Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 19 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 Programming (OOP)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 211 238
Rank change year-on-year -21 +27 -19
Contract jobs citing OOP 523 525 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.13% 1.17% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.36% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 425 364
London median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £297
90th Percentile £650 £618 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
London median hourly rate £40.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.00% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.75 £20.30
% change year-on-year -1.64% +125.37% -46.58%

OOP 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 40213 38714 39399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.21% 83.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29244 27790 28144
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 399 477
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.35 £50.61 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in London

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in London

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in London

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in London

OOP
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 OOP within the London region over the 6 months to 19 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 -26 89 £525 +23.53% 31
West London -11 32 £505 +12.22% 4
South London -36 4 £453 +20.67%
East London -11 1 £525 +7.69% 4
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 326 (62.33%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (61.38%) OO
3 228 (43.59%) TDD
4 187 (35.76%) JavaScript
5 182 (34.80%) Java
6 180 (34.42%) C#
7 151 (28.87%) HTML
8 136 (26.00%) .NET
9 135 (25.81%) Git (software)
10 120 (22.94%) SQL
11 119 (22.75%) Scrum
11 119 (22.75%) RESTful
11 119 (22.75%) HTML5
12 115 (21.99%) CSS
13 114 (21.80%) Web Services
14 106 (20.27%) MVC
15 101 (19.31%) SQL Server
16 100 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
17 99 (18.93%) Finance
18 89 (17.02%) REST
19 83 (15.87%) BDD
20 82 (15.68%) Jenkins
21 80 (15.30%) CSS3
22 77 (14.72%) AngularJS
23 76 (14.53%) Test Automation
24 74 (14.15%) Front End Development
25 73 (13.96%) jQuery
26 69 (13.19%) Python
27 63 (12.05%) JIRA
28 62 (11.85%) Apple iOS

OOP
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 26 (4.97%) Tomcat
2 23 (4.40%) CMS
3 22 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (3.63%) Drupal
5 13 (2.49%) Apache
6 11 (2.10%) JBoss
7 10 (1.91%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.91%) IIS
8 9 (1.72%) Confluence
9 8 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (1.34%) nginx
11 5 (0.96%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.96%) WordPress
12 4 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.57%) Jupyter
13 3 (0.57%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.38%) Documentum
14 2 (0.38%) Moodle
15 1 (0.19%) Kentico
15 1 (0.19%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) ION MarketView
1 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) Odoo
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (5.74%) GitHub
4 23 (4.40%) npm
5 11 (2.10%) Yarn
6 7 (1.34%) SaaS
7 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.38%) Google Play
7 2 (0.38%) Office 365
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.19%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.19%) IaaS
8 1 (0.19%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.19%) iTunes
8 1 (0.19%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Route 53
8 1 (0.19%) Serverless
8 1 (0.19%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.02%) Bluetooth
2 20 (3.82%) HTTP
3 12 (2.29%) Internet
4 10 (1.91%) Network Security
5 6 (1.15%) IMAP
5 6 (1.15%) LDAP
5 6 (1.15%) SMTP
6 4 (0.76%) Skype
7 3 (0.57%) DNS
8 2 (0.38%) SSH
8 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.19%) DHCP
9 1 (0.19%) Extranet
9 1 (0.19%) Firewall
9 1 (0.19%) ICMP
9 1 (0.19%) Intranet
9 1 (0.19%) snoop
9 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (19.31%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.18%) MySQL
3 46 (8.80%) NoSQL
4 28 (5.35%) MongoDB
5 24 (4.59%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.25%) Oracle Database
7 14 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.68%) Redis
8 11 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.91%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.53%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.34%) Big Data
12 5 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.96%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.57%) Aerospike
14 3 (0.57%) KDB
14 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 135 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 82 (15.68%) Jenkins
3 63 (12.05%) JIRA
4 50 (9.56%) Subversion
5 31 (5.93%) Mocha
6 30 (5.74%) JUnit
7 24 (4.59%) Crashlytics
7 24 (4.59%) Selenium
7 24 (4.59%) SpecFlow
8 22 (4.21%) webpack
9 20 (3.82%) gulp
9 20 (3.82%) Protractor
10 19 (3.63%) Cucumber
10 19 (3.63%) Gradle
10 19 (3.63%) NUnit
11 15 (2.87%) TestNG
11 15 (2.87%) WebDriver
12 14 (2.68%) git-flow
13 13 (2.49%) Karma Test Runner
13 13 (2.49%) TeamCity
General
1 99 (18.93%) Finance
2 51 (9.75%) Front Office
3 41 (7.84%) Banking
4 23 (4.40%) Marketing
5 16 (3.06%) Retail
6 14 (2.68%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.72%) Legal
8 7 (1.34%) Advertising
9 6 (1.15%) Back Office
10 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.38%) Games
11 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
11 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.19%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 440 (84.13%) Developer
2 89 (17.02%) Java Developer
3 80 (15.30%) C# Developer
4 66 (12.62%) Senior Developer
5 49 (9.37%) .NET Developer
6 48 (9.18%) Android Developer
7 45 (8.60%) iOS Developer
8 37 (7.07%) Python Developer
9 29 (5.54%) Quantitative Developer
10 28 (5.35%) UI Developer
11 27 (5.16%) JavaScript Developer
12 26 (4.97%) Agile Developer
13 24 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
14 23 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
15 21 (4.02%) C++ Developer
16 19 (3.63%) Agile C# Developer
17 17 (3.25%) C++ Quantitative Developer
17 17 (3.25%) C++/C# Developer
18 16 (3.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 16 (3.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (28.87%) HTML
2 136 (26.00%) .NET
3 119 (22.75%) HTML5
3 119 (22.75%) RESTful
4 115 (21.99%) CSS
5 114 (21.80%) Web Services
6 89 (17.02%) REST
7 80 (15.30%) CSS3
8 77 (14.72%) AngularJS
9 73 (13.96%) jQuery
10 55 (10.52%) JSON
10 55 (10.52%) SOAP
11 54 (10.33%) Node.js
12 42 (8.03%) React
13 40 (7.65%) Sass
14 36 (6.88%) XML
15 35 (6.69%) ASP.NET
16 34 (6.50%) .NET Framework
17 33 (6.31%) WCF
18 31 (5.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.90%) Algorithms
2 55 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (10.13%) Mobile App
4 51 (9.75%) Computer Science
5 43 (8.22%) User Experience
6 40 (7.65%) Data Structures
7 24 (4.59%) iPad
7 24 (4.59%) iPhone
8 21 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
9 18 (3.44%) Animation
10 17 (3.25%) Derivative
10 17 (3.25%) Grid Computing
11 16 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (2.29%) Hedge funds
13 11 (2.10%) Chromecast
13 11 (2.10%) IPTV
14 10 (1.91%) Fintech
15 7 (1.34%) Fixed Income
16 6 (1.15%) STB
Operating Systems
1 62 (11.85%) Apple iOS
2 57 (10.90%) Android
3 20 (3.82%) Linux
4 12 (2.29%) Unix
5 11 (2.10%) Windows
6 10 (1.91%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.15%) CentOS
7 6 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (62.33%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (61.38%) OO
3 228 (43.59%) TDD
4 119 (22.75%) Scrum
5 106 (20.27%) MVC
6 100 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
7 83 (15.87%) BDD
8 76 (14.53%) Test Automation
9 74 (14.15%) Front End Development
10 53 (10.13%) E-Commerce
11 52 (9.94%) Android Development
12 51 (9.75%) iOS Development
13 45 (8.60%) Kanban
14 44 (8.41%) OOD
14 44 (8.41%) Software Engineering
15 41 (7.84%) Unit Testing
16 40 (7.65%) Multithreading
17 39 (7.46%) Web Development
18 35 (6.69%) Mathematics
19 34 (6.50%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 187 (35.76%) JavaScript
2 182 (34.80%) Java
3 180 (34.42%) C#
4 120 (22.94%) SQL
5 69 (13.19%) Python
6 60 (11.47%) C++
7 46 (8.80%) Apple Swift
8 39 (7.46%) Objective-C
9 30 (5.74%) PHP
10 29 (5.54%) T-SQL
11 25 (4.78%) ES6
12 23 (4.40%) Scala
13 22 (4.21%) Ruby
14 19 (3.63%) PowerShell
15 18 (3.44%) Shell Script
16 11 (2.10%) Ada
16 11 (2.10%) Groovy
17 10 (1.91%) VBA
18 9 (1.72%) TypeScript
19 8 (1.53%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 42 (8.03%) Degree
2 14 (2.68%) PhD
3 9 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.53%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.38%) CAPM
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.38%) PMP
6 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.19%) MCP
7 1 (0.19%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.12%) QA
2 14 (2.68%) WCAG
3 9 (1.72%) WAI
4 4 (0.76%) MiFID
5 3 (0.57%) UCITS
6 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 10 (1.91%) Docker
2 4 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.38%) HDFS
3 2 (0.38%) Varnish
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (2.10%) Control-M
2 6 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.19%) Kibana
3 1 (0.19%) logstash
3 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (6.69%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.74%) Oracle
3 18 (3.44%) Apple
4 14 (2.68%) Sitecore
5 13 (2.49%) Adobe
5 13 (2.49%) Apigee
6 12 (2.29%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.34%) TIBCO
7 7 (1.34%) VMware
8 6 (1.15%) SAP
9 5 (0.96%) Google
9 5 (0.96%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.76%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.76%) hybris
10 4 (0.76%) WSO2
11 3 (0.57%) Blue Prism
11 3 (0.57%) Reuters
12 2 (0.38%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.38%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.38%) MapR