Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 301 353 380
Rank change year-on-year +52 +27 -61
Contract jobs citing OOD 379 234 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.81% 0.58% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.67% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 145 168
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £400 £375 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £500 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +17.65% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £46.25 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +21.62% -3.90% +2.67%

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 40,355 34,918 37,825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.63% 85.82% 85.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,460 25,101 27,094
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £644
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 419 461
London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.06% +6.06%
10th Percentile £13.53 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.73 £52.75 £50.99
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +27 86 £575 +4.55% 28
West London -25 18 £475 -5.00% 13
East London -1 15 £650 +13.04% 4
South London -37 10 £425 -5.56% 3
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 344 (90.77%) OO
2 195 (51.45%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (43.54%) Java
4 147 (38.79%) SQL
5 140 (36.94%) TDD
6 121 (31.93%) JavaScript
7 113 (29.82%) Scrum
8 112 (29.55%) C#
9 101 (26.65%) .NET
10 92 (24.27%) Finance
11 85 (22.43%) Git (software)
12 81 (21.37%) Computer Science
13 71 (18.73%) SQL Server
13 71 (18.73%) RESTful
14 67 (17.68%) HTML
14 67 (17.68%) Linux
15 65 (17.15%) Spring
16 64 (16.89%) AngularJS
17 62 (16.36%) Degree
18 61 (16.09%) Web Services
18 61 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
19 60 (15.83%) Test Automation
20 58 (15.30%) Python
20 58 (15.30%) Software Engineering
21 56 (14.78%) User Experience
22 54 (14.25%) Algorithms
22 54 (14.25%) Banking
22 54 (14.25%) XML
23 53 (13.98%) Data Structures
23 53 (13.98%) Relational Database

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 29 (7.65%) CMS
2 15 (3.96%) Confluence
2 15 (3.96%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.43%) JBoss
4 11 (2.90%) Apache Solr
5 10 (2.64%) Apache
5 10 (2.64%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.32%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.06%) DataSynapse
9 3 (0.79%) nginx
9 3 (0.79%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.26%) GemFire
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) RMDS
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.08%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.54%) GitHub
3 12 (3.17%) Heroku
4 10 (2.64%) Amazon S3
5 9 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.06%) SaaS
7 3 (0.79%) Google Play
8 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.26%) npm
9 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.58%) Internet
2 5 (1.32%) HTTP
3 2 (0.53%) snoop
4 1 (0.26%) Extranet
4 1 (0.26%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.26%) Intranet
4 1 (0.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (18.73%) SQL Server
2 53 (13.98%) Relational Database
3 27 (7.12%) RDBMS
4 24 (6.33%) MySQL
5 23 (6.07%) DB2
6 20 (5.28%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (3.43%) Big Data
9 12 (3.17%) Hadoop
9 12 (3.17%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.37%) HBase
11 8 (2.11%) Redis
12 7 (1.85%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.85%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (1.32%) ObjectStore
13 5 (1.32%) Parquet
14 4 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.06%) OLAP
15 3 (0.79%) InterSystems Cache
15 3 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 85 (22.43%) Git (software)
2 49 (12.93%) Maven
3 39 (10.29%) JUnit
4 30 (7.92%) Xcode
5 25 (6.60%) Jenkins
5 25 (6.60%) JIRA
5 25 (6.60%) Subversion
6 13 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (3.17%) TeamCity
8 10 (2.64%) PostCSS
8 10 (2.64%) webpack
9 9 (2.37%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.37%) GitLab
9 9 (2.37%) Robot Framework
10 8 (2.11%) NUnit
11 7 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.85%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.85%) EasyMock
11 7 (1.85%) Selenium
11 7 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 92 (24.27%) Finance
2 54 (14.25%) Banking
3 25 (6.60%) Investment Banking
3 25 (6.60%) Publishing
4 23 (6.07%) Front Office
5 16 (4.22%) Legal
6 15 (3.96%) Retail
7 12 (3.17%) Multimedia
8 10 (2.64%) Marketing
9 5 (1.32%) Advertising
10 4 (1.06%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.53%) Automotive
11 2 (0.53%) Electronics
11 2 (0.53%) Games
11 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Back Office
12 1 (0.26%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 329 (86.81%) Developer
2 96 (25.33%) Java Developer
3 71 (18.73%) C# Developer
4 41 (10.82%) Senior Developer
5 38 (10.03%) .NET Developer
6 33 (8.71%) iOS Developer
7 31 (8.18%) C# WPF Developer
7 31 (8.18%) WPF Developer
8 27 (7.12%) Full Stack Developer
9 24 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 24 (6.33%) Python Developer
10 23 (6.07%) C++ Developer
11 22 (5.80%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 21 (5.54%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
13 20 (5.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 19 (5.01%) Angular Developer
14 19 (5.01%) SC Cleared Java Developer
15 16 (4.22%) Java Engineer
16 15 (3.96%) Software Developer
17 14 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (26.65%) .NET
2 71 (18.73%) RESTful
3 67 (17.68%) HTML
4 65 (17.15%) Spring
5 64 (16.89%) AngularJS
6 61 (16.09%) Web Services
7 54 (14.25%) XML
8 49 (12.93%) CSS
9 47 (12.40%) JSON
10 45 (11.87%) WPF
11 39 (10.29%) jQuery
12 36 (9.50%) JMS
12 36 (9.50%) RabbitMQ
12 36 (9.50%) WCF
13 34 (8.97%) HTML5
14 32 (8.44%) React
15 31 (8.18%) .NET Framework
16 30 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web API
16 30 (7.92%) Cocoa
17 28 (7.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 81 (21.37%) Computer Science
2 61 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (14.78%) User Experience
4 54 (14.25%) Algorithms
5 53 (13.98%) Data Structures
6 37 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
7 29 (7.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 28 (7.39%) Derivative
9 25 (6.60%) Equities
10 24 (6.33%) iPad
11 23 (6.07%) iPhone
12 22 (5.80%) Hedge funds
13 12 (3.17%) Credit Derivative
13 12 (3.17%) e-Learning
14 11 (2.90%) Mobile App
14 11 (2.90%) N-Tier
15 10 (2.64%) Fintech
16 7 (1.85%) Fixed Income
16 7 (1.85%) Wiki
17 5 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (17.68%) Linux
2 44 (11.61%) Unix
3 35 (9.23%) Apple iOS
4 24 (6.33%) Windows
5 8 (2.11%) Android
6 7 (1.85%) CentOS
6 7 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (90.77%) OO
2 195 (51.45%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (36.94%) TDD
4 113 (29.82%) Scrum
5 60 (15.83%) Test Automation
6 58 (15.30%) Software Engineering
7 52 (13.72%) SDLC
8 50 (13.19%) Unit Testing
9 48 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (12.66%) OOP
10 47 (12.40%) MVC
11 46 (12.14%) Multithreading
12 45 (11.87%) BDD
13 37 (9.76%) DevOps
14 33 (8.71%) Electronic Trading
14 33 (8.71%) iOS Development
15 30 (7.92%) MVVM
16 29 (7.65%) Acceptance Criteria
16 29 (7.65%) Mobile Development
17 26 (6.86%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (43.54%) Java
2 147 (38.79%) SQL
3 121 (31.93%) JavaScript
4 112 (29.55%) C#
5 58 (15.30%) Python
6 32 (8.44%) Objective-C
7 28 (7.39%) Apple Swift
8 27 (7.12%) C++
9 22 (5.80%) Perl
10 21 (5.54%) T-SQL
11 17 (4.49%) ES6
12 10 (2.64%) Scala
13 9 (2.37%) PHP
14 6 (1.58%) Go
14 6 (1.58%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.58%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.06%) C
15 4 (1.06%) F#
15 4 (1.06%) Ruby
16 3 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 62 (16.36%) Degree
2 34 (8.97%) Security Cleared
3 26 (6.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (6.60%) SC Cleared
5 16 (4.22%) Master's Degree
6 8 (2.11%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.79%) MCAD
7 3 (0.79%) MCSD
7 3 (0.79%) MCTS
7 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.90%) QA
2 6 (1.58%) MiFID
3 4 (1.06%) WCAG
4 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (3.69%) Docker
2 4 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (2.64%) Ansible
2 3 (0.79%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (9.23%) Sybase
2 31 (8.18%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.65%) Oracle
4 25 (6.60%) Apple
5 17 (4.49%) Apigee
6 13 (3.43%) TIBCO
7 12 (3.17%) Google
8 10 (2.64%) Twitter
9 7 (1.85%) Adobe
9 7 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.58%) Bloomberg
10 6 (1.58%) InterSystems
10 6 (1.58%) MarketAxess
10 6 (1.58%) Tradeweb
11 5 (1.32%) Perforce
12 4 (1.06%) Sencha
12 4 (1.06%) Tableau
12 4 (1.06%) Zend
13 3 (0.79%) ION Trading
13 3 (0.79%) Solace