Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 55 72
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 -32
Contract jobs citing OO 264 242 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.74% 3.98% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 4.58% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 214 174
City of London median daily rate £525 £495 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% +2.86%
10th Percentile £382 £363 £325
90th Percentile £656 £660 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +3.45%
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 6,188 5,288 5,825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.65% 87.05% 86.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,936 4,203 4,656
City of London median daily rate £505 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £293
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 52 60
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.63 £21.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -2.09% +10.48%
10th Percentile £11.61 £13.74 £11.98
90th Percentile £38.50 £55.00 £51.58
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.92 £21.07
% change year-on-year +0.40% -5.44% +17.03%

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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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +3 12 £550 -
OO
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 130 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (41.67%) C#
3 106 (40.15%) Finance
4 97 (36.74%) TDD
5 93 (35.23%) Java
6 82 (31.06%) JavaScript
7 81 (30.68%) .NET
8 78 (29.55%) SQL
9 77 (29.17%) Multithreading
10 70 (26.52%) SQL Server
11 68 (25.76%) HTML
12 56 (21.21%) WPF
12 56 (21.21%) Degree
12 56 (21.21%) OOD
13 51 (19.32%) HTML5
13 51 (19.32%) Greenfield Project
14 50 (18.94%) CSS
15 49 (18.56%) WCF
16 45 (17.05%) OOP
16 45 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
17 39 (14.77%) Banking
17 39 (14.77%) Mathematics
18 38 (14.39%) Git (software)
19 36 (13.64%) AngularJS
19 36 (13.64%) Linux
20 35 (13.26%) MVC
20 35 (13.26%) Front Office
20 35 (13.26%) MVVM
21 33 (12.50%) SOA
22 32 (12.12%) 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 17 (6.44%) Apache Solr
2 16 (6.06%) CMS
3 15 (5.68%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.30%) Drupal
5 13 (4.92%) WebLogic
6 12 (4.55%) OpenStack
6 12 (4.55%) WebSphere
7 8 (3.03%) Apache
8 6 (2.27%) WildFly
9 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.89%) WordPress
10 3 (1.14%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.14%) JBoss
10 3 (1.14%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.38%) Confluence
11 1 (0.38%) GemFire
11 1 (0.38%) nginx
11 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.65%) npm
4 5 (1.89%) GitHub
5 3 (1.14%) Force.com
5 3 (1.14%) IaaS
6 2 (0.76%) Heroku
6 2 (0.76%) Yarn
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.38%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.03%) HTTP
2 5 (1.89%) Intranet
3 4 (1.52%) IMAP
3 4 (1.52%) SMTP
4 3 (1.14%) DNS
4 3 (1.14%) Internet
5 2 (0.76%) snoop
5 2 (0.76%) SSH
6 1 (0.38%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (26.52%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (10.61%) MySQL
3 28 (10.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 27 (10.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 23 (8.71%) NoSQL
6 20 (7.58%) Relational Database
7 14 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.27%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.89%) Big Data
9 5 (1.89%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.14%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.14%) MarkLogic
11 3 (1.14%) MS Access
11 3 (1.14%) Redis
12 2 (0.76%) ObjectStore
12 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.76%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (14.39%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.71%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.30%) JIRA
3 14 (5.30%) MSTest
3 14 (5.30%) NUnit
4 8 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.65%) Maven
5 7 (2.65%) Mocha
5 7 (2.65%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.27%) JUnit
6 6 (2.27%) Subversion
7 5 (1.89%) gulp
7 5 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.52%) webpack
9 3 (1.14%) Bower
9 3 (1.14%) git-flow
9 3 (1.14%) Grunt
