Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 63 51
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12 -12
Contract jobs citing OO 1,789 1,451 1,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.87% 3.62% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 4.19% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,417 1,080 1,365
London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £400 £331 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £631
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 0
London median hourly rate £47.67 £33.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.23% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

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 40,310 34,609 38,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.27% 86.27% 85.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,127 24,879 27,309
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £644
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 381 428
London median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +19.05% +12.90%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.70 £53.75 £51.07
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +10.71%

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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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -15 332 £525 +5.00% 130
West London +7 127 £525 +19.32% 91
South London +23 100 £545 +36.25% 8
East London -24 23 £627 +32.05% 23
North London -2 4 £500 - 3
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England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 977 (54.61%) Agile Software Development
2 782 (43.71%) Java
3 654 (36.56%) TDD
4 625 (34.94%) JavaScript
5 472 (26.38%) HTML
6 456 (25.49%) Finance
7 436 (24.37%) C#
8 383 (21.41%) OOP
9 376 (21.02%) Git (software)
10 368 (20.57%) .NET
11 350 (19.56%) HTML5
12 344 (19.23%) CSS
13 324 (18.11%) SQL
14 301 (16.83%) OOD
15 298 (16.66%) Continuous Integration
15 298 (16.66%) Amazon AWS
16 296 (16.55%) RESTful
17 295 (16.49%) React
18 291 (16.27%) Test Automation
19 288 (16.10%) AngularJS
20 263 (14.70%) Scrum
21 257 (14.37%) Relational Database
22 252 (14.09%) Python
23 242 (13.53%) SQL Server
24 239 (13.36%) Linux
24 239 (13.36%) Spring
25 236 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
26 234 (13.08%) MVC
27 225 (12.58%) Jenkins
27 225 (12.58%) Microservices

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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
1 143 (7.99%) Tomcat
2 121 (6.76%) WebSphere
3 101 (5.65%) Confluence
3 101 (5.65%) WebLogic
4 94 (5.25%) OpenStack
5 49 (2.74%) CMS
6 42 (2.35%) Apache
7 41 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
8 37 (2.07%) WildFly
9 33 (1.84%) JBoss
10 30 (1.68%) NServiceBus
11 25 (1.40%) Apache Spark
12 24 (1.34%) Drupal
13 23 (1.29%) Apache Solr
14 16 (0.89%) Commerce Server
15 13 (0.73%) Mule
16 12 (0.67%) DataSynapse
16 12 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 11 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 10 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.61%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.22%) SPSS
4 3 (0.17%) Blender
4 3 (0.17%) Maya
4 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.056%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (0.78%) Magento
2 7 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.22%) Global One
5 3 (0.17%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.056%) Endur
7 1 (0.056%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.056%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 298 (16.66%) Amazon AWS
2 236 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (3.63%) GitHub
4 50 (2.79%) Serverless
5 27 (1.51%) IaaS
5 27 (1.51%) npm
6 23 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 22 (1.23%) Heroku
8 16 (0.89%) Force.com
9 12 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.45%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.39%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.39%) Yarn
12 6 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.28%) MailChimp
14 4 (0.22%) Firebase
14 4 (0.22%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.22%) SaaS
15 3 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 74 (4.14%) HTTP
2 53 (2.96%) TCP/IP
3 42 (2.35%) DNS
4 37 (2.07%) DHCP
5 36 (2.01%) FTP
6 35 (1.96%) SSL
7 26 (1.45%) IPsec
8 19 (1.06%) SMTP
9 11 (0.61%) Internet
10 7 (0.39%) IMAP
11 5 (0.28%) 3G
11 5 (0.28%) ICMP
11 5 (0.28%) LTE
11 5 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
12 3 (0.17%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.17%) Intranet
12 3 (0.17%) SSH
13 2 (0.11%) RS-232
13 2 (0.11%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (14.37%) Relational Database
2 242 (13.53%) SQL Server
3 223 (12.47%) NoSQL
4 196 (10.96%) MySQL
5 150 (8.38%) PostgreSQL
6 147 (8.22%) RDBMS
7 95 (5.31%) MongoDB
8 48 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 45 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 45 (2.52%) SQL Server 2016
10 37 (2.07%) Big Data
11 36 (2.01%) DB2
12 23 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (1.06%) Hadoop
14 17 (0.95%) Oracle Database
15 16 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (0.89%) KDB
16 15 (0.84%) RavenDB
16 15 (0.84%) Tick Data
17 13 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 376 (21.02%) Git (software)
2 225 (12.58%) Jenkins
3 161 (9.00%) JUnit
4 159 (8.89%) Maven
5 156 (8.72%) NUnit
6 154 (8.61%) JIRA
7 97 (5.42%) MSTest
8 93 (5.20%) Mockito
9 77 (4.30%) Selenium
10 74 (4.14%) Cucumber
11 73 (4.08%) SonarQube
12 64 (3.58%) webpack
13 56 (3.13%) TeamCity
14 53 (2.96%) Checkstyle
15 52 (2.91%) Gradle
15 52 (2.91%) Jasmine
15 52 (2.91%) Liquibase
16 48 (2.68%) Grunt
17 46 (2.57%) Subversion
18 43 (2.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 456 (25.49%) Finance
2 200 (11.18%) Front Office
3 199 (11.12%) Banking
4 86 (4.81%) Investment Banking
5 77 (4.30%) Retail
6 43 (2.40%) Financial Institution
7 36 (2.01%) Publishing
8 29 (1.62%) Games
9 28 (1.57%) Retail Banking
10 23 (1.29%) Telecoms
11 17 (0.95%) Back Office
12 13 (0.73%) Multimedia
13 11 (0.61%) Marketing
14 6 (0.34%) Electronics
15 5 (0.28%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.17%) Advertising
16 3 (0.17%) Law
16 3 (0.17%) Legal
17 2 (0.11%) Digital Economy
18 1 (0.056%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,410 (78.81%) Developer
2 400 (22.36%) Java Developer
3 229 (12.80%) C# Developer
4 213 (11.91%) Senior Developer
5 148 (8.27%) JavaScript Developer
6 147 (8.22%) .NET Developer
7 110 (6.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 108 (6.04%) React Developer
9 98 (5.48%) Senior Java Developer
10 78 (4.36%) Angular Developer
11 77 (4.30%) Front Office Developer
12 73 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
13 70 (3.91%) Digital Transformation
14 65 (3.63%) Python Developer
15 64 (3.58%) C++ Developer
16 63 (3.52%) Digital Developer
17 62 (3.47%) Quantitative Developer
18 55 (3.07%) WPF Developer
19 53 (2.96%) Electronic Trading Developer
20 49 (2.74%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 472 (26.38%) HTML
2 368 (20.57%) .NET
3 350 (19.56%) HTML5
4 344 (19.23%) CSS
5 296 (16.55%) RESTful
6 295 (16.49%) React
7 288 (16.10%) AngularJS
8 239 (13.36%) Spring
9 217 (12.13%) REST
10 204 (11.40%) CSS3
11 184 (10.29%) Web Services
12 171 (9.56%) JSON
13 170 (9.50%) XML
14 156 (8.72%) jQuery
15 135 (7.55%) Node.js
16 112 (6.26%) ASP.NET
16 112 (6.26%) Redux
17 108 (6.04%) SOAP
18 105 (5.87%) WPF
19 101 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 200 (11.18%) Greenfield Project
2 168 (9.39%) Computer Science
3 154 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
4 151 (8.44%) Algorithms
5 119 (6.65%) Data Structures
6 116 (6.48%) User Experience
7 96 (5.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 67 (3.75%) Derivative
9 59 (3.30%) Mobile App
10 58 (3.24%) Linux Command Line
11 45 (2.52%) Fintech
12 44 (2.46%) Fixed Income
13 40 (2.24%) Equities
14 35 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
15 26 (1.45%) iPad
