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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 70 67 89
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.79% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.99% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£270 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.37% -37.72%
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
780 704 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.39% 79.64% 77.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 390 475
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 12
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +210.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.20 £28.40 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 19 September 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 26 (81.25%) OO
2 22 (68.75%) PHP
3 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (43.75%) HTML
5 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
5 13 (40.63%) CSS
6 12 (37.50%) SQL
7 10 (31.25%) MVC
7 10 (31.25%) PHP5
8 9 (28.13%) Zend
8 9 (28.13%) TDD
8 9 (28.13%) Java
8 9 (28.13%) C#
8 9 (28.13%) MySQL
9 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 8 (25.00%) VB.NET
9 8 (25.00%) .NET
9 8 (25.00%) Internet
9 8 (25.00%) LAMP
10 7 (21.88%) Web Development
10 7 (21.88%) Web Services
11 6 (18.75%) XML
11 6 (18.75%) SOAP
11 6 (18.75%) Apache
11 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
11 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
12 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (18.75%) Apache
1 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) Moodle
2 4 (12.50%) SugarCRM
3 2 (6.25%) WordPress
4 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (18.75%) PHP Web Developer
4 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Magento Developer
8 1 (3.13%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C++/Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Python Developer
8 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 13 (40.63%) CSS
3 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.00%) .NET
3 8 (25.00%) LAMP
4 7 (21.88%) Web Services
5 6 (18.75%) XML
5 6 (18.75%) SOAP
6 5 (15.63%) jQuery
7 4 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 4 (12.50%) LINQ
7 4 (12.50%) Symfony
8 2 (6.25%) JMS
8 2 (6.25%) WinForms
8 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.25%) WCF
8 2 (6.25%) Spring
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) OO
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) MVC
4 9 (28.13%) TDD
5 7 (21.88%) Web Development
6 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
7 5 (15.63%) BDD
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
9 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
9 2 (6.25%) OWASP
9 2 (6.25%) Low Latency
9 2 (6.25%) Information Architecture
9 2 (6.25%) OO PHP
10 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (3.13%) Database Security
10 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) PHP
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 10 (31.25%) PHP5
5 9 (28.13%) Java
5 9 (28.13%) C#
6 8 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (6.25%) C++
8 1 (3.13%) Ruby
8 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Zend
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle