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 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 30 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 10 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.60% 2.88% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 3.72% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £333 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £463 £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.25% -8.75%
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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
203 242 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 73.02% 77.32% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 102 66
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 41
Average hourly rate £31.25 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £7.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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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

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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

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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

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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 22 September 2014. 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
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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 +2 2 £338 -6.89% 4
Loughborough - - - - 1
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
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East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) PHP
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) OOP
4 7 (46.67%) MySQL
4 7 (46.67%) HTML5
5 6 (40.00%) Zend
5 6 (40.00%) Zend Framework
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) .NET
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) MVC
7 4 (26.67%) C#
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) PHP5
7 4 (26.67%) Google
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) ExpressionEngine
7 4 (26.67%) Google Maps API
7 4 (26.67%) Digital Media
7 4 (26.67%) Facebook
7 4 (26.67%) Twitter
8 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (20.00%) Magento
8 3 (20.00%) Marketing
8 3 (20.00%) jQuery
8 3 (20.00%) SAP
8 3 (20.00%) JD Edwards
8 3 (20.00%) CRM

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Magento Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) HTML5
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) Zend Framework
4 4 (26.67%) Google Maps API
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Spring.NET
6 1 (6.67%) J2EE
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) SOAP
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) OOP
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) PHP
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) PHP5
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Zend
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) Facebook
3 4 (26.67%) Twitter
3 4 (26.67%) Google
4 3 (20.00%) JD Edwards
4 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Motorola