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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 219 183 143
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -40
Contract jobs citing OOP 216 289 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.91% 1.21% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.52% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 214 305
Average daily rate
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£441 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.89%
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
18950 18955 19371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.16% 78.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13553 13216 13545
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 218 237
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 -5 40 £450 +9.09% 27
Canary Wharf -7 2 £380 -33.91%
Hammersmith -3 1 £275 -38.88%
Wimbledon - 1 £275 - 1
Southwark - 1 £325 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 292 (70.36%) OO
2 241 (58.07%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (42.17%) JavaScript
4 165 (39.76%) HTML
5 154 (37.11%) Java
5 154 (37.11%) TDD
6 145 (34.94%) CSS
7 124 (29.88%) C#
8 103 (24.82%) SQL
9 101 (24.34%) jQuery
10 93 (22.41%) MVC
11 88 (21.20%) Web Services
12 86 (20.72%) HTML5
13 85 (20.48%) .NET
14 82 (19.76%) BDD
14 82 (19.76%) AngularJS
15 80 (19.28%) CSS3
15 80 (19.28%) Git (software)
15 80 (19.28%) JSON
16 76 (18.31%) Finance
17 74 (17.83%) XML
18 72 (17.35%) SQL Server
18 72 (17.35%) Unit Testing
19 70 (16.87%) Scrum
20 65 (15.66%) Ajax
21 63 (15.18%) Android
22 61 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
23 60 (14.46%) MySQL
23 60 (14.46%) PHP
24 55 (13.25%) C++

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 39 (9.40%) Node.js
2 28 (6.75%) Apache
3 16 (3.86%) JBoss
3 16 (3.86%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.17%) IIS
5 8 (1.93%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.69%) MQSeries
6 7 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.69%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.96%) CMS
8 3 (0.72%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.72%) Confluence
8 3 (0.72%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.48%) nginx
9 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.48%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 32 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.89%) MS Visio
2 12 (2.89%) MS Office
3 3 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.93%) GitHub
2 6 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.96%) PaaS
4 3 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.24%) SaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Force.com
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.24%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.06%) HTTP
2 13 (3.13%) Internet
3 9 (2.17%) SSL
4 7 (1.69%) Intranet
5 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.72%) FTP
6 2 (0.48%) Network Security
6 2 (0.48%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.48%) DVB
7 1 (0.24%) X.509
7 1 (0.24%) IPsec
7 1 (0.24%) DNS
7 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.24%) LDAP
7 1 (0.24%) VoIP
7 1 (0.24%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 60 (14.46%) MySQL
3 32 (7.71%) Relational Database
4 31 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (6.27%) MongoDB
6 18 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (4.10%) Redis
8 11 (2.65%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.41%) DB2
9 10 (2.41%) RDBMS
9 10 (2.41%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 7 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.45%) JasperReports
11 6 (1.45%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 80 (19.28%) Git (software)
2 45 (10.84%) Subversion
3 32 (7.71%) NUnit
4 26 (6.27%) Grunt
5 25 (6.02%) Xcode
6 23 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (4.82%) JIRA
8 18 (4.34%) TeamCity
9 17 (4.10%) Eclipse
9 17 (4.10%) Selenium
10 16 (3.86%) Cucumber
11 15 (3.61%) Android Studio
12 12 (2.89%) Ant
12 12 (2.89%) JUnit
12 12 (2.89%) Visual Studio
12 12 (2.89%) ReSharper
13 11 (2.65%) Maven
14 8 (1.93%) WebDriver
14 8 (1.93%) PHPUnit
14 8 (1.93%) Mockito
General
1 76 (18.31%) Finance
2 44 (10.60%) Banking
3 31 (7.47%) Front Office
4 30 (7.23%) Retail
5 20 (4.82%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.65%) Games
7 9 (2.17%) Marketing
