Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 92 52
Rank change year-on-year +20 -40 +13
Contract jobs citing OO 61 113 286
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.90% 2.27% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.57% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 102 240
Median daily rate £650 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £425 £426 £454
90th Percentile £775 £725 £650
Central London median daily rate £650 £600 £550
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 1,873 4,403 6,023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.19% 88.43% 88.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,390 3,443 4,743
Median daily rate £524 £513 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.20% - +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £315
90th Percentile £688 £676 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £510 £513
% change year-on-year +0.49% -0.49% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 63
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.50% +5.26% +1.60%
10th Percentile £13.63 £12.03 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £52.25 £32.40
Median hourly rate £27.00 £20.83 £19.25
% change year-on-year +29.62% +8.21% -3.75%

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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

OO
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 44 (72.13%) Java
2 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (49.18%) Multithreading
4 27 (44.26%) REST
5 26 (42.62%) Microservices
6 23 (37.70%) Scrum
6 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
7 21 (34.43%) Jenkins
8 20 (32.79%) Git (software)
8 20 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (32.79%) Python
8 20 (32.79%) Banking
9 19 (31.15%) Spring
10 18 (29.51%) Fixed Income
10 18 (29.51%) Maven
10 18 (29.51%) HTML
11 16 (26.23%) OOD
11 16 (26.23%) Relational Database
12 15 (24.59%) AngularJS
12 15 (24.59%) Linux
13 14 (22.95%) SQL
13 14 (22.95%) Oracle
13 14 (22.95%) Electronic Trading
14 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
14 13 (21.31%) Finance
15 12 (19.67%) TDD
15 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
15 12 (19.67%) C#
15 12 (19.67%) OOP
15 12 (19.67%) Web Services

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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 (11.48%) Red Hat Fuse
2 4 (6.56%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) Confluence
3 3 (4.92%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.64%) Mule
4 1 (1.64%) SAS
4 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) AWS
2 6 (9.84%) Azure
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon ECS
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (6.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (6.56%) PaaS
3 4 (6.56%) SaaS
4 3 (4.92%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.28%) GCP
5 2 (3.28%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) Relational Database
2 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.20%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.56%) MySQL
5 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.64%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.64%) Big Data
7 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.64%) Power BI
7 1 (1.64%) QlikView
7 1 (1.64%) Redis
7 1 (1.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Jenkins
2 20 (32.79%) Git (software)
3 18 (29.51%) Maven
4 8 (13.11%) Robot Framework
4 8 (13.11%) TeamCity
5 7 (11.48%) MSBuild
6 6 (9.84%) JUnit
7 3 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.92%) FishEye
7 3 (4.92%) Gradle
7 3 (4.92%) Hudson
7 3 (4.92%) JIRA
7 3 (4.92%) jMock
7 3 (4.92%) Mockito
7 3 (4.92%) Subversion
8 2 (3.28%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.64%) CA Gen
9 1 (1.64%) Postman
9 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (32.79%) Banking
2 13 (21.31%) Finance
3 11 (18.03%) Front Office
4 7 (11.48%) Back Office
5 4 (6.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.28%) French Language
7 1 (1.64%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 43 (70.49%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Angular Developer
5 8 (13.11%) .NET Developer
5 8 (13.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (13.11%) C# Developer
6 7 (11.48%) SQL Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Agile Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Architect
9 4 (6.56%) Java Architect
9 4 (6.56%) Java Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.92%) Java Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (44.26%) REST
2 19 (31.15%) Spring
3 18 (29.51%) HTML
4 15 (24.59%) AngularJS
5 12 (19.67%) JMS
5 12 (19.67%) Web Services
6 11 (18.03%) HTML5
6 11 (18.03%) jQuery
6 11 (18.03%) Spring Boot
7 9 (14.75%) .NET
8 8 (13.11%) .NET Framework
8 8 (13.11%) CSS
8 8 (13.11%) Kafka
8 8 (13.11%) XML
9 7 (11.48%) Entity Framework
9 7 (11.48%) Hibernate
9 7 (11.48%) Middleware
9 7 (11.48%) RESTful
10 6 (9.84%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (8.20%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Fixed Income
2 9 (14.75%) Derivative
2 9 (14.75%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (13.11%) Clustering
4 7 (11.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.28%) Cloud Native
6 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.64%) Swaptions
7 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) Unix
3 3 (4.92%) Android
4 2 (3.28%) Windows
5 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (49.18%) Multithreading
3 26 (42.62%) Microservices
4 23 (37.70%) Scrum
5 20 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (26.23%) OOD
7 14 (22.95%) Electronic Trading
8 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
9 12 (19.67%) OOP
9 12 (19.67%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
9 12 (19.67%) TDD
10 10 (16.39%) Automated Trading
10 10 (16.39%) Web Development
11 8 (13.11%) DevOps
11 8 (13.11%) Extreme Programming
11 8 (13.11%) High Availability
11 8 (13.11%) Multithreaded Programming
11 8 (13.11%) Scalability Testing
12 7 (11.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 44 (72.13%) Java
2 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
3 20 (32.79%) Python
4 14 (22.95%) SQL
5 12 (19.67%) C#
6 8 (13.11%) Java 8
7 5 (8.20%) C++
7 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.56%) C
8 4 (6.56%) Ruby
9 3 (4.92%) Kotlin
9 3 (4.92%) Perl
10 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.64%) COBOL
11 1 (1.64%) R
11 1 (1.64%) SAS Macro
11 1 (1.64%) Scala
11 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Ceph
1 3 (4.92%) Docker
1 3 (4.92%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.92%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (4.92%) Mesos
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.92%) Murex
2 3 (4.92%) Sybase
3 2 (3.28%) IBM
4 1 (1.64%) BEA
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) Pega
4 1 (1.64%) webMethods