Period
to 14 August 2018

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 6 months to 14 August 2018 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 Programming (OOP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 186 126
Rank change year-on-year +30 -60 +83
Contract jobs citing OOP 103 54 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.47% 0.82% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.93% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 42 98
City of London median daily rate £472 £535 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.87% +25.88% -
10th Percentile £363 £375 £319
90th Percentile £650 £650 £575
Central London median daily rate £475 £533 £425
% change year-on-year -10.80% +25.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
City of London median hourly rate - £41.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.00% -
Central London median hourly rate - £41.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -18.00% -

OOP 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 6,097 5,824 5,973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.30% 88.82% 87.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,828 4,490 4,810
City of London median daily rate £511 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £331 £320 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 58 46
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.52 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.87% +2.60% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.20 £30.98 £45.29
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -6.50% -4.76%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 60 (58.25%) OO
2 58 (56.31%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (38.83%) Java
4 34 (33.01%) JavaScript
5 33 (32.04%) C#
6 30 (29.13%) HTML
6 30 (29.13%) TDD
7 29 (28.16%) .NET
8 25 (24.27%) CSS
9 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
9 24 (23.30%) SQL
9 24 (23.30%) Finance
10 23 (22.33%) BDD
11 21 (20.39%) Scrum
12 20 (19.42%) MVC
12 20 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
12 20 (19.42%) AngularJS
12 20 (19.42%) Algorithms
12 20 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (18.45%) CSS3
14 18 (17.48%) RESTful
15 16 (15.53%) Git (software)
15 16 (15.53%) Test Automation
16 15 (14.56%) .NET Framework
16 15 (14.56%) Web Services
16 15 (14.56%) Data Structures
16 15 (14.56%) Relational Database
17 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
17 14 (13.59%) Multithreading
18 13 (12.62%) HTML5

OOP
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 5 (4.85%) CMS
2 4 (3.88%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.94%) Confluence
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.97%) InDesign
2 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.88%) GitHub
4 3 (2.91%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.97%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.97%) npm
6 1 (0.97%) PaaS
6 1 (0.97%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.62%) HTTP
2 3 (2.91%) AMQP
2 3 (2.91%) IMAP
2 3 (2.91%) Internet
2 3 (2.91%) MQTT
2 3 (2.91%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.56%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.71%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.77%) MySQL
5 7 (6.80%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.85%) Redis
7 4 (3.88%) Data Lake
8 3 (2.91%) Big Data
8 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.97%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.97%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.97%) HBase
Development Applications
1 16 (15.53%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.74%) NUnit
3 8 (7.77%) Cucumber
3 8 (7.77%) Xdebug
4 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.80%) JUnit
5 6 (5.83%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.85%) Selenium
6 5 (4.85%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.88%) JIRA
7 4 (3.88%) Maven
8 3 (2.91%) GoogleTest
8 3 (2.91%) MSTest
8 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.91%) TestNG
9 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.94%) Moq
9 2 (1.94%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.94%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (23.30%) Finance
2 11 (10.68%) Banking
3 9 (8.74%) Front Office
4 7 (6.80%) Retail
5 6 (5.83%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.91%) Back Office
6 3 (2.91%) Publishing
6 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.94%) Legal
8 1 (0.97%) Law
8 1 (0.97%) Marketing
8 1 (0.97%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 81 (78.64%) Developer
2 19 (18.45%) C# Developer
2 19 (18.45%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.62%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.65%) AWS Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Machine Learning Developer
6 9 (8.74%) LAMP Developer
6 9 (8.74%) PHP Developer
6 9 (8.74%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 8 (7.77%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Lead Developer
7 8 (7.77%) MySQL Developer
7 8 (7.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (5.83%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.13%) HTML
2 29 (28.16%) .NET
3 25 (24.27%) CSS
4 20 (19.42%) AngularJS
5 19 (18.45%) CSS3
6 18 (17.48%) RESTful
7 15 (14.56%) .NET Framework
7 15 (14.56%) Web Services
8 13 (12.62%) HTML5
9 11 (10.68%) JSON
10 10 (9.71%) LAMP
10 10 (9.71%) Sass
10 10 (9.71%) WCF
11 9 (8.74%) REST
11 9 (8.74%) Symfony
11 9 (8.74%) XML
12 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (7.77%) DOM
12 8 (7.77%) Silex
13 7 (6.80%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Algorithms
2 15 (14.56%) Data Structures
3 12 (11.65%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (7.77%) Fintech
4 8 (7.77%) User Experience
5 7 (6.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.83%) Derivative
6 6 (5.83%) Fixed Income
7 4 (3.88%) Animation
8 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.91%) Equities
8 3 (2.91%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.91%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.94%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.97%) Anti-Piracy
10 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.68%) Linux
2 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.88%) Android
3 4 (3.88%) Windows
4 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.94%) Unix
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (58.25%) OO
2 58 (56.31%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (29.13%) TDD
4 23 (22.33%) BDD
5 21 (20.39%) Scrum
6 20 (19.42%) MVC
6 20 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (15.53%) Test Automation
8 14 (13.59%) Multithreading
9 13 (12.62%) Software Engineering
10 12 (11.65%) Machine Learning
11 11 (10.68%) DevOps
11 11 (10.68%) E-Commerce
11 11 (10.68%) Mentoring
11 11 (10.68%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (9.71%) Open Source
13 9 (8.74%) Microservices
13 9 (8.74%) SOA
14 8 (7.77%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.83%) Java
2 34 (33.01%) JavaScript
3 33 (32.04%) C#
4 24 (23.30%) SQL
5 12 (11.65%) Python
6 11 (10.68%) PHP
7 7 (6.80%) TypeScript
8 6 (5.83%) Java 8
9 5 (4.85%) C++
10 4 (3.88%) Kotlin
10 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.88%) Scala
10 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.91%) Ruby
12 2 (1.94%) Ada
13 1 (0.97%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.97%) Go
13 1 (0.97%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Ansible
1 3 (2.91%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.97%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.71%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (7.77%) SAP
4 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.88%) Google
6 3 (2.91%) Apigee
6 3 (2.91%) Oracle
7 2 (1.94%) Informatica
7 2 (1.94%) Jitterbit
7 2 (1.94%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.97%) Adobe
8 1 (0.97%) Apple
8 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.97%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.97%) Splunk