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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 202 192 163
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -29
Contract jobs citing OOP 231 265 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.03% 1.14% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.45% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 203 210
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £534 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £160.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £36.40 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+17.78% +13.75%
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
17516 18221 16711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.35% 78.23% 77.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12265 12963 11608
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.86% -3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 230 235
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -25.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.50 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 May 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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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 +32 56 £375 +1.35% 36
Canary Wharf -1 5 £520 -35.00%
Hammersmith - 1 £390 - 1
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 377 (67.20%) OO
2 326 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
3 278 (49.55%) Java
4 197 (35.12%) TDD
5 191 (34.05%) C#
6 187 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 185 (32.98%) HTML
8 150 (26.74%) SQL
9 144 (25.67%) .NET
10 141 (25.13%) CSS
11 122 (21.75%) jQuery
12 119 (21.21%) Scrum
13 116 (20.68%) MVC
14 107 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
15 103 (18.36%) BDD
16 100 (17.83%) SQL Server
17 99 (17.65%) HTML5
18 92 (16.40%) Python
19 90 (16.04%) Web Services
20 89 (15.86%) XML
21 84 (14.97%) Finance
22 82 (14.62%) PHP
22 82 (14.62%) AngularJS
23 81 (14.44%) C++
24 80 (14.26%) Linux
24 80 (14.26%) CSS3
25 79 (14.08%) JSON
26 71 (12.66%) ASP.NET
27 67 (11.94%) Banking
27 67 (11.94%) Unit Testing

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (5.53%) Node.js
2 22 (3.92%) WebLogic
3 17 (3.03%) Apache
4 15 (2.67%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.96%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.78%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.78%) Confluence
6 10 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (1.78%) CMS
7 8 (1.43%) WordPress
7 8 (1.43%) MQSeries
7 8 (1.43%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.43%) JBoss
8 7 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.07%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.07%) IIS
9 6 (1.07%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.43%) MS Office
3 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (1.07%) Magento
3 3 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.43%) GitHub
3 5 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.36%) SaaS
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.99%) Internet
2 20 (3.57%) HTTP
3 15 (2.67%) DNS
4 13 (2.32%) SSL
5 12 (2.14%) FTP
6 11 (1.96%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.78%) IPsec
7 10 (1.78%) DHCP
8 9 (1.60%) Network Security
9 6 (1.07%) Intranet
9 6 (1.07%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.53%) VPN
10 3 (0.53%) Firewall
11 2 (0.36%) AMQP
11 2 (0.36%) X.509
11 2 (0.36%) DVB
11 2 (0.36%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.36%) LDAP
12 1 (0.18%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (17.83%) SQL Server
2 66 (11.76%) MySQL
3 57 (10.16%) Relational Database
4 51 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (7.13%) NoSQL
6 37 (6.60%) MongoDB
7 30 (5.35%) RDBMS
8 26 (4.63%) Hadoop
8 26 (4.63%) Big Data
9 24 (4.28%) Oracle Database
10 20 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.67%) Apache Hive
11 15 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (2.50%) Redis
13 13 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (1.60%) HBase
15 9 (1.60%) Oracle9i Database
15 9 (1.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 66 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 59 (10.52%) Jenkins
3 56 (9.98%) Subversion
4 45 (8.02%) Cucumber
5 43 (7.66%) Maven
6 37 (6.60%) Selenium
7 35 (6.24%) JUnit
8 29 (5.17%) Eclipse
8 29 (5.17%) JIRA
9 28 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (4.63%) Android Studio
11 23 (4.10%) Ant
11 23 (4.10%) Visual Studio
12 18 (3.21%) Grunt
13 17 (3.03%) TeamCity
13 17 (3.03%) WebDriver
14 15 (2.67%) Calabash
14 15 (2.67%) Xcode
14 15 (2.67%) NUnit
14 15 (2.67%) ReSharper
General
1 84 (14.97%) Finance
2 67 (11.94%) Banking
3 41 (7.31%) Investment Banking
4 36 (6.42%) Front Office
5 17 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.85%) Advertising
6 16 (2.85%) Games
7 13 (2.32%) Marketing
8 12 (2.14%) Retail
9 10 (1.78%) Law
10 9 (1.60%) Publishing
11 7 (1.25%) Back Office
12 4 (0.71%) Local Government
12 4 (0.71%) Legal
13 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.18%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 459 (81.82%) Developer
2 92 (16.40%) Java Developer
3 75 (13.37%) Senior Developer
4 51 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 51 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 33 (5.88%) Python Developer
5 33 (5.88%) Android Developer
6 25 (4.46%) PHP Developer
7 23 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
8 22 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 22 (3.92%) Web Developer
9 19 (3.39%) Scala Developer
9 19 (3.39%) Analyst
9 19 (3.39%) Front-End Developer
10 18 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (2.85%) iOS Developer
11 16 (2.85%) Senior Android Developer
12 15 (2.67%) Hadoop Developer
12 15 (2.67%) Programmer
13 14 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (32.98%) HTML
2 144 (25.67%) .NET
3 141 (25.13%) CSS
4 122 (21.75%) jQuery
5 99 (17.65%) HTML5
6 90 (16.04%) Web Services
7 89 (15.86%) XML
8 82 (14.62%) AngularJS
9 80 (14.26%) CSS3
10 79 (14.08%) JSON
11 71 (12.66%) ASP.NET
12 55 (9.80%) Ajax
13 52 (9.27%) REST
14 51 (9.09%) J2EE
15 41 (7.31%) .NET Framework
16 36 (6.42%) RESTful
17 35 (6.24%) WCF
18 32 (5.70%) Android SDK
19 31 (5.53%) Spring
19 31 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.20%) Derivative
2 42 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.60%) Computer Science
4 34 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 33 (5.88%) User Experience
6 29 (5.17%) Data Structures
7 26 (4.63%) Algorithms
8 23 (4.10%) Open Source
9 17 (3.03%) Fixed Income
10 16 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (2.32%) N-Tier
12 12 (2.14%) Mobile Payment
13 11 (1.96%) Mathematics
14 9 (1.60%) Visualisation
14 9 (1.60%) Spread Betting
15 8 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
15 8 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (1.25%) Market Risk
17 6 (1.07%) iPad
17 6 (1.07%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.26%) Linux
2 54 (9.63%) UNIX
3 46 (8.20%) Android
4 38 (6.77%) Windows
5 31 (5.53%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.36%) Solaris
7 2 (0.36%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Debian
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (67.20%) OO
2 326 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (35.12%) TDD
4 119 (21.21%) Scrum
5 116 (20.68%) MVC
6 107 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
7 103 (18.36%) BDD
8 67 (11.94%) Unit Testing
9 60 (10.70%) E-Commerce
10 52 (9.27%) Software Engineering
11 46 (8.20%) SOA
11 46 (8.20%) UML
12 40 (7.13%) Multithreading
13 38 (6.77%) Automated Testing
14 35 (6.24%) Mentoring
15 34 (6.06%) OOD
16 33 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
16 33 (5.88%) DevOps
17 32 (5.70%) Android Development
18 31 (5.53%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 278 (49.55%) Java
2 191 (34.05%) C#
3 187 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 150 (26.74%) SQL
5 92 (16.40%) Python
6 82 (14.62%) PHP
7 81 (14.44%) C++
8 46 (8.20%) Ruby
9 38 (6.77%) Scala
10 23 (4.10%) T-SQL
11 20 (3.57%) Objective-C
12 16 (2.85%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.50%) PHP5
13 14 (2.50%) Perl
14 13 (2.32%) VB
15 12 (2.14%) VBA
16 11 (1.96%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.96%) XPath
17 8 (1.43%) Apple Swift
18 7 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (10.70%) Degree
2 29 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.85%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.60%) ISEB
4 9 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (1.60%) Sun Certification
4 9 (1.60%) OCPJP
5 6 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.70%) QA
2 5 (0.89%) COREP
2 5 (0.89%) FINREP
2 5 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (1.43%) HDFS
2 5 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.36%) Varnish
3 2 (0.36%) Docker
4 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (3.57%) Puppet
3 8 (1.43%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (1.25%) yum
5 6 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.89%) Ansible
6 5 (0.89%) Zenoss
7 4 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.53%) Jitterbit
9 2 (0.36%) Mesos
10 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.18%) Oozie
10 1 (0.18%) logstash
10 1 (0.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 63 (11.23%) Oracle
2 51 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.10%) Google
4 15 (2.67%) Telerik
5 14 (2.50%) Adobe
6 12 (2.14%) Zend
7 10 (1.78%) Sybase
8 8 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.25%) Talend
9 7 (1.25%) Apple
10 6 (1.07%) VMware
11 5 (0.89%) New Relic
11 5 (0.89%) SAP
12 4 (0.71%) Appcelerator
13 3 (0.53%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.53%) ExactTarget
13 3 (0.53%) Business Objects
13 3 (0.53%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.53%) Remedy
13 3 (0.53%) Infragistics
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