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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 170 146 180
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +34
Contract jobs citing OOP 303 393 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.25% 1.57% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 2.05% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 304 222
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 £300 £278 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £27.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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
18761 19158 19398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.11% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13057 13421 13065
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 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -40 53 £425 - 40
Hounslow +4 2 £400 -14.89%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £438 - 3
Hammersmith - 2 £450 -
Canary Wharf +13 1 £575 +4.54%
Uxbridge -4 1 - - 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 409 (70.88%) OO
2 248 (42.98%) HTML
3 235 (40.73%) JavaScript
4 217 (37.61%) CSS
5 194 (33.62%) TDD
6 179 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
7 156 (27.04%) C#
8 146 (25.30%) Java
9 141 (24.44%) .NET
10 138 (23.92%) jQuery
11 135 (23.40%) HTML5
12 130 (22.53%) Web Services
13 122 (21.14%) SQL
14 120 (20.80%) PHP
15 115 (19.93%) MVC
16 108 (18.72%) BDD
17 96 (16.64%) CSS3
17 96 (16.64%) E-Commerce
18 90 (15.60%) MySQL
19 89 (15.42%) Git (software)
20 88 (15.25%) Scrum
21 87 (15.08%) XML
22 86 (14.90%) ASP.NET
23 84 (14.56%) SQL Server
24 81 (14.04%) Unit Testing
25 76 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
26 72 (12.48%) Degree
27 69 (11.96%) REST
28 66 (11.44%) Linux
29 64 (11.09%) AngularJS

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (7.45%) CMS
2 35 (6.07%) Node.js
3 30 (5.20%) Umbraco
4 26 (4.51%) Apache
5 25 (4.33%) IIS
6 16 (2.77%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.08%) Confluence
8 11 (1.91%) WordPress
8 11 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.21%) Drupal
10 7 (1.21%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.87%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.69%) Moodle
13 3 (0.52%) ExpressionEngine
13 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Process Server
13 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
13 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.87%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) InDesign
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 20 (3.47%) Magento
2 7 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.52%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.17%) RMDS
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.17%) Endur
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.08%) SaaS
2 7 (1.21%) PaaS
2 7 (1.21%) GitHub
3 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.87%) Force.com
4 5 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.87%) IaaS
5 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.52%) Heroku
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.20%) HTTP
2 11 (1.91%) Internet
3 8 (1.39%) DNS
4 7 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.04%) SSL
5 6 (1.04%) Firewall
6 3 (0.52%) Intranet
6 3 (0.52%) DVB
7 2 (0.35%) LDAP
7 2 (0.35%) Network Security
7 2 (0.35%) SSH
8 1 (0.17%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (15.60%) MySQL
2 84 (14.56%) SQL Server
3 31 (5.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (4.33%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.47%) Redis
6 18 (3.12%) RavenDB
7 17 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (2.95%) Big Data
7 17 (2.95%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.08%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.91%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.21%) KDB
11 7 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.04%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.04%) SQLite
13 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.87%) OLAP
13 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 89 (15.42%) Git (software)
2 47 (8.15%) Subversion
3 36 (6.24%) Selenium
4 31 (5.37%) TeamCity
5 29 (5.03%) Visual Studio
6 24 (4.16%) WebDriver
6 24 (4.16%) JIRA
7 23 (3.99%) Cucumber
8 22 (3.81%) Mercurial
9 21 (3.64%) Xcode
10 20 (3.47%) NUnit
11 18 (3.12%) JUnit
11 18 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (2.95%) Jenkins
13 13 (2.25%) Ant
14 12 (2.08%) Eclipse
15 11 (1.91%) Maven
16 10 (1.73%) Capybara
16 10 (1.73%) Jasmine
16 10 (1.73%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 43 (7.45%) Finance
2 30 (5.20%) Banking
3 26 (4.51%) Investment Banking
4 25 (4.33%) Front Office
5 15 (2.60%) Electronics
6 14 (2.43%) Retail
7 12 (2.08%) Publishing
7 12 (2.08%) Games
8 11 (1.91%) Marketing
9 10 (1.73%) Advertising
10 7 (1.21%) Back Office
11 5 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.87%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.52%) Automotive
13 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.17%) International Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Legal
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 481 (83.36%) Developer
2 71 (12.31%) Senior Developer
3 65 (11.27%) .NET Developer
4 62 (10.75%) PHP Developer
5 40 (6.93%) Android Developer
6 39 (6.76%) Front-End Developer
7 36 (6.24%) Java Developer
8 35 (6.07%) C# Developer
9 32 (5.55%) Python Developer
10 29 (5.03%) iOS Developer
11 26 (4.51%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (3.64%) Software Engineer
13 19 (3.29%) Junior
13 19 (3.29%) Web Developer
14 18 (3.12%) Software Developer
15 16 (2.77%) Magento Developer
15 16 (2.77%) JavaScript Developer
16 14 (2.43%) SharePoint Developer
17 13 (2.25%) Umbraco Developer
18 12 (2.08%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (42.98%) HTML
2 217 (37.61%) CSS
3 141 (24.44%) .NET
4 138 (23.92%) jQuery
5 135 (23.40%) HTML5
6 130 (22.53%) Web Services
7 96 (16.64%) CSS3
8 87 (15.08%) XML
9 86 (14.90%) ASP.NET
10 69 (11.96%) REST
11 64 (11.09%) AngularJS
12 60 (10.40%) JSON
12 60 (10.40%) RESTful
13 47 (8.15%) Backbone.js
13 47 (8.15%) Ajax
14 46 (7.97%) .NET Framework
15 39 (6.76%) SOAP
16 33 (5.72%) Symfony
17 29 (5.03%) KnockoutJS
18 28 (4.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.57%) Computer Science
2 33 (5.72%) Open Source
3 26 (4.51%) iPhone
4 25 (4.33%) Mobile App
5 23 (3.99%) Animation
6 19 (3.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (2.95%) iPad
8 16 (2.77%) Digital Media
9 15 (2.60%) Fixed Income
10 12 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (1.73%) Streaming Media
12 9 (1.56%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.39%) W3C
13 8 (1.39%) Social Network
14 7 (1.21%) Derivative
15 6 (1.04%) Equities
15 6 (1.04%) Market Risk
16 5 (0.87%) Social Media
16 5 (0.87%) Video on Demand
16 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (11.44%) Linux
2 58 (10.05%) Android
3 55 (9.53%) UNIX
4 48 (8.32%) Apple iOS
5 44 (7.63%) Windows
6 19 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.17%) CentOS
8 1 (0.17%) Debian
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (70.88%) OO
2 194 (33.62%) TDD
3 179 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (19.93%) MVC
5 108 (18.72%) BDD
6 96 (16.64%) E-Commerce
7 88 (15.25%) Scrum
8 81 (14.04%) Unit Testing
9 76 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (8.84%) Android Development
11 46 (7.97%) Software Engineering
11 46 (7.97%) Multithreading
12 45 (7.80%) Web Development
13 41 (7.11%) DevOps
14 40 (6.93%) Responsive Web Design
15 39 (6.76%) iOS Development
16 38 (6.59%) Kanban
17 31 (5.37%) OOD
18 29 (5.03%) Test Automation
19 24 (4.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 235 (40.73%) JavaScript
2 156 (27.04%) C#
3 146 (25.30%) Java
4 122 (21.14%) SQL
5 120 (20.80%) PHP
6 55 (9.53%) Python
7 54 (9.36%) C++
8 32 (5.55%) PHP5
9 30 (5.20%) Ruby
10 27 (4.68%) Objective-C
10 27 (4.68%) C
11 21 (3.64%) Shell Script
12 17 (2.95%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.25%) Scala
14 12 (2.08%) Embedded C
15 11 (1.91%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.73%) Groovy
17 9 (1.56%) Perl
18 7 (1.21%) Apex Code
19 6 (1.04%) Golang
Qualifications
1 72 (12.48%) Degree
2 12 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) GISP
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.35%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.35%) OCPJP
4 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.85%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.35%) vCloud
1 2 (0.35%) HDFS
1 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.35%) Varnish
2 1 (0.17%) Xen
2 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (2.08%) Puppet
2 11 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.69%) Salt
5 3 (0.52%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.52%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.35%) OpenIDM
6 2 (0.35%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.35%) logstash
6 2 (0.35%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) collectd
7 1 (0.17%) StatsD
7 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 50 (8.67%) Zend
2 24 (4.16%) Oracle
3 22 (3.81%) Microsoft
4 16 (2.77%) Facebook
5 15 (2.60%) Google
6 14 (2.43%) Apple
7 10 (1.73%) Twitter
8 7 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.04%) Rackspace
9 6 (1.04%) Splunk
9 6 (1.04%) Sybase
9 6 (1.04%) IBM
9 6 (1.04%) Perforce
9 6 (1.04%) hybris
10 5 (0.87%) Adobe
10 5 (0.87%) Fidessa
11 4 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (0.69%) Software AG
12 3 (0.52%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.52%) SAP
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