The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 57 56 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing OO 36 43 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.19% 2.91% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 3.69% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 53
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +143.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -10.00%
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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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1272 1164 1449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.42% 78.81% 77.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 630 784
Average daily rate £355 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 35
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.26% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Leeds +3 28 £300 -4.07% 21
Bradford 0 5 £320 - 3
Huddersfield +2 1 £320 -
Halifax - - - - 3
Wakefield - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - - 1
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Yorkshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 51 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (43.75%) Java
3 33 (29.46%) HTML
4 32 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 32 (28.57%) MVC
5 31 (27.68%) JavaScript
5 31 (27.68%) SQL
5 31 (27.68%) CSS
5 31 (27.68%) OOP
6 26 (23.21%) C#
6 26 (23.21%) PHP
6 26 (23.21%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (22.32%) .NET
8 20 (17.86%) J2EE
9 19 (16.96%) C++
10 18 (16.07%) SQL Server
10 18 (16.07%) Finance
10 18 (16.07%) jQuery
11 16 (14.29%) Subversion
11 16 (14.29%) Web Services
12 15 (13.39%) Oracle
13 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 14 (12.50%) PHP5
14 12 (10.71%) OOD
14 12 (10.71%) E-Commerce
14 12 (10.71%) XML
14 12 (10.71%) LAMP
14 12 (10.71%) TDD
14 12 (10.71%) .NET Framework
15 11 (9.82%) Visual Studio

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 8 (7.14%) Apache
2 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.57%) Moodle
3 4 (3.57%) SugarCRM
4 3 (2.68%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.68%) CMS
5 2 (1.79%) WordPress
5 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.89%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.89%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) SAP HCM
1 4 (3.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.89%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.93%) MySQL
3 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.68%) SQLite
6 2 (1.79%) QlikView
6 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.79%) DB2
7 1 (0.89%) MS Access
7 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) Subversion
2 11 (9.82%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.04%) JUnit
4 8 (7.14%) DbUnit
5 3 (2.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (2.68%) Selenium
5 3 (2.68%) Xcode
5 3 (2.68%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.68%) MSTest
5 3 (2.68%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.79%) Bazaar
6 2 (1.79%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.79%) Maven
6 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.89%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.89%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (16.07%) Finance
2 1 (0.89%) Marketing
2 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (66.96%) Developer
2 21 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 16 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 16 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 15 (13.39%) PHP Developer
5 12 (10.71%) Web Developer
6 8 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
8 6 (5.36%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Consultant
9 5 (4.46%) Android Developer
10 4 (3.57%) C++/Java Developer
10 4 (3.57%) iPhone Developer
10 4 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
11 3 (2.68%) Tester
11 3 (2.68%) Applications Developer
11 3 (2.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (2.68%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.46%) HTML
2 31 (27.68%) CSS
3 25 (22.32%) .NET
4 20 (17.86%) J2EE
5 18 (16.07%) jQuery
6 16 (14.29%) Web Services
7 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 12 (10.71%) XML
8 12 (10.71%) LAMP
8 12 (10.71%) .NET Framework
9 11 (9.82%) HTML5
10 9 (8.04%) SOAP
11 8 (7.14%) REST
11 8 (7.14%) JSON
11 8 (7.14%) WinForms
12 7 (6.25%) Spring
12 7 (6.25%) Backbone.js
12 7 (6.25%) LINQ
13 6 (5.36%) CSS3
13 6 (5.36%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.21%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.57%) iPhone
3 4 (3.57%) iPad
3 4 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.57%) Handset
4 3 (2.68%) Open Source
5 2 (1.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.89%) Blog
6 1 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.04%) Android
2 8 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.57%) Windows
4 3 (2.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 32 (28.57%) MVC
3 31 (27.68%) OOP
4 12 (10.71%) OOD
4 12 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 12 (10.71%) TDD
5 9 (8.04%) Web Development
5 9 (8.04%) Unit Testing
6 8 (7.14%) Android Development
7 7 (6.25%) iOS Development
8 6 (5.36%) OO PHP
9 5 (4.46%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (4.46%) Scrum
10 4 (3.57%) Multithreading
10 4 (3.57%) BDD
10 4 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (2.68%) DSDM
11 3 (2.68%) UML
11 3 (2.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (43.75%) Java
2 31 (27.68%) JavaScript
2 31 (27.68%) SQL
3 26 (23.21%) C#
3 26 (23.21%) PHP
4 19 (16.96%) C++
5 14 (12.50%) PHP5
6 9 (8.04%) VB.NET
7 7 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 5 (4.46%) ABAP
9 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.57%) SAPscript
10 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.79%) Python
12 1 (0.89%) VB
12 1 (0.89%) Delphi
12 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) Oracle
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.36%) Zend
4 5 (4.46%) SAP
5 3 (2.68%) JBoss
6 2 (1.79%) IBM
7 1 (0.89%) EPiServer
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 13 hours ago