The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 West 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 40 74 48
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -26
Contract jobs citing OO 62 27 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.70% 1.80% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 2.45% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 14 43
Average daily rate
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£320 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £448 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +105.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1286 1101 1358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.73% 73.20% 73.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 592 787
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +93.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.44 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £41.00 £60.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
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Yorkshire

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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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +29 55 £320 +1.58% 25
Bradford +9 4 £320 +34.73% 2
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 4
Wakefield - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - -
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Yorkshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 42 (37.17%) Java
2 40 (35.40%) OOP
3 39 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (32.74%) Software Engineering
5 36 (31.86%) MVC
6 35 (30.97%) SQL
7 33 (29.20%) C#
7 33 (29.20%) JavaScript
7 33 (29.20%) HTML
8 30 (26.55%) .NET
8 30 (26.55%) PHP
9 29 (25.66%) CSS
9 29 (25.66%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (24.78%) Finance
11 23 (20.35%) C++
11 23 (20.35%) jQuery
12 19 (16.81%) J2EE
13 18 (15.93%) TDD
14 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
14 17 (15.04%) XML
15 16 (14.16%) Oracle
16 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET
16 15 (13.27%) Web Services
16 15 (13.27%) MySQL
17 14 (12.39%) VB.NET
17 14 (12.39%) PHP5
18 11 (9.73%) LAMP
18 11 (9.73%) Visual Studio
19 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
19 10 (8.85%) .NET Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (6.19%) ColdFusion
2 6 (5.31%) Apache
3 5 (4.42%) SugarCRM
3 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.42%) Moodle
4 3 (2.65%) WordPress
5 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.88%) CMS
6 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) FTP
3 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.27%) MySQL
3 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.65%) SQLite
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.77%) QlikView
5 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.88%) MS Access
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (9.73%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.08%) Subversion
3 4 (3.54%) JUnit
4 3 (2.65%) DbUnit
4 3 (2.65%) Xcode
5 2 (1.77%) Maven
5 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.77%) MSTest
5 2 (1.77%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.88%) Behat
6 1 (0.88%) JMeter
6 1 (0.88%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.88%) Selenium
6 1 (0.88%) NUnit
General
1 28 (24.78%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Banking
2 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (69.91%) Developer
2 25 (22.12%) Software Engineer
3 18 (15.93%) PHP Developer
4 17 (15.04%) Java Software Engineer
5 16 (14.16%) .NET Developer
6 14 (12.39%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.85%) Web Developer
7 10 (8.85%) Software Developer
8 9 (7.96%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.19%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (5.31%) C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) C++/Java Developer
11 4 (3.54%) iPhone Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Android Developer
11 4 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) Architect
12 3 (2.65%) Applications Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Mobile Developer
12 3 (2.65%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.20%) HTML
2 30 (26.55%) .NET
3 29 (25.66%) CSS
4 23 (20.35%) jQuery
5 19 (16.81%) J2EE
6 17 (15.04%) XML
7 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET
7 15 (13.27%) Web Services
8 11 (9.73%) LAMP
9 10 (8.85%) .NET Framework
9 10 (8.85%) HTML5
9 10 (8.85%) WCF
10 9 (7.96%) JSON
11 8 (7.08%) Backbone.js
12 7 (6.19%) Spring
12 7 (6.19%) Java EE
12 7 (6.19%) WinForms
13 6 (5.31%) Symfony
13 6 (5.31%) WPF
14 5 (4.42%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.66%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.96%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.42%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.54%) iPhone
4 4 (3.54%) Handset
4 4 (3.54%) iPad
5 3 (2.65%) Open Source
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
6 1 (0.88%) Blog
6 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.08%) Android
1 8 (7.08%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.65%) Linux
3 2 (1.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.40%) OOP
2 39 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (32.74%) Software Engineering
4 36 (31.86%) MVC
5 18 (15.93%) TDD
6 9 (7.96%) Scrum
6 9 (7.96%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.08%) Web Development
7 8 (7.08%) Multithreading
7 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
8 7 (6.19%) Android Development
8 7 (6.19%) iOS Development
9 6 (5.31%) OOD
9 6 (5.31%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (4.42%) BDD
11 4 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.54%) OO PHP
12 3 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (2.65%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (2.65%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.17%) Java
2 35 (30.97%) SQL
3 33 (29.20%) C#
3 33 (29.20%) JavaScript
4 30 (26.55%) PHP
5 23 (20.35%) C++
6 14 (12.39%) VB.NET
6 14 (12.39%) PHP5
7 8 (7.08%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.19%) Objective-C
9 6 (5.31%) Python
10 5 (4.42%) Ruby
11 3 (2.65%) VB
12 1 (0.88%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.88%) Delphi
12 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (14.16%) Oracle
2 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.85%) Zend
3 3 (2.65%) Facebook
3 3 (2.65%) Twitter
3 3 (2.65%) Google
4 1 (0.88%) JBoss
4 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 per day + negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Huddersfield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 24 days ago