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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 48 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing OOP 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.20% 0.94% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.17% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £400 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +44.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-50.99% -18.37%
OOP
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
411 343 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 82.36% 80.71% 74.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 262 112
Median daily rate £425 £445 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +27.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 16
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.35 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.81% -65.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £9.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £15.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 2016, 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 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 15 (83.33%) PHP
1 15 (83.33%) MySQL
1 15 (83.33%) TDD
2 12 (66.67%) Scrum
2 12 (66.67%) CSS
2 12 (66.67%) HTML
2 12 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 9 (50.00%) XML
4 8 (44.44%) XHTML
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) CMS
4 8 (44.44%) Content Management
4 8 (44.44%) Ajax
5 7 (38.89%) MVC
5 7 (38.89%) RESTful
5 7 (38.89%) Symfony
5 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Laravel
6 6 (33.33%) Confluence
6 6 (33.33%) PHP 5
6 6 (33.33%) Zend
6 6 (33.33%) WordPress
6 6 (33.33%) JIRA
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) BDD
8 4 (22.22%) CodeIgniter
8 4 (22.22%) Subversion
9 3 (16.67%) Fintech
9 3 (16.67%) PHPUnit

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 8 (44.44%) CMS
2 6 (33.33%) Confluence
2 6 (33.33%) WordPress
3 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (22.22%) Subversion
4 3 (16.67%) PHPUnit
5 2 (11.11%) Gitweb
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium
6 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Billing
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 7 (38.89%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 6 (33.33%) Consultant
5 5 (27.78%) Web Consultant
6 4 (22.22%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Symfony Developer
7 2 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Salesforce Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Tester
8 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
8 1 (5.56%) Java Automation Tester
8 1 (5.56%) Junior
8 1 (5.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 1 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Salesforce Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) CSS
1 12 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) XML
3 8 (44.44%) Ajax
3 8 (44.44%) XHTML
4 7 (38.89%) Laravel
4 7 (38.89%) RESTful
4 7 (38.89%) Symfony
5 4 (22.22%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (16.67%) Behat
6 3 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) Visualforce
8 1 (5.56%) JSON
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) TDD
2 12 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (44.44%) Content Management
4 7 (38.89%) MVC
4 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
5 5 (27.78%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) CRM
7 2 (11.11%) DevOps
7 2 (11.11%) Email Marketing
7 2 (11.11%) High Availability
7 2 (11.11%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.56%) API Development
8 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 15 (83.33%) PHP
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) PHP 5
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Apex Code
5 2 (11.11%) SOQL
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Zend
2 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com