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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 47 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 944 965 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.10% 4.31% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 5.34% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 763 723
Average daily rate £475 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £72.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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
19259 18083 18813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.70% 80.71% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13992 12630 13319
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 257 230
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.34 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +2 131 £500 +9.58% 61
Westminster - 6 £440 - 1
Canary Wharf +2 5 £650 +25.00% 3
Croydon -9 5 £335 -0.74%
Hammersmith +3 3 £400 +11.88%
Bromley - 3 £638 -
Clapham - 3 £350 -
Docklands, London +7 2 £405 -4.70%
Osterley -4 2 £515 +5.10%
Uxbridge 0 1 £400 +10.34% 1
Ilford - 1 £450 -
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 954 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
2 894 (50.71%) JavaScript
3 718 (40.73%) HTML
4 715 (40.56%) Java
5 643 (36.47%) CSS
6 625 (35.45%) TDD
7 461 (26.15%) HTML5
8 399 (22.63%) SQL
9 386 (21.89%) C#
10 375 (21.27%) CSS3
11 371 (21.04%) BDD
12 363 (20.59%) AngularJS
13 353 (20.02%) Finance
14 351 (19.91%) .NET
15 345 (19.57%) Git (software)
16 344 (19.51%) Scrum
17 335 (19.00%) OOP
18 332 (18.83%) Web Services
19 299 (16.96%) Linux
20 296 (16.79%) MVC
21 280 (15.88%) Node.js
22 279 (15.83%) Spring
23 270 (15.31%) jQuery
24 268 (15.20%) RESTful
25 243 (13.78%) SQL Server
26 241 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
27 233 (13.22%) MySQL
28 231 (13.10%) Oracle
29 229 (12.99%) E-Commerce
30 228 (12.93%) OOD

OO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 280 (15.88%) Node.js
2 108 (6.13%) Tomcat
3 86 (4.88%) Apache
4 78 (4.42%) CMS
5 62 (3.52%) JBoss
6 51 (2.89%) WebSphere
7 45 (2.55%) WebLogic
8 38 (2.16%) IIS
9 35 (1.99%) nginx
10 33 (1.87%) Confluence
11 27 (1.53%) Apache Solr
11 27 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (1.53%) WordPress
12 21 (1.19%) Drupal
13 19 (1.08%) Mule
14 18 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (0.96%) SharePoint
16 16 (0.91%) Jetty
16 16 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
17 14 (0.79%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 47 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.36%) MS Office
3 12 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.28%) MS Project
6 4 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.057%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 29 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
2 17 (0.96%) Endur
3 8 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.34%) Magento
5 5 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.23%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.17%) FINCAD Analytics
7 3 (0.17%) RMDS
8 2 (0.11%) Beauchamp
9 1 (0.057%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.057%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.057%) Global One
9 1 (0.057%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.057%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 99 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (3.12%) GitHub
3 48 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.62%) Force.com
6 10 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.51%) SaaS
8 8 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.40%) Heroku
9 7 (0.40%) PaaS
10 6 (0.34%) IaaS
11 4 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.17%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.17%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.11%) Office 365
14 1 (0.057%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.057%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 129 (7.32%) HTTP
2 49 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 36 (2.04%) Internet
4 28 (1.59%) SSL
5 15 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (0.79%) DNS
6 14 (0.79%) SNMP
7 8 (0.45%) DHCP
7 8 (0.45%) FTP
7 8 (0.45%) IPsec
8 6 (0.34%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.28%) SSH
10 4 (0.23%) AMQP
11 3 (0.17%) Firewall
11 3 (0.17%) Intranet
11 3 (0.17%) Network Security
11 3 (0.17%) VPN
12 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.11%) VoIP
13 1 (0.057%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 233 (13.22%) MySQL
3 183 (10.38%) Relational Database
4 177 (10.04%) NoSQL
5 163 (9.25%) MongoDB
6 84 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
7 69 (3.91%) Oracle Database
8 66 (3.74%) RDBMS
9 62 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 59 (3.35%) Redis
11 49 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 44 (2.50%) Hadoop
13 38 (2.16%) OLTP
13 38 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
14 35 (1.99%) Big Data
15 30 (1.70%) Neo4j
16 28 (1.59%) Apache Hive
17 23 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
18 22 (1.25%) Jackrabbit
19 21 (1.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 345 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 168 (9.53%) Jenkins
3 165 (9.36%) Subversion
4 153 (8.68%) JIRA
5 149 (8.45%) Maven
6 97 (5.50%) Cucumber
7 96 (5.45%) JUnit
8 95 (5.39%) Grunt
9 68 (3.86%) Mockito
10 65 (3.69%) Selenium
11 60 (3.40%) Jasmine
12 59 (3.35%) gulp
13 57 (3.23%) Hudson
13 57 (3.23%) TeamCity
14 55 (3.12%) Eclipse
15 44 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 41 (2.33%) NUnit
17 40 (2.27%) Gradle
18 38 (2.16%) Karma Test Runner
19 35 (1.99%) Mocha
General
1 353 (20.02%) Finance
2 203 (11.51%) Banking
3 133 (7.54%) Front Office
4 75 (4.25%) Investment Banking
5 65 (3.69%) Retail
6 53 (3.01%) Marketing
7 36 (2.04%) Games
8 33 (1.87%) Back Office
9 28 (1.59%) Publishing
