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 28 June 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.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 51 40
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11  
Contract jobs citing OO 818 850 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.94% 3.92% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.54% 4.59% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 685 814
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £331 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £24.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.42% +5.62%  

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 17998 18524 18927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.68% 85.33% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50303 52350 47249
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 404 591
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £46.88 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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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 3 months to 28 June 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 -7 134 £530 +11.57% 59
Croydon +10 23 £475 +15.15% 1
Canary Wharf +6 8 £615 +17.14%
Hammersmith +1 8 £555 +30.58%
Westminster +5 3 £475 +7.95%
Brentford - 3 £385 -
Docklands, London 0 2 £480 -
Bromley +2 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £410 -
Mayfair - 1 £800 -
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England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 856 (54.80%) Agile Software Development
2 720 (46.09%) TDD
3 707 (45.26%) JavaScript
4 689 (44.11%) Java
5 516 (33.03%) HTML
6 477 (30.54%) CSS
7 373 (23.88%) AngularJS
8 369 (23.62%) HTML5
9 362 (23.18%) C#
9 362 (23.18%) SQL
10 357 (22.86%) Scrum
11 337 (21.57%) Finance
12 321 (20.55%) OOP
13 310 (19.85%) .NET
14 298 (19.08%) Git (software)
15 289 (18.50%) CSS3
16 286 (18.31%) Banking
17 272 (17.41%) BDD
18 252 (16.13%) Test Automation
19 246 (15.75%) OOD
20 245 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
21 242 (15.49%) Spring
22 241 (15.43%) React
23 225 (14.40%) Node.js
24 219 (14.02%) RESTful
24 219 (14.02%) Web Services
25 202 (12.93%) XML
26 200 (12.80%) Software Engineering
27 198 (12.68%) Linux
28 194 (12.42%) Jenkins

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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 89 (5.70%) Tomcat
2 58 (3.71%) WebSphere
3 56 (3.59%) Confluence
4 51 (3.27%) WebLogic
5 40 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 40 (2.56%) JBoss
6 36 (2.30%) Apache
7 30 (1.92%) OpenStack
8 26 (1.66%) CMS
9 23 (1.47%) Mule
9 23 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 15 (0.96%) Apache Spark
11 14 (0.90%) IIS
12 13 (0.83%) GlassFish
13 11 (0.70%) SharePoint
13 11 (0.70%) WordPress
14 10 (0.64%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.58%) Drupal
16 8 (0.51%) Umbraco
17 7 (0.45%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 20 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.58%) ION MarketView
3 8 (0.51%) Endur
4 6 (0.38%) Fredhopper
5 5 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.26%) Pega PRPC
7 3 (0.19%) RMDS
8 2 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.064%) Actimize
9 1 (0.064%) Global One
9 1 (0.064%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.064%) Magento
9 1 (0.064%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.064%) SAP CAR
9 1 (0.064%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.064%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.064%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 83 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.86%) GitHub
4 17 (1.09%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 17 (1.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 12 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (0.77%) Heroku
6 8 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.32%) SaaS
8 4 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.19%) IaaS
10 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.13%) Google Play
10 2 (0.13%) PaaS
10 2 (0.13%) Route 53
11 1 (0.064%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.064%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.37%) Internet
2 35 (2.24%) HTTP
3 32 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.22%) LDAP
5 13 (0.83%) Network Security
5 13 (0.83%) SSL
6 10 (0.64%) DNS
7 9 (0.58%) IMAP
7 9 (0.58%) SMTP
8 7 (0.45%) FTP
9 6 (0.38%) Intranet
10 5 (0.32%) FIX Connectivity
10 5 (0.32%) SAN
11 4 (0.26%) Multicast
11 4 (0.26%) SSH
11 4 (0.26%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.13%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 2 (0.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (0.13%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (12.04%) NoSQL
2 187 (11.97%) SQL Server
3 144 (9.22%) Relational Database
4 118 (7.55%) MySQL
5 79 (5.06%) MongoDB
6 73 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
7 62 (3.97%) Big Data
8 45 (2.88%) Oracle Database
9 43 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 43 (2.75%) RDBMS
10 41 (2.62%) DB2
11 34 (2.18%) KDB
12 29 (1.86%) RavenDB
13 28 (1.79%) Hadoop
13 28 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 23 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (1.41%) SQLite
16 19 (1.22%) HBase
16 19 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 298 (19.08%) Git (software)
2 194 (12.42%) Jenkins
3 153 (9.80%) JIRA
4 138 (8.83%) Maven
5 115 (7.36%) Subversion
6 102 (6.53%) JUnit
7 79 (5.06%) Selenium
8 75 (4.80%) Jasmine
9 71 (4.55%) TeamCity
10 69 (4.42%) Gradle
11 60 (3.84%) Cucumber
11 60 (3.84%) Grunt
12 58 (3.71%) NUnit
13 52 (3.33%) Mockito
13 52 (3.33%) WebDriver
14 47 (3.01%) gulp
14 47 (3.01%) SpecFlow
15 40 (2.56%) Ant
16 39 (2.50%) Hudson
17 36 (2.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 337 (21.57%) Finance
2 286 (18.31%) Banking
3 188 (12.04%) Front Office
4 136 (8.71%) Investment Banking
5 62 (3.97%) Retail
6 42 (2.69%) Back Office
7 29 (1.86%) Marketing
8 24 (1.54%) Games
9 18 (1.15%) Publishing
10 15 (0.96%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.90%) Law
12 12 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.70%) Advertising
13 11 (0.70%) Electronics
13 11 (0.70%) Prime Brokerage
14 7 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.38%) Legal
16 5 (0.32%) Billing
16 5 (0.32%) Digital Economy
16 5 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1326 (84.89%) Developer
2 332 (21.25%) Java Developer
3 202 (12.93%) JavaScript Developer
4 191 (12.23%) Senior Developer
5 190 (12.16%) C# Developer
6 169 (10.82%) .NET Developer
7 122 (7.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 121 (7.75%) Full Stack Developer
9 102 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 98 (6.27%) Angular Developer
11 79 (5.06%) Agile Developer
12 74 (4.74%) Python Developer
13 67 (4.29%) C++ Developer
14 63 (4.03%) Node.js Developer
15 58 (3.71%) Senior Java Developer
16 56 (3.59%) Architect
17 50 (3.20%) UI Developer
18 43 (2.75%) HTML Developer
19 36 (2.30%) Software Developer
20 35 (2.24%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 516 (33.03%) HTML
2 477 (30.54%) CSS
3 373 (23.88%) AngularJS
4 369 (23.62%) HTML5
5 310 (19.85%) .NET
6 289 (18.50%) CSS3
7 242 (15.49%) Spring
8 241 (15.43%) React
9 225 (14.40%) Node.js
10 219 (14.02%) RESTful
10 219 (14.02%) Web Services
11 202 (12.93%) XML
12 165 (10.56%) REST
13 159 (10.18%) JSON
14 139 (8.90%) jQuery
14 139 (8.90%) SOAP
15 92 (5.89%) Sass
16 81 (5.19%) Hibernate
17 80 (5.12%) J2EE
18 76 (4.87%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 143 (9.15%) Computer Science
2 140 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 131 (8.39%) Greenfield Project
4 95 (6.08%) Algorithms
5 84 (5.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 77 (4.93%) Derivative
7 76 (4.87%) Data Structures
8 64 (4.10%) User Experience
9 59 (3.78%) Mobile App
10 57 (3.65%) Equities
11 52 (3.33%) Fintech
12 49 (3.14%) Fixed Income
13 32 (2.05%) Hedge funds
14 30 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
15 26 (1.66%) iPad
