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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 213 153 189
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +36
Contract jobs citing OOP 221 321 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.06% 1.53% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.90% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 256 196
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £600 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +4.00%
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
17419 16877 17704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.50% 80.49% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12421 12105 12118
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 195 247
Average hourly rate £22.62 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -26 23 £431 -10.62% 38
Canary Wharf -1 2 £638 -12.06%
Osterley +2 1 £475 -3.06%
Greenwich - 1 £450 -
Clapham - 1 £275 -
Chiswick - 1 £450 -
Brentford - 1 - - 1
Ilford - 1 £263 -
Docklands, London - 1 £704 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 330 (72.21%) OO
2 269 (58.86%) Agile Software Development
3 232 (50.77%) JavaScript
4 204 (44.64%) HTML
5 189 (41.36%) Java
6 168 (36.76%) CSS
7 166 (36.32%) TDD
8 135 (29.54%) HTML5
9 120 (26.26%) BDD
10 111 (24.29%) CSS3
11 105 (22.98%) MySQL
11 105 (22.98%) C#
12 103 (22.54%) Git (software)
13 97 (21.23%) jQuery
13 97 (21.23%) MVC
14 89 (19.47%) Web Services
15 88 (19.26%) PHP
16 86 (18.82%) .NET
17 79 (17.29%) Scrum
17 79 (17.29%) Node.js
18 77 (16.85%) SQL Server
19 73 (15.97%) SQL
20 72 (15.75%) AngularJS
21 69 (15.10%) Linux
21 69 (15.10%) Unit Testing
22 68 (14.88%) Degree
23 67 (14.66%) JSON
24 64 (14.00%) Unix
25 62 (13.57%) RESTful
26 61 (13.35%) XML

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 79 (17.29%) Node.js
2 49 (10.72%) Apache
3 42 (9.19%) JBoss
4 29 (6.35%) Tomcat
5 18 (3.94%) CMS
6 17 (3.72%) Apache Solr
7 12 (2.63%) Drupal
8 10 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (1.75%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.75%) WordPress
10 6 (1.31%) Alfresco
11 5 (1.09%) Magnolia
11 5 (1.09%) nginx
12 4 (0.88%) IIS
13 3 (0.66%) Confluence
13 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.44%) GemFire
14 2 (0.44%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.31%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.09%) MS Office
4 4 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (2.19%) Endur
2 7 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
4 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.22%) Revive Adserver
4 1 (0.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.41%) Force.com
3 9 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (1.97%) SaaS
4 8 (1.75%) GitHub
4 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.31%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.44%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.44%) PaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Route 53
8 1 (0.22%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.25%) HTTP
2 12 (2.63%) Internet
3 5 (1.09%) SSL
4 4 (0.88%) DNS
4 4 (0.88%) Intranet
5 3 (0.66%) FTP
6 2 (0.44%) DHCP
6 2 (0.44%) Firewall
6 2 (0.44%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.44%) IPsec
6 2 (0.44%) Network Security
6 2 (0.44%) SMTP
6 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.22%) VoIP
7 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (22.98%) MySQL
2 77 (16.85%) SQL Server
3 60 (13.13%) Relational Database
4 53 (11.60%) MongoDB
5 47 (10.28%) NoSQL
6 40 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (7.22%) Redis
8 26 (5.69%) Jackrabbit
9 19 (4.16%) RDBMS
9 19 (4.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (2.41%) Big Data
13 10 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (1.53%) Hadoop
15 7 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
16 6 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (1.09%) DB2
18 4 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 103 (22.54%) Git (software)
2 46 (10.07%) Subversion
3 41 (8.97%) JIRA
4 34 (7.44%) Grunt
5 32 (7.00%) TeamCity
6 30 (6.56%) Mockito
7 26 (5.69%) Cucumber
8 25 (5.47%) Jenkins
9 22 (4.81%) Maven
10 18 (3.94%) NUnit
10 18 (3.94%) Selenium
11 14 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (2.84%) Jasmine
13 12 (2.63%) Liquibase
13 12 (2.63%) SpecFlow
14 11 (2.41%) Appium
14 11 (2.41%) Visual Studio
15 10 (2.19%) Xcode
16 9 (1.97%) JUnit
17 8 (1.75%) Moq
General
1 44 (9.63%) Finance
2 32 (7.00%) Marketing
3 31 (6.78%) Banking
4 29 (6.35%) Front Office
5 14 (3.06%) Retail
6 12 (2.63%) Games
7 11 (2.41%) Electronics
7 11 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.53%) Back Office
10 6 (1.31%) Advertising
10 6 (1.31%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Automotive
12 2 (0.44%) Law
12 2 (0.44%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 394 (86.21%) Developer
2 64 (14.00%) Java Developer
3 57 (12.47%) Senior Developer
4 55 (12.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 40 (8.75%) C# Developer
6 33 (7.22%) HTML Developer
6 33 (7.22%) PHP Developer
7 31 (6.78%) Node.js Developer
8 30 (6.56%) iOS Developer
9 27 (5.91%) .NET Developer
9 27 (5.91%) Android Developer
10 25 (5.47%) HTML CSS Developer
11 23 (5.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 22 (4.81%) Python Developer
13 20 (4.38%) Angular Developer
14 18 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (3.94%) C++ Developer
14 18 (3.94%) Front Office Developer
15 17 (3.72%) Software Developer
15 17 (3.72%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (44.64%) HTML
2 168 (36.76%) CSS
3 135 (29.54%) HTML5
4 111 (24.29%) CSS3
5 97 (21.23%) jQuery
6 89 (19.47%) Web Services
7 86 (18.82%) .NET
8 72 (15.75%) AngularJS
9 67 (14.66%) JSON
10 62 (13.57%) RESTful
11 61 (13.35%) XML
12 56 (12.25%) Ajax
12 56 (12.25%) REST
13 50 (10.94%) Spring
14 41 (8.97%) Sass
15 35 (7.66%) .NET Framework
16 34 (7.44%) ASP.NET
17 28 (6.13%) SOAP
18 24 (5.25%) Entity Framework
18 24 (5.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.28%) Computer Science
2 36 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.47%) User Experience
4 21 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.94%) Derivative
6 10 (2.19%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.19%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.19%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (1.97%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.75%) iPhone
9 7 (1.53%) Social Network
10 6 (1.31%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.31%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.09%) Animation
11 5 (1.09%) iPad
11 5 (1.09%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.09%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (0.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 69 (15.10%) Linux
2 64 (14.00%) Unix
3 49 (10.72%) Windows
4 44 (9.63%) Apple iOS
5 43 (9.41%) Android
6 8 (1.75%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.09%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.66%) Debian
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.44%) CentOS
9 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.44%) Solaris
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (72.21%) OO
2 269 (58.86%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (36.32%) TDD
4 120 (26.26%) BDD
5 97 (21.23%) MVC
6 79 (17.29%) Scrum
7 69 (15.10%) Unit Testing
8 52 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (10.50%) E-Commerce
10 39 (8.53%) Software Engineering
11 36 (7.88%) Multithreading
11 36 (7.88%) Open Source
12 34 (7.44%) Responsive Web Design
13 32 (7.00%) Kanban
14 30 (6.56%) iOS Development
15 28 (6.13%) Automated Testing
16 27 (5.91%) Android Development
16 27 (5.91%) Mobile Development
17 26 (5.69%) Continuous Delivery
17 26 (5.69%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 232 (50.77%) JavaScript
2 189 (41.36%) Java
3 105 (22.98%) C#
4 88 (19.26%) PHP
5 73 (15.97%) SQL
6 49 (10.72%) Python
7 42 (9.19%) C++
8 37 (8.10%) Ruby
9 30 (6.56%) Perl
10 20 (4.38%) T-SQL
11 18 (3.94%) Objective-C
12 16 (3.50%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.63%) Apex Code
13 12 (2.63%) Scala
14 11 (2.41%) C
14 11 (2.41%) SOQL
15 10 (2.19%) VC++
16 8 (1.75%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.53%) ActionScript
18 6 (1.31%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 68 (14.88%) Degree
2 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.09%) ISEB
3 5 (1.09%) MCPD
3 5 (1.09%) MCSD
4 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.47%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.22%) MiFID
3 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (2.84%) Docker
2 3 (0.66%) HDFS
3 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (1.75%) Puppet
2 2 (0.44%) Ansible
2 2 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.44%) logstash
2 2 (0.44%) Nagios
3 1 (0.22%) cPanel
3 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.22%) Oozie
3 1 (0.22%) SCOM
3 1 (0.22%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (6.78%) Oracle
2 21 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.50%) Google
4 12 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (2.19%) OpenLink
6 8 (1.75%) Adobe
7 7 (1.53%) Apple
7 7 (1.53%) Sybase
8 6 (1.31%) Zend
9 5 (1.09%) hybris
9 5 (1.09%) Interwoven
9 5 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.66%) HP
10 3 (0.66%) Red Gate
11 2 (0.44%) Nuxeo
11 2 (0.44%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.44%) VMware
12 1 (0.22%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.22%) Demandware
12 1 (0.22%) Kony
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