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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 35 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 1034 971 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.93% 4.44% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% 5.68% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 720 820
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 11
Average hourly rate £42.25 £44.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.90 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £126.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.59% -12.17%
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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
16368 17109 15026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.97% 78.24% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11726 11840 10436
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 240 307
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.56 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.49% -16.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £79.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +13 241 £475 +1.60% 95
Canary Wharf +6 9 £650 -7.14%
Uxbridge +5 3 £365 +26.95% 2
Hounslow 0 3 - -
Brentford - 3 - - 1
Croydon -8 2 £425 - 2
Docklands, London +6 1 £525 -1.86% 1
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Enfield - 1 £450 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £675 - 2
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 2
Hillingdon - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 2
Chiswick - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1137 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 978 (44.19%) JavaScript
3 941 (42.52%) Java
4 848 (38.32%) HTML
5 733 (33.12%) TDD
6 732 (33.08%) CSS
7 575 (25.98%) HTML5
8 542 (24.49%) C#
9 478 (21.60%) SQL
10 425 (19.20%) MVC
11 422 (19.07%) .NET
12 417 (18.84%) CSS3
13 415 (18.75%) OOP
13 415 (18.75%) AngularJS
14 390 (17.62%) Scrum
15 384 (17.35%) Linux
16 372 (16.81%) jQuery
17 368 (16.63%) Finance
18 360 (16.27%) Banking
19 341 (15.41%) Web Services
20 340 (15.36%) BDD
21 311 (14.05%) XML
22 310 (14.01%) Git (software)
23 307 (13.87%) PHP
24 283 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
25 279 (12.61%) Backbone.js
26 271 (12.25%) Python
27 266 (12.02%) OOD
28 263 (11.88%) Oracle
29 243 (10.98%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 224 (10.12%) Node.js
2 105 (4.74%) Apache
3 66 (2.98%) Tomcat
4 62 (2.80%) CMS
5 57 (2.58%) WebLogic
6 40 (1.81%) IIS
7 39 (1.76%) WebSphere
8 34 (1.54%) SharePoint
9 33 (1.49%) JBoss
9 33 (1.49%) Drupal
10 29 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
11 26 (1.17%) nginx
12 20 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
13 18 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.54%) WordPress
15 11 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
16 10 (0.45%) Apache Spark
17 9 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
17 9 (0.41%) TIBCO EMS
17 9 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 89 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.85%) MS Office
3 31 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.45%) MS Project
7 9 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.14%) FrameMaker
9 3 (0.14%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.045%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.54%) Magento
2 12 (0.54%) IntelliMatch
3 6 (0.27%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.18%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.090%) Summit
7 2 (0.090%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.090%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.045%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.045%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.045%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.045%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.41%) GitHub
3 9 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.36%) OpenShift
5 7 (0.32%) SaaS
6 5 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.23%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.23%) ElastiCache
6 5 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.090%) Force.com
8 1 (0.045%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (4.38%) HTTP
2 62 (2.80%) Internet
3 58 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 43 (1.94%) DNS
5 25 (1.13%) SSL
6 22 (0.99%) Intranet
7 13 (0.59%) SNMP
8 12 (0.54%) FTP
9 11 (0.50%) LDAP
9 11 (0.50%) Firewall
10 7 (0.32%) IPsec
10 7 (0.32%) Network Security
10 7 (0.32%) DHCP
11 6 (0.27%) DSL
12 5 (0.23%) Bluetooth
12 5 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.18%) DAB
13 4 (0.18%) SSH
13 4 (0.18%) BIG-IP
14 3 (0.14%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 208 (9.40%) MySQL
3 177 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 105 (4.74%) MongoDB
5 100 (4.52%) RDBMS
6 89 (4.02%) NoSQL
7 72 (3.25%) Big Data
8 67 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 56 (2.53%) Oracle Database
10 53 (2.39%) Hadoop
11 42 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
12 40 (1.81%) Redis
13 33 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (1.31%) Apache Hive
15 27 (1.22%) HBase
16 26 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
16 26 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 22 (0.99%) OLTP
18 21 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 21 (0.95%) DB2
Development Applications
1 310 (14.01%) Git (software)
2 236 (10.66%) Subversion
3 141 (6.37%) Jenkins
4 122 (5.51%) Cucumber
5 115 (5.20%) Grunt
6 114 (5.15%) Maven
7 104 (4.70%) JUnit
8 97 (4.38%) Jasmine
9 87 (3.93%) Visual Studio
10 80 (3.62%) JIRA
10 80 (3.62%) Selenium
11 77 (3.48%) WebDriver
12 73 (3.30%) Eclipse
13 57 (2.58%) NUnit
14 54 (2.44%) Mockito
15 53 (2.39%) TeamCity
16 49 (2.21%) Hudson
17 41 (1.85%) Bower
18 40 (1.81%) Mocha
19 37 (1.67%) Mercurial
General
1 368 (16.63%) Finance
2 360 (16.27%) Banking
3 240 (10.85%) Investment Banking
4 166 (7.50%) Front Office
5 70 (3.16%) Retail
6 61 (2.76%) Games
7 53 (2.39%) Marketing
8 32 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 31 (1.40%) Publishing
10 26 (1.17%) Advertising
11 24 (1.08%) Telecoms
12 17 (0.77%) Back Office
13 16 (0.72%) Law
14 11 (0.50%) Legal
14 11 (0.50%) Billing
15 8 (0.36%) German Language
15 8 (0.36%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.32%) French Language
17 5 (0.23%) Music Industry
17 5 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1745 (78.85%) Developer
2 348 (15.73%) Java Developer
3 224 (10.12%) JavaScript Developer
4 213 (9.62%) Senior Developer
5 159 (7.18%) Front-End Developer
6 146 (6.60%) PHP Developer
7 132 (5.96%) C# Developer
8 127 (5.74%) .NET Developer
9 98 (4.43%) Python Developer
10 88 (3.98%) Web Developer
11 70 (3.16%) iOS Developer
12 65 (2.94%) Analyst
13 61 (2.76%) C++ Developer
14 60 (2.71%) Architect
15 57 (2.58%) Android Developer
15 57 (2.58%) C# .NET Developer
16 55 (2.49%) UI Developer
17 51 (2.30%) Software Engineer
17 51 (2.30%) UI Programmer
18 42 (1.90%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 848 (38.32%) HTML
2 732 (33.08%) CSS
3 575 (25.98%) HTML5
4 422 (19.07%) .NET
5 417 (18.84%) CSS3
6 415 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 372 (16.81%) jQuery
8 341 (15.41%) Web Services
9 311 (14.05%) XML
10 279 (12.61%) Backbone.js
11 228 (10.30%) RESTful
12 205 (9.26%) Spring
13 194 (8.77%) REST
14 174 (7.86%) JSON
15 162 (7.32%) Hibernate
16 160 (7.23%) Ajax
17 156 (7.05%) ASP.NET
18 143 (6.46%) KnockoutJS
18 143 (6.46%) Sass
19 130 (5.87%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 199 (8.99%) Computer Science
2 162 (7.32%) User Experience
3 122 (5.51%) Derivative
4 120 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
5 115 (5.20%) Open Source
6 84 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 78 (3.52%) Mobile App
8 63 (2.85%) Algorithms
9 58 (2.62%) Data Structures
10 57 (2.58%) Fixed Income
11 43 (1.94%) N-Tier
11 43 (1.94%) Mathematics
12 42 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
13 39 (1.76%) W3C
14 38 (1.72%) Visualisation
15 35 (1.58%) iPhone
15 35 (1.58%) Equities
16 30 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
16 30 (1.36%) Oracle Exalogic
17 29 (1.31%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 384 (17.35%) Linux
2 222 (10.03%) UNIX
3 117 (5.29%) Apple iOS
4 110 (4.97%) Windows
4 110 (4.97%) Android
5 48 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (1.45%) SUSE
7 27 (1.22%) Ubuntu
8 17 (0.77%) CentOS
9 15 (0.68%) Debian
10 14 (0.63%) Solaris
11 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.32%) AIX
12 6 (0.27%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.18%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.18%) VMS
15 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1137 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 733 (33.12%) TDD
3 425 (19.20%) MVC
4 415 (18.75%) OOP
5 390 (17.62%) Scrum
6 340 (15.36%) BDD
7 283 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
8 266 (12.02%) OOD
9 184 (8.31%) Software Engineering
10 181 (8.18%) Unit Testing
11 179 (8.09%) Multithreading
12 160 (7.23%) E-Commerce
13 149 (6.73%) SOA
14 143 (6.46%) Responsive Web Design
15 126 (5.69%) Web Development
16 117 (5.29%) UML
17 115 (5.20%) OO PHP
18 113 (5.11%) Data Modelling
19 92 (4.16%) Kanban
20 87 (3.93%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 978 (44.19%) JavaScript
2 941 (42.52%) Java
3 542 (24.49%) C#
4 478 (21.60%) SQL
5 307 (13.87%) PHP
6 271 (12.25%) Python
7 241 (10.89%) C++
8 126 (5.69%) Ruby
9 105 (4.74%) Shell Script
10 92 (4.16%) Perl
11 80 (3.62%) C
12 71 (3.21%) Objective-C
12 71 (3.21%) Scala
13 70 (3.16%) PL/SQL
14 67 (3.03%) PHP5
15 59 (2.67%) Bash Shell
15 59 (2.67%) T-SQL
16 39 (1.76%) VBA
17 29 (1.31%) VB
18 26 (1.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 243 (10.98%) Degree
2 58 (2.62%) Security Cleared
3 33 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.72%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.45%) Sun Certification
5 10 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (0.41%) OCPJP
6 9 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.18%) CISSP
8 4 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.090%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.090%) CIPD
10 1 (0.045%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.045%) PhD
10 1 (0.045%) ISEB
10 1 (0.045%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.045%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (6.24%) QA
2 7 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.18%) Basel III
4 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.14%) WCAG
6 2 (0.090%) WAI
6 2 (0.090%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.045%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (0.72%) HDFS
2 12 (0.54%) Varnish
3 8 (0.36%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.18%) Docker
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.14%) NFS
6 2 (0.090%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.090%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.090%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.045%) Xen
7 1 (0.045%) GridGain
7 1 (0.045%) KVM
Systems Management
1 80 (3.62%) Puppet
2 59 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.81%) Oozie
4 16 (0.72%) Nagios
5 14 (0.63%) Ansible
6 9 (0.41%) Vagrant
7 8 (0.36%) logstash
8 7 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (0.27%) Kibana
10 5 (0.23%) Zenoss
11 4 (0.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 4 (0.18%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.18%) yum
11 4 (0.18%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.18%) Salt
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 1 (0.045%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.045%) ITRS Geneos
13 1 (0.045%) collectd
13 1 (0.045%) StatsD
Vendors
1 263 (11.88%) Oracle
2 207 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 84 (3.80%) Zend
4 56 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
5 52 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 51 (2.30%) Sybase
7 47 (2.12%) Adobe
8 39 (1.76%) Google
9 29 (1.31%) IBM
10 24 (1.08%) SAP
11 17 (0.77%) Twitter
12 16 (0.72%) HP
13 15 (0.68%) TIBCO
14 14 (0.63%) Business Objects
14 14 (0.63%) Facebook
14 14 (0.63%) DigitalOcean
15 13 (0.59%) DevExpress
16 11 (0.50%) Apple
17 10 (0.45%) New Relic
18 9 (0.41%) NetApp
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