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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 70 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 35 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.09% 3.26% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 4.02% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £225 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £320 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £35.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.81% -5.00%
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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
1373 821 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.12% 81.21% 79.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 540 406
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 27
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.47% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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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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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 28 August 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 28 August 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 51 (51.00%) JavaScript
2 47 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (40.00%) HTML
4 39 (39.00%) CSS
5 38 (38.00%) SQL
5 38 (38.00%) TDD
6 37 (37.00%) MVC
7 31 (31.00%) C#
8 29 (29.00%) SQL Server
9 28 (28.00%) .NET
10 27 (27.00%) jQuery
11 22 (22.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 20 (20.00%) Java
13 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
13 19 (19.00%) .NET Framework
13 19 (19.00%) JSON
14 18 (18.00%) Rhino Mocks
14 18 (18.00%) NHibernate
14 18 (18.00%) NUnit
15 17 (17.00%) PHP
15 17 (17.00%) Oracle
15 17 (17.00%) Selenium
15 17 (17.00%) Entity Framework
15 17 (17.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (16.00%) HTML5
16 16 (16.00%) MySQL
17 14 (14.00%) Linux
18 13 (13.00%) OOP
19 12 (12.00%) Project Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (6.00%) Node.js
2 4 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.00%) Drupal
4 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.00%) MS Project
2 1 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.00%) MySQL
3 6 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 18 (18.00%) NUnit
1 18 (18.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 17 (17.00%) Selenium
3 9 (9.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.00%) Rational Rose
4 7 (7.00%) Subversion
4 7 (7.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.00%) Maven
6 3 (3.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.00%) Mocha
6 3 (3.00%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.00%) Grunt
7 2 (2.00%) NetBeans
7 2 (2.00%) JUnit
8 1 (1.00%) Ant
8 1 (1.00%) Moq
8 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.00%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.00%) Xcode
8 1 (1.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Back Office
3 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (82.00%) Developer
2 23 (23.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (15.00%) PHP Developer
4 10 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.00%) Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) Software Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 8 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (7.00%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Android Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Change Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Python Developer
11 3 (3.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.00%) HTML
2 39 (39.00%) CSS
3 28 (28.00%) .NET
4 27 (27.00%) jQuery
5 22 (22.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 19 (19.00%) .NET Framework
6 19 (19.00%) JSON
7 18 (18.00%) NHibernate
8 17 (17.00%) Entity Framework
8 17 (17.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (16.00%) HTML5
10 12 (12.00%) CSS3
10 12 (12.00%) AngularJS
11 11 (11.00%) RESTful
12 8 (8.00%) Web Services
12 8 (8.00%) WinForms
13 7 (7.00%) LAMP
13 7 (7.00%) XML
14 4 (4.00%) J2EE
14 4 (4.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) User Experience
2 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.00%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.00%) Life Science
4 2 (2.00%) NHS
4 2 (2.00%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) Equities
5 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.00%) Linux
2 6 (6.00%) Android
3 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.00%) TDD
3 37 (37.00%) MVC
4 20 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (13.00%) OOP
6 12 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 12 (12.00%) Project Management
7 11 (11.00%) UML
8 9 (9.00%) Configuration Management
8 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.00%) Scrum
10 7 (7.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.00%) BDD
10 7 (7.00%) Analytics
11 6 (6.00%) Android Development
11 6 (6.00%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.00%) OO PHP
11 6 (6.00%) Concurrent Programming
11 6 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 51 (51.00%) JavaScript
2 38 (38.00%) SQL
3 31 (31.00%) C#
4 20 (20.00%) Java
5 17 (17.00%) PHP
6 11 (11.00%) Python
7 9 (9.00%) PL/SQL
8 8 (8.00%) T-SQL
8 8 (8.00%) Bash Shell
9 7 (7.00%) VB
9 7 (7.00%) VB6
10 4 (4.00%) PHP5
11 3 (3.00%) Groovy
12 2 (2.00%) Perl
12 2 (2.00%) C
12 2 (2.00%) C++
13 1 (1.00%) Ruby
13 1 (1.00%) SAPscript
13 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.00%) Oracle
3 7 (7.00%) Google
4 4 (4.00%) Omniture
5 3 (3.00%) Zend
6 1 (1.00%) Twitter
6 1 (1.00%) SAP
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