10 27 (1.53%) Telecoms
11 19 (1.08%) Advertising
12 18 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 18 (1.02%) Law
13 15 (0.85%) Electronics
14 10 (0.57%) Legal
15 9 (0.51%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.34%) Automotive
17 5 (0.28%) International Banking
17 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1446 (82.02%) Developer
2 314 (17.81%) Java Developer
3 269 (15.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 204 (11.57%) Senior Developer
5 181 (10.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 171 (9.70%) C# Developer
7 139 (7.88%) .NET Developer
8 114 (6.47%) Angular Developer
9 106 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 89 (5.05%) C++ Developer
11 80 (4.54%) Python Developer
12 76 (4.31%) PHP Developer
13 72 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
14 71 (4.03%) Architect
15 67 (3.80%) HTML Developer
16 62 (3.52%) Agile Developer
17 58 (3.29%) Senior Java Developer
18 54 (3.06%) Node.js Developer
18 54 (3.06%) Oracle Developer
19 51 (2.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 718 (40.73%) HTML
2 643 (36.47%) CSS
3 461 (26.15%) HTML5
4 375 (21.27%) CSS3
5 363 (20.59%) AngularJS
6 351 (19.91%) .NET
7 332 (18.83%) Web Services
8 279 (15.83%) Spring
9 270 (15.31%) jQuery
10 268 (15.20%) RESTful
11 220 (12.48%) XML
12 203 (11.51%) REST
13 198 (11.23%) React
14 154 (8.74%) Sass
15 151 (8.56%) JSON
16 147 (8.34%) Ajax
17 133 (7.54%) SOAP
18 121 (6.86%) ASP.NET
19 118 (6.69%) .NET Framework
20 117 (6.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 151 (8.56%) Computer Science
2 114 (6.47%) User Experience
3 88 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 64 (3.63%) Algorithms
6 62 (3.52%) Derivative
7 56 (3.18%) Data Structures
8 51 (2.89%) iPad
9 47 (2.67%) Fixed Income
10 39 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (1.99%) Mobile App
12 32 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
13 31 (1.76%) Hedge funds
14 24 (1.36%) iPhone
15 23 (1.30%) Blog
15 23 (1.30%) Mathematics
15 23 (1.30%) Visualisation
16 22 (1.25%) Fintech
16 22 (1.25%) N-Tier
17 21 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 299 (16.96%) Linux
2 187 (10.61%) Unix
3 116 (6.58%) Windows
4 61 (3.46%) Apple iOS
5 43 (2.44%) Android
6 17 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.68%) Mac OS X
8 11 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.34%) CentOS
11 6 (0.34%) CoreOS
11 6 (0.34%) Solaris
12 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.11%) Debian
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.057%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.057%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 954 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
2 625 (35.45%) TDD
3 371 (21.04%) BDD
4 344 (19.51%) Scrum
5 335 (19.00%) OOP
6 296 (16.79%) MVC
7 241 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
8 229 (12.99%) E-Commerce
9 228 (12.93%) OOD
10 221 (12.54%) Front End Development
11 214 (12.14%) Multithreading
12 194 (11.00%) Software Engineering
13 173 (9.81%) SDLC
14 167 (9.47%) Unit Testing
15 151 (8.56%) Web Development
16 135 (7.66%) Open Source
17 118 (6.69%) SOA
18 104 (5.90%) DevOps
19 85 (4.82%) UML
20 84 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 894 (50.71%) JavaScript
2 715 (40.56%) Java
3 399 (22.63%) SQL
4 386 (21.89%) C#
5 218 (12.37%) Python
6 183 (10.38%) C++
7 175 (9.93%) PHP
8 118 (6.69%) Ruby
9 103 (5.84%) Perl
10 78 (4.42%) Scala
11 55 (3.12%) Shell Script
12 46 (2.61%) PL/SQL
13 42 (2.38%) Objective-C
14 41 (2.33%) PowerShell
14 41 (2.33%) T-SQL
15 34 (1.93%) C
15 34 (1.93%) VBA
16 31 (1.76%) ES6
17 30 (1.70%) Groovy
18 25 (1.42%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 168 (9.53%) Degree
2 45 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 31 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.62%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.40%) PhD
6 6 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.28%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.17%) ISEB
9 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.11%) PMP
9 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.057%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.057%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.057%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.31%) QA
2 11 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.57%) SLA
4 8 (0.45%) MiFID
5 5 (0.28%) ISO20022
5 5 (0.28%) SDET
6 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.057%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.057%) WAI
System Software
1 59 (3.35%) Docker
2 7 (0.40%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.34%) Ceph
3 6 (0.34%) GlusterFS
3 6 (0.34%) LXC
4 3 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.057%) GridGain
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.057%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (2.84%) Puppet
2 45 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (1.70%) Ansible
4 24 (1.36%) logstash
5 21 (1.19%) Grafana
5 21 (1.19%) Kibana
5 21 (1.19%) Uchiwa
6 15 (0.85%) Salt
7 8 (0.45%) Oozie
8 6 (0.34%) Graphite
8 6 (0.34%) HAProxy
8 6 (0.34%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.28%) SCCM
10 4 (0.23%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 3 (0.17%) Control-M
11 3 (0.17%) HP SiteScope
11 3 (0.17%) Nagios
11 3 (0.17%) OpenView
12 2 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 231 (13.10%) Oracle
2 121 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 38 (2.16%) Sybase
4 35 (1.99%) Zend
5 31 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (1.70%) hybris
7 26 (1.47%) IBM
8 24 (1.36%) Sitecore
9 23 (1.30%) Google
10 21 (1.19%) Apple
11 20 (1.13%) BEA
12 19 (1.08%) SAP
13 18 (1.02%) VMware
14 16 (0.91%) Atlassian
14 16 (0.91%) OpenLink
14 16 (0.91%) TIBCO
15 14 (0.79%) Adobe
16 13 (0.74%) DevExpress
16 13 (0.74%) HP
16 13 (0.74%) Red Hat
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