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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 198 151 189
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +38
Contract jobs citing OOP 250 355 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.01% 1.42% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.83% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 272 194
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £281 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £40.25 £47.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+213.72% -55.65%
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
19127 19366 18283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.42% 77.63% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13869 13562 12477
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 230 314
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.63 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.73% -37.31%
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 £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 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 23 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
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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 -25 55 £425 - 26
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £450 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £450 -
Croydon - 1 £288 - 3
Harrow - 1 - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 418 (73.98%) OO
2 294 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
3 233 (41.24%) HTML
4 214 (37.88%) JavaScript
5 207 (36.64%) CSS
6 186 (32.92%) TDD
7 157 (27.79%) C#
8 153 (27.08%) .NET
9 145 (25.66%) Java
10 138 (24.42%) jQuery
11 136 (24.07%) MVC
12 129 (22.83%) SQL
12 129 (22.83%) Web Services
13 125 (22.12%) HTML5
14 119 (21.06%) PHP
15 100 (17.70%) BDD
16 94 (16.64%) MySQL
17 89 (15.75%) Scrum
18 88 (15.58%) Git (software)
19 86 (15.22%) CSS3
20 84 (14.87%) SQL Server
20 84 (14.87%) XML
21 83 (14.69%) E-Commerce
22 82 (14.51%) ASP.NET
23 80 (14.16%) Unit Testing
24 79 (13.98%) Degree
25 70 (12.39%) Linux
26 68 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
27 65 (11.50%) RESTful
28 62 (10.97%) REST

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 42 (7.43%) CMS
2 31 (5.49%) Node.js
3 27 (4.78%) Apache
4 21 (3.72%) SharePoint
5 18 (3.19%) Umbraco
6 13 (2.30%) IIS
7 11 (1.95%) WordPress
8 8 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.42%) Moodle
8 8 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.24%) Drupal
10 6 (1.06%) Confluence
11 5 (0.88%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.88%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
13 3 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.24%) MS Office
3 3 (0.53%) Acrobat
3 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.53%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 16 (2.83%) Magento
2 6 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (1.06%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.06%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.53%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Endur
5 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (1.24%) GitHub
2 7 (1.24%) SaaS
3 6 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.06%) Force.com
4 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.53%) Heroku
6 2 (0.35%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.13%) HTTP
2 17 (3.01%) Internet
3 9 (1.59%) SSL
4 8 (1.42%) Intranet
4 8 (1.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.71%) Network Security
5 4 (0.71%) DNS
6 3 (0.53%) Extranet
7 2 (0.35%) SSH
7 2 (0.35%) Firewall
7 2 (0.35%) LDAP
7 2 (0.35%) DVB
8 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.18%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (16.64%) MySQL
2 84 (14.87%) SQL Server
3 30 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (3.54%) Redis
5 18 (3.19%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.01%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.65%) Big Data
8 14 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (2.30%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.59%) RavenDB
10 9 (1.59%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.24%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.24%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.06%) SQLite
12 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.71%) CouchDB
13 4 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 88 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 42 (7.43%) Subversion
3 36 (6.37%) Selenium
4 30 (5.31%) Visual Studio
5 29 (5.13%) Cucumber
6 24 (4.25%) WebDriver
7 20 (3.54%) NUnit
7 20 (3.54%) TeamCity
8 18 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (3.19%) Jenkins
9 17 (3.01%) JUnit
10 15 (2.65%) JIRA
11 13 (2.30%) Xcode
11 13 (2.30%) Mercurial
12 11 (1.95%) Jasmine
12 11 (1.95%) Maven
13 10 (1.77%) Capybara
14 9 (1.59%) Bower
15 8 (1.42%) Eclipse
15 8 (1.42%) Grunt
General
1 47 (8.32%) Finance
2 41 (7.26%) Banking
3 33 (5.84%) Investment Banking
4 30 (5.31%) Front Office
5 20 (3.54%) Games
6 13 (2.30%) Electronics
6 13 (2.30%) Retail
7 11 (1.95%) Marketing
8 10 (1.77%) Publishing
9 8 (1.42%) Advertising
10 7 (1.24%) Back Office
11 5 (0.88%) Legal
11 5 (0.88%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.71%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.53%) Automotive
14 1 (0.18%) Law
14 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 465 (82.30%) Developer
2 71 (12.57%) PHP Developer
3 65 (11.50%) Senior Developer
4 60 (10.62%) .NET Developer
5 44 (7.79%) Android Developer
6 39 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 33 (5.84%) Front-End Developer
8 31 (5.49%) Java Developer
9 30 (5.31%) Python Developer
10 23 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (3.72%) Software Developer
12 20 (3.54%) Web Developer
12 20 (3.54%) iOS Developer
13 19 (3.36%) Software Engineer
14 17 (3.01%) Junior
15 15 (2.65%) Architect
16 13 (2.30%) JavaScript Developer
17 12 (2.12%) SharePoint Developer
18 11 (1.95%) Consultant
19 10 (1.77%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (41.24%) HTML
2 207 (36.64%) CSS
3 153 (27.08%) .NET
4 138 (24.42%) jQuery
5 129 (22.83%) Web Services
6 125 (22.12%) HTML5
7 86 (15.22%) CSS3
8 84 (14.87%) XML
9 82 (14.51%) ASP.NET
10 65 (11.50%) RESTful
11 62 (10.97%) REST
12 60 (10.62%) AngularJS
13 51 (9.03%) JSON
14 49 (8.67%) Ajax
15 45 (7.96%) .NET Framework
16 44 (7.79%) Backbone.js
17 39 (6.90%) Symfony
18 38 (6.73%) SOAP
19 34 (6.02%) LAMP
20 31 (5.49%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.03%) Computer Science
2 44 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.84%) Open Source
4 29 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 25 (4.42%) User Experience
6 24 (4.25%) Animation
7 22 (3.89%) Data Structures
7 22 (3.89%) Algorithms
8 16 (2.83%) Fixed Income
9 15 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (2.30%) W3C
10 13 (2.30%) iPhone
11 11 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
12 10 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (1.77%) Digital Media
13 9 (1.59%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.59%) Social Media
14 8 (1.42%) Streaming Media
14 8 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.24%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.39%) Linux
2 57 (10.09%) Android
3 47 (8.32%) UNIX
4 38 (6.73%) Apple iOS
5 34 (6.02%) Windows
6 9 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Debian
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (73.98%) OO
2 294 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (32.92%) TDD
4 136 (24.07%) MVC
5 100 (17.70%) BDD
6 89 (15.75%) Scrum
7 83 (14.69%) E-Commerce
8 80 (14.16%) Unit Testing
9 68 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (9.03%) Android Development
11 50 (8.85%) Multithreading
12 44 (7.79%) Responsive Web Design
13 41 (7.26%) Web Development
14 39 (6.90%) Kanban
15 38 (6.73%) Software Engineering
16 36 (6.37%) OOD
17 30 (5.31%) DevOps
18 27 (4.78%) SOA
19 26 (4.60%) Test Automation
19 26 (4.60%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 214 (37.88%) JavaScript
2 157 (27.79%) C#
3 145 (25.66%) Java
4 129 (22.83%) SQL
5 119 (21.06%) PHP
6 55 (9.73%) Python
7 42 (7.43%) C++
8 35 (6.19%) Ruby
9 31 (5.49%) PHP5
10 30 (5.31%) C
11 18 (3.19%) Objective-C
11 18 (3.19%) T-SQL
11 18 (3.19%) Scala
12 15 (2.65%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.30%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.95%) Groovy
15 10 (1.77%) Apex Code
15 10 (1.77%) Perl
15 10 (1.77%) Embedded C
16 9 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (13.98%) Degree
2 9 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) GISP
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.60%) QA
2 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.71%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) WCAG
3 2 (0.35%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.35%) vCloud
1 2 (0.35%) Varnish
1 2 (0.35%) HDFS
2 1 (0.18%) KVM
2 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.59%) Puppet
2 6 (1.06%) logstash
3 4 (0.71%) Salt
3 4 (0.71%) Kibana
4 3 (0.53%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.35%) SCOM
5 2 (0.35%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.18%) collectd
6 1 (0.18%) StatsD
6 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 52 (9.20%) Zend
2 35 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.07%) Oracle
4 18 (3.19%) Google
5 15 (2.65%) Facebook
6 11 (1.95%) Twitter
7 10 (1.77%) SAP
7 10 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.77%) Apple
8 6 (1.06%) Perforce
8 6 (1.06%) Sybase
8 6 (1.06%) IBM
9 5 (0.88%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.88%) Rackspace
9 5 (0.88%) Fidessa
10 4 (0.71%) hybris
10 4 (0.71%) Telerik
10 4 (0.71%) Open Text
10 4 (0.71%) Adobe
10 4 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
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