Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 62 58
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +15
Contract jobs citing OO 289 263 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.25% 3.73% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% 4.18% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 233 210
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £454 £375 £363
90th Percentile £650 £650 £660
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 5,967 6,295 5,511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.75% 89.19% 88.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,675 5,020 4,375
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £319 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £665
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 61 50
City of London median hourly rate £19.13 £18.70 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -11.48% -0.59%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.81 £13.73
90th Percentile £35.21 £31.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.10% +7.89% -9.52%

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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 16 January 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

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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 16 January 2019. 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 -10 64 £550 -
OO
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 195 (67.47%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (54.67%) TDD
3 137 (47.40%) Java
4 100 (34.60%) Finance
5 94 (32.53%) JavaScript
6 79 (27.34%) HTML
7 69 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 67 (23.18%) SQL
9 63 (21.80%) Amazon AWS
10 62 (21.45%) SQL Server
11 61 (21.11%) C#
12 59 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
13 58 (20.07%) BDD
14 56 (19.38%) HTML5
14 56 (19.38%) .NET
15 51 (17.65%) CSS
15 51 (17.65%) NoSQL
16 49 (16.96%) Oracle
17 47 (16.26%) OOP
17 47 (16.26%) Spring
18 46 (15.92%) MySQL
19 45 (15.57%) Linux
20 43 (14.88%) NUnit
20 43 (14.88%) AngularJS
20 43 (14.88%) Front End Development
21 42 (14.53%) Git (software)
21 42 (14.53%) Greenfield Project
22 41 (14.19%) Test Automation
22 41 (14.19%) Banking
22 41 (14.19%) OOD

