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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 35 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing OO 1121 1154 1198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.66% 4.66% 5.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 6.00% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 839 927
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £55.50 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -8.33%
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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
18598 19232 16821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.30% 77.62% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13692 13462 11525
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 238 312
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £56.75 £51.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -2 234 £415 -7.77% 100
Canary Wharf +2 4 - -
Isleworth - 4 £378 -
Croydon -8 3 £375 +25.00% 1
Hounslow +1 2 - - 1
Docklands, London +13 1 - - 1
Paddington +5 1 - -
Twickenham +3 1 £330 -14.83%
Greenford +1 1 £320 +6.66% 2
Hammersmith -6 1 £413 +50.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 - 1
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Hornchurch - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Clapham - - - -
OO
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 1219 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1117 (48.44%) JavaScript
3 972 (42.15%) HTML
4 857 (37.16%) Java
5 828 (35.91%) CSS
6 787 (34.13%) TDD
7 669 (29.01%) HTML5
8 496 (21.51%) C#
9 482 (20.90%) SQL
10 468 (20.29%) CSS3
11 455 (19.73%) MVC
12 450 (19.51%) jQuery
13 446 (19.34%) AngularJS
14 428 (18.56%) Scrum
15 421 (18.26%) Linux
16 409 (17.74%) .NET
17 397 (17.22%) OOP
18 358 (15.52%) Finance
19 355 (15.39%) BDD
20 353 (15.31%) XML
21 352 (15.26%) Backbone.js
22 346 (15.00%) Web Services
23 343 (14.87%) Banking
24 342 (14.83%) PHP
25 339 (14.70%) Git (software)
26 291 (12.62%) OOD
27 269 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
28 257 (11.14%) Python
29 255 (11.06%) MySQL
30 251 (10.88%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 240 (10.41%) Node.js
2 139 (6.03%) Apache
3 90 (3.90%) CMS
4 67 (2.91%) Tomcat
5 54 (2.34%) IIS
6 52 (2.25%) WebSphere
7 44 (1.91%) WebLogic
8 41 (1.78%) JBoss
9 34 (1.47%) SharePoint
9 34 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
10 32 (1.39%) Drupal
11 25 (1.08%) nginx
12 18 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (0.69%) Confluence
13 16 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
14 15 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (0.56%) WordPress
16 12 (0.52%) Umbraco
17 11 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
18 10 (0.43%) Moodle
Applications
1 83 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.08%) MS Office
3 20 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.39%) MS Project
8 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.13%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.043%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.65%) Magento
2 10 (0.43%) IntelliMatch
3 7 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.26%) RMDS
4 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.17%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.13%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.087%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.087%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.043%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.043%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.043%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.043%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.043%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 22 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (0.69%) GitHub
3 10 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.30%) Force.com
5 5 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.22%) SaaS
6 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.087%) PaaS
7 2 (0.087%) Route 53
8 1 (0.043%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 85 (3.69%) HTTP
2 55 (2.39%) Internet
3 53 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 40 (1.73%) DNS
5 24 (1.04%) SSL
6 23 (1.00%) Intranet
7 13 (0.56%) LDAP
7 13 (0.56%) SNMP
8 8 (0.35%) Firewall
9 7 (0.30%) DAB
10 6 (0.26%) DSL
11 5 (0.22%) VoIP
11 5 (0.22%) SSH
12 4 (0.17%) BIG-IP
12 4 (0.17%) SMTP
13 3 (0.13%) Multicast
13 3 (0.13%) iBeacon
13 3 (0.13%) Network Security
13 3 (0.13%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.13%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (11.06%) MySQL
2 220 (9.54%) SQL Server
3 134 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 111 (4.81%) MongoDB
5 89 (3.86%) NoSQL
6 72 (3.12%) Big Data
7 68 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 59 (2.56%) Oracle Database
9 56 (2.43%) RDBMS
10 47 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 42 (1.82%) Redis
12 39 (1.69%) Hadoop
13 35 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
13 35 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (1.08%) OLTP
15 20 (0.87%) HBase
16 19 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (0.82%) DB2
17 18 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 18 (0.78%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 339 (14.70%) Git (software)
2 243 (10.54%) Subversion
3 142 (6.16%) Cucumber
4 127 (5.51%) Jenkins
5 112 (4.86%) Maven
6 111 (4.81%) Grunt
7 105 (4.55%) JUnit
8 101 (4.38%) Jasmine
9 85 (3.69%) Selenium
10 84 (3.64%) WebDriver
11 83 (3.60%) Visual Studio
12 82 (3.56%) JIRA
13 64 (2.78%) Eclipse
14 63 (2.73%) NUnit
15 56 (2.43%) Mockito
15 56 (2.43%) Hudson
16 49 (2.12%) TeamCity
17 48 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
17 48 (2.08%) Mercurial
18 46 (1.99%) Xcode
General
1 358 (15.52%) Finance
2 343 (14.87%) Banking
3 224 (9.71%) Investment Banking
4 158 (6.85%) Front Office
5 88 (3.82%) Retail
6 63 (2.73%) Marketing
7 60 (2.60%) Games
8 37 (1.60%) Publishing
9 30 (1.30%) Back Office
10 24 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 22 (0.95%) Advertising
13 12 (0.52%) Law
13 12 (0.52%) Legal
14 11 (0.48%) Electronics
15 10 (0.43%) Billing
15 10 (0.43%) French Language
16 9 (0.39%) Music Industry
17 8 (0.35%) German Language
18 5 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1858 (80.57%) Developer
2 313 (13.57%) Java Developer
3 269 (11.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 239 (10.36%) Senior Developer
5 183 (7.94%) Front-End Developer
6 179 (7.76%) PHP Developer
7 150 (6.50%) .NET Developer
8 149 (6.46%) C# Developer
9 96 (4.16%) Web Developer
10 93 (4.03%) Python Developer
11 91 (3.95%) iOS Developer
12 77 (3.34%) C# .NET Developer
13 72 (3.12%) C++ Developer
14 68 (2.95%) Software Engineer
15 63 (2.73%) Architect
16 55 (2.39%) Analyst
17 54 (2.34%) Android Developer
18 47 (2.04%) UI Developer
19 44 (1.91%) Senior .NET Developer
20 43 (1.86%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 972 (42.15%) HTML
2 828 (35.91%) CSS
3 669 (29.01%) HTML5
4 468 (20.29%) CSS3
5 450 (19.51%) jQuery
6 446 (19.34%) AngularJS
7 409 (17.74%) .NET
8 353 (15.31%) XML
9 352 (15.26%) Backbone.js
10 346 (15.00%) Web Services
11 228 (9.89%) RESTful
12 224 (9.71%) Spring
13 202 (8.76%) Ajax
14 189 (8.20%) REST
15 187 (8.11%) JSON
16 177 (7.68%) ASP.NET
17 174 (7.55%) KnockoutJS
18 161 (6.98%) Hibernate
19 132 (5.72%) Sass
20 124 (5.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 185 (8.02%) Computer Science
2 166 (7.20%) User Experience
3 144 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
4 132 (5.72%) Open Source
5 104 (4.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 89 (3.86%) Derivative
7 87 (3.77%) Mobile App
8 73 (3.17%) Algorithms
9 63 (2.73%) Data Structures
10 54 (2.34%) iPhone
11 52 (2.25%) Fixed Income
12 49 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
13 44 (1.91%) W3C
13 44 (1.91%) iPad
14 41 (1.78%) Visualisation
15 40 (1.73%) N-Tier
16 34 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
16 34 (1.47%) Equities
17 33 (1.43%) Social Media
18 30 (1.30%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 421 (18.26%) Linux
2 230 (9.97%) UNIX
3 138 (5.98%) Apple iOS
4 130 (5.64%) Windows
5 123 (5.33%) Android
6 44 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (1.21%) SUSE
8 27 (1.17%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.78%) CentOS
10 16 (0.69%) Debian
11 11 (0.48%) Solaris
12 10 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.26%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.17%) VMS
15 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.13%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.087%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1219 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 787 (34.13%) TDD
3 455 (19.73%) MVC
4 428 (18.56%) Scrum
5 397 (17.22%) OOP
6 355 (15.39%) BDD
7 291 (12.62%) OOD
8 269 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
9 215 (9.32%) Software Engineering
10 176 (7.63%) E-Commerce
11 175 (7.59%) Multithreading
12 166 (7.20%) Unit Testing
13 150 (6.50%) Responsive Web Design
14 149 (6.46%) Web Development
15 135 (5.85%) SOA
15 135 (5.85%) OO PHP
16 113 (4.90%) UML
17 107 (4.64%) iOS Development
18 101 (4.38%) Pair Programming
19 93 (4.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1117 (48.44%) JavaScript
2 857 (37.16%) Java
3 496 (21.51%) C#
4 482 (20.90%) SQL
5 342 (14.83%) PHP
6 257 (11.14%) Python
7 242 (10.49%) C++
8 145 (6.29%) Ruby
9 111 (4.81%) Shell Script
10 99 (4.29%) C
11 96 (4.16%) Objective-C
12 90 (3.90%) PHP5
13 89 (3.86%) Perl
14 73 (3.17%) Scala
15 62 (2.69%) PL/SQL
16 53 (2.30%) T-SQL
17 50 (2.17%) Bash Shell
18 32 (1.39%) VBA
19 30 (1.30%) Groovy
20 29 (1.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 247 (10.71%) Degree
2 47 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 31 (1.34%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.22%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.17%) CISSP
6 4 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.087%) PhD
8 2 (0.087%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.087%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.087%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (6.55%) QA
2 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.13%) WCAG
4 2 (0.087%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.087%) SLA
4 2 (0.087%) Basel III
4 2 (0.087%) WAI
4 2 (0.087%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (0.61%) Varnish
2 5 (0.22%) HDFS
3 4 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.13%) NFS
5 2 (0.087%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.087%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.087%) Docker
5 2 (0.087%) vCloud
6 1 (0.043%) KVM
6 1 (0.043%) Xen
Systems Management
1 63 (2.73%) Puppet
2 39 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.69%) Nagios
4 15 (0.65%) Oozie
5 10 (0.43%) Ansible
6 9 (0.39%) logstash
7 6 (0.26%) Kibana
7 6 (0.26%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.17%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.17%) Salt
9 3 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.13%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.087%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 2 (0.087%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.087%) OpenSSO
10 2 (0.087%) SCOM
11 1 (0.043%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.043%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 251 (10.88%) Oracle
2 195 (8.46%) Microsoft
3 111 (4.81%) Zend
4 50 (2.17%) Adobe
5 49 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
6 48 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 45 (1.95%) Sybase
8 37 (1.60%) IBM
8 37 (1.60%) Google
9 27 (1.17%) SAP
10 19 (0.82%) Twitter
11 17 (0.74%) TIBCO
12 16 (0.69%) Facebook
13 12 (0.52%) Perforce
13 12 (0.52%) HP
14 11 (0.48%) Apple
15 9 (0.39%) DevExpress
15 9 (0.39%) NetApp
15 9 (0.39%) Business Objects
16 8 (0.35%) New Relic
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