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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 39 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing OOP 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.01% 0.36% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 0.46% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £361 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £34.85
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.47%
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
302 218 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 75.69% 78.14% 76.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 156 93
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £231 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £12.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) PHP
2 9 (90.00%) MySQL
3 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
4 7 (70.00%) Symfony
5 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 6 (60.00%) Laravel
6 5 (50.00%) TDD
6 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (40.00%) RESTful
7 4 (40.00%) Degree
7 4 (40.00%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (30.00%) Ajax
8 3 (30.00%) Scrum
8 3 (30.00%) OO
9 2 (20.00%) XHTML
9 2 (20.00%) SQL
9 2 (20.00%) CMS
9 2 (20.00%) XML
9 2 (20.00%) Linux
9 2 (20.00%) Billing
9 2 (20.00%) Subversion
9 2 (20.00%) Content Management
9 2 (20.00%) Fintech
9 2 (20.00%) Gitweb
10 1 (10.00%) Web Operations
10 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 1 (10.00%) Front End Development

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 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Gitweb
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (50.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Symfony Developer
4 4 (40.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) Symfony
3 6 (60.00%) Laravel
4 4 (40.00%) CodeIgniter
4 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 3 (30.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) XHTML
6 2 (20.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (10.00%) Behat
7 1 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (10.00%) HTML5
7 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (10.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Zend