The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 51 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.59% 1.13% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.49% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £405 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
420 404 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 83.17% 75.80% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 274 159
Median daily rate £425 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £587 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 9
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -10.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £25.00 £19.70
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 South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

OOP
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -4 2 £360 -20.00% 1
OOP
Yorkshire

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 15 (93.75%) TDD
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (75.00%) PHP
2 12 (75.00%) MySQL
3 11 (68.75%) Scrum
4 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
5 9 (56.25%) CSS
5 9 (56.25%) HTML
6 7 (43.75%) XML
6 7 (43.75%) RESTful
6 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
7 6 (37.50%) WordPress
7 6 (37.50%) Symfony
7 6 (37.50%) Zend
7 6 (37.50%) Confluence
7 6 (37.50%) BDD
7 6 (37.50%) PHP 5
7 6 (37.50%) Laravel
7 6 (37.50%) XHTML
7 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 6 (37.50%) MVC
7 6 (37.50%) CMS
7 6 (37.50%) Content Management
7 6 (37.50%) Ajax
7 6 (37.50%) JIRA
8 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (25.00%) Degree
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (25.00%) OO

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (37.50%) CMS
1 6 (37.50%) Confluence
1 6 (37.50%) WordPress
2 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (18.75%) PHPUnit
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
4 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Consultant
3 6 (37.50%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Web Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Symfony Developer
6 2 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Salesforce Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Junior
7 1 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Salesforce Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) CSS
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) RESTful
2 7 (43.75%) XML
3 6 (37.50%) Ajax
3 6 (37.50%) Laravel
3 6 (37.50%) Symfony
3 6 (37.50%) XHTML
4 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) Behat
5 3 (18.75%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (12.50%) Visualforce
7 1 (6.25%) JSON
7 1 (6.25%) REST
7 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) TDD
2 11 (68.75%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) Content Management
4 6 (37.50%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) CRM
7 2 (12.50%) DevOps
7 2 (12.50%) Email Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) High Availability
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Testing
8 1 (6.25%) API Development
8 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (75.00%) PHP
2 6 (37.50%) PHP 5
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) Apex Code
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) SOQL
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Zend
2 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com