Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 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 (OO)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 57 50
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 -14
Contract jobs citing OO 1991 1693 1909
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.28% 3.74% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.92% 4.34% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1587 1293 1526
London median daily rate £515 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.44% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £488 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +14.71% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 2
London median hourly rate £47.83 £70.57 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.22% +109.10% -25.00%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% +5.00%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40487 39001 39528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.22% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29443 28001 28255
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 404 472
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.09 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for OO in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the London region over the 6 months to 18 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
Central London -7 304 £525 +16.67% 63
South London +32 125 £525 +20.00% 2
West London +3 107 £493 +9.44% 17
East London +3 37 £575 +35.29% 5
North London -16 3 £350 -3.45% 6
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England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 London region with a requirement for OO.

1 1091 (54.80%) Agile Software Development
2 896 (45.00%) Java
3 811 (40.73%) JavaScript
4 809 (40.63%) TDD
5 595 (29.88%) HTML
6 496 (24.91%) CSS
7 489 (24.56%) Finance
8 449 (22.55%) HTML5
9 426 (21.40%) C#
10 404 (20.29%) Git (software)
11 393 (19.74%) AngularJS
12 386 (19.39%) SQL
13 384 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
14 366 (18.38%) Scrum
15 360 (18.08%) OOD
16 340 (17.08%) React
17 333 (16.73%) Test Automation
18 326 (16.37%) .NET
19 322 (16.17%) OOP
19 322 (16.17%) RESTful
20 294 (14.77%) BDD
21 285 (14.31%) CSS3
22 282 (14.16%) Web Services
23 280 (14.06%) Python
24 277 (13.91%) Banking
25 268 (13.46%) REST
26 259 (13.01%) Spring
27 253 (12.71%) Oracle
28 252 (12.66%) Node.js
29 251 (12.61%) Software Engineering

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 131 (6.58%) Tomcat
2 128 (6.43%) Confluence
3 86 (4.32%) WebLogic
4 85 (4.27%) OpenStack
5 84 (4.22%) WebSphere
6 75 (3.77%) CMS
7 55 (2.76%) WildFly
8 48 (2.41%) JBoss
9 44 (2.21%) Apache Spark
10 41 (2.06%) Apache
11 29 (1.46%) Apache Solr
12 23 (1.16%) Drupal
12 23 (1.16%) WordPress
13 21 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
14 19 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (0.65%) NServiceBus
16 12 (0.60%) IIS
17 10 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 9 (0.45%) nginx
19 7 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (1.21%) Photoshop
2 14 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.15%) InVision
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.050%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (0.90%) Magento
2 9 (0.45%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.30%) Endur
4 3 (0.15%) RMDS
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.10%) Shopify
6 1 (0.050%) AquaLogic BPM
6 1 (0.050%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.050%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.050%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.050%) Maximo
6 1 (0.050%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.050%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.050%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.050%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.050%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.050%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 231 (11.60%) Amazon AWS
2 170 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (2.66%) GitHub
4 50 (2.51%) npm
5 31 (1.56%) IaaS
6 25 (1.26%) SaaS
7 19 (0.95%) Yarn
8 17 (0.85%) Force.com
9 16 (0.80%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 16 (0.80%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 15 (0.75%) iPaaS
11 10 (0.50%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.45%) Heroku
13 8 (0.40%) G Suite
13 8 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
14 5 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.25%) PaaS
15 4 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.20%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.11%) HTTP
2 35 (1.76%) Internet
3 23 (1.16%) LDAP
4 21 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.90%) DNS
6 11 (0.55%) SSL
7 10 (0.50%) FIX Connectivity
7 10 (0.50%) Network Security
8 9 (0.45%) Kerberos
9 8 (0.40%) SMTP
10 7 (0.35%) Intranet
11 6 (0.30%) IMAP
12 4 (0.20%) DHCP
13 3 (0.15%) AMQP
13 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.15%) SSH
14 2 (0.10%) FTP
14 2 (0.10%) SMS
14 2 (0.10%) VPN
15 1 (0.050%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (12.05%) NoSQL
2 200 (10.05%) SQL Server
3 193 (9.69%) Relational Database
4 190 (9.54%) MySQL
5 131 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
6 99 (4.97%) RDBMS
7 82 (4.12%) MongoDB
8 80 (4.02%) Big Data
9 61 (3.06%) Hadoop
10 49 (2.46%) HBase
11 45 (2.26%) Oracle Database
12 37 (1.86%) RavenDB
13 32 (1.61%) KDB
14 29 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
16 24 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
17 20 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
18 18 (0.90%) DB2
19 16 (0.80%) OLTP
19 16 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 404 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 228 (11.45%) JIRA
3 217 (10.90%) Jenkins
4 193 (9.69%) Maven
5 169 (8.49%) JUnit
6 114 (5.73%) NUnit
6 114 (5.73%) Subversion
7 97 (4.87%) Mockito
8 88 (4.42%) TeamCity
9 81 (4.07%) MSTest
10 78 (3.92%) Jasmine
11 75 (3.77%) Selenium
12 68 (3.42%) gulp
13 65 (3.26%) Grunt
14 64 (3.21%) SonarQube
15 60 (3.01%) webpack
16 57 (2.86%) Cucumber
17 56 (2.81%) Mocha
18 55 (2.76%) SpecFlow
19 51 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 489 (24.56%) Finance
2 277 (13.91%) Banking
3 226 (11.35%) Front Office
4 124 (6.23%) Investment Banking
5 60 (3.01%) Marketing
6 57 (2.86%) Retail
7 55 (2.76%) Publishing
8 32 (1.61%) Retail Banking
9 26 (1.31%) Advertising
9 26 (1.31%) Games
10 25 (1.26%) Back Office
11 24 (1.21%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.60%) Telecoms
13 10 (0.50%) Automotive
14 8 (0.40%) Electronics
14 8 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.25%) Law
15 5 (0.25%) Legal
15 5 (0.25%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1662 (83.48%) Developer
2 494 (24.81%) Java Developer
3 246 (12.36%) JavaScript Developer
4 214 (10.75%) C# Developer
5 211 (10.60%) Senior Developer
6 152 (7.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 129 (6.48%) .NET Developer
8 128 (6.43%) Full Stack Developer
9 116 (5.83%) Angular Developer
10 88 (4.42%) Python Developer
11 82 (4.12%) Node.js Developer
12 79 (3.97%) Architect
12 79 (3.97%) C++ Developer
13 78 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
14 72 (3.62%) Agile Developer
15 70 (3.52%) UI Developer
16 67 (3.37%) iOS Developer
17 64 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
18 55 (2.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
19 51 (2.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 595 (29.88%) HTML
2 496 (24.91%) CSS
3 449 (22.55%) HTML5
4 393 (19.74%) AngularJS
5 340 (17.08%) React
6 326 (16.37%) .NET
7 322 (16.17%) RESTful
8 285 (14.31%) CSS3
9 282 (14.16%) Web Services
10 268 (13.46%) REST
11 259 (13.01%) Spring
12 252 (12.66%) Node.js
13 176 (8.84%) XML
14 166 (8.34%) jQuery
15 154 (7.73%) SOAP
16 142 (7.13%) JSON
17 138 (6.93%) Hibernate
18 130 (6.53%) Sass
19 120 (6.03%) Redux
20 96 (4.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 192 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 178 (8.94%) Computer Science
3 155 (7.79%) Algorithms
4 139 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
5 133 (6.68%) User Experience
6 110 (5.52%) Data Structures
