2.66%) Internet
3 44 (1.95%) TCP/IP
4 33 (1.46%) DNS
5 27 (1.20%) SSL
6 23 (1.02%) Intranet
7 16 (0.71%) Firewall
8 15 (0.67%) LDAP
9 9 (0.40%) DAB
10 7 (0.31%) VoIP
11 6 (0.27%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.22%) SMTP
13 4 (0.18%) AMQP
13 4 (0.18%) DMZ
13 4 (0.18%) DSL
13 4 (0.18%) SSH
14 3 (0.13%) BIG-IP
14 3 (0.13%) DVB
14 3 (0.13%) SNMP
14 3 (0.13%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (11.84%) MySQL
2 258 (11.44%) SQL Server
3 131 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 110 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 86 (3.81%) NoSQL
6 79 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 71 (3.15%) Oracle Database
8 55 (2.44%) Big Data
9 47 (2.08%) RDBMS
10 46 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 28 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (1.20%) Redis
14 26 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
14 26 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
15 23 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
16 21 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
18 18 (0.80%) RavenDB
19 17 (0.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 335 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 288 (12.77%) Subversion
3 135 (5.99%) Cucumber
4 128 (5.68%) JUnit
5 121 (5.37%) Jenkins
6 97 (4.30%) Selenium
7 90 (3.99%) Maven
8 85 (3.77%) Visual Studio
9 84 (3.73%) Jasmine
10 82 (3.64%) TeamCity
11 77 (3.41%) Eclipse
12 74 (3.28%) JIRA
13 69 (3.06%) WebDriver
14 62 (2.75%) Hudson
15 60 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
15 60 (2.66%) Grunt
16 58 (2.57%) NUnit
17 57 (2.53%) Mercurial
18 46 (2.04%) Xcode
19 45 (2.00%) Mockito
General
1 356 (15.79%) Finance
2 269 (11.93%) Banking
3 177 (7.85%) Front Office
4 168 (7.45%) Investment Banking
5 76 (3.37%) Retail
6 55 (2.44%) Marketing
7 49 (2.17%) Back Office
8 39 (1.73%) Publishing
9 34 (1.51%) Games
9 34 (1.51%) Advertising
10 27 (1.20%) Telecoms
11 18 (0.80%) Electronics
12 12 (0.53%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.40%) French Language
15 8 (0.35%) Music Industry
16 6 (0.27%) German Language
17 4 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.18%) Law
17 4 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1830 (81.15%) Developer
2 269 (11.93%) Java Developer
3 226 (10.02%) JavaScript Developer
3 226 (10.02%) Senior Developer
4 196 (8.69%) PHP Developer
5 183 (8.12%) Front-End Developer
6 177 (7.85%) .NET Developer
7 143 (6.34%) C# Developer
8 116 (5.14%) Python Developer
9 91 (4.04%) Web Developer
10 85 (3.77%) iOS Developer
11 80 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
12 74 (3.28%) Analyst
13 66 (2.93%) Software Engineer
14 61 (2.71%) Architect
15 59 (2.62%) C++ Developer
16 52 (2.31%) UI Developer
17 48 (2.13%) UI Programmer
18 44 (1.95%) Business Analyst
19 42 (1.86%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 984 (43.64%) HTML
2 846 (37.52%) CSS
3 601 (26.65%) HTML5
4 474 (21.02%) jQuery
5 462 (20.49%) CSS3
6 453 (20.09%) .NET
7 383 (16.98%) XML
8 374 (16.59%) AngularJS
9 371 (16.45%) Backbone.js
10 365 (16.19%) Web Services
11 224 (9.93%) Ajax
12 210 (9.31%) ASP.NET
13 202 (8.96%) Spring
14 179 (7.94%) JSON
15 172 (7.63%) REST
16 171 (7.58%) RESTful
17 133 (5.90%) .NET Framework
17 133 (5.90%) KnockoutJS
18 125 (5.54%) WCF
19 115 (5.10%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 193 (8.56%) Computer Science
2 138 (6.12%) Open Source
3 110 (4.88%) Derivative
4 100 (4.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 80 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 63 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (2.62%) iPhone
8 53 (2.35%) Equities
9 47 (2.08%) iPad
10 46 (2.04%) Fixed Income
10 46 (2.04%) W3C
11 42 (1.86%) Visualisation
12 40 (1.77%) Equity Derivative
13 38 (1.69%) Social Media
14 31 (1.37%) Animation
15 30 (1.33%) Credit Derivative
15 30 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
16 29 (1.29%) Client/Server
17 26 (1.15%) Credit Risk
18 23 (1.02%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 364 (16.14%) Linux
2 199 (8.82%) UNIX
3 158 (7.01%) Windows
4 142 (6.30%) Apple iOS
5 116 (5.14%) Android
6 31 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (0.71%) SUSE
9 11 (0.49%) CentOS
10 10 (0.44%) Solaris
11 8 (0.35%) HPUX
12 7 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.13%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.089%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.089%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.089%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.044%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 767 (34.01%) TDD
2 691 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
3 415 (18.40%) OOP
4 413 (18.31%) Scrum
5 403 (17.87%) MVC
6 363 (16.10%) BDD
7 286 (12.68%) OOD
8 257 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
9 221 (9.80%) Software Engineering
10 210 (9.31%) E-Commerce
11 194 (8.60%) Unit Testing
12 179 (7.94%) UML
13 166 (7.36%) OO PHP
14 145 (6.43%) SOA
15 141 (6.25%) Multithreading
16 135 (5.99%) Web Development
17 128 (5.68%) Responsive Web Design
18 104 (4.61%) iOS Development
19 103 (4.57%) Pair Programming
20 93 (4.12%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1070 (47.45%) JavaScript
2 797 (35.34%) Java
3 484 (21.46%) SQL
4 480 (21.29%) C#
5 349 (15.48%) PHP
6 257 (11.40%) Python
7 221 (9.80%) C++
8 131 (5.81%) Ruby
9 102 (4.52%) C
10 97 (4.30%) Objective-C
11 93 (4.12%) PHP5
12 71 (3.15%) Shell Script
12 71 (3.15%) Scala
13 66 (2.93%) PL/SQL
14 63 (2.79%) Perl
15 58 (2.57%) T-SQL
16 37 (1.64%) Groovy
17 30 (1.33%) VBA
18 23 (1.02%) VB.NET
19 22 (0.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 264 (11.71%) Degree
2 51 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 37 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (0.22%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.18%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.13%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.089%) GISP
8 2 (0.089%) IIBA
8 2 (0.089%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.089%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.089%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.044%) PhD
9 1 (0.044%) MCP
9 1 (0.044%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (5.72%) QA
2 6 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.22%) SLA
3 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.13%) EMIR
4 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.089%) Basel III
6 1 (0.044%) GCP
6 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.044%) WCAG
6 1 (0.044%) WAI
6 1 (0.044%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (0.62%) Varnish
2 12 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.089%) vCloud
3 2 (0.089%) HDFS
3 2 (0.089%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.089%) NFS
4 1 (0.044%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.044%) Xen
4 1 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.044%) KVM
Systems Management
1 37 (1.64%) Puppet
2 26 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.35%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.27%) Oozie
4 6 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.13%) Ansible
5 3 (0.13%) logstash
5 3 (0.13%) Salt
6 2 (0.089%) SCCM
6 2 (0.089%) SCOM
6 2 (0.089%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.089%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.089%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.089%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.044%) Control-M
7 1 (0.044%) Nagios
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.044%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.044%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.044%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 263 (11.66%) Oracle
2 181 (8.03%) Microsoft
3 126 (5.59%) Zend
4 68 (3.02%) Adobe
5 53 (2.35%) JBoss
6 46 (2.04%) Sybase
7 41 (1.82%) IBM
8 38 (1.69%) SAP
9 36 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
10 34 (1.51%) Red Hat
11 26 (1.15%) Google
12 21 (0.93%) Apple
13 20 (0.89%) Facebook
14 19 (0.84%) Twitter
15 17 (0.75%) TIBCO
15 17 (0.75%) JD Edwards
16 14 (0.62%) hybris
16 14 (0.62%) Bloomberg
17 13 (0.58%) Perforce
17 13 (0.58%) Fidessa
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £325 - £365 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aquent
Rate: Up to £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago