Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 19 September 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 (OO)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 25 52
Rank change year-on-year +2 +27 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 129 62 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 10.72% 10.93% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.02% 11.72% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 37 13
Croydon median daily rate £550 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £513 £375 £346
90th Percentile £575 £547 £568
South London median daily rate £550 £500 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 -

OO 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 Croydon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,073 529 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 89.19% 93.30% 91.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 317 307
Croydon median daily rate £525 £488 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% -1.20%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £639 £553
South London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Croydon median hourly rate £27.00 £13.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -38.64% -20.81%
10th Percentile £20.15 £12.80 £14.70
90th Percentile £33.45 £25.65 £95.00
South London median hourly rate £43.63 £47.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -8.16% +131.71% -57.14%

OO
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Croydon

OO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Croydon

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Croydon over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Croydon region with a requirement for OO.

1 125 (96.90%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (96.12%) Java
3 80 (62.02%) Security Cleared
3 80 (62.02%) Git (software)
4 78 (60.47%) SC Cleared
5 76 (58.91%) Test Automation
5 76 (58.91%) TDD
6 66 (51.16%) JIRA
7 65 (50.39%) Confluence
8 64 (49.61%) RESTful
8 64 (49.61%) Maven
9 62 (48.06%) Microservices
10 60 (46.51%) SonarQube
10 60 (46.51%) Mockito
10 60 (46.51%) JUnit
11 55 (42.64%) REST
12 54 (41.86%) Java 8
13 52 (40.31%) Hibernate
14 51 (39.53%) Relational Database
15 50 (38.76%) Dependency Injection
15 50 (38.76%) OOA/OOD
15 50 (38.76%) JMS
15 50 (38.76%) RDBMS
16 49 (37.98%) Unix
16 49 (37.98%) Checkstyle
16 49 (37.98%) Amazon AWS
16 49 (37.98%) Domain-Driven Design
16 49 (37.98%) CQRS
16 49 (37.98%) JAX-RS
16 49 (37.98%) JPQL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 65 (50.39%) Confluence
2 48 (37.21%) WildFly
3 44 (34.11%) Tomcat
4 37 (28.68%) WebLogic
5 36 (27.91%) OpenStack
5 36 (27.91%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.78%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (13.18%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 49 (37.98%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (27.91%) GitHub
2 36 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.20%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (39.53%) Relational Database
2 50 (38.76%) RDBMS
3 44 (34.11%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (27.91%) MySQL
4 36 (27.91%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 80 (62.02%) Git (software)
2 66 (51.16%) JIRA
3 64 (49.61%) Maven
4 60 (46.51%) JUnit
4 60 (46.51%) Mockito
4 60 (46.51%) SonarQube
5 49 (37.98%) Checkstyle
6 48 (37.21%) Liquibase
6 48 (37.21%) Vagrant
7 47 (36.43%) Jenkins
8 37 (28.68%) NUnit
9 36 (27.91%) GitLab
9 36 (27.91%) MSTest
10 25 (19.38%) Grunt
11 24 (18.60%) Jasmine
11 24 (18.60%) Karma Test Runner
12 11 (8.53%) DbUnit
12 11 (8.53%) jMock
13 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 3 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 122 (94.57%) Developer
2 99 (76.74%) Java Developer
3 51 (39.53%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 24 (18.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 15 (11.63%) UI Developer
6 5 (3.88%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.10%) Junior
7 4 (3.10%) Junior Developer
7 4 (3.10%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (2.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (1.55%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
9 2 (1.55%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (1.55%) Lead Developer
9 2 (1.55%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (1.55%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (1.55%) Team Leader
9 2 (1.55%) XML Developer
10 1 (0.78%) Agile Developer
10 1 (0.78%) BPM Developer
10 1 (0.78%) Digital Transformation
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (49.61%) RESTful
2 55 (42.64%) REST
3 52 (40.31%) Hibernate
4 50 (38.76%) JMS
5 49 (37.98%) JAX-RS
5 49 (37.98%) Lambda Expressions
6 48 (37.21%) Drools
6 48 (37.21%) Java EE
6 48 (37.21%) WireMock
7 25 (19.38%) CSS
7 25 (19.38%) CSS3
7 25 (19.38%) HTML
7 25 (19.38%) HTML5
8 24 (18.60%) AngularJS
9 13 (10.08%) Spring
10 12 (9.30%) J2EE
10 12 (9.30%) Web Services
11 11 (8.53%) PowerMock
11 11 (8.53%) SOAP
11 11 (8.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (37.98%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (10.08%) User Experience
3 5 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 49 (37.98%) Unix
2 48 (37.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (96.90%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (58.91%) TDD
2 76 (58.91%) Test Automation
3 62 (48.06%) Microservices
4 50 (38.76%) Dependency Injection
4 50 (38.76%) OOA/OOD
5 49 (37.98%) CQRS
5 49 (37.98%) Domain-Driven Design
6 48 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (24.81%) Scrum
8 22 (17.05%) Web Development
9 20 (15.50%) Continuous Deployment
10 18 (13.95%) MVC
10 18 (13.95%) MVVM
10 18 (13.95%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (10.85%) Front End Development
12 11 (8.53%) E-Commerce
13 10 (7.75%) BDD
13 10 (7.75%) Kanban
14 7 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 124 (96.12%) Java
2 54 (41.86%) Java 8
3 49 (37.98%) JPQL
4 28 (21.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (62.02%) Security Cleared
2 78 (60.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) PMO
2 1 (0.78%) GDPR
2 1 (0.78%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (6.20%) vSphere
2 6 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (27.91%) Ansible
1 36 (27.91%) Opscode Chef
1 36 (27.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (27.91%) Oracle
2 17 (13.18%) Adobe
3 8 (6.20%) VMware