Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 407 350
Rank change year-on-year +102 -57 -37
Contract jobs citing OOD 384 219 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.82% 0.49% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.56% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 149 235
London median daily rate £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £401 £331 £328
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
England median daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -1.32% +1.33%

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 40944 38874 39353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.93% 86.19% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29776 27868 28102
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 407 470
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.30 £50.05 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +50 89 £588 +23.68% 14
West London +2 24 £505 +18.82% 4
South London -13 16 £407 - 3
East London -1 13 £625 - 1
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for OOD.

1 355 (92.45%) OO
2 194 (50.52%) Java
3 176 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (42.97%) TDD
5 160 (41.67%) SQL
6 132 (34.38%) Scrum
7 107 (27.86%) C#
7 107 (27.86%) Finance
8 91 (23.70%) JavaScript
8 91 (23.70%) .NET
9 89 (23.18%) RESTful
10 82 (21.35%) Banking
10 82 (21.35%) Computer Science
11 80 (20.83%) Web Services
12 78 (20.31%) Test Automation
13 72 (18.75%) SQL Server
14 68 (17.71%) Degree
15 64 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 62 (16.15%) Unit Testing
16 62 (16.15%) SDLC
17 61 (15.89%) BDD
17 61 (15.89%) Spring
18 57 (14.84%) HTML
19 56 (14.58%) Linux
19 56 (14.58%) User Experience
20 55 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
20 55 (14.32%) XML
20 55 (14.32%) Software Engineering
21 54 (14.06%) AngularJS
22 53 (13.80%) Python

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 41 (10.68%) CMS
2 19 (4.95%) Confluence
3 18 (4.69%) Apache Solr
3 18 (4.69%) Apache Spark
4 15 (3.91%) JBoss
5 13 (3.39%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.60%) Apache
7 8 (2.08%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.56%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.04%) Apache Qpid
11 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.26%) Drupal
12 1 (0.26%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.26%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.26%) Moodle
12 1 (0.26%) Mule
12 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.52%) RMDS
3 1 (0.26%) Endur
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (6.25%) GitHub
3 6 (1.56%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.04%) Google Play
4 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.04%) SaaS
5 3 (0.78%) Heroku
6 2 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.34%) Kerberos
2 6 (1.56%) HTTP
3 5 (1.30%) Internet
4 2 (0.52%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.26%) Extranet
5 1 (0.26%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.26%) Intranet
5 1 (0.26%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.11%) Relational Database
3 24 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 23 (5.99%) HBase
5 20 (5.21%) Big Data
6 19 (4.95%) MySQL
7 17 (4.43%) NoSQL
8 14 (3.65%) DB2
9 13 (3.39%) MongoDB
10 12 (3.13%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (2.60%) KDB
13 9 (2.34%) DataStax
13 9 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (1.30%) MS Access
15 5 (1.30%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 64 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 48 (12.50%) Maven
3 42 (10.94%) Xcode
4 33 (8.59%) Jenkins
4 33 (8.59%) JIRA
5 27 (7.03%) Subversion
6 24 (6.25%) JUnit
7 15 (3.91%) Cucumber
7 15 (3.91%) Robot Framework
8 13 (3.39%) TeamCity
9 11 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.34%) Eclipse
11 8 (2.08%) NUnit
12 7 (1.82%) SpecFlow
13 6 (1.56%) Ant
13 6 (1.56%) Mockito
14 5 (1.30%) Gradle
14 5 (1.30%) IntelliJ
14 5 (1.30%) Selenium
15 4 (1.04%) EasyMock
General
1 107 (27.86%) Finance
2 82 (21.35%) Banking
3 43 (11.20%) Investment Banking
4 37 (9.64%) Front Office
5 35 (9.11%) Publishing
6 22 (5.73%) Marketing
7 13 (3.39%) Legal
7 13 (3.39%) Retail
8 7 (1.82%) Advertising
9 6 (1.56%) Back Office
10 3 (0.78%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 322 (83.85%) Developer
2 98 (25.52%) Java Developer
3 63 (16.41%) C# Developer
4 49 (12.76%) Senior Developer
5 45 (11.72%) iOS Developer
6 29 (7.55%) .NET Developer
7 24 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
8 23 (5.99%) C# WPF Developer
8 23 (5.99%) WPF Developer
9 22 (5.73%) JavaScript Developer
10 21 (5.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (4.95%) Architect
11 19 (4.95%) Python Developer
12 18 (4.69%) C++ Developer
13 17 (4.43%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 16 (4.17%) Java Engineer
15 15 (3.91%) JavaScript Engineer
16 14 (3.65%) Electronic Trading Developer
16 14 (3.65%) Senior Java Developer
17 13 (3.39%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (23.70%) .NET
2 89 (23.18%) RESTful
3 80 (20.83%) Web Services
4 61 (15.89%) Spring
5 57 (14.84%) HTML
6 55 (14.32%) XML
7 54 (14.06%) AngularJS
8 43 (11.20%) JSON
8 43 (11.20%) WCF
9 42 (10.94%) Cocoa
10 40 (10.42%) WPF
11 38 (9.90%) HTML5
12 37 (9.64%) REST
13 34 (8.85%) CSS
13 34 (8.85%) RabbitMQ
14 31 (8.07%) WinForms
15 29 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (7.55%) SOAP
16 24 (6.25%) JMS
16 24 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 82 (21.35%) Computer Science
2 56 (14.58%) User Experience
3 55 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (11.20%) Algorithms
5 42 (10.94%) Data Structures
6 37 (9.64%) Equities
7 35 (9.11%) iPad
8 33 (8.59%) iPhone
9 32 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
10 30 (7.81%) Derivative
11 23 (5.99%) N-Tier
12 22 (5.73%) Hedge funds
13 20 (5.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (4.69%) Fixed Income
15 11 (2.86%) Mobile App
16 7 (1.82%) Credit Derivative
16 7 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (1.82%) Fintech
16 7 (1.82%) Reference Data
17 4 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 56 (14.58%) Linux
2 48 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 42 (10.94%) Unix
4 28 (7.29%) Windows
5 15 (3.91%) Android
6 1 (0.26%) MVS
6 1 (0.26%) Solaris
6 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (92.45%) OO
2 176 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (42.97%) TDD
4 132 (34.38%) Scrum
5 78 (20.31%) Test Automation
6 62 (16.15%) SDLC
6 62 (16.15%) Unit Testing
7 61 (15.89%) BDD
8 55 (14.32%) Software Engineering
9 49 (12.76%) Electronic Trading
10 47 (12.24%) OOP
11 45 (11.72%) iOS Development
12 44 (11.46%) Multithreading
13 43 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (9.90%) MVC
15 36 (9.38%) Acceptance Criteria
16 35 (9.11%) Content Management
17 34 (8.85%) SOLID
18 31 (8.07%) Mobile Development
19 30 (7.81%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 194 (50.52%) Java
2 160 (41.67%) SQL
3 107 (27.86%) C#
4 91 (23.70%) JavaScript
5 53 (13.80%) Python
6 45 (11.72%) Objective-C
7 35 (9.11%) Apple Swift
8 33 (8.59%) T-SQL
9 24 (6.25%) C++
10 17 (4.43%) Scala
11 8 (2.08%) Perl
12 7 (1.82%) ES6
12 7 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.82%) Ruby
12 7 (1.82%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.30%) C
13 5 (1.30%) PHP
13 5 (1.30%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.78%) R
14 3 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (17.71%) Degree
2 40 (10.42%) Security Cleared
3 32 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 29 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (5.47%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.34%) MiFID
2 7 (1.82%) QA
3 3 (0.78%) WCAG
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.60%) Docker
1 10 (2.60%) HDFS
2 9 (2.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (2.60%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.56%) Ansible
3 4 (1.04%) Ambari
3 4 (1.04%) Puppet
3 4 (1.04%) Terraform
4 3 (0.78%) Oozie
5 1 (0.26%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.26%) Rancher
Vendors
1 46 (11.98%) Apple
1 46 (11.98%) Sybase
2 31 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.07%) Oracle
3 18 (4.69%) TIBCO
4 15 (3.91%) Apigee
5 14 (3.65%) Google
6 10 (2.60%) Hortonworks
6 10 (2.60%) Sitecore
7 8 (2.08%) Bloomberg
7 8 (2.08%) ION Trading
8 7 (1.82%) Adobe
8 7 (1.82%) InterSystems
9 6 (1.56%) IBM
9 6 (1.56%) MarketAxess
9 6 (1.56%) Perforce
9 6 (1.56%) Solace
9 6 (1.56%) Tradeweb
10 5 (1.30%) Sencha
11 4 (1.04%) Tableau