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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 22 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.85% 3.16% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 4.14% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£325 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
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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
93 145 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 78.81% 76.32% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 34
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 39
Average hourly rate £29.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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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 22 October 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
2 1 (33.33%) Google Maps API
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) ExpressionEngine
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) Google Maps API
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Facebook
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) HP