The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 52 34 57
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Contract jobs citing OO 51 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.14% 4.24% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 5.18% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1361 869 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.75% 81.90% 78.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 595 376
Average daily rate £375 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -65.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.76 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 55 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 50 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (40.95%) MVC
3 43 (40.95%) HTML
3 43 (40.95%) SQL
4 42 (40.00%) CSS
5 37 (35.24%) C#
6 35 (33.33%) TDD
7 34 (32.38%) .NET
8 32 (30.48%) SQL Server
8 32 (30.48%) jQuery
9 26 (24.76%) Oracle
9 26 (24.76%) Java
10 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
11 23 (21.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (20.95%) .NET Framework
12 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
13 21 (20.00%) NUnit
13 21 (20.00%) JSON
14 20 (19.05%) NHibernate
14 20 (19.05%) Rhino Mocks
14 20 (19.05%) Entity Framework
15 19 (18.10%) Selenium
15 19 (18.10%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (15.24%) HTML5
16 16 (15.24%) OOP
16 16 (15.24%) MySQL
17 15 (14.29%) PHP
18 14 (13.33%) Linux
18 14 (13.33%) Python

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.76%) Node.js
2 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (1.90%) CMS
3 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.90%) JBoss
4 1 (0.95%) Drupal
4 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.95%) MS Project
2 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.86%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.48%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.24%) MySQL
3 8 (7.62%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.95%) DB2
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.95%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) NUnit
2 20 (19.05%) Rhino Mocks
3 19 (18.10%) Selenium
4 11 (10.48%) Visual Studio
5 9 (8.57%) Git (software)
6 8 (7.62%) Rational Rose
7 6 (5.71%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.76%) NetBeans
9 4 (3.81%) Subversion
9 4 (3.81%) Maven
9 4 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.81%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.81%) Grunt
10 3 (2.86%) Mocha
11 2 (1.90%) JUnit
12 1 (0.95%) Ant
12 1 (0.95%) Moq
12 1 (0.95%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.95%) JIRA
12 1 (0.95%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (6.67%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Back Office
3 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Games
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (79.05%) Developer
2 26 (24.76%) .NET Developer
3 13 (12.38%) Software Engineer
3 13 (12.38%) PHP Developer
4 12 (11.43%) C# Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 10 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.62%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (3.81%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Change Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Python Developer
10 3 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (40.95%) HTML
2 42 (40.00%) CSS
3 34 (32.38%) .NET
4 32 (30.48%) jQuery
5 23 (21.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 22 (20.95%) .NET Framework
7 21 (20.00%) JSON
8 20 (19.05%) NHibernate
8 20 (19.05%) Entity Framework
9 19 (18.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (15.24%) HTML5
11 11 (10.48%) AngularJS
12 10 (9.52%) CSS3
13 9 (8.57%) Web Services
14 8 (7.62%) XML
14 8 (7.62%) WinForms
14 8 (7.62%) RESTful
15 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET
15 6 (5.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.76%) Chemistry
1 5 (4.76%) Visualisation
1 5 (4.76%) Life Science
1 5 (4.76%) User Experience
2 2 (1.90%) Smart Meter
2 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
2 2 (1.90%) Algorithms
2 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.90%) NHS
3 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.95%) Equities
3 1 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (3.81%) Windows
3 3 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (40.95%) MVC
3 35 (33.33%) TDD
4 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
5 16 (15.24%) OOP
6 11 (10.48%) E-Commerce
7 10 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 10 (9.52%) Project Management
8 9 (8.57%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.57%) UML
8 9 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (8.57%) Multithreading
8 9 (8.57%) Concurrent Programming
9 7 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.71%) Scrum
10 6 (5.71%) OO PHP
10 6 (5.71%) Analytics
11 5 (4.76%) Machine Learning
11 5 (4.76%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 55 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 43 (40.95%) SQL
3 37 (35.24%) C#
4 26 (24.76%) Java
5 15 (14.29%) PHP
6 14 (13.33%) Python
7 9 (8.57%) PL/SQL
8 8 (7.62%) T-SQL
8 8 (7.62%) Bash Shell
9 7 (6.67%) VB
9 7 (6.67%) VB6
10 6 (5.71%) Groovy
11 2 (1.90%) PHP5
11 2 (1.90%) Perl
11 2 (1.90%) C
11 2 (1.90%) C++
12 1 (0.95%) Ruby
12 1 (0.95%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (24.76%) Oracle
2 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.81%) Google
4 3 (2.86%) Zend
4 3 (2.86%) Omniture
5 1 (0.95%) SAP
5 1 (0.95%) IBM
5 1 (0.95%) Twitter
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