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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 236 171 156
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -15
Contract jobs citing OOP 197 319 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 1.36% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.72% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 251 256
Average daily rate
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£450 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.85 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -8.88%
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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -19 35 £475 +15.15% 27
Southwark - 1 £325 -
Hammersmith - 1 £275 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £275 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 294 (67.59%) OO
2 258 (59.31%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (39.08%) TDD
4 169 (38.85%) Java
5 164 (37.70%) JavaScript
6 154 (35.40%) HTML
7 142 (32.64%) CSS
8 140 (32.18%) C#
9 106 (24.37%) jQuery
10 104 (23.91%) SQL
11 101 (23.22%) .NET
12 100 (22.99%) MVC
13 94 (21.61%) BDD
14 90 (20.69%) Web Services
15 83 (19.08%) HTML5
15 83 (19.08%) JSON
16 82 (18.85%) Scrum
17 80 (18.39%) AngularJS
18 79 (18.16%) SQL Server
19 77 (17.70%) CSS3
20 76 (17.47%) Git (software)
21 73 (16.78%) Ajax
22 72 (16.55%) Finance
23 69 (15.86%) PHP
24 66 (15.17%) MySQL
24 66 (15.17%) Unit Testing
25 65 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
26 64 (14.71%) XML
27 60 (13.79%) E-Commerce
28 57 (13.10%) C++

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (7.13%) Node.js
2 23 (5.29%) Apache
3 15 (3.45%) JBoss
4 13 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.07%) IIS
7 7 (1.61%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.61%) MQSeries
7 7 (1.61%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.38%) Confluence
8 6 (1.38%) WordPress
9 5 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.92%) nginx
10 4 (0.92%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.92%) CMS
11 3 (0.69%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.69%) Mule
11 3 (0.69%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.84%) MS Visio
2 8 (1.84%) MS Office
3 3 (0.69%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (0.69%) Magento
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.84%) GitHub
3 5 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.46%) PaaS
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.23%) SaaS
6 1 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.23%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.37%) Internet
2 12 (2.76%) HTTP
3 6 (1.38%) DNS
4 5 (1.15%) Network Security
5 4 (0.92%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.92%) SSL
5 4 (0.92%) FTP
5 4 (0.92%) Intranet
6 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.69%) DVB
7 2 (0.46%) X.509
7 2 (0.46%) IPsec
7 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.46%) LDAP
7 2 (0.46%) DHCP
7 2 (0.46%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.23%) AMQP
8 1 (0.23%) CTI
8 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (18.16%) SQL Server
2 66 (15.17%) MySQL
3 40 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (7.82%) Relational Database
5 27 (6.21%) MongoDB
6 19 (4.37%) NoSQL
6 19 (4.37%) Redis
7 17 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.53%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.07%) DB2
9 9 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.07%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.61%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 7 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.61%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 76 (17.47%) Git (software)
2 47 (10.80%) Subversion
3 30 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (6.67%) NUnit
5 23 (5.29%) Cucumber
5 23 (5.29%) Grunt
6 22 (5.06%) JIRA
6 22 (5.06%) Selenium
6 22 (5.06%) Xcode
7 20 (4.60%) Jenkins
8 19 (4.37%) Maven
9 17 (3.91%) ReSharper
9 17 (3.91%) Eclipse
10 16 (3.68%) Ant
11 15 (3.45%) JUnit
11 15 (3.45%) TeamCity
11 15 (3.45%) Android Studio
12 13 (2.99%) WebDriver
13 12 (2.76%) Visual Studio
14 8 (1.84%) PHPUnit
General
1 72 (16.55%) Finance
2 45 (10.34%) Banking
3 30 (6.90%) Front Office
4 25 (5.75%) Retail
5 23 (5.29%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.99%) Games
7 10 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.07%) Marketing
9 6 (1.38%) Back Office
10 4 (0.92%) Advertising
10 4 (0.92%) French Language
10 4 (0.92%) Local Government
11 3 (0.69%) Law
11 3 (0.69%) Legal
12 2 (0.46%) Publishing
12 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 362 (83.22%) Developer
2 66 (15.17%) Senior Developer
2 66 (15.17%) Java Developer
3 51 (11.72%) .NET Developer
4 38 (8.74%) Android Developer
5 30 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 30 (6.90%) PHP Developer
6 26 (5.98%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (4.83%) iOS Developer
8 19 (4.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (3.91%) Front-End Developer
10 16 (3.68%) Analyst
11 13 (2.99%) Python Developer
11 13 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (2.99%) Senior Android Developer
12 12 (2.76%) Programmer
13 10 (2.30%) Web Developer
13 10 (2.30%) Scala Developer
14 9 (2.07%) Mobile Developer
14 9 (2.07%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (35.40%) HTML
2 142 (32.64%) CSS
3 106 (24.37%) jQuery
4 101 (23.22%) .NET
5 90 (20.69%) Web Services
6 83 (19.08%) JSON
6 83 (19.08%) HTML5
7 80 (18.39%) AngularJS
8 77 (17.70%) CSS3
9 73 (16.78%) Ajax
10 64 (14.71%) XML
11 52 (11.95%) ASP.NET
11 52 (11.95%) REST
12 45 (10.34%) .NET Framework
13 40 (9.20%) RESTful
14 38 (8.74%) J2EE
14 38 (8.74%) SOAP
15 33 (7.59%) Android SDK
16 30 (6.90%) Entity Framework
16 30 (6.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.13%) Mobile App
1 31 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.52%) Derivative
3 22 (5.06%) Inversion of Control
4 20 (4.60%) iPhone
4 20 (4.60%) User Experience
5 19 (4.37%) iPad
6 18 (4.14%) Data Structures
7 16 (3.68%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.68%) Computer Science
8 14 (3.22%) Fixed Income
9 13 (2.99%) N-Tier
10 10 (2.30%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.61%) Market Risk
12 6 (1.38%) Equities
13 5 (1.15%) Streaming Media
13 5 (1.15%) DTV
13 5 (1.15%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 57 (13.10%) Android
2 41 (9.43%) Apple iOS
3 38 (8.74%) Linux
4 24 (5.52%) UNIX
4 24 (5.52%) Windows
5 3 (0.69%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.46%) CoreOS
6 2 (0.46%) Debian
6 2 (0.46%) CentOS
6 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (67.59%) OO
2 258 (59.31%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (39.08%) TDD
4 100 (22.99%) MVC
5 94 (21.61%) BDD
6 82 (18.85%) Scrum
7 66 (15.17%) Unit Testing
8 65 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (13.79%) E-Commerce
10 46 (10.57%) Android Development
11 40 (9.20%) Software Engineering
12 39 (8.97%) SOA
13 36 (8.28%) UML
14 30 (6.90%) iOS Development
15 27 (6.21%) Multithreading
16 26 (5.98%) Migration
17 25 (5.75%) Responsive Web Design
18 24 (5.52%) Kanban
19 23 (5.29%) Mentoring
20 22 (5.06%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 169 (38.85%) Java
2 164 (37.70%) JavaScript
3 140 (32.18%) C#
4 104 (23.91%) SQL
5 69 (15.86%) PHP
6 57 (13.10%) C++
7 56 (12.87%) Python
8 39 (8.97%) Ruby
9 30 (6.90%) Objective-C
10 19 (4.37%) Scala
11 14 (3.22%) T-SQL
12 13 (2.99%) Perl
13 12 (2.76%) VBA
13 12 (2.76%) PHP5
14 11 (2.53%) Apple Swift
15 8 (1.84%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.61%) C
16 7 (1.61%) VB
17 6 (1.38%) VB.NET
17 6 (1.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (6.67%) Degree
2 15 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) MCT
4 1 (0.23%) ISEB
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.98%) QA
2 5 (1.15%) COREP
2 5 (1.15%) FINREP
System Software
1 7 (1.61%) Docker
2 3 (0.69%) HDFS
3 2 (0.46%) Varnish
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.84%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (1.84%) Puppet
3 6 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.92%) yum
4 4 (0.92%) Ansible
5 2 (0.46%) Mesos
5 2 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.46%) Control-M
5 2 (0.46%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.23%) Oozie
Vendors
1 49 (11.26%) Oracle
1 49 (11.26%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.29%) Sybase
3 17 (3.91%) Telerik
4 11 (2.53%) Google
5 10 (2.30%) Zend
6 7 (1.61%) Talend
7 5 (1.15%) Perforce
8 4 (0.92%) SAP
8 4 (0.92%) Cognos
8 4 (0.92%) Appcelerator
9 3 (0.69%) ExactTarget
9 3 (0.69%) Informatica
9 3 (0.69%) Infragistics
10 2 (0.46%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.46%) Reuters
10 2 (0.46%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.46%) Apple
10 2 (0.46%) IBM
10 2 (0.46%) Facebook
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