Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 18 November 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 Design (OOD)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 324 303 415
Rank change year-on-year -21 +112 -60
Contract jobs citing OOD 342 388 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.75% 0.83% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.95% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 301 149
London median daily rate £550 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.79% -
10th Percentile £425 £400 £331
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
England median daily rate £518 £500 £400
% change year-on-year +3.50% +25.00% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.47% +26.67% -1.32%

OOD 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 39,975 40,998 39,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.59% 88.07% 87.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,839 29,752 28,296
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £303
90th Percentile £675 £669 £640
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 389 419
London median hourly rate £23.07 £22.50 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.51% +3.31% +8.90%
10th Percentile £13.22 £13.31 £12.23
90th Percentile £55.04 £50.40 £50.03
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing OOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in London

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOD in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in London

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in London

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in London

OOD
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 OOD within the London region over the 6 months to 18 November 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 -28 82 £550 -4.35% 35
East London -13 20 £609 -2.56% 6
West London -16 12 £425 -15.84% 16
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 326 (95.32%) OO
2 167 (48.83%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (47.08%) Java
4 146 (42.69%) Finance
5 127 (37.13%) JavaScript
6 107 (31.29%) Algorithms
7 103 (30.12%) Python
8 101 (29.53%) TDD
9 100 (29.24%) Data Structures
10 96 (28.07%) Computer Science
11 82 (23.98%) Scrum
12 78 (22.81%) C#
13 74 (21.64%) Git (software)
14 73 (21.35%) HTML
15 72 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
15 72 (21.05%) Microservices
16 70 (20.47%) Test Automation
17 69 (20.18%) SQL
18 64 (18.71%) .NET
18 64 (18.71%) User Experience
19 57 (16.67%) C++
20 56 (16.37%) CSS
20 56 (16.37%) Problem-Solving
21 55 (16.08%) Redux
22 52 (15.20%) Derivative
23 51 (14.91%) Oracle
24 50 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
25 48 (14.04%) Banking
25 48 (14.04%) Degree
26 45 (13.16%) Multithreading

OOD
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 18 (5.26%) Confluence
2 14 (4.09%) IPython
3 8 (2.34%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.05%) Apache
4 7 (2.05%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.05%) CMS
4 7 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.75%) NServiceBus
6 4 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.88%) IIS
7 3 (0.88%) JBoss
7 3 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.63%) Endur
2 6 (1.75%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.29%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 72 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (12.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.43%) GitHub
3 22 (6.43%) Heroku
4 20 (5.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.05%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (1.75%) Serverless
7 5 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.46%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.17%) SaaS
9 2 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.58%) Google Play
10 1 (0.29%) PaaS
10 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.58%) HTTP
1 2 (0.58%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.65%) Relational Database
3 30 (8.77%) NoSQL
4 18 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.22%) Big Data
7 10 (2.92%) DB2
7 10 (2.92%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.34%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.05%) Apache Hive
9 7 (2.05%) MySQL
9 7 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.75%) KDB
10 6 (1.75%) Redis
10 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.46%) Azkaban
11 5 (1.46%) Presto
12 4 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.17%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.17%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 74 (21.64%) Git (software)
2 29 (8.48%) webpack
3 27 (7.89%) JIRA
4 26 (7.60%) Jenkins
5 25 (7.31%) PostCSS
6 24 (7.02%) Maven
7 16 (4.68%) SpecFlow
7 16 (4.68%) Subversion
8 15 (4.39%) NUnit
9 13 (3.80%) Cucumber
10 11 (3.22%) Eclipse
10 11 (3.22%) Selenium
11 10 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (2.34%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.34%) Moq
12 8 (2.34%) TeamCity
13 7 (2.05%) Artifactory
13 7 (2.05%) ReSharper
13 7 (2.05%) Xcode
14 6 (1.75%) NCrunch
General
1 146 (42.69%) Finance
2 48 (14.04%) Banking
3 20 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.51%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.51%) Retail
5 11 (3.22%) Back Office
5 11 (3.22%) Games
6 7 (2.05%) Front Office
6 7 (2.05%) Publishing
7 3 (0.88%) Legal
8 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.58%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 276 (80.70%) Developer
2 79 (23.10%) Java Developer
3 51 (14.91%) Python Developer
4 45 (13.16%) Quantitative Developer
5 39 (11.40%) Senior Developer
6 38 (11.11%) React Developer
7 21 (6.14%) Architect
7 21 (6.14%) C# Developer
8 19 (5.56%) Digital Developer
9 16 (4.68%) Java Engineer
9 16 (4.68%) Software Engineer
10 14 (4.09%) .NET Developer
10 14 (4.09%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (3.51%) Analyst
11 12 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
11 12 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (3.51%) Software Developer
12 11 (3.22%) Applications Developer
12 11 (3.22%) Full Stack Developer
13 10 (2.92%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (21.35%) HTML
2 64 (18.71%) .NET
3 56 (16.37%) CSS
4 55 (16.08%) Redux
5 45 (13.16%) REST
6 38 (11.11%) React
7 30 (8.77%) AngularJS
7 30 (8.77%) Node.js
7 30 (8.77%) RESTful
8 27 (7.89%) Web Services
9 25 (7.31%) Chai
9 25 (7.31%) Enzyme
9 25 (7.31%) HTML5
10 23 (6.73%) Middleware
10 23 (6.73%) Spring
11 19 (5.56%) JMS
12 18 (5.26%) XML
13 17 (4.97%) NumPy
14 16 (4.68%) GraphQL
14 16 (4.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 107 (31.29%) Algorithms
2 100 (29.24%) Data Structures
3 96 (28.07%) Computer Science
4 64 (18.71%) User Experience
5 52 (15.20%) Derivative
6 50 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (11.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 40 (11.70%) Mobile App
8 22 (6.43%) Hedge funds
9 20 (5.85%) Cloud Native
10 18 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (4.09%) Client/Server
12 13 (3.80%) Fixed Income
13 11 (3.22%) Taxonomies
14 10 (2.92%) Equities
14 10 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
14 10 (2.92%) Wiki
15 9 (2.63%) Fintech
16 8 (2.34%) iPad
16 8 (2.34%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.57%) Linux
2 35 (10.23%) Android
2 35 (10.23%) Apple iOS
3 25 (7.31%) Unix
3 25 (7.31%) Windows
4 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (95.32%) OO
2 167 (48.83%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (29.53%) TDD
4 82 (23.98%) Scrum
5 72 (21.05%) Microservices
6 70 (20.47%) Test Automation
7 56 (16.37%) Problem-Solving
8 45 (13.16%) Multithreading
9 44 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (11.99%) BDD
10 41 (11.99%) Mathematics
11 39 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (11.11%) DevOps
13 35 (10.23%) Software Engineering
13 35 (10.23%) Unit Testing
14 34 (9.94%) API Design
14 34 (9.94%) Time Series Analysis
15 32 (9.36%) Investment Management
16 28 (8.19%) Analytics
17 27 (7.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 161 (47.08%) Java
2 127 (37.13%) JavaScript
3 103 (30.12%) Python
4 78 (22.81%) C#
5 69 (20.18%) SQL
6 57 (16.67%) C++
7 34 (9.94%) ES6
8 29 (8.48%) Apple Swift
9 28 (8.19%) Go
10 21 (6.14%) TypeScript
11 19 (5.56%) Rust
12 14 (4.09%) Cython
12 14 (4.09%) Objective-C
13 13 (3.80%) Java 8
14 12 (3.51%) Scala
15 8 (2.34%) C
16 7 (2.05%) Ruby
17 6 (1.75%) VB
17 6 (1.75%) VBA
18 5 (1.46%) AWK
Qualifications
1 48 (14.04%) Degree
2 23 (6.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.34%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.75%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.63%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (0.88%) EMIR
2 3 (0.88%) MiFID
3 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (5.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (6.14%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.75%) Ansible
3 2 (0.58%) Grafana
3 2 (0.58%) Prometheus
3 2 (0.58%) Rancher
4 1 (0.29%) rkt
4 1 (0.29%) SCCM
4 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 51 (14.91%) Oracle
2 33 (9.65%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.02%) Google
4 21 (6.14%) Twitter
5 12 (3.51%) TIBCO
6 10 (2.92%) DevExpress
7 5 (1.46%) OpenLink
8 4 (1.17%) SAP
8 4 (1.17%) Sybase
9 3 (0.88%) Informatica
9 3 (0.88%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.58%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.58%) Solace
10 2 (0.58%) Splunk
10 2 (0.58%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.29%) Altiris
11 1 (0.29%) Apple
11 1 (0.29%) Perforce
11 1 (0.29%) Reuters