Period
to 21 October 2019

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 October 2019 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 69 58
Rank change year-on-year -23 -11 +4
Contract jobs citing OO 963 1,792 1,954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.61% 3.92% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 4.44% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 1,315 1,551
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £400 £413 £375
90th Percentile £725 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 9
London median hourly rate - £40.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.37% -32.22%
England median hourly rate £46.25 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.56% -4.44% +9.76%

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 32,461 40,346 39,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.10% 88.19% 88.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,327 29,137 28,849
London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 467 368
London median hourly rate £23.28 £21.00 £22.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.87% -6.91% +5.06%
10th Percentile £12.32 £13.31 £12.96
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.10 £21.00 £24.66
% change year-on-year +14.76% -14.84% +9.60%

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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 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 -43 194 £575 +9.52% 125
West London -11 67 £500 -4.76% 73
South London -28 36 £475 -13.64% 19
North London +14 18 £450 +5.57% 8
East London -13 11 £575 +4.55% 18
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England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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.

1 528 (54.83%) Agile Software Development
2 417 (43.30%) JavaScript
3 398 (41.33%) Java
4 376 (39.04%) TDD
5 296 (30.74%) OOP
6 282 (29.28%) HTML
7 271 (28.14%) React
8 247 (25.65%) Finance
9 235 (24.40%) C#
9 235 (24.40%) CSS
10 206 (21.39%) Continuous Integration
11 200 (20.77%) DevOps
12 197 (20.46%) AngularJS
13 187 (19.42%) Python
14 186 (19.31%) .NET
15 160 (16.61%) Test Automation
15 160 (16.61%) Microservices
16 156 (16.20%) SQL
16 156 (16.20%) OOD
17 151 (15.68%) HTML5
18 150 (15.58%) Git (software)
19 147 (15.26%) Scrum
20 138 (14.33%) RESTful
21 134 (13.91%) AWS
22 130 (13.50%) Computer Science
23 129 (13.40%) Spring
24 125 (12.98%) Redux
25 124 (12.88%) SQL Server
26 120 (12.46%) Kafka
27 119 (12.36%) Banking

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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 53 (5.50%) Apache Spark
2 32 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (2.49%) Confluence
4 21 (2.18%) WordPress
5 17 (1.77%) CMS
6 12 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (1.25%) JBoss
7 10 (1.04%) Apache
8 9 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
8 9 (0.93%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.83%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.73%) Moodle
10 7 (0.73%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.52%) Jupyter
12 4 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.42%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.42%) Luigi
13 3 (0.31%) K2 blackpearl
13 3 (0.31%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) FINCAD Analytics
1 4 (0.42%) Magento
1 4 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.10%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.10%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 134 (13.91%) AWS
2 106 (11.01%) Azure
3 60 (6.23%) Serverless
4 50 (5.19%) Amazon S3
5 48 (4.98%) AWS Lambda
6 31 (3.22%) Amazon Kinesis
6 31 (3.22%) CloudFront
7 26 (2.70%) GitHub
8 24 (2.49%) GCP
9 19 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (1.35%) npm
11 11 (1.14%) Amazon ECS
12 9 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.62%) Amazon EKS
13 6 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.52%) PaaS
15 4 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.42%) Heroku
15 4 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.28%) Internet
2 21 (2.18%) HTTP
3 15 (1.56%) DNS
4 12 (1.25%) Multicast
5 8 (0.83%) FTP
6 7 (0.73%) SSL
6 7 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.62%) DHCP
7 6 (0.62%) IPsec
8 2 (0.21%) Firewall
8 2 (0.21%) Intranet
9 1 (0.10%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.10%) NFC
9 1 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 100 (10.38%) NoSQL
3 76 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 54 (5.61%) MySQL
5 48 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (4.78%) MongoDB
7 41 (4.26%) Big Data
8 24 (2.49%) RDBMS
9 19 (1.97%) Flink
10 16 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
10 16 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (1.45%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
12 13 (1.35%) Data Lake
12 13 (1.35%) KDB
12 13 (1.35%) Redis
13 12 (1.25%) Amazon Athena
14 11 (1.14%) Couchbase
14 11 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 150 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 59 (6.13%) Jenkins
3 56 (5.82%) JUnit
4 51 (5.30%) JIRA
5 43 (4.47%) webpack
6 39 (4.05%) Maven
7 36 (3.74%) Cucumber
8 33 (3.43%) gulp
9 29 (3.01%) Selenium
10 28 (2.91%) Jasmine
11 26 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
12 23 (2.39%) Grunt
13 19 (1.97%) Mockito
14 18 (1.87%) git-flow
14 18 (1.87%) Karma Test Runner
15 17 (1.77%) Bitbucket
15 17 (1.77%) Subversion
15 17 (1.77%) Visual Studio
16 15 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (1.45%) SonarQube
General
1 247 (25.65%) Finance
2 119 (12.36%) Banking
3 76 (7.89%) Front Office
4 45 (4.67%) Investment Banking
5 38 (3.95%) Public Sector
6 27 (2.80%) Retail
7 26 (2.70%) Marketing
8 17 (1.77%) Back Office
9 15 (1.56%) Games
10 11 (1.14%) Military
11 7 (0.73%) Advertising
11 7 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.73%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.62%) Publishing
13 3 (0.31%) International Banking
13 3 (0.31%) Law
14 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.21%) Legal
14 2 (0.21%) Local Government
14 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 748 (77.67%) Developer
2 207 (21.50%) Java Developer
3 134 (13.91%) React Developer
4 111 (11.53%) C# Developer
5 100 (10.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 96 (9.97%) Senior Developer
7 81 (8.41%) .NET Developer
8 77 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 62 (6.44%) Python Developer
10 55 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 51 (5.30%) Software Engineer
12 39 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
13 38 (3.95%) Java Developer - Fintech
14 36 (3.74%) ASP.NET Developer
15 35 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
16 33 (3.43%) AWS Engineer
17 32 (3.32%) Architect
18 26 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
19 25 (2.60%) Angular Developer
19 25 (2.60%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (29.28%) HTML
2 271 (28.14%) React
3 235 (24.40%) CSS
4 197 (20.46%) AngularJS
5 186 (19.31%) .NET
6 151 (15.68%) HTML5
7 138 (14.33%) RESTful
8 129 (13.40%) Spring
9 125 (12.98%) Redux
10 120 (12.46%) Kafka
11 118 (12.25%) Node.js
12 107 (11.11%) REST
13 83 (8.62%) Web Services
14 82 (8.52%) Vue.js
15 63 (6.54%) CSS3
16 61 (6.33%) ASP.NET
17 57 (5.92%) Sass
18 51 (5.30%) SOAP
19 50 (5.19%) jQuery
20 46 (4.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 110 (11.42%) Greenfield Project
2 102 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (10.18%) Data Structures
4 81 (8.41%) Equities
5 77 (8.00%) Algorithms
6 70 (7.27%) Hedge funds
7 54 (5.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 44 (4.57%) User Experience
9 33 (3.43%) Fixed Income
10 25 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
12 19 (1.97%) Derivative
13 18 (1.87%) Mobile App
14 17 (1.77%) Digital Media
15 13 (1.35%) Public Cloud
16 11 (1.14%) Virtual Team
17 7 (0.73%) Cloud Native
17 7 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
17 7 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
17 7 (0.73%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 114 (11.84%) Linux
2 70 (7.27%) Unix
3 67 (6.96%) Windows
4 24 (2.49%) Android
5 22 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.31%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.10%) AIX
8 1 (0.10%) CentOS
8 1 (0.10%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (54.83%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (39.04%) TDD
3 296 (30.74%) OOP
4 206 (21.39%) Continuous Integration
5 200 (20.77%) DevOps
6 160 (16.61%) Microservices
6 160 (16.61%) Test Automation
7 156 (16.20%) OOD
8 147 (15.26%) Scrum
9 130 (13.50%) Computer Science
10 109 (11.32%) Software Engineering
11 96 (9.97%) Multithreading
12 93 (9.66%) BDD
12 93 (9.66%) SOLID
13 92 (9.55%) MVC
13 92 (9.55%) Open Source
14 90 (9.35%) Front End Development
15 86 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
16 81 (8.41%) Fintech
17 72 (7.48%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 417 (43.30%) JavaScript
2 398 (41.33%) Java
3 235 (24.40%) C#
4 187 (19.42%) Python
5 156 (16.20%) SQL
6 91 (9.45%) ES6
7 82 (8.52%) Java 8
8 66 (6.85%) C++
9 54 (5.61%) TypeScript
10 39 (4.05%) Scala
11 36 (3.74%) PHP
12 23 (2.39%) R
13 21 (2.18%) Ruby
14 19 (1.97%) C
14 19 (1.97%) PHP 7
15 17 (1.77%) Apple Swift
16 16 (1.66%) ES7
16 16 (1.66%) T-SQL
17 15 (1.56%) VBA
18 14 (1.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 78 (8.10%) Degree
2 75 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 60 (6.23%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.91%) AWS Certification
5 19 (1.97%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.73%) DBS Check
8 7 (0.73%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.10%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.53%) QA
2 14 (1.45%) WCAG
3 5 (0.52%) GDPR
3 5 (0.52%) MiFID
3 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.42%) EMIR
5 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 94 (9.76%) Docker
2 13 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.62%) HDFS
4 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.31%) vSphere
6 1 (0.10%) GridGain
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 78 (8.10%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.04%) Marathon
2 10 (1.04%) Mesos
2 10 (1.04%) Puppet
2 10 (1.04%) Terraform
3 8 (0.83%) Ansible
4 6 (0.62%) Grafana
5 3 (0.31%) Istio
5 3 (0.31%) linkerd
6 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.10%) Control-M
Vendors
1 105 (10.90%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.68%) Oracle
3 46 (4.78%) SAP
4 32 (3.32%) Informatica
5 31 (3.22%) IBM
5 31 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
6 29 (3.01%) IBM Sterling
7 25 (2.60%) Google
8 19 (1.97%) Remedy
9 14 (1.45%) Apple
10 12 (1.25%) Tableau
11 11 (1.14%) hybris
11 11 (1.14%) Solace
12 10 (1.04%) Demandware
13 8 (0.83%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.73%) MuleSoft
15 6 (0.62%) Elastic Path
15 6 (0.62%) Sitecore
15 6 (0.62%) Splunk
16 5 (0.52%) Atlassian