Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 332 327 383
Rank change year-on-year -5 +56 -49
Contract jobs citing OOD 321 300 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.70% 0.70% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.80% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 211 204
London median daily rate £550 £525 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +9.09% +6.94%
10th Percentile £415 £372 £331
90th Percentile £638 £650 £650
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 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 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +12.16%

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 40,262 37,462 39,334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.76% 87.67% 86.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,112 26,800 28,511
London median daily rate £500 £499 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +7.78% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 526 376 340
London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £21.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +12.04% +7.10%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.24 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.81 £50.00 £52.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -44 63 £500 -11.11% 22
East London -10 17 £612 -2.08% 2
West London -30 16 £500 +1.52% 12
South London -51 2 £510 +16.17%
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 302 (94.08%) OO
2 212 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (43.61%) Java
4 116 (36.14%) Scrum
4 116 (36.14%) TDD
5 115 (35.83%) JavaScript
6 104 (32.40%) Finance
7 95 (29.60%) Computer Science
8 88 (27.41%) Algorithms
9 87 (27.10%) Data Structures
10 84 (26.17%) User Experience
11 83 (25.86%) SQL
12 80 (24.92%) Git (software)
13 74 (23.05%) Problem-Solving
14 73 (22.74%) .NET
15 72 (22.43%) C#
16 68 (21.18%) Amazon AWS
17 67 (20.87%) Python
18 64 (19.94%) HTML
19 59 (18.38%) Test Automation
20 58 (18.07%) RESTful
21 57 (17.76%) CSS
22 51 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
22 51 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
23 50 (15.58%) Unit Testing
24 49 (15.26%) BDD
25 47 (14.64%) Mobile App
25 47 (14.64%) Software Engineering
25 47 (14.64%) SQL Server
26 46 (14.33%) Degree

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 22 (6.85%) Confluence
2 14 (4.36%) CMS
3 10 (3.12%) Apache
3 10 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (3.12%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.80%) JBoss
5 8 (2.49%) DataSynapse
6 7 (2.18%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.87%) Apache Pig
7 6 (1.87%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.56%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.25%) NServiceBus
9 4 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.93%) IIS
10 3 (0.93%) IPython
10 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.62%) nginx
12 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.80%) Endur
2 4 (1.25%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.31%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 68 (21.18%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (9.03%) GitHub
4 24 (7.48%) Heroku
5 22 (6.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.87%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.25%) NuGet
9 2 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.62%) Serverless
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.31%) Google Play
10 1 (0.31%) IaaS
10 1 (0.31%) npm
10 1 (0.31%) PaaS
10 1 (0.31%) SaaS
10 1 (0.31%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.31%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.62%) HTTP
1 2 (0.62%) RS-232
1 2 (0.62%) RS-485
1 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.64%) SQL Server
2 45 (14.02%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.79%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.54%) MySQL
5 17 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (4.67%) Big Data
6 15 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.05%) DB2
8 11 (3.43%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (3.12%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.18%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.18%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.18%) HBase
10 7 (2.18%) KDB
11 6 (1.87%) HDInsight
11 6 (1.87%) Redis
11 6 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 80 (24.92%) Git (software)
2 32 (9.97%) webpack
3 30 (9.35%) JIRA
4 27 (8.41%) PostCSS
5 21 (6.54%) Subversion
6 19 (5.92%) Jenkins
7 18 (5.61%) NUnit
8 17 (5.30%) SpecFlow
8 17 (5.30%) Xcode
9 15 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (4.36%) Maven
11 11 (3.43%) Selenium
12 10 (3.12%) Bitbucket
12 10 (3.12%) Jasmine
12 10 (3.12%) Visual Studio
13 9 (2.80%) Cucumber
14 8 (2.49%) ReSharper
15 7 (2.18%) Moq
16 6 (1.87%) Protractor
17 5 (1.56%) gulp
General
1 104 (32.40%) Finance
2 30 (9.35%) Banking
3 14 (4.36%) Front Office
4 13 (4.05%) Publishing
4 13 (4.05%) Retail
5 12 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.43%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.12%) Back Office
8 8 (2.49%) Games
8 8 (2.49%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 266 (82.87%) Developer
2 62 (19.31%) Java Developer
3 28 (8.72%) C# Developer
4 27 (8.41%) Python Developer
4 27 (8.41%) React Developer
5 26 (8.10%) Senior Developer
6 25 (7.79%) .NET Developer
6 25 (7.79%) Digital Developer
7 23 (7.17%) iOS Developer
8 21 (6.54%) Architect
9 19 (5.92%) Applications Developer
9 19 (5.92%) Software Engineer
10 15 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (4.36%) Java Applications Developer
11 14 (4.36%) Java Engineer
11 14 (4.36%) Software Developer
12 13 (4.05%) C++ Developer
13 12 (3.74%) Analyst
13 12 (3.74%) Android Developer
13 12 (3.74%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (22.74%) .NET
2 64 (19.94%) HTML
3 58 (18.07%) RESTful
4 57 (17.76%) CSS
5 41 (12.77%) Web Services
5 41 (12.77%) XML
6 40 (12.46%) AngularJS
7 39 (12.15%) Node.js
8 36 (11.21%) Redux
8 36 (11.21%) REST
9 35 (10.90%) JSON
10 31 (9.66%) Chai
11 29 (9.03%) React
12 27 (8.41%) Enzyme
13 25 (7.79%) Spring
14 20 (6.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (5.92%) Cocoa
15 19 (5.92%) SOAP
15 19 (5.92%) WPF
16 15 (4.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 95 (29.60%) Computer Science
2 88 (27.41%) Algorithms
3 87 (27.10%) Data Structures
4 84 (26.17%) User Experience
5 51 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (14.64%) Mobile App
7 32 (9.97%) Derivative
8 17 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (5.30%) iPad
8 17 (5.30%) iPhone
9 14 (4.36%) Fixed Income
9 14 (4.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (3.74%) Credit Derivative
10 12 (3.74%) Hedge funds
10 12 (3.74%) Wiki
11 11 (3.43%) Taxonomies
12 10 (3.12%) Cloud Native
13 9 (2.80%) Equities
14 7 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
15 6 (1.87%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.90%) Apple iOS
2 30 (9.35%) Linux
2 30 (9.35%) Windows
3 27 (8.41%) Unix
4 24 (7.48%) Android
5 4 (1.25%) CentOS
5 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (94.08%) OO
2 212 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (36.14%) Scrum
3 116 (36.14%) TDD
4 74 (23.05%) Problem-Solving
5 59 (18.38%) Test Automation
6 51 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (15.58%) Unit Testing
8 49 (15.26%) BDD
9 47 (14.64%) Software Engineering
10 38 (11.84%) Microservices
11 34 (10.59%) OOP
12 30 (9.35%) DevOps
12 30 (9.35%) SOA
13 27 (8.41%) API Design
13 27 (8.41%) E-Commerce
13 27 (8.41%) MVC
14 26 (8.10%) Machine Learning
15 25 (7.79%) iOS Development
15 25 (7.79%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 140 (43.61%) Java
2 115 (35.83%) JavaScript
3 83 (25.86%) SQL
4 72 (22.43%) C#
5 67 (20.87%) Python
6 40 (12.46%) C++
7 32 (9.97%) Apple Swift
8 27 (8.41%) ES6
9 24 (7.48%) Go
10 23 (7.17%) Objective-C
11 14 (4.36%) Java 8
12 13 (4.05%) Perl
13 12 (3.74%) Ruby
14 11 (3.43%) Shell Script
15 10 (3.12%) TypeScript
16 9 (2.80%) Rust
17 8 (2.49%) T-SQL
18 7 (2.18%) VB
18 7 (2.18%) VB6
19 5 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (14.33%) Degree
2 19 (5.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (5.61%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.49%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.25%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.18%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (2.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.18%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.93%) Ansible
3 1 (0.31%) Grafana
3 1 (0.31%) Kibana
3 1 (0.31%) logstash
3 1 (0.31%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.31%) Rancher
3 1 (0.31%) rkt
3 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.41%) Oracle
2 27 (8.41%) Twitter
3 25 (7.79%) Google
4 10 (3.12%) Capita
5 9 (2.80%) Sybase
6 7 (2.18%) Apigee
6 7 (2.18%) Perforce
7 5 (1.56%) DevExpress
7 5 (1.56%) OpenLink
8 4 (1.25%) Apple
8 4 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.25%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.93%) SAP
9 3 (0.93%) Splunk
10 2 (0.62%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.62%) IBM
10 2 (0.62%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.62%) Solace
11 1 (0.31%) Altiris