Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 60 64
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 -13
Contract jobs citing OO 1,803 1,958 1,658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.83% 4.12% 3.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 4.67% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,361 1,576 1,254
London median daily rate £550 £520 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +13.35% +1.94%
10th Percentile £413 £375 £325
90th Percentile £675 £669 £625
England median daily rate £500 £488 £425
% change year-on-year +2.56% +14.71% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 3
London median hourly rate £36.00 £47.83 £70.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.73% -32.22% +109.10%
10th Percentile £24.23 £41.00 £55.91
90th Percentile £46.45 £47.83 £94.31
England median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -7.22% +9.76% -3.53%

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 41,321 41,911 39,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.83% 88.13% 87.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,800 30,463 27,935
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £640
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 394 438
London median hourly rate £24.08 £22.50 £21.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.02% +3.00% +9.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.93
90th Percentile £55.04 £48.75 £50.04
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%

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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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +17 445 £550 +4.76% 164
South London -3 129 £550 +4.76% 11
West London -16 78 £525 +5.00% 93
East London +4 74 £572 -0.52% 27
North London +10 17 £450 +28.57% 8
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England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 1,003 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
2 802 (44.48%) Java
3 653 (36.22%) JavaScript
3 653 (36.22%) TDD
4 487 (27.01%) Finance
5 462 (25.62%) HTML
6 394 (21.85%) Git (software)
7 372 (20.63%) Test Automation
7 372 (20.63%) C#
8 358 (19.86%) CSS
9 352 (19.52%) .NET
10 351 (19.47%) OOP
11 343 (19.02%) Continuous Integration
12 341 (18.91%) HTML5
13 332 (18.41%) SQL
14 328 (18.19%) Amazon AWS
15 324 (17.97%) Microservices
16 323 (17.91%) OOD
17 318 (17.64%) AngularJS
18 297 (16.47%) React
19 295 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
20 294 (16.31%) Python
21 274 (15.20%) RESTful
22 258 (14.31%) Scrum
23 256 (14.20%) Relational Database
24 255 (14.14%) BDD
25 250 (13.87%) Jenkins
26 245 (13.59%) MVC
27 236 (13.09%) Oracle
28 234 (12.98%) 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
1 136 (7.54%) WebSphere
2 126 (6.99%) Confluence
3 122 (6.77%) WebLogic
4 121 (6.71%) Tomcat
5 115 (6.38%) OpenStack
6 64 (3.55%) WildFly
7 59 (3.27%) CMS
8 51 (2.83%) Apache
9 41 (2.27%) Apache Spark
10 37 (2.05%) JBoss
11 31 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
12 25 (1.39%) SharePoint
13 23 (1.28%) NServiceBus
14 18 (1.00%) Commerce Server
14 18 (1.00%) Drupal
14 18 (1.00%) IPython
15 16 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
16 15 (0.83%) Apache Qpid
17 10 (0.55%) Apache Solr
18 9 (0.50%) Mule
Applications
1 22 (1.22%) Photoshop
2 16 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.17%) Maya
6 2 (0.11%) Snapchat
7 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.055%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.055%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (0.78%) Endur
2 13 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
3 7 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.33%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.28%) Magento
6 4 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 3 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.17%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.11%) Global One
8 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.055%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.055%) SunGard Martini
9 1 (0.055%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 328 (18.19%) Amazon AWS
2 295 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (7.21%) GitHub
4 69 (3.83%) Serverless
5 33 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 29 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
7 25 (1.39%) OpenShift
8 23 (1.28%) Apigee
9 20 (1.11%) Heroku
10 18 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
10 18 (1.00%) npm
11 14 (0.78%) Google App Engine
11 14 (0.78%) PaaS
12 12 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
12 12 (0.67%) IaaS
13 10 (0.55%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.55%) BrowserStack
14 9 (0.50%) SaaS
15 8 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 8 (0.44%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 107 (5.93%) HTTP
2 60 (3.33%) SSL
3 51 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 36 (2.00%) DNS
5 20 (1.11%) Internet
6 18 (1.00%) FTP
7 16 (0.89%) AMQP
7 16 (0.89%) DHCP
8 15 (0.83%) IPsec
8 15 (0.83%) Kerberos
9 11 (0.61%) HTTPS
9 11 (0.61%) Intranet
9 11 (0.61%) SMTP
10 10 (0.55%) BIG-IP
11 8 (0.44%) Firewall
12 6 (0.33%) MQTT
13 5 (0.28%) Network Security
13 5 (0.28%) VPN
14 3 (0.17%) IMAP
14 3 (0.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (14.20%) Relational Database
2 227 (12.59%) NoSQL
3 211 (11.70%) MySQL
4 210 (11.65%) SQL Server
5 166 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
6 107 (5.93%) RDBMS
7 72 (3.99%) MongoDB
8 43 (2.38%) Hadoop
9 38 (2.11%) Big Data
10 30 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 28 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (1.44%) Redis
12 26 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (1.11%) Apache Hive
14 17 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
15 16 (0.89%) Data Lake
15 16 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (0.78%) Impala
17 12 (0.67%) DB2
17 12 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 394 (21.85%) Git (software)
2 250 (13.87%) Jenkins
3 191 (10.59%) Maven
4 177 (9.82%) JIRA
5 141 (7.82%) NUnit
6 135 (7.49%) JUnit
7 127 (7.04%) MSTest
8 105 (5.82%) Mockito
9 87 (4.83%) Selenium
10 79 (4.38%) SonarQube
11 77 (4.27%) Jasmine
12 75 (4.16%) webpack
13 73 (4.05%) Cucumber
14 72 (3.99%) TeamCity
15 68 (3.77%) Checkstyle
16 66 (3.66%) Liquibase
16 66 (3.66%) Vagrant
17 60 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
18 55 (3.05%) GitLab
19 49 (2.72%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 487 (27.01%) Finance
2 215 (11.92%) Banking
3 96 (5.32%) Front Office
4 86 (4.77%) Retail
5 83 (4.60%) Investment Banking
6 38 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.66%) Publishing
8 29 (1.61%) Games
9 24 (1.33%) Financial Institution
10 23 (1.28%) Back Office
11 19 (1.05%) Marketing
12 18 (1.00%) Legal
13 11 (0.61%) Advertising
14 9 (0.50%) Billing
15 7 (0.39%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.33%) Law
17 5 (0.28%) Electronics
18 4 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
19 2 (0.11%) Multimedia
20 1 (0.055%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,397 (77.48%) Developer
2 448 (24.85%) Java Developer
3 175 (9.71%) Senior Developer
4 170 (9.43%) C# Developer
5 168 (9.32%) React Developer
6 154 (8.54%) JavaScript Developer
7 146 (8.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 129 (7.15%) .NET Developer
9 100 (5.55%) Python Developer
10 87 (4.83%) Full Stack Developer
11 78 (4.33%) Quantitative Developer
12 72 (3.99%) Angular Developer
13 68 (3.77%) Architect
13 68 (3.77%) C++ Developer
14 62 (3.44%) Senior Java Developer
15 56 (3.11%) Azure Developer
16 54 (3.00%) AWS Developer
16 54 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
17 52 (2.88%) DevOps Engineer
18 49 (2.72%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 462 (25.62%) HTML
2 358 (19.86%) CSS
3 352 (19.52%) .NET
4 341 (18.91%) HTML5
5 318 (17.64%) AngularJS
6 297 (16.47%) React
7 274 (15.20%) RESTful
8 232 (12.87%) REST
9 194 (10.76%) Redux
10 189 (10.48%) jQuery
11 185 (10.26%) Spring
12 167 (9.26%) Node.js
13 165 (9.15%) CSS3
14 151 (8.37%) Web Services
15 138 (7.65%) JMS
16 128 (7.10%) Hibernate
17 112 (6.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 111 (6.16%) Java EE
19 109 (6.05%) ASP.NET
20 105 (5.82%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 178 (9.87%) Data Structures
2 159 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
3 156 (8.65%) Algorithms
3 156 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
4 136 (7.54%) User Experience
5 106 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 91 (5.05%) Linux Command Line
7 88 (4.88%) Derivative
8 85 (4.71%) Fintech
9 71 (3.94%) Fixed Income
10 63 (3.49%) Mobile App
11 45 (2.50%) Hedge funds
12 41 (2.27%) Equities
13 35 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
14 26 (1.44%) Data Centre
15 24 (1.33%) Cloud Native
16 20 (1.11%) Client/Server
17 19 (1.05%) Graphic Design
18 18 (1.00%) Market Risk
19 17 (0.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 234 (12.98%) Linux
2 227 (12.59%) Unix
3 73 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 64 (3.55%) VMS
5 60 (3.33%) Windows
6 57 (3.16%) Android
7 16 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.55%) Solaris
8 10 (0.55%) SUSE
8 10 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.28%) tvOS
10 3 (0.17%) CentOS
10 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.055%) VME
12 1 (0.055%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.055%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.055%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,003 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
2 653 (36.22%) TDD
3 372 (20.63%) Test Automation
4 351 (19.47%) OOP
5 343 (19.02%) Continuous Integration
6 324 (17.97%) Microservices
7 323 (17.91%) OOD
8 258 (14.31%) Scrum
9 255 (14.14%) BDD
10 245 (13.59%) MVC
11 201 (11.15%) Software Engineering
12 184 (10.21%) DevOps
13 182 (10.09%) Front End Development
14 171 (9.48%) Multithreading
15 155 (8.60%) Unit Testing
16 152 (8.43%) Computer Science
17 136 (7.54%) Problem-Solving
18 130 (7.21%) Open Source
19 128 (7.10%) SOA
20 121 (6.71%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 802 (44.48%) Java
2 653 (36.22%) JavaScript
3 372 (20.63%) C#
4 332 (18.41%) SQL
5 294 (16.31%) Python
6 169 (9.37%) Java 8
7 168 (9.32%) C++
8 130 (7.21%) ES6
9 101 (5.60%) TypeScript
10 92 (5.10%) PHP
11 70 (3.88%) JPQL
12 61 (3.38%) Perl
13 55 (3.05%) Apple Swift
14 52 (2.88%) Scala
15 42 (2.33%) Shell Script
16 41 (2.27%) T-SQL
17 35 (1.94%) Objective-C
18 30 (1.66%) Ruby
19 28 (1.55%) C
20 22 (1.22%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 156 (8.65%) Degree
2 106 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 87 (4.83%) SC Cleared
4 47 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (0.94%) Master's Degree
6 11 (0.61%) PhD
7 8 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.22%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.17%) CISA
11 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.11%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.11%) CFA
12 2 (0.11%) CISSP
12 2 (0.11%) ISEB
12 2 (0.11%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.055%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.27%) QA
2 9 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.28%) MiFID
4 4 (0.22%) EMIR
5 3 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.17%) ISO 20022
5 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.17%) PSD2
6 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.11%) WCAG
7 1 (0.055%) GDPR
7 1 (0.055%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.055%) IFRS
7 1 (0.055%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.055%) PMO
7 1 (0.055%) WAI
System Software
1 115 (6.38%) Docker
2 16 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 16 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.50%) HDFS
4 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.055%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.055%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 164 (9.10%) Ansible
2 160 (8.87%) Puppet
3 152 (8.43%) Opscode Chef
4 97 (5.38%) Kubernetes
5 31 (1.72%) Terraform
6 10 (0.55%) CFEngine
7 6 (0.33%) Control-M
7 6 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.22%) Kibana
10 3 (0.17%) logstash
10 3 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.11%) rkt
12 1 (0.055%) CA Service Virtualization
12 1 (0.055%) Grafana
12 1 (0.055%) Mesos
12 1 (0.055%) Packer
12 1 (0.055%) PowerCLI
12 1 (0.055%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.055%) Rancher
Vendors
1 236 (13.09%) Oracle
2 132 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 51 (2.83%) Sybase
4 43 (2.38%) Google
5 29 (1.61%) SAP
6 26 (1.44%) Atlassian
6 26 (1.44%) Red Hat
7 24 (1.33%) Adobe
7 24 (1.33%) Splunk
8 23 (1.28%) TIBCO
9 15 (0.83%) Twitter
10 14 (0.78%) DevExpress
10 14 (0.78%) hybris
11 13 (0.72%) Demandware
12 11 (0.61%) F5
12 11 (0.61%) MuleSoft
12 11 (0.61%) Terracotta
13 10 (0.55%) New Relic
14 9 (0.50%) Murex
15 8 (0.44%) Cypress Semiconductor