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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 185 145 190
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +45
Contract jobs citing OOP 283 392 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.16% 1.56% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 2.01% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 300 210
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 £304 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £334 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.62% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.25 £46.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.37% -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
19023 19513 19700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.53% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13447 13664 13286
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 232 377
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 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 22 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 -25 62 £425 - 35
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £450 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £450 -
Canary Wharf +20 1 £575 +19.17% 1
Hounslow +2 1 - -
Uxbridge -8 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - - 1
Harrow - 1 - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 427 (71.29%) OO
2 314 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (43.07%) HTML
4 239 (39.90%) JavaScript
5 229 (38.23%) CSS
6 200 (33.39%) TDD
7 161 (26.88%) C#
8 154 (25.71%) Java
9 148 (24.71%) .NET
10 145 (24.21%) jQuery
11 138 (23.04%) HTML5
12 136 (22.70%) Web Services
13 131 (21.87%) MVC
14 127 (21.20%) SQL
15 122 (20.37%) PHP
16 111 (18.53%) BDD
17 100 (16.69%) E-Commerce
18 99 (16.53%) CSS3
19 93 (15.53%) MySQL
20 92 (15.36%) XML
20 92 (15.36%) Scrum
21 91 (15.19%) ASP.NET
21 91 (15.19%) Unit Testing
22 89 (14.86%) Git (software)
23 85 (14.19%) SQL Server
24 78 (13.02%) Degree
25 76 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
26 72 (12.02%) Linux
27 70 (11.69%) REST
28 68 (11.35%) AngularJS

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 42 (7.01%) CMS
2 33 (5.51%) Node.js
3 28 (4.67%) Apache
4 27 (4.51%) Umbraco
5 21 (3.51%) IIS
6 17 (2.84%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.84%) WordPress
8 10 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.50%) Confluence
9 9 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.17%) Drupal
11 6 (1.00%) Moodle
12 5 (0.83%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.83%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.67%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
14 3 (0.50%) ExpressionEngine
14 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 10 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.00%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.83%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) InDesign
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 18 (3.01%) Magento
2 6 (1.00%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (1.00%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.50%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.17%) RMDS
5 1 (0.17%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.67%) SaaS
2 8 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.17%) GitHub
4 6 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.83%) PaaS
5 5 (0.83%) Force.com
6 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.50%) Heroku
7 3 (0.50%) IaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.01%) HTTP
2 14 (2.34%) Internet
3 8 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.00%) DNS
4 6 (1.00%) SSL
4 6 (1.00%) Intranet
5 4 (0.67%) Firewall
6 3 (0.50%) Extranet
6 3 (0.50%) DVB
7 2 (0.33%) SSH
7 2 (0.33%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.33%) Network Security
7 2 (0.33%) LDAP
8 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (15.53%) MySQL
2 85 (14.19%) SQL Server
3 34 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (3.51%) Redis
5 20 (3.34%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.67%) Big Data
6 16 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.50%) RavenDB
8 14 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (2.17%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.50%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.00%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.00%) SQLite
12 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.83%) KDB
13 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.83%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 89 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 48 (8.01%) Subversion
3 38 (6.34%) Selenium
4 32 (5.34%) Visual Studio
5 27 (4.51%) TeamCity
5 27 (4.51%) Cucumber
6 26 (4.34%) WebDriver
7 22 (3.67%) JIRA
7 22 (3.67%) Xcode
7 22 (3.67%) NUnit
8 20 (3.34%) JUnit
8 20 (3.34%) Jenkins
9 19 (3.17%) Mercurial
10 18 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (2.34%) Maven
12 13 (2.17%) Jasmine
13 12 (2.00%) Ant
14 11 (1.84%) Eclipse
15 10 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
15 10 (1.67%) Capybara
General
1 47 (7.85%) Finance
2 38 (6.34%) Banking
3 31 (5.18%) Investment Banking
4 29 (4.84%) Front Office
5 15 (2.50%) Electronics
5 15 (2.50%) Retail
6 13 (2.17%) Games
7 11 (1.84%) Marketing
8 10 (1.67%) Advertising
8 10 (1.67%) Publishing
9 7 (1.17%) Back Office
10 5 (0.83%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.67%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.67%) Legal
12 3 (0.50%) Automotive
13 1 (0.17%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Local Government
13 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 501 (83.64%) Developer
2 77 (12.85%) Senior Developer
3 68 (11.35%) .NET Developer
4 63 (10.52%) PHP Developer
5 45 (7.51%) Android Developer
6 42 (7.01%) Front-End Developer
7 38 (6.34%) C# Developer
7 38 (6.34%) Java Developer
8 31 (5.18%) Python Developer
9 30 (5.01%) iOS Developer
10 26 (4.34%) C# .NET Developer
11 22 (3.67%) Web Developer
12 21 (3.51%) Software Engineer
13 20 (3.34%) Junior
14 18 (3.01%) Software Developer
15 16 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
16 14 (2.34%) Magento Developer
17 13 (2.17%) SharePoint Developer
17 13 (2.17%) Umbraco Developer
18 12 (2.00%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (43.07%) HTML
2 229 (38.23%) CSS
3 148 (24.71%) .NET
4 145 (24.21%) jQuery
5 138 (23.04%) HTML5
6 136 (22.70%) Web Services
7 99 (16.53%) CSS3
8 92 (15.36%) XML
9 91 (15.19%) ASP.NET
10 70 (11.69%) REST
11 68 (11.35%) AngularJS
12 65 (10.85%) JSON
13 64 (10.68%) RESTful
14 61 (10.18%) Ajax
15 50 (8.35%) Backbone.js
16 48 (8.01%) .NET Framework
17 36 (6.01%) SOAP
18 32 (5.34%) KnockoutJS
19 31 (5.18%) Symfony
20 30 (5.01%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.52%) Computer Science
2 40 (6.68%) User Experience
3 39 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (5.18%) Open Source
5 27 (4.51%) Mobile App
6 26 (4.34%) iPhone
7 22 (3.67%) Animation
8 19 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (2.84%) iPad
10 15 (2.50%) Digital Media
10 15 (2.50%) Fixed Income
11 12 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (1.84%) W3C
13 9 (1.50%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.50%) Streaming Media
14 8 (1.34%) Derivative
15 7 (1.17%) Social Network
15 7 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
16 6 (1.00%) Market Risk
16 6 (1.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 72 (12.02%) Linux
2 61 (10.18%) Android
3 55 (9.18%) UNIX
4 50 (8.35%) Apple iOS
5 40 (6.68%) Windows
6 16 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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
1 427 (71.29%) OO
2 314 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (33.39%) TDD
4 131 (21.87%) MVC
5 111 (18.53%) BDD
6 100 (16.69%) E-Commerce
7 92 (15.36%) Scrum
8 91 (15.19%) Unit Testing
9 76 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (9.18%) Android Development
11 52 (8.68%) Multithreading
12 47 (7.85%) Software Engineering
13 46 (7.68%) Web Development
14 41 (6.84%) Responsive Web Design
15 40 (6.68%) Kanban
15 40 (6.68%) DevOps
16 39 (6.51%) iOS Development
17 34 (5.68%) OOD
18 27 (4.51%) Test Automation
19 24 (4.01%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 239 (39.90%) JavaScript
2 161 (26.88%) C#
3 154 (25.71%) Java
4 127 (21.20%) SQL
5 122 (20.37%) PHP
6 60 (10.02%) Python
7 51 (8.51%) C++
8 31 (5.18%) Ruby
8 31 (5.18%) PHP5
9 29 (4.84%) C
10 27 (4.51%) Objective-C
11 18 (3.01%) Shell Script
12 17 (2.84%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.84%) Scala
13 13 (2.17%) VB.NET
14 12 (2.00%) Embedded C
15 11 (1.84%) Groovy
16 9 (1.50%) Perl
17 8 (1.34%) ABAP
17 8 (1.34%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 78 (13.02%) Degree
2 12 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.33%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.33%) GISP
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.33%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.33%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.51%) QA
2 4 (0.67%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.50%) Varnish
2 2 (0.33%) vCloud
2 2 (0.33%) KVM
2 2 (0.33%) HDFS
2 2 (0.33%) Xen
2 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.00%) Puppet
1 12 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.00%) Salt
3 4 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.67%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.50%) logstash
5 2 (0.33%) OpenIDM
5 2 (0.33%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.33%) collectd
5 2 (0.33%) StatsD
5 2 (0.33%) SCOM
5 2 (0.33%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.33%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 49 (8.18%) Zend
2 24 (4.01%) Oracle
2 24 (4.01%) Microsoft
3 17 (2.84%) Google
4 16 (2.67%) Facebook
5 14 (2.34%) Apple
6 11 (1.84%) Twitter
7 10 (1.67%) SAP
8 8 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.17%) Rackspace
10 6 (1.00%) hybris
10 6 (1.00%) Perforce
10 6 (1.00%) IBM
10 6 (1.00%) Sybase
11 5 (0.83%) Fidessa
12 4 (0.67%) Adobe
12 4 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.67%) Software AG
12 4 (0.67%) Splunk
12 4 (0.67%) SaltStack
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £416 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £260 to £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £261.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago