The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
London / City of London
Rank 108 135 127
Rank change year-on-year +27 -8  
Contract jobs citing OOP 46 23 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.54% 0.69% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 0.79% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 18 58
Median daily rate £500 £439 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.96% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £586 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year -3.22% +0.64%  

OOP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2561 2922 4205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.54% 87.83% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2335 3244
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.89 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing OOP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in the City of London

OOP
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 OOP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in the City of London

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in the City of London

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in the City of London

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 68 (73.12%) OO
2 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (52.69%) TDD
4 43 (46.24%) C#
5 37 (39.78%) .NET
6 36 (38.71%) RESTful
7 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
8 31 (33.33%) HTML
8 31 (33.33%) CSS
9 30 (32.26%) Java
9 30 (32.26%) BDD
10 25 (26.88%) SQL Server
11 23 (24.73%) AngularJS
12 22 (23.66%) MVC
13 21 (22.58%) SQL
14 20 (21.51%) Unit Testing
15 19 (20.43%) WebDriver
15 19 (20.43%) Agile Testing
15 19 (20.43%) Scrum
16 18 (19.35%) Web Services
16 18 (19.35%) Linux
17 17 (18.28%) Pair Programming
17 17 (18.28%) NoSQL
17 17 (18.28%) jQuery
17 17 (18.28%) WCF
18 16 (17.20%) .NET Framework
18 16 (17.20%) HTML5
18 16 (17.20%) Process Improvement
18 16 (17.20%) Windows
19 15 (16.13%) Git (software)

OOP
Top Related 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 5 (5.38%) CMS
2 4 (4.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.15%) Apache
3 2 (2.15%) Jupyter
3 2 (2.15%) LiveCycle
3 2 (2.15%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.08%) Kentico
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.30%) HTTP
3 3 (3.23%) SSL
4 2 (2.15%) Internet
5 1 (1.08%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.08%) Extranet
5 1 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.08%) Firewall
5 1 (1.08%) Intranet
5 1 (1.08%) LAN
5 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.88%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.28%) NoSQL
3 13 (13.98%) MongoDB
4 12 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.30%) Couchbase
6 4 (4.30%) MySQL
7 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.08%) Big Data
8 1 (1.08%) DB2
8 1 (1.08%) Endeca
8 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.08%) HBase
8 1 (1.08%) Impala
8 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) WebDriver
2 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.90%) Mockito
3 12 (12.90%) Moq
3 12 (12.90%) MSTest
3 12 (12.90%) NUnit
4 9 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (7.53%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.53%) Selenium
5 7 (7.53%) Visual Studio
6 6 (6.45%) Bower
6 6 (6.45%) Protractor
7 5 (5.38%) SpecFlow
8 4 (4.30%) gulp
8 4 (4.30%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (4.30%) Mocha
8 4 (4.30%) Sinon.JS
8 4 (4.30%) Subversion
9 2 (2.15%) ReSharper
9 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (15.05%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Back Office
3 4 (4.30%) Advertising
3 4 (4.30%) Retail
3 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.23%) Marketing
5 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.15%) Front Office
6 1 (1.08%) Games
6 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 83 (89.25%) Developer
2 19 (20.43%) C# Developer
3 17 (18.28%) Software Developer
4 15 (16.13%) Developer in Test
5 11 (11.83%) Senior Developer
6 10 (10.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (9.68%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (9.68%) C++ Developer
8 8 (8.60%) PHP Developer
9 7 (7.53%) Java Developer
9 7 (7.53%) Linux Developer
9 7 (7.53%) Low Latency C++ Developer
10 6 (6.45%) .NET Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Angular Developer
12 4 (4.30%) MongoDB Developer
12 4 (4.30%) QA Engineer
12 4 (4.30%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (4.30%) Senior C# Software Developer
12 4 (4.30%) Senior Software Developer
13 3 (3.23%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (39.78%) .NET
2 36 (38.71%) RESTful
3 31 (33.33%) CSS
3 31 (33.33%) HTML
4 23 (24.73%) AngularJS
5 18 (19.35%) Web Services
6 17 (18.28%) jQuery
6 17 (18.28%) WCF
7 16 (17.20%) .NET Framework
7 16 (17.20%) HTML5
8 13 (13.98%) REST
9 12 (12.90%) Ajax
9 12 (12.90%) RabbitMQ
9 12 (12.90%) XML
10 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
10 11 (11.83%) CSS3
11 10 (10.75%) Entity Framework
12 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (9.68%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (8.60%) User Experience
3 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.23%) Equities
5 3 (3.23%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.15%) Derivative
6 2 (2.15%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.08%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) iPad
7 1 (1.08%) iPhone
7 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.08%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.08%) RIA
7 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.35%) Linux
2 16 (17.20%) Windows
3 6 (6.45%) CentOS
4 4 (4.30%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.23%) Unix
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.08%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (73.12%) OO
2 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (52.69%) TDD
4 30 (32.26%) BDD
5 22 (23.66%) MVC
6 20 (21.51%) Unit Testing
7 19 (20.43%) Agile Testing
7 19 (20.43%) Scrum
8 17 (18.28%) Pair Programming
9 16 (17.20%) Process Improvement
10 11 (11.83%) Data Modelling
11 9 (9.68%) Front End Development
11 9 (9.68%) SOA
12 8 (8.60%) Software Engineering
13 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (7.53%) Low Latency
13 7 (7.53%) Multithreading
13 7 (7.53%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 6 (6.45%) E-Commerce
14 6 (6.45%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 43 (46.24%) C#
2 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
3 30 (32.26%) Java
4 21 (22.58%) SQL
5 13 (13.98%) C++
5 13 (13.98%) PHP
6 12 (12.90%) T-SQL
7 7 (7.53%) Python
8 5 (5.38%) Scala
9 4 (4.30%) C
10 3 (3.23%) Apple Swift
10 3 (3.23%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.15%) CQL
11 2 (2.15%) PHP 5
11 2 (2.15%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.08%) Go
12 1 (1.08%) Perl
12 1 (1.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Oozie
1 1 (1.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle
3 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.23%) Perforce
4 3 (3.23%) Zend
5 2 (2.15%) Adobe
5 2 (2.15%) Sybase
5 2 (2.15%) Tableau
6 1 (1.08%) ATG
6 1 (1.08%) F5
6 1 (1.08%) IBM
6 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
City, London
Reco Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 2 Month initial contract - likely to extend.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago