Period
to

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 28 June 2022 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
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 303 259 259
Rank change year-on-year -44 0 -18
Contract jobs citing OOP 337 266 147
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.99% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.08% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 185 106
10th Percentile £400 £363 £329
25th Percentile £489 £465 £366
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £575 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +21.05% -9.52%
75th Percentile £775 £673 £579
90th Percentile £813 £775 £645
England median daily rate £550 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
10th Percentile £55.88 £58.97 -
25th Percentile £59.06 £59.36 -
Median hourly rate £66.25 £60.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +10.42% - -
75th Percentile £71.56 - -
90th Percentile £73.63 - -
England median hourly rate £51.85 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year -13.58% - -

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 35,794 24,519 15,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.48% 91.36% 89.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,212 17,538 11,227
10th Percentile £400 £358 £331
25th Percentile £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +0.96%
75th Percentile £690 £638 £625
90th Percentile £788 £713 £713
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 241 183
10th Percentile £17.15 £15.73 £14.08
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.75 £19.99
Median hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £33.68
Median % change year-on-year +11.94% -0.52% +49.67%
75th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £47.83
90th Percentile £69.25 £66.50 £61.25
England median hourly rate £28.13 £24.08 £22.67
% change year-on-year +16.80% +6.21% -1.42%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in London

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OOP in London.

Daily rate trend for OOP in London

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OOP in London over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for OOP in London

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OOP in London.

Hourly rate trend for OOP in London

OOP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing OOP in London over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Hourly rate histogram 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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -31 27 £550 +3.53% 68
East London -1 11 £400 -16.67% 20
West London -10 5 £475 -20.83% 18
South London -18 3 £750 +18.86% 3
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 241 (71.51%) OO
2 137 (40.65%) Finance
2 137 (40.65%) SQL
3 129 (38.28%) C#
4 122 (36.20%) Agile
5 111 (32.94%) Python
6 104 (30.86%) Java
7 97 (28.78%) .NET
8 80 (23.74%) Social Skills
9 76 (22.55%) JavaScript
10 70 (20.77%) DevOps
11 68 (20.18%) Azure
12 64 (18.99%) SQL Server
13 63 (18.69%) Test Automation
14 60 (17.80%) Docker
15 58 (17.21%) SOA
16 56 (16.62%) Git (software)
17 55 (16.32%) Microservices
17 55 (16.32%) React
18 54 (16.02%) CI/CD
19 53 (15.73%) AWS
19 53 (15.73%) HTML
20 52 (15.43%) CSS
20 52 (15.43%) Software Engineering
20 52 (15.43%) REST
21 48 (14.24%) AngularJS
21 48 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
22 47 (13.95%) TDD
23 45 (13.35%) Banking
23 45 (13.35%) Front Office

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 23 (6.82%) Apache
2 22 (6.53%) Apache Spark
3 17 (5.04%) Apache Airflow
4 6 (1.78%) Jetty
5 5 (1.48%) Confluence
5 5 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.48%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.89%) Drupal
6 3 (0.89%) IIS
6 3 (0.89%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.59%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.30%) CMS
8 1 (0.30%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.30%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.30%) Mule
Applications
1 28 (8.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Magento
2 2 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.59%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.30%) MoSes
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Bank Analyzer
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 68 (20.18%) Azure
2 53 (15.73%) AWS
3 29 (8.61%) GCP
4 23 (6.82%) Serverless
5 13 (3.86%) Azure DevOps
6 12 (3.56%) SaaS
7 11 (3.26%) PaaS
8 10 (2.97%) GitHub
9 9 (2.67%) Amazon ECS
9 9 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (2.37%) AWS Fargate
10 8 (2.37%) Vertex AI
11 7 (2.08%) npm
12 5 (1.48%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (1.19%) Azure Functions
13 4 (1.19%) Azure Logic Apps
13 4 (1.19%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 3 (0.89%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 3 (0.89%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.19%) SSL
2 2 (0.59%) HTTP
2 2 (0.59%) Multicast
2 2 (0.59%) Wireless
3 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.09%) MySQL
3 32 (9.50%) NoSQL
4 28 (8.31%) Big Data
5 24 (7.12%) MongoDB
6 23 (6.82%) Hadoop
6 23 (6.82%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (4.15%) DynamoDB
9 13 (3.86%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (3.26%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.37%) BigQuery
13 6 (1.78%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.48%) Data Lake
15 4 (1.19%) Parquet
16 3 (0.89%) Metadata
16 3 (0.89%) Redis
17 2 (0.59%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 56 (16.62%) Git (software)
2 39 (11.57%) JIRA
3 31 (9.20%) Jenkins
4 24 (7.12%) Grunt
4 24 (7.12%) gulp
5 17 (5.04%) MLflow
6 16 (4.75%) Cucumber
6 16 (4.75%) TeamCity
7 13 (3.86%) Bitbucket
7 13 (3.86%) Selenium
8 11 (3.26%) Maven
9 9 (2.67%) webpack
10 8 (2.37%) JUnit
10 8 (2.37%) Locust
10 8 (2.37%) Postman
11 7 (2.08%) Gradle
11 7 (2.08%) HP UFT
11 7 (2.08%) JBehave
11 7 (2.08%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.78%) Artifactory
General
1 137 (40.65%) Finance
2 80 (23.74%) Social Skills
3 45 (13.35%) Banking
3 45 (13.35%) Front Office
4 40 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.75%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.37%) Law
7 6 (1.78%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (1.48%) Marketing
8 5 (1.48%) Public Sector
9 4 (1.19%) Legal
9 4 (1.19%) Retail
10 3 (0.89%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.59%) Back Office
11 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.59%) Games
11 2 (0.59%) Publishing
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 228 (67.66%) Developer
2 53 (15.73%) Senior Developer
3 46 (13.65%) Java Developer
4 43 (12.76%) C# Developer
5 32 (9.50%) Front Office Developer
5 32 (9.50%) Python Developer
6 28 (8.31%) .NET Developer
7 27 (8.01%) React Developer
8 23 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
9 21 (6.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (5.34%) HTML Developer
10 18 (5.34%) Python Engineer
10 18 (5.34%) Senior Java Developer
11 15 (4.45%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 15 (4.45%) PHP Developer
12 14 (4.15%) Architect
12 14 (4.15%) Full Stack Developer
13 12 (3.56%) Analyst
13 12 (3.56%) Senior C# Developer
14 9 (2.67%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (28.78%) .NET
2 55 (16.32%) React
3 53 (15.73%) HTML
4 52 (15.43%) CSS
4 52 (15.43%) REST
5 48 (14.24%) AngularJS
6 41 (12.17%) HTML5
7 38 (11.28%) Node.js
8 31 (9.20%) JSON
9 28 (8.31%) Web Services
10 27 (8.01%) Sass
11 26 (7.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (7.42%) ASP.NET
12 25 (7.42%) LESS
13 24 (7.12%) .NET Framework
13 24 (7.12%) RESTful
14 23 (6.82%) RequireJS
14 23 (6.82%) RxJS
15 21 (6.23%) Spring
16 20 (5.93%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.72%) Data Structures
2 19 (5.64%) Algorithms
3 17 (5.04%) Fixed Income
4 13 (3.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (2.97%) Derivative
6 9 (2.67%) User Experience
7 8 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.37%) Legacy Systems
8 7 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.48%) Animation
9 5 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.19%) Equities
10 4 (1.19%) Legacy Code
10 4 (1.19%) PKI
11 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.89%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.39%) Linux
2 19 (5.64%) Windows
3 13 (3.86%) Android
4 7 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.08%) Unix
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (71.51%) OO
2 122 (36.20%) Agile
3 70 (20.77%) DevOps
4 63 (18.69%) Test Automation
5 58 (17.21%) SOA
6 55 (16.32%) Microservices
7 54 (16.02%) CI/CD
8 52 (15.43%) Software Engineering
9 48 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
10 47 (13.95%) TDD
11 44 (13.06%) Scrum
12 42 (12.46%) BDD
12 42 (12.46%) Computer Science
13 40 (11.87%) Web Development
14 34 (10.09%) Multithreading
15 31 (9.20%) Full Stack Development
16 29 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (8.61%) Functional Programming
17 28 (8.31%) Analytics
17 28 (8.31%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 137 (40.65%) SQL
2 129 (38.28%) C#
3 111 (32.94%) Python
4 104 (30.86%) Java
5 76 (22.55%) JavaScript
6 44 (13.06%) TypeScript
7 29 (8.61%) C++
8 19 (5.64%) R
8 19 (5.64%) Scala
8 19 (5.64%) VBA
9 18 (5.34%) PHP
10 15 (4.45%) C
10 15 (4.45%) VB.NET
11 14 (4.15%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.56%) Kotlin
13 11 (3.26%) T-SQL
13 11 (3.26%) VB
14 8 (2.37%) ES6
15 7 (2.08%) Ruby
16 6 (1.78%) Bash
Qualifications
1 26 (7.72%) Degree
2 17 (5.04%) PhD
3 14 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.08%) CFA
4 7 (2.08%) MBA
5 3 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.59%) MCAD
6 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.97%) QA
2 6 (1.78%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.59%) GDPR
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (17.80%) Docker
2 17 (5.04%) HDFS
3 4 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (8.90%) Kubernetes
2 17 (5.04%) Kubeflow
3 13 (3.86%) Terraform
4 9 (2.67%) Ansible
5 4 (1.19%) MOM
6 2 (0.59%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.30%) Kibana
7 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.30%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.30%) Puppet
7 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.90%) Oracle
3 17 (5.04%) Databricks
4 16 (4.75%) ION Trading
5 6 (1.78%) Google
6 5 (1.48%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.19%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.19%) SAP
7 4 (1.19%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.19%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.89%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.89%) IBM
8 3 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.59%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.59%) Apple
9 2 (0.59%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.59%) Guidewire
9 2 (0.59%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.59%) Sparx
10 1 (0.30%) Confluent