9 3 (1.14%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 106 (40.15%) Finance
2 39 (14.77%) Banking
3 35 (13.26%) Front Office
4 13 (4.92%) Retail Banking
5 10 (3.79%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.03%) Marketing
7 7 (2.65%) Publishing
8 5 (1.89%) Legal
9 2 (0.76%) Back Office
9 2 (0.76%) Games
9 2 (0.76%) Law
9 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 219 (82.95%) Developer
2 66 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 46 (17.42%) Java Developer
4 39 (14.77%) WPF Developer
5 33 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
6 22 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 18 (6.82%) .NET Developer
8 17 (6.44%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (6.44%) PHP Developer
9 16 (6.06%) AWS Developer
10 12 (4.55%) Java Engineer
10 12 (4.55%) JavaScript Engineer
11 11 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
12 10 (3.79%) Drupal Developer
12 10 (3.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 9 (3.41%) Angular Developer
13 9 (3.41%) C++ Developer
13 9 (3.41%) PHP Drupal Developer
13 9 (3.41%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (30.68%) .NET
2 68 (25.76%) HTML
3 56 (21.21%) WPF
4 51 (19.32%) HTML5
5 50 (18.94%) CSS
6 49 (18.56%) WCF
7 36 (13.64%) AngularJS
8 32 (12.12%) React
8 32 (12.12%) Web Services
9 29 (10.98%) Task Parallel Library
10 26 (9.85%) CSS3
11 25 (9.47%) jQuery
12 22 (8.33%) RESTful
13 21 (7.95%) Redux
14 18 (6.82%) REST
15 17 (6.44%) Ajax
15 17 (6.44%) ASP.NET
16 16 (6.06%) Node.js
16 16 (6.06%) WinForms
17 15 (5.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.32%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 29 (10.98%) Algorithms
4 26 (9.85%) Data Structures
5 22 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (6.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (5.30%) Hedge funds
8 9 (3.41%) Fixed Income
9 8 (3.03%) Derivative
9 8 (3.03%) Fintech
10 6 (2.27%) Equities
11 5 (1.89%) Market Risk
12 4 (1.52%) Grid Computing
12 4 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (1.52%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.52%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.52%) User Experience
12 4 (1.52%) Virtual Team
13 3 (1.14%) Private Cloud
13 3 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.64%) Linux
2 15 (5.68%) Unix
3 14 (5.30%) Windows
4 4 (1.52%) Android
4 4 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (36.74%) TDD
3 77 (29.17%) Multithreading
4 56 (21.21%) OOD
5 45 (17.05%) OOP
6 39 (14.77%) Mathematics
7 35 (13.26%) MVC
7 35 (13.26%) MVVM
8 33 (12.50%) SOA
9 32 (12.12%) Waterfall
10 28 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (9.85%) OOA/OOD
12 23 (8.71%) SDLC
13 22 (8.33%) Analytics
13 22 (8.33%) OO PHP
13 22 (8.33%) Test Automation
14 21 (7.95%) Scrum
14 21 (7.95%) Software Engineering
15 20 (7.58%) BDD
16 19 (7.20%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (41.67%) C#
2 93 (35.23%) Java
3 82 (31.06%) JavaScript
4 78 (29.55%) SQL
5 26 (9.85%) C++
5 26 (9.85%) PHP
6 23 (8.71%) T-SQL
7 21 (7.95%) Python
8 14 (5.30%) Scala
9 12 (4.55%) ES6
10 8 (3.03%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.65%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.27%) Ruby
13 5 (1.89%) C
13 5 (1.89%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.89%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.89%) VBA
14 4 (1.52%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.52%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (21.21%) Degree
2 11 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.79%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (3.03%) PhD
6 3 (1.14%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.44%) QA
2 7 (2.65%) EMIR
3 6 (2.27%) MiFID
4 3 (1.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.89%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (5.68%) Puppet
3 14 (5.30%) Ansible
4 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 23 (8.71%) Oracle
2 12 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.89%) Reuters
3 5 (1.89%) TIBCO
3 5 (1.89%) Zend
4 4 (1.52%) Bloomberg
4 4 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.52%) Sybase
4 4 (1.52%) Tableau
5 3 (1.14%) DevExpress
5 3 (1.14%) Hitachi
5 3 (1.14%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.76%) Apple
6 2 (0.76%) IBM
6 2 (0.76%) Infragistics
6 2 (0.76%) InterSystems
6 2 (0.76%) RedGate
6 2 (0.76%) Solace
6 2 (0.76%) Syncfusion
6 2 (0.76%) Telerik