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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 102 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.065% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.53% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £46.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.43% +23.33%
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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
1310 951 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.95% 83.06% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 975 680 371
Average daily rate £363 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 20
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £9.31 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £64.25 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) DbUnit
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) CMMI
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) RUP

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) DbUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) CMMI
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce