The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 35 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.85% 1.10% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.46% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £288 £350 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +72.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £310 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £390 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +0.64%

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
178 205 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 75.42% 75.09% 69.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 114 134
Median daily rate £325 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 9
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £14.78 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Symfony
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Symfony Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP