Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 59 51
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 -15
Contract jobs citing OO 1,907 1,585 1,709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.09% 3.78% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 4.40% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,544 1,190 1,354
London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £375 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £498 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +17.06% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
London median hourly rate £47.83 £70.57 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.22% +109.10% -15.63%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +9.76% -4.09% +6.88%

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 40,392 36,034 36,881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.59% 85.99% 84.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,494 25,928 26,317
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 425 457
London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +9.59%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £50.40
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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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 24 January 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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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 24 January 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 -8 308 £525 +10.53% 161
South London +38 126 £535 +33.75% 13
West London -12 92 £525 +17.98% 72
East London -6 36 £575 +28.85% 18
North London -18 2 £500 +37.93% 8
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England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 1,041 (54.59%) Agile Software Development
2 862 (45.20%) Java
3 715 (37.49%) TDD
4 704 (36.92%) JavaScript
5 533 (27.95%) HTML
6 499 (26.17%) Finance
7 444 (23.28%) C#
8 399 (20.92%) CSS
9 393 (20.61%) HTML5
10 369 (19.35%) Git (software)
11 356 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
11 356 (18.67%) SQL
12 351 (18.41%) .NET
13 345 (18.09%) OOD
14 327 (17.15%) OOP
15 316 (16.57%) React
16 310 (16.26%) Test Automation
17 307 (16.10%) AngularJS
18 305 (15.99%) RESTful
19 272 (14.26%) Amazon AWS
20 269 (14.11%) Oracle
21 263 (13.79%) Linux
22 262 (13.74%) Scrum
23 258 (13.53%) Spring
24 255 (13.37%) Python
25 246 (12.90%) REST
26 240 (12.59%) Web Services
27 239 (12.53%) Relational Database
28 238 (12.48%) BDD
29 229 (12.01%) NoSQL

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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
1 137 (7.18%) Tomcat
2 117 (6.14%) Confluence
3 106 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 106 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 100 (5.24%) OpenStack
5 70 (3.67%) WildFly
6 59 (3.09%) CMS
7 39 (2.05%) Apache Spark
8 38 (1.99%) Apache
9 36 (1.89%) JBoss
10 29 (1.52%) Apache Solr
11 26 (1.36%) Drupal
12 18 (0.94%) WordPress
13 15 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 14 (0.73%) NServiceBus
14 14 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
16 8 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
16 8 (0.42%) SAS
17 7 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.42%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.21%) SPSS
5 3 (0.16%) InVision
6 1 (0.052%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.052%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (1.15%) Magento
2 7 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.26%) Endur
3 5 (0.26%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.16%) Global One
5 2 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.10%) RMDS
5 2 (0.10%) Shopify
6 1 (0.052%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.052%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 272 (14.26%) Amazon AWS
2 198 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (2.57%) GitHub
4 40 (2.10%) npm
5 35 (1.84%) IaaS
6 25 (1.31%) SaaS
7 20 (1.05%) Serverless
8 15 (0.79%) Force.com
8 15 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (0.79%) Heroku
9 14 (0.73%) iPaaS
10 13 (0.68%) Yarn
11 10 (0.52%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.42%) G Suite
12 8 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
13 7 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 6 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 6 (0.31%) Twilio
15 5 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.94%) HTTP
2 42 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 28 (1.47%) DNS
3 28 (1.47%) Internet
4 25 (1.31%) SSL
5 17 (0.89%) DHCP
5 17 (0.89%) FTP
6 12 (0.63%) SMTP
7 8 (0.42%) IPsec
8 7 (0.37%) FIX Connectivity
8 7 (0.37%) Intranet
9 5 (0.26%) 3G
9 5 (0.26%) ICMP
9 5 (0.26%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.26%) LTE
9 5 (0.26%) SSH
10 3 (0.16%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.16%) SMS
10 3 (0.16%) VPN
11 2 (0.10%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (12.53%) Relational Database
2 229 (12.01%) NoSQL
3 222 (11.64%) SQL Server
4 203 (10.64%) MySQL
5 150 (7.87%) RDBMS
6 148 (7.76%) PostgreSQL
7 81 (4.25%) MongoDB
8 64 (3.36%) Big Data
9 47 (2.46%) Hadoop
10 37 (1.94%) Oracle Database
11 35 (1.84%) HBase
12 34 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
13 30 (1.57%) DB2
14 27 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (1.31%) KDB
16 23 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
16 23 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
17 20 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
18 19 (1.00%) Redis
19 18 (0.94%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 369 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 187 (9.81%) Maven
3 180 (9.44%) JUnit
4 176 (9.23%) JIRA
5 173 (9.07%) Jenkins
6 123 (6.45%) NUnit
7 110 (5.77%) Mockito
8 100 (5.24%) MSTest
9 87 (4.56%) SonarQube
10 74 (3.88%) Selenium
11 70 (3.67%) Subversion
12 68 (3.57%) Checkstyle
13 67 (3.51%) Cucumber
13 67 (3.51%) Liquibase
13 67 (3.51%) Vagrant
14 60 (3.15%) gulp
15 55 (2.88%) TeamCity
16 54 (2.83%) Grunt
16 54 (2.83%) webpack
17 49 (2.57%) Jasmine
General
1 499 (26.17%) Finance
2 227 (11.90%) Front Office
3 218 (11.43%) Banking
4 98 (5.14%) Investment Banking
5 52 (2.73%) Retail
6 46 (2.41%) Marketing
7 40 (2.10%) Publishing
8 39 (2.05%) Retail Banking
9 37 (1.94%) Financial Institution
10 28 (1.47%) Games
11 20 (1.05%) Back Office
12 18 (0.94%) Advertising
13 17 (0.89%) Telecoms
14 12 (0.63%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.47%) Automotive
16 5 (0.26%) Law
16 5 (0.26%) Legal
17 4 (0.21%) Digital Economy
17 4 (0.21%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1,576 (82.64%) Developer
2 488 (25.59%) Java Developer
3 243 (12.74%) C# Developer
4 195 (10.23%) Senior Developer
5 171 (8.97%) JavaScript Developer
6 133 (6.97%) .NET Developer
7 127 (6.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 113 (5.93%) React Developer
9 89 (4.67%) Angular Developer
10 88 (4.61%) Full Stack Developer
11 87 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
12 71 (3.72%) C++ Developer
12 71 (3.72%) Python Developer
13 69 (3.62%) WPF Developer
14 64 (3.36%) Quantitative Developer
15 63 (3.30%) C# WPF Developer
15 63 (3.30%) Node.js Developer
16 62 (3.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
17 60 (3.15%) Digital Transformation
18 59 (3.09%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 533 (27.95%) HTML
2 399 (20.92%) CSS
3 393 (20.61%) HTML5
4 351 (18.41%) .NET
5 316 (16.57%) React
6 307 (16.10%) AngularJS
7 305 (15.99%) RESTful
8 258 (13.53%) Spring
9 246 (12.90%) REST
10 240 (12.59%) Web Services
11 222 (11.64%) CSS3
12 191 (10.02%) Node.js
13 165 (8.65%) jQuery
14 160 (8.39%) XML
15 140 (7.34%) JSON
16 135 (7.08%) Hibernate
17 133 (6.97%) SOAP
18 131 (6.87%) WPF
19 121 (6.35%) JMS
20 112 (5.87%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 190 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (9.07%) Algorithms
3 171 (8.97%) Computer Science
4 160 (8.39%) Greenfield Project
5 118 (6.19%) Data Structures
6 105 (5.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 102 (5.35%) User Experience
8 81 (4.25%) Linux Command Line
9 57 (2.99%) Derivative
10 54 (2.83%) Mobile App
11 47 (2.46%) Fintech
12 44 (2.31%) Equities
13 36 (1.89%) Fixed Income
14 35 (1.84%) iPad
14 35 (1.84%) iPhone
15 30 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
16 29 (1.52%) Grid Computing
17 26 (1.36%) Hedge funds
18 18 (0.94%) N-Tier
19 16 (0.84%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 263 (13.79%) Linux
2 210 (11.01%) Unix
3 84 (4.40%) Windows
4 66 (3.46%) Apple iOS
5 64 (3.36%) VMS
6 37 (1.94%) Android
7 10 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.42%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.37%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.31%) CentOS
10 6 (0.31%) Solaris
10 6 (0.31%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.10%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.10%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.052%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,041 (54.59%) Agile Software Development
2 715 (37.49%) TDD
3 356 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
4 345 (18.09%) OOD
5 327 (17.15%) OOP
6 310 (16.26%) Test Automation
7 262 (13.74%) Scrum
8 238 (12.48%) BDD
9 218 (11.43%) Microservices
10 213 (11.17%) Front End Development
11 200 (10.49%) Software Engineering
12 196 (10.28%) MVC
13 184 (9.65%) Multithreading
14 160 (8.39%) SDLC
15 153 (8.02%) Unit Testing
16 144 (7.55%) DevOps
16 144 (7.55%) E-Commerce
16 144 (7.55%) OOA/OOD
17 134 (7.03%) Analytics
18 128 (6.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 862 (45.20%) Java
2 704 (36.92%) JavaScript
3 444 (23.28%) C#
4 356 (18.67%) SQL
5 255 (13.37%) Python
6 129 (6.76%) C++
7 105 (5.51%) ES6
8 95 (4.98%) Scala
9 85 (4.46%) PHP
10 80 (4.20%) TypeScript
11 68 (3.57%) JPQL
12 56 (2.94%) Perl
13 54 (2.83%) Ruby
14 48 (2.52%) Objective-C
15 45 (2.36%) T-SQL
16 39 (2.05%) Apple Swift
17 36 (1.89%) Shell Script
18 30 (1.57%) PL/SQL
19 25 (1.31%) Apex Code
19 25 (1.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 182 (9.54%) Degree
2 127 (6.66%) Security Cleared
3 96 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 62 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 54 (2.83%) PhD
6 27 (1.42%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.42%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.31%) ISEB
11 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.10%) MCAD
12 2 (0.10%) MCSD
12 2 (0.10%) MCTS
12 2 (0.10%) PMP
13 1 (0.052%) CAPM
13 1 (0.052%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.052%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.052%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.51%) QA
2 23 (1.21%) MiFID
2 23 (1.21%) WCAG
3 22 (1.15%) EMIR
4 11 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.31%) WAI
7 4 (0.21%) SLA
8 3 (0.16%) GCP
9 2 (0.10%) GDPR
9 2 (0.10%) UCITS
10 1 (0.052%) Basel III
10 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 70 (3.67%) Docker
2 23 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.68%) HDFS
4 11 (0.58%) Apache Flume
5 8 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.26%) vSphere
8 4 (0.21%) NFS
9 2 (0.10%) KVM
Systems Management
1 147 (7.71%) Puppet
2 129 (6.76%) Ansible
3 117 (6.14%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (1.94%) Kubernetes
5 21 (1.10%) Terraform
6 9 (0.47%) Oozie
7 7 (0.37%) Kibana
8 6 (0.31%) logstash
9 5 (0.26%) Control-M
10 4 (0.21%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.10%) Ambari
12 2 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 2 (0.10%) Marathon
13 1 (0.052%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 269 (14.11%) Oracle
2 66 (3.46%) Microsoft
3 56 (2.94%) Sybase
4 40 (2.10%) TIBCO
5 36 (1.89%) Google
6 33 (1.73%) Apple
7 28 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (1.26%) SAP
9 22 (1.15%) Bloomberg
10 19 (1.00%) hybris
10 19 (1.00%) IBM
11 18 (0.94%) Adobe
12 17 (0.89%) Reuters
13 16 (0.84%) Atlassian
14 15 (0.79%) Zend
15 13 (0.68%) Workday
16 12 (0.63%) MuleSoft
16 12 (0.63%) Sitecore
16 12 (0.63%) Solace
17 11 (0.58%) Perforce