The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 34 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing OOP 4 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.29% 1.99% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.54% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 9
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£203 £255 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.39% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £255 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £255 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
-15.86% -
OOP
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
206 236 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 66.67% 78.15% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 95 50
Average daily rate £338 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 40
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%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

OOP
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 OOP within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 - - - - 1
OOP
East Midlands

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 7 (77.78%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) PVCS
5 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Ant
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) CORBA
5 3 (33.33%) Servlets
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) ClearCase
5 3 (33.33%) Smalltalk
5 3 (33.33%) HTTP
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (33.33%) Waterfall

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) ExpressionEngine
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Kentico
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MS Access
2 2 (22.22%) DTS
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) PVCS
1 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 3 (33.33%) Ant
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) Servlets
2 3 (33.33%) CORBA
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 2 (22.22%) Google Maps API
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (11.11%) Parsley
4 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Smalltalk
4 2 (22.22%) PHP5
4 2 (22.22%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) WAI
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Facebook
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter