Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 55 67
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 -22
Contract jobs citing OO 275 269 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.85% 4.04% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 4.63% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 239 244
City of London median daily rate £525 £450 £487
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.57% +14.56%
10th Percentile £364 £350 £331
90th Percentile £675 £627 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £450 £471
% change year-on-year +16.67% -4.51% +10.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £41.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £41.00 - -

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 6313 5815 7604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.28% 87.40% 83.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5012 4649 6043
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.75 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.46 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.06% -7.33% +16.70%

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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 21 November 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

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Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +6 6 £550 -
OO
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 146 (53.09%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (42.55%) Java
3 109 (39.64%) JavaScript
4 102 (37.09%) Finance
5 96 (34.91%) TDD
6 85 (30.91%) C#
6 85 (30.91%) HTML
7 76 (27.64%) SQL
8 74 (26.91%) OOD
9 70 (25.45%) CSS
10 66 (24.00%) HTML5
11 63 (22.91%) .NET
12 58 (21.09%) AngularJS
13 55 (20.00%) Banking
14 54 (19.64%) React
15 49 (17.82%) Git (software)
15 49 (17.82%) SQL Server
15 49 (17.82%) Front Office
16 44 (16.00%) Degree
17 43 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (14.91%) OOP
19 40 (14.55%) WPF
20 38 (13.82%) Node.js
21 37 (13.45%) Multithreading
21 37 (13.45%) Linux
21 37 (13.45%) Web Services
21 37 (13.45%) WCF
22 36 (13.09%) Computer Science
22 36 (13.09%) Test Automation
22 36 (13.09%) Front End Development

