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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 84 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing OOP 11 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 1.49% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.73% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 8
Average daily rate £563 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £289 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £475 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.19% +4.00%
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
1245 985 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.78% 86.48% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 707 476
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 16 (72.73%) OO
2 14 (63.64%) PHP
3 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 11 (50.00%) HTML
4 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 10 (45.45%) CSS
6 9 (40.91%) Java
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) Open Source
7 8 (36.36%) Front End Development
7 8 (36.36%) Linux
7 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (36.36%) Subversion
8 7 (31.82%) MySQL
8 7 (31.82%) REST
8 7 (31.82%) OWASP
9 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (27.27%) Information Architecture
9 6 (27.27%) XML
9 6 (27.27%) LAMP
9 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 6 (27.27%) JSON
10 5 (22.73%) Ruby
10 5 (22.73%) Web Services
10 5 (22.73%) Python
10 5 (22.73%) SOA
10 5 (22.73%) Perl
10 5 (22.73%) Scala

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
1 2 (9.09%) CMS
1 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Drupal
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Subversion
2 4 (18.18%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Bundler
3 2 (9.09%) Firebug
3 2 (9.09%) Gemnasium
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Ant
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Gradle
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) TestNG
4 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) PHP Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Digital Developer
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Digital Transformation
8 1 (4.55%) Head of DevOps
8 1 (4.55%) Head of Digital
8 1 (4.55%) Head of Digital Transformation
8 1 (4.55%) Head of Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) REST
4 6 (27.27%) JSON
4 6 (27.27%) LAMP
4 6 (27.27%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 4 (18.18%) jQuery
7 3 (13.64%) Ajax
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (13.64%) HTML5
7 3 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (9.09%) CSS3
8 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 1 (4.55%) JDBC
9 1 (4.55%) SOAP
9 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) OO
2 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (40.91%) Open Source
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Front End Development
5 7 (31.82%) OWASP
6 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (27.27%) Information Architecture
6 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) SOA
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
9 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Microservices
9 3 (13.64%) MVC
9 3 (13.64%) Progressive Enhancement
9 3 (13.64%) SOLID
10 2 (9.09%) Dependency Management
10 2 (9.09%) Mobile Development
10 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) PHP
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Perl
4 5 (22.73%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) Ruby
4 5 (22.73%) Scala
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
1 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
1 2 (9.09%) Sonatype
2 1 (4.55%) Zend