Period
to 13 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 13 July 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 Design (OOD)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 213 233
Rank change year-on-year +98 +20 -41
Contract jobs citing OOD 26 30 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.98% 0.45% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.50% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 25
Median daily rate £619 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £404 £478 £437
90th Percentile £818 £755 £610
Central London median daily rate £544 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -1.14% +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

OOD 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 2,333 6,036 6,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.51% 89.58% 88.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,651 4,695 4,984
Median daily rate £520 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £331 £350 £331
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +0.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 73 106
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% -7.65%
10th Percentile £12.48 £11.25 £12.88
90th Percentile £48.70 £55.95 £33.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.09 £19.00
% change year-on-year +65.96% +11.00% +6.47%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OOD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in the City of London

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OOD in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for OOD in the City of London

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OOD in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for OOD in the City of London

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OOD in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for OOD in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 26 (100.00%) OO
2 17 (65.38%) Java
3 16 (61.54%) Fixed Income
3 16 (61.54%) Electronic Trading
4 13 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (42.31%) Banking
7 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
8 9 (34.62%) HTML
8 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
8 9 (34.62%) Multithreaded Programming
9 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
10 7 (26.92%) Concurrent Programming
10 7 (26.92%) Data Structures
10 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
10 7 (26.92%) HTML5
10 7 (26.92%) Oracle
10 7 (26.92%) Scrum
10 7 (26.92%) RDBMS
11 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (23.08%) Swing
11 6 (23.08%) C#
11 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 6 (23.08%) SQL
11 6 (23.08%) Ant
11 6 (23.08%) QA
11 6 (23.08%) Automated Trading
12 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
12 5 (19.23%) Git (software)

OOD
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 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Jupyter
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Azure
3 1 (3.85%) GCP
3 1 (3.85%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 7 (26.92%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Ant
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) Maven
3 4 (15.38%) Robot Framework
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (42.31%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Front Office
3 2 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 15 (57.69%) Java Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Angular Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) HTML5
3 6 (23.08%) Swing
4 4 (15.38%) .NET
4 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (11.54%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (11.54%) jQuery
5 3 (11.54%) REST
5 3 (11.54%) RESTful
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Core
6 2 (7.69%) CSS
6 2 (7.69%) JDBC
6 2 (7.69%) JMS
6 2 (7.69%) NgRx
6 2 (7.69%) Node.js
6 2 (7.69%) React
7 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Fixed Income
2 7 (26.92%) Data Structures
2 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (15.38%) Derivative
5 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (7.69%) User Experience
7 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) OO
2 16 (61.54%) Electronic Trading
3 13 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) Multithreaded Programming
5 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Concurrent Programming
6 7 (26.92%) Scrum
6 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
7 6 (23.08%) Automated Trading
8 5 (19.23%) MVC
8 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) Greeks
9 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (11.54%) Web Development
10 2 (7.69%) Analytics
10 2 (7.69%) BDD
10 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
10 2 (7.69%) Microservices
10 2 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) Java 8
6 1 (3.85%) Kotlin
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kibana
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) Databricks
4 1 (3.85%) Infragistics
4 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow