The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 33 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.40% - 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% - 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£313 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+95.12% -28.69%
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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
191 149 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 75.79% 66.52% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 92 119
Average daily rate £315 £315 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £25.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.48% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £12.30 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (33.33%) PHP5
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) OAuth
3 1 (33.33%) Magento
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) WebTrends
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) WebTrends
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA