Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 60 51
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 -9
Contract jobs citing OO 1,747 1,524 1,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.88% 3.82% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 4.41% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,322 1,153 1,370
London median daily rate £525 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £394 £363 £325
90th Percentile £688 £650 £631
England median daily rate £499 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.83% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 0
London median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.78% +5.63%

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 39,301 34,586 37,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.33% 86.77% 85.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,455 24,805 27,366
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 546 374 365
London median hourly rate £24.30 £24.76 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +17.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.13 £52.50 £49.88
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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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 21 June 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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -13 331 £525 +2.44% 125
West London +10 140 £525 +16.67% 51
South London +13 101 £550 +25.71% 8
East London -36 21 £615 +29.42% 24
North London +6 5 £500 - 4
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England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 936 (53.58%) Agile Software Development
2 771 (44.13%) Java
3 646 (36.98%) TDD
4 634 (36.29%) JavaScript
5 499 (28.56%) HTML
6 471 (26.96%) Finance
7 421 (24.10%) C#
8 405 (23.18%) OOP
8 405 (23.18%) Git (software)
9 365 (20.89%) CSS
10 354 (20.26%) .NET
11 352 (20.15%) SQL
12 336 (19.23%) HTML5
13 321 (18.37%) Test Automation
14 318 (18.20%) AngularJS
15 292 (16.71%) React
16 289 (16.54%) OOD
17 284 (16.26%) Amazon AWS
18 283 (16.20%) Scrum
19 273 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
20 266 (15.23%) Python
21 262 (15.00%) MVC
22 259 (14.83%) RESTful
23 258 (14.77%) Relational Database
24 241 (13.80%) Linux
25 236 (13.51%) Jenkins
26 232 (13.28%) SQL Server
27 230 (13.17%) Microsoft Azure
28 219 (12.54%) BDD
28 219 (12.54%) Microservices

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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
1 112 (6.41%) Tomcat
2 109 (6.24%) Confluence
3 96 (5.50%) WebSphere
4 78 (4.46%) WebLogic
5 67 (3.84%) OpenStack
6 66 (3.78%) Apache
7 45 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
8 43 (2.46%) JBoss
9 41 (2.35%) CMS
10 38 (2.18%) NServiceBus
11 32 (1.83%) Apache Spark
12 23 (1.32%) WildFly
13 19 (1.09%) Drupal
14 16 (0.92%) Commerce Server
15 14 (0.80%) nginx
16 13 (0.74%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.74%) DataSynapse
17 12 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 11 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
19 9 (0.52%) Mule
Applications
1 26 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (1.37%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.17%) Blender
4 3 (0.17%) Maya
4 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.17%) SPSS
5 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.057%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (0.97%) Magento
2 10 (0.57%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.23%) Global One
4 4 (0.23%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.11%) Endur
7 1 (0.057%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.057%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.057%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 284 (16.26%) Amazon AWS
2 230 (13.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (4.18%) GitHub
4 57 (3.26%) Serverless
5 35 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 31 (1.77%) Heroku
7 21 (1.20%) IaaS
8 20 (1.14%) npm
9 16 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.57%) Sauce Labs
11 9 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (0.52%) Force.com
12 8 (0.46%) BrowserStack
12 8 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.46%) SaaS
13 7 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.40%) PaaS
14 6 (0.34%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.29%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 83 (4.75%) HTTP
2 51 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 45 (2.58%) DNS
4 40 (2.29%) DHCP
5 35 (2.00%) SSL
6 34 (1.95%) FTP
7 30 (1.72%) IPsec
8 14 (0.80%) SMTP
9 7 (0.40%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.40%) IMAP
10 5 (0.29%) AMQP
10 5 (0.29%) Internet
10 5 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.23%) BIG-IP
11 4 (0.23%) ICMP
12 3 (0.17%) 3G
12 3 (0.17%) LTE
13 2 (0.11%) Bluetooth
13 2 (0.11%) Multicast
13 2 (0.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (14.77%) Relational Database
2 232 (13.28%) SQL Server
3 212 (12.14%) NoSQL
4 185 (10.59%) MySQL
5 134 (7.67%) PostgreSQL
6 119 (6.81%) RDBMS
7 104 (5.95%) MongoDB
8 44 (2.52%) Big Data
9 43 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
11 41 (2.35%) SQL Server 2016
12 32 (1.83%) DB2
13 26 (1.49%) Hadoop
14 22 (1.26%) KDB
15 17 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (0.92%) Apache Hive
16 16 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (0.92%) RavenDB
17 14 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 405 (23.18%) Git (software)
2 236 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 163 (9.33%) JIRA
4 159 (9.10%) Maven
5 131 (7.50%) NUnit
6 130 (7.44%) JUnit
7 86 (4.92%) Selenium
8 83 (4.75%) Mockito
9 77 (4.41%) Cucumber
10 73 (4.18%) Jasmine
11 71 (4.06%) webpack
12 70 (4.01%) MSTest
13 59 (3.38%) Subversion
13 59 (3.38%) TeamCity
14 56 (3.21%) SonarQube
15 53 (3.03%) Grunt
16 52 (2.98%) Karma Test Runner
17 51 (2.92%) SpecFlow
18 41 (2.35%) Visual Studio
19 40 (2.29%) Checkstyle
General
1 471 (26.96%) Finance
2 206 (11.79%) Banking
3 191 (10.93%) Front Office
4 94 (5.38%) Retail
5 89 (5.09%) Investment Banking
6 36 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 33 (1.89%) Games
8 31 (1.77%) Financial Institution
9 28 (1.60%) Publishing
10 12 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 11 (0.63%) Back Office
11 11 (0.63%) Law
12 9 (0.52%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.46%) Marketing
14 7 (0.40%) Legal
15 6 (0.34%) Electronics
15 6 (0.34%) Prime Brokerage
16 5 (0.29%) Advertising
17 4 (0.23%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1,354 (77.50%) Developer
2 363 (20.78%) Java Developer
3 223 (12.76%) Senior Developer
4 211 (12.08%) C# Developer
5 157 (8.99%) JavaScript Developer
6 148 (8.47%) .NET Developer
7 123 (7.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 112 (6.41%) React Developer
9 91 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
10 78 (4.46%) Front Office Developer
11 73 (4.18%) C++ Developer
12 70 (4.01%) Digital Developer
13 66 (3.78%) Full Stack Developer
14 64 (3.66%) Python Developer
15 61 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
15 61 (3.49%) Digital Transformation
16 60 (3.43%) Angular Developer
17 57 (3.26%) HTML Developer
18 51 (2.92%) Software Engineer
19 50 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 499 (28.56%) HTML
2 365 (20.89%) CSS
3 354 (20.26%) .NET
4 336 (19.23%) HTML5
5 318 (18.20%) AngularJS
6 292 (16.71%) React
7 259 (14.83%) RESTful
8 216 (12.36%) REST
9 215 (12.31%) Spring
10 189 (10.82%) CSS3
11 180 (10.30%) Web Services
12 156 (8.93%) XML
13 147 (8.41%) jQuery
14 146 (8.36%) JSON
15 144 (8.24%) Node.js
16 128 (7.33%) Redux
17 112 (6.41%) ASP.NET
18 99 (5.67%) ASP.NET Web API
19 95 (5.44%) Hibernate
20 91 (5.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 191 (10.93%) Greenfield Project
2 189 (10.82%) Computer Science
3 156 (8.93%) Algorithms
4 150 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
4 150 (8.59%) Data Structures
4 150 (8.59%) User Experience
5 92 (5.27%) Derivative
6 82 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 75 (4.29%) Fixed Income
8 73 (4.18%) Mobile App
9 60 (3.43%) Fintech
10 49 (2.80%) Equities
11 43 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
12 25 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
13 22 (1.26%) iPad
13 22 (1.26%) iPhone
14 21 (1.20%) Credit Derivative
14 21 (1.20%) Market Risk
15 20 (1.14%) Hedge funds
16 18 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 241 (13.80%) Linux
2 190 (10.88%) Unix
3 77 (4.41%) Windows
4 60 (3.43%) Apple iOS
5 52 (2.98%) Android
6 26 (1.49%) VMS
7 15 (0.86%) CentOS
8 11 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.34%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.17%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.11%) Solaris
14 1 (0.057%) Debian
14 1 (0.057%) HPUX
14 1 (0.057%) Nucleus RTOS
14 1 (0.057%) SUSE
14 1 (0.057%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 936 (53.58%) Agile Software Development
2 646 (36.98%) TDD
3 405 (23.18%) OOP
4 321 (18.37%) Test Automation
5 289 (16.54%) OOD
6 283 (16.20%) Scrum
7 273 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
8 262 (15.00%) MVC
9 219 (12.54%) BDD
9 219 (12.54%) Microservices
10 201 (11.51%) Multithreading
11 200 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
12 194 (11.10%) Software Engineering
13 191 (10.93%) DevOps
14 185 (10.59%) Front End Development
15 164 (9.39%) Unit Testing
16 159 (9.10%) SOLID
17 134 (7.67%) SOA
18 130 (7.44%) E-Commerce
19 125 (7.16%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 771 (44.13%) Java
2 634 (36.29%) JavaScript
3 421 (24.10%) C#
4 352 (20.15%) SQL
5 266 (15.23%) Python
6 169 (9.67%) C++
7 136 (7.78%) Java 8
8 105 (6.01%) ES6
9 91 (5.21%) Perl
10 75 (4.29%) PHP
11 64 (3.66%) Scala
12 57 (3.26%) Shell Script
13 51 (2.92%) Ruby
14 47 (2.69%) TypeScript
15 43 (2.46%) Go
16 40 (2.29%) Apple Swift
16 40 (2.29%) JPQL
17 34 (1.95%) R
18 33 (1.89%) Objective-C
19 28 (1.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 198 (11.33%) Degree
2 102 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 84 (4.81%) SC Cleared
4 47 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (1.43%) PhD
6 24 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
7 22 (1.26%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.17%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.11%) HPE ATP
13 1 (0.057%) MCAD
13 1 (0.057%) MCSD
13 1 (0.057%) MCTS
13 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.66%) QA
2 20 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.80%) MiFID
4 13 (0.74%) GCP
5 12 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.57%) EMIR
7 7 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.23%) SLA
10 3 (0.17%) GDPR
11 2 (0.11%) WCAG
12 1 (0.057%) PMO
System Software
1 106 (6.07%) Docker
2 30 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.52%) HDFS
4 9 (0.52%) vSphere
5 1 (0.057%) Squid
Systems Management
1 147 (8.41%) Puppet
2 145 (8.30%) Opscode Chef
3 132 (7.56%) Ansible
4 41 (2.35%) Kubernetes
5 21 (1.20%) Salt
6 18 (1.03%) Terraform
7 12 (0.69%) Control-M
7 12 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.17%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 3 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.17%) Packer
9 2 (0.11%) Mesos
9 2 (0.11%) Nagios
9 2 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 1 (0.057%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.057%) Grafana
10 1 (0.057%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.057%) Kibana
10 1 (0.057%) logstash
Vendors
1 150 (8.59%) Oracle
2 75 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 58 (3.32%) Sybase
4 44 (2.52%) Google
5 28 (1.60%) SAP
6 27 (1.55%) Twitter
7 25 (1.43%) Adobe
7 25 (1.43%) MapR
8 21 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.09%) Reuters
10 17 (0.97%) hybris
11 16 (0.92%) Capita
11 16 (0.92%) Red Hat
12 15 (0.86%) Bloomberg
12 15 (0.86%) VMware
13 14 (0.80%) Perforce
13 14 (0.80%) TIBCO
13 14 (0.80%) Zend
14 11 (0.63%) Atlassian
14 11 (0.63%) Tableau