7 9 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.20%) Advertising
8 5 (1.20%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.96%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.96%) Back Office
9 4 (0.96%) Legal
10 3 (0.72%) French Language
11 2 (0.48%) Law
11 2 (0.48%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 360 (86.75%) Developer
2 63 (15.18%) Senior Developer
3 58 (13.98%) Java Developer
4 46 (11.08%) .NET Developer
4 46 (11.08%) Android Developer
5 29 (6.99%) JavaScript Developer
5 29 (6.99%) C# Developer
6 27 (6.51%) PHP Developer
7 24 (5.78%) iOS Developer
8 22 (5.30%) Front-End Developer
9 15 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (3.61%) Python Developer
10 14 (3.37%) Web Developer
11 12 (2.89%) Analyst
11 12 (2.89%) Programmer
11 12 (2.89%) Senior Android Developer
12 11 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (2.17%) Mobile Developer
14 8 (1.93%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 8 (1.93%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (39.76%) HTML
2 145 (34.94%) CSS
3 101 (24.34%) jQuery
4 88 (21.20%) Web Services
5 86 (20.72%) HTML5
6 85 (20.48%) .NET
7 82 (19.76%) AngularJS
8 80 (19.28%) CSS3
8 80 (19.28%) JSON
9 74 (17.83%) XML
10 65 (15.66%) Ajax
11 46 (11.08%) REST
12 41 (9.88%) ASP.NET
13 38 (9.16%) SOAP
13 38 (9.16%) .NET Framework
14 34 (8.19%) RESTful
15 32 (7.71%) WCF
15 32 (7.71%) J2EE
16 30 (7.23%) Android SDK
17 28 (6.75%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.16%) Mobile App
2 37 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.02%) Inversion of Control
4 24 (5.78%) Computer Science
4 24 (5.78%) User Experience
5 21 (5.06%) iPhone
6 19 (4.58%) iPad
7 18 (4.34%) Derivative
8 16 (3.86%) Algorithms
9 15 (3.61%) Data Structures
9 15 (3.61%) Fixed Income
10 14 (3.37%) N-Tier
11 10 (2.41%) Smartphone
12 8 (1.93%) Social Network
13 7 (1.69%) Market Risk
14 6 (1.45%) Client/Server
15 5 (1.20%) Streaming Media
15 5 (1.20%) Visualisation
16 4 (0.96%) Animation
16 4 (0.96%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 63 (15.18%) Android
2 48 (11.57%) Apple iOS
3 36 (8.67%) Linux
4 32 (7.71%) UNIX
5 30 (7.23%) Windows
6 4 (0.96%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.48%) Debian
7 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.48%) CentOS
7 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (70.36%) OO
2 241 (58.07%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (37.11%) TDD
4 93 (22.41%) MVC
5 82 (19.76%) BDD
6 72 (17.35%) Unit Testing
7 70 (16.87%) Scrum
8 61 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (13.25%) E-Commerce
10 54 (13.01%) Android Development
11 34 (8.19%) iOS Development
11 34 (8.19%) UML
12 32 (7.71%) Multithreading
12 32 (7.71%) Software Engineering
13 29 (6.99%) SOA
13 29 (6.99%) Mobile Development
14 26 (6.27%) Responsive Web Design
15 22 (5.30%) Open Source
16 19 (4.58%) Kanban
17 18 (4.34%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 175 (42.17%) JavaScript
2 154 (37.11%) Java
3 124 (29.88%) C#
4 103 (24.82%) SQL
5 60 (14.46%) PHP
6 55 (13.25%) C++
7 49 (11.81%) Python
8 32 (7.71%) Objective-C
9 31 (7.47%) Ruby
10 15 (3.61%) T-SQL
11 14 (3.37%) Perl
12 13 (3.13%) VBA
13 11 (2.65%) Apple Swift
14 10 (2.41%) Shell Script
14 10 (2.41%) VB
15 9 (2.17%) C
15 9 (2.17%) PHP5
16 8 (1.93%) Scala
17 6 (1.45%) XPath
17 6 (1.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (8.43%) Degree
2 13 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.24%) MCT
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.51%) QA
2 5 (1.20%) COREP
2 5 (1.20%) FINREP
System Software
1 9 (2.17%) Docker
2 3 (0.72%) HDFS
3 2 (0.48%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (0.96%) Puppet
2 4 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.48%) Control-M
4 1 (0.24%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.24%) yum
4 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 51 (12.29%) Oracle
2 49 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.75%) Sybase
4 14 (3.37%) Google
5 12 (2.89%) Telerik
6 8 (1.93%) Zend
7 7 (1.69%) Talend
7 7 (1.69%) Cognos
7 7 (1.69%) Perforce
8 5 (1.20%) Adobe
9 4 (0.96%) Informatica
9 4 (0.96%) Appcelerator
9 4 (0.96%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.72%) Apple
10 3 (0.72%) SAP
11 2 (0.48%) IBM
11 2 (0.48%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.48%) Reuters
11 2 (0.48%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.48%) hybris
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