Period
to 14 September 2019

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 14 September 2019 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
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 65 57
Rank change year-on-year -44 -8 0
Contract jobs citing OO 136 263 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.18% 3.76% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 4.30% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 221 231
City of London median daily rate £600 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +13.51%
10th Percentile £436 £363 £375
90th Percentile £725 £663 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.23% -68.29% -
10th Percentile £32.50 £12.50 £39.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £15.30 £43.00
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £41.00
% 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 5,614 6,120 6,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.16% 87.45% 89.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,388 4,860 4,738
City of London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £340 £330 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 107 55
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -8.78% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.14 £13.05
90th Percentile £53.75 £33.30 £31.20
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.95% -1.58% -5.00%

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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 14 September 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 14 September 2019, 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 69 (50.74%) Java
2 54 (39.71%) TDD
3 53 (38.97%) OOP
4 48 (35.29%) SQL
5 44 (32.35%) Microservices
6 41 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (28.68%) JavaScript
8 36 (26.47%) C#
9 35 (25.74%) Finance
10 33 (24.26%) NoSQL
11 31 (22.79%) RESTful
12 30 (22.06%) Test Automation
12 30 (22.06%) React
13 29 (21.32%) Python
14 27 (19.85%) Docker
15 25 (18.38%) HTML
15 25 (18.38%) OOD
16 23 (16.91%) Software Engineering
16 23 (16.91%) Functional Programming
17 22 (16.18%) Banking
17 22 (16.18%) Multithreading
18 21 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (15.44%) Kubernetes
19 20 (14.71%) Kafka
19 20 (14.71%) CSS
20 19 (13.97%) Web Services
20 19 (13.97%) Linux
20 19 (13.97%) BDD
20 19 (13.97%) Scala
20 19 (13.97%) 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 19 (13.97%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.41%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.21%) WordPress
4 2 (1.47%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.47%) Confluence
4 2 (1.47%) IPython
4 2 (1.47%) Luigi
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) SAP ERP
1 5 (3.68%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.35%) AWS
2 9 (6.62%) Azure
3 6 (4.41%) GCP
4 2 (1.47%) npm
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.74%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.74%) IaaS
5 1 (0.74%) PaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Route 53
5 1 (0.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Serverless
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.74%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.76%) HTTP
2 7 (5.15%) Internet
3 4 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.21%) DHCP
4 3 (2.21%) DNS
4 3 (2.21%) FTP
4 3 (2.21%) IPsec
4 3 (2.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.26%) NoSQL
2 19 (13.97%) Relational Database
3 14 (10.29%) Couchbase
4 10 (7.35%) MySQL
4 10 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.62%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.15%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.41%) Big Data
7 6 (4.41%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.94%) Redis
9 2 (1.47%) Azkaban
9 2 (1.47%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.47%) HBase
9 2 (1.47%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.47%) OLAP
10 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.74%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.94%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.94%) JUnit
3 4 (2.94%) NUnit
3 4 (2.94%) Selenium
4 3 (2.21%) Maven
4 3 (2.21%) Subversion
4 3 (2.21%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.47%) JIRA
5 2 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.47%) Mocha
5 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.47%) TestNG
6 1 (0.74%) jMock
6 1 (0.74%) Mockito
6 1 (0.74%) Moq
6 1 (0.74%) MSTest
6 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (25.74%) Finance
2 22 (16.18%) Banking
3 16 (11.76%) Front Office
4 11 (8.09%) Back Office
4 11 (8.09%) Public Sector
5 5 (3.68%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.47%) Local Government
6 2 (1.47%) Marketing
6 2 (1.47%) Publishing
6 2 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (78.68%) Developer
2 23 (16.91%) Java Developer
3 20 (14.71%) C# Developer
4 16 (11.76%) Scala Developer
5 14 (10.29%) Senior Developer
6 12 (8.82%) Python Developer
7 10 (7.35%) React Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Architect
9 6 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Data Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.68%) Hybris Architect
10 5 (3.68%) Java Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Pricing Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Ruby Developer
10 5 (3.68%) SAP Architect
11 3 (2.21%) RAD Developer
11 3 (2.21%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.79%) RESTful
2 30 (22.06%) React
3 25 (18.38%) HTML
4 20 (14.71%) CSS
4 20 (14.71%) Kafka
5 19 (13.97%) Web Services
6 17 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 17 (12.50%) REST
7 16 (11.76%) Akka
8 15 (11.03%) Play Framework
9 14 (10.29%) Node.js
10 13 (9.56%) Spring
11 12 (8.82%) Redux
11 12 (8.82%) XML
12 10 (7.35%) .NET
12 10 (7.35%) HTML5
13 9 (6.62%) SOAP
14 7 (5.15%) J2EE
15 6 (4.41%) JSON
15 6 (4.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (10.29%) Hedge funds
3 12 (8.82%) Data Structures
4 8 (5.88%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.41%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.94%) Equities
6 4 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.21%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.21%) Derivative
7 3 (2.21%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.21%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.21%) User Experience
8 2 (1.47%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.74%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.97%) Linux
2 4 (2.94%) Unix
3 3 (2.21%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.47%) Windows
5 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (39.71%) TDD
2 53 (38.97%) OOP
3 44 (32.35%) Microservices
4 41 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (22.06%) Test Automation
6 25 (18.38%) OOD
7 23 (16.91%) Functional Programming
7 23 (16.91%) Software Engineering
8 22 (16.18%) Multithreading
9 21 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (13.97%) BDD
11 18 (13.24%) Unit Testing
12 17 (12.50%) DevOps
13 15 (11.03%) Scrum
14 14 (10.29%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (10.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 14 (10.29%) SDLC
14 14 (10.29%) Web Development
15 13 (9.56%) Open Source
15 13 (9.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 69 (50.74%) Java
2 48 (35.29%) SQL
3 39 (28.68%) JavaScript
4 36 (26.47%) C#
5 29 (21.32%) Python
6 19 (13.97%) Scala
7 17 (12.50%) TypeScript
8 9 (6.62%) C++
9 8 (5.88%) Java 8
9 8 (5.88%) Ruby
10 6 (4.41%) ES6
11 5 (3.68%) PHP
12 4 (2.94%) Go
13 3 (2.21%) ES7
13 3 (2.21%) PHP 7
13 3 (2.21%) VBA
14 2 (1.47%) AWK
14 2 (1.47%) Cython
14 2 (1.47%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.47%) sed
Qualifications
1 17 (12.50%) Degree
2 8 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) EMIR
2 1 (0.74%) MiFID
System Software
1 27 (19.85%) Docker
2 4 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (15.44%) Kubernetes
2 14 (10.29%) Marathon
2 14 (10.29%) Mesos
3 4 (2.94%) Puppet
4 3 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.74%) Istio
5 1 (0.74%) linkerd
Vendors
1 8 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.15%) Oracle
3 5 (3.68%) hybris
3 5 (3.68%) SAP
4 4 (2.94%) InterSystems
5 3 (2.21%) Google
6 2 (1.47%) Sencha
6 2 (1.47%) Sybase
7 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.74%) Tableau
7 1 (0.74%) TIBCO