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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 37 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 1170 1265 1187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.82% 5.01% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.22% 6.45% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 898 871
Average daily rate
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£425 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £31.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £40.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
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
18814 19611 18641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.44% 77.66% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13635 13715 12720
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 233 330
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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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

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 October 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 October 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 -5 232 £414 -7.94% 121
Croydon - 5 £425 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £444 - 1
Canary Wharf +3 3 - -
Greenford -4 3 £320 +6.66% 4
Isleworth - 2 £370 -
Paddington +11 1 - -
Docklands, London +7 1 - - 2
Hammersmith -6 1 £413 +26.92% 1
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 2
Bexley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1242 (53.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1115 (48.31%) JavaScript
3 987 (42.76%) HTML
4 845 (36.61%) CSS
5 831 (36.01%) Java
6 781 (33.84%) TDD
7 655 (28.38%) HTML5
8 492 (21.32%) C#
9 478 (20.71%) SQL
10 463 (20.06%) jQuery
11 458 (19.84%) CSS3
12 448 (19.41%) MVC
13 436 (18.89%) Scrum
14 429 (18.59%) AngularJS
15 418 (18.11%) OOP
16 417 (18.07%) .NET
17 415 (17.98%) Linux
18 379 (16.42%) Backbone.js
19 372 (16.12%) XML
20 365 (15.81%) Web Services
21 354 (15.34%) BDD
22 353 (15.29%) Finance
23 338 (14.64%) Git (software)
24 326 (14.12%) Banking
25 320 (13.86%) PHP
26 295 (12.78%) OOD
27 266 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
28 264 (11.44%) Subversion
29 261 (11.31%) MySQL
30 253 (10.96%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 231 (10.01%) Node.js
2 139 (6.02%) Apache
3 94 (4.07%) CMS
4 76 (3.29%) Tomcat
5 67 (2.90%) IIS
6 55 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 44 (1.91%) JBoss
8 39 (1.69%) WebLogic
9 36 (1.56%) SharePoint
10 28 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
11 25 (1.08%) nginx
12 24 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
13 21 (0.91%) Drupal
14 17 (0.74%) Confluence
14 17 (0.74%) Umbraco
15 16 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
16 13 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 86 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 26 (1.13%) MS Office
4 16 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.52%) MS Project
6 6 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.13%) FrameMaker
7 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.087%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.043%) SPSS
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (0.78%) Magento
2 10 (0.43%) IntelliMatch
3 7 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.26%) RMDS
5 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.17%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.17%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.13%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.087%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.087%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.087%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.043%) Endur
8 1 (0.043%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.043%) Agresso
8 1 (0.043%) Tesseract
8 1 (0.043%) Minerva
8 1 (0.043%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.043%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (0.69%) GitHub
3 12 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.43%) SaaS
5 9 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.30%) Force.com
7 4 (0.17%) PaaS
7 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.13%) Heroku
9 2 (0.087%) Route 53
10 1 (0.043%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.043%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.043%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (3.64%) HTTP
2 66 (2.86%) Internet
3 48 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 34 (1.47%) DNS
5 28 (1.21%) SSL
6 24 (1.04%) Intranet
7 13 (0.56%) LDAP
8 12 (0.52%) SNMP
9 10 (0.43%) Firewall
10 9 (0.39%) DAB
11 6 (0.26%) DSL
11 6 (0.26%) VoIP
12 5 (0.22%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.22%) SMTP
12 5 (0.22%) BIG-IP
13 4 (0.17%) Network Security
13 4 (0.17%) SSH
14 3 (0.13%) Extranet
14 3 (0.13%) AMQP
14 3 (0.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (11.31%) MySQL
2 231 (10.01%) SQL Server
3 127 (5.50%) Relational Database
4 107 (4.64%) MongoDB
5 94 (4.07%) NoSQL
6 73 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 61 (2.64%) Big Data
7 61 (2.64%) Oracle Database
8 51 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 47 (2.04%) RDBMS
10 45 (1.95%) Redis
11 34 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (1.21%) Hadoop
14 26 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (0.95%) OLTP
16 18 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
16 18 (0.78%) ObjectStore
17 16 (0.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 338 (14.64%) Git (software)
2 264 (11.44%) Subversion
3 146 (6.33%) Cucumber
4 124 (5.37%) Jenkins
5 114 (4.94%) JUnit
6 102 (4.42%) Maven
7 97 (4.20%) Jasmine
8 96 (4.16%) Selenium
9 82 (3.55%) Grunt
10 81 (3.51%) WebDriver
11 80 (3.47%) Visual Studio
12 77 (3.34%) Eclipse
13 75 (3.25%) JIRA
14 64 (2.77%) Hudson
15 60 (2.60%) NUnit
16 55 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
17 54 (2.34%) TeamCity
18 51 (2.21%) Mercurial
18 51 (2.21%) Mockito
19 40 (1.73%) Xcode
General
1 353 (15.29%) Finance
2 326 (14.12%) Banking
3 216 (9.36%) Investment Banking
4 168 (7.28%) Front Office
5 82 (3.55%) Retail
6 63 (2.73%) Marketing
7 44 (1.91%) Games
8 34 (1.47%) Publishing
9 33 (1.43%) Back Office
10 26 (1.13%) Telecoms
11 23 (1.00%) Advertising
12 20 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.65%) Electronics
14 11 (0.48%) Legal
15 10 (0.43%) Billing
16 9 (0.39%) French Language
17 6 (0.26%) Music Industry
17 6 (0.26%) German Language
18 5 (0.22%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1866 (80.85%) Developer
2 294 (12.74%) Java Developer
3 260 (11.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 238 (10.31%) Senior Developer
5 183 (7.93%) PHP Developer
6 173 (7.50%) Front-End Developer
7 157 (6.80%) .NET Developer
8 146 (6.33%) C# Developer
9 103 (4.46%) Python Developer
10 88 (3.81%) iOS Developer
11 85 (3.68%) Web Developer
12 81 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
13 80 (3.47%) C++ Developer
14 74 (3.21%) Software Engineer
15 63 (2.73%) Analyst
16 62 (2.69%) Architect
17 61 (2.64%) UI Developer
18 56 (2.43%) Android Developer
19 53 (2.30%) UI Programmer
20 46 (1.99%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 987 (42.76%) HTML
2 845 (36.61%) CSS
3 655 (28.38%) HTML5
4 463 (20.06%) jQuery
5 458 (19.84%) CSS3
6 429 (18.59%) AngularJS
7 417 (18.07%) .NET
8 379 (16.42%) Backbone.js
9 372 (16.12%) XML
10 365 (15.81%) Web Services
11 233 (10.10%) Ajax
12 217 (9.40%) Spring
13 201 (8.71%) RESTful
14 197 (8.54%) ASP.NET
15 193 (8.36%) JSON
16 182 (7.89%) REST
17 178 (7.71%) KnockoutJS
18 141 (6.11%) Hibernate
19 128 (5.55%) .NET Framework
20 127 (5.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 182 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 157 (6.80%) User Experience
3 138 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
4 137 (5.94%) Open Source
5 111 (4.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 97 (4.20%) Mobile App
7 86 (3.73%) Derivative
8 70 (3.03%) Algorithms
9 55 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
9 55 (2.38%) iPhone
10 53 (2.30%) Data Structures
11 51 (2.21%) W3C
12 47 (2.04%) Fixed Income
13 44 (1.91%) Equities
14 43 (1.86%) iPad
15 37 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
16 36 (1.56%) Visualisation
17 34 (1.47%) Social Media
18 33 (1.43%) Client/Server
18 33 (1.43%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 415 (17.98%) Linux
2 235 (10.18%) UNIX
3 140 (6.07%) Windows
4 134 (5.81%) Apple iOS
5 124 (5.37%) Android
6 39 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 20 (0.87%) SUSE
9 16 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.69%) CentOS
10 15 (0.65%) Debian
11 10 (0.43%) Solaris
12 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
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 (0.087%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.087%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1242 (53.81%) Agile Software Development
2 781 (33.84%) TDD
3 448 (19.41%) MVC
4 436 (18.89%) Scrum
5 418 (18.11%) OOP
6 354 (15.34%) BDD
7 295 (12.78%) OOD
8 266 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
9 213 (9.23%) Software Engineering
10 189 (8.19%) E-Commerce
11 178 (7.71%) Multithreading
12 172 (7.45%) Unit Testing
13 140 (6.07%) UML
14 137 (5.94%) Web Development
15 134 (5.81%) SOA
15 134 (5.81%) OO PHP
15 134 (5.81%) Responsive Web Design
16 101 (4.38%) Pair Programming
16 101 (4.38%) iOS Development
17 94 (4.07%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1115 (48.31%) JavaScript
2 831 (36.01%) Java
3 492 (21.32%) C#
4 478 (20.71%) SQL
5 320 (13.86%) PHP
6 246 (10.66%) C++
7 241 (10.44%) Python
8 145 (6.28%) Ruby
9 96 (4.16%) Shell Script
9 96 (4.16%) Objective-C
10 91 (3.94%) C
11 89 (3.86%) PHP5
12 78 (3.38%) Scala
13 66 (2.86%) Perl
14 58 (2.51%) T-SQL
15 57 (2.47%) PL/SQL
16 39 (1.69%) Groovy
17 33 (1.43%) Bash Shell
18 29 (1.26%) VBA
19 26 (1.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 253 (10.96%) Degree
2 43 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.17%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.17%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.13%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.087%) GISP
8 2 (0.087%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.043%) PhD
9 1 (0.043%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (7.11%) QA
2 7 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.26%) SLA
4 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.13%) WCAG
7 2 (0.087%) WAI
7 2 (0.087%) Basel III
7 2 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.043%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (0.43%) Varnish
2 3 (0.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.087%) vCloud
3 2 (0.087%) HDFS
3 2 (0.087%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.087%) NFS
4 1 (0.043%) Firmware
4 1 (0.043%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.043%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.043%) Xen
4 1 (0.043%) KVM
Systems Management
1 61 (2.64%) Puppet
2 37 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.65%) Nagios
4 12 (0.52%) Oozie
5 9 (0.39%) Ansible
6 7 (0.30%) Vagrant
7 6 (0.26%) logstash
8 4 (0.17%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.13%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.13%) Salt
9 3 (0.13%) Kibana
10 2 (0.087%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.087%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.087%) SCOM
10 2 (0.087%) OpenSSO
11 1 (0.043%) Control-M
11 1 (0.043%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.043%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.043%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.043%) SCCM
Vendors
1 240 (10.40%) Oracle
2 201 (8.71%) Microsoft
3 110 (4.77%) Zend
4 61 (2.64%) Adobe
5 49 (2.12%) Sybase
6 42 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 42 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 41 (1.78%) IBM
8 31 (1.34%) SAP
9 30 (1.30%) Google
10 17 (0.74%) Facebook
10 17 (0.74%) Twitter
11 15 (0.65%) TIBCO
11 15 (0.65%) Perforce
12 13 (0.56%) Apple
13 9 (0.39%) hybris
14 8 (0.35%) New Relic
14 8 (0.35%) DevExpress
14 8 (0.35%) Fidessa
14 8 (0.35%) NetApp
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