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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 144 188 187
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -1
Contract jobs citing OOP 327 243 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.55% 1.13% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.44% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 198 151
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£435 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £760 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.45 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -
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
16509 16851 14875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.15% 78.18% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 11613 10314
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 235 295
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £13.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +57 103 £475 -9.09% 34
Canary Wharf -3 5 £725 -9.37%
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Surbiton - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 2
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Docklands, London - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 412 (73.18%) OO
2 305 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (42.10%) Java
4 212 (37.66%) HTML
5 192 (34.10%) JavaScript
6 177 (31.44%) TDD
7 176 (31.26%) C#
8 167 (29.66%) CSS
9 155 (27.53%) SQL
10 149 (26.47%) MVC
11 138 (24.51%) .NET
12 116 (20.60%) jQuery
13 107 (19.01%) Web Services
14 104 (18.47%) BDD
15 101 (17.94%) HTML5
16 100 (17.76%) Scrum
17 89 (15.81%) PHP
17 89 (15.81%) SQL Server
18 86 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
19 82 (14.56%) Python
20 80 (14.21%) XML
21 75 (13.32%) CSS3
22 72 (12.79%) Linux
23 70 (12.43%) Degree
24 69 (12.26%) Banking
24 69 (12.26%) MySQL
25 68 (12.08%) Finance
26 67 (11.90%) C++
26 67 (11.90%) Git (software)
27 66 (11.72%) E-Commerce

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (5.15%) Node.js
2 21 (3.73%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.55%) CMS
4 17 (3.02%) Apache
5 15 (2.66%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (1.78%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.78%) WordPress
8 8 (1.42%) Drupal
9 7 (1.24%) IIS
9 7 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.07%) Apache Pig
10 6 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.07%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.89%) Confluence
11 5 (0.89%) Moodle
12 4 (0.71%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.71%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 21 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.60%) MS Office
3 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.53%) Acrobat
3 3 (0.53%) FrameMaker
4 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (2.13%) Magento
2 6 (1.07%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (1.07%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.53%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.78%) GitHub
2 7 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.53%) SaaS
5 2 (0.36%) Force.com
5 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.09%) Internet
2 22 (3.91%) HTTP
3 15 (2.66%) SSL
4 12 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.60%) DNS
5 9 (1.60%) Intranet
6 8 (1.42%) IPsec
6 8 (1.42%) DHCP
6 8 (1.42%) FTP
7 7 (1.24%) Network Security
8 3 (0.53%) Extranet
8 3 (0.53%) Firewall
9 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.36%) VPN
9 2 (0.36%) SSH
10 1 (0.18%) AMQP
10 1 (0.18%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 69 (12.26%) MySQL
3 41 (7.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (5.51%) Hadoop
4 31 (5.51%) Relational Database
5 30 (5.33%) NoSQL
6 26 (4.62%) MongoDB
7 25 (4.44%) Big Data
8 22 (3.91%) Oracle Database
9 21 (3.73%) RDBMS
10 14 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (2.31%) Apache Hive
12 12 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (1.78%) Redis
13 10 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.60%) HBase
15 8 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
16 7 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 67 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 50 (8.88%) Cucumber
3 48 (8.53%) Jenkins
3 48 (8.53%) Subversion
4 38 (6.75%) Maven
5 34 (6.04%) Selenium
6 28 (4.97%) Visual Studio
7 26 (4.62%) JUnit
8 23 (4.09%) WebDriver
9 19 (3.37%) Eclipse
9 19 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (3.20%) JIRA
11 17 (3.02%) TeamCity
12 16 (2.84%) NUnit
13 14 (2.49%) Calabash
13 14 (2.49%) Android Studio
14 13 (2.31%) Grunt
15 10 (1.78%) Xcode
15 10 (1.78%) Ant
15 10 (1.78%) ClearCase
General
1 69 (12.26%) Banking
2 68 (12.08%) Finance
3 42 (7.46%) Investment Banking
4 38 (6.75%) Front Office
5 20 (3.55%) Games
6 19 (3.37%) Advertising
7 14 (2.49%) Marketing
8 12 (2.13%) Publishing
9 11 (1.95%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.78%) Retail
11 8 (1.42%) Law
12 6 (1.07%) Legal
13 4 (0.71%) Back Office
14 3 (0.53%) Electronics
14 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.36%) Automotive
15 2 (0.36%) Local Government
15 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 459 (81.53%) Developer
2 68 (12.08%) Senior Developer
3 58 (10.30%) Java Developer
4 52 (9.24%) C# Developer
5 46 (8.17%) PHP Developer
6 44 (7.82%) Android Developer
7 42 (7.46%) .NET Developer
8 36 (6.39%) Python Developer
9 24 (4.26%) Web Developer
9 24 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
10 19 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (3.20%) iOS Developer
11 18 (3.20%) Analyst
12 17 (3.02%) Software Developer
13 16 (2.84%) Senior Android Developer
13 16 (2.84%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (2.66%) Programmer
15 13 (2.31%) Architect
15 13 (2.31%) Scala Developer
15 13 (2.31%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (37.66%) HTML
2 167 (29.66%) CSS
3 138 (24.51%) .NET
4 116 (20.60%) jQuery
5 107 (19.01%) Web Services
6 101 (17.94%) HTML5
7 80 (14.21%) XML
8 75 (13.32%) CSS3
9 63 (11.19%) ASP.NET
10 56 (9.95%) AngularJS
11 52 (9.24%) RESTful
11 52 (9.24%) Ajax
12 50 (8.88%) JSON
13 37 (6.57%) REST
14 35 (6.22%) J2EE
15 34 (6.04%) Android SDK
16 33 (5.86%) Backbone.js
17 30 (5.33%) Sass
17 30 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 29 (5.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (8.53%) Computer Science
3 40 (7.10%) Mobile App
4 33 (5.86%) Algorithms
5 32 (5.68%) Derivative
6 31 (5.51%) Data Structures
7 28 (4.97%) User Experience
7 28 (4.97%) Open Source
8 21 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (2.66%) Inversion of Control
10 14 (2.49%) Fixed Income
11 12 (2.13%) W3C
11 12 (2.13%) Animation
12 11 (1.95%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.95%) Mobile Payment
13 10 (1.78%) Social Media
14 9 (1.60%) Spread Betting
14 9 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (1.42%) N-Tier
15 8 (1.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 72 (12.79%) Linux
2 53 (9.41%) Android
3 45 (7.99%) UNIX
4 38 (6.75%) Windows
5 36 (6.39%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.36%) Solaris
7 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (73.18%) OO
2 305 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (31.44%) TDD
4 149 (26.47%) MVC
5 104 (18.47%) BDD
6 100 (17.76%) Scrum
7 86 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (11.72%) E-Commerce
9 64 (11.37%) Unit Testing
10 45 (7.99%) OOD
11 44 (7.82%) Multithreading
12 43 (7.64%) Android Development
13 37 (6.57%) Automated Testing
13 37 (6.57%) Responsive Web Design
14 33 (5.86%) SOA
15 32 (5.68%) Software Engineering
15 32 (5.68%) Kanban
16 30 (5.33%) DevOps
17 25 (4.44%) UML
18 23 (4.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 237 (42.10%) Java
2 192 (34.10%) JavaScript
3 176 (31.26%) C#
4 155 (27.53%) SQL
5 89 (15.81%) PHP
6 82 (14.56%) Python
7 67 (11.90%) C++
8 42 (7.46%) Ruby
9 32 (5.68%) Scala
10 22 (3.91%) T-SQL
11 19 (3.37%) PHP5
12 18 (3.20%) C
13 15 (2.66%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.66%) Objective-C
14 14 (2.49%) VB
15 11 (1.95%) Apex Code
15 11 (1.95%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.60%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.42%) VBA
17 8 (1.42%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 70 (12.43%) Degree
2 17 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.60%) OCPJP
4 9 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (1.60%) Sun Certification
5 8 (1.42%) ISEB
6 6 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.33%) QA
2 7 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.36%) WCAG
3 2 (0.36%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (1.24%) HDFS
2 5 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) Xen
3 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Varnish
3 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (3.02%) Puppet
3 8 (1.42%) logstash
4 7 (1.24%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (1.07%) Kibana
6 4 (0.71%) yum
7 3 (0.53%) Zenoss
7 3 (0.53%) Salt
8 2 (0.36%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.36%) Graphite
9 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.18%) collectd
9 1 (0.18%) StatsD
9 1 (0.18%) Ansible
9 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 60 (10.66%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.57%) Oracle
3 30 (5.33%) Zend
4 27 (4.80%) Google
5 15 (2.66%) Adobe
6 13 (2.31%) SAP
6 13 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.24%) Telerik
7 7 (1.24%) Facebook
8 6 (1.07%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.07%) Apple
9 5 (0.89%) Open Text
9 5 (0.89%) Twitter
10 4 (0.71%) New Relic
10 4 (0.71%) VMware
10 4 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.53%) Remedy
11 3 (0.53%) RedDot
11 3 (0.53%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.36%) SaltStack
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