Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 123 70 111
Rank change year-on-year -53 +41 -42
Contract jobs citing OO 54 45 138
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.48% 2.54% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.85% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 131
10th Percentile £350 £496 £438
25th Percentile £413 £575 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £544 £650 £600
Median % change year-on-year -16.35% +8.33% +14.29%
75th Percentile £714 £725 £688
90th Percentile £835 £790 £725
Central London median daily rate £538 £650 £575
% change year-on-year -17.31% +13.04% +9.52%

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 3,308 1,580 5,664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.58% 89.06% 90.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,455 1,160 4,484
10th Percentile £363 £313 £338
25th Percentile £461 £417 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +3.96%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £520
% change year-on-year +7.32% -1.44% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 33 66
10th Percentile £11.15 £13.11 £11.25
25th Percentile £14.81 £17.00 £12.04
Median hourly rate £27.75 £33.50 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -17.16% +103.03% -11.76%
75th Percentile £38.50 £46.00 £23.69
90th Percentile £63.25 £51.55 £45.82
Central London median hourly rate £25.25 £32.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -22.90% +72.37% +1.60%

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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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021, 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 25 (46.30%) Java
2 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.33%) OOP
4 15 (27.78%) Scrum
4 15 (27.78%) Microservices
5 14 (25.93%) Banking
5 14 (25.93%) C#
5 14 (25.93%) HTML
6 13 (24.07%) .NET
6 13 (24.07%) OOD
6 13 (24.07%) TDD
6 13 (24.07%) Spring
7 12 (22.22%) Finance
7 12 (22.22%) RESTful
7 12 (22.22%) BDD
7 12 (22.22%) REST
8 11 (20.37%) CSS
8 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (18.52%) Maven
9 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
10 9 (16.67%) MySQL
10 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 9 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (16.67%) Spring Boot
10 9 (16.67%) Full Stack Development
11 8 (14.81%) DevOps
11 8 (14.81%) SOLID
11 8 (14.81%) AngularJS
11 8 (14.81%) Jenkins

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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 5 (9.26%) Moodle
2 3 (5.56%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Magento
2 1 (1.85%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) AWS
1 7 (12.96%) Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.56%) Serverless
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) MySQL
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.56%) Big Data
3 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) KDB
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Redis
5 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Maven
2 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.41%) JMeter
4 4 (7.41%) Selenium
5 3 (5.56%) Appium
5 3 (5.56%) LoadRunner
5 3 (5.56%) Postman
5 3 (5.56%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.70%) Ant
6 2 (3.70%) JIRA
6 2 (3.70%) Mocha
6 2 (3.70%) webpack
7 1 (1.85%) Gradle
7 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.85%) TestNG
7 1 (1.85%) TestRail
General
1 14 (25.93%) Banking
2 12 (22.22%) Finance
3 7 (12.96%) Social Skills
4 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (9.26%) Front Office
6 4 (7.41%) Retail
7 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.85%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.85%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (75.93%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 5 (9.26%) AWS Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Front Office Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Moodle Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) PHP Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.56%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (5.56%) Java Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Quantitative Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Scala Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) HTML
2 13 (24.07%) .NET
2 13 (24.07%) Spring
3 12 (22.22%) REST
3 12 (22.22%) RESTful
4 11 (20.37%) CSS
5 9 (16.67%) Spring Boot
6 8 (14.81%) AngularJS
7 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
8 6 (11.11%) Kafka
8 6 (11.11%) WPF
9 5 (9.26%) JMS
9 5 (9.26%) Web Services
10 4 (7.41%) Gherkin
10 4 (7.41%) React
11 3 (5.56%) Apache Camel
11 3 (5.56%) HTML5
11 3 (5.56%) Middleware
11 3 (5.56%) Node.js
11 3 (5.56%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 5 (9.26%) e-Learning
3 5 (9.26%) SCORM
4 4 (7.41%) Fixed Income
4 4 (7.41%) User Experience
5 3 (5.56%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.70%) Clustering
6 2 (3.70%) Derivative
6 2 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.70%) Learning Management System
6 2 (3.70%) New Media
6 2 (3.70%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (1.85%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.85%) Equities
7 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) OOP
3 15 (27.78%) Microservices
3 15 (27.78%) Scrum
4 13 (24.07%) OOD
4 13 (24.07%) TDD
5 12 (22.22%) BDD
6 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (16.67%) Full Stack Development
8 8 (14.81%) DevOps
8 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.81%) SOLID
9 7 (12.96%) Kanban
9 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
9 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.26%) High Availability
10 5 (9.26%) Migration
10 5 (9.26%) Software Testing
11 4 (7.41%) MVC
11 4 (7.41%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) Java
2 14 (25.93%) C#
3 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.81%) PHP
5 7 (12.96%) SQL
6 6 (11.11%) Python
7 4 (7.41%) C
8 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.56%) Scala
8 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.56%) VB
8 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.56%) VBA
9 2 (3.70%) ES6
9 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.85%) ABAP
10 1 (1.85%) Clojure
10 1 (1.85%) F#
10 1 (1.85%) Go
10 1 (1.85%) Rust
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) Accessibility
2 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) HP
2 3 (5.56%) IBM
3 2 (3.70%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) OpenText
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Sybase
4 1 (1.85%) Telerik