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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 94 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Contract jobs citing OOD 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.41% 0.61% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.71% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate £388 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £307
% change year-on-year
- +22.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -10.00%
OOD
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
1210 985 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.62% 86.48% 81.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 706 473
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £33.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Android
3 7 (41.18%) Android SDK
3 7 (41.18%) Android Development
3 7 (41.18%) Analytics
3 7 (41.18%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) OO
3 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) Publishing
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
4 6 (35.29%) DevOps
4 6 (35.29%) User Experience
4 6 (35.29%) RESTful
5 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
5 5 (29.41%) iOS Development
5 5 (29.41%) iOS SDK
6 4 (23.53%) Android Studio
7 3 (17.65%) Xcode
7 3 (17.65%) Objective-C
8 2 (11.76%) Cocoa
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Android Studio
2 3 (17.65%) Xcode
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (41.18%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Android Developer
4 4 (23.53%) iOS Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Android Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
5 2 (11.76%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
1 7 (41.18%) Android SDK
1 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 6 (35.29%) RESTful
3 5 (29.41%) iOS SDK
4 2 (11.76%) Cocoa
4 2 (11.76%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (5.88%) REST
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
1 6 (35.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Android
2 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Analytics
3 7 (41.18%) Android Development
3 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) OO
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) DevOps
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.88%) SOLID
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) Objective-C
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Lotus