The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 68 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing OOP 22 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.95% 1.54% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.89% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 1
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£375 £315 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +8.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.69%
OOP
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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
958 795 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.08% 81.62% 74.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 494 275
Average daily rate £375 £329 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.98% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £16.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £39.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 9 (36.00%) MySQL
4 9 (36.00%) XML
4 9 (36.00%) MVC
5 8 (32.00%) TDD
5 8 (32.00%) OO
5 8 (32.00%) C#
5 8 (32.00%) PHP
6 7 (28.00%) Python
6 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (28.00%) BDD
7 6 (24.00%) Doctrine
7 6 (24.00%) Zend
7 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (24.00%) LAMP
8 5 (20.00%) Web Services
8 5 (20.00%) Android
9 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (16.00%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (16.00%) PHPUnit
9 4 (16.00%) Planning Poker
9 4 (16.00%) Release Management
9 4 (16.00%) CodeIgniter
9 4 (16.00%) JIRA
9 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) JBoss
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Subversion
2 4 (16.00%) Maven
2 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) PHPUnit
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (12.00%) NetBeans
4 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) NUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 5 (20.00%) PHP Zend Developer
3 4 (16.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Release Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) CSS
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) XML
4 6 (24.00%) LAMP
4 6 (24.00%) Doctrine
5 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (16.00%) .NET
6 4 (16.00%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (12.00%) Swing
7 3 (12.00%) JFace
7 3 (12.00%) JFreeChart
7 3 (12.00%) jQuery
7 3 (12.00%) JavaFX
8 2 (8.00%) RESTful
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.00%) REST
8 2 (8.00%) CSS3
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (12.00%) Chemistry
2 3 (12.00%) Life Science
2 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) MVC
3 8 (32.00%) TDD
3 8 (32.00%) OO
4 7 (28.00%) BDD
5 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) Release Management
6 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
6 4 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (16.00%) Planning Poker
7 3 (12.00%) Machine Learning
7 3 (12.00%) Functional Programming
7 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Discovery
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.00%) Web Development
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (8.00%) Kanban
8 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) PHP
4 7 (28.00%) Python
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Perl
6 3 (12.00%) Groovy
7 2 (8.00%) PHP5
8 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Zend
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft