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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 47 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing OO 50 51 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.87% 4.41% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 5.48% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +2.56%
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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
1088 931 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.15% 80.47% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 617 322
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 £253 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £110.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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

OO
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 17 April 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

OO
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 17 April 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 44 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (48.72%) MVC
3 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
4 34 (43.59%) C#
5 33 (42.31%) SQL
6 32 (41.03%) .NET
7 29 (37.18%) Oracle
8 28 (35.90%) CSS
9 27 (34.62%) HTML
9 27 (34.62%) Java
9 27 (34.62%) TDD
10 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 26 (33.33%) jQuery
11 20 (25.64%) ASP.NET
12 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
13 16 (20.51%) .NET Framework
13 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
13 16 (20.51%) Relational Database
14 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (19.23%) Entity Framework
15 14 (17.95%) NUnit
16 13 (16.67%) JSON
16 13 (16.67%) E-Commerce
16 13 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
17 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
17 12 (15.38%) OOP
18 11 (14.10%) Visual Studio
18 11 (14.10%) Selenium
18 11 (14.10%) NHibernate

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (5.13%) JBoss
1 4 (5.13%) CMS
1 4 (5.13%) WebSphere
1 4 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.56%) Node.js
2 2 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.28%) Drupal
3 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.51%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.82%) MySQL
4 6 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.28%) DB2
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) NUnit
2 12 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (14.10%) Visual Studio
3 11 (14.10%) Selenium
4 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.69%) Subversion
6 5 (6.41%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.41%) NetBeans
6 5 (6.41%) DbUnit
6 5 (6.41%) JUnit
7 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.85%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.28%) Grunt
9 1 (1.28%) NSubstitute
9 1 (1.28%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.28%) Rational Rose
9 1 (1.28%) JIRA
9 1 (1.28%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.28%) Moq
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Back Office
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (76.92%) Developer
2 25 (32.05%) .NET Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 11 (14.10%) Java Developer
5 10 (12.82%) Software Developer
6 9 (11.54%) C# Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) SQL Developer
8 7 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.41%) PHP Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (6.41%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Consultant
11 3 (3.85%) Development Manager
11 3 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Java Consultant
11 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce Manager
12 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.03%) .NET
2 28 (35.90%) CSS
3 27 (34.62%) HTML
4 26 (33.33%) jQuery
5 20 (25.64%) ASP.NET
6 16 (20.51%) .NET Framework
7 15 (19.23%) Entity Framework
8 13 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (16.67%) JSON
9 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (14.10%) NHibernate
11 10 (12.82%) WinForms
12 9 (11.54%) Hibernate
13 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (10.26%) HTML5
14 7 (8.97%) Ajax
14 7 (8.97%) J2EE
15 6 (7.69%) Swing
15 6 (7.69%) CSS3
15 6 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Chemistry
1 5 (6.41%) Life Science
1 5 (6.41%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.28%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.28%) User Experience
3 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) Open Source
3 1 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
1 5 (6.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Android
2 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (48.72%) MVC
3 27 (34.62%) TDD
4 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
5 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 12 (15.38%) OOP
8 11 (14.10%) Multithreading
8 11 (14.10%) Unit Testing
9 10 (12.82%) Web Development
10 7 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (8.97%) OOD
11 6 (7.69%) Scrum
12 5 (6.41%) Machine Learning
12 5 (6.41%) Functional Programming
12 5 (6.41%) Knowledge Discovery
13 4 (5.13%) OO PHP
13 4 (5.13%) SOA
14 3 (3.85%) BDD
14 3 (3.85%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
2 34 (43.59%) C#
3 33 (42.31%) SQL
4 27 (34.62%) Java
5 10 (12.82%) PL/SQL
6 9 (11.54%) VB
7 8 (10.26%) T-SQL
8 7 (8.97%) PHP
8 7 (8.97%) Python
8 7 (8.97%) VB6
9 5 (6.41%) Groovy
10 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.28%) Ruby
11 1 (1.28%) PHP5
11 1 (1.28%) SAPscript
11 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.28%) ABAP
11 1 (1.28%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Degree
Vendors
1 29 (37.18%) Oracle
2 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.85%) Zend
4 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.28%) Twitter
4 1 (1.28%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.28%) Perforce
4 1 (1.28%) SAP
4 1 (1.28%) IBM
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