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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 35 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.59% 0.55% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.86% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£275 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% +13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
OOP
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
234 233 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 69.23% 64.01% 66.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 141 123
Average daily rate £333 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £44.60 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.39% +98.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £28.08 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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 +11 2 £275 -25.67% 5
Doncaster - - - - 1
OOP
Yorkshire

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) WordPress
3 2 (40.00%) osCommerce
3 2 (40.00%) Magento
3 2 (40.00%) Zen Cart
3 2 (40.00%) Drupal
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) X++
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) WordPress
1 2 (40.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) osCommerce
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
1 2 (40.00%) Zen Cart
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) X++
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft