The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 21 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing OO 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 4.11% 0.52% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 0.78% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 128 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 73.29% 67.02% 76.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 70 64
Average daily rate £313 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -58.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Leicester region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Leicester region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing OO 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 OO.

1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) AngularJS
2 7 (77.78%) Sass
2 7 (77.78%) Backbone.js
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) JSON
2 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) Subversion
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (66.67%) SAP
3 6 (66.67%) CSS3
3 6 (66.67%) LESS
3 6 (66.67%) User Experience
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Node.js
6 1 (11.11%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) UI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) AngularJS
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) Backbone.js
2 7 (77.78%) JSON
2 7 (77.78%) Sass
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) CSS3
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (66.67%) LESS
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (11.11%) React
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) SAP