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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 40 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing OO 42 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.68% 3.59% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 4.40% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £273 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.35 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.37% -9.35%
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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
963 795 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.47% 81.45% 74.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 491 280
Average daily rate £375 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.75 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £37.80 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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

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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 2 March 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 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (52.46%) MVC
3 29 (47.54%) Java
4 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
5 26 (42.62%) C#
5 26 (42.62%) .NET
6 24 (39.34%) CSS
7 23 (37.70%) HTML
7 23 (37.70%) jQuery
8 22 (36.07%) SQL
9 20 (32.79%) Oracle
9 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET
9 20 (32.79%) TDD
10 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
11 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
11 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
12 15 (24.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
14 13 (21.31%) NUnit
14 13 (21.31%) JSON
14 13 (21.31%) Selenium
14 13 (21.31%) Relational Database
15 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (19.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (19.67%) Unit Testing
15 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (19.67%) Hibernate
15 12 (19.67%) J2EE
16 11 (18.03%) Rhino Mocks
17 10 (16.39%) OOD

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
1 4 (6.56%) JBoss
1 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.92%) Node.js
2 3 (4.92%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.28%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.28%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) Drupal
4 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.31%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.84%) MySQL
4 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.92%) Redis
5 3 (4.92%) Riak
5 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Selenium
1 13 (21.31%) NUnit
2 11 (18.03%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (16.39%) Subversion
4 8 (13.11%) DbUnit
4 8 (13.11%) JUnit
5 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.92%) NetBeans
6 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.92%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.28%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.64%) Grunt
8 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (62.30%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Software Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Development Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Tester
6 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce Manager
7 2 (3.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Java Programmer
7 2 (3.28%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Programmer
7 2 (3.28%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.64%) PHP Zend Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) .NET
2 24 (39.34%) CSS
3 23 (37.70%) HTML
3 23 (37.70%) jQuery
4 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET
5 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
6 15 (24.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 13 (21.31%) JSON
8 12 (19.67%) J2EE
8 12 (19.67%) Hibernate
8 12 (19.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (16.39%) NHibernate
10 7 (11.48%) WCF
10 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (9.84%) Ajax
12 5 (8.20%) REST
13 4 (6.56%) HTML5
13 4 (6.56%) Spring
13 4 (6.56%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Chemistry
1 3 (4.92%) Life Science
1 3 (4.92%) Visualisation
1 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.28%) Open Source
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Windows
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Android
3 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (52.46%) MVC
3 20 (32.79%) TDD
4 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
5 12 (19.67%) Unit Testing
5 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (16.39%) Web Development
6 10 (16.39%) OOD
7 9 (14.75%) OOP
7 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
9 5 (8.20%) BDD
10 4 (6.56%) Scrum
10 4 (6.56%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (6.56%) SOA
11 3 (4.92%) Machine Learning
11 3 (4.92%) Functional Programming
11 3 (4.92%) Knowledge Discovery
12 2 (3.28%) Android Development
12 2 (3.28%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) Java
2 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
3 26 (42.62%) C#
4 22 (36.07%) SQL
5 8 (13.11%) PHP
6 6 (9.84%) Python
7 4 (6.56%) Ruby
8 3 (4.92%) Groovy
9 2 (3.28%) PHP5
9 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.28%) VB
10 1 (1.64%) C
10 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) VCP4
2 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Puppet
1 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.92%) Graphite
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Oracle
2 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) Zend
4 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.64%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.64%) Perforce
4 1 (1.64%) IBM
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