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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 32 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Contract jobs citing OO 1 3 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.46% 1.21% 14.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.83% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 24
Average daily rate
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- £300 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.50% -6.25%
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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
165 164 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.39% 66.13% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 103 105
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 4
Average hourly rate £15.39 £44.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.50% +48.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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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 13 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
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