Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 54 59
Rank change year-on-year -18 +5 -16
Contract jobs citing OO 234 256 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.38% 4.17% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 4.78% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 217 199
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £324
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £13.00 - -

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 6,060 5,361 5,672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.45% 87.27% 87.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,789 4,140 4,546
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £335 £313 £304
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.78% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 43 57
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.50% -2.18%
10th Percentile £12.01 £13.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £36.20 £29.77 £54.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.38 £16.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.51% -15.40% -2.18%

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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 23 May 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 23 May 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 - 16 £550 -
OO
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 122 (52.14%) Finance
2 110 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (45.30%) C#
4 95 (40.60%) TDD
5 77 (32.91%) .NET
6 71 (30.34%) SQL Server
7 69 (29.49%) Java
8 67 (28.63%) Multithreading
9 57 (24.36%) SQL
10 55 (23.50%) JavaScript
11 53 (22.65%) Microsoft Azure
12 51 (21.79%) Greenfield Project
12 51 (21.79%) HTML
12 51 (21.79%) Banking
13 46 (19.66%) Degree
14 45 (19.23%) OOP
15 43 (18.38%) WPF
16 39 (16.67%) Mathematics
17 38 (16.24%) WCF
17 38 (16.24%) AngularJS
18 37 (15.81%) SOA
19 36 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
19 36 (15.38%) MVVM
20 35 (14.96%) SQL Server 2016
20 35 (14.96%) CSS
21 34 (14.53%) OOA/OOD
21 34 (14.53%) Task Parallel Library
22 33 (14.10%) HTML5
22 33 (14.10%) MVC
22 33 (14.10%) Front Office

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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 15 (6.41%) WebSphere
2 14 (5.98%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 11 (4.70%) OpenStack
5 9 (3.85%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.99%) CMS
7 6 (2.56%) Apache
7 6 (2.56%) JBoss
8 5 (2.14%) NServiceBus
9 4 (1.71%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.71%) Drupal
9 4 (1.71%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.28%) Confluence
10 3 (1.28%) SAS
11 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.85%) nginx
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.43%) GemFire
12 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 53 (22.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.56%) GitHub
4 3 (1.28%) npm
5 2 (0.85%) Heroku
5 2 (0.85%) MailChimp
5 2 (0.85%) Yarn
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.97%) HTTP
2 7 (2.99%) IMAP
2 7 (2.99%) SMTP
3 2 (0.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.43%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.43%) FTP
4 1 (0.43%) snoop
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 36 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 35 (14.96%) SQL Server 2016
4 31 (13.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 26 (11.11%) MySQL
6 25 (10.68%) Relational Database
7 21 (8.97%) NoSQL
8 14 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (4.27%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (2.14%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.71%) Redis
13 3 (1.28%) Big Data
13 3 (1.28%) Data Lake
13 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.28%) Power BI
14 2 (0.85%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.85%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 27 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.26%) NUnit
3 15 (6.41%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.98%) MSTest
5 12 (5.13%) JUnit
5 12 (5.13%) Maven
6 11 (4.70%) Selenium
6 11 (4.70%) TeamCity
7 10 (4.27%) Cucumber
8 9 (3.85%) JIRA
9 8 (3.42%) SpecFlow
9 8 (3.42%) Xdebug
10 7 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (2.99%) webpack
11 5 (2.14%) Subversion
12 4 (1.71%) Appium
12 4 (1.71%) Grunt
12 4 (1.71%) gulp
13 3 (1.28%) Protractor
14 2 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 122 (52.14%) Finance
2 51 (21.79%) Banking
3 33 (14.10%) Front Office
4 13 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 13 (5.56%) Retail Banking
5 10 (4.27%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.85%) Retail
7 3 (1.28%) Back Office
8 2 (0.85%) Advertising
8 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 2 (0.85%) Legal
8 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.85%) Marketing
8 2 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 192 (82.05%) Developer
2 75 (32.05%) C# Developer
3 39 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 33 (14.10%) Senior Developer
5 32 (13.68%) C# WPF Developer
5 32 (13.68%) WPF Developer
6 20 (8.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (6.41%) PHP Developer
8 14 (5.98%) AWS Developer
9 13 (5.56%) .NET Developer
10 12 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (4.27%) Python Developer
11 10 (4.27%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (3.42%) AWS Engineer
12 8 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.42%) Front Office Developer
12 8 (3.42%) LAMP Developer
12 8 (3.42%) MySQL Developer
12 8 (3.42%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 8 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (32.91%) .NET
2 51 (21.79%) HTML
3 43 (18.38%) WPF
4 38 (16.24%) AngularJS
4 38 (16.24%) WCF
5 35 (14.96%) CSS
6 34 (14.53%) Task Parallel Library
7 33 (14.10%) HTML5
8 24 (10.26%) REST
8 24 (10.26%) Web Services
9 23 (9.83%) CSS3
10 22 (9.40%) React
11 19 (8.12%) RESTful
12 17 (7.26%) ASP.NET
12 17 (7.26%) Spring
13 15 (6.41%) jQuery
14 14 (5.98%) Redux
14 14 (5.98%) SOAP
15 12 (5.13%) .NET Framework
15 12 (5.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 51 (21.79%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (6.41%) Algorithms
2 15 (6.41%) Fixed Income
2 15 (6.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.13%) Data Structures
4 11 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.70%) Market Risk
5 10 (4.27%) Derivative
6 9 (3.85%) Equities
7 6 (2.56%) Grid Computing
7 6 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.56%) User Experience
8 5 (2.14%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (2.14%) Fintech
9 4 (1.71%) Animation
9 4 (1.71%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.98%) Linux
2 11 (4.70%) Unix
3 8 (3.42%) Windows
4 4 (1.71%) CentOS
4 4 (1.71%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.71%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.28%) Android
5 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (40.60%) TDD
3 67 (28.63%) Multithreading
4 45 (19.23%) OOP
5 39 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 37 (15.81%) SOA
7 36 (15.38%) MVVM
8 34 (14.53%) OOA/OOD
9 33 (14.10%) MVC
10 32 (13.68%) Waterfall
11 29 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (10.68%) OOD
13 21 (8.97%) Software Engineering
14 19 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (8.12%) Test Automation
15 17 (7.26%) Analytics
15 17 (7.26%) BDD
15 17 (7.26%) Migration
16 16 (6.84%) DevOps
17 15 (6.41%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 106 (45.30%) C#
2 69 (29.49%) Java
3 57 (24.36%) SQL
4 55 (23.50%) JavaScript
5 24 (10.26%) Python
6 16 (6.84%) PHP
7 14 (5.98%) C++
7 14 (5.98%) Java 8
8 10 (4.27%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.42%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.99%) ES6
11 6 (2.56%) Ruby
11 6 (2.56%) Scala
11 6 (2.56%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.14%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.14%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.85%) ANSI SQL
13 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.85%) Go
13 2 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (19.66%) Degree
2 10 (4.27%) SC Cleared
2 10 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.56%) PhD
4 3 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.28%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.98%) QA
2 5 (2.14%) EMIR
System Software
1 7 (2.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (8.12%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (5.13%) Puppet
3 11 (4.70%) Ansible
4 1 (0.43%) Control-M
4 1 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 20 (8.55%) Oracle
2 10 (4.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.27%) SAP
3 8 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (3.42%) Sybase
4 3 (1.28%) DevExpress
4 3 (1.28%) Hitachi
4 3 (1.28%) Murex
4 3 (1.28%) Reuters
5 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.85%) FXall
5 2 (0.85%) Solace
5 2 (0.85%) Tableau
6 1 (0.43%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.43%) HP
6 1 (0.43%) IBM
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.43%) Syncfusion
6 1 (0.43%) Telerik
6 1 (0.43%) Zend