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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 47 50
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing OO 139 150 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.22% 4.41% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 5.14% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 133 191
Median daily rate £525 £475 £499
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £24.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.67 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +17.69% +1.25%  

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2903 2921 4710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.08% 85.81% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2223 2386 3712
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £44.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OO in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OO.

1 138 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
1 138 (52.87%) TDD
2 106 (40.61%) Java
3 104 (39.85%) JavaScript
4 90 (34.48%) Finance
5 80 (30.65%) HTML
6 77 (29.50%) CSS
7 70 (26.82%) C#
7 70 (26.82%) SQL
8 65 (24.90%) Banking
9 62 (23.75%) AngularJS
10 56 (21.46%) OOP
11 55 (21.07%) BDD
12 53 (20.31%) HTML5
13 52 (19.92%) OOD
14 51 (19.54%) Spring
15 50 (19.16%) .NET
16 48 (18.39%) Linux
16 48 (18.39%) Unit Testing
17 46 (17.62%) NoSQL
18 45 (17.24%) Front Office
19 42 (16.09%) Multithreading
20 41 (15.71%) Unix
21 39 (14.94%) REST
22 37 (14.18%) Node.js
22 37 (14.18%) Test Automation
22 37 (14.18%) React
23 35 (13.41%) Git (software)
24 34 (13.03%) RESTful
25 33 (12.64%) Continuous Integration

