Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 2018 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 57 49
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 251 264 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.54% 4.05% 4.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 4.61% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 223 247
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £363 £363 £323
90th Percentile £663 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £450
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.29% - -
Central London median hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year -68.29% - -

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 6,173 5,721 5,953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.04% 87.83% 87.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,888 4,427 4,791
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £337 £313 £308
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 53 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +2.54% -6.14%
10th Percentile £12.83 £13.31 £11.38
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £42.41
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.05% -6.55% -4.76%

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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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 2018. 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 - 13 £475 -
OO
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, 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.

1 125 (49.80%) Finance
2 120 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (42.23%) C#
4 97 (38.65%) TDD
5 81 (32.27%) .NET
6 75 (29.88%) JavaScript
7 74 (29.48%) Java
7 74 (29.48%) SQL Server
8 65 (25.90%) HTML
9 56 (22.31%) OOP
10 52 (20.72%) SQL
10 52 (20.72%) Multithreading
11 48 (19.12%) Banking
12 45 (17.93%) Microsoft Azure
12 45 (17.93%) AngularJS
13 43 (17.13%) CSS
14 40 (15.94%) Greenfield Project
15 39 (15.54%) Degree
15 39 (15.54%) HTML5
16 37 (14.74%) MVC
16 37 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
17 36 (14.34%) Python
17 36 (14.34%) Git (software)
18 35 (13.94%) SOA
19 33 (13.15%) Test Automation
20 32 (12.75%) Front Office
20 32 (12.75%) WPF
21 31 (12.35%) Software Engineering
22 30 (11.95%) SQL Server 2012
23 29 (11.55%) REST

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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 11 (4.38%) WebLogic
1 11 (4.38%) WebSphere
2 9 (3.59%) CMS
2 9 (3.59%) JBoss
3 8 (3.19%) Apache
3 8 (3.19%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.79%) Apache Solr
5 6 (2.39%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.99%) Confluence
6 5 (1.99%) NServiceBus
6 5 (1.99%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.59%) Drupal
8 3 (1.20%) SAS
8 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.80%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.80%) WordPress
10 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.40%) InDesign
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (17.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.79%) GitHub
4 3 (1.20%) npm
5 2 (0.80%) MailChimp
5 2 (0.80%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.80%) Yarn
6 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.40%) Google Play
6 1 (0.40%) Office 365
6 1 (0.40%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.97%) HTTP
2 7 (2.79%) IMAP
2 7 (2.79%) SMTP
3 3 (1.20%) Internet
4 2 (0.80%) AMQP
4 2 (0.80%) MQTT
5 1 (0.40%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.40%) DHCP
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) FTP
5 1 (0.40%) ICMP
5 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (29.48%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (11.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 28 (11.16%) Relational Database
5 23 (9.16%) MySQL
5 23 (9.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 19 (7.57%) NoSQL
7 15 (5.98%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.99%) Big Data
9 5 (1.99%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.59%) DB2
11 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.20%) Power BI
11 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.20%) Redis
12 2 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 36 (14.34%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.76%) Jenkins
3 18 (7.17%) Maven
4 17 (6.77%) Cucumber
5 16 (6.37%) Selenium
6 13 (5.18%) JIRA
7 12 (4.78%) JUnit
7 12 (4.78%) NUnit
7 12 (4.78%) TeamCity
7 12 (4.78%) webpack
8 11 (4.38%) SpecFlow
9 10 (3.98%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (3.59%) MSTest
11 8 (3.19%) Xdebug
12 7 (2.79%) Subversion
13 6 (2.39%) Grunt
13 6 (2.39%) gulp
14 4 (1.59%) Appium
14 4 (1.59%) Jasmine
15 3 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 125 (49.80%) Finance
2 48 (19.12%) Banking
3 32 (12.75%) Front Office
4 14 (5.58%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.18%) Retail
6 12 (4.78%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.98%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.39%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.59%) Advertising
9 4 (1.59%) Legal
10 3 (1.20%) Back Office
10 3 (1.20%) Publishing
11 2 (0.80%) Electronics
11 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.80%) Marketing
12 1 (0.40%) Law
12 1 (0.40%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 198 (78.88%) Developer
2 68 (27.09%) C# Developer
3 41 (16.33%) Senior Developer
4 37 (14.74%) Java Developer
5 22 (8.76%) C# WPF Developer
5 22 (8.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 22 (8.76%) WPF Developer
6 20 (7.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 17 (6.77%) PHP Developer
7 17 (6.77%) Senior C# Developer
8 16 (6.37%) .NET Developer
9 15 (5.98%) Python Developer
10 13 (5.18%) Market Risk Developer
11 11 (4.38%) Angular Developer
12 10 (3.98%) Front Office Developer
13 9 (3.59%) AWS Engineer
14 8 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
14 8 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
14 8 (3.19%) PHP LAMP Developer
14 8 (3.19%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (32.27%) .NET
2 65 (25.90%) HTML
3 45 (17.93%) AngularJS
4 43 (17.13%) CSS
5 39 (15.54%) HTML5
6 32 (12.75%) WPF
7 29 (11.55%) REST
8 28 (11.16%) Web Services
9 27 (10.76%) React
9 27 (10.76%) WCF
10 26 (10.36%) Spring
11 25 (9.96%) CSS3
11 25 (9.96%) Task Parallel Library
12 23 (9.16%) jQuery
13 22 (8.76%) RESTful
14 21 (8.37%) ASP.NET
15 18 (7.17%) Redux
15 18 (7.17%) Sass
16 17 (6.77%) JSON
17 16 (6.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.94%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (7.57%) Fixed Income
3 17 (6.77%) Market Risk
4 15 (5.98%) Derivative
5 14 (5.58%) Data Structures
6 13 (5.18%) Fintech
7 12 (4.78%) Algorithms
7 12 (4.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (4.38%) Equities
9 10 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (3.98%) Computer Science
9 10 (3.98%) User Experience
10 7 (2.79%) Management Information System
11 6 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (1.99%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.59%) Animation
13 4 (1.59%) Grid Computing
14 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
14 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
15 2 (0.80%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.77%) Linux
2 12 (4.78%) Unix
3 8 (3.19%) Windows
4 4 (1.59%) Android
4 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.59%) CentOS
4 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.59%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (38.65%) TDD
3 56 (22.31%) OOP
4 52 (20.72%) Multithreading
5 37 (14.74%) MVC
5 37 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (13.94%) SOA
7 33 (13.15%) Test Automation
8 31 (12.35%) Software Engineering
9 29 (11.55%) OOA/OOD
10 28 (11.16%) BDD
10 28 (11.16%) Mathematics
11 27 (10.76%) MVVM
12 25 (9.96%) OOD
13 22 (8.76%) Waterfall
14 21 (8.37%) DevOps
14 21 (8.37%) Front End Development
14 21 (8.37%) Unit Testing
15 20 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (7.97%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 106 (42.23%) C#
2 75 (29.88%) JavaScript
3 74 (29.48%) Java
4 52 (20.72%) SQL
5 36 (14.34%) Python
6 21 (8.37%) PHP
7 15 (5.98%) Java 8
8 14 (5.58%) TypeScript
9 13 (5.18%) C++
10 12 (4.78%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.59%) ES6
12 7 (2.79%) Ruby
13 6 (2.39%) VBA
14 5 (1.99%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.99%) Scala
15 4 (1.59%) ANSI SQL
15 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.59%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.20%) C
17 2 (0.80%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 39 (15.54%) Degree
2 10 (3.98%) SC Cleared
2 10 (3.98%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.80%) PhD
5 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.17%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) EMIR
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (5.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (5.18%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.79%) Ansible
3 6 (2.39%) Puppet
4 5 (1.99%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.40%) Control-M
5 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.40%) rkt
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 20 (7.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.78%) Oracle
3 10 (3.98%) SAP
3 10 (3.98%) Sybase
4 8 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.59%) Google
5 4 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.20%) Hitachi
6 3 (1.20%) Murex
6 3 (1.20%) Reuters
7 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.80%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.80%) FXall
7 2 (0.80%) Solace
7 2 (0.80%) Tableau
7 2 (0.80%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.40%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.40%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.40%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.40%) New Relic