The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 36 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing OO 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.82% 2.53% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 3.66% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
Average daily rate £283 £305 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.37% +8.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £315 £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
190 246 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 52.05% 69.10% 54.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 150 73
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £201 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 6
Average hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +13.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £15.93 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
OO
Yorkshire

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Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -9 2 £290 -4.91% 4
OO
Yorkshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing OO 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 OO.

1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) NUnit
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) CMS
3 3 (30.00%) NHibernate
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) ReSharper
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) WPF
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (30.00%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (30.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (30.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (30.00%) Moq

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Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) CMS
1 3 (30.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (30.00%) NUnit
1 3 (30.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (30.00%) Moq
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) NHibernate
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) WPF
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter