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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 172 173 185
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing OOP 289 304 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.25% 1.25% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.61% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 238 174
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
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
17875 18829 16333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.53% 77.63% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13142 13090 11224
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -1 67 £450 - 40
Canary Wharf +1 2 £725 -9.37%
Croydon 0 1 £288 -4.16% 1
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Hornchurch - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Twickenham - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 422 (73.39%) OO
2 298 (51.83%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (41.04%) HTML
4 212 (36.87%) JavaScript
5 200 (34.78%) Java
6 183 (31.83%) CSS
7 180 (31.30%) TDD
8 171 (29.74%) C#
9 152 (26.43%) MVC
10 148 (25.74%) SQL
10 148 (25.74%) .NET
11 130 (22.61%) jQuery
12 121 (21.04%) HTML5
13 118 (20.52%) Web Services
14 113 (19.65%) PHP
15 111 (19.30%) BDD
16 90 (15.65%) SQL Server
17 87 (15.13%) XML
17 87 (15.13%) Scrum
18 81 (14.09%) MySQL
18 81 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
19 80 (13.91%) CSS3
20 78 (13.57%) Git (software)
21 75 (13.04%) Unit Testing
21 75 (13.04%) Degree
22 74 (12.87%) ASP.NET
22 74 (12.87%) E-Commerce
23 72 (12.52%) Python
24 71 (12.35%) Banking
25 68 (11.83%) Linux

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (5.04%) Node.js
2 28 (4.87%) Apache
3 26 (4.52%) CMS
4 22 (3.83%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.61%) WebLogic
6 12 (2.09%) WordPress
7 11 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (1.57%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.57%) IIS
8 9 (1.57%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.57%) Confluence
9 8 (1.39%) Drupal
10 7 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.04%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.87%) Moodle
12 5 (0.87%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.87%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.91%) MS Office
3 3 (0.52%) Acrobat
3 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.52%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (3.13%) Magento
2 6 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (1.04%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.04%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.52%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) RMDS
5 1 (0.17%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.09%) GitHub
2 8 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.04%) Force.com
3 6 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.83%) HTTP
2 20 (3.48%) Internet
3 8 (1.39%) SSL
3 8 (1.39%) Intranet
4 6 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.04%) Network Security
5 5 (0.87%) Firewall
6 4 (0.70%) DNS
7 3 (0.52%) Extranet
8 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.35%) VPN
8 2 (0.35%) SSH
9 1 (0.17%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 81 (14.09%) MySQL
3 37 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (5.04%) Hadoop
5 28 (4.87%) Big Data
6 24 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 23 (4.00%) NoSQL
8 22 (3.83%) Relational Database
9 18 (3.13%) MongoDB
10 14 (2.43%) RDBMS
11 12 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (1.91%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.57%) HBase
13 9 (1.57%) Redis
14 8 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (1.04%) OrientDB
15 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 78 (13.57%) Git (software)
2 47 (8.17%) Subversion
3 46 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 41 (7.13%) Selenium
5 36 (6.26%) Jenkins
6 32 (5.57%) Maven
7 28 (4.87%) Visual Studio
8 26 (4.52%) WebDriver
9 25 (4.35%) JUnit
10 22 (3.83%) JIRA
11 21 (3.65%) TeamCity
12 19 (3.30%) NUnit
13 18 (3.13%) Eclipse
14 12 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (1.91%) Xcode
15 11 (1.91%) Grunt
16 10 (1.74%) Capybara
16 10 (1.74%) ClearCase
17 9 (1.57%) Mercurial
17 9 (1.57%) Toad
General
1 71 (12.35%) Banking
2 68 (11.83%) Finance
3 49 (8.52%) Front Office
4 48 (8.35%) Investment Banking
5 19 (3.30%) Games
6 18 (3.13%) Advertising
7 14 (2.43%) Marketing
8 11 (1.91%) Retail
9 10 (1.74%) Publishing
10 9 (1.57%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.39%) Law
12 7 (1.22%) Electronics
12 7 (1.22%) Back Office
13 5 (0.87%) Legal
14 4 (0.70%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.35%) Automotive
16 1 (0.17%) Local Government
16 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 465 (80.87%) Developer
2 62 (10.78%) Senior Developer
3 59 (10.26%) PHP Developer
4 53 (9.22%) .NET Developer
5 50 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 39 (6.78%) Java Developer
7 38 (6.61%) Android Developer
8 30 (5.22%) Python Developer
9 28 (4.87%) Front-End Developer
10 25 (4.35%) Web Developer
10 25 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (3.13%) Architect
12 17 (2.96%) iOS Developer
12 17 (2.96%) Software Developer
12 17 (2.96%) Analyst
13 16 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
14 14 (2.43%) Junior
15 13 (2.26%) Salesforce.com Developer
15 13 (2.26%) Programmer
16 12 (2.09%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (41.04%) HTML
2 183 (31.83%) CSS
3 148 (25.74%) .NET
4 130 (22.61%) jQuery
5 121 (21.04%) HTML5
6 118 (20.52%) Web Services
7 87 (15.13%) XML
8 80 (13.91%) CSS3
9 74 (12.87%) ASP.NET
10 64 (11.13%) RESTful
11 57 (9.91%) AngularJS
12 56 (9.74%) JSON
13 54 (9.39%) Ajax
14 42 (7.30%) REST
15 37 (6.43%) Backbone.js
16 35 (6.09%) .NET Framework
17 34 (5.91%) J2EE
18 33 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
19 32 (5.57%) Symfony
20 28 (4.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 32 (5.57%) Mobile App
4 31 (5.39%) Algorithms
5 30 (5.22%) Data Structures
5 30 (5.22%) User Experience
6 22 (3.83%) Open Source
7 21 (3.65%) Fixed Income
8 20 (3.48%) Derivative
8 20 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (2.78%) Animation
11 13 (2.26%) Inversion of Control
12 11 (1.91%) Social Media
13 10 (1.74%) W3C
14 9 (1.57%) Client/Server
14 9 (1.57%) Mobile Payment
15 8 (1.39%) N-Tier
16 7 (1.22%) Mathematics
16 7 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (11.83%) Linux
2 53 (9.22%) UNIX
3 48 (8.35%) Android
4 39 (6.78%) Windows
5 36 (6.26%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.35%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.17%) CentOS
10 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.17%) Debian
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (73.39%) OO
2 298 (51.83%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (31.30%) TDD
4 152 (26.43%) MVC
5 111 (19.30%) BDD
6 87 (15.13%) Scrum
7 81 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 74 (12.87%) E-Commerce
10 46 (8.00%) OOD
11 43 (7.48%) Android Development
12 41 (7.13%) Responsive Web Design
12 41 (7.13%) Multithreading
13 37 (6.43%) Software Engineering
14 35 (6.09%) Web Development
14 35 (6.09%) Risk Management
15 32 (5.57%) SOA
16 29 (5.04%) Kanban
17 27 (4.70%) Automated Testing
18 24 (4.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 212 (36.87%) JavaScript
2 200 (34.78%) Java
3 171 (29.74%) C#
4 148 (25.74%) SQL
5 113 (19.65%) PHP
6 72 (12.52%) Python
7 51 (8.87%) C++
8 40 (6.96%) Ruby
9 27 (4.70%) PHP5
10 21 (3.65%) Scala
11 19 (3.30%) C
12 17 (2.96%) Objective-C
13 16 (2.78%) PL/SQL
14 15 (2.61%) T-SQL
15 14 (2.43%) Apex Code
15 14 (2.43%) VB
15 14 (2.43%) VB.NET
16 13 (2.26%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.57%) XAML
18 8 (1.39%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 75 (13.04%) Degree
2 15 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.57%) OCPJP
4 9 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (1.57%) Sun Certification
5 6 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.87%) ISEB
7 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.87%) QA
2 6 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.35%) WCAG
3 2 (0.35%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (1.22%) HDFS
2 4 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.35%) Varnish
3 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) Xen
4 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) KVM
4 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (1.74%) Puppet
1 10 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.39%) logstash
3 6 (1.04%) Kibana
3 6 (1.04%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.70%) Salt
4 4 (0.70%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.35%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.35%) Graphite
7 1 (0.17%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.17%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.17%) collectd
7 1 (0.17%) StatsD
7 1 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 56 (9.74%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.70%) Zend
3 40 (6.96%) Oracle
4 21 (3.65%) Google
5 16 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.43%) Facebook
7 12 (2.09%) SAP
8 11 (1.91%) Adobe
8 11 (1.91%) Twitter
9 8 (1.39%) Apple
10 5 (0.87%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.70%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.70%) Open Text
11 4 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (0.70%) IBM
11 4 (0.70%) Telerik
12 3 (0.52%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.52%) VMware
12 3 (0.52%) SaltStack
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