Period
to 18 March 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 18 March 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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 61 62
Rank change year-on-year -24 +1 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 1,282 1,857 1,545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.99% 4.00% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 4.55% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 1,501 1,145
London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £408 £400 £327
90th Percentile £687 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 2
London median hourly rate £36.00 £47.83 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.73% +3.42% -
10th Percentile £26.71 £45.13 £33.63
90th Percentile £48.04 £50.00 £61.88
England median hourly rate £44.96 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -0.09% +9.76% -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 37,921 40,827 35,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.49% 87.88% 86.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,129 29,636 25,381
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £460 £438
% change year-on-year +3.26% +5.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 523 407
London median hourly rate £25.25 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.21% -4.00% +25.03%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.35 £50.50 £53.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £24.98 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% -0.08% +11.11%

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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 18 March 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 18 March 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 18 March 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 +11 347 £550 +4.76% 137
East London -10 54 £614 +6.78% 42
South London -46 46 £500 -9.09% 15
West London -43 37 £415 -20.95% 79
North London +22 36 £450 -10.00% 6
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England

For the 6 months to 18 March 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.

1 730 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 551 (42.98%) Java
3 463 (36.12%) JavaScript
4 438 (34.17%) TDD
5 379 (29.56%) Finance
6 332 (25.90%) HTML
7 281 (21.92%) CSS
8 266 (20.75%) C#
9 257 (20.05%) SQL
10 253 (19.73%) Python
10 253 (19.73%) Amazon AWS
11 246 (19.19%) Microsoft Azure
12 244 (19.03%) Git (software)
13 241 (18.80%) React
14 236 (18.41%) OOP
14 236 (18.41%) OOD
15 231 (18.02%) AngularJS
16 226 (17.63%) Continuous Integration
17 225 (17.55%) Scrum
18 221 (17.24%) .NET
19 218 (17.00%) Test Automation
20 216 (16.85%) HTML5
21 208 (16.22%) Microservices
22 197 (15.37%) REST
23 196 (15.29%) MVC
24 183 (14.27%) Linux
25 179 (13.96%) NoSQL
26 175 (13.65%) BDD
27 174 (13.57%) SQL Server
28 172 (13.42%) Software Engineering

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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 88 (6.86%) Tomcat
2 80 (6.24%) WebLogic
3 74 (5.77%) OpenStack
4 73 (5.69%) WebSphere
5 62 (4.84%) Confluence
6 35 (2.73%) Apache Spark
7 34 (2.65%) Apache
8 32 (2.50%) JBoss
9 29 (2.26%) SharePoint
10 20 (1.56%) IPython
11 19 (1.48%) CMS
12 18 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
13 17 (1.33%) Drupal
14 16 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (1.25%) WildFly
15 15 (1.17%) Apache Qpid
16 9 (0.70%) Mule
17 5 (0.39%) NServiceBus
18 4 (0.31%) Apache Solr
18 4 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (1.95%) Photoshop
2 17 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.31%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.94%) SAP Hybris
2 11 (0.86%) Actimize
2 11 (0.86%) SAP ERP
3 9 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.55%) Endur
5 6 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.31%) Magento
6 4 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 4 (0.31%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.078%) AquaLogic BPM
9 1 (0.078%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.078%) RMDS
9 1 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.078%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 253 (19.73%) Amazon AWS
2 246 (19.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (3.74%) GitHub
4 36 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 32 (2.50%) Serverless
6 23 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
7 22 (1.72%) Heroku
7 22 (1.72%) PaaS
8 20 (1.56%) Apigee
8 20 (1.56%) OpenShift
9 13 (1.01%) MailChimp
10 11 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
11 10 (0.78%) npm
12 8 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
14 6 (0.47%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.47%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 74 (5.77%) HTTP
2 52 (4.06%) SSL
3 40 (3.12%) TCP/IP
4 26 (2.03%) FTP
5 25 (1.95%) DNS
6 22 (1.72%) DHCP
6 22 (1.72%) IPsec
7 19 (1.48%) Internet
8 15 (1.17%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.47%) SMTP
10 5 (0.39%) AMQP
11 4 (0.31%) Intranet
11 4 (0.31%) SNMP
12 3 (0.23%) Firewall
12 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.23%) IMAP
12 3 (0.23%) SSH
13 2 (0.16%) LTE
13 2 (0.16%) MIMO
13 2 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (13.96%) NoSQL
2 174 (13.57%) SQL Server
3 166 (12.95%) MySQL
4 155 (12.09%) Relational Database
5 118 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
6 69 (5.38%) MongoDB
7 62 (4.84%) RDBMS
8 44 (3.43%) Big Data
9 36 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 32 (2.50%) Hadoop
11 27 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (1.72%) Data Lake
13 21 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (1.56%) Redis
15 19 (1.48%) Impala
16 15 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 14 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
18 13 (1.01%) Apache Hive
19 11 (0.86%) Apache Kudu
19 11 (0.86%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 244 (19.03%) Git (software)
2 147 (11.47%) Jenkins
3 103 (8.03%) JIRA
4 99 (7.72%) NUnit
5 91 (7.10%) MSTest
6 88 (6.86%) Maven
7 73 (5.69%) JUnit
8 62 (4.84%) webpack
9 58 (4.52%) Jasmine
10 50 (3.90%) Subversion
11 45 (3.51%) Selenium
11 45 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 45 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
12 44 (3.43%) Karma Test Runner
13 41 (3.20%) Cucumber
13 41 (3.20%) Grunt
14 36 (2.81%) Mockito
15 34 (2.65%) TeamCity
16 33 (2.57%) SonarQube
17 27 (2.11%) jMock
General
1 379 (29.56%) Finance
2 157 (12.25%) Banking
3 89 (6.94%) Front Office
4 57 (4.45%) Investment Banking
5 37 (2.89%) Marketing
6 35 (2.73%) Retail
7 20 (1.56%) Back Office
8 16 (1.25%) Legal
9 14 (1.09%) Games
10 12 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.78%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.62%) Law
12 8 (0.62%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.47%) Publishing
14 5 (0.39%) Billing
15 4 (0.31%) Digital Economy
16 3 (0.23%) Advertising
17 2 (0.16%) Electronics
17 2 (0.16%) Manufacturing
18 1 (0.078%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 967 (75.43%) Developer
2 282 (22.00%) Java Developer
3 144 (11.23%) React Developer
4 125 (9.75%) C# Developer
5 123 (9.59%) Senior Developer
6 102 (7.96%) JavaScript Developer
7 96 (7.49%) Architect
8 89 (6.94%) .NET Developer
9 80 (6.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 80 (6.24%) Python Developer
10 69 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
11 49 (3.82%) Quantitative Developer
12 46 (3.59%) C++ Developer
12 46 (3.59%) Senior Java Developer
13 44 (3.43%) AWS Developer
14 42 (3.28%) Angular Developer
15 41 (3.20%) Technical Architect
16 38 (2.96%) PHP Developer
17 36 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
18 35 (2.73%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (25.90%) HTML
2 281 (21.92%) CSS
3 241 (18.80%) React
4 231 (18.02%) AngularJS
5 221 (17.24%) .NET
6 216 (16.85%) HTML5
7 197 (15.37%) REST
8 158 (12.32%) RESTful
9 155 (12.09%) Spring
10 132 (10.30%) Node.js
11 129 (10.06%) Web Services
12 127 (9.91%) Redux
13 106 (8.27%) CSS3
14 95 (7.41%) jQuery
15 90 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 88 (6.86%) XML
17 77 (6.01%) JSON
18 76 (5.93%) ASP.NET
19 72 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
20 70 (5.46%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 158 (12.32%) Data Structures
2 138 (10.76%) Algorithms
3 111 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (6.55%) Greenfield Project
5 80 (6.24%) User Experience
6 72 (5.62%) Fintech
7 51 (3.98%) Hedge funds
8 42 (3.28%) Derivative
9 41 (3.20%) Fixed Income
10 39 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
11 37 (2.89%) Mobile App
12 29 (2.26%) Equities
13 28 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 28 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
14 21 (1.64%) Digital Media
15 20 (1.56%) Client/Server
15 20 (1.56%) Virtual Team
16 18 (1.40%) Data Centre
17 17 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
18 16 (1.25%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 183 (14.27%) Linux
2 112 (8.74%) Unix
3 54 (4.21%) Windows
4 47 (3.67%) Apple iOS
5 42 (3.28%) Android
6 16 (1.25%) VMS
7 6 (0.47%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.31%) tvOS
9 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.078%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.078%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 730 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 438 (34.17%) TDD
3 236 (18.41%) OOD
3 236 (18.41%) OOP
4 226 (17.63%) Continuous Integration
5 225 (17.55%) Scrum
6 218 (17.00%) Test Automation
7 208 (16.22%) Microservices
8 196 (15.29%) MVC
9 175 (13.65%) BDD
10 172 (13.42%) Software Engineering
11 156 (12.17%) Multithreading
12 147 (11.47%) DevOps
13 125 (9.75%) Computer Science
14 119 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
15 113 (8.81%) Front End Development
16 111 (8.66%) Open Source
17 96 (7.49%) E-Commerce
18 95 (7.41%) SOA
19 92 (7.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 551 (42.98%) Java
2 463 (36.12%) JavaScript
3 266 (20.75%) C#
4 257 (20.05%) SQL
5 253 (19.73%) Python
6 108 (8.42%) C++
7 103 (8.03%) ES6
8 94 (7.33%) Java 8
9 65 (5.07%) PHP
10 60 (4.68%) TypeScript
11 45 (3.51%) T-SQL
12 42 (3.28%) Scala
13 36 (2.81%) Perl
14 28 (2.18%) Apple Swift
15 26 (2.03%) Objective-C
16 22 (1.72%) Kotlin
17 20 (1.56%) Cython
17 20 (1.56%) R
18 19 (1.48%) Go
18 19 (1.48%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 106 (8.27%) Degree
2 58 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.78%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.70%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.23%) CISA
10 3 (0.23%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.23%) PhD
11 2 (0.16%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.16%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.16%) CFA
11 2 (0.16%) CISSP
11 2 (0.16%) MCSD
12 1 (0.078%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.078%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.54%) QA
2 6 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.39%) MiFID
4 3 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.23%) EMIR
5 2 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.16%) SLA
6 1 (0.078%) GDPR
6 1 (0.078%) IFRS
6 1 (0.078%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.078%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.078%) JTAG
6 1 (0.078%) WCAG
System Software
1 98 (7.64%) Docker
2 23 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 13 (1.01%) HDFS
5 5 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.31%) vSphere
7 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.078%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 101 (7.88%) Puppet
2 95 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (7.02%) Ansible
4 67 (5.23%) Kubernetes
5 19 (1.48%) Terraform
6 7 (0.55%) logstash
7 6 (0.47%) Control-M
7 6 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.31%) Kibana
8 4 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.23%) Grafana
9 3 (0.23%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.23%) Rancher
10 1 (0.078%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.078%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.078%) rkt
Vendors
1 169 (13.18%) Oracle
2 81 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 40 (3.12%) Sybase
4 29 (2.26%) Google
5 28 (2.18%) Adobe
6 27 (2.11%) Atlassian
6 27 (2.11%) hybris
6 27 (2.11%) SAP
7 13 (1.01%) TIBCO
8 12 (0.94%) Tableau
8 12 (0.94%) Terracotta
8 12 (0.94%) Twitter
9 10 (0.78%) Guidewire
9 10 (0.78%) MuleSoft
10 9 (0.70%) DevExpress
10 9 (0.70%) Splunk
10 9 (0.70%) Xerox
11 8 (0.62%) Demandware
11 8 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.55%) Workday