Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented (OO)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 106 71
Rank change year-on-year +27 -35 -12
Contract jobs citing OO 57 145 246
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.56% 2.23% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.48% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 132 210
Median daily rate £575 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -0.94%
10th Percentile £405 £463 £363
90th Percentile £800 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £575 £525
% change year-on-year - +9.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +169.23% -68.29%
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +169.23% -68.29%

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,965 5,854 6,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.16% 90.02% 88.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,367 4,578 4,845
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £338 £350 £331
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 74 104
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.67 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.37% +10.51% -6.50%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.25 £13.27
90th Percentile £51.55 £56.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +0.05%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for OO in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OO in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for OO in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OO in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for OO in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OO in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for OO in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OO.

1 33 (57.89%) Java
2 32 (56.14%) OOD
3 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (38.60%) Fixed Income
4 22 (38.60%) Test Automation
5 21 (36.84%) Electronic Trading
6 20 (35.09%) Multithreading
7 16 (28.07%) Scrum
8 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 14 (24.56%) SQL
9 14 (24.56%) C#
9 14 (24.56%) Finance
10 13 (22.81%) Banking
10 13 (22.81%) HTML
11 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
11 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
12 11 (19.30%) Derivative
12 11 (19.30%) Maven
12 11 (19.30%) AWS
12 11 (19.30%) Automated Trading
13 10 (17.54%) HTML5
13 10 (17.54%) Multithreaded Programming
13 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
13 10 (17.54%) Oracle
13 10 (17.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (15.79%) .NET
14 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
14 9 (15.79%) Microservices
14 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (14.04%) Robot Framework

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.26%) Confluence
2 2 (3.51%) Apache
2 2 (3.51%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.75%) JBoss
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) AWS
2 5 (8.77%) Azure
2 5 (8.77%) GCP
3 3 (5.26%) PaaS
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.75%) Google Play
5 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.28%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.26%) MySQL
5 2 (3.51%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (3.51%) Parquet
5 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.51%) Redis
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.75%) Big Data
6 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.75%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 11 (19.30%) Maven
3 8 (14.04%) Robot Framework
4 5 (8.77%) Ant
4 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.02%) JIRA
6 3 (5.26%) Selenium
7 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.51%) Gradle
8 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.75%) FishEye
8 1 (1.75%) Hudson
8 1 (1.75%) jMock
8 1 (1.75%) JUnit
8 1 (1.75%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.75%) Subversion
8 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Banking
3 7 (12.28%) Front Office
4 3 (5.26%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.51%) Law
6 1 (1.75%) Back Office
6 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (78.95%) Developer
2 21 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Agile Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (8.77%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Angular Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.02%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Software Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) HTML
2 10 (17.54%) HTML5
3 9 (15.79%) .NET
4 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 6 (10.53%) CSS
4 6 (10.53%) jQuery
4 6 (10.53%) Spring
4 6 (10.53%) Web Services
5 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (8.77%) REST
5 5 (8.77%) RESTful
5 5 (8.77%) Swing
6 4 (7.02%) .NET Core
6 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.02%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (7.02%) Node.js
6 4 (7.02%) React
6 4 (7.02%) XML
7 3 (5.26%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 22 (38.60%) Fixed Income
2 11 (19.30%) Derivative
3 10 (17.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (10.53%) Data Structures
6 3 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (3.51%) User Experience
8 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.75%) Clustering
8 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Android
2 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.75%) Unix
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) OOD
2 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (38.60%) Test Automation
4 21 (36.84%) Electronic Trading
5 20 (35.09%) Multithreading
6 16 (28.07%) Scrum
7 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
8 11 (19.30%) Automated Trading
9 10 (17.54%) Multithreaded Programming
10 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (15.79%) Microservices
11 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
12 7 (12.28%) MVC
12 7 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (10.53%) Analytics
13 6 (10.53%) Concurrent Programming
13 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
14 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
14 5 (8.77%) Investment Management
14 5 (8.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) Java
2 14 (24.56%) C#
2 14 (24.56%) SQL
3 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) Python
5 5 (8.77%) C
5 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.51%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) Java 8
6 2 (3.51%) R
7 1 (1.75%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.75%) MUMPS
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) Scala
7 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Terraform
2 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.75%) Ansible
3 1 (1.75%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.75%) Kibana
3 1 (1.75%) vRealize
3 1 (1.75%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.77%) Google
4 3 (5.26%) Databricks
5 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.75%) Foundry
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.75%) Murex
5 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.75%) Sybase