Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 61 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 268 268 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.83% 3.95% 4.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 4.44% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 231 247
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £372 £363 £349
90th Percentile £659 £675 £613
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 6,044 6,037 5,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.48% 88.96% 87.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,818 4,715 4,836
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £681 £675 £656
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 57 50
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.05 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £31.05 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.85 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.80% -5.75% -

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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 20 September 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 20 September 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 - 36 £525 -
OO
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 147 (54.85%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (43.28%) Finance
3 113 (42.16%) TDD
4 104 (38.81%) JavaScript
5 88 (32.84%) HTML
5 88 (32.84%) Java
6 82 (30.60%) C#
7 72 (26.87%) .NET
8 68 (25.37%) AngularJS
9 65 (24.25%) OOP
10 61 (22.76%) SQL Server
11 57 (21.27%) HTML5
12 55 (20.52%) CSS
13 50 (18.66%) BDD
14 48 (17.91%) Test Automation
15 45 (16.79%) Greenfield Project
16 44 (16.42%) SQL
17 43 (16.04%) Git (software)
17 43 (16.04%) MVC
18 37 (13.81%) Spring
18 37 (13.81%) Python
19 36 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
19 36 (13.43%) Relational Database
20 35 (13.06%) Microservices
20 35 (13.06%) jQuery
20 35 (13.06%) Multithreading
21 34 (12.69%) Banking
21 34 (12.69%) Front End Development
22 33 (12.31%) Software Engineering
22 33 (12.31%) Degree

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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 13 (4.85%) JBoss
1 13 (4.85%) WebLogic
2 9 (3.36%) Apache
2 9 (3.36%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.99%) CMS
4 7 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.24%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.24%) NServiceBus
6 5 (1.87%) Confluence
6 5 (1.87%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.12%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.12%) SAS
7 3 (1.12%) WordPress
8 2 (0.75%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.37%) nginx
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.37%) InDesign
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.37%) Magento
1 1 (0.37%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.36%) GitHub
4 3 (1.12%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.12%) Serverless
5 2 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.37%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.37%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.37%) Google Play
6 1 (0.37%) Heroku
6 1 (0.37%) npm
6 1 (0.37%) PaaS
6 1 (0.37%) SaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.37%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.22%) HTTP
2 4 (1.49%) Internet
3 3 (1.12%) AMQP
3 3 (1.12%) MQTT
4 1 (0.37%) DHCP
4 1 (0.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.37%) DSL
4 1 (0.37%) FTP
4 1 (0.37%) ICMP
4 1 (0.37%) IMAP
4 1 (0.37%) SMTP
4 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 36 (13.43%) Relational Database
3 26 (9.70%) MySQL
4 23 (8.58%) NoSQL
5 19 (7.09%) MongoDB
6 17 (6.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (6.34%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (4.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (3.36%) DB2
9 6 (2.24%) Big Data
9 6 (2.24%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.87%) Data Lake
10 5 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.87%) Redis
11 4 (1.49%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (1.12%) KDB
Development Applications
1 43 (16.04%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.57%) Maven
3 22 (8.21%) Jenkins
4 18 (6.72%) Cucumber
5 16 (5.97%) Selenium
6 12 (4.48%) JUnit
7 11 (4.10%) SpecFlow
7 11 (4.10%) webpack
8 9 (3.36%) Jasmine
8 9 (3.36%) JIRA
8 9 (3.36%) NUnit
8 9 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (3.36%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.99%) Subversion
9 8 (2.99%) Xdebug
10 7 (2.61%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (2.24%) gulp
11 6 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.87%) Grunt
12 5 (1.87%) MSTest
General
1 116 (43.28%) Finance
2 34 (12.69%) Banking
3 22 (8.21%) Front Office
4 12 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.73%) Retail
6 9 (3.36%) Advertising
6 9 (3.36%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.24%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.49%) Legal
8 4 (1.49%) Publishing
8 4 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.75%) Law
9 2 (0.75%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.75%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 219 (81.72%) Developer
2 55 (20.52%) C# Developer
3 47 (17.54%) Senior Developer
4 44 (16.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 42 (15.67%) Java Developer
6 30 (11.19%) JavaScript Developer
7 23 (8.58%) Angular Developer
8 21 (7.84%) Senior C# Developer
9 19 (7.09%) Market Risk Developer
10 17 (6.34%) Python Developer
11 16 (5.97%) .NET Developer
12 15 (5.60%) Lead Developer
13 13 (4.85%) WPF Developer
14 12 (4.48%) C# WPF Developer
14 12 (4.48%) PHP Developer
15 9 (3.36%) React Developer
16 8 (2.99%) Analyst
16 8 (2.99%) MySQL Developer
16 8 (2.99%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 8 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (32.84%) HTML
2 72 (26.87%) .NET
3 68 (25.37%) AngularJS
4 57 (21.27%) HTML5
5 55 (20.52%) CSS
6 37 (13.81%) Spring
7 35 (13.06%) jQuery
8 31 (11.57%) RESTful
9 30 (11.19%) Redux
10 29 (10.82%) CSS3
11 27 (10.07%) Sass
11 27 (10.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (9.70%) React
12 26 (9.70%) REST
13 24 (8.96%) Web Services
14 20 (7.46%) Hibernate
15 19 (7.09%) Middleware
16 18 (6.72%) LESS
16 18 (6.72%) WPF
17 16 (5.97%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.79%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (8.58%) Data Structures
3 22 (8.21%) Market Risk
4 20 (7.46%) User Experience
5 19 (7.09%) Fintech
6 17 (6.34%) Fixed Income
7 16 (5.97%) Derivative
8 11 (4.10%) Equities
9 10 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (3.36%) Algorithms
10 9 (3.36%) Computer Science
11 8 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (2.24%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.87%) Management Information System
15 4 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
15 4 (1.49%) N-Tier
16 3 (1.12%) Animation
16 3 (1.12%) Graphic Design
16 3 (1.12%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.70%) Linux
2 17 (6.34%) Unix
3 7 (2.61%) Android
3 7 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.87%) Windows
6 4 (1.49%) CentOS
6 4 (1.49%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (54.85%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (42.16%) TDD
3 65 (24.25%) OOP
4 50 (18.66%) BDD
5 48 (17.91%) Test Automation
6 43 (16.04%) MVC
7 35 (13.06%) Microservices
7 35 (13.06%) Multithreading
8 34 (12.69%) Front End Development
9 33 (12.31%) Software Engineering
10 31 (11.57%) SOA
11 29 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (10.07%) Scrum
13 26 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (8.58%) OOD
14 23 (8.58%) Project Management
15 22 (8.21%) OOA/OOD
16 21 (7.84%) Open Source
16 21 (7.84%) Unit Testing
17 19 (7.09%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 104 (38.81%) JavaScript
2 88 (32.84%) Java
3 82 (30.60%) C#
4 44 (16.42%) SQL
5 37 (13.81%) Python
6 24 (8.96%) TypeScript
7 20 (7.46%) Java 8
8 16 (5.97%) C++
9 15 (5.60%) PHP
10 9 (3.36%) Scala
10 9 (3.36%) VBA
11 8 (2.99%) Ruby
12 7 (2.61%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.87%) C
13 5 (1.87%) ES6
13 5 (1.87%) Kotlin
13 5 (1.87%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.49%) ANSI SQL
14 4 (1.49%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.12%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 33 (12.31%) Degree
2 3 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (0.75%) CCSA
4 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.37%) PhD
4 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.10%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) EMIR
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (8.58%) Docker
2 2 (0.75%) HDFS
3 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.99%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.24%) Ansible
3 4 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.12%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) Control-M
5 1 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.37%) rkt
5 1 (0.37%) Terraform
5 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 20 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.72%) Sybase
3 13 (4.85%) Oracle
4 8 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.99%) SAP
5 7 (2.61%) TIBCO
6 6 (2.24%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.87%) Google
8 3 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.12%) Murex
9 2 (0.75%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.75%) IBM
9 2 (0.75%) Informatica
9 2 (0.75%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.75%) Pega
9 2 (0.75%) Solace
10 1 (0.37%) Apigee
10 1 (0.37%) Capita
10 1 (0.37%) Nintex
10 1 (0.37%) VMware