7 90 (4.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 72 (3.62%) Derivative
9 63 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
10 56 (2.81%) Mobile App
11 54 (2.71%) iPad
11 54 (2.71%) iPhone
12 51 (2.56%) Fintech
13 50 (2.51%) Equities
14 39 (1.96%) Fixed Income
15 37 (1.86%) N-Tier
16 36 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
17 25 (1.26%) Hedge funds
18 19 (0.95%) Virtual Team
19 18 (0.90%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 242 (12.15%) Linux
2 192 (9.64%) Unix
3 94 (4.72%) Windows
4 92 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 49 (2.46%) VMS
6 41 (2.06%) Android
7 11 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.50%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.35%) CentOS
9 7 (0.35%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.30%) Solaris
11 5 (0.25%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.050%) Fedora
13 1 (0.050%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.050%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.050%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1091 (54.80%) Agile Software Development
2 809 (40.63%) TDD
3 384 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
4 366 (18.38%) Scrum
5 360 (18.08%) OOD
6 333 (16.73%) Test Automation
7 322 (16.17%) OOP
8 294 (14.77%) BDD
9 251 (12.61%) Software Engineering
10 226 (11.35%) Front End Development
11 219 (11.00%) MVC
12 188 (9.44%) Microservices
13 176 (8.84%) Unit Testing
14 170 (8.54%) SOLID
15 158 (7.94%) SDLC
16 144 (7.23%) DevOps
17 142 (7.13%) E-Commerce
18 139 (6.98%) Multithreading
19 138 (6.93%) OOA/OOD
20 132 (6.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 896 (45.00%) Java
2 811 (40.73%) JavaScript
3 426 (21.40%) C#
4 386 (19.39%) SQL
5 280 (14.06%) Python
6 149 (7.48%) C++
7 132 (6.63%) ES6
8 95 (4.77%) Scala
9 84 (4.22%) PHP
10 77 (3.87%) TypeScript
11 74 (3.72%) Objective-C
12 61 (3.06%) Apple Swift
13 57 (2.86%) Ruby
14 50 (2.51%) JPQL
15 47 (2.36%) T-SQL
16 40 (2.01%) Shell Script
17 39 (1.96%) PL/SQL
18 36 (1.81%) Apex Code
19 27 (1.36%) Perl
20 26 (1.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 165 (8.29%) Degree
2 139 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 103 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 69 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (1.71%) PhD
6 26 (1.31%) Master's Degree
7 12 (0.60%) ISEB
7 12 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.15%) PMP
11 2 (0.10%) CAPM
11 2 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.10%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.050%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.050%) OCP
12 1 (0.050%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.87%) QA
2 31 (1.56%) MiFID
3 23 (1.16%) WCAG
4 15 (0.75%) EMIR
5 9 (0.45%) WAI
6 5 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.15%) GDPR
8 3 (0.15%) UCITS
9 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.10%) SLA
10 1 (0.050%) Basel III
10 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (1.86%) Docker
2 23 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.85%) HDFS
4 11 (0.55%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.20%) NFS
7 3 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.050%) KVM
8 1 (0.050%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 135 (6.78%) Puppet
2 107 (5.37%) Ansible
3 98 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (1.66%) Kubernetes
5 32 (1.61%) Terraform
6 14 (0.70%) Oozie
7 12 (0.60%) BladeLogic
7 12 (0.60%) Control-M
8 11 (0.55%) Kibana
9 10 (0.50%) logstash
10 4 (0.20%) Ambari
11 3 (0.15%) Grafana
11 3 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 1 (0.050%) Docker Swarm
13 1 (0.050%) Marathon
Vendors
1 253 (12.71%) Oracle
2 99 (4.97%) Microsoft
3 76 (3.82%) Sybase
4 51 (2.56%) Apple
5 39 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 39 (1.96%) TIBCO
6 34 (1.71%) Adobe
7 33 (1.66%) Google
8 30 (1.51%) SAP
9 28 (1.41%) IBM
10 23 (1.16%) Atlassian
11 22 (1.10%) Bloomberg
12 17 (0.85%) Reuters
13 16 (0.80%) Sitecore
14 13 (0.65%) ION Trading
14 13 (0.65%) Workday
15 12 (0.60%) BMC
15 12 (0.60%) Tableau
16 11 (0.55%) Hortonworks
16 11 (0.55%) Zend