The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 160 155 165
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing OOP 322 346 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.37% 1.42% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.87% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 263 234
Average daily rate
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£380 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £27.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18021 18552 19435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.80% 76.41% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12558 12874 12943
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 253 382
Average hourly rate £20.35 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.31% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
OOP
England

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 1 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 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -20 48 £400 -5.88% 47
Croydon - 3 £300 - 1
Romford - 3 £450 -
Hounslow +9 2 £400 -14.89%
Canary Wharf +19 1 £575 -
Uxbridge +2 1 - -
Sidcup - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Chislehurst - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 2
Chiswick - - - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 404 (69.18%) OO
2 258 (44.18%) JavaScript
3 257 (44.01%) HTML
4 218 (37.33%) CSS
5 193 (33.05%) TDD
6 182 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
7 160 (27.40%) C#
8 159 (27.23%) jQuery
9 151 (25.86%) .NET
10 148 (25.34%) Java
11 143 (24.49%) HTML5
12 133 (22.77%) Web Services
13 127 (21.75%) PHP
14 124 (21.23%) SQL
15 113 (19.35%) MVC
16 104 (17.81%) CSS3
17 101 (17.29%) XML
18 97 (16.61%) BDD
19 93 (15.92%) MySQL
20 92 (15.75%) Git (software)
21 91 (15.58%) ASP.NET
22 90 (15.41%) SQL Server
23 89 (15.24%) Scrum
24 80 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
25 77 (13.18%) Unit Testing
25 77 (13.18%) E-Commerce
26 73 (12.50%) Degree
27 68 (11.64%) JSON
27 68 (11.64%) REST
28 66 (11.30%) Linux

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 46 (7.88%) CMS
2 35 (5.99%) Node.js
3 32 (5.48%) Umbraco
4 27 (4.62%) IIS
5 24 (4.11%) Apache
6 22 (3.77%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.23%) Confluence
8 11 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.71%) WordPress
10 9 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.20%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.68%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.68%) Drupal
12 4 (0.68%) Moodle
13 3 (0.51%) Apache ServiceMix
13 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.34%) IBM Connections
14 2 (0.34%) Kentico
14 2 (0.34%) Adobe CQ
14 2 (0.34%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 7 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.68%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) InDesign
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 18 (3.08%) Magento
2 10 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.17%) Endur
3 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.88%) SaaS
2 7 (1.20%) PaaS
3 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.86%) Force.com
4 5 (0.86%) IaaS
5 4 (0.68%) GitHub
6 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.51%) Heroku
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.79%) HTTP
2 9 (1.54%) Internet
3 8 (1.37%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.37%) DNS
4 6 (1.03%) Firewall
5 5 (0.86%) SSL
6 3 (0.51%) DVB
6 3 (0.51%) Intranet
7 2 (0.34%) Network Security
7 2 (0.34%) LDAP
8 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.17%) FTP
8 1 (0.17%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (15.92%) MySQL
2 90 (15.41%) SQL Server
3 30 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (4.97%) Relational Database
5 19 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.08%) RavenDB
7 17 (2.91%) Redis
8 16 (2.74%) Big Data
8 16 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (2.57%) MongoDB
10 14 (2.40%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.54%) SQLite
12 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.03%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.03%) KDB
13 6 (1.03%) OLAP
14 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 92 (15.75%) Git (software)
2 48 (8.22%) Subversion
3 35 (5.99%) Selenium
4 33 (5.65%) TeamCity
5 30 (5.14%) JIRA
6 29 (4.97%) Visual Studio
7 25 (4.28%) Mercurial
8 24 (4.11%) Xcode
9 22 (3.77%) WebDriver
10 21 (3.60%) JUnit
10 21 (3.60%) NUnit
11 20 (3.42%) Jenkins
12 19 (3.25%) Cucumber
13 17 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (2.23%) Ant
15 12 (2.05%) Eclipse
16 11 (1.88%) QuickTest Pro
17 10 (1.71%) Maven
18 9 (1.54%) PHPUnit
18 9 (1.54%) Jasmine
General
1 49 (8.39%) Finance
2 26 (4.45%) Banking
3 21 (3.60%) Investment Banking
4 20 (3.42%) Front Office
5 15 (2.57%) Retail
6 13 (2.23%) Electronics
7 12 (2.05%) Publishing
8 11 (1.88%) Advertising
9 9 (1.54%) Games
9 9 (1.54%) Marketing
10 7 (1.20%) Back Office
11 5 (0.86%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.17%) Automotive
13 1 (0.17%) Legal
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 485 (83.05%) Developer
2 70 (11.99%) Senior Developer
3 65 (11.13%) .NET Developer
4 62 (10.62%) PHP Developer
5 43 (7.36%) Front-End Developer
6 38 (6.51%) Android Developer
7 36 (6.16%) C# Developer
8 34 (5.82%) Java Developer
9 33 (5.65%) Python Developer
10 30 (5.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 29 (4.97%) iOS Developer
12 24 (4.11%) Web Developer
13 21 (3.60%) Software Engineer
14 19 (3.25%) SharePoint Developer
15 18 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
16 17 (2.91%) Junior
17 16 (2.74%) Software Developer
18 15 (2.57%) Magento Developer
19 13 (2.23%) Senior .NET Developer
19 13 (2.23%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (44.01%) HTML
2 218 (37.33%) CSS
3 159 (27.23%) jQuery
4 151 (25.86%) .NET
5 143 (24.49%) HTML5
6 133 (22.77%) Web Services
7 104 (17.81%) CSS3
8 101 (17.29%) XML
9 91 (15.58%) ASP.NET
10 68 (11.64%) JSON
10 68 (11.64%) REST
11 64 (10.96%) AngularJS
12 58 (9.93%) Ajax
13 55 (9.42%) RESTful
14 53 (9.08%) .NET Framework
15 45 (7.71%) Backbone.js
16 40 (6.85%) SOAP
17 34 (5.82%) Symfony
18 31 (5.31%) LAMP
19 30 (5.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.96%) Computer Science
2 35 (5.99%) Open Source
3 27 (4.62%) iPhone
4 26 (4.45%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.42%) Animation
6 18 (3.08%) iPad
7 17 (2.91%) Digital Media
7 17 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (2.23%) Social Network
9 11 (1.88%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.88%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (1.54%) Streaming Media
12 8 (1.37%) W3C
13 7 (1.20%) Derivative
14 6 (1.03%) Equities
15 5 (0.86%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.86%) Video on Demand
15 5 (0.86%) STB
15 5 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 66 (11.30%) Linux
2 58 (9.93%) Android
3 54 (9.25%) UNIX
4 45 (7.71%) Apple iOS
5 44 (7.53%) Windows
6 19 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.17%) Debian
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (69.18%) OO
2 193 (33.05%) TDD
3 182 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (19.35%) MVC
5 97 (16.61%) BDD
6 89 (15.24%) Scrum
7 80 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
8 77 (13.18%) Unit Testing
8 77 (13.18%) E-Commerce
9 52 (8.90%) Software Engineering
10 50 (8.56%) Android Development
11 49 (8.39%) Multithreading
12 48 (8.22%) Web Development
13 44 (7.53%) DevOps
14 41 (7.02%) Kanban
15 40 (6.85%) iOS Development
16 38 (6.51%) Responsive Web Design
17 35 (5.99%) Content Management
18 34 (5.82%) OOD
19 27 (4.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 258 (44.18%) JavaScript
2 160 (27.40%) C#
3 148 (25.34%) Java
4 127 (21.75%) PHP
5 124 (21.23%) SQL
6 59 (10.10%) Python
7 53 (9.08%) C++
8 33 (5.65%) Objective-C
9 32 (5.48%) Ruby
10 30 (5.14%) PHP5
11 26 (4.45%) C
12 19 (3.25%) Shell Script
13 18 (3.08%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.05%) Scala
15 11 (1.88%) Perl
16 10 (1.71%) Groovy
16 10 (1.71%) Embedded C
17 8 (1.37%) VB.NET
18 6 (1.03%) PowerShell
18 6 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (12.50%) Degree
2 12 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.51%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.34%) GISP
5 2 (0.34%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.77%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) SLA
3 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.34%) Varnish
1 2 (0.34%) vCloud
1 2 (0.34%) HDFS
1 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.17%) Xen
2 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (2.05%) Puppet
2 11 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.03%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.68%) Salt
5 3 (0.51%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.51%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.34%) OpenIDM
6 2 (0.34%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.34%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.17%) collectd
7 1 (0.17%) StatsD
7 1 (0.17%) logstash
7 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 47 (8.05%) Zend
2 25 (4.28%) Oracle
3 22 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.25%) Facebook
5 16 (2.74%) Google
6 14 (2.40%) Apple
7 12 (2.05%) Twitter
8 8 (1.37%) Perforce
9 7 (1.20%) Sybase
10 6 (1.03%) Splunk
10 6 (1.03%) hybris
11 5 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.86%) Fidessa
11 5 (0.86%) IBM
11 5 (0.86%) Rackspace
12 4 (0.68%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.68%) Adobe
13 3 (0.51%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.51%) Software AG
13 3 (0.51%) SaltStack
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £45000 per annum + FTC
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £400 per month
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £380 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London (Bank)
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £80 - £100 per day
Posted: 8 days ago