Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 92 62
Rank change year-on-year -22 -30 -1
Contract jobs citing OO 453 1,111 1,796
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.36% 2.76% 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 3.10% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 819 1,388
Median daily rate £500 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +6.60%
10th Percentile £360 £405 £388
90th Percentile £675 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.75 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -20.54% +37.04%
England median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +4.65%

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 17,005 35,818 40,361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.43% 89.13% 88.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,694 25,532 29,143
Median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £325
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 403 563
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.25% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £54.63 £53.75 £50.40
Median hourly rate £28.75 £24.91 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.42% +10.71% -10.00%

OO
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing OO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for OO in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OO in London.

Daily rate trend for OO in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OO in London over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for OO in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OO in London.

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 29 May 2020. 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 -4 70 £485 -11.82% 33
South London +26 27 £500 -0.99%
West London +23 16 £531 +1.19% 10
East London +31 8 £450 -30.77% 9
North London -11 2 £488 +8.33% 3
OO
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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.

1 238 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (39.51%) Java
3 156 (34.44%) JavaScript
4 137 (30.24%) SQL
5 125 (27.59%) OOD
6 124 (27.37%) Finance
7 117 (25.83%) TDD
8 116 (25.61%) C#
9 106 (23.40%) OOP
10 101 (22.30%) HTML
11 95 (20.97%) SQL Server
11 95 (20.97%) Azure
12 85 (18.76%) DevOps
13 83 (18.32%) .NET
14 78 (17.22%) React
15 75 (16.56%) Test Automation
16 73 (16.11%) HTML5
16 73 (16.11%) Python
17 72 (15.89%) CSS
18 70 (15.45%) AWS
19 67 (14.79%) Degree
20 65 (14.35%) Computer Science
20 65 (14.35%) Scrum
20 65 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
21 64 (14.13%) RESTful
22 62 (13.69%) Git (software)
22 62 (13.69%) Microservices
23 59 (13.02%) Oracle
24 58 (12.80%) Docker
25 57 (12.58%) Fintech

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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 21 (4.64%) Confluence
2 12 (2.65%) WebLogic
3 10 (2.21%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.77%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.10%) CMS
6 5 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.88%) IIS
8 2 (0.44%) Apache
8 2 (0.44%) Mule
8 2 (0.44%) SAS
8 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.22%) CICS
9 1 (0.22%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.22%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.22%) nginx
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.22%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.66%) Magento
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.22%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.22%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.22%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 95 (20.97%) Azure
2 70 (15.45%) AWS
3 33 (7.28%) GCP
4 20 (4.42%) SaaS
5 14 (3.09%) GitHub
6 9 (1.99%) Amazon S3
6 9 (1.99%) Heroku
7 8 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.77%) Amazon Kinesis
7 8 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (1.77%) Serverless
8 7 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (1.32%) Amazon Glacier
10 5 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.88%) Power Platform
12 3 (0.66%) Amazon EKS
12 3 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.66%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.44%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.55%) SSL
2 6 (1.32%) HTTP
3 4 (0.88%) Firewall
3 4 (0.88%) Internet
3 4 (0.88%) SSH
4 2 (0.44%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.44%) IPv4
4 2 (0.44%) IPv6
4 2 (0.44%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.44%) WebEx
4 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.22%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.22%) Network Security
5 1 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.22%) Skype
5 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 54 (11.92%) Relational Database
3 32 (7.06%) Big Data
4 31 (6.84%) NoSQL
5 26 (5.74%) MySQL
6 23 (5.08%) RDBMS
7 17 (3.75%) MongoDB
8 15 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.77%) Amazon Athena
10 8 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.77%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.32%) Data Lake
11 6 (1.32%) Looker
11 6 (1.32%) Pentaho
11 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 62 (13.69%) Git (software)
2 51 (11.26%) JIRA
3 32 (7.06%) Jenkins
4 23 (5.08%) webpack
5 20 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (3.75%) JUnit
7 16 (3.53%) Selenium
8 13 (2.87%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.21%) Ant
9 10 (2.21%) Gradle
9 10 (2.21%) Grunt
9 10 (2.21%) gulp
9 10 (2.21%) Maven
9 10 (2.21%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (1.77%) CA Gen
11 8 (1.77%) git-flow
12 7 (1.55%) Xcode
13 6 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 124 (27.37%) Finance
2 50 (11.04%) Banking
3 35 (7.73%) Public Sector
4 17 (3.75%) Front Office
5 16 (3.53%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.43%) Back Office
7 8 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.77%) Retail
8 6 (1.32%) Games
9 5 (1.10%) Marketing
10 4 (0.88%) Legal
11 3 (0.66%) Law
11 3 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.44%) Military
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 362 (79.91%) Developer
2 73 (16.11%) Java Developer
3 58 (12.80%) Senior Developer
4 56 (12.36%) C# Developer
5 51 (11.26%) .NET Developer
5 51 (11.26%) React Developer
6 31 (6.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 27 (5.96%) Python Developer
8 25 (5.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (5.52%) Azure Developer
8 25 (5.52%) Full Stack Developer
9 21 (4.64%) HTML Developer
10 18 (3.97%) Scala Developer
10 18 (3.97%) Senior Scala Developer
11 17 (3.75%) Angular Developer
12 14 (3.09%) Architect
12 14 (3.09%) Data Engineer
12 14 (3.09%) Node.js Developer
12 14 (3.09%) SQL Developer
13 13 (2.87%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (22.30%) HTML
2 83 (18.32%) .NET
3 78 (17.22%) React
4 73 (16.11%) HTML5
5 72 (15.89%) CSS
6 64 (14.13%) RESTful
7 54 (11.92%) Web Services
8 43 (9.49%) AngularJS
9 40 (8.83%) REST
10 37 (8.17%) Redux
11 36 (7.95%) ASP.NET
11 36 (7.95%) Node.js
12 29 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
12 29 (6.40%) Spring
13 28 (6.18%) CSS3
13 28 (6.18%) jQuery
14 26 (5.74%) Kafka
15 23 (5.08%) .NET Core
16 22 (4.86%) ASP.NET Core
17 20 (4.42%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.48%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (11.26%) Data Structures
3 49 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (7.06%) Algorithms
5 31 (6.84%) User Experience
6 26 (5.74%) Fixed Income
7 20 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (3.31%) Mobile App
9 14 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (2.21%) Derivative
12 9 (1.99%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.55%) Augmented Reality
14 4 (0.88%) Blog
14 4 (0.88%) iPad
14 4 (0.88%) iPhone
14 4 (0.88%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.66%) Digital Wallet
15 3 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.66%) Mobile Wallet
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.28%) Linux
2 29 (6.40%) Unix
3 20 (4.42%) Android
3 20 (4.42%) Windows
4 18 (3.97%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.22%) tvOS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (27.59%) OOD
3 117 (25.83%) TDD
4 106 (23.40%) OOP
5 85 (18.76%) DevOps
6 75 (16.56%) Test Automation
7 65 (14.35%) Computer Science
7 65 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
7 65 (14.35%) Scrum
8 62 (13.69%) Microservices
9 57 (12.58%) Fintech
10 55 (12.14%) Software Engineering
11 48 (10.60%) Open Source
12 47 (10.38%) BDD
13 46 (10.15%) SOLID
13 46 (10.15%) Unit Testing
14 42 (9.27%) Multithreading
15 41 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (8.83%) High Availability
17 38 (8.39%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 179 (39.51%) Java
2 156 (34.44%) JavaScript
3 137 (30.24%) SQL
4 116 (25.61%) C#
5 73 (16.11%) Python
6 36 (7.95%) Scala
7 35 (7.73%) Java 8
8 29 (6.40%) Kotlin
9 24 (5.30%) ES6
10 22 (4.86%) TypeScript
11 20 (4.42%) PHP
12 18 (3.97%) T-SQL
13 17 (3.75%) Shell Script
14 16 (3.53%) C
15 15 (3.31%) PL/SQL
16 14 (3.09%) C++
17 13 (2.87%) Apple Swift
18 12 (2.65%) Perl
18 12 (2.65%) VBA
19 11 (2.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (14.79%) Degree
2 37 (8.17%) Security Cleared
3 34 (7.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (7.28%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.88%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) ISEB
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.62%) QA
2 8 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (1.55%) WCAG
4 6 (1.32%) MiFID
5 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (12.80%) Docker
2 4 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (11.70%) Kubernetes
2 26 (5.74%) Terraform
3 20 (4.42%) Ansible
4 12 (2.65%) Kibana
5 10 (2.21%) logstash
6 8 (1.77%) Puppet
7 6 (1.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.10%) vRealize
8 5 (1.10%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 1 (0.22%) Control-M
9 1 (0.22%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.22%) Istio
9 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 59 (13.02%) Oracle
2 49 (10.82%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.19%) Google
4 16 (3.53%) Informatica
5 14 (3.09%) SAP
6 11 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (2.21%) BEA
7 10 (2.21%) HP
7 10 (2.21%) hybris
7 10 (2.21%) Pega
7 10 (2.21%) webMethods
8 8 (1.77%) Tableau
9 6 (1.32%) Talend
9 6 (1.32%) Zend
10 5 (1.10%) GoldenSource
10 5 (1.10%) Telerik
11 4 (0.88%) Apple
11 4 (0.88%) Databricks
11 4 (0.88%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 3 (0.66%) Automation Anywhere