The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 65 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing OOP 10 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.95% 0.45% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.59% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate
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£240 £340 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £328 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £352 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
837 680 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.64% 76.32% 72.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 374 484
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OOP
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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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014, 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 33 (82.50%) OO
2 26 (65.00%) PHP
3 19 (47.50%) HTML
4 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (42.50%) CSS
5 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (37.50%) MVC
7 14 (35.00%) SQL
8 13 (32.50%) XML
8 13 (32.50%) PHP5
9 12 (30.00%) C#
9 12 (30.00%) MySQL
10 11 (27.50%) VB.NET
10 11 (27.50%) .NET
10 11 (27.50%) Web Services
10 11 (27.50%) Zend
11 10 (25.00%) jQuery
11 10 (25.00%) Internet
11 10 (25.00%) TDD
12 9 (22.50%) Java
12 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
12 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
12 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
13 8 (20.00%) LAMP
14 7 (17.50%) SOAP
14 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
14 7 (17.50%) Web Development
15 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
15 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
15 6 (15.00%) Symfony

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 6 (15.00%) Apache
1 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) SugarCRM
2 5 (12.50%) Moodle
3 3 (7.50%) WordPress
4 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.50%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) MySQL
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (92.50%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) PHP Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Web Developer
4 7 (17.50%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (15.00%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.50%) PHP Magento Developer
9 1 (2.50%) PHP Zend Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Magento Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Python Developer
9 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.50%) C++/Java Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) HTML
2 17 (42.50%) CSS
3 13 (32.50%) XML
4 11 (27.50%) Web Services
4 11 (27.50%) .NET
5 10 (25.00%) jQuery
6 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
7 8 (20.00%) LAMP
8 7 (17.50%) SOAP
9 6 (15.00%) Symfony
10 5 (12.50%) LINQ
10 5 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
10 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 4 (10.00%) HTML5
12 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 2 (5.00%) CSS3
12 2 (5.00%) Spring Batch
12 2 (5.00%) JMS
12 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Open Source
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Android
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) OO
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) MVC
4 10 (25.00%) TDD
5 7 (17.50%) Web Development
6 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.00%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.50%) BDD
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Master Data Management
8 2 (5.00%) Low Latency
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Data Management
8 2 (5.00%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.50%) Release Management
9 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) PHP
2 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.00%) SQL
4 13 (32.50%) PHP5
5 12 (30.00%) C#
6 11 (27.50%) VB.NET
7 9 (22.50%) Java
8 5 (12.50%) C++
8 5 (12.50%) Python
9 4 (10.00%) Ruby
10 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Zend
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Google
4 3 (7.50%) Facebook
4 3 (7.50%) Twitter