Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 63 59
Rank change year-on-year -35 -4 -8
Contract jobs citing OO 1,066 1,821 1,622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.59% 3.94% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 4.47% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 1,371 1,248
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £363
90th Percentile £725 £688 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 9
London median hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £32.50 £12.80 £30.75
90th Percentile £50.06 £50.00 £47.40
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year - +1.69% +4.73%

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 36,516 40,767 36,744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.83% 88.26% 87.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,136 29,563 26,261
London median daily rate £520 £500 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +3.09% +4.86%
10th Percentile £340 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £653
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 555 400
London median hourly rate £24.71 £24.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.85% +2.08% +13.58%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £54.95 £53.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.42 £24.86
% change year-on-year +11.51% -9.81% +5.79%

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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 19 July 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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in London over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 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 -34 218 £550 +4.76% 125
West London -29 56 £525 - 73
South London -30 50 £505 -8.18% 14
North London +17 30 £450 +11.80% 5
East London -16 4 £575 -4.52% 29
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England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 565 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 457 (42.87%) Java
3 444 (41.65%) JavaScript
4 373 (34.99%) TDD
5 294 (27.58%) HTML
6 289 (27.11%) OOP
7 265 (24.86%) Finance
8 252 (23.64%) CSS
9 234 (21.95%) React
10 226 (21.20%) SQL
11 216 (20.26%) C#
12 210 (19.70%) AngularJS
13 208 (19.51%) Python
14 196 (18.39%) Microservices
15 193 (18.11%) DevOps
16 190 (17.82%) Test Automation
17 189 (17.73%) Git (software)
18 183 (17.17%) .NET
19 174 (16.32%) Scrum
20 173 (16.23%) OOD
21 172 (16.14%) Spring
22 168 (15.76%) HTML5
23 166 (15.57%) Linux
24 161 (15.10%) REST
25 155 (14.54%) Continuous Integration
26 152 (14.26%) Amazon AWS
27 150 (14.07%) RESTful
28 145 (13.60%) MVC
29 135 (12.66%) Open Source
30 131 (12.29%) Relational Database

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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 51 (4.78%) Apache Spark
2 35 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (2.72%) Tomcat
4 24 (2.25%) CMS
5 22 (2.06%) Confluence
6 19 (1.78%) WordPress
7 17 (1.59%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.22%) Apache
8 13 (1.22%) JBoss
9 11 (1.03%) Apache Solr
9 11 (1.03%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.66%) Drupal
11 7 (0.66%) nginx
12 6 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.56%) IPython
12 6 (0.56%) Jetty
13 5 (0.47%) Moodle
14 4 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 20 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.78%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.28%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.094%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.094%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.094%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 16 (1.50%) SAP Hybris
2 13 (1.22%) SAP ERP
3 8 (0.75%) Magento
4 7 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.094%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (0.094%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.094%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.094%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.094%) RMDS
7 1 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.094%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.094%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.094%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 152 (14.26%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 40 (3.75%) Serverless
5 38 (3.56%) AWS Lambda
6 24 (2.25%) Amazon Kinesis
6 24 (2.25%) GitHub
7 23 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (2.16%) CloudFront
8 21 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (1.22%) MailChimp
10 12 (1.13%) npm
11 11 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (1.03%) PaaS
12 7 (0.66%) Amazon EKS
12 7 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
13 6 (0.56%) SaaS
14 5 (0.47%) Heroku
14 5 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.35%) HTTP
2 30 (2.81%) DNS
2 30 (2.81%) FTP
3 29 (2.72%) DHCP
3 29 (2.72%) IPsec
3 29 (2.72%) SSL
3 29 (2.72%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.97%) Internet
5 3 (0.28%) Intranet
6 2 (0.19%) MVNO
7 1 (0.094%) AMQP
7 1 (0.094%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.094%) Firewall
7 1 (0.094%) SNMP
7 1 (0.094%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (12.29%) Relational Database
2 123 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 120 (11.26%) MySQL
4 113 (10.60%) SQL Server
5 74 (6.94%) MongoDB
6 66 (6.19%) RDBMS
7 47 (4.41%) Big Data
8 45 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (1.69%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.50%) Oracle Database
13 14 (1.31%) Couchbase
14 13 (1.22%) KDB
14 13 (1.22%) Redis
15 12 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
16 11 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 10 (0.94%) DB2
17 10 (0.94%) InterSystems Cache
18 9 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 189 (17.73%) Git (software)
2 102 (9.57%) Jenkins
3 62 (5.82%) JIRA
4 57 (5.35%) JUnit
5 54 (5.07%) Maven
6 45 (4.22%) webpack
7 37 (3.47%) Jasmine
7 37 (3.47%) Visual Studio Team System
8 35 (3.28%) Subversion
9 32 (3.00%) Cucumber
10 30 (2.81%) Selenium
10 30 (2.81%) Travis CI
11 28 (2.63%) Grunt
12 25 (2.35%) gulp
13 23 (2.16%) Karma Test Runner
13 23 (2.16%) TeamCity
14 20 (1.88%) NUnit
15 19 (1.78%) jMock
16 17 (1.59%) Mockito
16 17 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 265 (24.86%) Finance
2 111 (10.41%) Banking
3 74 (6.94%) Front Office
4 51 (4.78%) Investment Banking
5 38 (3.56%) Marketing
6 37 (3.47%) Retail
7 28 (2.63%) Back Office
8 12 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.84%) Games
10 6 (0.56%) Advertising
10 6 (0.56%) Publishing
11 5 (0.47%) Legal
12 3 (0.28%) International Banking
12 3 (0.28%) Law
13 2 (0.19%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.19%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.094%) Automotive
14 1 (0.094%) Electronics
14 1 (0.094%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.094%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 797 (74.77%) Developer
2 213 (19.98%) Java Developer
3 137 (12.85%) React Developer
4 101 (9.47%) Senior Developer
5 92 (8.63%) Full Stack Developer
6 90 (8.44%) C# Developer
6 90 (8.44%) JavaScript Developer
7 83 (7.79%) .NET Developer
8 64 (6.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 63 (5.91%) Architect
9 63 (5.91%) Python Developer
10 55 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
11 41 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
11 41 (3.85%) Java Developer - Fintech
12 35 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
13 31 (2.91%) AWS Engineer
13 31 (2.91%) PHP Developer
14 29 (2.72%) C# .NET Developer
14 29 (2.72%) Software Developer
15 28 (2.63%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (27.58%) HTML
2 252 (23.64%) CSS
3 234 (21.95%) React
4 210 (19.70%) AngularJS
5 183 (17.17%) .NET
6 172 (16.14%) Spring
7 168 (15.76%) HTML5
8 161 (15.10%) REST
9 150 (14.07%) RESTful
10 115 (10.79%) Node.js
11 111 (10.41%) Web Services
12 102 (9.57%) Redux
13 100 (9.38%) Kafka
14 95 (8.91%) XML
15 91 (8.54%) SOAP
16 77 (7.22%) ASP.NET
17 74 (6.94%) CSS3
18 71 (6.66%) Sass
19 68 (6.38%) JSON
20 65 (6.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 109 (10.23%) Greenfield Project
2 104 (9.76%) Data Structures
3 90 (8.44%) Algorithms
4 78 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (4.50%) Hedge funds
6 41 (3.85%) User Experience
7 38 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (3.47%) Equities
9 35 (3.28%) Mobile App
10 33 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
11 30 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 24 (2.25%) Digital Media
12 24 (2.25%) Fixed Income
12 24 (2.25%) Virtual Team
13 20 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
14 14 (1.31%) Derivative
15 10 (0.94%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.94%) Public Cloud
16 8 (0.75%) New Media
17 7 (0.66%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 166 (15.57%) Linux
2 90 (8.44%) Windows
3 59 (5.53%) Unix
4 25 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.59%) Android
6 11 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.094%) CentOS
9 1 (0.094%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.094%) tvOS
9 1 (0.094%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.094%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 565 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (34.99%) TDD
3 289 (27.11%) OOP
4 196 (18.39%) Microservices
5 193 (18.11%) DevOps
6 190 (17.82%) Test Automation
7 174 (16.32%) Scrum
8 173 (16.23%) OOD
9 155 (14.54%) Continuous Integration
10 145 (13.60%) MVC
11 135 (12.66%) Open Source
12 126 (11.82%) Software Engineering
13 122 (11.44%) BDD
14 116 (10.88%) Multithreading
15 112 (10.51%) Computer Science
16 99 (9.29%) Fintech
17 98 (9.19%) Front End Development
18 95 (8.91%) Problem-Solving
19 86 (8.07%) SOLID
20 75 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 457 (42.87%) Java
2 444 (41.65%) JavaScript
3 226 (21.20%) SQL
4 216 (20.26%) C#
5 208 (19.51%) Python
6 105 (9.85%) ES6
7 86 (8.07%) Java 8
8 72 (6.75%) C++
8 72 (6.75%) PHP
9 64 (6.00%) Scala
10 62 (5.82%) TypeScript
11 23 (2.16%) T-SQL
12 21 (1.97%) Ruby
12 21 (1.97%) VBA
13 20 (1.88%) PHP 7
14 19 (1.78%) Apple Swift
15 17 (1.59%) Go
15 17 (1.59%) Perl
16 15 (1.41%) Objective-C
17 13 (1.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 84 (7.88%) Degree
2 69 (6.47%) Security Cleared
3 45 (4.22%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.16%) AWS Certification
5 20 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.84%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.47%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.19%) MCSD
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.19%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.094%) MCAD
10 1 (0.094%) MCP
10 1 (0.094%) PhD
10 1 (0.094%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.094%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.78%) QA
2 10 (0.94%) GDPR
3 6 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.38%) EMIR
4 4 (0.38%) MiFID
5 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.094%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.094%) SLA
6 1 (0.094%) WCAG
System Software
1 104 (9.76%) Docker
2 32 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.56%) vSphere
4 5 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.38%) HDFS
6 1 (0.094%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 72 (6.75%) Kubernetes
2 37 (3.47%) Puppet
3 24 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (1.97%) Ansible
5 14 (1.31%) Marathon
5 14 (1.31%) Mesos
6 12 (1.13%) Terraform
7 4 (0.38%) Control-M
7 4 (0.38%) logstash
8 3 (0.28%) Istio
8 3 (0.28%) linkerd
9 1 (0.094%) Grafana
9 1 (0.094%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.094%) Rancher
9 1 (0.094%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 95 (8.91%) Oracle
2 68 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 56 (5.25%) SAP
4 31 (2.91%) IBM
5 30 (2.81%) hybris
6 29 (2.72%) Informatica
7 25 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (2.25%) IBM Sterling
9 19 (1.78%) Adobe
9 19 (1.78%) Google
10 17 (1.59%) Tableau
11 13 (1.22%) Sybase
12 12 (1.13%) MuleSoft
13 11 (1.03%) Guidewire
14 10 (0.94%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.84%) VMware
16 8 (0.75%) InterSystems
17 7 (0.66%) Demandware
18 6 (0.56%) Elastic Path
18 6 (0.56%) Sencha