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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 30 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing OO 6 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.01% 3.97% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 5.04% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 8
Average daily rate
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£206 £255 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.21% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £390 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.43 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.15% -9.16%
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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
196 238 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 65.77% 78.81% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 99 49
Average daily rate £338 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 36 41
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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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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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 4 March 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 March 2015. 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 +3 1 £300 - 5
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
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East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) OOP
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (33.33%) Servlets
4 3 (33.33%) Ant
4 3 (33.33%) PVCS
4 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) Smalltalk
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 3 (33.33%) CORBA
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) ClearCase
4 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Google
5 2 (22.22%) PHP5
5 2 (22.22%) Facebook
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Ant
2 3 (33.33%) PVCS
2 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) NUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Flex Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) Servlets
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) CORBA
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) Google Maps API
4 1 (11.11%) Parsley
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) Sass
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) JSF
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
3 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) OOP
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Smalltalk
3 2 (22.22%) PHP5
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Facebook
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter
3 1 (11.11%) Zend
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Lawrence Harvey
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