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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 205 162 173
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +11
Contract jobs citing OOP 249 318 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.05% 1.30% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.68% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 242 183
Average daily rate
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£403 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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 £31.90 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +6.33%
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
18354 18971 16812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.30% 77.63% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13528 13283 11518
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 236 312
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £57.25 £51.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -14 53 £435 +2.35% 37
Croydon -8 1 £288 -4.16% 1
Hammersmith - 1 £450 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 - 3
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 393 (71.45%) OO
2 294 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 222 (40.36%) HTML
4 209 (38.00%) JavaScript
5 189 (34.36%) TDD
6 183 (33.27%) CSS
7 167 (30.36%) Java
8 158 (28.73%) C#
9 147 (26.73%) MVC
10 145 (26.36%) .NET
11 131 (23.82%) jQuery
12 120 (21.82%) SQL
13 119 (21.64%) HTML5
14 117 (21.27%) Web Services
15 115 (20.91%) BDD
16 114 (20.73%) PHP
17 93 (16.91%) Scrum
18 85 (15.45%) SQL Server
19 83 (15.09%) MySQL
20 81 (14.73%) XML
21 80 (14.55%) Git (software)
22 77 (14.00%) E-Commerce
22 77 (14.00%) CSS3
23 75 (13.64%) ASP.NET
24 73 (13.27%) Unit Testing
25 71 (12.91%) Degree
26 68 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
27 65 (11.82%) RESTful
28 61 (11.09%) Linux
29 59 (10.73%) AngularJS

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 36 (6.55%) CMS
2 28 (5.09%) Node.js
3 26 (4.73%) Apache
4 19 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.55%) Umbraco
6 13 (2.36%) WordPress
7 10 (1.82%) IIS
7 10 (1.82%) Confluence
8 9 (1.64%) Drupal
9 8 (1.45%) Moodle
9 8 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.91%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.91%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.91%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.91%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.73%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.73%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 18 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.64%) MS Office
3 3 (0.55%) Acrobat
3 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.55%) FrameMaker
4 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.09%) Magento
2 6 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (1.09%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.09%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.55%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) RMDS
5 1 (0.18%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.00%) GitHub
2 9 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.91%) Force.com
5 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.18%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.00%) HTTP
2 14 (2.55%) Internet
3 8 (1.45%) SSL
4 7 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.09%) Intranet
6 5 (0.91%) DNS
7 3 (0.55%) Network Security
7 3 (0.55%) Extranet
7 3 (0.55%) Firewall
8 2 (0.36%) LDAP
8 2 (0.36%) SSH
9 1 (0.18%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 83 (15.09%) MySQL
3 35 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (3.82%) Big Data
4 21 (3.82%) Hadoop
5 16 (2.91%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.18%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.18%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.18%) Redis
7 10 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.27%) RavenDB
10 6 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.91%) HBase
11 5 (0.91%) SQLite
11 5 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.73%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 80 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 45 (8.18%) Cucumber
3 41 (7.45%) Selenium
4 34 (6.18%) Subversion
5 30 (5.45%) WebDriver
6 29 (5.27%) Visual Studio
7 24 (4.36%) Jenkins
8 23 (4.18%) TeamCity
9 20 (3.64%) Maven
10 18 (3.27%) NUnit
10 18 (3.27%) JIRA
11 17 (3.09%) JUnit
12 16 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (2.18%) Xcode
14 11 (2.00%) Capybara
14 11 (2.00%) Jasmine
14 11 (2.00%) Mercurial
15 10 (1.82%) Eclipse
15 10 (1.82%) Grunt
16 8 (1.45%) RSpec
General
1 54 (9.82%) Banking
2 53 (9.64%) Finance
3 43 (7.82%) Front Office
4 38 (6.91%) Investment Banking
5 23 (4.18%) Games
6 13 (2.36%) Retail
7 12 (2.18%) Marketing
8 11 (2.00%) Publishing
9 10 (1.82%) Electronics
9 10 (1.82%) Advertising
10 8 (1.45%) Back Office
11 5 (0.91%) Law
11 5 (0.91%) Legal
11 5 (0.91%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.73%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.55%) Automotive
14 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.18%) International Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Local Government
14 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 445 (80.91%) Developer
2 64 (11.64%) Senior Developer
3 63 (11.45%) PHP Developer
4 54 (9.82%) .NET Developer
5 44 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 42 (7.64%) Android Developer
7 32 (5.82%) Java Developer
8 27 (4.91%) Front-End Developer
9 26 (4.73%) Python Developer
10 25 (4.55%) Web Developer
11 22 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (3.64%) iOS Developer
13 19 (3.45%) Software Developer
14 18 (3.27%) Architect
15 17 (3.09%) Junior
16 15 (2.73%) JavaScript Developer
17 13 (2.36%) Software Engineer
17 13 (2.36%) Analyst
18 11 (2.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
18 11 (2.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (40.36%) HTML
2 183 (33.27%) CSS
3 145 (26.36%) .NET
4 131 (23.82%) jQuery
5 119 (21.64%) HTML5
6 117 (21.27%) Web Services
7 81 (14.73%) XML
8 77 (14.00%) CSS3
9 75 (13.64%) ASP.NET
10 65 (11.82%) RESTful
11 59 (10.73%) AngularJS
12 58 (10.55%) JSON
13 54 (9.82%) REST
14 52 (9.45%) Ajax
15 40 (7.27%) Backbone.js
16 35 (6.36%) SOAP
16 35 (6.36%) .NET Framework
17 33 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (6.00%) Symfony
18 31 (5.64%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (7.64%) Computer Science
3 33 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 32 (5.82%) User Experience
5 30 (5.45%) Algorithms
6 28 (5.09%) Data Structures
7 26 (4.73%) Open Source
8 20 (3.64%) Animation
9 17 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (3.09%) Fixed Income
10 16 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (2.18%) Derivative
11 12 (2.18%) Inversion of Control
12 10 (1.82%) W3C
12 10 (1.82%) iPhone
12 10 (1.82%) Social Media
13 9 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (1.45%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.45%) N-Tier
14 8 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 61 (11.09%) Linux
2 55 (10.00%) Android
3 40 (7.27%) UNIX
4 39 (7.09%) Apple iOS
5 38 (6.91%) Windows
6 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (71.45%) OO
2 294 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (34.36%) TDD
4 147 (26.73%) MVC
5 115 (20.91%) BDD
6 93 (16.91%) Scrum
7 77 (14.00%) E-Commerce
8 73 (13.27%) Unit Testing
9 68 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (8.91%) Android Development
11 46 (8.36%) OOD
12 43 (7.82%) Multithreading
13 39 (7.09%) Responsive Web Design
13 39 (7.09%) Software Engineering
14 35 (6.36%) Web Development
14 35 (6.36%) Kanban
15 32 (5.82%) SOA
16 29 (5.27%) Test Automation
17 27 (4.91%) Risk Management
18 26 (4.73%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 209 (38.00%) JavaScript
2 167 (30.36%) Java
3 158 (28.73%) C#
4 120 (21.82%) SQL
5 114 (20.73%) PHP
6 57 (10.36%) Python
7 42 (7.64%) C++
8 38 (6.91%) Ruby
9 27 (4.91%) C
10 26 (4.73%) PHP5
11 21 (3.82%) Scala
12 18 (3.27%) Objective-C
13 15 (2.73%) T-SQL
14 14 (2.55%) VB.NET
15 12 (2.18%) Apex Code
16 10 (1.82%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.82%) VB
17 9 (1.64%) Embedded C
17 9 (1.64%) XAML
18 8 (1.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 71 (12.91%) Degree
2 6 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.73%) ISEB
3 4 (0.73%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.91%) QA
2 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.36%) WCAG
3 2 (0.36%) WAI
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.73%) HDFS
2 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.36%) vCloud
3 2 (0.36%) Varnish
4 1 (0.18%) KVM
4 1 (0.18%) Xen
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.64%) Puppet
1 9 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.45%) logstash
3 6 (1.09%) Kibana
4 4 (0.73%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.73%) Salt
5 3 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.36%) SCOM
6 2 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.36%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.18%) collectd
7 1 (0.18%) StatsD
7 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 50 (9.09%) Zend
2 43 (7.82%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.55%) Oracle
4 20 (3.64%) Google
5 15 (2.73%) Facebook
6 14 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.18%) SAP
8 11 (2.00%) Twitter
9 10 (1.82%) Adobe
10 9 (1.64%) Apple
11 6 (1.09%) IBM
11 6 (1.09%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.73%) Open Text
12 4 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.73%) Software AG
12 4 (0.73%) Telerik
12 4 (0.73%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.55%) Splunk
13 3 (0.55%) 29West
13 3 (0.55%) SaltStack
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