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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 146 195 194
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -1
Contract jobs citing OOP 304 226 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.45% 1.05% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.33% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 174 160
Average daily rate
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£425 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £160.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -
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
16501 16971 15029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.77% 78.66% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11685 11633 10573
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 232 228
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +54 90 £463 -10.41% 45
Canary Wharf +2 6 £725 -9.37%
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Croydon - - - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 406 (72.24%) OO
2 304 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
3 260 (46.26%) Java
4 199 (35.41%) HTML
5 189 (33.63%) C#
6 186 (33.10%) JavaScript
7 179 (31.85%) TDD
8 161 (28.65%) SQL
9 155 (27.58%) .NET
10 154 (27.40%) CSS
11 138 (24.56%) MVC
12 120 (21.35%) jQuery
13 109 (19.40%) Web Services
14 102 (18.15%) Scrum
15 101 (17.97%) SQL Server
16 98 (17.44%) BDD
17 95 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
17 95 (16.90%) HTML5
18 90 (16.01%) PHP
19 89 (15.84%) Python
20 82 (14.59%) XML
21 77 (13.70%) Linux
21 77 (13.70%) Finance
22 73 (12.99%) C++
22 73 (12.99%) ASP.NET
23 71 (12.63%) CSS3
24 70 (12.46%) Degree
25 69 (12.28%) Banking
26 68 (12.10%) MySQL
27 65 (11.57%) Git (software)

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (5.16%) Node.js
2 23 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.56%) CMS
4 16 (2.85%) Apache
5 15 (2.67%) WebLogic
6 12 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.96%) WordPress
7 11 (1.96%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.60%) Confluence
9 8 (1.42%) IIS
10 7 (1.25%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.07%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.07%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.89%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.89%) Moodle
12 5 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (0.89%) Drupal
Applications
1 25 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.60%) MS Office
3 4 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.53%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.53%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (1.96%) Magento
2 3 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (1.25%) GitHub
3 4 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.53%) ElastiCache
4 3 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.36%) Force.com
5 2 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.87%) Internet
2 21 (3.74%) HTTP
3 15 (2.67%) SSL
4 14 (2.49%) DNS
5 13 (2.31%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.96%) Intranet
7 10 (1.78%) Network Security
8 9 (1.60%) IPsec
8 9 (1.60%) DHCP
8 9 (1.60%) FTP
9 6 (1.07%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.53%) VPN
10 3 (0.53%) Extranet
10 3 (0.53%) Firewall
11 2 (0.36%) AMQP
12 1 (0.18%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.18%) DVB
12 1 (0.18%) X.509
12 1 (0.18%) LDAP
12 1 (0.18%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (17.97%) SQL Server
2 68 (12.10%) MySQL
3 49 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (7.30%) Relational Database
5 40 (7.12%) NoSQL
6 35 (6.23%) Hadoop
7 34 (6.05%) MongoDB
8 27 (4.80%) Big Data
8 27 (4.80%) RDBMS
9 20 (3.56%) Oracle Database
10 19 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.67%) Apache Hive
12 12 (2.14%) Redis
12 12 (2.14%) SQL Server 2000
12 12 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (1.78%) HBase
15 9 (1.60%) DTS
16 8 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 65 (11.57%) Git (software)
2 60 (10.68%) Jenkins
3 51 (9.07%) Cucumber
4 47 (8.36%) Subversion
5 43 (7.65%) Maven
6 34 (6.05%) Selenium
7 30 (5.34%) Visual Studio
8 28 (4.98%) JUnit
9 26 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (4.27%) JIRA
11 22 (3.91%) WebDriver
12 18 (3.20%) Eclipse
13 16 (2.85%) TeamCity
14 15 (2.67%) NUnit
15 14 (2.49%) Calabash
15 14 (2.49%) Android Studio
16 13 (2.31%) ReSharper
16 13 (2.31%) Ant
17 12 (2.14%) Grunt
17 12 (2.14%) Appium
General
1 77 (13.70%) Finance
2 69 (12.28%) Banking
3 40 (7.12%) Investment Banking
4 38 (6.76%) Front Office
5 21 (3.74%) Games
6 19 (3.38%) Advertising
7 15 (2.67%) Marketing
8 13 (2.31%) Retail
9 12 (2.14%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.96%) Publishing
11 9 (1.60%) Law
12 7 (1.25%) Legal
12 7 (1.25%) Back Office
13 4 (0.71%) Local Government
14 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.18%) Electronics
15 1 (0.18%) French Language
15 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 445 (79.18%) Developer
2 69 (12.28%) Java Developer
3 58 (10.32%) Senior Developer
4 51 (9.07%) C# Developer
5 49 (8.72%) .NET Developer
6 38 (6.76%) PHP Developer
7 35 (6.23%) Python Developer
8 33 (5.87%) Android Developer
9 26 (4.63%) Web Developer
10 23 (4.09%) Analyst
11 21 (3.74%) Front-End Developer
12 20 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
14 17 (3.02%) Scala Developer
15 16 (2.85%) iOS Developer
15 16 (2.85%) Programmer
16 15 (2.67%) Hadoop Developer
17 14 (2.49%) Architect
18 13 (2.31%) Software Developer
18 13 (2.31%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (35.41%) HTML
2 155 (27.58%) .NET
3 154 (27.40%) CSS
4 120 (21.35%) jQuery
5 109 (19.40%) Web Services
6 95 (16.90%) HTML5
7 82 (14.59%) XML
8 73 (12.99%) ASP.NET
9 71 (12.63%) CSS3
10 61 (10.85%) JSON
11 59 (10.50%) AngularJS
12 56 (9.96%) Ajax
13 45 (8.01%) REST
13 45 (8.01%) RESTful
14 40 (7.12%) J2EE
15 37 (6.58%) .NET Framework
16 32 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (5.69%) Android SDK
17 28 (4.98%) Sass
17 28 (4.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.19%) Computer Science
2 43 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (6.94%) Mobile App
4 38 (6.76%) Derivative
5 32 (5.69%) Data Structures
6 31 (5.52%) Algorithms
7 29 (5.16%) Open Source
8 24 (4.27%) User Experience
9 21 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
11 14 (2.49%) Fixed Income
12 11 (1.96%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.96%) W3C
12 11 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
13 9 (1.60%) Animation
13 9 (1.60%) Spread Betting
14 8 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (1.25%) Client/Server
15 7 (1.25%) N-Tier
15 7 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 77 (13.70%) Linux
2 48 (8.54%) Android
3 44 (7.83%) UNIX
4 40 (7.12%) Windows
5 31 (5.52%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.36%) Solaris
7 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.36%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (72.24%) OO
2 304 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (31.85%) TDD
4 138 (24.56%) MVC
5 102 (18.15%) Scrum
6 98 (17.44%) BDD
7 95 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (8.54%) Unit Testing
8 48 (8.54%) E-Commerce
9 47 (8.36%) SOA
10 46 (8.19%) OOD
11 40 (7.12%) Multithreading
11 40 (7.12%) Software Engineering
12 36 (6.41%) Responsive Web Design
12 36 (6.41%) DevOps
13 35 (6.23%) Automated Testing
14 33 (5.87%) Kanban
15 32 (5.69%) Android Development
16 30 (5.34%) UML
17 26 (4.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 260 (46.26%) Java
2 189 (33.63%) C#
3 186 (33.10%) JavaScript
4 161 (28.65%) SQL
5 90 (16.01%) PHP
6 89 (15.84%) Python
7 73 (12.99%) C++
8 51 (9.07%) Ruby
9 40 (7.12%) Scala
10 25 (4.45%) T-SQL
11 18 (3.20%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.85%) Objective-C
13 14 (2.49%) PHP5
13 14 (2.49%) VB
13 14 (2.49%) C
14 11 (1.96%) VBA
14 11 (1.96%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.78%) Perl
16 9 (1.60%) Apex Code
17 8 (1.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 70 (12.46%) Degree
2 17 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.49%) VCP4
4 11 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.60%) ISEB
5 9 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (1.60%) Sun Certification
5 9 (1.60%) OCPJP
6 6 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.16%) QA
2 7 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.36%) WCAG
3 2 (0.36%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (1.42%) HDFS
2 5 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.36%) Docker
4 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.18%) KVM
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) Xen
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (4.45%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (3.56%) Puppet
3 8 (1.42%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (1.25%) logstash
5 6 (1.07%) yum
5 6 (1.07%) Kibana
6 4 (0.71%) Ansible
6 4 (0.71%) Zenoss
7 3 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.53%) Salt
8 2 (0.36%) Mesos
8 2 (0.36%) Graphite
8 2 (0.36%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.18%) Oozie
9 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.18%) collectd
9 1 (0.18%) StatsD
9 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 63 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.65%) Oracle
3 26 (4.63%) Google
4 18 (3.20%) Zend
5 14 (2.49%) Adobe
6 13 (2.31%) Telerik
7 11 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.07%) SAP
8 6 (1.07%) Apple
8 6 (1.07%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.89%) Open Text
9 5 (0.89%) VMware
10 4 (0.71%) New Relic
11 3 (0.53%) ExactTarget
11 3 (0.53%) RedDot
11 3 (0.53%) Remedy
12 2 (0.36%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.36%) Sybase
12 2 (0.36%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.36%) Rackspace
City, London
Millennium Business Technology
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TRG
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
NICE systems
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £230 - £275 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago