Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 72 53
Rank change year-on-year -25 -19 0
Contract jobs citing OO 159 235 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.46% 3.39% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 3.85% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 207 215
City of London median daily rate £600 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £414 £375 £363
90th Percentile £725 £668 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +8.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.23% - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +169.23% - -

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 5,761 6,107 5,415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.97% 88.14% 87.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,427 4,824 4,175
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £340 £327 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 96 45
City of London median hourly rate £21.32 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.02% - -6.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.15 £12.80
90th Percentile £56.50 £38.48 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £21.34 £20.00 £16.96
% change year-on-year +6.70% +17.92% -15.20%

OO
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OO as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019, 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 89 (55.97%) Java
2 71 (44.65%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (34.59%) TDD
4 53 (33.33%) SQL
5 47 (29.56%) OOP
6 44 (27.67%) Finance
7 43 (27.04%) JavaScript
7 43 (27.04%) HTML
8 36 (22.64%) C#
9 35 (22.01%) XML
10 34 (21.38%) Banking
10 34 (21.38%) Microservices
11 33 (20.75%) Spring
11 33 (20.75%) OOD
12 30 (18.87%) Relational Database
13 29 (18.24%) Linux
13 29 (18.24%) .NET
14 28 (17.61%) CSS
14 28 (17.61%) Python
14 28 (17.61%) Test Automation
15 27 (16.98%) Software Engineering
15 27 (16.98%) SQL Server
16 25 (15.72%) Front Office
17 24 (15.09%) Web Services
17 24 (15.09%) BDD
17 24 (15.09%) REST
18 23 (14.47%) RESTful
19 22 (13.84%) NoSQL
19 22 (13.84%) SDLC
20 21 (13.21%) React

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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 13 (8.18%) Confluence
2 9 (5.66%) IPython
3 7 (4.40%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.77%) JBoss
5 4 (2.52%) Apache
6 3 (1.89%) WordPress
7 2 (1.26%) Mule
7 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
8 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (6.92%) SAP ERP
1 11 (6.92%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Actimize
3 1 (0.63%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.40%) GitHub
4 4 (2.52%) PaaS
5 3 (1.89%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.26%) Serverless
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.63%) Google Play
7 1 (0.63%) IaaS
7 1 (0.63%) npm
7 1 (0.63%) Route 53
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.95%) HTTP
2 12 (7.55%) Internet
3 4 (2.52%) AMQP
4 2 (1.26%) DHCP
4 2 (1.26%) DNS
4 2 (1.26%) FTP
4 2 (1.26%) IPsec
4 2 (1.26%) SSL
4 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.87%) Relational Database
2 27 (16.98%) SQL Server
3 22 (13.84%) NoSQL
4 17 (10.69%) MySQL
5 14 (8.81%) RDBMS
6 10 (6.29%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.14%) Big Data
7 5 (3.14%) Couchbase
7 5 (3.14%) Redis
8 4 (2.52%) Apache Kudu
8 4 (2.52%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.52%) Impala
8 4 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.26%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.26%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.26%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.63%) KDB
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (9.43%) Git (software)
1 15 (9.43%) Subversion
2 14 (8.81%) JIRA
2 14 (8.81%) JUnit
3 12 (7.55%) Maven
4 11 (6.92%) jMock
5 9 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (5.66%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (5.03%) FishEye
6 8 (5.03%) NUnit
7 6 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (3.14%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.14%) Hudson
9 3 (1.89%) Android Studio
9 3 (1.89%) Mockito
9 3 (1.89%) Moq
9 3 (1.89%) MSTest
10 2 (1.26%) Gradle
10 2 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 44 (27.67%) Finance
2 34 (21.38%) Banking
3 25 (15.72%) Front Office
4 13 (8.18%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.66%) Back Office
6 4 (2.52%) Publishing
7 3 (1.89%) Marketing
7 3 (1.89%) Retail
8 1 (0.63%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 115 (72.33%) Developer
2 37 (23.27%) Java Developer
3 17 (10.69%) Architect
4 16 (10.06%) Senior Developer
5 15 (9.43%) Python Developer
6 13 (8.18%) C# Developer
7 12 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (6.92%) Hybris Architect
8 11 (6.92%) SAP Architect
9 10 (6.29%) Quantitative Developer
10 7 (4.40%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.40%) Pricing Developer
10 7 (4.40%) React Developer
10 7 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.77%) J2EE Developer
11 6 (3.77%) Java Pricing Developer
11 6 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (3.77%) Scala Developer
12 5 (3.14%) Android Developer
13 4 (2.52%) Apache Spark Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.04%) HTML
2 35 (22.01%) XML
3 33 (20.75%) Spring
4 29 (18.24%) .NET
5 28 (17.61%) CSS
6 24 (15.09%) REST
6 24 (15.09%) Web Services
7 23 (14.47%) RESTful
8 21 (13.21%) React
9 20 (12.58%) Middleware
10 18 (11.32%) J2EE
11 15 (9.43%) JMS
12 14 (8.81%) HTML5
12 14 (8.81%) Java EE
13 12 (7.55%) jQuery
14 11 (6.92%) ASP.NET
14 11 (6.92%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (6.29%) AngularJS
15 10 (6.29%) Kafka
16 9 (5.66%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) Algorithms
1 18 (11.32%) Data Structures
2 12 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (7.55%) Hedge funds
3 11 (6.92%) Fixed Income
4 9 (5.66%) Client/Server
4 9 (5.66%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.77%) Derivative
7 5 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.14%) Fintech
8 4 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.89%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.89%) User Experience
10 2 (1.26%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (1.26%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.24%) Linux
2 12 (7.55%) Unix
3 8 (5.03%) Windows
4 6 (3.77%) Android
5 4 (2.52%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.65%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (34.59%) TDD
3 47 (29.56%) OOP
4 34 (21.38%) Microservices
5 33 (20.75%) OOD
6 28 (17.61%) Test Automation
7 27 (16.98%) Software Engineering
8 24 (15.09%) BDD
9 22 (13.84%) SDLC
10 21 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (13.21%) Multithreading
11 20 (12.58%) Scrum
12 19 (11.95%) SOLID
13 17 (10.69%) DevOps
13 17 (10.69%) Open Source
14 16 (10.06%) Front End Development
14 16 (10.06%) SOA
15 15 (9.43%) UML
16 13 (8.18%) Continuous Delivery
16 13 (8.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (55.97%) Java
2 53 (33.33%) SQL
3 43 (27.04%) JavaScript
4 36 (22.64%) C#
5 28 (17.61%) Python
6 15 (9.43%) C++
7 10 (6.29%) Java 8
7 10 (6.29%) Scala
8 9 (5.66%) Cython
8 9 (5.66%) TypeScript
9 7 (4.40%) Kotlin
9 7 (4.40%) PHP
10 5 (3.14%) ES6
10 5 (3.14%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.52%) VBA
12 3 (1.89%) ES7
12 3 (1.89%) PHP 7
13 2 (1.26%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.26%) Go
13 2 (1.26%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (8.18%) Degree
2 5 (3.14%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.92%) QA
System Software
1 18 (11.32%) Docker
2 4 (2.52%) HDFS
3 2 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (6.29%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.14%) Marathon
2 5 (3.14%) Mesos
3 3 (1.89%) Puppet
4 2 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.63%) Istio
5 1 (0.63%) linkerd
Vendors
1 16 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.81%) Sybase
3 12 (7.55%) SAP
4 11 (6.92%) Atlassian
4 11 (6.92%) hybris
5 6 (3.77%) Oracle
5 6 (3.77%) Terracotta
6 4 (2.52%) Murex
6 4 (2.52%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.26%) Google
7 2 (1.26%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.26%) InterSystems
7 2 (1.26%) Solace
8 1 (0.63%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.63%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.63%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.63%) Sencha