The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Sheffield region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 29 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing OO 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.96% 3.49% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 4.92% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate £290 £305 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% +5.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +11.67%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
110 122 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 52.63% 70.93% 54.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 71 40
Average daily rate £305 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £173 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Average hourly rate £27.75 £23.75 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% +113.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
OO
South Yorkshire

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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 24 April 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 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (37.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (37.50%) Moq
2 3 (37.50%) Castle Windsor
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) NUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Umbraco
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) NHibernate
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) CMS
1 3 (37.50%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) NUnit
1 3 (37.50%) ReSharper
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (37.50%) Moq
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) NHibernate
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) WPF
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Castle Windsor
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter