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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 34 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 62 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.08% 3.73% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 4.66% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 33 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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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
1028 880 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.26% 80.15% 74.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 557 282
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £110.00 £36.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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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 1 April 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 1 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 45 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (52.56%) MVC
3 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
4 35 (44.87%) C#
5 33 (42.31%) SQL
5 33 (42.31%) .NET
6 32 (41.03%) Oracle
7 31 (39.74%) TDD
8 30 (38.46%) Java
9 29 (37.18%) CSS
10 28 (35.90%) HTML
11 27 (34.62%) jQuery
12 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
13 20 (25.64%) ASP.NET
14 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
14 17 (21.79%) .NET Framework
15 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
15 16 (20.51%) Relational Database
16 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (19.23%) Entity Framework
17 14 (17.95%) NUnit
18 13 (16.67%) JSON
18 13 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
19 12 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
19 12 (15.38%) E-Commerce
19 12 (15.38%) OOP
19 12 (15.38%) Hibernate
20 11 (14.10%) NHibernate
20 11 (14.10%) PL/SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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%) WebSphere
1 4 (5.13%) CMS
1 4 (5.13%) JBoss
1 4 (5.13%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.13%) Node.js
2 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.56%) Apache
3 2 (2.56%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Drupal
4 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 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%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 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 3 (3.85%) Redis
7 3 (3.85%) Riak
7 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.28%) DB2
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
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%) DbUnit
6 5 (6.41%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.41%) JUnit
6 5 (6.41%) NetBeans
7 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.85%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.28%) Moq
9 1 (1.28%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.28%) NSubstitute
9 1 (1.28%) Grunt
9 1 (1.28%) JIRA
9 1 (1.28%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Back Office
3 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (76.92%) Developer
2 25 (32.05%) .NET Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Software Developer
6 9 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (8.97%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.41%) PHP Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Consultant
10 3 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Development Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Java Consultant
10 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce Manager
11 2 (2.56%) Java Programmer
11 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.31%) .NET
2 29 (37.18%) CSS
3 28 (35.90%) HTML
4 27 (34.62%) jQuery
5 20 (25.64%) ASP.NET
6 17 (21.79%) .NET Framework
7 15 (19.23%) Entity Framework
8 13 (16.67%) JSON
8 13 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (15.38%) Hibernate
10 11 (14.10%) NHibernate
10 11 (14.10%) J2EE
11 10 (12.82%) WinForms
12 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (10.26%) HTML5
13 7 (8.97%) Ajax
14 6 (7.69%) Swing
14 6 (7.69%) WCF
14 6 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Visualisation
1 5 (6.41%) Chemistry
1 5 (6.41%) Life Science
2 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.28%) Open Source
4 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Android
3 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (52.56%) MVC
3 31 (39.74%) TDD
4 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
5 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 12 (15.38%) OOP
7 11 (14.10%) Unit Testing
8 10 (12.82%) Multithreading
8 10 (12.82%) Web Development
9 7 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (8.97%) OOD
10 6 (7.69%) Scrum
10 6 (7.69%) BDD
11 5 (6.41%) Machine Learning
11 5 (6.41%) Functional Programming
11 5 (6.41%) Knowledge Discovery
12 4 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (5.13%) SOA
12 4 (5.13%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
2 35 (44.87%) C#
3 33 (42.31%) SQL
4 30 (38.46%) Java
5 11 (14.10%) PL/SQL
6 10 (12.82%) PHP
7 9 (11.54%) VB
8 8 (10.26%) T-SQL
8 8 (10.26%) Python
9 7 (8.97%) VB6
10 5 (6.41%) Groovy
11 4 (5.13%) Ruby
12 1 (1.28%) PHP5
12 1 (1.28%) SAPscript
12 1 (1.28%) ABAP
12 1 (1.28%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.28%) Perl
12 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Puppet
1 3 (3.85%) Graphite
1 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Oracle
2 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.85%) Zend
4 1 (1.28%) Twitter
4 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.28%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.28%) IBM
4 1 (1.28%) SAP
4 1 (1.28%) Perforce