15 26 (1.45%) iPhone
16 23 (1.29%) Hedge funds
17 21 (1.17%) Credit Derivative
18 20 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
18 20 (1.12%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 239 (13.36%) Linux
2 191 (10.68%) Unix
3 81 (4.53%) Windows
4 58 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 47 (2.63%) Android
6 39 (2.18%) VMS
7 15 (0.84%) CentOS
8 14 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.34%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.22%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.056%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.056%) HPUX
12 1 (0.056%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.056%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.056%) Solaris
12 1 (0.056%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 977 (54.61%) Agile Software Development
2 654 (36.56%) TDD
3 383 (21.41%) OOP
4 301 (16.83%) OOD
5 298 (16.66%) Continuous Integration
6 291 (16.27%) Test Automation
7 263 (14.70%) Scrum
8 234 (13.08%) MVC
9 225 (12.58%) Microservices
10 216 (12.07%) BDD
11 192 (10.73%) Multithreading
12 185 (10.34%) Front End Development
13 180 (10.06%) DevOps
13 180 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
14 167 (9.33%) Software Engineering
15 148 (8.27%) Unit Testing
16 146 (8.16%) SOLID
17 132 (7.38%) E-Commerce
18 131 (7.32%) SOA
19 130 (7.27%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 782 (43.71%) Java
2 625 (34.94%) JavaScript
3 436 (24.37%) C#
4 324 (18.11%) SQL
5 252 (14.09%) Python
6 162 (9.06%) C++
7 152 (8.50%) Java 8
8 85 (4.75%) ES6
9 78 (4.36%) Perl
10 70 (3.91%) Scala
11 59 (3.30%) PHP
12 58 (3.24%) Ruby
13 53 (2.96%) JPQL
14 45 (2.52%) Shell Script
15 39 (2.18%) TypeScript
16 37 (2.07%) Apple Swift
16 37 (2.07%) Objective-C
17 32 (1.79%) T-SQL
18 28 (1.57%) R
19 23 (1.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 212 (11.85%) Degree
2 91 (5.09%) Security Cleared
3 75 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 52 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 47 (2.63%) PhD
6 26 (1.45%) Master's Degree
7 20 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (0.67%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.17%) MCAD
10 3 (0.17%) MCSD
10 3 (0.17%) MCTS
10 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.056%) HPE ATP
11 1 (0.056%) OCP
11 1 (0.056%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.80%) QA
2 23 (1.29%) EMIR
3 20 (1.12%) MiFID
4 19 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.73%) GCP
6 11 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
7 9 (0.50%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.28%) WCAG
9 4 (0.22%) SLA
10 2 (0.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 108 (6.04%) Docker
2 26 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.45%) vSphere
6 6 (0.34%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.11%) HDFS
8 1 (0.056%) KVM
Systems Management
1 171 (9.56%) Puppet
2 162 (9.06%) Opscode Chef
3 161 (9.00%) Ansible
4 38 (2.12%) Kubernetes
5 19 (1.06%) Salt
6 17 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
7 11 (0.61%) Terraform
8 8 (0.45%) Control-M
9 7 (0.39%) Kibana
9 7 (0.39%) logstash
10 5 (0.28%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.11%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 2 (0.11%) Nagios
11 2 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 1 (0.056%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.056%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.056%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.056%) Marathon
Vendors
1 211 (11.79%) Oracle
2 62 (3.47%) Microsoft
3 51 (2.85%) Sybase
4 35 (1.96%) Google
5 26 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (1.23%) hybris
7 21 (1.17%) SAP
8 20 (1.12%) TIBCO
9 19 (1.06%) MapR
9 19 (1.06%) Reuters
10 18 (1.01%) Capita
10 18 (1.01%) Twitter
11 17 (0.95%) Bloomberg
12 16 (0.89%) Apple
12 16 (0.89%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.78%) Adobe
13 14 (0.78%) MuleSoft
13 14 (0.78%) VMware
14 12 (0.67%) Perforce
15 10 (0.56%) Tableau