The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing OO 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.72% 1.58% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 1.97% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £238 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.73% +18.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.50% -6.25%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
143 152 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 77.72% 80.00% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 78 55
Average daily rate £355 £263 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.23% +14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £177 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £11.90 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Bradford region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Bradford region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 3 (60.00%) Xcode
1 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) SQLite
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (60.00%) Android Development
1 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (60.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
1 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Android Development
1 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java