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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 40 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 957 994 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.30% 4.20% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 5.39% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 726 724
Average daily rate
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£450 £420 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £618 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £72.50 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £45.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +4.57%
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
17438 18453 16994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.30% 78.06% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12215 13061 11828
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 224
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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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 April 2015.

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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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 24 April 2015.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram 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 April 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 -4 216 £475 +11.76% 118
Canary Wharf -2 6 £520 -25.71%
Docklands, London - 4 £425 -
Uxbridge 0 3 £363 +61.11%
Croydon -1 3 £338 +12.50% 2
Hammersmith - 3 £358 - 2
Chiswick - 2 - -
Osterley - 2 £490 -
Paddington - 2 £450 -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 1 £600 +33.33% 6
Hounslow -3 1 £490 -3.92% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £338 -
OO
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 988 (49.70%) Agile Software Development
2 860 (43.26%) JavaScript
3 847 (42.61%) Java
4 723 (36.37%) HTML
5 678 (34.10%) TDD
6 634 (31.89%) CSS
7 524 (26.36%) C#
8 511 (25.70%) HTML5
9 471 (23.69%) SQL
10 425 (21.38%) .NET
11 408 (20.52%) AngularJS
12 401 (20.17%) CSS3
13 375 (18.86%) OOP
14 366 (18.41%) jQuery
15 334 (16.80%) Web Services
16 332 (16.70%) Finance
17 331 (16.65%) MVC
18 327 (16.45%) Banking
19 310 (15.59%) BDD
20 304 (15.29%) Scrum
21 298 (14.99%) Linux
22 272 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
23 270 (13.58%) XML
23 270 (13.58%) SQL Server
24 263 (13.23%) OOD
25 258 (12.98%) Oracle
26 253 (12.73%) RESTful
27 251 (12.63%) Python
28 248 (12.47%) Git (software)
29 240 (12.07%) PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 219 (11.02%) Node.js
2 81 (4.07%) Apache
3 67 (3.37%) WebLogic
4 65 (3.27%) Tomcat
5 59 (2.97%) CMS
6 30 (1.51%) Drupal
7 25 (1.26%) SharePoint
8 22 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (1.11%) IIS
9 21 (1.06%) WordPress
10 20 (1.01%) WebSphere
11 18 (0.91%) nginx
12 15 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (0.70%) Confluence
13 14 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
14 13 (0.65%) JBoss
15 12 (0.60%) Apache Spark
15 12 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 10 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.71%) MS Office
3 26 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.75%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.20%) MS Project
8 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.050%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.35%) Magento
3 6 (0.30%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.20%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.20%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.10%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.10%) Summit
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.10%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.050%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.050%) Bond Adapt
8 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.050%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.050%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 52 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.45%) SaaS
4 7 (0.35%) OpenShift
5 6 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.25%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.25%) GitHub
