Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 57 59
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 -13
Contract jobs citing OO 1,794 1,954 1,694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.92% 4.34% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% 4.93% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,317 1,551 1,320
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £413 £375 £325
90th Percentile £680 £650 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
London median hourly rate £40.00 £47.83 £70.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.37% -32.22% +182.28%
10th Percentile £13.60 £36.15 £55.91
90th Percentile £48.25 £47.83 £94.31
England median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% +9.76% +2.50%

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 40,034 39,666 38,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.52% 88.03% 87.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,906 28,709 27,978
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £640
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 366 407
London median hourly rate £21.13 £22.81 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.39% +6.09% +7.50%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.12 £11.39
90th Percentile £53.13 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.52%

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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 20 October 2018.

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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in London over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 October 2018. 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 +6 371 £525 - 145
South London -1 140 £550 +4.76% 17
West London -4 110 £525 +10.53% 72
East London -9 49 £550 -4.35% 20
North London +2 6 £426 +21.79% 9
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England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 London region with a requirement for OO.

1 982 (54.74%) Agile Software Development
2 791 (44.09%) Java
3 674 (37.57%) TDD
4 669 (37.29%) JavaScript
5 497 (27.70%) Finance
6 496 (27.65%) HTML
7 425 (23.69%) Git (software)
8 381 (21.24%) C#
9 378 (21.07%) CSS
10 370 (20.62%) Test Automation
11 355 (19.79%) .NET
12 352 (19.62%) OOP
13 351 (19.57%) SQL
14 350 (19.51%) HTML5
15 344 (19.18%) AngularJS
16 322 (17.95%) OOD
17 306 (17.06%) Continuous Integration
18 303 (16.89%) Microservices
19 294 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
20 291 (16.22%) Python
21 288 (16.05%) Scrum
22 283 (15.77%) React
23 275 (15.33%) Relational Database
24 264 (14.72%) BDD
25 258 (14.38%) RESTful
26 242 (13.49%) Jenkins
27 241 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
27 241 (13.43%) MVC
28 231 (12.88%) Linux
29 225 (12.54%) Unix

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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
1 126 (7.02%) Confluence
2 107 (5.96%) WebSphere
3 96 (5.35%) Tomcat
4 90 (5.02%) WebLogic
5 80 (4.46%) OpenStack
6 75 (4.18%) Apache
7 56 (3.12%) CMS
8 53 (2.95%) WildFly
9 48 (2.68%) Apache Spark
10 36 (2.01%) JBoss
11 33 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
12 29 (1.62%) NServiceBus
13 18 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
13 18 (1.00%) Commerce Server
14 16 (0.89%) SharePoint
15 10 (0.56%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.50%) nginx
17 7 (0.39%) Mule
17 7 (0.39%) Umbraco
18 6 (0.33%) IPython
Applications
1 23 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 21 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.17%) Maya
6 2 (0.11%) Snapchat
7 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.056%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (0.72%) Magento
1 13 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
2 10 (0.56%) Endur
3 6 (0.33%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.11%) Global One
6 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.11%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.056%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.056%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.056%) SunGard Martini
7 1 (0.056%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 294 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
2 241 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (7.25%) GitHub
4 72 (4.01%) Serverless
5 42 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 24 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
7 22 (1.23%) Heroku
8 21 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (1.00%) npm
10 16 (0.89%) SaaS
10 16 (0.89%) Sauce Labs
11 15 (0.84%) BrowserStack
12 14 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 14 (0.78%) IaaS
12 14 (0.78%) OpenShift
12 14 (0.78%) PaaS
13 12 (0.67%) Google App Engine
14 9 (0.50%) Azure Functions
15 8 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
15 8 (0.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 96 (5.35%) HTTP
2 43 (2.40%) SSL
3 36 (2.01%) DNS
4 35 (1.95%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.95%) AMQP
6 16 (0.89%) FTP
6 16 (0.89%) Internet
7 14 (0.78%) BIG-IP
7 14 (0.78%) DHCP
8 13 (0.72%) HTTPS
8 13 (0.72%) IPsec
9 11 (0.61%) Intranet
10 10 (0.56%) SMTP
11 6 (0.33%) MQTT
12 5 (0.28%) Firewall
12 5 (0.28%) Network Security
12 5 (0.28%) VPN
13 3 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
14 1 (0.056%) DSL
14 1 (0.056%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (15.33%) Relational Database
2 208 (11.59%) NoSQL
3 196 (10.93%) MySQL
4 188 (10.48%) SQL Server
5 137 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
6 94 (5.24%) RDBMS
7 84 (4.68%) MongoDB
8 51 (2.84%) Big Data
9 47 (2.62%) Hadoop
10 28 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (1.34%) Apache Hive
12 22 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
13 21 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (1.17%) Redis
13 21 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
15 17 (0.95%) DB2
15 17 (0.95%) KDB
15 17 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
16 13 (0.72%) HBase
Development Applications
1 425 (23.69%) Git (software)
2 242 (13.49%) Jenkins
3 199 (11.09%) Maven
4 178 (9.92%) JIRA
5 121 (6.74%) JUnit
6 107 (5.96%) NUnit
7 94 (5.24%) Mockito
8 91 (5.07%) Jasmine
8 91 (5.07%) Selenium
9 89 (4.96%) MSTest
10 80 (4.46%) webpack
11 78 (4.35%) Cucumber
12 75 (4.18%) TeamCity
13 69 (3.85%) SonarQube
14 62 (3.46%) Karma Test Runner
15 60 (3.34%) Vagrant
16 58 (3.23%) Checkstyle
17 56 (3.12%) Liquibase
18 54 (3.01%) Subversion
19 52 (2.90%) Grunt
General
1 497 (27.70%) Finance
2 205 (11.43%) Banking
3 115 (6.41%) Front Office
4 95 (5.30%) Retail
5 84 (4.68%) Investment Banking
6 47 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.06%) Games
8 34 (1.90%) Publishing
9 21 (1.17%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.00%) Legal
11 16 (0.89%) Back Office
12 14 (0.78%) Advertising
13 13 (0.72%) Law
13 13 (0.72%) Marketing
14 10 (0.56%) Prime Brokerage
15 8 (0.45%) Billing
16 6 (0.33%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.28%) Electronics
18 4 (0.22%) Retail Banking
19 2 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1,417 (78.99%) Developer
2 419 (23.36%) Java Developer
3 189 (10.54%) Senior Developer
4 177 (9.87%) C# Developer
5 159 (8.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 156 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 149 (8.31%) React Developer
8 125 (6.97%) .NET Developer
9 99 (5.52%) Python Developer
10 79 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
11 77 (4.29%) Angular Developer
12 75 (4.18%) C++ Developer
13 62 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
14 60 (3.34%) Quantitative Developer
15 58 (3.23%) Digital Developer
16 55 (3.07%) Azure Developer
17 54 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
18 52 (2.90%) PHP Developer
19 50 (2.79%) SC Cleared Java Developer
20 48 (2.68%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (27.65%) HTML
2 378 (21.07%) CSS
3 355 (19.79%) .NET
4 350 (19.51%) HTML5
5 344 (19.18%) AngularJS
6 283 (15.77%) React
7 258 (14.38%) RESTful
8 215 (11.98%) REST
9 189 (10.54%) Spring
10 186 (10.37%) jQuery
11 172 (9.59%) CSS3
11 172 (9.59%) Node.js
12 170 (9.48%) Redux
13 164 (9.14%) Web Services
14 122 (6.80%) JMS
15 120 (6.69%) Hibernate
16 111 (6.19%) XML
17 100 (5.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 95 (5.30%) ASP.NET
18 95 (5.30%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 179 (9.98%) Data Structures
2 169 (9.42%) Computer Science
3 160 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
3 160 (8.92%) Greenfield Project
4 157 (8.75%) User Experience
5 152 (8.47%) Algorithms
6 112 (6.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 104 (5.80%) Derivative
8 86 (4.79%) Fixed Income
9 82 (4.57%) Linux Command Line
10 74 (4.12%) Mobile App
11 73 (4.07%) Fintech
12 40 (2.23%) Equities
13 32 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
14 29 (1.62%) Hedge funds
15 24 (1.34%) Market Risk
16 19 (1.06%) Graphic Design
16 19 (1.06%) iPad
16 19 (1.06%) iPhone
17 18 (1.00%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 231 (12.88%) Linux
2 225 (12.54%) Unix
3 72 (4.01%) Apple iOS
4 64 (3.57%) Windows
5 54 (3.01%) VMS
6 51 (2.84%) Android
7 16 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.61%) Solaris
8 11 (0.61%) SUSE
8 11 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 7 (0.39%) CentOS
10 4 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.056%) VME
12 1 (0.056%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.056%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.056%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.056%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 982 (54.74%) Agile Software Development
2 674 (37.57%) TDD
3 370 (20.62%) Test Automation
4 352 (19.62%) OOP
5 322 (17.95%) OOD
6 306 (17.06%) Continuous Integration
7 303 (16.89%) Microservices
8 288 (16.05%) Scrum
9 264 (14.72%) BDD
10 241 (13.43%) MVC
11 203 (11.32%) Software Engineering
12 182 (10.14%) DevOps
12 182 (10.14%) Front End Development
13 173 (9.64%) Unit Testing
14 172 (9.59%) Multithreading
15 151 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
16 134 (7.47%) Open Source
17 126 (7.02%) SOA
18 125 (6.97%) E-Commerce
19 118 (6.58%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 791 (44.09%) Java
2 669 (37.29%) JavaScript
3 381 (21.24%) C#
4 351 (19.57%) SQL
5 291 (16.22%) Python
6 168 (9.36%) C++
7 158 (8.81%) Java 8
8 135 (7.53%) ES6
9 106 (5.91%) PHP
9 106 (5.91%) TypeScript
10 68 (3.79%) Perl
10 68 (3.79%) Scala
11 60 (3.34%) JPQL
12 58 (3.23%) Apple Swift
12 58 (3.23%) Shell Script
13 41 (2.29%) Ruby
14 33 (1.84%) Go
15 32 (1.78%) C
16 30 (1.67%) Objective-C
17 28 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 176 (9.81%) Degree
2 127 (7.08%) Security Cleared
3 108 (6.02%) SC Cleared
4 48 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.00%) Master's Degree
6 13 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (0.56%) PhD
8 7 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.11%) CCSA
11 2 (0.11%) ISEB
11 2 (0.11%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.056%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.056%) HPE ATP
12 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.79%) QA
2 9 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.17%) ISO 20022
4 3 (0.17%) PSD2
5 2 (0.11%) GDPR
5 2 (0.11%) PMO
6 1 (0.056%) EMIR
6 1 (0.056%) IFRS
6 1 (0.056%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.056%) MiFID
6 1 (0.056%) SLA
6 1 (0.056%) WAI
6 1 (0.056%) WCAG
System Software
1 105 (5.85%) Docker
2 14 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (0.61%) HDFS
4 5 (0.28%) vSphere
5 4 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.056%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.056%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.056%) Squid
Systems Management
1 144 (8.03%) Ansible
2 133 (7.41%) Puppet
3 125 (6.97%) Opscode Chef
4 86 (4.79%) Kubernetes
5 37 (2.06%) Terraform
6 11 (0.61%) CFEngine
7 9 (0.50%) Control-M
8 8 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.17%) Mesos
10 3 (0.17%) Packer
10 3 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.11%) Grafana
11 2 (0.11%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.11%) Rancher
11 2 (0.11%) Salt
12 1 (0.056%) CA Service Virtualization
12 1 (0.056%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.056%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 1 (0.056%) rkt
Vendors
1 199 (11.09%) Oracle
2 114 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 54 (3.01%) Sybase
4 51 (2.84%) Google
5 31 (1.73%) SAP
6 28 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 24 (1.34%) Adobe
7 24 (1.34%) Splunk
8 22 (1.23%) Twitter
9 20 (1.11%) TIBCO
10 18 (1.00%) Atlassian
11 16 (0.89%) F5
12 15 (0.84%) DevExpress
13 14 (0.78%) hybris
13 14 (0.78%) Murex
14 10 (0.56%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 10 (0.56%) Demandware
14 10 (0.56%) MapR
14 10 (0.56%) MuleSoft
14 10 (0.56%) Solace