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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 12 (4.36%) Apache
2 11 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.64%) Apache Solr
3 10 (3.64%) Drupal
4 9 (3.27%) CMS
5 7 (2.55%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.18%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.18%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.18%) WildFly
7 5 (1.82%) WordPress
8 3 (1.09%) Confluence
8 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.09%) JBoss
8 3 (1.09%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.73%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Qpid
10 1 (0.36%) IIS
10 1 (0.36%) nginx
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.18%) npm
4 4 (1.45%) Force.com
4 4 (1.45%) IaaS
5 3 (1.09%) GitHub
6 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.73%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.36%) Heroku
7 1 (0.36%) PaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.18%) HTTP
2 5 (1.82%) Intranet
3 4 (1.45%) DNS
4 2 (0.73%) Internet
4 2 (0.73%) SSH
5 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.36%) Network Security
5 1 (0.36%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.09%) MySQL
3 20 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 19 (6.91%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (3.27%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (2.91%) KDB
8 7 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.82%) MarkLogic
10 4 (1.45%) Big Data
10 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.09%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.09%) Kdb+
11 3 (1.09%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.09%) MS Access
12 2 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.73%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 49 (17.82%) Git (software)
2 30 (10.91%) Jenkins
3 15 (5.45%) JIRA
4 13 (4.73%) Cucumber
4 13 (4.73%) Subversion
5 11 (4.00%) JUnit
5 11 (4.00%) Maven
5 11 (4.00%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.64%) gulp
6 10 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (3.27%) NUnit
8 8 (2.91%) Mocha
8 8 (2.91%) Robot Framework
8 8 (2.91%) Selenium
9 7 (2.55%) Mockito
10 6 (2.18%) MSTest
10 6 (2.18%) SpecFlow
10 6 (2.18%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.82%) git-flow
12 4 (1.45%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 102 (37.09%) Finance
2 55 (20.00%) Banking
3 49 (17.82%) Front Office
4 17 (6.18%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.91%) Marketing
6 7 (2.55%) Publishing
6 7 (2.55%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.82%) Legal
7 5 (1.82%) Retail
8 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.73%) Back Office
9 2 (0.73%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.73%) Games
9 2 (0.73%) Law
9 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 230 (83.64%) Developer
2 54 (19.64%) Java Developer
3 41 (14.91%) C# Developer
4 39 (14.18%) Senior Developer
5 26 (9.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 25 (9.09%) WPF Developer
7 24 (8.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 22 (8.00%) .NET Developer
9 19 (6.91%) C# WPF Developer
10 18 (6.55%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (5.09%) Angular Developer
11 14 (5.09%) JavaScript Engineer
12 13 (4.73%) Java Engineer
12 13 (4.73%) Senior Java Engineer
13 12 (4.36%) Python Developer
13 12 (4.36%) Quantitative Developer
14 11 (4.00%) Node.js Developer
14 11 (4.00%) PHP Developer
15 10 (3.64%) AWS Developer
15 10 (3.64%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (30.91%) HTML
2 70 (25.45%) CSS
3 66 (24.00%) HTML5
4 63 (22.91%) .NET
5 58 (21.09%) AngularJS
6 54 (19.64%) React
7 40 (14.55%) WPF
8 38 (13.82%) Node.js
9 37 (13.45%) WCF
9 37 (13.45%) Web Services
10 34 (12.36%) CSS3
11 29 (10.55%) RESTful
12 28 (10.18%) REST
13 27 (9.82%) Redux
14 26 (9.45%) jQuery
15 25 (9.09%) Spring
16 21 (7.64%) Sass
17 20 (7.27%) XML
18 18 (6.55%) WinForms
19 17 (6.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.09%) Computer Science
2 35 (12.73%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (9.82%) Algorithms
4 26 (9.45%) Data Structures
5 18 (6.55%) Derivative
6 17 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (5.82%) Hedge funds
8 14 (5.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (5.09%) User Experience
9 13 (4.73%) Fintech
10 11 (4.00%) Fixed Income
11 7 (2.55%) Equities
12 6 (2.18%) Market Risk
12 6 (2.18%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (1.82%) Virtual Team
14 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
14 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.45%) Private Cloud
14 4 (1.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.45%) Linux
2 18 (6.55%) Unix
3 15 (5.45%) Windows
4 9 (3.27%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.55%) Android
6 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (53.09%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (34.91%) TDD
3 74 (26.91%) OOD
4 43 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (14.91%) OOP
6 37 (13.45%) Multithreading
7 36 (13.09%) Front End Development
7 36 (13.09%) Test Automation
8 34 (12.36%) BDD
9 33 (12.00%) Scrum
10 32 (11.64%) MVC
11 28 (10.18%) SDLC
12 26 (9.45%) E-Commerce
12 26 (9.45%) Software Engineering
13 25 (9.09%) SOA
14 24 (8.73%) Unit Testing
15 22 (8.00%) Open Source
16 20 (7.27%) Analytics
16 20 (7.27%) Data Modelling
16 20 (7.27%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 117 (42.55%) Java
2 109 (39.64%) JavaScript
3 85 (30.91%) C#
4 76 (27.64%) SQL
5 26 (9.45%) Python
6 25 (9.09%) C++
7 24 (8.73%) T-SQL
8 19 (6.91%) PHP
9 15 (5.45%) ES6
9 15 (5.45%) Scala
10 10 (3.64%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.27%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.91%) Apple Swift
12 8 (2.91%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.55%) C
13 7 (2.55%) VBA
14 6 (2.18%) Apex Code
15 5 (1.82%) Ruby
15 5 (1.82%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (16.00%) Degree
2 14 (5.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.91%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.09%) PhD
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.55%) QA
2 10 (3.64%) MiFID
3 4 (1.45%) WCAG
4 3 (1.09%) EMIR
5 2 (0.73%) GDPR
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.55%) Docker
2 2 (0.73%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.73%) HDFS
3 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (4.00%) Puppet
2 8 (2.91%) Ansible
3 7 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.73%) Oozie
5 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (7.27%) Oracle
2 16 (5.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.91%) TIBCO
4 7 (2.55%) Bloomberg
4 7 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.18%) Apple
5 6 (2.18%) Sybase
6 5 (1.82%) Reuters
7 4 (1.45%) ION Trading
7 4 (1.45%) Zend
8 3 (1.09%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.09%) IBM
8 3 (1.09%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.09%) Tableau
9 2 (0.73%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.73%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.73%) InterSystems
9 2 (0.73%) Murex
9 2 (0.73%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.36%) Perforce