15 26 (1.66%) Management Information System
16 25 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
17 22 (1.41%) N-Tier
18 19 (1.22%) iPhone
19 17 (1.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 198 (12.68%) Linux
2 151 (9.67%) Unix
3 87 (5.57%) Windows
4 51 (3.27%) Android
5 47 (3.01%) Apple iOS
6 33 (2.11%) CentOS
7 16 (1.02%) Ubuntu
7 16 (1.02%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.58%) Solaris
10 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.13%) SUSE
11 2 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.064%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 856 (54.80%) Agile Software Development
2 720 (46.09%) TDD
3 357 (22.86%) Scrum
4 321 (20.55%) OOP
5 272 (17.41%) BDD
6 252 (16.13%) Test Automation
7 246 (15.75%) OOD
8 245 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
9 200 (12.80%) Software Engineering
10 179 (11.46%) MVC
11 164 (10.50%) Front End Development
12 140 (8.96%) SDLC
12 140 (8.96%) Unit Testing
13 129 (8.26%) SOA
14 128 (8.19%) Web Development
15 125 (8.00%) E-Commerce
16 122 (7.81%) SOLID
17 116 (7.43%) Open Source
18 113 (7.23%) Kanban
19 112 (7.17%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 707 (45.26%) JavaScript
2 689 (44.11%) Java
3 362 (23.18%) C#
3 362 (23.18%) SQL
4 179 (11.46%) Python
5 131 (8.39%) C++
6 109 (6.98%) ES6
7 86 (5.51%) Ruby
8 76 (4.87%) Shell Script
9 69 (4.42%) PHP
10 55 (3.52%) T-SQL
11 52 (3.33%) Scala
12 41 (2.62%) TypeScript
13 37 (2.37%) Perl
14 31 (1.98%) Apple Swift
14 31 (1.98%) Objective-C
15 30 (1.92%) PL/SQL
16 26 (1.66%) C
17 20 (1.28%) Bash Shell
18 18 (1.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 144 (9.22%) Degree
2 55 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 43 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 42 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (2.05%) Master's Degree
6 13 (0.83%) PhD
7 11 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.45%) ISEB
8 7 (0.45%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.32%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.32%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.19%) CFA
11 2 (0.13%) CAPM
11 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.13%) PMP
11 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.23%) QA
2 51 (3.27%) MiFID
3 19 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
3 19 (1.22%) EMIR
4 8 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.32%) SLA
6 2 (0.13%) GxP
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.13%) PMO
7 1 (0.064%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.064%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.064%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.064%) WAI
7 1 (0.064%) WCAG
System Software
1 45 (2.88%) Docker
2 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.13%) HDFS
3 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.064%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 67 (4.29%) Puppet
2 65 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (2.69%) Ansible
4 22 (1.41%) Terraform
5 16 (1.02%) logstash
6 10 (0.64%) Oozie
7 8 (0.51%) Control-M
8 5 (0.32%) BladeLogic
8 5 (0.32%) Kibana
9 4 (0.26%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.19%) Grafana
11 2 (0.13%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.13%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.064%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.064%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 1 (0.064%) Marathon
12 1 (0.064%) Mesos
12 1 (0.064%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 177 (11.33%) Oracle
2 95 (6.08%) Microsoft
3 64 (4.10%) Sybase
4 32 (2.05%) Red Hat
5 31 (1.98%) IBM
6 27 (1.73%) SAP
7 24 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (1.47%) Adobe
9 21 (1.34%) Perforce
9 21 (1.34%) TIBCO
10 19 (1.22%) hybris
11 15 (0.96%) Apigee
11 15 (0.96%) Apple
11 15 (0.96%) Atlassian
12 14 (0.90%) Bloomberg
12 14 (0.90%) Google
13 12 (0.77%) CA Agile Central
14 11 (0.70%) Blue Prism
15 10 (0.64%) ION Trading
16 9 (0.58%) VMware
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