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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 37 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing OO 1205 1272 1269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.93% 5.07% 4.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.35% 6.54% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 905 920
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 £35.63 £37.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.36% -6.87%
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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
18984 19436 19917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.45% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13364 13584 13450
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 £295
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 237 242 370
Average hourly rate £21.62 £22.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% -32.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £48.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -3 239 £450 - 116
Croydon - 4 £438 - 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £444 -
Canary Wharf +9 3 £575 +23.65%
Ruislip - 2 - -
Docklands, London +5 1 - -
Hounslow -3 1 - - 3
Hammersmith -5 1 £413 +32.00% 2
Uxbridge -9 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £378 -
Harrow - 1 - - 2
Hornchurch - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Bexley - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1231 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1112 (47.89%) JavaScript
3 1004 (43.24%) HTML
4 871 (37.51%) CSS
5 850 (36.61%) Java
6 781 (33.63%) TDD
7 635 (27.35%) HTML5
8 488 (21.02%) SQL
9 478 (20.59%) C#
9 478 (20.59%) jQuery
10 469 (20.20%) CSS3
11 443 (19.08%) Scrum
12 438 (18.86%) MVC
13 425 (18.30%) OOP
14 422 (18.17%) .NET
15 406 (17.48%) AngularJS
16 396 (17.05%) Linux
17 392 (16.88%) XML
18 378 (16.28%) Backbone.js
19 374 (16.11%) BDD
20 368 (15.85%) Web Services
21 363 (15.63%) Finance
22 349 (15.03%) PHP
23 344 (14.81%) Git (software)
24 298 (12.83%) OOD
24 298 (12.83%) Banking
25 290 (12.49%) Subversion
26 271 (11.67%) MySQL
27 267 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
28 263 (11.33%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 219 (9.43%) Node.js
2 124 (5.34%) Apache
3 100 (4.31%) CMS
4 79 (3.40%) Tomcat
5 78 (3.36%) IIS
6 53 (2.28%) WebSphere
7 46 (1.98%) SharePoint
8 39 (1.68%) WebLogic
9 27 (1.16%) Drupal
9 27 (1.16%) Umbraco
9 27 (1.16%) Adobe CQ
10 24 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
11 23 (0.99%) Confluence
11 23 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
12 22 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
13 19 (0.82%) nginx
14 16 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
15 15 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
15 15 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
16 13 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 104 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.29%) Photoshop
3 29 (1.25%) MS Office
4 23 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.52%) MS Project
7 8 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.26%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.043%) SPSS
10 1 (0.043%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 22 (0.95%) Magento
2 12 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
4 6 (0.26%) RMDS
4 6 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
5 5 (0.22%) Tridion
6 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.13%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.13%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.13%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.086%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.086%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.086%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.086%) Agresso
8 2 (0.086%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.043%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.043%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.043%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.043%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 22 (0.95%) GitHub
2 21 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (0.69%) SaaS
4 15 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.47%) Force.com
7 10 (0.43%) PaaS
8 7 (0.30%) IaaS
9 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.13%) Heroku
11 2 (0.086%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.086%) Route 53
12 1 (0.043%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.043%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 84 (3.62%) HTTP
2 62 (2.67%) Internet
3 47 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 35 (1.51%) DNS
5 28 (1.21%) SSL
6 27 (1.16%) Intranet
7 18 (0.78%) Firewall
8 17 (0.73%) LDAP
9 9 (0.39%) DAB
10 7 (0.30%) SNMP
11 6 (0.26%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.26%) VoIP
11 6 (0.26%) DSL
12 5 (0.22%) SMTP
12 5 (0.22%) AMQP
13 4 (0.17%) SSH
13 4 (0.17%) BIG-IP
13 4 (0.17%) DMZ
14 3 (0.13%) DVB
14 3 (0.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (11.67%) MySQL
2 258 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 135 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 103 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 81 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 77 (3.32%) NoSQL
7 71 (3.06%) Oracle Database
8 58 (2.50%) Big Data
9 46 (1.98%) RDBMS
10 42 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 38 (1.64%) Redis
12 31 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
13 30 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 30 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
15 23 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
15 23 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (0.82%) Hadoop
17 17 (0.73%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 344 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 290 (12.49%) Subversion
3 137 (5.90%) Cucumber
4 128 (5.51%) JUnit
5 125 (5.38%) Jenkins
6 105 (4.52%) Maven
7 98 (4.22%) Selenium
8 86 (3.70%) Visual Studio
8 86 (3.70%) Eclipse
9 82 (3.53%) Jasmine
10 79 (3.40%) JIRA
11 76 (3.27%) Grunt
12 74 (3.19%) TeamCity
13 71 (3.06%) WebDriver
14 60 (2.58%) Hudson
15 59 (2.54%) Mercurial
15 59 (2.54%) NUnit
16 58 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
17 48 (2.07%) Mockito
18 45 (1.94%) Xcode
General
1 363 (15.63%) Finance
2 298 (12.83%) Banking
3 190 (8.18%) Investment Banking
4 187 (8.05%) Front Office
5 85 (3.66%) Retail
6 65 (2.80%) Marketing
7 49 (2.11%) Back Office
8 38 (1.64%) Publishing
9 35 (1.51%) Advertising
10 31 (1.34%) Games
11 29 (1.25%) Telecoms
12 18 (0.78%) Electronics
13 16 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.43%) French Language
15 7 (0.30%) German Language
15 7 (0.30%) Billing
15 7 (0.30%) Legal
16 6 (0.26%) Law
17 5 (0.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1908 (82.17%) Developer
2 293 (12.62%) Java Developer
3 238 (10.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 232 (9.99%) Senior Developer
5 202 (8.70%) PHP Developer
6 192 (8.27%) Front-End Developer
7 161 (6.93%) .NET Developer
8 137 (5.90%) C# Developer
9 123 (5.30%) Python Developer
10 93 (4.01%) Web Developer
10 93 (4.01%) iOS Developer
11 78 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
12 70 (3.01%) C++ Developer
13 67 (2.89%) Software Engineer
14 65 (2.80%) Analyst
15 63 (2.71%) Architect
16 60 (2.58%) UI Developer
17 53 (2.28%) UI Programmer
18 52 (2.24%) Android Developer
19 43 (1.85%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1004 (43.24%) HTML
2 871 (37.51%) CSS
3 635 (27.35%) HTML5
4 478 (20.59%) jQuery
5 469 (20.20%) CSS3
6 422 (18.17%) .NET
7 406 (17.48%) AngularJS
8 392 (16.88%) XML
9 378 (16.28%) Backbone.js
10 368 (15.85%) Web Services
11 244 (10.51%) Ajax
12 213 (9.17%) Spring
13 207 (8.91%) ASP.NET
14 202 (8.70%) JSON
15 179 (7.71%) REST
16 177 (7.62%) RESTful
17 163 (7.02%) KnockoutJS
18 133 (5.73%) .NET Framework
19 132 (5.68%) WCF
20 126 (5.43%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 201 (8.66%) Computer Science
2 149 (6.42%) User Experience
3 135 (5.81%) Open Source
4 127 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
5 112 (4.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 102 (4.39%) Derivative
7 95 (4.09%) Mobile App
8 64 (2.76%) iPhone
9 57 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
10 54 (2.33%) Equities
11 50 (2.15%) iPad
12 46 (1.98%) Fixed Income
13 44 (1.89%) W3C
13 44 (1.89%) Visualisation
14 38 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
15 35 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
16 33 (1.42%) Social Media
17 31 (1.34%) Credit Derivative
18 30 (1.29%) Animation
19 28 (1.21%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 396 (17.05%) Linux
2 225 (9.69%) UNIX
3 159 (6.85%) Windows
4 148 (6.37%) Apple iOS
5 131 (5.64%) Android
6 36 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (0.78%) SUSE
9 14 (0.60%) Solaris
10 13 (0.56%) CentOS
11 8 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.30%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.30%) HPUX
13 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.13%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.086%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.043%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1231 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
2 781 (33.63%) TDD
3 443 (19.08%) Scrum
4 438 (18.86%) MVC
5 425 (18.30%) OOP
6 374 (16.11%) BDD
7 298 (12.83%) OOD
8 267 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
9 217 (9.35%) Software Engineering
10 205 (8.83%) E-Commerce
11 197 (8.48%) Unit Testing
12 172 (7.41%) UML
13 165 (7.11%) OO PHP
14 151 (6.50%) Multithreading
15 141 (6.07%) SOA
16 136 (5.86%) Web Development
17 135 (5.81%) Responsive Web Design
18 109 (4.69%) iOS Development
19 104 (4.48%) Pair Programming
20 97 (4.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1112 (47.89%) JavaScript
2 850 (36.61%) Java
3 488 (21.02%) SQL
4 478 (20.59%) C#
5 349 (15.03%) PHP
6 256 (11.02%) Python
7 242 (10.42%) C++
8 129 (5.56%) Ruby
9 104 (4.48%) C
10 97 (4.18%) Objective-C
11 92 (3.96%) PHP5
12 80 (3.45%) Shell Script
13 77 (3.32%) Scala
14 61 (2.63%) Perl
15 59 (2.54%) PL/SQL
16 54 (2.33%) T-SQL
17 37 (1.59%) Groovy
18 28 (1.21%) VBA
19 26 (1.12%) Bash Shell
20 25 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 261 (11.24%) Degree
2 54 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 38 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.17%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.13%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.086%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.086%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.086%) GISP
10 1 (0.043%) IIBA
10 1 (0.043%) MCP
10 1 (0.043%) PhD
10 1 (0.043%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (6.03%) QA
2 7 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.26%) SLA
4 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.13%) EMIR
5 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.086%) Basel III
6 2 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.043%) WAI
7 1 (0.043%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.043%) GCP
System Software
1 13 (0.56%) Varnish
2 11 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.086%) vCloud
3 2 (0.086%) NFS
3 2 (0.086%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.086%) HDFS
4 1 (0.043%) KVM
4 1 (0.043%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.043%) Xen
4 1 (0.043%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 42 (1.81%) Puppet
2 25 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.34%) Oozie
4 6 (0.26%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (0.22%) Salt
6 4 (0.17%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.13%) Ansible
7 3 (0.13%) logstash
8 2 (0.086%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.086%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.086%) SCCM
8 2 (0.086%) SCOM
9 1 (0.043%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.043%) Control-M
9 1 (0.043%) Nagios
9 1 (0.043%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.043%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.043%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 263 (11.33%) Oracle
2 199 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 119 (5.12%) Zend
4 61 (2.63%) Adobe
5 55 (2.37%) JBoss
6 53 (2.28%) Sybase
7 47 (2.02%) IBM
8 46 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
9 39 (1.68%) Red Hat
10 33 (1.42%) SAP
11 28 (1.21%) Google
12 19 (0.82%) Apple
13 17 (0.73%) Facebook
14 15 (0.65%) Twitter
14 15 (0.65%) Perforce
15 14 (0.60%) TIBCO
15 14 (0.60%) Bloomberg
15 14 (0.60%) Fidessa
16 12 (0.52%) JD Edwards
17 11 (0.47%) hybris
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