The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 76 99 63
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -36
Contract jobs citing OOP 26 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.72% 0.62% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 0.72% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 23
Median daily rate £475 £356 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.88 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-30.02% +26.69%
OOP
West Yorkshire

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
1309 1243 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.46% 85.90% 82.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 897 731
Median daily rate £425 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 18
Median hourly rate £11.75 £17.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.70 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for OOP.

1 24 (64.86%) OO
2 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (56.76%) TDD
4 20 (54.05%) Java
5 18 (48.65%) Microservices
6 17 (45.95%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (45.95%) Open Source
6 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
7 16 (43.24%) HTML
7 16 (43.24%) CSS
8 14 (37.84%) SQL
8 14 (37.84%) SOA
8 14 (37.84%) Front End Development
9 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
9 13 (35.14%) Scrum
10 12 (32.43%) Linux
11 11 (29.73%) Scala
12 10 (27.03%) HTML5
12 10 (27.03%) CSS3
12 10 (27.03%) GitHub
12 10 (27.03%) PHP
13 9 (24.32%) MySQL
13 9 (24.32%) MVC
13 9 (24.32%) Hibernate
13 9 (24.32%) Pair Programming
13 9 (24.32%) Spring
13 9 (24.32%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (24.32%) Software Delivery
13 9 (24.32%) Mercurial
13 9 (24.32%) Clojure

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) Apache Solr
1 4 (10.81%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.11%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) GitHub
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) FTP
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) IPsec
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) MySQL
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
3 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
4 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (24.32%) Mercurial
3 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.22%) Subversion
3 6 (16.22%) Travis CI
4 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (8.11%) git-flow
5 3 (8.11%) Gradle
5 3 (8.11%) JIRA
5 3 (8.11%) JUnit
5 3 (8.11%) VersionOne
6 1 (2.70%) Firebug
6 1 (2.70%) Selenium
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.11%) Online Betting
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Java Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Senior Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Java Scala Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Scala Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Senior Scala Developer
5 8 (21.62%) PHP Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Digital Transformation
6 4 (10.81%) Head of DevOps
6 4 (10.81%) Head of Digital
6 4 (10.81%) Head of Digital Transformation
6 4 (10.81%) Head of Engineering
6 4 (10.81%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Android Developer
7 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) CSS
1 16 (43.24%) HTML
2 10 (27.03%) CSS3
2 10 (27.03%) HTML5
3 9 (24.32%) Hibernate
3 9 (24.32%) RESTful
3 9 (24.32%) Spring
4 8 (21.62%) .NET
4 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
4 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (21.62%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (18.92%) Ajax
5 7 (18.92%) jQuery
6 6 (16.22%) LAMP
7 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.41%) JSON
7 2 (5.41%) REST
7 2 (5.41%) XML
8 1 (2.70%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Wiki
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) OO
2 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (56.76%) TDD
4 18 (48.65%) Microservices
5 17 (45.95%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (45.95%) Open Source
6 14 (37.84%) Front End Development
6 14 (37.84%) SOA
7 13 (35.14%) Scrum
8 9 (24.32%) MVC
8 9 (24.32%) Pair Programming
8 9 (24.32%) Software Delivery
9 8 (21.62%) SOLID
10 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
11 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
11 6 (16.22%) DevOps
11 6 (16.22%) Information Architecture
11 6 (16.22%) OWASP
11 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
12 5 (13.51%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Java
2 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) Scala
5 10 (27.03%) PHP
6 9 (24.32%) Clojure
6 9 (24.32%) Groovy
7 8 (21.62%) C#
7 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.41%) Perl
8 2 (5.41%) Python
8 2 (5.41%) Ruby
9 1 (2.70%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Sitecore