Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 331 341 338
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3 -11
Contract jobs citing OOD 327 248 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.63% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.73% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 156 203
London median daily rate £515 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £374 £363 £328
90th Percentile £650 £650 £631
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
London median hourly rate £47.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.44% - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £41.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.46% -7.78% +25.00%

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 40,120 34,153 37,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.31% 86.45% 86.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,015 24,516 27,003
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
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% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 561 383 400
London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% +10.48%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.55 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -13.73% +10.87% +9.52%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -25 65 £525 -3.23% 22
West London -31 17 £500 +5.26% 15
East London -16 12 £650 +48.57% 4
South London -40 3 £493 +9.44% 4
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 298 (91.13%) OO
2 205 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (38.84%) JavaScript
4 126 (38.53%) Java
5 115 (35.17%) Scrum
6 114 (34.86%) SQL
7 111 (33.94%) TDD
8 90 (27.52%) Git (software)
9 87 (26.61%) Problem-Solving
10 85 (25.99%) Finance
11 83 (25.38%) .NET
12 81 (24.77%) Computer Science
13 78 (23.85%) HTML
14 77 (23.55%) C#
15 71 (21.71%) User Experience
16 70 (21.41%) AngularJS
17 68 (20.80%) Data Structures
17 68 (20.80%) CSS
18 65 (19.88%) Algorithms
19 63 (19.27%) SQL Server
20 61 (18.65%) Relational Database
21 58 (17.74%) RESTful
22 57 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
23 55 (16.82%) Software Engineering
24 53 (16.21%) Continuous Integration
24 53 (16.21%) Python
24 53 (16.21%) MVC
25 52 (15.90%) Spring
25 52 (15.90%) Amazon AWS
26 48 (14.68%) XML

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 (5.50%) Confluence
2 16 (4.89%) CMS
3 13 (3.98%) Apache
4 12 (3.67%) DataSynapse
5 11 (3.36%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.75%) JBoss
7 7 (2.14%) Apache Spark
7 7 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.83%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.53%) nginx
10 4 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.22%) Apache Pig
10 4 (1.22%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.22%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.92%) IIS
11 3 (0.92%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.31%) GemFire
12 1 (0.31%) Jetty
12 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Magento
1 1 (0.31%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.31%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 52 (15.90%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (8.26%) GitHub
3 24 (7.34%) Heroku
4 17 (5.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.53%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (1.22%) NuGet
8 2 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.31%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.31%) npm
9 1 (0.31%) PaaS
9 1 (0.31%) SaaS
9 1 (0.31%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Serverless
9 1 (0.31%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.61%) HTTP
1 2 (0.61%) RS-232
1 2 (0.61%) RS-485
1 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.31%) Internet
2 1 (0.31%) Multicast
2 1 (0.31%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 61 (18.65%) Relational Database
3 26 (7.95%) DB2
3 26 (7.95%) RDBMS
4 23 (7.03%) MySQL
5 19 (5.81%) NoSQL
6 18 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (4.28%) Big Data
8 12 (3.67%) MongoDB
9 11 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.06%) Apache Hive
10 10 (3.06%) Hadoop
11 9 (2.75%) Redis
11 9 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.83%) HBase
13 6 (1.83%) KDB
14 5 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (1.22%) Oracle Exadata
15 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 90 (27.52%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.48%) JUnit
3 27 (8.26%) Jenkins
3 27 (8.26%) webpack
4 24 (7.34%) JIRA
4 24 (7.34%) Subversion
5 22 (6.73%) PostCSS
6 20 (6.12%) Xcode
7 17 (5.20%) Maven
8 16 (4.89%) Visual Studio
9 14 (4.28%) NUnit
9 14 (4.28%) Selenium
9 14 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (3.36%) Bitbucket
11 10 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (3.06%) EasyMock
11 10 (3.06%) Jasmine
12 9 (2.75%) Grunt
13 8 (2.45%) Moq
13 8 (2.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 85 (25.99%) Finance
2 32 (9.79%) Banking
3 18 (5.50%) Front Office
4 14 (4.28%) Publishing
5 13 (3.98%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.98%) Multimedia
6 9 (2.75%) Games
6 9 (2.75%) Retail
7 8 (2.45%) Legal
8 5 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.92%) Automotive
9 3 (0.92%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 282 (86.24%) Developer
2 72 (22.02%) Java Developer
3 42 (12.84%) C# Developer
4 40 (12.23%) .NET Developer
5 26 (7.95%) iOS Developer
5 26 (7.95%) Senior Developer
6 23 (7.03%) Angular Developer
6 23 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (7.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 21 (6.42%) Python Developer
7 21 (6.42%) Software Developer
8 19 (5.81%) Full Stack Developer
9 18 (5.50%) C++ Developer
10 17 (5.20%) C# WPF Developer
10 17 (5.20%) WPF Developer
11 16 (4.89%) Digital Developer
11 16 (4.89%) React Developer
12 14 (4.28%) Software Engineer
13 12 (3.67%) Applications Developer
13 12 (3.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (25.38%) .NET
2 78 (23.85%) HTML
3 70 (21.41%) AngularJS
4 68 (20.80%) CSS
5 58 (17.74%) RESTful
6 52 (15.90%) Spring
7 48 (14.68%) XML
8 44 (13.46%) Web Services
9 37 (11.31%) JSON
10 34 (10.40%) jQuery
10 34 (10.40%) Node.js
11 32 (9.79%) CSS3
12 31 (9.48%) React
13 29 (8.87%) HTML5
14 27 (8.26%) .NET Framework
15 26 (7.95%) Chai
15 26 (7.95%) JMS
16 25 (7.65%) REST
17 24 (7.34%) WPF
18 23 (7.03%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 81 (24.77%) Computer Science
2 71 (21.71%) User Experience
3 68 (20.80%) Data Structures
4 65 (19.88%) Algorithms
5 57 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (8.56%) Derivative
7 27 (8.26%) Mobile App
8 19 (5.81%) iPad
8 19 (5.81%) iPhone
9 18 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
10 16 (4.89%) Credit Derivative
11 15 (4.59%) Equities
12 14 (4.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (3.98%) e-Learning
14 11 (3.36%) Fintech
15 10 (3.06%) Hedge funds
15 10 (3.06%) Wiki
16 9 (2.75%) Fixed Income
17 8 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
18 6 (1.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.07%) Linux
2 35 (10.70%) Unix
3 28 (8.56%) Apple iOS
4 26 (7.95%) Windows
5 10 (3.06%) CentOS
5 10 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.75%) Android
7 1 (0.31%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (91.13%) OO
2 205 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (35.17%) Scrum
4 111 (33.94%) TDD
5 87 (26.61%) Problem-Solving
6 55 (16.82%) Software Engineering
7 53 (16.21%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (16.21%) MVC
8 45 (13.76%) OOP
9 43 (13.15%) BDD
9 43 (13.15%) Unit Testing
10 41 (12.54%) Test Automation
11 35 (10.70%) DevOps
12 28 (8.56%) iOS Development
12 28 (8.56%) Multithreading
13 27 (8.26%) SDLC
14 25 (7.65%) Front End Development
15 24 (7.34%) API Design
16 23 (7.03%) SOA
17 21 (6.42%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 127 (38.84%) JavaScript
2 126 (38.53%) Java
3 114 (34.86%) SQL
4 77 (23.55%) C#
5 53 (16.21%) Python
6 29 (8.87%) C++
7 27 (8.26%) ES6
7 27 (8.26%) Perl
8 26 (7.95%) Apple Swift
8 26 (7.95%) Objective-C
9 23 (7.03%) Java 8
10 17 (5.20%) Go
11 12 (3.67%) T-SQL
12 10 (3.06%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.75%) Ruby
14 7 (2.14%) VB
14 7 (2.14%) VB6
15 6 (1.83%) PHP
16 4 (1.22%) C
16 4 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (14.37%) Degree
2 20 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.36%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.75%) Master's Degree
6 8 (2.45%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.92%) MCAD
7 3 (0.92%) MCSD
7 3 (0.92%) MCTS
7 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.98%) QA
2 3 (0.92%) WCAG
3 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (3.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.31%) Kibana
2 1 (0.31%) logstash
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (7.95%) Oracle
2 25 (7.65%) Sybase
3 22 (6.73%) Twitter
4 21 (6.42%) Microsoft
5 17 (5.20%) Google
6 10 (3.06%) Apigee
6 10 (3.06%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.75%) Apple
8 7 (2.14%) Perforce
9 4 (1.22%) Adobe
10 3 (0.92%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.92%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.61%) Capita
11 2 (0.61%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.61%) IBM
11 2 (0.61%) Teradata
12 1 (0.31%) RedGate
12 1 (0.31%) Solace
12 1 (0.31%) Splunk
12 1 (0.31%) Tableau