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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 34 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 1104 1155 1135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.83% 4.81% 5.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 6.19% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 843 886
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Average hourly rate £55.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
17692 18650 16175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.39% 77.65% 76.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12974 12958 11101
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 233 318
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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
(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 -2 235 £425 -5.55% 104
Canary Wharf +7 6 £725 +18.65%
Croydon +2 3 £400 -5.60% 1
Hounslow 0 3 - - 1
Uxbridge +3 2 £375 +30.43%
Greenford +1 1 £320 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £675 - 2
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Enfield - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Pinner - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 2
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1206 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1066 (46.33%) JavaScript
3 946 (41.11%) HTML
4 916 (39.81%) Java
5 798 (34.68%) CSS
6 766 (33.29%) TDD
7 649 (28.21%) HTML5
8 532 (23.12%) C#
9 493 (21.43%) SQL
10 463 (20.12%) MVC
11 455 (19.77%) CSS3
12 433 (18.82%) AngularJS
13 429 (18.64%) OOP
13 429 (18.64%) jQuery
14 428 (18.60%) .NET
15 420 (18.25%) Linux
16 413 (17.95%) Scrum
17 362 (15.73%) Finance
18 359 (15.60%) BDD
19 358 (15.56%) Banking
20 357 (15.51%) XML
21 354 (15.38%) Web Services
22 349 (15.17%) PHP
23 341 (14.82%) Git (software)
24 310 (13.47%) Backbone.js
25 275 (11.95%) OOD
25 275 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
26 265 (11.52%) Degree
27 263 (11.43%) Python
28 261 (11.34%) Oracle

OO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 235 (10.21%) Node.js
2 133 (5.78%) Apache
3 80 (3.48%) CMS
4 63 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 57 (2.48%) WebLogic
6 51 (2.22%) IIS
7 45 (1.96%) WebSphere
8 39 (1.69%) JBoss
9 36 (1.56%) SharePoint
10 33 (1.43%) Drupal
11 32 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
12 27 (1.17%) nginx
13 20 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
14 19 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (0.65%) Confluence
16 14 (0.61%) WordPress
17 11 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
18 10 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
18 10 (0.43%) Jetty
18 10 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 87 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.43%) MS Office
3 23 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.83%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.39%) MS Project
8 3 (0.13%) FrameMaker
8 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.043%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.043%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.65%) Magento
2 13 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.52%) IntelliMatch
4 7 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.26%) RMDS
6 4 (0.17%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.17%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.13%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.087%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.087%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.043%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.043%) Endur
9 1 (0.043%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.043%) Global One
9 1 (0.043%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 21 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.48%) GitHub
3 10 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.30%) SaaS
6 6 (0.26%) OpenShift
6 6 (0.26%) Force.com
7 5 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.087%) Route 53
8 2 (0.087%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 87 (3.78%) HTTP
2 60 (2.61%) Internet
3 57 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 38 (1.65%) DNS
5 24 (1.04%) Intranet
6 21 (0.91%) SSL
7 13 (0.56%) SNMP
7 13 (0.56%) Firewall
8 12 (0.52%) LDAP
9 7 (0.30%) Network Security
10 6 (0.26%) DSL
11 5 (0.22%) FTP
11 5 (0.22%) SSH
11 5 (0.22%) DAB
12 4 (0.17%) BIG-IP
12 4 (0.17%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.13%) DVB
13 3 (0.13%) Extranet
13 3 (0.13%) VoIP
14 2 (0.087%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (10.47%) MySQL
2 226 (9.82%) SQL Server
3 162 (7.04%) Relational Database
4 112 (4.87%) MongoDB
5 96 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 85 (3.69%) RDBMS
7 82 (3.56%) Big Data
8 71 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 63 (2.74%) Oracle Database
10 52 (2.26%) Hadoop
11 48 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 40 (1.74%) Redis
13 39 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
15 28 (1.22%) Apache Hive
16 27 (1.17%) HBase
17 24 (1.04%) OLTP
18 20 (0.87%) DB2
19 19 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 19 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 341 (14.82%) Git (software)
2 252 (10.95%) Subversion
3 135 (5.87%) Cucumber
3 135 (5.87%) Jenkins
4 122 (5.30%) Grunt
5 116 (5.04%) Maven
6 108 (4.69%) JUnit
7 101 (4.39%) Jasmine
8 95 (4.13%) JIRA
9 93 (4.04%) Visual Studio
10 90 (3.91%) Selenium
11 84 (3.65%) WebDriver
12 74 (3.22%) Eclipse
13 63 (2.74%) NUnit
14 54 (2.35%) Mockito
15 53 (2.30%) Hudson
16 51 (2.22%) TeamCity
17 50 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
18 47 (2.04%) Bower
19 46 (2.00%) Xcode
General
1 362 (15.73%) Finance
2 358 (15.56%) Banking
3 233 (10.13%) Investment Banking
4 166 (7.21%) Front Office
5 79 (3.43%) Retail
6 59 (2.56%) Games
7 58 (2.52%) Marketing
8 31 (1.35%) Publishing
9 30 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 25 (1.09%) Telecoms
11 24 (1.04%) Back Office
12 23 (1.00%) Advertising
13 15 (0.65%) Law
14 14 (0.61%) Billing
15 11 (0.48%) Legal
16 9 (0.39%) Music Industry
17 8 (0.35%) French Language
17 8 (0.35%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.35%) Electronics
18 7 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1834 (79.70%) Developer
2 328 (14.25%) Java Developer
3 246 (10.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 232 (10.08%) Senior Developer
5 176 (7.65%) PHP Developer
6 175 (7.61%) Front-End Developer
7 154 (6.69%) .NET Developer
8 142 (6.17%) C# Developer
9 98 (4.26%) Web Developer
10 90 (3.91%) Python Developer
11 87 (3.78%) iOS Developer
12 73 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
13 68 (2.96%) Analyst
14 64 (2.78%) C++ Developer
15 62 (2.69%) Software Engineer
16 57 (2.48%) Architect
17 53 (2.30%) Android Developer
18 48 (2.09%) UI Developer
19 47 (2.04%) Senior .NET Developer
20 44 (1.91%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 946 (41.11%) HTML
2 798 (34.68%) CSS
3 649 (28.21%) HTML5
4 455 (19.77%) CSS3
5 433 (18.82%) AngularJS
6 429 (18.64%) jQuery
7 428 (18.60%) .NET
8 357 (15.51%) XML
9 354 (15.38%) Web Services
10 310 (13.47%) Backbone.js
11 240 (10.43%) RESTful
12 220 (9.56%) Spring
13 198 (8.60%) JSON
14 190 (8.26%) REST
15 188 (8.17%) Ajax
16 181 (7.87%) ASP.NET
17 168 (7.30%) Hibernate
18 158 (6.87%) KnockoutJS
19 141 (6.13%) Sass
20 131 (5.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 205 (8.91%) Computer Science
2 174 (7.56%) User Experience
3 142 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 124 (5.39%) Open Source
5 114 (4.95%) Derivative
6 99 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 85 (3.69%) Mobile App
8 68 (2.96%) Algorithms
9 63 (2.74%) Data Structures
10 57 (2.48%) Fixed Income
11 50 (2.17%) iPhone
12 46 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
13 44 (1.91%) N-Tier
13 44 (1.91%) W3C
14 43 (1.87%) Visualisation
15 40 (1.74%) iPad
16 37 (1.61%) Equities
17 35 (1.52%) Mathematics
18 32 (1.39%) Oracle Exalogic
19 31 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 420 (18.25%) Linux
2 245 (10.65%) UNIX
3 136 (5.91%) Apple iOS
4 121 (5.26%) Windows
5 120 (5.22%) Android
6 48 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (1.43%) SUSE
8 28 (1.22%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.78%) CentOS
10 16 (0.70%) Solaris
10 16 (0.70%) Debian
11 9 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.26%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.22%) AIX
13 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.17%) VMS
14 4 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1206 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
2 766 (33.29%) TDD
3 463 (20.12%) MVC
4 429 (18.64%) OOP
5 413 (17.95%) Scrum
6 359 (15.60%) BDD
7 275 (11.95%) OOD
7 275 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
8 209 (9.08%) Software Engineering
9 177 (7.69%) Multithreading
10 172 (7.48%) Unit Testing
11 167 (7.26%) E-Commerce
12 148 (6.43%) Responsive Web Design
13 142 (6.17%) Web Development
14 141 (6.13%) SOA
15 134 (5.82%) OO PHP
16 119 (5.17%) UML
17 105 (4.56%) iOS Development
18 99 (4.30%) Pair Programming
19 86 (3.74%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1066 (46.33%) JavaScript
2 916 (39.81%) Java
3 532 (23.12%) C#
4 493 (21.43%) SQL
5 349 (15.17%) PHP
6 263 (11.43%) Python
7 246 (10.69%) C++
8 136 (5.91%) Ruby
9 111 (4.82%) Shell Script
10 96 (4.17%) Perl
11 93 (4.04%) Objective-C
12 88 (3.82%) C
13 87 (3.78%) PHP5
14 79 (3.43%) PL/SQL
15 72 (3.13%) Scala
16 59 (2.56%) T-SQL
17 52 (2.26%) Bash Shell
18 34 (1.48%) VBA
19 29 (1.26%) VB.NET
20 27 (1.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 265 (11.52%) Degree
2 49 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 31 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.48%) Sun Certification
5 10 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (0.39%) OCPJP
6 9 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.17%) CISSP
9 2 (0.087%) PhD
9 2 (0.087%) CIPD
9 2 (0.087%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.087%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.043%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (6.82%) QA
2 7 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.13%) Basel III
5 3 (0.13%) WCAG
5 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.087%) WAI
6 2 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.043%) SLA
7 1 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 13 (0.56%) Varnish
1 13 (0.56%) HDFS
2 4 (0.17%) Docker
2 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.13%) NFS
3 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.087%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.087%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.043%) Xen
5 1 (0.043%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.043%) KVM
Systems Management
1 73 (3.17%) Puppet
2 49 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (0.74%) Oozie
4 16 (0.70%) Nagios
5 14 (0.61%) Ansible
6 9 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (0.35%) logstash
7 8 (0.35%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.26%) Kibana
9 5 (0.22%) Salt
9 5 (0.22%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.17%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.17%) Zenoss
11 3 (0.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.087%) yum
13 1 (0.043%) OpenSSO
13 1 (0.043%) collectd
13 1 (0.043%) StatsD
Vendors
1 261 (11.34%) Oracle
2 211 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 108 (4.69%) Zend
4 59 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 51 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 51 (2.22%) Adobe
6 44 (1.91%) Sybase
7 37 (1.61%) Google
8 32 (1.39%) IBM
9 26 (1.13%) SAP
10 18 (0.78%) Twitter
11 17 (0.74%) TIBCO
12 15 (0.65%) Facebook
13 14 (0.61%) DigitalOcean
13 14 (0.61%) HP
14 12 (0.52%) DevExpress
15 11 (0.48%) Perforce
15 11 (0.48%) Business Objects
16 10 (0.43%) Apple
17 9 (0.39%) NetApp
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hatstand Ltd
Rate: £45000 - £60000 per annum (benefits + bonus)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £800 per day + Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £519.13 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago