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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 240 193
Rank change year-on-year +37 -47  
Contract jobs citing OOP 224 214 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.15% 0.95% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.12% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 176 192
Median daily rate £500 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £317 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +13.97% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.01 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year +3.22% +0.64%  

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 16653 19113 17455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.13% 85.16% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11983 13825 12271
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 195 244
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +15 41 £500 +13.96% 21
Canary Wharf -2 2 £525 -20.60%
Westminster +5 1 £550 +25.00%
Chiswick +1 1 £425 -5.55% 1
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 329 (74.77%) OO
2 220 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (35.91%) JavaScript
4 154 (35.00%) C#
5 147 (33.41%) Java
6 144 (32.73%) HTML
7 135 (30.68%) TDD
8 129 (29.32%) CSS
9 113 (25.68%) .NET
10 99 (22.50%) RESTful
11 87 (19.77%) Scrum
12 84 (19.09%) AngularJS
13 80 (18.18%) SQL
13 80 (18.18%) Git (software)
14 79 (17.95%) Web Services
15 77 (17.50%) SQL Server
15 77 (17.50%) MVC
16 74 (16.82%) Finance
16 74 (16.82%) HTML5
17 69 (15.68%) BDD
18 68 (15.45%) Linux
19 67 (15.23%) jQuery
20 63 (14.32%) PHP
21 59 (13.41%) Python
21 59 (13.41%) REST
22 55 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
23 53 (12.05%) XML
23 53 (12.05%) MySQL
24 52 (11.82%) CSS3
25 50 (11.36%) Jenkins

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 17 (3.86%) CMS
2 12 (2.73%) Confluence
3 10 (2.27%) Apache
4 8 (1.82%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.14%) Drupal
5 5 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.91%) WordPress
7 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.68%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.45%) DNN
8 2 (0.45%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.45%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (2.50%) MS Office
2 10 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Magento
1 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.41%) GitHub
4 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.68%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.45%) Google Play
6 2 (0.45%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.23%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.59%) TCP/IP
2 24 (5.45%) HTTP
3 12 (2.73%) Network Security
4 11 (2.50%) SSL
5 6 (1.36%) FTP
6 5 (1.14%) Internet
6 5 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.91%) Multicast
7 4 (0.91%) WAN
7 4 (0.91%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.68%) DHCP
8 3 (0.68%) DMVPN
8 3 (0.68%) DNS
8 3 (0.68%) Intranet
8 3 (0.68%) IPsec
8 3 (0.68%) VPN
8 3 (0.68%) Wireless
9 2 (0.45%) LDAP
10 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 53 (12.05%) MySQL
3 38 (8.64%) NoSQL
4 35 (7.95%) Relational Database
5 27 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (5.91%) MongoDB
7 15 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.05%) Big Data
9 8 (1.82%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.59%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.36%) Redis
12 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.91%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.91%) Hazelcast
13 4 (0.91%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.68%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 80 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 50 (11.36%) Jenkins
3 48 (10.91%) WebDriver
4 37 (8.41%) Subversion
5 32 (7.27%) JIRA
6 27 (6.14%) Mockito
6 27 (6.14%) Selenium
7 26 (5.91%) Moq
8 17 (3.86%) Cucumber
9 16 (3.64%) NUnit
9 16 (3.64%) SpecFlow
10 15 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (2.95%) MSTest
11 13 (2.95%) Visual Studio
12 11 (2.50%) git-flow
13 9 (2.05%) Bower
13 9 (2.05%) Grunt
13 9 (2.05%) TeamCity
13 9 (2.05%) Travis CI
14 7 (1.59%) Protractor
General
1 74 (16.82%) Finance
2 49 (11.14%) Banking
3 29 (6.59%) Investment Banking
4 26 (5.91%) Front Office
5 20 (4.55%) Retail
6 14 (3.18%) Games
7 12 (2.73%) Law
7 12 (2.73%) Marketing
8 9 (2.05%) Publishing
9 8 (1.82%) Back Office
10 6 (1.36%) Advertising
10 6 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.45%) Electronics
12 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 351 (79.77%) Developer
2 72 (16.36%) C# Developer
3 48 (10.91%) Java Developer
4 45 (10.23%) .NET Developer
5 39 (8.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 36 (8.18%) Developer in Test
7 35 (7.95%) Software Developer
8 32 (7.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 29 (6.59%) PHP Developer
10 28 (6.36%) Senior Developer
11 26 (5.91%) C++ Developer
11 26 (5.91%) JavaScript Developer
12 25 (5.68%) Quantitative Developer
13 23 (5.23%) Python Developer
14 20 (4.55%) iOS Developer
15 19 (4.32%) Agile Developer
16 18 (4.09%) Full Stack Developer
17 17 (3.86%) C++ Quantitative Developer
18 16 (3.64%) Architect
18 16 (3.64%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (32.73%) HTML
2 129 (29.32%) CSS
3 113 (25.68%) .NET
4 99 (22.50%) RESTful
5 84 (19.09%) AngularJS
6 79 (17.95%) Web Services
7 74 (16.82%) HTML5
8 67 (15.23%) jQuery
9 59 (13.41%) REST
10 53 (12.05%) XML
11 52 (11.82%) CSS3
12 47 (10.68%) JSON
13 46 (10.45%) Node.js
14 36 (8.18%) ASP.NET
15 35 (7.95%) .NET Framework
16 34 (7.73%) React
17 29 (6.59%) Ajax
18 28 (6.36%) Spring
19 26 (5.91%) Sass
20 25 (5.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.18%) Computer Science
2 26 (5.91%) Algorithms
3 25 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.45%) User Experience
5 20 (4.55%) Data Structures
6 18 (4.09%) Market Risk
7 16 (3.64%) Mobile App
8 15 (3.41%) Web 2.0
9 14 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (2.95%) Derivative
10 13 (2.95%) iPhone
11 10 (2.27%) Fixed Income
11 10 (2.27%) iPad
12 8 (1.82%) Credit Risk
12 8 (1.82%) Equities
12 8 (1.82%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.59%) Fintech
14 6 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (1.36%) Video on Demand
15 5 (1.14%) STB
Operating Systems
1 68 (15.45%) Linux
2 36 (8.18%) Windows
3 27 (6.14%) CentOS
4 21 (4.77%) Apple iOS
5 19 (4.32%) Ubuntu
6 16 (3.64%) Windows Server
7 10 (2.27%) Android
7 10 (2.27%) Unix
8 7 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.45%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.45%) Solaris
9 2 (0.45%) SUSE
9 2 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (74.77%) OO
2 220 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (30.68%) TDD
4 87 (19.77%) Scrum
5 77 (17.50%) MVC
6 69 (15.68%) BDD
7 55 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (11.14%) Front End Development
9 43 (9.77%) E-Commerce
10 41 (9.32%) Unit Testing
11 38 (8.64%) Microservices
12 35 (7.95%) DevOps
13 33 (7.50%) Automated Testing
13 33 (7.50%) SOA
14 32 (7.27%) Pair Programming
15 31 (7.05%) Agile Testing
15 31 (7.05%) Kanban
15 31 (7.05%) Software Engineering
16 29 (6.59%) PnL Attribution
17 28 (6.36%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 158 (35.91%) JavaScript
2 154 (35.00%) C#
3 147 (33.41%) Java
4 80 (18.18%) SQL
5 63 (14.32%) PHP
6 59 (13.41%) Python
7 38 (8.64%) C++
8 22 (5.00%) C
9 20 (4.55%) Objective-C
10 19 (4.32%) Ruby
10 19 (4.32%) T-SQL
11 18 (4.09%) Apple Swift
12 15 (3.41%) Scala
13 12 (2.73%) Shell Script
14 10 (2.27%) CQL
14 10 (2.27%) Go
14 10 (2.27%) PHP 5
15 9 (2.05%) ES6
16 7 (1.59%) Perl
16 7 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (7.50%) Degree
2 15 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.73%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.27%) PhD
5 3 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.68%) ISEB
5 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) CAPM
6 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.23%) PMP
6 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.23%) QA
2 17 (3.86%) SDET
3 5 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (6.14%) Docker
2 6 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.45%) NFS
3 2 (0.45%) Squid
4 1 (0.23%) HDFS
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (2.95%) Terraform
2 11 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (0.23%) Ansible
4 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.23%) Oozie
4 1 (0.23%) yum
Vendors
1 40 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.05%) Red Hat
3 20 (4.55%) Oracle
4 10 (2.27%) Sybase
5 8 (1.82%) Google
6 5 (1.14%) Algorithmics
6 5 (1.14%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.14%) hybris
7 4 (0.91%) Adobe
7 4 (0.91%) Apigee
7 4 (0.91%) Facebook
7 4 (0.91%) Perforce
7 4 (0.91%) Tableau
7 4 (0.91%) Zend
8 3 (0.68%) SAP
9 2 (0.45%) ATG
9 2 (0.45%) IBM
9 2 (0.45%) Pega
9 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.45%) TIBCO
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £322.84 - £363.20 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Reco Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 2 Month initial contract - likely to extend.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£55,000 - £65,000 Pro Rota
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £454.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reco Group
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Central London / West End
Spinnaker Red
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 480-500 Per Day
Posted: 22 days ago