The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 47 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.28% 0.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +27.04%

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
298 348 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.47% 81.50% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 240 122
Median daily rate £440 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £587 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Median hourly rate £20.97 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.78% -53.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for OOP.

1 11 (84.62%) TDD
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) PHP
2 10 (76.92%) MySQL
3 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
4 8 (61.54%) Scrum
5 7 (53.85%) HTML
5 7 (53.85%) CSS
6 6 (46.15%) XML
6 6 (46.15%) XHTML
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) CMS
6 6 (46.15%) Ajax
6 6 (46.15%) WordPress
6 6 (46.15%) JIRA
6 6 (46.15%) PHP 5
6 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
6 6 (46.15%) Content Management
6 6 (46.15%) Zend
6 6 (46.15%) Confluence
7 4 (30.77%) BDD
7 4 (30.77%) RESTful
7 4 (30.77%) Laravel
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 4 (30.77%) Symfony
8 3 (23.08%) Fintech
8 3 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (23.08%) OO
8 3 (23.08%) Web Services
8 3 (23.08%) Behat

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 6 (46.15%) CMS
1 6 (46.15%) Confluence
1 6 (46.15%) WordPress
2 3 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) PHPUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) PHP Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Consultant
4 5 (38.46%) Web Consultant
5 4 (30.77%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 2 (15.38%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (15.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
7 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
7 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (7.69%) Junior
7 1 (7.69%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Salesforce Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (7.69%) Symfony Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) Ajax
2 6 (46.15%) XHTML
2 6 (46.15%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) Laravel
3 4 (30.77%) RESTful
3 4 (30.77%) Symfony
4 3 (23.08%) Behat
4 3 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
5 1 (7.69%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Fintech
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Content Management
3 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) DevOps
7 1 (7.69%) Email Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) High Availability
7 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
1 10 (76.92%) PHP
2 6 (46.15%) PHP 5
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Apex Code
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Zend
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com