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 24 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
24 Oct 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 1179 1267 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.78% 5.00% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.18% 6.44% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 898 852
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
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 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
19090 19683 18273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.42% 77.68% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13866 13785 12467
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 £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 233 314
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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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 24 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

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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 24 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 -7 235 £414 -7.94% 114
Croydon - 5 £425 - 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £444 - 3
Canary Wharf +1 3 - -
Isleworth - 3 £378 -
Greenford -4 2 £320 +6.66% 4
Paddington +14 1 - -
Docklands, London +7 1 - - 2
Hammersmith -7 1 £413 +32.00% 1
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 2
Bexley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 1260 (53.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1130 (48.27%) JavaScript
3 999 (42.67%) HTML
4 856 (36.57%) CSS
5 841 (35.92%) Java
6 796 (34.00%) TDD
7 663 (28.32%) HTML5
8 500 (21.36%) C#
9 481 (20.55%) SQL
10 469 (20.03%) jQuery
11 464 (19.82%) CSS3
12 451 (19.27%) MVC
13 445 (19.01%) Scrum
14 436 (18.62%) AngularJS
15 424 (18.11%) .NET
15 424 (18.11%) Linux
16 420 (17.94%) OOP
17 387 (16.53%) Backbone.js
18 376 (16.06%) XML
19 368 (15.72%) Web Services
20 359 (15.34%) BDD
21 358 (15.29%) Finance
22 342 (14.61%) Git (software)
23 329 (14.05%) Banking
24 327 (13.97%) PHP
25 300 (12.82%) OOD
26 271 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
27 267 (11.41%) MySQL
28 265 (11.32%) Subversion
29 254 (10.85%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 238 (10.17%) Node.js
2 142 (6.07%) Apache
3 95 (4.06%) CMS
4 75 (3.20%) Tomcat
5 67 (2.86%) IIS
6 55 (2.35%) WebSphere
7 44 (1.88%) JBoss
8 40 (1.71%) WebLogic
9 36 (1.54%) SharePoint
10 29 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
11 25 (1.07%) nginx
12 24 (1.03%) Adobe CQ
13 23 (0.98%) Drupal
14 17 (0.73%) Umbraco
14 17 (0.73%) Confluence
15 16 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
16 13 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 86 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.28%) Photoshop
3 26 (1.11%) MS Office
4 16 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.51%) 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 (0.085%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.043%) SPSS
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (0.77%) 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%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.17%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.13%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.085%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.085%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.085%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.043%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.043%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.043%) Agresso
8 1 (0.043%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.043%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (0.68%) GitHub
3 12 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.47%) SaaS
5 10 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (0.30%) Force.com
8 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.17%) PaaS
9 3 (0.13%) Heroku
10 2 (0.085%) Route 53
11 1 (0.043%) IaaS
11 1 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.043%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.043%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 84 (3.59%) HTTP
2 66 (2.82%) Internet
3 49 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 35 (1.50%) DNS
5 28 (1.20%) SSL
6 24 (1.03%) Intranet
7 13 (0.56%) SNMP
7 13 (0.56%) LDAP
8 10 (0.43%) Firewall
9 9 (0.38%) DAB
10 6 (0.26%) DSL
10 6 (0.26%) VoIP
11 5 (0.21%) SMTP
11 5 (0.21%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.21%) BIG-IP
12 4 (0.17%) SSH
12 4 (0.17%) Network Security
13 3 (0.13%) AMQP
13 3 (0.13%) Multicast
13 3 (0.13%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (11.41%) MySQL
2 232 (9.91%) SQL Server
3 130 (5.55%) Relational Database
4 110 (4.70%) MongoDB
5 96 (4.10%) NoSQL
6 73 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 63 (2.69%) Big Data
8 61 (2.61%) Oracle Database
9 52 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 48 (2.05%) RDBMS
11 45 (1.92%) Redis
12 35 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
14 30 (1.28%) Hadoop
15 26 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (0.94%) OLTP
16 22 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
17 18 (0.77%) ObjectStore
18 16 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 342 (14.61%) Git (software)
2 265 (11.32%) Subversion
3 149 (6.36%) Cucumber
4 125 (5.34%) Jenkins
5 117 (5.00%) JUnit
6 104 (4.44%) Maven
7 98 (4.19%) Selenium
7 98 (4.19%) Jasmine
8 83 (3.55%) Grunt
8 83 (3.55%) WebDriver
9 81 (3.46%) Visual Studio
10 76 (3.25%) Eclipse
11 75 (3.20%) JIRA
12 65 (2.78%) Hudson
13 62 (2.65%) NUnit
14 55 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
15 54 (2.31%) TeamCity
16 53 (2.26%) Mockito
17 51 (2.18%) Mercurial
18 42 (1.79%) Xcode
General
1 358 (15.29%) Finance
2 329 (14.05%) Banking
3 218 (9.31%) Investment Banking
4 170 (7.26%) Front Office
5 83 (3.55%) Retail
6 63 (2.69%) Marketing
7 45 (1.92%) Games
8 35 (1.50%) Publishing
9 33 (1.41%) Back Office
10 26 (1.11%) Telecoms
11 22 (0.94%) Advertising
12 21 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.64%) Electronics
14 11 (0.47%) Legal
15 10 (0.43%) Billing
16 9 (0.38%) French Language
17 7 (0.30%) Music Industry
18 6 (0.26%) German Language
19 5 (0.21%) Manufacturing
19 5 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1890 (80.73%) Developer
2 299 (12.77%) Java Developer
3 266 (11.36%) JavaScript Developer
4 241 (10.29%) Senior Developer
5 184 (7.86%) PHP Developer
6 174 (7.43%) Front-End Developer
7 159 (6.79%) .NET Developer
8 150 (6.41%) C# Developer
9 103 (4.40%) Python Developer
10 90 (3.84%) iOS Developer
11 87 (3.72%) Web Developer
12 83 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
13 80 (3.42%) C++ Developer
14 75 (3.20%) Software Engineer
15 64 (2.73%) Analyst
16 62 (2.65%) Architect
16 62 (2.65%) UI Developer
17 56 (2.39%) Android Developer
18 54 (2.31%) UI Programmer
19 46 (1.96%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 999 (42.67%) HTML
2 856 (36.57%) CSS
3 663 (28.32%) HTML5
4 469 (20.03%) jQuery
5 464 (19.82%) CSS3
6 436 (18.62%) AngularJS
7 424 (18.11%) .NET
8 387 (16.53%) Backbone.js
9 376 (16.06%) XML
10 368 (15.72%) Web Services
11 234 (10.00%) Ajax
12 220 (9.40%) Spring
13 207 (8.84%) RESTful
14 198 (8.46%) ASP.NET
15 194 (8.29%) JSON
16 183 (7.82%) KnockoutJS
17 182 (7.77%) REST
18 143 (6.11%) Hibernate
19 129 (5.51%) J2EE
20 128 (5.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 183 (7.82%) Computer Science
2 159 (6.79%) User Experience
3 142 (6.07%) Open Source
4 139 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
5 112 (4.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 99 (4.23%) Mobile App
7 88 (3.76%) Derivative
8 72 (3.08%) Algorithms
9 56 (2.39%) iPhone
10 55 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
11 54 (2.31%) Data Structures
12 50 (2.14%) W3C
13 47 (2.01%) Fixed Income
14 44 (1.88%) Equities
14 44 (1.88%) iPad
15 37 (1.58%) Inversion of Control
15 37 (1.58%) Visualisation
16 35 (1.50%) Social Media
17 33 (1.41%) Credit Derivative
17 33 (1.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 424 (18.11%) Linux
2 240 (10.25%) UNIX
3 141 (6.02%) Windows
4 137 (5.85%) Apple iOS
5 126 (5.38%) Android
6 40 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (0.98%) Ubuntu
8 21 (0.90%) SUSE
9 16 (0.68%) Debian
9 16 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.68%) CentOS
10 10 (0.43%) Solaris
11 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.21%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.17%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.13%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.085%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.085%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1260 (53.82%) Agile Software Development
2 796 (34.00%) TDD
3 451 (19.27%) MVC
4 445 (19.01%) Scrum
5 420 (17.94%) OOP
6 359 (15.34%) BDD
7 300 (12.82%) OOD
8 271 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
9 219 (9.35%) Software Engineering
10 190 (8.12%) E-Commerce
11 179 (7.65%) Multithreading
12 175 (7.48%) Unit Testing
13 143 (6.11%) UML
14 142 (6.07%) Web Development
15 136 (5.81%) Responsive Web Design
16 135 (5.77%) OO PHP
16 135 (5.77%) SOA
17 104 (4.44%) Pair Programming
18 103 (4.40%) iOS Development
19 97 (4.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1130 (48.27%) JavaScript
2 841 (35.92%) Java
3 500 (21.36%) C#
4 481 (20.55%) SQL
5 327 (13.97%) PHP
6 249 (10.64%) C++
7 246 (10.51%) Python
8 149 (6.36%) Ruby
9 99 (4.23%) Shell Script
10 98 (4.19%) Objective-C
11 94 (4.02%) C
12 90 (3.84%) PHP5
13 78 (3.33%) Scala
14 69 (2.95%) Perl
15 58 (2.48%) T-SQL
16 57 (2.43%) PL/SQL
17 39 (1.67%) Groovy
18 34 (1.45%) Bash Shell
19 29 (1.24%) VBA
20 26 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 254 (10.85%) Degree
2 43 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.17%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.13%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.085%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.085%) GISP
9 1 (0.043%) PhD
9 1 (0.043%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (7.18%) QA
2 7 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.26%) SLA
4 5 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.13%) WCAG
7 2 (0.085%) WAI
7 2 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.085%) Basel III
8 1 (0.043%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (0.43%) Varnish
2 3 (0.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.085%) vCloud
3 2 (0.085%) NFS
3 2 (0.085%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.085%) HDFS
4 1 (0.043%) KVM
4 1 (0.043%) Firmware
4 1 (0.043%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.043%) Xen
4 1 (0.043%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 62 (2.65%) Puppet
2 38 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.68%) Nagios
4 13 (0.56%) Oozie
5 9 (0.38%) Ansible
6 7 (0.30%) logstash
6 7 (0.30%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.17%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.17%) Kibana
8 3 (0.13%) Salt
8 3 (0.13%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.085%) SCOM
9 2 (0.085%) OpenSSO
9 2 (0.085%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.085%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.043%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.043%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.043%) collectd
10 1 (0.043%) StatsD
10 1 (0.043%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 242 (10.34%) Oracle
2 202 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 112 (4.78%) Zend
4 61 (2.61%) Adobe
5 50 (2.14%) Sybase
6 43 (1.84%) Red Hat
7 42 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
8 41 (1.75%) IBM
9 32 (1.37%) SAP
10 31 (1.32%) Google
11 18 (0.77%) Twitter
12 17 (0.73%) Facebook
13 16 (0.68%) TIBCO
14 15 (0.64%) Perforce
15 13 (0.56%) Apple
16 8 (0.34%) Bloomberg
16 8 (0.34%) NetApp
16 8 (0.34%) Business Objects
16 8 (0.34%) Fidessa
16 8 (0.34%) DevExpress
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