Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 56 60
Rank change year-on-year -39 +4 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 126 313 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.27% 4.39% 3.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 5.01% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 265 237
City of London median daily rate £600 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +13.51%
10th Percentile £451 £425 £363
90th Percentile £725 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £600 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +16.67%
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 4,961 6,249 6,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.19% 87.58% 89.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,839 4,928 5,163
City of London median daily rate £520 £513 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +2.40% +5.37%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £677 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £513 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +1.49% +1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 86 60
City of London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +1.60% -6.50%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.31 £13.15
90th Percentile £52.25 £34.00 £31.05
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.13 £20.25
% change year-on-year +9.80% -5.56% +6.58%

OO
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 13 December 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 13 December 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 49 (38.89%) Java
2 46 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (35.71%) Finance
4 44 (34.92%) OOP
5 39 (30.95%) TDD
6 36 (28.57%) C#
6 36 (28.57%) Python
7 35 (27.78%) Microservices
8 34 (26.98%) SQL
9 33 (26.19%) JavaScript
10 31 (24.60%) Greenfield Project
11 30 (23.81%) Test Automation
12 29 (23.02%) React
13 26 (20.63%) Multithreading
13 26 (20.63%) NoSQL
14 25 (19.84%) AngularJS
14 25 (19.84%) RESTful
15 24 (19.05%) OOD
15 24 (19.05%) Data Structures
16 23 (18.25%) Banking
16 23 (18.25%) Degree
17 22 (17.46%) Unit Testing
18 20 (15.87%) TypeScript
19 19 (15.08%) Hedge funds
19 19 (15.08%) REST
19 19 (15.08%) Equities
19 19 (15.08%) C++
20 18 (14.29%) Kafka
21 17 (13.49%) Mathematics
21 17 (13.49%) 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 11 (8.73%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (7.94%) Apache Spark
3 9 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (3.97%) Apache Airflow
4 5 (3.97%) Luigi
5 2 (1.59%) Confluence
6 1 (0.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.94%) Azure
1 10 (7.94%) GCP
2 8 (6.35%) AWS
3 3 (2.38%) IaaS
3 3 (2.38%) PaaS
4 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.79%) AWS IoT
5 1 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.79%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) Multicast
2 3 (2.38%) HTTP
3 2 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (0.79%) FTP
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.63%) NoSQL
2 14 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 10 (7.94%) Redis
5 9 (7.14%) Big Data
6 7 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 7 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.76%) Couchbase
8 5 (3.97%) Azkaban
8 5 (3.97%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.59%) MySQL
10 2 (1.59%) OLAP
11 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.79%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.79%) DB2
11 1 (0.79%) HBase
11 1 (0.79%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.79%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 11 (8.73%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.97%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.97%) JUnit
2 5 (3.97%) Maven
2 5 (3.97%) TestNG
3 4 (3.17%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.38%) Subversion
5 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.59%) JIRA
5 2 (1.59%) Mocha
5 2 (1.59%) NUnit
5 2 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.59%) Selenium
6 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.79%) MorphX
6 1 (0.79%) NSubstitute
6 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (35.71%) Finance
2 23 (18.25%) Banking
3 15 (11.90%) Front Office
4 10 (7.94%) Back Office
5 3 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.38%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.38%) Retail
6 2 (1.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 107 (84.92%) Developer
2 28 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 18 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 17 (13.49%) Senior Developer
5 16 (12.70%) Java Developer
6 12 (9.52%) React Developer
7 9 (7.14%) Data Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (6.35%) Scala Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.17%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.17%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.17%) Java Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Ruby Developer
10 3 (2.38%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.38%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 3 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.38%) Quantitative Developer
10 3 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (2.38%) Senior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.02%) React
2 25 (19.84%) AngularJS
2 25 (19.84%) RESTful
3 19 (15.08%) REST
4 18 (14.29%) Kafka
5 17 (13.49%) Web Services
6 14 (11.11%) Node.js
7 13 (10.32%) .NET
7 13 (10.32%) HTML
7 13 (10.32%) Redux
8 12 (9.52%) CSS
9 9 (7.14%) GraphQL
10 7 (5.56%) .NET Framework
10 7 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (5.56%) HTML5
11 6 (4.76%) Akka
11 6 (4.76%) CSS3
11 6 (4.76%) Play Framework
11 6 (4.76%) Vue.js
11 6 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.60%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (19.05%) Data Structures
3 19 (15.08%) Equities
3 19 (15.08%) Hedge funds
4 12 (9.52%) Algorithms
5 7 (5.56%) User Experience
6 4 (3.17%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.38%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.59%) Derivative
8 2 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.59%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.59%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.59%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.79%) Robotics
9 1 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.35%) Linux
2 5 (3.97%) Windows
3 4 (3.17%) Android
4 3 (2.38%) Unix
5 2 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.92%) OOP
3 39 (30.95%) TDD
4 35 (27.78%) Microservices
5 30 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 26 (20.63%) Multithreading
7 24 (19.05%) OOD
8 22 (17.46%) Unit Testing
9 17 (13.49%) DevOps
9 17 (13.49%) Mathematics
10 16 (12.70%) Functional Programming
11 15 (11.90%) Analytics
11 15 (11.90%) Computer Science
11 15 (11.90%) Scrum
11 15 (11.90%) Web Development
12 13 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (10.32%) Investment Management
12 13 (10.32%) Kanban
12 13 (10.32%) Low Latency
12 13 (10.32%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 49 (38.89%) Java
2 36 (28.57%) C#
2 36 (28.57%) Python
3 34 (26.98%) SQL
4 33 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 20 (15.87%) TypeScript
6 19 (15.08%) C++
7 14 (11.11%) Scala
8 8 (6.35%) Ruby
9 6 (4.76%) ES6
10 5 (3.97%) AWK
10 5 (3.97%) Java 8
10 5 (3.97%) sed
11 4 (3.17%) Go
12 3 (2.38%) VB
12 3 (2.38%) VBA
13 1 (0.79%) C
13 1 (0.79%) PHP
13 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (18.25%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) EMIR
2 1 (0.79%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (10.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.76%) Marathon
2 6 (4.76%) Mesos
3 1 (0.79%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (11.11%) Oracle
2 7 (5.56%) Solace
3 6 (4.76%) Google
3 6 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.59%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.59%) InterSystems
4 2 (1.59%) Sencha
5 1 (0.79%) Automation Anywhere
5 1 (0.79%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.79%) IBM
5 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.79%) UiPath