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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 36 (12.46%) WebLogic
2 33 (11.42%) OpenStack
3 31 (10.73%) Tomcat
3 31 (10.73%) WebSphere
4 18 (6.23%) Confluence
5 16 (5.54%) IPython
6 12 (4.15%) Apache
6 12 (4.15%) Apache Spark
6 12 (4.15%) JBoss
7 5 (1.73%) CMS
8 4 (1.38%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.04%) Mule
10 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.35%) IIS
10 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.35%) SAS
10 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.69%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Actimize
2 1 (0.35%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 69 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (21.80%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.81%) GitHub
4 8 (2.77%) Serverless
5 7 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.73%) PaaS
7 3 (1.04%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.69%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.69%) Google Play
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.35%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.35%) npm
9 1 (0.35%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.35%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.04%) AMQP
1 3 (1.04%) HTTP
2 1 (0.35%) DSL
2 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (21.45%) SQL Server
2 51 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 46 (15.92%) MySQL
4 36 (12.46%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (10.73%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.15%) Redis
7 11 (3.81%) Hadoop
7 11 (3.81%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (3.46%) Apache Kudu
8 10 (3.46%) Impala
8 10 (3.46%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (3.46%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (3.11%) Big Data
10 7 (2.42%) Couchbase
10 7 (2.42%) DB2
11 5 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.38%) KDB
13 3 (1.04%) Amazon Aurora
13 3 (1.04%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 43 (14.88%) NUnit
2 42 (14.53%) Git (software)
3 37 (12.80%) MSTest
4 34 (11.76%) Maven
5 25 (8.65%) JUnit
6 22 (7.61%) Jenkins
7 21 (7.27%) JIRA
8 19 (6.57%) Subversion
9 18 (6.23%) jMock
10 14 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (4.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (4.50%) FishEye
12 12 (4.15%) Cucumber
13 11 (3.81%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (2.42%) Gradle
14 7 (2.42%) Hudson
14 7 (2.42%) Moq
14 7 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (2.42%) Selenium
14 7 (2.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 100 (34.60%) Finance
2 41 (14.19%) Banking
3 29 (10.03%) Front Office
4 12 (4.15%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.77%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.08%) Advertising
7 5 (1.73%) Billing
7 5 (1.73%) Retail
8 4 (1.38%) Law
8 4 (1.38%) Publishing
9 2 (0.69%) Back Office
9 2 (0.69%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Marketing
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 248 (85.81%) Developer
2 99 (34.26%) Java Developer
3 47 (16.26%) Senior Developer
4 40 (13.84%) JavaScript Developer
5 39 (13.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 30 (10.38%) C# Developer
7 24 (8.30%) Senior Java Developer
8 21 (7.27%) Python Developer
8 21 (7.27%) React Developer
9 19 (6.57%) AWS Developer
10 18 (6.23%) .NET Developer
11 17 (5.88%) Digital Developer
11 17 (5.88%) Quantitative Developer
12 16 (5.54%) Angular Developer
13 15 (5.19%) Digital Transformation
14 13 (4.50%) Lead Developer
15 12 (4.15%) J2EE Developer
15 12 (4.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 12 (4.15%) Senior C# Developer
16 10 (3.46%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (27.34%) HTML
2 56 (19.38%) .NET
2 56 (19.38%) HTML5
3 51 (17.65%) CSS
4 47 (16.26%) Spring
5 43 (14.88%) AngularJS
6 37 (12.80%) React
7 35 (12.11%) Redux
8 33 (11.42%) RESTful
9 32 (11.07%) JMS
9 32 (11.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 28 (9.69%) jQuery
10 28 (9.69%) REST
11 23 (7.96%) Java EE
12 22 (7.61%) .NET Framework
12 22 (7.61%) NumPy
13 20 (6.92%) Middleware
13 20 (6.92%) Pandas
13 20 (6.92%) XML
14 19 (6.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.53%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (13.84%) Data Structures
3 30 (10.38%) Algorithms
4 18 (6.23%) Client/Server
4 18 (6.23%) Hedge funds
5 16 (5.54%) User Experience
6 13 (4.50%) Fixed Income
6 13 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (4.15%) Derivative
8 11 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.77%) Fintech
10 7 (2.42%) Equities
10 7 (2.42%) Mobile App
11 6 (2.08%) Market Risk
11 6 (2.08%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.69%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.69%) Photography
13 2 (0.69%) Tandem
13 2 (0.69%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.57%) Linux
2 27 (9.34%) Unix
3 9 (3.11%) Android
4 7 (2.42%) Windows
5 5 (1.73%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (67.47%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (54.67%) TDD
3 59 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
4 58 (20.07%) BDD
5 47 (16.26%) OOP
6 43 (14.88%) Front End Development
7 41 (14.19%) OOD
7 41 (14.19%) Test Automation
8 39 (13.49%) Microservices
9 34 (11.76%) MVC
10 33 (11.42%) Multithreading
10 33 (11.42%) Scrum
11 29 (10.03%) Migration
12 27 (9.34%) SOA
13 26 (9.00%) DevOps
14 25 (8.65%) Continuous Delivery
14 25 (8.65%) UML
15 24 (8.30%) Open Source
15 24 (8.30%) Software Engineering
16 22 (7.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 137 (47.40%) Java
2 94 (32.53%) JavaScript
3 67 (23.18%) SQL
4 61 (21.11%) C#
5 34 (11.76%) Java 8
6 32 (11.07%) Python
7 21 (7.27%) C++
8 19 (6.57%) TypeScript
9 16 (5.54%) Cython
10 9 (3.11%) Kotlin
10 9 (3.11%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.42%) Scala
12 6 (2.08%) ES6
13 5 (1.73%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.38%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.38%) VBA
15 3 (1.04%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.04%) R
16 2 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (9.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.11%) QA
System Software
1 17 (5.88%) Docker
2 10 (3.46%) HDFS
3 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (11.07%) Ansible
1 32 (11.07%) Opscode Chef
1 32 (11.07%) Puppet
2 12 (4.15%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.69%) Terraform
4 1 (0.35%) Kibana
4 1 (0.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 49 (16.96%) Oracle
2 25 (8.65%) Sybase
3 18 (6.23%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.54%) Atlassian
5 12 (4.15%) Terracotta
6 10 (3.46%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.04%) Google
7 3 (1.04%) Murex
8 2 (0.69%) Informatica
8 2 (0.69%) ION Trading
8 2 (0.69%) Pega
8 2 (0.69%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.35%) Apple
9 1 (0.35%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 1 (0.35%) Nintex
9 1 (0.35%) Solace
9 1 (0.35%) Splunk
9 1 (0.35%) SunGard