The table below looks at the statistics for OOD 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 OOD over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 79 72 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.38% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
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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
884 780 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.00% 80.75% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 476 328
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £27.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the Leeds region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Leeds region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 14 (100.00%) OO
2 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) DbUnit
3 11 (78.57%) Java
3 11 (78.57%) JUnit
3 11 (78.57%) Subversion
4 10 (71.43%) J2EE
5 7 (50.00%) Oracle
6 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) Web Design
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) jQuery
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
8 1 (7.14%) RUP
8 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
8 1 (7.14%) CRM
8 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.14%) Web Services
8 1 (7.14%) XML

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) DbUnit
1 11 (78.57%) JUnit
1 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
3 1 (7.14%) UI Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) J2EE
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
1 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) Web Design
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) RUP
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.14%) CMMI
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (7.14%) Android Development
3 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Perforce
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore