The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicestershire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 34 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 6 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.99% 3.64% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 4.84% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 186 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 61.46% 75.30% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 90 60
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -43.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.55 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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East Midlands

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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 25 July 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 -8 2 £350 -17.64% 4
Loughborough - - - -
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Market Harborough - - - - 1
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East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) PHP
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) Zend
4 8 (53.33%) Zend Framework
4 8 (53.33%) HTML5
4 8 (53.33%) OOP
4 8 (53.33%) MySQL
5 7 (46.67%) CSS3
6 6 (40.00%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 4 (26.67%) SAP
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) .NET
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) CRM
8 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (20.00%) JD Edwards
8 3 (20.00%) MVC
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (20.00%) Marketing
8 3 (20.00%) Magento
8 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
9 2 (13.33%) C#
10 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
10 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (6.67%) ABAP
10 1 (6.67%) J2EE

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JMeter
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Magento Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) CSS
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) Zend Framework
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
3 7 (46.67%) CSS3
4 6 (40.00%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) J2EE
6 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) SAP XI
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) Java EE
6 1 (6.67%) WCF
6 1 (6.67%) Symfony
6 1 (6.67%) Google Maps API
6 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Laravel
6 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) OOP
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
4 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) PHP
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) ABAP
5 1 (6.67%) PHP5
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Zend
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Facebook
4 1 (6.67%) Twitter