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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 68 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing OOP 24 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.04% 1.81% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.26% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £319 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
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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
996 841 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.62% 80.10% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 535 274
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £110.00 £36.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 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 27 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 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 15 (48.39%) CSS
3 14 (45.16%) HTML
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) Java
5 12 (38.71%) OO
5 12 (38.71%) MVC
6 11 (35.48%) MySQL
7 9 (29.03%) C#
7 9 (29.03%) XML
7 9 (29.03%) Python
8 8 (25.81%) PHP
8 8 (25.81%) TDD
9 7 (22.58%) Android
9 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
9 7 (22.58%) BDD
10 6 (19.35%) CSS3
10 6 (19.35%) Zend
10 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
10 6 (19.35%) LAMP
10 6 (19.35%) Doctrine
11 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (16.13%) NetBeans
11 5 (16.13%) Web Services
11 5 (16.13%) Oracle
11 5 (16.13%) Swing
11 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
11 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
11 5 (16.13%) Chemistry
11 5 (16.13%) Life Science

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) NetBeans
2 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
3 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) PHPUnit
3 4 (12.90%) JIRA
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 4 (12.90%) Maven
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) NUnit
5 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
2 5 (16.13%) PHP Developer
2 5 (16.13%) PHP Zend Developer
3 4 (12.90%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Release Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) CSS
2 14 (45.16%) HTML
3 9 (29.03%) XML
4 6 (19.35%) CSS3
4 6 (19.35%) LAMP
4 6 (19.35%) Doctrine
5 5 (16.13%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) Swing
5 5 (16.13%) JavaFX
5 5 (16.13%) JFace
5 5 (16.13%) HTML5
5 5 (16.13%) JFreeChart
6 4 (12.90%) Sass
6 4 (12.90%) CodeIgniter
6 4 (12.90%) XHTML
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
6 4 (12.90%) .NET
7 3 (9.68%) jQuery
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (6.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Chemistry
1 5 (16.13%) Life Science
1 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
2 4 (12.90%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Android
2 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) OO
2 12 (38.71%) MVC
3 8 (25.81%) TDD
4 7 (22.58%) BDD
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Machine Learning
6 5 (16.13%) Functional Programming
6 5 (16.13%) Knowledge Discovery
7 4 (12.90%) Planning Poker
7 4 (12.90%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (12.90%) Release Management
7 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
7 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
9 2 (6.45%) User Stories
9 2 (6.45%) Android Development
9 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 13 (41.94%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) C#
3 9 (29.03%) Python
4 8 (25.81%) PHP
5 5 (16.13%) Groovy
6 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 4 (12.90%) Perl
7 2 (6.45%) PHP5
8 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
8 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Zend
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft