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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 81 44 67
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +23
Contract jobs citing OO 22 52 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.24% 3.39% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 4.36% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £323 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £247 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -8.33%
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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
1374 1192 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.19% 77.60% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 720 658
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.83 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £26.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -32 19 £320 -1.53% 14
Bradford -3 3 £350 - 2
Castleford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 2
Huddersfield - - - - 2
Mirfield - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 4
Wetherby - - - -
Batley - - - - 1
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Yorkshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 27 (40.91%) Java
2 25 (37.88%) MVC
3 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (28.79%) C#
4 19 (28.79%) .NET
4 19 (28.79%) CSS
5 18 (27.27%) HTML
5 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 17 (25.76%) SQL
7 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
8 14 (21.21%) J2EE
8 14 (21.21%) Oracle
8 14 (21.21%) jQuery
9 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
10 12 (18.18%) PHP
10 12 (18.18%) OOP
11 10 (15.15%) Subversion
11 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
11 10 (15.15%) Finance
12 9 (13.64%) TDD
12 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework
13 8 (12.12%) WCF
13 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
13 8 (12.12%) OOD
13 8 (12.12%) C++
14 7 (10.61%) Web Services
14 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
14 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (10.61%) HTML5

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (4.55%) Apache
1 3 (4.55%) CMS
1 3 (4.55%) Node.js
1 3 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.03%) WordPress
2 2 (3.03%) ColdFusion
2 2 (3.03%) JBoss
2 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.58%) MySQL
4 3 (4.55%) SQLite
4 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.55%) Redis
4 3 (4.55%) Riak
5 2 (3.03%) DB2
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Subversion
2 6 (9.09%) DbUnit
2 6 (9.09%) JUnit
3 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (4.55%) Xcode
4 3 (4.55%) Selenium
4 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.55%) MSTest
5 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.03%) Bazaar
6 1 (1.52%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (68.18%) Developer
2 11 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Web Developer
6 6 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.06%) iOS Developer
8 4 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Tester
9 3 (4.55%) ABAP Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) C++/Java Developer
9 3 (4.55%) SAP HCM Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
10 2 (3.03%) UI Programmer
10 2 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) .NET
1 19 (28.79%) CSS
2 18 (27.27%) HTML
3 14 (21.21%) J2EE
3 14 (21.21%) jQuery
4 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
5 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework
6 8 (12.12%) WCF
7 7 (10.61%) Web Services
7 7 (10.61%) HTML5
7 7 (10.61%) REST
8 6 (9.09%) Backbone.js
8 6 (9.09%) WinForms
8 6 (9.09%) XML
9 5 (7.58%) SOAP
9 5 (7.58%) BAPI
9 5 (7.58%) CSS3
10 4 (6.06%) WPF
10 4 (6.06%) LINQ
10 4 (6.06%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.58%) N-Tier
2 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
4 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.03%) Open Source
5 1 (1.52%) iPad
5 1 (1.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Android
1 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.55%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) MVC
2 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
4 12 (18.18%) OOP
5 9 (13.64%) TDD
6 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
6 8 (12.12%) OOD
7 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.58%) Web Development
8 4 (6.06%) Android Development
8 4 (6.06%) iOS Development
8 4 (6.06%) Multithreading
9 3 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (4.55%) DSDM
9 3 (4.55%) Migration
9 3 (4.55%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.55%) BDD
9 3 (4.55%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.55%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) Java
2 19 (28.79%) C#
3 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.76%) SQL
5 12 (18.18%) PHP
6 8 (12.12%) C++
7 6 (9.09%) PHP5
8 5 (7.58%) ABAP
9 4 (6.06%) SAPscript
10 3 (4.55%) Python
10 3 (4.55%) Objective-C
10 3 (4.55%) Ruby
11 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.52%) C
12 1 (1.52%) VB
12 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Puppet
1 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Oracle
2 5 (7.58%) SAP
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) Zend
4 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
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