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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 11 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.53% 0.97% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 1.79% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £290 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +4.57%
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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 Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
240 112 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.92% 54.11% 69.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 68 69
Average daily rate £373 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £176 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -35.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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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 24 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) WCF
3 8 (72.73%) WPF
3 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
4 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) NUnit
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
6 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
6 2 (18.18%) Castle Windsor
6 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
6 2 (18.18%) SignalR
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) WCF
2 8 (72.73%) WPF
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
4 2 (18.18%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (18.18%) SignalR
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript