The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 184 149 189
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +40
Contract jobs citing OOP 276 388 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 1.54% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.98% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 300 208
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £516 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.25 £46.25 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.97% -15.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.81 £17.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+120.80% -37.72%
OOP
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
19067 19570 19492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.50% 75.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13577 13700 13196
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 231 364
Average hourly rate £21.62 £20.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -36.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.45 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
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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 -22 63 £431 +1.29% 34
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £450 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £450 -
Hounslow +2 1 - -
Uxbridge -9 1 - - 1
Croydon - 1 - - 2
Harrow - 1 - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - - 1
Clapham - - - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 414 (72.13%) OO
2 300 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (42.51%) HTML
4 222 (38.68%) JavaScript
5 216 (37.63%) CSS
6 192 (33.45%) TDD
7 153 (26.66%) C#
8 147 (25.61%) .NET
9 146 (25.44%) Java
10 136 (23.69%) jQuery
11 134 (23.34%) Web Services
12 128 (22.30%) HTML5
13 127 (22.13%) SQL
13 127 (22.13%) MVC
14 118 (20.56%) PHP
15 104 (18.12%) BDD
16 92 (16.03%) MySQL
17 89 (15.51%) E-Commerce
17 89 (15.51%) CSS3
18 88 (15.33%) ASP.NET
19 87 (15.16%) Scrum
19 87 (15.16%) Unit Testing
20 85 (14.81%) Git (software)
20 85 (14.81%) XML
21 80 (13.94%) Degree
22 77 (13.41%) SQL Server
23 75 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
24 70 (12.20%) Linux
25 67 (11.67%) REST
26 62 (10.80%) RESTful

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (6.79%) CMS
2 29 (5.05%) Node.js
3 26 (4.53%) Apache
4 22 (3.83%) Umbraco
5 16 (2.79%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.61%) IIS
7 10 (1.74%) WordPress
8 9 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.22%) Moodle
9 7 (1.22%) Drupal
9 7 (1.22%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.05%) Confluence
11 5 (0.87%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Process Server
12 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.52%) ExpressionEngine
12 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.05%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.87%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) InDesign
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 16 (2.79%) Magento
2 6 (1.05%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (1.05%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.52%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) RMDS
5 1 (0.17%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (1.22%) SaaS
2 7 (1.22%) GitHub
3 6 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.87%) Force.com
5 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.52%) Heroku
7 2 (0.35%) PaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.23%) HTTP
2 14 (2.44%) Internet
3 8 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.22%) SSL
5 6 (1.05%) Intranet
6 4 (0.70%) DNS
7 3 (0.52%) Extranet
7 3 (0.52%) DVB
8 2 (0.35%) Firewall
8 2 (0.35%) SSH
8 2 (0.35%) LDAP
8 2 (0.35%) Network Security
9 1 (0.17%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (16.03%) MySQL
2 77 (13.41%) SQL Server
3 29 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (3.48%) Redis
4 20 (3.48%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.79%) Big Data
6 15 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (2.44%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.26%) RavenDB
9 12 (2.09%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.57%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.87%) OLAP
13 5 (0.87%) SQLite
13 5 (0.87%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.70%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 85 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 44 (7.67%) Subversion
3 36 (6.27%) Selenium
4 30 (5.23%) Visual Studio
5 27 (4.70%) Cucumber
6 24 (4.18%) WebDriver
7 22 (3.83%) TeamCity
8 21 (3.66%) Jenkins
9 20 (3.48%) Xcode
10 19 (3.31%) JUnit
11 18 (3.14%) NUnit
11 18 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (2.79%) Mercurial
12 16 (2.79%) JIRA
13 14 (2.44%) Maven
14 12 (2.09%) Eclipse
15 11 (1.92%) Jasmine
16 10 (1.74%) Capybara
16 10 (1.74%) Ant
17 9 (1.57%) Bower
General
1 50 (8.71%) Finance
2 39 (6.79%) Banking
3 31 (5.40%) Investment Banking
4 29 (5.05%) Front Office
5 15 (2.61%) Electronics
6 14 (2.44%) Games
6 14 (2.44%) Retail
7 11 (1.92%) Marketing
8 10 (1.74%) Advertising
9 9 (1.57%) Publishing
10 7 (1.22%) Back Office
11 5 (0.87%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.70%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.70%) Legal
13 3 (0.52%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Law
14 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 482 (83.97%) Developer
2 73 (12.72%) Senior Developer
3 66 (11.50%) .NET Developer
4 65 (11.32%) PHP Developer
5 44 (7.67%) Android Developer
6 39 (6.79%) C# Developer
7 37 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 37 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
8 30 (5.23%) Python Developer
9 28 (4.88%) iOS Developer
10 27 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (3.66%) Web Developer
11 21 (3.66%) Software Engineer
12 20 (3.48%) Junior
13 19 (3.31%) Software Developer
14 14 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
15 12 (2.09%) SharePoint Developer
15 12 (2.09%) Umbraco Developer
15 12 (2.09%) Junior Software Engineer
15 12 (2.09%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (42.51%) HTML
2 216 (37.63%) CSS
3 147 (25.61%) .NET
4 136 (23.69%) jQuery
5 134 (23.34%) Web Services
6 128 (22.30%) HTML5
7 89 (15.51%) CSS3
8 88 (15.33%) ASP.NET
9 85 (14.81%) XML
10 67 (11.67%) REST
11 62 (10.80%) RESTful
11 62 (10.80%) AngularJS
12 59 (10.28%) JSON
13 58 (10.10%) Ajax
14 46 (8.01%) Backbone.js
15 45 (7.84%) .NET Framework
16 35 (6.10%) SOAP
17 31 (5.40%) LAMP
17 31 (5.40%) KnockoutJS
18 30 (5.23%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.45%) Computer Science
2 42 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.57%) User Experience
3 32 (5.57%) Open Source
4 25 (4.36%) Mobile App
5 24 (4.18%) iPhone
6 23 (4.01%) Algorithms
7 22 (3.83%) Data Structures
7 22 (3.83%) Animation
8 17 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (2.61%) Fixed Income
9 15 (2.61%) iPad
10 13 (2.26%) W3C
11 12 (2.09%) Digital Media
11 12 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
12 9 (1.57%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.57%) Streaming Media
13 8 (1.39%) Derivative
14 7 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
15 6 (1.05%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.20%) Linux
2 60 (10.45%) Android
3 51 (8.89%) UNIX
4 49 (8.54%) Apple iOS
5 36 (6.27%) Windows
6 13 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) CentOS
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Debian
8 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (72.13%) OO
2 300 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (33.45%) TDD
4 127 (22.13%) MVC
5 104 (18.12%) BDD
6 89 (15.51%) E-Commerce
7 87 (15.16%) Scrum
7 87 (15.16%) Unit Testing
8 75 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (9.41%) Multithreading
10 53 (9.23%) Android Development
11 44 (7.67%) Web Development
12 41 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 38 (6.62%) Kanban
14 37 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
14 37 (6.45%) iOS Development
15 32 (5.57%) DevOps
15 32 (5.57%) OOD
16 26 (4.53%) Test Automation
17 21 (3.66%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 222 (38.68%) JavaScript
2 153 (26.66%) C#
3 146 (25.44%) Java
4 127 (22.13%) SQL
5 118 (20.56%) PHP
6 57 (9.93%) Python
7 49 (8.54%) C++
8 30 (5.23%) PHP5
9 29 (5.05%) Ruby
9 29 (5.05%) C
10 25 (4.36%) Objective-C
11 18 (3.14%) Scala
12 17 (2.96%) Shell Script
12 17 (2.96%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.26%) VB.NET
14 12 (2.09%) Embedded C
15 11 (1.92%) Groovy
16 9 (1.57%) VB
16 9 (1.57%) Perl
17 8 (1.39%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 80 (13.94%) Degree
2 12 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) GISP
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.35%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.35%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.70%) QA
2 4 (0.70%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.35%) Varnish
1 2 (0.35%) vCloud
1 2 (0.35%) HDFS
2 1 (0.17%) Xen
2 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (1.74%) Puppet
1 10 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.70%) logstash
2 4 (0.70%) Salt
3 3 (0.52%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.35%) SCOM
4 2 (0.35%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.35%) Kibana
5 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.17%) collectd
5 1 (0.17%) StatsD
Vendors
1 47 (8.19%) Zend
2 25 (4.36%) Oracle
3 22 (3.83%) Microsoft
4 16 (2.79%) Google
5 15 (2.61%) Facebook
6 12 (2.09%) Apple
7 11 (1.92%) Twitter
8 10 (1.74%) SAP
9 8 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.22%) Sybase
11 6 (1.05%) IBM
11 6 (1.05%) Rackspace
11 6 (1.05%) hybris
11 6 (1.05%) Perforce
12 5 (0.87%) Fidessa
13 4 (0.70%) Adobe
13 4 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (0.70%) Software AG
13 4 (0.70%) Telerik
13 4 (0.70%) Xamarin
Central London / West End
Gonnadoo
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £260 - £280 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago