Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 102 74
Rank change year-on-year +13 -28 -21
Contract jobs citing OO 59 156 233
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.91% 2.43% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.71% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 132 205
Median daily rate £495 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £414 £375
90th Percentile £713 £725 £670
Central London median daily rate £495 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +169.23% -68.29%
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +169.23% -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 2,691 5,758 6,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.26% 89.67% 88.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,914 4,424 4,832
Median daily rate £515 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £331 £340 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 60 97
Median hourly rate £30.50 £20.57 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.26% +8.28% -1.81%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £12.22
90th Percentile £52.28 £56.50 £38.48
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year +67.36% +4.56% +21.51%

OO
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

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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

OO
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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020, 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 29 (49.15%) Java
2 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.59%) Finance
4 19 (32.20%) SQL
5 17 (28.81%) C#
6 16 (27.12%) OOD
7 15 (25.42%) Oracle
7 15 (25.42%) OOP
7 15 (25.42%) Unit Testing
7 15 (25.42%) Test Automation
8 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
8 14 (23.73%) HTML
9 13 (22.03%) Scrum
9 13 (22.03%) Multithreading
9 13 (22.03%) Degree
10 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
11 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
11 11 (18.64%) AWS
11 11 (18.64%) Microservices
12 10 (16.95%) Data Structures
12 10 (16.95%) React
12 10 (16.95%) Electronic Trading
12 10 (16.95%) Kanban
12 10 (16.95%) HTML5
12 10 (16.95%) Python
13 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
13 9 (15.25%) .NET
13 9 (15.25%) Fixed Income
13 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
13 9 (15.25%) Relational Database

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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 4 (6.78%) Confluence
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
2 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) SugarCRM
3 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) AWS
2 8 (13.56%) GCP
3 2 (3.39%) Azure
3 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) Google Play
4 1 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) IPv4
1 1 (1.69%) IPv6
1 1 (1.69%) SSL
1 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.56%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.08%) MySQL
5 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.39%) Redis
6 2 (3.39%) Spark SQL
7 1 (1.69%) Big Data
7 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.69%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.69%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Ant
1 6 (10.17%) JIRA
2 5 (8.47%) Selenium
3 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.69%) CA Gen
4 1 (1.69%) Hudson
4 1 (1.69%) JUnit
4 1 (1.69%) LSMW
4 1 (1.69%) Moq
4 1 (1.69%) MSTest
4 1 (1.69%) NUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.69%) TestNG
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (35.59%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Back Office
3 5 (8.47%) Public Sector
4 3 (5.08%) Front Office
5 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.39%) Law
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (72.88%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.86%) C# Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (6.78%) Python Developer
5 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Angular Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Architect
5 3 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.08%) React Developer
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Apache Spark Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) Development Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Quantitative Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) HTML
2 10 (16.95%) HTML5
2 10 (16.95%) React
3 9 (15.25%) .NET
3 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
3 9 (15.25%) RESTful
4 7 (11.86%) CSS
4 7 (11.86%) Web Services
5 6 (10.17%) jQuery
5 6 (10.17%) Node.js
5 6 (10.17%) REST
5 6 (10.17%) Swing
6 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.78%) GraphQL
6 4 (6.78%) Redux
6 4 (6.78%) XML
7 3 (5.08%) .NET Core
7 3 (5.08%) CSS3
7 3 (5.08%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Data Structures
2 9 (15.25%) Fixed Income
2 9 (15.25%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (10.17%) Hedge funds
6 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.08%) Derivative
6 3 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (3.39%) User Experience
8 1 (1.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.12%) OOD
3 15 (25.42%) OOP
3 15 (25.42%) Test Automation
3 15 (25.42%) Unit Testing
4 13 (22.03%) Multithreading
4 13 (22.03%) Scrum
5 11 (18.64%) Microservices
5 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
6 10 (16.95%) Electronic Trading
6 10 (16.95%) Kanban
7 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (13.56%) SDLC
9 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
9 7 (11.86%) Concurrent Programming
9 7 (11.86%) DevOps
9 7 (11.86%) Multithreaded Programming
9 7 (11.86%) Web Development
10 6 (10.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) Java
2 19 (32.20%) SQL
3 17 (28.81%) C#
4 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
5 10 (16.95%) Python
6 6 (10.17%) C
7 5 (8.47%) Java 8
7 5 (8.47%) TypeScript
8 3 (5.08%) PHP
8 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.39%) C++
9 2 (3.39%) Perl
9 2 (3.39%) Ruby
9 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.69%) ABAP
10 1 (1.69%) MUMPS
10 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.69%) R
10 1 (1.69%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) MiFID
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Kibana
2 2 (3.39%) Ansible
2 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.39%) logstash
2 2 (3.39%) Terraform
3 1 (1.69%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (1.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) vRealize
3 1 (1.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) Google
4 2 (3.39%) BEA
4 2 (3.39%) GoldenSource
4 2 (3.39%) Informatica
4 2 (3.39%) Pega
4 2 (3.39%) webMethods
5 1 (1.69%) Foundry
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.69%) Netezza
5 1 (1.69%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow