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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
England / London
Rank 52 49 43
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6  
Contract jobs citing OO 745 887 909
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.85% 4.01% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 4.70% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 666 724
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16487 18855 17641
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11864 13608 12398
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 250
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 126 £500 +8.10% 48
Canary Wharf +2 10 £600 +17.93%
Docklands, London -2 4 £495 +11.12%
Westminster +5 2 £475 +1.06%
Croydon +3 2 £425 +13.71% 3
Bromley - 2 £406 -
West End of London +1 1 - - 16
Brentford +1 1 £450 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 2
Twickenham - 1 £350 - 2
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 804 (52.79%) Agile Software Development
2 662 (43.47%) JavaScript
3 650 (42.68%) Java
4 559 (36.70%) TDD
5 544 (35.72%) HTML
6 510 (33.49%) CSS
7 363 (23.83%) C#
8 360 (23.64%) SQL
9 342 (22.46%) Finance
10 329 (21.60%) HTML5
11 328 (21.54%) OOP
12 297 (19.50%) AngularJS
13 286 (18.78%) Scrum
14 284 (18.65%) .NET
15 262 (17.20%) Web Services
16 257 (16.87%) CSS3
17 255 (16.74%) Git (software)
18 253 (16.61%) Banking
19 249 (16.35%) XML
20 234 (15.36%) Linux
21 233 (15.30%) BDD
22 227 (14.90%) RESTful
22 227 (14.90%) OOD
23 221 (14.51%) Spring
24 205 (13.46%) MVC
25 204 (13.39%) Oracle
26 193 (12.67%) Python
27 188 (12.34%) JSON
28 187 (12.28%) SQL Server
29 181 (11.88%) Software Engineering

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Top Related 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 57 (3.74%) Tomcat
2 51 (3.35%) Apache
3 47 (3.09%) WebLogic
4 46 (3.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 40 (2.63%) Confluence
6 39 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 35 (2.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 34 (2.23%) Apache Solr
8 34 (2.23%) JBoss
9 30 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (1.44%) CMS
11 17 (1.12%) Apache Spark
12 15 (0.98%) Mule
13 14 (0.92%) GlassFish
13 14 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
14 12 (0.79%) SharePoint
14 12 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
15 11 (0.72%) IIS
16 9 (0.59%) OpenStack
17 8 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 48 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.05%) MS Office
3 12 (0.79%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.066%) InVision
5 1 (0.066%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.066%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.79%) Magento
2 11 (0.72%) Endur
3 8 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.33%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.20%) Global One
5 3 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.13%) Minerva
6 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.13%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.066%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.066%) RMDS
7 1 (0.066%) SAP CAR
7 1 (0.066%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.066%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.066%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 66 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.50%) GitHub
4 11 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.26%) PaaS
9 3 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.20%) Google Play
9 3 (0.20%) IaaS
9 3 (0.20%) SaaS
10 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.13%) Office 365
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.066%) iTunes
11 1 (0.066%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.066%) Route 53
11 1 (0.066%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.89%) HTTP
2 38 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 26 (1.71%) Internet
4 14 (0.92%) SSL
5 13 (0.85%) Network Security
6 12 (0.79%) LDAP
7 7 (0.46%) FTP
8 6 (0.39%) Intranet
9 4 (0.26%) DNS
9 4 (0.26%) Multicast
9 4 (0.26%) SSH
9 4 (0.26%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.20%) DHCP
10 3 (0.20%) IPsec
10 3 (0.20%) SAN
10 3 (0.20%) SNMP
11 2 (0.13%) Firewall
11 2 (0.13%) OpenVPN
12 1 (0.066%) NAS
12 1 (0.066%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 162 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 112 (7.35%) NoSQL
4 72 (4.73%) MySQL
5 64 (4.20%) MongoDB
5 64 (4.20%) Oracle Database
6 53 (3.48%) Big Data
7 47 (3.09%) DB2
8 45 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 40 (2.63%) RDBMS
10 35 (2.30%) KDB
11 25 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (1.51%) OLTP
13 21 (1.38%) Hadoop
13 21 (1.38%) Tick Data
14 20 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
14 20 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 255 (16.74%) Git (software)
2 139 (9.13%) Jenkins
3 120 (7.88%) JIRA
4 107 (7.03%) Subversion
5 102 (6.70%) Maven
6 77 (5.06%) Selenium
7 71 (4.66%) Jasmine
8 63 (4.14%) Grunt
9 61 (4.01%) WebDriver
10 60 (3.94%) Cucumber
10 60 (3.94%) Gradle
10 60 (3.94%) JUnit
11 47 (3.09%) gulp
12 42 (2.76%) Ant
13 41 (2.69%) Hudson
13 41 (2.69%) NUnit
14 40 (2.63%) Mockito
14 40 (2.63%) Moq
15 37 (2.43%) Mocha
16 33 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 342 (22.46%) Finance
2 253 (16.61%) Banking
3 139 (9.13%) Front Office
4 121 (7.94%) Investment Banking
5 52 (3.41%) Back Office
5 52 (3.41%) Retail
6 43 (2.82%) Games
7 21 (1.38%) Marketing
8 18 (1.18%) Law
9 15 (0.98%) Publishing
10 13 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.72%) Advertising
12 10 (0.66%) Legal
12 10 (0.66%) Telecoms
13 9 (0.59%) Prime Brokerage
14 8 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.26%) Electronics
15 4 (0.26%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1236 (81.16%) Developer
2 286 (18.78%) Java Developer
3 175 (11.49%) Senior Developer
4 166 (10.90%) C# Developer
5 164 (10.77%) JavaScript Developer
6 118 (7.75%) .NET Developer
7 110 (7.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 92 (6.04%) C++ Developer
9 77 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
10 76 (4.99%) C# .NET Developer
11 74 (4.86%) Agile Developer
12 70 (4.60%) Architect
13 64 (4.20%) Python Developer
14 62 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
15 55 (3.61%) Angular Developer
16 49 (3.22%) Node.js Developer
17 41 (2.69%) Agile Java Developer
18 39 (2.56%) PHP Developer
19 38 (2.50%) Software Developer
20 37 (2.43%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 544 (35.72%) HTML
2 510 (33.49%) CSS
3 329 (21.60%) HTML5
4 297 (19.50%) AngularJS
5 284 (18.65%) .NET
6 262 (17.20%) Web Services
7 257 (16.87%) CSS3
8 249 (16.35%) XML
9 227 (14.90%) RESTful
10 221 (14.51%) Spring
11 188 (12.34%) JSON
12 181 (11.88%) React
13 174 (11.42%) jQuery
13 174 (11.42%) Node.js
14 160 (10.51%) SOAP
15 151 (9.91%) REST
16 103 (6.76%) Ajax
17 96 (6.30%) J2EE
18 87 (5.71%) .NET Framework
19 86 (5.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (7.75%) Computer Science
3 90 (5.91%) Algorithms
4 83 (5.45%) Data Structures
5 74 (4.86%) Derivative
6 73 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 65 (4.27%) User Experience
8 58 (3.81%) Equities
9 50 (3.28%) Fixed Income
10 49 (3.22%) Mobile App
11 42 (2.76%) Fintech
12 37 (2.43%) Market Risk
13 27 (1.77%) Management Information System
14 26 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
16 23 (1.51%) iPad
17 18 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
17 18 (1.18%) Virtual Team
18 17 (1.12%) Client/Server
19 16 (1.05%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 234 (15.36%) Linux
2 155 (10.18%) Unix
3 98 (6.43%) Windows
4 50 (3.28%) Android
5 47 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.58%) CentOS
7 20 (1.31%) Windows Server
8 15 (0.98%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.33%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.26%) Solaris
11 4 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.13%) SUSE
13 2 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.066%) AIX
14 1 (0.066%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 804 (52.79%) Agile Software Development
2 559 (36.70%) TDD
3 328 (21.54%) OOP
4 286 (18.78%) Scrum
5 233 (15.30%) BDD
6 227 (14.90%) OOD
7 205 (13.46%) MVC
8 181 (11.88%) Software Engineering
9 165 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
10 150 (9.85%) SDLC
11 143 (9.39%) Front End Development
12 140 (9.19%) SOA
13 135 (8.86%) E-Commerce
14 122 (8.01%) Multithreading
14 122 (8.01%) Unit Testing
15 111 (7.29%) Microservices
16 100 (6.57%) Open Source
17 96 (6.30%) DevOps
17 96 (6.30%) Kanban
18 94 (6.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 662 (43.47%) JavaScript
2 650 (42.68%) Java
3 363 (23.83%) C#
4 360 (23.64%) SQL
5 193 (12.67%) Python
6 156 (10.24%) C++
7 89 (5.84%) PHP
8 70 (4.60%) Ruby
9 65 (4.27%) Scala
10 64 (4.20%) Perl
11 62 (4.07%) ES6
12 51 (3.35%) T-SQL
13 49 (3.22%) Shell Script
14 40 (2.63%) PL/SQL
15 34 (2.23%) C
16 33 (2.17%) TypeScript
17 27 (1.77%) Apple Swift
18 24 (1.58%) Objective-C
19 19 (1.25%) Bash Shell
20 18 (1.18%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 112 (7.35%) Degree
2 32 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.38%) PhD
5 15 (0.98%) Sun Certification
6 13 (0.85%) ISEB
7 10 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.20%) CFA
9 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.13%) MCAD
10 2 (0.13%) MCSD
10 2 (0.13%) MCTS
11 1 (0.066%) CAPM
11 1 (0.066%) OCMJD
11 1 (0.066%) OCPJWCD
11 1 (0.066%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.066%) PMP
11 1 (0.066%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.40%) QA
2 35 (2.30%) MiFID
3 22 (1.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 22 (1.44%) EMIR
4 16 (1.05%) SDET
5 10 (0.66%) SLA
6 7 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.26%) Basel III
7 4 (0.26%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.066%) PMO
System Software
1 78 (5.12%) Docker
2 5 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.20%) Varnish
5 2 (0.13%) NFS
5 2 (0.13%) Squid
6 1 (0.066%) HDFS
6 1 (0.066%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 45 (2.95%) Puppet
2 43 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (1.77%) Ansible
4 6 (0.39%) Terraform
5 2 (0.13%) Control-M
5 2 (0.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (0.13%) PowerBroker
6 1 (0.066%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.066%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.066%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.066%) Kibana
6 1 (0.066%) logstash
6 1 (0.066%) MOM
6 1 (0.066%) Salt
6 1 (0.066%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.066%) WMI
Vendors
1 204 (13.39%) Oracle
2 96 (6.30%) Microsoft
3 58 (3.81%) Sybase
4 56 (3.68%) Adobe
5 44 (2.89%) hybris
6 38 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 35 (2.30%) Perforce
8 28 (1.84%) IBM
9 22 (1.44%) Apigee
10 21 (1.38%) Atlassian
11 20 (1.31%) Zend
12 17 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (0.98%) Google
14 12 (0.79%) BEA
14 12 (0.79%) Bloomberg
15 11 (0.72%) OpenLink
15 11 (0.72%) SAP
16 10 (0.66%) DevExpress
16 10 (0.66%) TIBCO
17 8 (0.53%) ServiceNow
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Flexi Working (Some WFH)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£55,000 - £65,000 Pro Rota
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
JWResource
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day 500 to 550pd for 6 months minimum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £454.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £1000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £524 - £578 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networkers
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £401 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day PHP, Symfony, Support Developer, MySQL
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£60,000 - £65,000 Pro Rota
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum (Day rates up to £340pd)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago