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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 209 208 200
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing OOP 248 236 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.08% 1.05% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.31% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 185 199
Average daily rate £448 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +17.78%
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
19259 18083 18813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.70% 80.71% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13992 12630 13319
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 257 230
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.34 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +18 35 £475 +11.76% 38
Uxbridge - 4 £328 -
Croydon - 2 £363 -
Westminster - 2 £433 - 1
Canary Wharf -2 1 £685 +31.73%
Wembley - 1 £425 -
Osterley - 1 £515 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 335 (70.08%) OO
2 268 (56.07%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (48.95%) JavaScript
4 207 (43.31%) HTML
5 200 (41.84%) Java
6 185 (38.70%) TDD
7 168 (35.15%) CSS
8 135 (28.24%) HTML5
9 122 (25.52%) MySQL
10 121 (25.31%) C#
11 120 (25.10%) CSS3
12 118 (24.69%) BDD
13 113 (23.64%) .NET
14 111 (23.22%) Git (software)
15 105 (21.97%) jQuery
16 96 (20.08%) AngularJS
17 89 (18.62%) Web Services
18 88 (18.41%) SQL Server
18 88 (18.41%) Node.js
19 86 (17.99%) MVC
19 86 (17.99%) Scrum
20 83 (17.36%) SQL
21 82 (17.15%) Spring
22 81 (16.95%) NoSQL
23 77 (16.11%) PHP
24 76 (15.90%) Relational Database
25 75 (15.69%) JSON
26 72 (15.06%) Linux
27 71 (14.85%) REST
28 69 (14.44%) RESTful

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 88 (18.41%) Node.js
2 42 (8.79%) Tomcat
3 39 (8.16%) JBoss
4 33 (6.90%) Apache
5 20 (4.18%) nginx
6 16 (3.35%) Jetty
7 15 (3.14%) CMS
8 12 (2.51%) Apache Solr
8 12 (2.51%) Drupal
9 9 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.88%) GlassFish
9 9 (1.88%) WordPress
10 7 (1.46%) Alfresco
10 7 (1.46%) SharePoint
11 6 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.05%) Confluence
12 5 (1.05%) IIS
12 5 (1.05%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.84%) Magnolia
Applications
1 5 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.63%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.72%) Endur
2 7 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.26%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.63%) Magento
6 2 (0.42%) Revive Adserver
7 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.21%) RMDS
7 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.30%) Force.com
3 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.67%) SaaS
4 7 (1.46%) GitHub
5 5 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.05%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.84%) Heroku
7 3 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.42%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.21%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.07%) HTTP
2 14 (2.93%) DNS
3 9 (1.88%) FTP
3 9 (1.88%) SSL
4 8 (1.67%) DHCP
4 8 (1.67%) IPsec
4 8 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.46%) Internet
6 3 (0.63%) Firewall
6 3 (0.63%) Network Security
6 3 (0.63%) SNMP
7 2 (0.42%) SSH
8 1 (0.21%) DVB
8 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.21%) Intranet
8 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (25.52%) MySQL
2 88 (18.41%) SQL Server
3 81 (16.95%) NoSQL
4 76 (15.90%) Relational Database
5 40 (8.37%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (6.90%) MongoDB
7 25 (5.23%) RDBMS
7 25 (5.23%) Redis
7 25 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (4.60%) Jackrabbit
9 17 (3.56%) Apache Hive
9 17 (3.56%) Neo4j
10 16 (3.35%) Impala
11 13 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (2.09%) Big Data
13 6 (1.26%) Hadoop
14 5 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 111 (23.22%) Git (software)
2 44 (9.21%) Subversion
3 41 (8.58%) TeamCity
4 38 (7.95%) JUnit
5 37 (7.74%) Maven
6 36 (7.53%) Jenkins
6 36 (7.53%) JIRA
7 33 (6.90%) Grunt
8 32 (6.69%) Mockito
9 31 (6.49%) Selenium
10 25 (5.23%) NUnit
11 24 (5.02%) Jasmine
12 22 (4.60%) Cucumber
13 19 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (3.35%) Ant
15 15 (3.14%) Travis CI
15 15 (3.14%) WebDriver
16 14 (2.93%) MSTest
17 10 (2.09%) Liquibase
17 10 (2.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (12.13%) Finance
2 38 (7.95%) Banking
3 31 (6.49%) Front Office
4 24 (5.02%) Marketing
5 13 (2.72%) Retail
6 12 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.09%) Back Office
7 10 (2.09%) Games
8 7 (1.46%) Electronics
9 6 (1.26%) Advertising
9 6 (1.26%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.05%) Automotive
11 3 (0.63%) Legal
12 2 (0.42%) Publishing
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
13 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 405 (84.73%) Developer
2 83 (17.36%) Java Developer
3 71 (14.85%) Senior Developer
4 44 (9.21%) JavaScript Developer
5 43 (9.00%) C# Developer
6 34 (7.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 32 (6.69%) .NET Developer
8 31 (6.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 31 (6.49%) PHP Developer
9 30 (6.28%) Software Developer
10 27 (5.65%) Angular Developer
10 27 (5.65%) Node.js Developer
10 27 (5.65%) Python Developer
11 23 (4.81%) C++ Developer
12 22 (4.60%) Front Office Developer
13 21 (4.39%) Full Stack Developer
13 21 (4.39%) SQL Developer
14 19 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (3.97%) Senior Software Developer
14 19 (3.97%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (43.31%) HTML
2 168 (35.15%) CSS
3 135 (28.24%) HTML5
4 120 (25.10%) CSS3
5 113 (23.64%) .NET
6 105 (21.97%) jQuery
7 96 (20.08%) AngularJS
8 89 (18.62%) Web Services
9 82 (17.15%) Spring
10 75 (15.69%) JSON
11 71 (14.85%) REST
12 69 (14.44%) RESTful
13 51 (10.67%) Ajax
14 50 (10.46%) XML
15 47 (9.83%) .NET Framework
16 44 (9.21%) Sass
17 42 (8.79%) ASP.NET
17 42 (8.79%) SOAP
18 37 (7.74%) WCF
19 28 (5.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.81%) User Experience
2 22 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.60%) Derivative
3 19 (3.97%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.35%) Algorithms
5 15 (3.14%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.93%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.09%) Inversion of Control
7 10 (2.09%) N-Tier
7 10 (2.09%) Statistics
8 9 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.67%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.46%) Equities
10 7 (1.46%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.46%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.26%) iPhone
12 5 (1.05%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.84%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.84%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.06%) Linux
2 47 (9.83%) Windows
3 41 (8.58%) Unix
4 27 (5.65%) Android
5 23 (4.81%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.46%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.26%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.42%) CentOS
10 2 (0.42%) Debian
10 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.42%) Solaris
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (70.08%) OO
2 268 (56.07%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (38.70%) TDD
4 118 (24.69%) BDD
5 86 (17.99%) MVC
5 86 (17.99%) Scrum
6 69 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (12.76%) E-Commerce
8 52 (10.88%) Unit Testing
9 46 (9.62%) Multithreading
10 43 (9.00%) Software Engineering
11 41 (8.58%) Web Development
12 37 (7.74%) Test Automation
13 36 (7.53%) Kanban
13 36 (7.53%) Open Source
14 34 (7.11%) Front End Development
15 30 (6.28%) High Availability
15 30 (6.28%) Microservices
16 28 (5.86%) Automated Testing
17 26 (5.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 234 (48.95%) JavaScript
2 200 (41.84%) Java
3 121 (25.31%) C#
4 83 (17.36%) SQL
5 77 (16.11%) PHP
6 49 (10.25%) Python
7 46 (9.62%) C++
8 39 (8.16%) Ruby
9 27 (5.65%) Perl
9 27 (5.65%) T-SQL
10 13 (2.72%) Apex Code
10 13 (2.72%) Objective-C
10 13 (2.72%) Scala
10 13 (2.72%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.72%) VC++
11 12 (2.51%) SOQL
12 11 (2.30%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.26%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.26%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (11.09%) Degree
2 11 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.09%) MCPD
3 10 (2.09%) MCSD
4 5 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.63%) PhD
6 2 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.02%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.21%) MiFID
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (1.67%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (3.14%) Puppet
2 2 (0.42%) Ansible
2 2 (0.42%) logstash
2 2 (0.42%) Nagios
3 1 (0.21%) cPanel
3 1 (0.21%) Oozie
3 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (12.55%) Oracle
2 29 (6.07%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (2.72%) OpenLink
5 11 (2.30%) Google
6 8 (1.67%) Apple
6 8 (1.67%) hybris
7 7 (1.46%) Zend
8 5 (1.05%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.84%) Interwoven
9 4 (0.84%) Remedy
10 3 (0.63%) RedGate
10 3 (0.63%) Sybase
11 2 (0.42%) Adobe
11 2 (0.42%) DoubleClick
11 2 (0.42%) HP
11 2 (0.42%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.42%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.42%) VMware
12 1 (0.21%) Perforce
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