The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 38 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 12 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.52% 0.86% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 1.61% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £283 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £277 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £289 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +2.56%
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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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
360 186 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.47% 53.30% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 100 148
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.69 £10.90 £15.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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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 21 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +2 11 £325 +12.06% 4
Doncaster - - - - 1
OO
Yorkshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) C#
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) .NET
3 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
4 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 8 (44.44%) WCF
5 8 (44.44%) WPF
6 6 (33.33%) HTML
6 6 (33.33%) Web Services
7 5 (27.78%) XML
7 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) MVC
8 4 (22.22%) CSS
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (16.67%) Apache CXF
9 3 (16.67%) TDD
9 3 (16.67%) Subversion
9 3 (16.67%) Spring
9 3 (16.67%) J2EE
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle
9 3 (16.67%) XML Schema
9 3 (16.67%) JAXB
9 3 (16.67%) JUnit
9 3 (16.67%) Scrum
10 2 (11.11%) Finance
10 2 (11.11%) CMS

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Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) JBoss
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.11%) Jetty
1 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
1 3 (16.67%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.11%) NUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.56%) Grunt
3 1 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) WPF Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (44.44%) WCF
3 8 (44.44%) WPF
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) J2EE
7 3 (16.67%) XML Schema
7 3 (16.67%) JAXB
7 3 (16.67%) Spring
7 3 (16.67%) Apache CXF
8 2 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (11.11%) SignalR
8 2 (11.11%) Apache Camel
8 2 (11.11%) NHibernate
8 2 (11.11%) JMS
8 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (11.11%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) UML
8 1 (5.56%) OOP
8 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore