The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 51 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing OO 6 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.35% 3.49% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 4.38% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £275 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +12.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
357 251 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 80.41% 79.68% 63.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 171 85
Average daily rate £450 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +23.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £254 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £525 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -27.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 15 (78.95%) MVC
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
3 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (63.16%) TDD
4 12 (63.16%) Web Services
5 11 (57.89%) Unit Testing
6 10 (52.63%) SQL
7 9 (47.37%) Java
7 9 (47.37%) Spring
7 9 (47.37%) RESTful
8 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
8 8 (42.11%) HTML5
8 8 (42.11%) SOAP
8 8 (42.11%) CSS3
9 7 (36.84%) Linux
10 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
10 6 (31.58%) OOP
10 6 (31.58%) Mockito
10 6 (31.58%) BDD
10 6 (31.58%) JSON
11 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
11 5 (26.32%) Maven
11 5 (26.32%) NUnit
11 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (26.32%) Umbraco
11 5 (26.32%) JBoss
11 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
11 5 (26.32%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 5 (26.32%) CMS
1 5 (26.32%) JBoss
1 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
1 5 (26.32%) Umbraco
2 4 (21.05%) Apache
3 3 (15.79%) Apache Solr
4 2 (10.53%) Node.js
5 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Heroku
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
1 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 4 (21.05%) Jackrabbit
2 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.53%) DB2
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Mockito
3 5 (26.32%) Maven
3 5 (26.32%) NUnit
4 4 (21.05%) TeamCity
5 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 3 (15.79%) Liquibase
6 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
6 2 (10.53%) jMock
6 2 (10.53%) JUnit
6 2 (10.53%) RSpec
6 2 (10.53%) Subversion
7 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
7 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
7 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Umbraco Developer
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) CMS Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Scala Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Scala Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Symfony Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) CSS
1 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) Web Services
3 9 (47.37%) RESTful
3 9 (47.37%) Spring
4 8 (42.11%) CSS3
4 8 (42.11%) HTML5
4 8 (42.11%) SOAP
5 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
5 6 (31.58%) JSON
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (21.05%) Ajax
7 4 (21.05%) JMS
7 4 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (21.05%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (21.05%) XML
8 3 (15.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
1 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
1 2 (10.53%) Telematics
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) MVC
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) TDD
4 11 (57.89%) Unit Testing
5 6 (31.58%) BDD
5 6 (31.58%) OOP
6 5 (26.32%) Secure Coding
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) Kanban
7 3 (15.79%) SOLID
8 2 (10.53%) AOP
8 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) ETL
8 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
8 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
8 2 (10.53%) Web Development
8 2 (10.53%) Workflow
9 1 (5.26%) SDLC
9 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
5 4 (21.05%) Perl
5 4 (21.05%) Ruby
6 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 2 (10.53%) Python
6 2 (10.53%) Scala
7 1 (5.26%) Clojure
7 1 (5.26%) Go
7 1 (5.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Control-M
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
1 4 (21.05%) Sybase
2 2 (10.53%) Pega
2 2 (10.53%) Vitria
3 1 (5.26%) BEA
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) VMware