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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 45 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.52% 1.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £360 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £41.25 £29.45
% change year-on-year
-61.21% +40.06%

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
326 345 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.46% 78.23% 77.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 241 109
Median daily rate £425 £416 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +27.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £15.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 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 14 (93.33%) TDD
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) PHP
2 12 (80.00%) MySQL
3 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 9 (60.00%) CSS
5 9 (60.00%) HTML
6 7 (46.67%) XML
7 6 (40.00%) XHTML
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) MVC
7 6 (40.00%) CMS
7 6 (40.00%) Content Management
7 6 (40.00%) Ajax
7 6 (40.00%) JIRA
7 6 (40.00%) Confluence
7 6 (40.00%) RESTful
7 6 (40.00%) Symfony
7 6 (40.00%) Zend
7 6 (40.00%) PHP 5
7 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (40.00%) WordPress
7 6 (40.00%) Laravel
8 5 (33.33%) BDD
9 4 (26.67%) Degree
10 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (20.00%) Java
10 3 (20.00%) Web Services
10 3 (20.00%) OO

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 (40.00%) CMS
1 6 (40.00%) Confluence
1 6 (40.00%) WordPress
2 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) PHPUnit
4 2 (13.33%) Subversion
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Consultant
3 6 (40.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Web Consultant
5 3 (20.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Symfony Developer
6 2 (13.33%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (13.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Salesforce Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Junior
7 1 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Salesforce Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) XML
3 6 (40.00%) Ajax
3 6 (40.00%) Laravel
3 6 (40.00%) RESTful
3 6 (40.00%) Symfony
3 6 (40.00%) XHTML
4 3 (20.00%) Behat
4 3 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
4 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) Visualforce
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) REST
6 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) TDD
2 11 (73.33%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Content Management
3 6 (40.00%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) Email Marketing
6 2 (13.33%) High Availability
6 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
7 1 (6.67%) API Development
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (80.00%) PHP
2 6 (40.00%) PHP 5
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Apex Code
4 2 (13.33%) SOQL
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Zend
2 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com