Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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 Programming (OOP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 149 195
Rank change year-on-year -10 +46 +12
Contract jobs citing OOP 81 106 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.15% 1.59% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.82% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 87 69
City of London median daily rate £525 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £385 £319 £299
90th Percentile £650 £530 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +23.53% +2.72% -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
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 6210 5816 7704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.39% 87.43% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4932 4656 6127
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £664 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 73
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.75 £10.87
90th Percentile £30.90 £54.03 £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.46 £20.50
% change year-on-year +4.06% -5.07% +13.92%

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 19 November 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 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

OOP
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £425 -
OOP
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (54.32%) C#
3 42 (51.85%) TDD
4 39 (48.15%) OO
5 36 (44.44%) .NET
6 32 (39.51%) SQL Server
7 31 (38.27%) JavaScript
8 25 (30.86%) Java
8 25 (30.86%) WCF
9 24 (29.63%) OOD
10 23 (28.40%) SQL
11 20 (24.69%) C++
11 20 (24.69%) HTML
12 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
13 18 (22.22%) CSS
13 18 (22.22%) Web Services
14 17 (20.99%) Finance
14 17 (20.99%) Scrum
14 17 (20.99%) RESTful
15 16 (19.75%) AngularJS
15 16 (19.75%) JSON
15 16 (19.75%) Data Structures
15 16 (19.75%) Algorithms
16 15 (18.52%) XML
16 15 (18.52%) T-SQL
16 15 (18.52%) Node.js
17 14 (17.28%) HTML5
17 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
18 13 (16.05%) WPF
18 13 (16.05%) Apple iOS

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 6 (7.41%) Drupal
2 3 (3.70%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.70%) CMS
2 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.70%) Jupyter
2 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.23%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.23%) nginx
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.23%) Magento
1 1 (1.23%) Odoo
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) GitHub
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.70%) npm
4 2 (2.47%) Google Play
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) Network Security
2 1 (1.23%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) MySQL
3 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.47%) Redis
4 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
5 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.88%) JIRA
4 5 (6.17%) Crashlytics
5 4 (4.94%) Subversion
6 3 (3.70%) Bower
6 3 (3.70%) Gradle
6 3 (3.70%) Selenium
6 3 (3.70%) Vagrant
6 3 (3.70%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.47%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.23%) LINQPad
8 1 (1.23%) MSTest
8 1 (1.23%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.23%) TestNG
8 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Legal
3 6 (7.41%) Banking
3 6 (7.41%) Marketing
4 3 (3.70%) Retail
5 2 (2.47%) Front Office
6 1 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (90.12%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) C# Developer
3 15 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.11%) C# WPF Developer
5 9 (11.11%) WPF Developer
6 8 (9.88%) iOS Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Android Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Drupal Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Agile C# Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Agile Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Python Developer
10 4 (4.94%) C++ Developer
10 4 (4.94%) QA Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Quantitative Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (44.44%) .NET
2 25 (30.86%) WCF
3 20 (24.69%) HTML
4 18 (22.22%) CSS
4 18 (22.22%) Web Services
5 17 (20.99%) RESTful
6 16 (19.75%) AngularJS
6 16 (19.75%) JSON
7 15 (18.52%) Node.js
7 15 (18.52%) XML
8 14 (17.28%) HTML5
9 13 (16.05%) REST
9 13 (16.05%) WinForms
9 13 (16.05%) WPF
10 12 (14.81%) jQuery
11 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (13.58%) CSS3
12 10 (12.35%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (12.35%) SOAP
13 7 (8.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Algorithms
1 16 (19.75%) Data Structures
2 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
3 12 (14.81%) Hedge funds
4 6 (7.41%) Animation
4 6 (7.41%) iPad
4 6 (7.41%) iPhone
5 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.94%) Derivative
6 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.70%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.47%) Robotics
9 1 (1.23%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.23%) Equities
9 1 (1.23%) Fintech
9 1 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.23%) User Experience
9 1 (1.23%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Apple iOS
2 12 (14.81%) Android
3 3 (3.70%) Linux
4 2 (2.47%) Unix
5 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (51.85%) TDD
3 39 (48.15%) OO
4 24 (29.63%) OOD
5 17 (20.99%) Scrum
6 13 (16.05%) Pair Programming
7 12 (14.81%) MVC
8 10 (12.35%) Android Development
8 10 (12.35%) API Development
8 10 (12.35%) iOS Development
9 9 (11.11%) BDD
10 8 (9.88%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.64%) Multithreading
11 7 (8.64%) Unit Testing
12 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
12 6 (7.41%) Domain-Driven Design
12 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.41%) Mathematics
12 6 (7.41%) Software Architecture
13 5 (6.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 44 (54.32%) C#
2 31 (38.27%) JavaScript
3 25 (30.86%) Java
4 23 (28.40%) SQL
5 20 (24.69%) C++
6 15 (18.52%) T-SQL
7 8 (9.88%) PHP
8 7 (8.64%) Python
9 5 (6.17%) Scala
10 4 (4.94%) Apple Swift
10 4 (4.94%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.70%) Ada
11 3 (3.70%) C
11 3 (3.70%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.47%) ES6
12 2 (2.47%) Ruby
12 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.47%) VBA
13 1 (1.23%) ABAP
13 1 (1.23%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.23%) MCP
3 1 (1.23%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) Apigee
3 6 (7.41%) Apple
4 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.47%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.47%) Blue Prism
4 2 (2.47%) Google
4 2 (2.47%) Reuters
5 1 (1.23%) Caplin
5 1 (1.23%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.23%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.23%) RedGate
5 1 (1.23%) SAP
5 1 (1.23%) Sybase
5 1 (1.23%) Syncfusion
5 1 (1.23%) Telerik
5 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.23%) Twitter