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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 40 42 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.35% 0.30% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.47% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate
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£335 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £33.84 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+26.69% +4.93%
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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
189 211 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 65.63% 62.61% 68.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 100 65
Average daily rate £310 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 12
Average hourly rate £12.75 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.70 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £39.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) Ant
3 3 (60.00%) PVCS
3 3 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (60.00%) CORBA
3 3 (60.00%) Servlets
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Smalltalk
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (60.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) JSF
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) ClearQuest
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) JSP

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Ant
1 3 (60.00%) PVCS
1 3 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (60.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CORBA
1 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) JSF
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Parsley
2 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Smalltalk
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft