Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 61 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 -12
Contract jobs citing OO 1,843 1,664 1,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.04% 3.91% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 4.46% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,373 1,281 1,364
London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £400 £365 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £625
England median daily rate £500 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +5.82% +11.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 2
London median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £62.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -44.25% +28.79%
10th Percentile £12.73 £30.75 £54.21
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.53 £70.16
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year - +6.51% +7.64%

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 40,019 37,305 39,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.78% 87.63% 86.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,990 26,655 28,596
London median daily rate £500 £495 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +7.03% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 380 345
London median hourly rate £23.50 £23.38 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +8.72% +7.50%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.21 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.78 £50.00 £54.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.56
% change year-on-year -8.51% -0.24% +8.86%

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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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 -4 349 £525 - 136
South London +18 149 £550 +10.00% 14
West London +2 134 £525 +10.53% 71
East London -22 31 £609 +16.00% 36
North London +3 3 £403 +15.00% 4
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England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 1,019 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 792 (42.97%) Java
3 718 (38.96%) TDD
4 667 (36.19%) JavaScript
5 513 (27.84%) HTML
6 505 (27.40%) Finance
7 438 (23.77%) Git (software)
8 427 (23.17%) C#
9 399 (21.65%) OOP
10 396 (21.49%) .NET
11 373 (20.24%) Test Automation
12 371 (20.13%) CSS
13 354 (19.21%) SQL
14 353 (19.15%) HTML5
15 339 (18.39%) AngularJS
16 320 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
17 308 (16.71%) Amazon AWS
17 308 (16.71%) Scrum
18 298 (16.17%) OOD
18 298 (16.17%) RESTful
19 296 (16.06%) React
20 285 (15.46%) BDD
20 285 (15.46%) Python
21 281 (15.25%) Jenkins
22 269 (14.60%) Microservices
23 264 (14.32%) Relational Database
24 258 (14.00%) MVC
25 256 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
26 237 (12.86%) REST
27 233 (12.64%) Linux

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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
1 133 (7.22%) Confluence
2 117 (6.35%) Tomcat
3 103 (5.59%) WebSphere
4 91 (4.94%) WebLogic
5 84 (4.56%) OpenStack
6 61 (3.31%) Apache
7 59 (3.20%) CMS
8 46 (2.50%) NServiceBus
9 44 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
9 44 (2.39%) WildFly
10 38 (2.06%) JBoss
11 36 (1.95%) Apache Spark
12 14 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (0.65%) Commerce Server
13 12 (0.65%) nginx
14 11 (0.60%) Drupal
15 9 (0.49%) IIS
15 9 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.43%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.22%) Maya
6 3 (0.16%) Blender
7 1 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.054%) InDesign
7 1 (0.054%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (0.87%) Magento
2 11 (0.60%) Endur
3 10 (0.54%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.22%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.16%) Global One
6 3 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.054%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.054%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.054%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.054%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 308 (16.71%) Amazon AWS
2 256 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (6.13%) GitHub
4 69 (3.74%) Serverless
5 37 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 24 (1.30%) Heroku
7 20 (1.09%) IaaS
8 19 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (1.03%) npm
9 16 (0.87%) Azure Functions
10 12 (0.65%) PaaS
10 12 (0.65%) SaaS
10 12 (0.65%) Sauce Labs
11 10 (0.54%) BrowserStack
11 10 (0.54%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.43%) Force.com
14 7 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.38%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 77 (4.18%) HTTP
2 40 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 38 (2.06%) DNS
4 28 (1.52%) SSL
5 23 (1.25%) DHCP
6 21 (1.14%) FTP
7 19 (1.03%) IPsec
8 15 (0.81%) AMQP
9 13 (0.71%) HTTPS
10 12 (0.65%) Internet
10 12 (0.65%) SMTP
11 8 (0.43%) BIG-IP
12 6 (0.33%) MQTT
12 6 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.22%) Firewall
13 4 (0.22%) Intranet
13 4 (0.22%) Network Security
13 4 (0.22%) VPN
14 3 (0.16%) FIX Connectivity
14 3 (0.16%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (14.32%) Relational Database
2 223 (12.10%) SQL Server
3 221 (11.99%) NoSQL
4 206 (11.18%) MySQL
5 160 (8.68%) PostgreSQL
6 110 (5.97%) RDBMS
7 100 (5.43%) MongoDB
8 48 (2.60%) Big Data
9 35 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 32 (1.74%) Hadoop
11 30 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
12 27 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 27 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
13 21 (1.14%) DB2
14 20 (1.09%) Redis
15 19 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
16 18 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (0.98%) HBase
17 17 (0.92%) KDB
18 15 (0.81%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 438 (23.77%) Git (software)
2 281 (15.25%) Jenkins
3 191 (10.36%) JIRA
3 191 (10.36%) Maven
4 145 (7.87%) NUnit
5 139 (7.54%) JUnit
6 102 (5.53%) Mockito
7 100 (5.43%) Selenium
8 92 (4.99%) MSTest
9 91 (4.94%) Cucumber
10 85 (4.61%) TeamCity
10 85 (4.61%) webpack
11 83 (4.50%) Jasmine
12 75 (4.07%) SonarQube
13 65 (3.53%) SpecFlow
14 61 (3.31%) Subversion
15 60 (3.26%) Checkstyle
16 59 (3.20%) Liquibase
17 53 (2.88%) Vagrant
18 51 (2.77%) Grunt
General
1 505 (27.40%) Finance
2 209 (11.34%) Banking
3 152 (8.25%) Front Office
4 107 (5.81%) Retail
5 95 (5.15%) Investment Banking
6 44 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 43 (2.33%) Publishing
8 36 (1.95%) Games
9 26 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.09%) Back Office
11 13 (0.71%) Legal
12 11 (0.60%) Law
13 10 (0.54%) Marketing
13 10 (0.54%) Prime Brokerage
14 8 (0.43%) Advertising
15 7 (0.38%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.33%) Electronics
16 6 (0.33%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.16%) Billing
17 3 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1,422 (77.16%) Developer
2 388 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 227 (12.32%) Senior Developer
4 189 (10.26%) C# Developer
5 168 (9.12%) JavaScript Developer
6 152 (8.25%) .NET Developer
7 137 (7.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 124 (6.73%) React Developer
9 86 (4.67%) Python Developer
10 75 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
11 73 (3.96%) Digital Developer
12 71 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
13 70 (3.80%) C++ Developer
14 68 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
15 66 (3.58%) Angular Developer
16 64 (3.47%) HTML Developer
17 62 (3.36%) Front Office Developer
18 60 (3.26%) Azure Developer
19 58 (3.15%) Software Engineer
20 51 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 513 (27.84%) HTML
2 396 (21.49%) .NET
3 371 (20.13%) CSS
4 353 (19.15%) HTML5
5 339 (18.39%) AngularJS
6 298 (16.17%) RESTful
7 296 (16.06%) React
8 237 (12.86%) REST
9 201 (10.91%) Web Services
10 190 (10.31%) Spring
11 185 (10.04%) CSS3
12 173 (9.39%) jQuery
13 164 (8.90%) Redux
14 161 (8.74%) Node.js
15 158 (8.57%) XML
16 134 (7.27%) JSON
17 114 (6.19%) ASP.NET
17 114 (6.19%) Hibernate
18 107 (5.81%) JMS
19 106 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 182 (9.88%) Computer Science
2 178 (9.66%) User Experience
3 174 (9.44%) Greenfield Project
4 162 (8.79%) Data Structures
5 151 (8.19%) Algorithms
6 137 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
7 92 (4.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 89 (4.83%) Derivative
9 85 (4.61%) Mobile App
10 74 (4.02%) Fixed Income
11 73 (3.96%) Fintech
12 67 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
13 44 (2.39%) Equities
14 30 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
15 29 (1.57%) Market Risk
16 24 (1.30%) Hedge funds
17 22 (1.19%) iPad
17 22 (1.19%) iPhone
18 21 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
19 20 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 233 (12.64%) Linux
2 198 (10.74%) Unix
3 79 (4.29%) Windows
4 70 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 55 (2.98%) Android
6 47 (2.55%) VMS
7 21 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.76%) CentOS
9 7 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.27%) Solaris
10 5 (0.27%) SUSE
10 5 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.054%) Nucleus RTOS
13 1 (0.054%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,019 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 718 (38.96%) TDD
3 399 (21.65%) OOP
4 373 (20.24%) Test Automation
5 320 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
6 308 (16.71%) Scrum
7 298 (16.17%) OOD
8 285 (15.46%) BDD
9 269 (14.60%) Microservices
10 258 (14.00%) MVC
11 218 (11.83%) Software Engineering
12 204 (11.07%) DevOps
13 201 (10.91%) Unit Testing
14 191 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
15 184 (9.98%) Multithreading
16 180 (9.77%) Front End Development
17 159 (8.63%) SOLID
18 144 (7.81%) SOA
19 136 (7.38%) OOA/OOD
20 132 (7.16%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 792 (42.97%) Java
2 667 (36.19%) JavaScript
3 427 (23.17%) C#
4 354 (19.21%) SQL
5 285 (15.46%) Python
6 180 (9.77%) C++
7 144 (7.81%) Java 8
8 122 (6.62%) ES6
9 97 (5.26%) PHP
10 82 (4.45%) Perl
11 75 (4.07%) TypeScript
12 62 (3.36%) Scala
13 59 (3.20%) JPQL
14 57 (3.09%) Ruby
15 55 (2.98%) Shell Script
16 49 (2.66%) Apple Swift
17 42 (2.28%) Go
18 35 (1.90%) Objective-C
19 34 (1.84%) VBA
20 28 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 190 (10.31%) Degree
2 128 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 109 (5.91%) SC Cleared
4 53 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
6 17 (0.92%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.54%) PhD
8 8 (0.43%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.11%) HPE ATP
10 2 (0.11%) ISEB
11 1 (0.054%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.58%) QA
2 17 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.43%) MiFID
5 7 (0.38%) GCP
6 5 (0.27%) EMIR
7 4 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.11%) GDPR
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.11%) PMO
9 1 (0.054%) IFRS
9 1 (0.054%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.054%) SLA
9 1 (0.054%) WAI
9 1 (0.054%) WCAG
System Software
1 106 (5.75%) Docker
2 20 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.49%) HDFS
4 8 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.054%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.054%) Squid
Systems Management
1 158 (8.57%) Ansible
2 154 (8.36%) Puppet
3 148 (8.03%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (3.42%) Kubernetes
5 31 (1.68%) Terraform
6 17 (0.92%) Salt
7 12 (0.65%) Control-M
8 9 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.27%) CFEngine
9 5 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 3 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.16%) Mesos
10 3 (0.16%) Packer
11 2 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 1 (0.054%) Grafana
12 1 (0.054%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.054%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.054%) Rancher
12 1 (0.054%) rkt
Vendors
1 170 (9.22%) Oracle
2 121 (6.57%) Microsoft
3 55 (2.98%) Sybase
4 51 (2.77%) Google
5 30 (1.63%) SAP
6 28 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 27 (1.47%) Twitter
8 24 (1.30%) Adobe
9 19 (1.03%) MapR
10 18 (0.98%) Capita
11 17 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (0.81%) Atlassian
12 15 (0.81%) VMware
13 13 (0.71%) Perforce
13 13 (0.71%) TIBCO
14 12 (0.65%) hybris
14 12 (0.65%) Murex
15 11 (0.60%) MuleSoft
16 10 (0.54%) F5
16 10 (0.54%) New Relic