The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO 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 (OO)
Rank 33 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing OO 12 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.11% 1.81% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 2.65% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 5
Average daily rate £360 £203 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.09% -20.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £183 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £316 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +8.57%
OO
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
224 189 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 76.71% 68.23% 77.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 123 97
Average daily rate £315 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £10.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+280.95% -61.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £10.44 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £16.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

OO
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 4 £350 - 1
Loughborough +1 2 £338 -6.89% 1
OO
East Midlands

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 12 (75.00%) HTML
1 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) MVC
3 10 (62.50%) Web Services
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
5 8 (50.00%) JSON
5 8 (50.00%) OOP
6 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
6 7 (43.75%) TDD
6 7 (43.75%) Node.js
7 6 (37.50%) MEAN Stack
7 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
7 6 (37.50%) XML
7 6 (37.50%) Java
8 5 (31.25%) PHP
8 5 (31.25%) MySQL
8 5 (31.25%) HTML5
8 5 (31.25%) jQuery
8 5 (31.25%) Ajax
8 5 (31.25%) Sass
8 5 (31.25%) CSS3
9 4 (25.00%) REST
9 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (25.00%) OO PHP
9 4 (25.00%) Marketing
9 4 (25.00%) Content Management
9 4 (25.00%) Spring

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 7 (43.75%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 5 (31.25%) MySQL
3 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Ant
2 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (18.75%) Subversion
4 2 (12.50%) Grunt
4 2 (12.50%) PHPUnit
4 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
5 1 (6.25%) PhpStorm
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) PHP Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Hybris Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Angular Developer
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (18.75%) UI Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) MongoDB Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) CSS
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) Web Services
3 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
4 8 (50.00%) JSON
5 6 (37.50%) MEAN Stack
5 6 (37.50%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) Ajax
6 5 (31.25%) CSS3
6 5 (31.25%) HTML5
6 5 (31.25%) jQuery
6 5 (31.25%) Sass
7 4 (25.00%) J2EE
7 4 (25.00%) REST
7 4 (25.00%) SOAP
7 4 (25.00%) Spring
8 3 (18.75%) Backbone.js
9 2 (12.50%) Express
9 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (12.50%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) iPad
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) MVC
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) OOP
4 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
4 7 (43.75%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) B2B
5 4 (25.00%) B2C
5 4 (25.00%) Content Management
5 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (25.00%) OO PHP
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (18.75%) BDD
7 2 (12.50%) High Availability
7 2 (12.50%) OOD
7 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) PHP 5
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) hybris
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) SAP