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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 176 236
Rank change year-on-year -57 +60  
Contract jobs citing OOP 193 308 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.94% 1.42% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.67% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 277 157
Median daily rate £475 £436 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.88% +5.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -4.68% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £30.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year +45.00% -38.46%  

OOP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17711 18496 19220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.64% 85.33% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12688 13519 13610
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 159 261
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing OOP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -49 26 £500 +11.11% 34
Hammersmith - 7 £555 -
Bromley - 5 £375 -
Chiswick - 1 £425 -
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 325 (75.58%) OO
2 220 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (37.91%) JavaScript
4 147 (34.19%) C#
4 147 (34.19%) TDD
5 144 (33.49%) HTML
6 134 (31.16%) Java
7 129 (30.00%) CSS
8 113 (26.28%) .NET
9 107 (24.88%) SQL
10 105 (24.42%) Git (software)
11 103 (23.95%) Test Automation
12 102 (23.72%) RESTful
13 98 (22.79%) Scrum
14 94 (21.86%) HTML5
15 82 (19.07%) SQL Server
16 79 (18.37%) Python
16 79 (18.37%) AngularJS
17 77 (17.91%) Web Services
18 76 (17.67%) jQuery
19 73 (16.98%) BDD
19 73 (16.98%) CSS3
20 70 (16.28%) XML
20 70 (16.28%) MVC
21 67 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
22 66 (15.35%) Finance
23 63 (14.65%) Degree
24 62 (14.42%) MySQL
25 61 (14.19%) Jenkins
26 60 (13.95%) JSON

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 25 (5.81%) Apache
1 25 (5.81%) CMS
2 21 (4.88%) Confluence
3 16 (3.72%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.09%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.16%) IIS
8 4 (0.93%) JBoss
8 4 (0.93%) nginx
9 3 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.70%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.70%) WordPress
10 2 (0.47%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.47%) DNN
10 2 (0.47%) Documentum
10 2 (0.47%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.47%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Pega PRPC
1 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) RMDS
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.95%) GitHub
4 7 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.93%) SaaS
7 3 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.23%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.23%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.21%) HTTP
2 26 (6.05%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.72%) Network Security
4 13 (3.02%) Internet
5 12 (2.79%) DNS
5 12 (2.79%) LDAP
6 9 (2.09%) IMAP
6 9 (2.09%) SMTP
6 9 (2.09%) SSL
7 8 (1.86%) Wireshark
8 7 (1.63%) VPN
9 6 (1.40%) FTP
10 5 (1.16%) Firewall
11 4 (0.93%) Intranet
11 4 (0.93%) Multicast
11 4 (0.93%) tcpdump
11 4 (0.93%) WAN
12 3 (0.70%) BGP
12 3 (0.70%) DMVPN
12 3 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (19.07%) SQL Server
2 62 (14.42%) MySQL
3 43 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 35 (8.14%) MongoDB
5 28 (6.51%) Relational Database
6 27 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (2.79%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.56%) Redis
10 10 (2.33%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.09%) Big Data
11 9 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.16%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.47%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.47%) KDB
Development Applications
1 105 (24.42%) Git (software)
2 61 (14.19%) Jenkins
3 59 (13.72%) JIRA
4 47 (10.93%) Subversion
5 39 (9.07%) WebDriver
6 23 (5.35%) Cucumber
7 22 (5.12%) Selenium
8 20 (4.65%) SpecFlow
8 20 (4.65%) TeamCity
9 17 (3.95%) git-flow
9 17 (3.95%) NUnit
10 15 (3.49%) Mockito
11 14 (3.26%) Moq
11 14 (3.26%) Protractor
12 13 (3.02%) Visual Studio
13 11 (2.56%) Maven
13 11 (2.56%) Mocha
13 11 (2.56%) webpack
14 10 (2.33%) Mercurial
15 8 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (15.35%) Finance
2 53 (12.33%) Banking
3 39 (9.07%) Investment Banking
4 33 (7.67%) Front Office
5 13 (3.02%) Retail
6 12 (2.79%) Advertising
6 12 (2.79%) Marketing
7 11 (2.56%) Law
8 7 (1.63%) Back Office
9 6 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.16%) Games
11 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Electronics
13 1 (0.23%) French Language
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 345 (80.23%) Developer
2 68 (15.81%) C# Developer
3 65 (15.12%) .NET Developer
4 52 (12.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (9.53%) Java Developer
6 36 (8.37%) Python Developer
7 32 (7.44%) Senior Developer
8 29 (6.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 27 (6.28%) Developer in Test
10 25 (5.81%) iOS Developer
11 24 (5.58%) Full Stack Developer
11 24 (5.58%) PHP Developer
12 22 (5.12%) Agile Developer
12 22 (5.12%) Web Developer
13 21 (4.88%) Software Developer
14 17 (3.95%) C++ Developer
15 16 (3.72%) JavaScript Developer
16 15 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
16 15 (3.49%) Quantitative Developer
16 15 (3.49%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (33.49%) HTML
2 129 (30.00%) CSS
3 113 (26.28%) .NET
4 102 (23.72%) RESTful
5 94 (21.86%) HTML5
6 79 (18.37%) AngularJS
7 77 (17.91%) Web Services
8 76 (17.67%) jQuery
9 73 (16.98%) CSS3
10 70 (16.28%) XML
11 60 (13.95%) JSON
12 59 (13.72%) Node.js
13 40 (9.30%) React
14 35 (8.14%) REST
14 35 (8.14%) Sass
15 34 (7.91%) .NET Framework
16 32 (7.44%) Ajax
17 27 (6.28%) RabbitMQ
17 27 (6.28%) WCF
18 26 (6.05%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.79%) Computer Science
2 41 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (8.60%) Algorithms
4 33 (7.67%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (6.28%) User Experience
6 24 (5.58%) Mobile App
7 17 (3.95%) Data Structures
7 17 (3.95%) iPad
7 17 (3.95%) iPhone
8 15 (3.49%) Web 2.0
9 12 (2.79%) STB
10 10 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (2.33%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.33%) Video on Demand
11 8 (1.86%) Credit Risk
12 7 (1.63%) Derivative
12 7 (1.63%) Fintech
12 7 (1.63%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (1.40%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 57 (13.26%) Linux
2 36 (8.37%) Windows
3 34 (7.91%) CentOS
4 26 (6.05%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.72%) Ubuntu
5 16 (3.72%) Windows Server
6 13 (3.02%) Unix
7 12 (2.79%) Android
8 10 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.47%) Solaris
9 2 (0.47%) SUSE
9 2 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (75.58%) OO
2 220 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (34.19%) TDD
4 103 (23.95%) Test Automation
5 98 (22.79%) Scrum
6 73 (16.98%) BDD
7 70 (16.28%) MVC
8 67 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (12.33%) Front End Development
10 42 (9.77%) Web Development
11 38 (8.84%) Software Engineering
12 32 (7.44%) Pair Programming
12 32 (7.44%) SOA
12 32 (7.44%) Unit Testing
13 30 (6.98%) Kanban
14 29 (6.74%) DevOps
14 29 (6.74%) Open Source
15 28 (6.51%) High Availability
16 27 (6.28%) OOD
17 25 (5.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 163 (37.91%) JavaScript
2 147 (34.19%) C#
3 134 (31.16%) Java
4 107 (24.88%) SQL
5 79 (18.37%) Python
6 50 (11.63%) PHP
7 42 (9.77%) C++
8 35 (8.14%) Ruby
9 27 (6.28%) Shell Script
10 24 (5.58%) Objective-C
11 21 (4.88%) C
11 21 (4.88%) T-SQL
12 20 (4.65%) Apple Swift
13 15 (3.49%) Scala
14 14 (3.26%) ES6
15 10 (2.33%) CQL
15 10 (2.33%) Groovy
15 10 (2.33%) Perl
16 9 (2.09%) PHP 5
17 8 (1.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 63 (14.65%) Degree
2 19 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.26%) Master's Degree
4 14 (3.26%) PhD
5 7 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.63%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.47%) CAPM
6 2 (0.47%) ISEB
6 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.47%) PMP
6 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.28%) QA
2 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) WAI
5 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (3.72%) Docker
2 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.86%) Puppet
3 7 (1.63%) Control-M
4 6 (1.40%) Ansible
5 4 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (0.93%) Graphite
5 4 (0.93%) Icinga
5 4 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.93%) Mesos
5 4 (0.93%) Nagios
5 4 (0.93%) Salt
5 4 (0.93%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.70%) Terraform
7 2 (0.47%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.47%) Kibana
7 2 (0.47%) logstash
8 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 32 (7.44%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.81%) Red Hat
3 22 (5.12%) Oracle
4 10 (2.33%) Sybase
5 9 (2.09%) VMware
6 6 (1.40%) Google
6 6 (1.40%) IBM
7 5 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.16%) F5
8 4 (0.93%) Dynatrace
8 4 (0.93%) Facebook
8 4 (0.93%) Splunk
8 4 (0.93%) Tableau
8 4 (0.93%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.70%) SAP
10 2 (0.47%) Adobe
10 2 (0.47%) Apple
10 2 (0.47%) Pega
10 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.47%) Zend
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