7 3 (0.15%) Heroku
7 3 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.050%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.050%) Force.com
9 1 (0.050%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.050%) Yammer
9 1 (0.050%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.050%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 87 (4.38%) HTTP
2 67 (3.37%) Internet
3 46 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 41 (2.06%) DNS
5 18 (0.91%) FTP
6 15 (0.75%) SSL
7 12 (0.60%) DHCP
8 11 (0.55%) IPsec
8 11 (0.55%) Intranet
9 9 (0.45%) Network Security
10 7 (0.35%) Firewall
10 7 (0.35%) LDAP
11 6 (0.30%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.30%) SNMP
11 6 (0.30%) Bluetooth
11 6 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.25%) DVB
13 3 (0.15%) AMQP
14 2 (0.10%) DAB
14 2 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 181 (9.10%) Relational Database
3 149 (7.49%) MySQL
4 122 (6.14%) RDBMS
5 92 (4.63%) MongoDB
6 89 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 60 (3.02%) NoSQL
8 59 (2.97%) Big Data
9 53 (2.67%) Hadoop
10 48 (2.41%) Oracle Database
11 35 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
12 33 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 29 (1.46%) Apache Hive
13 29 (1.46%) Redis
14 27 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 24 (1.21%) HBase
16 22 (1.11%) OLTP
16 22 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 248 (12.47%) Git (software)
2 196 (9.86%) Subversion
3 138 (6.94%) Grunt
4 115 (5.78%) Jenkins
5 100 (5.03%) Maven
6 92 (4.63%) Jasmine
7 84 (4.23%) Visual Studio
8 81 (4.07%) Cucumber
9 77 (3.87%) JIRA
9 77 (3.87%) JUnit
10 66 (3.32%) TeamCity
10 66 (3.32%) Eclipse
11 59 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 57 (2.87%) Bower
13 56 (2.82%) NUnit
14 51 (2.57%) WebDriver
15 49 (2.46%) jMock
16 46 (2.31%) Selenium
17 39 (1.96%) Mocha
18 36 (1.81%) Mockito
General
1 332 (16.70%) Finance
2 327 (16.45%) Banking
3 224 (11.27%) Investment Banking
4 179 (9.00%) Front Office
5 57 (2.87%) Games
6 50 (2.52%) Retail
7 36 (1.81%) Marketing
8 30 (1.51%) Back Office
9 29 (1.46%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.46%) Publishing
10 26 (1.31%) Advertising
11 21 (1.06%) Telecoms
12 20 (1.01%) Law
13 11 (0.55%) Legal
14 8 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.25%) German Language
15 5 (0.25%) Electronics
16 4 (0.20%) Automotive
16 4 (0.20%) Billing
16 4 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1583 (79.63%) Developer
2 325 (16.35%) Java Developer
3 209 (10.51%) JavaScript Developer
4 201 (10.11%) Senior Developer
5 163 (8.20%) C# Developer
6 150 (7.55%) Front-End Developer
7 142 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 82 (4.12%) PHP Developer
9 77 (3.87%) Python Developer
10 76 (3.82%) Web Developer
11 67 (3.37%) Analyst
11 67 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
12 58 (2.92%) iOS Developer
13 53 (2.67%) C++ Developer
14 50 (2.52%) Architect
15 49 (2.46%) UI Programmer
15 49 (2.46%) UI Developer
16 48 (2.41%) Programmer
17 47 (2.36%) Android Developer
18 37 (1.86%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 723 (36.37%) HTML
2 634 (31.89%) CSS
3 511 (25.70%) HTML5
4 425 (21.38%) .NET
5 408 (20.52%) AngularJS
6 401 (20.17%) CSS3
7 366 (18.41%) jQuery
8 334 (16.80%) Web Services
9 270 (13.58%) XML
10 253 (12.73%) RESTful
11 217 (10.92%) Backbone.js
12 182 (9.15%) JSON
13 174 (8.75%) REST
14 160 (8.05%) Spring
15 150 (7.55%) ASP.NET
16 148 (7.44%) .NET Framework
17 128 (6.44%) Sass
18 127 (6.39%) Hibernate
18 127 (6.39%) WCF
19 119 (5.99%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 179 (9.00%) Computer Science
2 166 (8.35%) User Experience
3 149 (7.49%) Derivative
4 111 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
5 74 (3.72%) Mobile App
6 62 (3.12%) Open Source
7 56 (2.82%) Fixed Income
8 55 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 53 (2.67%) N-Tier
10 46 (2.31%) Mathematics
11 40 (2.01%) Equities
12 37 (1.86%) Data Structures
12 37 (1.86%) Algorithms
13 36 (1.81%) Social Media
13 36 (1.81%) Equity Derivative
13 36 (1.81%) W3C
14 32 (1.61%) Visualisation
15 30 (1.51%) iPad
16 29 (1.46%) iPhone
17 25 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 298 (14.99%) Linux
2 150 (7.55%) UNIX
3 98 (4.93%) Apple iOS
4 95 (4.78%) Android
4 95 (4.78%) Windows
5 36 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (1.36%) SUSE
7 13 (0.65%) Solaris
8 12 (0.60%) AIX
9 8 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.40%) CentOS
10 6 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.20%) VMS
13 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.10%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.10%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.050%) Debian
15 1 (0.050%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 988 (49.70%) Agile Software Development
2 678 (34.10%) TDD
3 375 (18.86%) OOP
4 331 (16.65%) MVC
5 310 (15.59%) BDD
6 304 (15.29%) Scrum
7 272 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
8 263 (13.23%) OOD
9 187 (9.41%) Unit Testing
10 184 (9.26%) Multithreading
11 159 (8.00%) Software Engineering
12 155 (7.80%) SOA
13 133 (6.69%) E-Commerce
14 129 (6.49%) Web Development
14 129 (6.49%) Responsive Web Design
15 128 (6.44%) Data Modelling
16 103 (5.18%) UML
17 102 (5.13%) Pair Programming
18 83 (4.18%) OO PHP
19 82 (4.12%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 860 (43.26%) JavaScript
2 847 (42.61%) Java
3 524 (26.36%) C#
4 471 (23.69%) SQL
5 251 (12.63%) Python
6 240 (12.07%) PHP
7 196 (9.86%) C++
8 93 (4.68%) Ruby
9 90 (4.53%) Perl
10 65 (3.27%) PL/SQL
11 63 (3.17%) Shell Script
12 60 (3.02%) T-SQL
13 59 (2.97%) C
14 58 (2.92%) Objective-C
15 49 (2.46%) Scala
16 39 (1.96%) Bash Shell
17 35 (1.76%) VBA
18 32 (1.61%) VB.NET
19 26 (1.31%) PHP5
20 23 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 231 (11.62%) Degree
2 62 (3.12%) Security Cleared
3 30 (1.51%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.26%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (0.45%) OCPJP
6 9 (0.45%) Sun Certification
6 9 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.20%) CISSP
9 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.10%) ISEB
10 2 (0.10%) PhD
10 2 (0.10%) CIPD
11 1 (0.050%) GNVQ
11 1 (0.050%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.050%) MCP
11 1 (0.050%) MCAD
11 1 (0.050%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.87%) QA
2 7 (0.35%) Data Quality
2 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.15%) WCAG
4 3 (0.15%) Basel III
4 3 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.050%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (1.16%) HDFS
2 14 (0.70%) Apache Flume
3 12 (0.60%) Varnish
4 8 (0.40%) Docker
4 8 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.30%) Oracle Clusterware
5 6 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.10%) GridGain
6 2 (0.10%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.050%) NFS
Systems Management
1 61 (3.07%) Puppet
2 50 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 16 (0.80%) Oozie
5 12 (0.60%) Vagrant
5 12 (0.60%) Ansible
6 8 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (0.35%) yum
8 6 (0.30%) Oracle Flashback
8 6 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.30%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.25%) Zenoss
9 5 (0.25%) Control-M
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.20%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.15%) Kibana
11 3 (0.15%) logstash
11 3 (0.15%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 258 (12.98%) Oracle
2 173 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 42 (2.11%) Google
4 41 (2.06%) Red Hat
4 41 (2.06%) Zend
5 36 (1.81%) Sybase
6 35 (1.76%) HP
7 34 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
8 29 (1.46%) Adobe
9 20 (1.01%) Apple
9 20 (1.01%) DevExpress
10 19 (0.96%) Business Objects
11 18 (0.91%) Telerik
11 18 (0.91%) Sitecore
12 17 (0.86%) IBM
13 14 (0.70%) Informatica
13 14 (0.70%) Pega
14 10 (0.50%) TIBCO
14 10 (0.50%) Bloomberg
15 9 (0.45%) webMethods
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day, Benefits Remote Opportunities
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £375.00 - £395.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
JWResource
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day 3 month initial term, with possible extensio
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £625.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Freshtechit
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago