Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 212 186
Rank change year-on-year +45 -26 +35
Contract jobs citing OOD 86 37 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.20% 0.56% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.64% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 26 68
City of London median daily rate £575 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% +5.82%
10th Percentile £413 £332 £351
90th Percentile £675 £694 £638
Central London median daily rate £575 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +21.05% -5.00% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 6313 5815 7604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.28% 87.40% 83.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5012 4649 6043
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.75 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.46 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.06% -7.33% +16.70%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OOD as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOD in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in the City of London

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in the City of London

OOD
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 OOD in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OOD.

1 74 (86.05%) OO
2 49 (56.98%) Java
3 40 (46.51%) SQL
3 40 (46.51%) TDD
4 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
5 33 (38.37%) C#
5 33 (38.37%) SQL Server
6 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (33.72%) WCF
8 28 (32.56%) .NET
8 28 (32.56%) Web Services
9 26 (30.23%) AngularJS
10 25 (29.07%) OOP
11 24 (27.91%) Finance
11 24 (27.91%) RESTful
12 23 (26.74%) Banking
13 22 (25.58%) Computer Science
14 20 (23.26%) WPF
14 20 (23.26%) Degree
15 17 (19.77%) Data Structures
15 17 (19.77%) Scrum
16 16 (18.60%) T-SQL
16 16 (18.60%) Algorithms
16 16 (18.60%) SDLC
16 16 (18.60%) Greenfield Project
17 15 (17.44%) React
17 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (17.44%) Test Automation
17 15 (17.44%) Multithreading
17 15 (17.44%) Microsoft

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 (2.33%) Confluence
1 2 (2.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.16%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (1.16%) JBoss
2 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) HTTP
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
1 1 (1.16%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (38.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) KDB
3 3 (3.49%) Kdb+
3 3 (3.49%) MS Access
3 3 (3.49%) MySQL
4 2 (2.33%) DB2
4 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.16%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.30%) Maven
2 8 (9.30%) Robot Framework
3 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.81%) Subversion
5 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.49%) NUnit
6 3 (3.49%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.33%) JIRA
7 2 (2.33%) JUnit
7 2 (2.33%) Mockito
8 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.16%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.16%) GitLab
8 1 (1.16%) gulp
8 1 (1.16%) jMock
8 1 (1.16%) LINQPad
8 1 (1.16%) ReSharper
General
1 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 23 (26.74%) Banking
3 12 (13.95%) Front Office
3 12 (13.95%) Legal
4 5 (5.81%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Marketing
6 2 (2.33%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Digital Economy
7 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (79.07%) Developer
2 23 (26.74%) C# Developer
3 18 (20.93%) Full Stack Developer
4 16 (18.60%) Senior Developer
5 13 (15.12%) Java Developer
5 13 (15.12%) Java Engineer
5 13 (15.12%) JavaScript Engineer
5 13 (15.12%) Senior Java Engineer
6 11 (12.79%) C# WPF Developer
6 11 (12.79%) WPF Developer
7 10 (11.63%) .NET Developer
7 10 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (10.47%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (8.14%) KDB Developer
9 7 (8.14%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 6 (6.98%) Agile Developer
10 6 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (5.81%) Agile C# Developer
11 5 (5.81%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.72%) WCF
2 28 (32.56%) .NET
2 28 (32.56%) Web Services
3 26 (30.23%) AngularJS
4 24 (27.91%) RESTful
5 20 (23.26%) WPF
6 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (17.44%) HTML
6 15 (17.44%) React
6 15 (17.44%) WinForms
7 14 (16.28%) HTML5
7 14 (16.28%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (15.12%) Redux
9 11 (12.79%) JSON
9 11 (12.79%) XML
10 10 (11.63%) Node.js
11 9 (10.47%) CSS
11 9 (10.47%) SOAP
12 7 (8.14%) Spring
13 6 (6.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Computer Science
2 17 (19.77%) Data Structures
3 16 (18.60%) Algorithms
3 16 (18.60%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (15.12%) Hedge funds
5 10 (11.63%) Derivative
6 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.81%) Fixed Income
8 4 (4.65%) Equities
9 3 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (2.33%) e-Learning
10 2 (2.33%) Taxonomies
11 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
11 1 (1.16%) iPad
11 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
11 1 (1.16%) User Experience
11 1 (1.16%) Video on Demand
11 1 (1.16%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Unix
2 4 (4.65%) Linux
3 1 (1.16%) Solaris
3 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (86.05%) OO
2 40 (46.51%) TDD
3 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (29.07%) OOP
5 17 (19.77%) Scrum
6 16 (18.60%) SDLC
7 15 (17.44%) Multithreading
7 15 (17.44%) Test Automation
8 12 (13.95%) BDD
9 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.63%) Electronic Trading
11 9 (10.47%) API Development
11 9 (10.47%) MVC
12 8 (9.30%) Pair Programming
13 7 (8.14%) Analytics
14 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
14 6 (6.98%) Unit Testing
15 4 (4.65%) MVVM
15 4 (4.65%) SOA
15 4 (4.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (56.98%) Java
2 40 (46.51%) SQL
3 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
4 33 (38.37%) C#
5 16 (18.60%) T-SQL
6 8 (9.30%) Python
7 2 (2.33%) C++
7 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.16%) ES6
8 1 (1.16%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) Scala
8 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.16%) MiFID
1 1 (1.16%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) Apigee
3 6 (6.98%) Sybase
4 5 (5.81%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.49%) ION Trading
5 3 (3.49%) Tableau
6 2 (2.33%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.33%) InterSystems
7 1 (1.16%) Apple
7 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.16%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.16%) MarketAxess
7 1 (1.16%) Perforce
7 1 (1.16%) RedGate
7 1 (1.16%) Syncfusion
7 1 (1.16%) Telerik
7 1 (1.16%) Tradeweb