Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 66 55
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11 +14
Contract jobs citing OO 302 265 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.29% 3.72% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 4.16% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 233 245
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £433 £365 £350
90th Percentile £650 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £41.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £41.00 -

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 6,112 6,364 5,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.87% 89.28% 88.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,866 5,051 4,738
City of London median daily rate £508 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.49% +7.37% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 59 55
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £13.13 £13.34 £12.15
90th Percentile £33.45 £30.90 £53.05
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -2.56%

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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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -4 67 £550 -
OO
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 191 (63.25%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (51.66%) TDD
3 130 (43.05%) Java
4 117 (38.74%) Finance
5 109 (36.09%) JavaScript
6 90 (29.80%) HTML
7 67 (22.19%) C#
7 67 (22.19%) Microsoft Azure
8 66 (21.85%) HTML5
9 64 (21.19%) Amazon AWS
10 62 (20.53%) .NET
10 62 (20.53%) SQL Server
11 60 (19.87%) SQL
11 60 (19.87%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (19.21%) CSS
13 57 (18.87%) BDD
13 57 (18.87%) AngularJS
14 54 (17.88%) OOP
15 53 (17.55%) NoSQL
16 47 (15.56%) Git (software)
16 47 (15.56%) MySQL
17 46 (15.23%) Oracle
17 46 (15.23%) Test Automation
18 45 (14.90%) Spring
19 41 (13.58%) WebLogic
20 40 (13.25%) Linux
20 40 (13.25%) MVC
20 40 (13.25%) Microservices
20 40 (13.25%) Greenfield Project
21 39 (12.91%) NUnit

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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 41 (13.58%) WebLogic
2 34 (11.26%) WebSphere
3 31 (10.26%) OpenStack
3 31 (10.26%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.64%) JBoss
5 11 (3.64%) Confluence
5 11 (3.64%) IPython
6 10 (3.31%) Apache
6 10 (3.31%) Apache Spark
7 8 (2.65%) CMS
8 6 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.99%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.99%) WordPress
11 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.33%) Drupal
12 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.33%) Mule
12 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.66%) Snapchat
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.33%) InDesign
4 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Magento
1 1 (0.33%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 67 (22.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (21.19%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.31%) GitHub
4 7 (2.32%) Serverless
5 6 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.99%) Google Play
6 3 (0.99%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.99%) PaaS
7 2 (0.66%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.33%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) Heroku
8 1 (0.33%) npm
8 1 (0.33%) Office 365
8 1 (0.33%) SaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.33%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.32%) HTTP
2 3 (0.99%) AMQP
2 3 (0.99%) Internet
2 3 (0.99%) MQTT
3 1 (0.33%) DHCP
3 1 (0.33%) DNS
3 1 (0.33%) DSL
3 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.33%) ICMP
3 1 (0.33%) SSL
3 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (20.53%) SQL Server
2 53 (17.55%) NoSQL
3 47 (15.56%) MySQL
4 33 (10.93%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (10.93%) Relational Database
5 18 (5.96%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (4.64%) SQL Server 2016
7 12 (3.97%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (2.98%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.65%) Big Data
9 8 (2.65%) DB2
9 8 (2.65%) Redis
10 7 (2.32%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.99%) Apache Kudu
11 6 (1.99%) Impala
12 5 (1.66%) KDB
13 3 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 47 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 39 (12.91%) NUnit
3 37 (12.25%) MSTest
4 33 (10.93%) Maven
5 26 (8.61%) Jenkins
6 17 (5.63%) Cucumber
7 16 (5.30%) JIRA
8 14 (4.64%) JUnit
9 12 (3.97%) Subversion
10 11 (3.64%) Selenium
11 10 (3.31%) webpack
12 9 (2.98%) jMock
13 8 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (2.65%) SpecFlow
13 8 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (2.32%) Gradle
14 7 (2.32%) Jasmine
15 6 (1.99%) FishEye
15 6 (1.99%) Karma Test Runner
15 6 (1.99%) TeamCity
General
1 117 (38.74%) Finance
2 29 (9.60%) Banking
3 19 (6.29%) Front Office
4 10 (3.31%) Advertising
4 10 (3.31%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.98%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.65%) Retail
7 5 (1.66%) Billing
7 5 (1.66%) Law
7 5 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.32%) Publishing
9 3 (0.99%) Legal
10 2 (0.66%) Back Office
10 2 (0.66%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.66%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 257 (85.10%) Developer
2 88 (29.14%) Java Developer
3 57 (18.87%) Senior Developer
4 46 (15.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 39 (12.91%) C# Developer
5 39 (12.91%) JavaScript Developer
6 25 (8.28%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (7.28%) Angular Developer
7 22 (7.28%) Python Developer
8 21 (6.95%) React Developer
9 18 (5.96%) AWS Developer
9 18 (5.96%) Senior C# Developer
10 16 (5.30%) Digital Developer
11 15 (4.97%) .NET Developer
11 15 (4.97%) Digital Transformation
11 15 (4.97%) Lead Developer
12 13 (4.30%) Market Risk Developer
13 11 (3.64%) Quantitative Developer
13 11 (3.64%) SQL Developer
13 11 (3.64%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (29.80%) HTML
2 66 (21.85%) HTML5
3 62 (20.53%) .NET
4 58 (19.21%) CSS
5 57 (18.87%) AngularJS
6 45 (14.90%) Spring
7 36 (11.92%) React
8 34 (11.26%) jQuery
8 34 (11.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 33 (10.93%) Redux
10 30 (9.93%) RESTful
11 25 (8.28%) Sass
12 23 (7.62%) CSS3
12 23 (7.62%) JMS
13 22 (7.28%) .NET Framework
13 22 (7.28%) Middleware
14 21 (6.95%) NumPy
14 21 (6.95%) REST
15 19 (6.29%) Web Services
16 18 (5.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.25%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (11.59%) Data Structures
3 21 (6.95%) Algorithms
4 19 (6.29%) Fintech
4 19 (6.29%) User Experience
5 16 (5.30%) Derivative
5 16 (5.30%) Fixed Income
6 15 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (4.64%) Market Risk
8 13 (4.30%) Client/Server
8 13 (4.30%) Hedge funds
9 12 (3.97%) Computer Science
10 10 (3.31%) Equities
11 9 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.66%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (1.32%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.99%) Graphic Design
14 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.25%) Linux
2 23 (7.62%) Unix
3 7 (2.32%) Android
4 5 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.99%) Windows
7 1 (0.33%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (63.25%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (51.66%) TDD
3 60 (19.87%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (18.87%) BDD
5 54 (17.88%) OOP
6 46 (15.23%) Test Automation
7 40 (13.25%) Microservices
7 40 (13.25%) MVC
8 38 (12.58%) Front End Development
8 38 (12.58%) Multithreading
9 35 (11.59%) OOD
10 34 (11.26%) Scrum
11 30 (9.93%) Software Engineering
12 28 (9.27%) SOA
13 26 (8.61%) Migration
14 24 (7.95%) DevOps
15 22 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (7.28%) Project Management
16 21 (6.95%) Unit Testing
17 19 (6.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 130 (43.05%) Java
2 109 (36.09%) JavaScript
3 67 (22.19%) C#
4 60 (19.87%) SQL
5 38 (12.58%) Python
6 30 (9.93%) Java 8
7 24 (7.95%) TypeScript
8 21 (6.95%) C++
9 11 (3.64%) Cython
10 9 (2.98%) Kotlin
10 9 (2.98%) PHP
11 8 (2.65%) ES6
11 8 (2.65%) Scala
12 7 (2.32%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.32%) VBA
13 6 (1.99%) C
13 6 (1.99%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.66%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.66%) Ruby
15 3 (0.99%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (9.93%) Degree
2 2 (0.66%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.98%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.33%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (7.28%) Docker
2 6 (1.99%) HDFS
3 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (11.59%) Ansible
2 32 (10.60%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (10.60%) Puppet
3 14 (4.64%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.66%) Terraform
5 1 (0.33%) rkt
Vendors
1 46 (15.23%) Oracle
2 23 (7.62%) Sybase
3 18 (5.96%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.98%) Atlassian
4 9 (2.98%) TIBCO
5 7 (2.32%) Google
6 5 (1.66%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.32%) Terracotta
8 3 (0.99%) Informatica
8 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.66%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.66%) Murex
9 2 (0.66%) Pega
9 2 (0.66%) Solace
10 1 (0.33%) Apple
10 1 (0.33%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 1 (0.33%) IBM
10 1 (0.33%) Nintex
10 1 (0.33%) Splunk
10 1 (0.33%) SunGard