The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England / London
Rank 199 213 163
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -50
Contract jobs citing OOP 227 221 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.17% 1.06% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.25% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 180 228
Median daily rate £500 £450 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £578 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £343 £340
% change year-on-year
+22.62% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £41.25 £29.45
% change year-on-year
-61.21% +40.06%

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
16411 17610 16936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.50% 84.21% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11831 12466 12257
Median daily rate £495 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 211 191
Median hourly rate £32.25 £25.69 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.53% +25.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in London

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the London region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in London

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in London

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the London region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in London

OOP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 54 £488 +20.00% 28
Bromley - 1 £375 -
Westminster - 1 £550 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for OOP.

1 328 (67.91%) OO
2 233 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (40.99%) JavaScript
4 168 (34.78%) HTML
5 164 (33.95%) CSS
6 161 (33.33%) C#
7 152 (31.47%) Java
8 151 (31.26%) TDD
9 112 (23.19%) .NET
10 108 (22.36%) BDD
11 106 (21.95%) MVC
12 104 (21.53%) PHP
13 100 (20.70%) Web Services
14 88 (18.22%) RESTful
15 85 (17.60%) SQL
15 85 (17.60%) AngularJS
16 82 (16.98%) Scrum
17 81 (16.77%) Git (software)
18 78 (16.15%) HTML5
19 76 (15.73%) Python
20 75 (15.53%) Linux
21 73 (15.11%) Finance
21 73 (15.11%) jQuery
22 69 (14.29%) SQL Server
23 63 (13.04%) REST
24 62 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
25 61 (12.63%) CSS3
26 58 (12.01%) Front End Development
27 57 (11.80%) JSON
28 55 (11.39%) XML

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (6.21%) Apache
2 17 (3.52%) CMS
3 15 (3.11%) Drupal
3 15 (3.11%) WordPress
4 10 (2.07%) Confluence
4 10 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.66%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.45%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.83%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.62%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.62%) nginx
9 3 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.41%) Kentico
10 2 (0.41%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.21%) Jetty
Applications
1 12 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.62%) Magento
3 2 (0.41%) Summit
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.86%) GitHub
4 6 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (1.24%) SaaS
5 5 (1.04%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.04%) Google Play
6 4 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.62%) Force.com
7 3 (0.62%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.62%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.41%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.21%) G Suite
9 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.25%) HTTP
2 28 (5.80%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.28%) SSL
4 10 (2.07%) Internet
5 5 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.83%) Intranet
6 4 (0.83%) Network Security
6 4 (0.83%) WAN
7 3 (0.62%) DMVPN
7 3 (0.62%) DNS
7 3 (0.62%) DVB
7 3 (0.62%) FTP
7 3 (0.62%) VPN
7 3 (0.62%) Wireless
8 2 (0.41%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.41%) DHCP
8 2 (0.41%) Firewall
8 2 (0.41%) IPsec
9 1 (0.21%) LAN
9 1 (0.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.56%) MySQL
3 50 (10.35%) NoSQL
4 40 (8.28%) Relational Database
5 27 (5.59%) MongoDB
6 26 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.07%) Couchbase
8 10 (2.07%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.66%) Big Data
9 8 (1.66%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.45%) Redis
11 5 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.04%) DB2
12 4 (0.83%) Hazelcast
12 4 (0.83%) KDB
12 4 (0.83%) Neo4j
12 4 (0.83%) SimpleDB
12 4 (0.83%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 81 (16.77%) Git (software)
2 54 (11.18%) Jenkins
3 42 (8.70%) WebDriver
4 41 (8.49%) Subversion
5 30 (6.21%) Selenium
6 26 (5.38%) Mockito
7 23 (4.76%) NUnit
8 22 (4.55%) JIRA
9 21 (4.35%) Cucumber
9 21 (4.35%) Moq
10 19 (3.93%) SpecFlow
11 18 (3.73%) Grunt
11 18 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (3.52%) gulp
13 16 (3.31%) Visual Studio
14 15 (3.11%) MSTest
15 14 (2.90%) Bower
16 10 (2.07%) Jasmine
16 10 (2.07%) Karma Test Runner
16 10 (2.07%) Mocha
General
1 73 (15.11%) Finance
2 53 (10.97%) Banking
3 34 (7.04%) Retail
4 28 (5.80%) Front Office
5 21 (4.35%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.11%) Games
7 14 (2.90%) Marketing
8 12 (2.48%) Law
9 9 (1.86%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.86%) Publishing
10 8 (1.66%) Advertising
11 6 (1.24%) Back Office
12 5 (1.04%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 389 (80.54%) Developer
2 63 (13.04%) C# Developer
3 56 (11.59%) Java Developer
4 46 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 33 (6.83%) Python Developer
6 32 (6.63%) .NET Developer
6 32 (6.63%) PHP Developer
7 30 (6.21%) Developer in Test
8 29 (6.00%) Software Developer
9 27 (5.59%) Senior Developer
10 26 (5.38%) Quantitative Developer
11 24 (4.97%) JavaScript Developer
12 23 (4.76%) C++ Developer
12 23 (4.76%) Web Developer
13 22 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
14 21 (4.35%) Architect
14 21 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
15 16 (3.31%) Angular Developer
16 15 (3.11%) C++ Quantitative Developer
16 15 (3.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (34.78%) HTML
2 164 (33.95%) CSS
3 112 (23.19%) .NET
4 100 (20.70%) Web Services
5 88 (18.22%) RESTful
6 85 (17.60%) AngularJS
7 78 (16.15%) HTML5
8 73 (15.11%) jQuery
9 63 (13.04%) REST
10 61 (12.63%) CSS3
11 57 (11.80%) JSON
12 55 (11.39%) XML
13 46 (9.52%) Node.js
14 41 (8.49%) ASP.NET
14 41 (8.49%) Sass
15 32 (6.63%) .NET Framework
16 30 (6.21%) Spring
17 29 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
18 28 (5.80%) React
19 26 (5.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.45%) User Experience
2 32 (6.63%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.76%) Derivative
3 23 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 22 (4.55%) Fixed Income
5 17 (3.52%) Algorithms
6 16 (3.31%) Data Structures
7 15 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (3.11%) Market Risk
7 15 (3.11%) Web 2.0
8 12 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.48%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.07%) Client/Server
9 10 (2.07%) Equities
9 10 (2.07%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.07%) Physics
10 8 (1.66%) Video on Demand
10 8 (1.66%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.45%) Fintech
12 6 (1.24%) STB
Operating Systems
1 75 (15.53%) Linux
2 47 (9.73%) Windows
3 30 (6.21%) Unix
4 19 (3.93%) Apple iOS
5 18 (3.73%) Ubuntu
6 17 (3.52%) CentOS
7 15 (3.11%) Windows Server
8 13 (2.69%) Android
9 7 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.83%) Solaris
10 4 (0.83%) SUSE
10 4 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.41%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (67.91%) OO
2 233 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (31.26%) TDD
4 108 (22.36%) BDD
5 106 (21.95%) MVC
6 82 (16.98%) Scrum
7 62 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
8 58 (12.01%) Front End Development
9 53 (10.97%) E-Commerce
10 47 (9.73%) Unit Testing
11 42 (8.70%) Microservices
12 41 (8.49%) DevOps
13 40 (8.28%) Kanban
14 38 (7.87%) Web Development
15 37 (7.66%) Software Engineering
16 34 (7.04%) Pair Programming
17 33 (6.83%) Open Source
18 32 (6.63%) Responsive Web Design
19 30 (6.21%) Agile Testing
19 30 (6.21%) PnL Attribution
Programming Languages
1 198 (40.99%) JavaScript
2 161 (33.33%) C#
3 152 (31.47%) Java
4 104 (21.53%) PHP
5 85 (17.60%) SQL
6 76 (15.73%) Python
7 45 (9.32%) C++
8 38 (7.87%) C
9 20 (4.14%) Ruby
10 19 (3.93%) Go
10 19 (3.93%) Scala
11 17 (3.52%) T-SQL
12 14 (2.90%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.28%) Perl
14 9 (1.86%) Apple Swift
14 9 (1.86%) PHP 5
15 7 (1.45%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.24%) F#
17 5 (1.04%) Clojure
17 5 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (8.49%) Degree
2 16 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.04%) PhD
5 3 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.62%) ISEB
5 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.41%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.97%) QA
2 19 (3.93%) SDET
3 4 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.41%) GCP
4 2 (0.41%) MiFID
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (7.25%) Docker
2 14 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.83%) NFS
3 4 (0.83%) Squid
4 1 (0.21%) HDFS
4 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (2.48%) Terraform
3 9 (1.86%) Puppet
4 5 (1.04%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.62%) Kibana
5 3 (0.62%) logstash
6 2 (0.41%) Grafana
7 1 (0.21%) Marathon
7 1 (0.21%) Oozie
7 1 (0.21%) yum
Vendors
1 30 (6.21%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 17 (3.52%) Oracle
4 16 (3.31%) Zend
5 9 (1.86%) Google
5 9 (1.86%) SAP
6 8 (1.66%) Apigee
7 6 (1.24%) hybris
8 5 (1.04%) Algorithmics
9 4 (0.83%) Remedy
9 4 (0.83%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.83%) Sybase
10 3 (0.62%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.62%) Perforce
10 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.41%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.41%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.41%) Calypso
11 2 (0.41%) Cisco
11 2 (0.41%) TIBCO
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