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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 53 43
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10  
Contract jobs citing OO 128 124 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.13% 3.64% 4.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 4.16% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 102 191
Median daily rate £513 £481 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £327 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

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 2657 2978 4235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.65% 87.49% 82.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2076 2386 3276
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.78 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +6.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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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 30 March 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 30 March 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.

1 136 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (50.61%) TDD
3 91 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 85 (34.41%) Java
5 84 (34.01%) HTML
5 84 (34.01%) CSS
6 81 (32.79%) Finance
7 70 (28.34%) OOP
8 66 (26.72%) C#
9 57 (23.08%) BDD
10 56 (22.67%) SQL
11 52 (21.05%) .NET
11 52 (21.05%) Linux
12 51 (20.65%) Banking
12 51 (20.65%) AngularJS
13 49 (19.84%) RESTful
14 45 (18.22%) HTML5
15 41 (16.60%) Unit Testing
16 40 (16.19%) NoSQL
17 38 (15.38%) Scrum
18 37 (14.98%) XML
19 36 (14.57%) Web Services
19 36 (14.57%) OOD
19 36 (14.57%) CSS3
20 35 (14.17%) jQuery
20 35 (14.17%) Unix
20 35 (14.17%) MVC
21 33 (13.36%) REST
22 32 (12.96%) Git (software)
23 31 (12.55%) 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 7 (2.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 7 (2.83%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.43%) Mule
2 6 (2.43%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.02%) Apache
4 4 (1.62%) CMS
4 4 (1.62%) Confluence
5 3 (1.21%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.81%) Drupal
6 2 (0.81%) IIS
6 2 (0.81%) JBoss
6 2 (0.81%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.81%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.40%) MTS
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Endur
2 2 (0.81%) Global One
2 2 (0.81%) Minerva
2 2 (0.81%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.81%) Tesseract
3 1 (0.40%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.43%) GitHub
3 4 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.62%) HTTP
3 2 (0.81%) Firewall
3 2 (0.81%) Internet
3 2 (0.81%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.40%) Extranet
4 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.40%) LAN
4 1 (0.40%) LDAP
4 1 (0.40%) Network Security
4 1 (0.40%) SNMP
4 1 (0.40%) SSL
4 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.19%) NoSQL
2 27 (10.93%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.07%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (6.07%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.26%) Big Data
5 12 (4.86%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.02%) KDB
7 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.21%) DB2
9 3 (1.21%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.21%) MySQL
9 3 (1.21%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.81%) Kdb+
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.40%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.40%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.50%) WebDriver
3 19 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 19 (7.69%) JIRA
3 19 (7.69%) Mockito
4 18 (7.29%) Selenium
5 16 (6.48%) Moq
6 15 (6.07%) Maven
6 15 (6.07%) NUnit
7 14 (5.67%) JUnit
8 13 (5.26%) Cucumber
9 11 (4.45%) MSTest
10 7 (2.83%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.83%) Subversion
10 7 (2.83%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.43%) EasyMock
11 6 (2.43%) Gradle
12 5 (2.02%) Grunt
12 5 (2.02%) Jasmine
12 5 (2.02%) jMock
General
1 81 (32.79%) Finance
2 51 (20.65%) Banking
3 20 (8.10%) Investment Banking
4 19 (7.69%) Front Office
5 7 (2.83%) Marketing
6 6 (2.43%) Retail
7 5 (2.02%) Back Office
7 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.21%) Advertising
8 3 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.21%) Publishing
9 2 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 213 (86.23%) Developer
2 62 (25.10%) Senior Developer
3 45 (18.22%) Java Developer
4 29 (11.74%) C# Developer
5 24 (9.72%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (8.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (7.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 17 (6.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 17 (6.88%) Node.js Developer
8 17 (6.88%) Software Developer
9 16 (6.48%) .NET Developer
9 16 (6.48%) Python Developer
10 12 (4.86%) Developer in Test
11 11 (4.45%) C++ Developer
11 11 (4.45%) PHP Developer
11 11 (4.45%) Senior C# Developer
12 10 (4.05%) Angular Developer
12 10 (4.05%) Front Office Developer
13 9 (3.64%) Applications Developer
13 9 (3.64%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (34.01%) CSS
1 84 (34.01%) HTML
2 52 (21.05%) .NET
3 51 (20.65%) AngularJS
4 49 (19.84%) RESTful
5 45 (18.22%) HTML5
6 37 (14.98%) XML
7 36 (14.57%) CSS3
7 36 (14.57%) Web Services
8 35 (14.17%) jQuery
9 33 (13.36%) REST
10 31 (12.55%) Spring
11 28 (11.34%) Node.js
12 24 (9.72%) WCF
13 23 (9.31%) React
14 21 (8.50%) RabbitMQ
15 19 (7.69%) .NET Framework
16 18 (7.29%) JSON
17 17 (6.88%) Ajax
17 17 (6.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (5.67%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 12 (4.86%) Client/Server
5 12 (4.86%) User Experience
6 11 (4.45%) Algorithms
6 11 (4.45%) Derivative
6 11 (4.45%) Fintech
6 11 (4.45%) Mobile App
7 10 (4.05%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.64%) Fixed Income
8 9 (3.64%) iPad
9 5 (2.02%) Equities
9 5 (2.02%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.62%) NHS
10 4 (1.62%) OTC Derivatives
10 4 (1.62%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.05%) Linux
2 35 (14.17%) Unix
3 17 (6.88%) Windows
4 8 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.02%) Android
5 5 (2.02%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.62%) CentOS
7 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Debian
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (50.61%) TDD
3 70 (28.34%) OOP
4 57 (23.08%) BDD
5 41 (16.60%) Unit Testing
6 38 (15.38%) Scrum
7 36 (14.57%) OOD
8 35 (14.17%) MVC
9 31 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (11.74%) Multithreading
11 26 (10.53%) Front End Development
12 23 (9.31%) Mentoring
13 20 (8.10%) Pair Programming
13 20 (8.10%) SOA
14 19 (7.69%) DevOps
14 19 (7.69%) Microservices
15 18 (7.29%) Data Modelling
15 18 (7.29%) E-Commerce
15 18 (7.29%) Open Source
15 18 (7.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 91 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 85 (34.41%) Java
3 66 (26.72%) C#
4 56 (22.67%) SQL
5 30 (12.15%) C++
6 27 (10.93%) Python
7 19 (7.69%) PHP
8 12 (4.86%) Scala
9 11 (4.45%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.64%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.64%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.83%) Apple Swift
11 7 (2.83%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.43%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.02%) ES6
13 5 (2.02%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.62%) C
14 4 (1.62%) Groovy
14 4 (1.62%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (5.67%) Degree
2 5 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) CFA
4 2 (0.81%) ISEB
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.64%) QA
2 4 (1.62%) MiFID
3 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (4.05%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (5.67%) Puppet
2 13 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.81%) Ansible
3 2 (0.81%) Terraform
4 1 (0.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (6.88%) Oracle
2 13 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.43%) Zend
4 5 (2.02%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.02%) Sybase
5 4 (1.62%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.21%) Adobe
6 3 (1.21%) OpenLink
6 3 (1.21%) Perforce
7 2 (0.81%) Apple
7 2 (0.81%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.81%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.81%) Fidessa
7 2 (0.81%) Google
7 2 (0.81%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.81%) Tableau
7 2 (0.81%) Veracode
7 2 (0.81%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.40%) Apigee
8 1 (0.40%) Blue Prism
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