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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 50 55 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -31
Contract jobs citing OO 28 25 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.78% 2.77% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 3.47% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 54
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £371 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £37.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.36% -6.87%
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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
793 721 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.59% 79.93% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 391 490
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 12
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +210.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.10 £29.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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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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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014, 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 52 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.00%) Java
3 32 (32.00%) HTML
3 32 (32.00%) Software Engineering
4 30 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 30 (30.00%) CSS
5 29 (29.00%) MVC
6 27 (27.00%) OOP
7 26 (26.00%) SQL
7 26 (26.00%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (25.00%) C#
9 24 (24.00%) .NET
10 23 (23.00%) PHP
11 18 (18.00%) Finance
12 17 (17.00%) jQuery
13 16 (16.00%) C++
13 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
14 14 (14.00%) J2EE
14 14 (14.00%) Web Services
15 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET
15 13 (13.00%) Subversion
16 12 (12.00%) TDD
16 12 (12.00%) .NET Framework
17 11 (11.00%) Visual Studio
17 11 (11.00%) PHP5
18 10 (10.00%) XML
18 10 (10.00%) Oracle
18 10 (10.00%) OOD
18 10 (10.00%) LAMP
19 9 (9.00%) Computer Science

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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%) Apache
1 6 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.00%) SugarCRM
2 4 (4.00%) Moodle
3 3 (3.00%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.00%) WordPress
5 1 (1.00%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.00%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.00%) CMS
5 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) SAP HCM
1 4 (4.00%) Magento
2 1 (1.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.00%) MySQL
3 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.00%) QlikView
6 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.00%) DB2
6 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.00%) MS Access
7 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Subversion
2 11 (11.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.00%) JUnit
4 7 (7.00%) DbUnit
5 3 (3.00%) MSTest
5 3 (3.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (3.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.00%) Selenium
6 2 (2.00%) Maven
6 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.00%) Rational Rose
7 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 18 (18.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (65.00%) Developer
2 21 (21.00%) Software Engineer
3 17 (17.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 15 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 13 (13.00%) PHP Developer
6 12 (12.00%) Java Developer
7 11 (11.00%) Web Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.00%) C# Developer
10 6 (6.00%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Consultant
10 6 (6.00%) PHP Web Developer
11 5 (5.00%) Android Developer
12 4 (4.00%) iPhone Developer
12 4 (4.00%) SAP Consultant
13 3 (3.00%) ABAP Consultant
13 3 (3.00%) Applications Developer
13 3 (3.00%) Tester
13 3 (3.00%) Web Applications Developer
13 3 (3.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.00%) HTML
2 30 (30.00%) CSS
3 24 (24.00%) .NET
4 17 (17.00%) jQuery
5 14 (14.00%) J2EE
5 14 (14.00%) Web Services
6 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (12.00%) .NET Framework
8 10 (10.00%) XML
8 10 (10.00%) LAMP
9 9 (9.00%) HTML5
10 8 (8.00%) WinForms
11 7 (7.00%) SOAP
11 7 (7.00%) LINQ
11 7 (7.00%) Java EE
11 7 (7.00%) Backbone.js
12 6 (6.00%) Spring
13 5 (5.00%) BAPI
13 5 (5.00%) JSON
13 5 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.00%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (9.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.00%) Handset
3 4 (4.00%) iPhone
3 4 (4.00%) iPad
3 4 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.00%) Open Source
5 1 (1.00%) Social Media
5 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Android
2 5 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.00%) Windows
4 3 (3.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 29 (29.00%) MVC
4 27 (27.00%) OOP
5 12 (12.00%) TDD
6 10 (10.00%) OOD
7 9 (9.00%) Web Development
8 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.00%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (5.00%) Scrum
10 5 (5.00%) Multithreading
10 5 (5.00%) Android Development
11 4 (4.00%) iOS Development
11 4 (4.00%) OO PHP
11 4 (4.00%) BDD
11 4 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (3.00%) Migration
12 3 (3.00%) DSDM
12 3 (3.00%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.00%) Java
2 30 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (26.00%) SQL
4 25 (25.00%) C#
5 23 (23.00%) PHP
6 16 (16.00%) C++
7 11 (11.00%) PHP5
8 9 (9.00%) VB.NET
9 5 (5.00%) ABAP
10 4 (4.00%) SAPscript
10 4 (4.00%) Objective-C
10 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.00%) Python
12 2 (2.00%) Ruby
13 1 (1.00%) Delphi
13 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (10.00%) Oracle
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.00%) Zend
4 5 (5.00%) SAP
5 3 (3.00%) JBoss
6 2 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (1.00%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.00%) Facebook
7 1 (1.00%) Twitter
7 1 (1.00%) Google
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 25 days ago