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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 11 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.83%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.68%) Mule
3 7 (2.68%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.53%) Apache
4 4 (1.53%) JBoss
5 3 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.15%) CMS
5 3 (1.15%) Confluence
5 3 (1.15%) IIS
5 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.77%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.77%) Drupal
6 2 (0.77%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.77%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.38%) MTS
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.38%) Actimize
2 1 (0.38%) Endur
2 1 (0.38%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.53%) GitHub
3 4 (1.53%) Heroku
4 1 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (0.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.15%) HTTP
3 2 (0.77%) Internet
3 2 (0.77%) Intranet
4 1 (0.38%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.38%) Extranet
4 1 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.38%) Firewall
4 1 (0.38%) LAN
4 1 (0.38%) Network Security
4 1 (0.38%) SSL
4 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.62%) NoSQL
2 30 (11.49%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.51%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (6.51%) Big Data
3 17 (6.51%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.75%) MySQL
5 13 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.21%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.07%) KDB
8 7 (2.68%) MarkLogic
9 6 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.92%) Kdb+
11 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.15%) DB2
12 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.15%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 29 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 20 (7.66%) Maven
3 20 (7.66%) Mockito
4 19 (7.28%) JIRA
4 19 (7.28%) JUnit
5 15 (5.75%) Selenium
5 15 (5.75%) Subversion
6 14 (5.36%) Cucumber
7 13 (4.98%) WebDriver
8 12 (4.60%) Moq
9 11 (4.21%) NUnit
10 9 (3.45%) SpecFlow
10 9 (3.45%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (2.68%) Visual Studio
12 6 (2.30%) EasyMock
13 5 (1.92%) Gradle
13 5 (1.92%) Jasmine
13 5 (1.92%) MSTest
General
1 90 (34.48%) Finance
2 65 (24.90%) Banking
3 45 (17.24%) Front Office
4 27 (10.34%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.45%) Publishing
6 6 (2.30%) Retail
7 5 (1.92%) Digital Economy
7 5 (1.92%) Marketing
7 5 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.15%) Advertising
9 2 (0.77%) Back Office
9 2 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 226 (86.59%) Developer
2 69 (26.44%) Senior Developer
3 62 (23.75%) Java Developer
4 40 (15.33%) C# Developer
5 27 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
6 24 (9.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 21 (8.05%) .NET Developer
8 20 (7.66%) JavaScript Developer
9 19 (7.28%) Senior C# Developer
10 18 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (5.36%) Python Developer
12 13 (4.98%) AWS Developer
13 12 (4.60%) Node.js Developer
14 11 (4.21%) Angular Developer
14 11 (4.21%) AWS DevOps
14 11 (4.21%) DevOps Developer
14 11 (4.21%) Software Developer
15 10 (3.83%) Software Engineer
16 8 (3.07%) C++ Software Engineer
16 8 (3.07%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (30.65%) HTML
2 77 (29.50%) CSS
3 62 (23.75%) AngularJS
4 53 (20.31%) HTML5
5 51 (19.54%) Spring
6 50 (19.16%) .NET
7 39 (14.94%) REST
8 37 (14.18%) Node.js
8 37 (14.18%) React
9 34 (13.03%) RESTful
10 33 (12.64%) XML
11 32 (12.26%) WCF
12 31 (11.88%) CSS3
13 29 (11.11%) WPF
14 24 (9.20%) Web Services
15 21 (8.05%) jQuery
16 20 (7.66%) SOAP
17 18 (6.90%) Hibernate
18 17 (6.51%) Task Parallel Library
19 16 (6.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.96%) Data Structures
1 26 (9.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 26 (9.96%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 20 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.51%) Algorithms
5 16 (6.13%) Client/Server
6 15 (5.75%) Hedge funds
7 14 (5.36%) Derivative
7 14 (5.36%) Fintech
8 12 (4.60%) Fixed Income
9 10 (3.83%) NHS
10 9 (3.45%) iPad
10 9 (3.45%) Mobile App
11 7 (2.68%) User Experience
12 5 (1.92%) Photography
12 5 (1.92%) Reinsurance
12 5 (1.92%) Social Media
13 4 (1.53%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.53%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.39%) Linux
2 41 (15.71%) Unix
3 9 (3.45%) Windows
4 8 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.68%) Android
6 4 (1.53%) CentOS
7 3 (1.15%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
1 138 (52.87%) TDD
2 56 (21.46%) OOP
3 55 (21.07%) BDD
4 52 (19.92%) OOD
5 48 (18.39%) Unit Testing
6 42 (16.09%) Multithreading
7 37 (14.18%) Test Automation
8 33 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (12.64%) Scrum
9 31 (11.88%) MVC
10 28 (10.73%) Front End Development
11 26 (9.96%) Software Engineering
12 23 (8.81%) DevOps
12 23 (8.81%) Open Source
13 22 (8.43%) Microservices
13 22 (8.43%) Pair Programming
14 21 (8.05%) Mentoring
14 21 (8.05%) SOLID
15 19 (7.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 106 (40.61%) Java
2 104 (39.85%) JavaScript
3 70 (26.82%) C#
3 70 (26.82%) SQL
4 24 (9.20%) Python
5 21 (8.05%) C++
6 17 (6.51%) TypeScript
7 16 (6.13%) ES6
8 13 (4.98%) PHP
9 10 (3.83%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.45%) Scala
11 8 (3.07%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.68%) Apple Swift
12 7 (2.68%) Objective-C
12 7 (2.68%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.30%) Ruby
14 4 (1.53%) Groovy
15 2 (0.77%) C
15 2 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (9.20%) Degree
2 15 (5.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.30%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.15%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.77%) CFA
5 2 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.60%) MiFID
1 12 (4.60%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (5.75%) Puppet
2 5 (1.92%) Terraform
3 4 (1.53%) logstash
4 1 (0.38%) Ansible
4 1 (0.38%) Control-M
4 1 (0.38%) Marathon
4 1 (0.38%) Mesos
4 1 (0.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 19 (7.28%) Oracle
2 8 (3.07%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.68%) Sybase
4 6 (2.30%) Apple
4 6 (2.30%) Bloomberg
5 5 (1.92%) ION Trading
6 4 (1.53%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.15%) IBM
7 3 (1.15%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.77%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.77%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.77%) FXall
8 2 (0.77%) Perforce
8 2 (0.77%) Reuters
8 2 (0.77%) Tableau
9 1 (0.38%) Apigee
9 1 (0.38%) comScore
9 1 (0.38%) Veracode
9 1 (0.38%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.38%) Xamarin
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