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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 47 65 38
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Contract jobs citing OO 49 30 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.94% 1.98% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 2.64% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 56
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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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £360 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 £45.00 £64.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -29.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £40.10 £27.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £45.00 £100.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1297 1136 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.71% 75.13% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 604 772
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 35
Average hourly rate £14.25 £33.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.81% +88.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.90 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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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 1 August 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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Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 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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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 +14 39 £320 +6.57% 25
Bradford +10 5 £320 +34.73% 1
Halifax - - - - 2
Huddersfield - - - - 4
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
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Yorkshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (36.21%) Java
2 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (31.90%) HTML
4 36 (31.03%) OOP
4 36 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 36 (31.03%) MVC
5 35 (30.17%) Software Engineering
6 34 (29.31%) CSS
7 33 (28.45%) SQL
8 32 (27.59%) PHP
9 31 (26.72%) C#
10 29 (25.00%) .NET
11 28 (24.14%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (20.69%) jQuery
13 23 (19.83%) C++
13 23 (19.83%) Finance
14 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
15 18 (15.52%) J2EE
15 18 (15.52%) Web Services
16 17 (14.66%) XML
16 17 (14.66%) TDD
17 16 (13.79%) PHP5
18 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET
19 14 (12.07%) MySQL
19 14 (12.07%) Oracle
20 13 (11.21%) HTML5
21 12 (10.34%) .NET Framework
21 12 (10.34%) Visual Studio
22 11 (9.48%) VB.NET
22 11 (9.48%) LAMP

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (5.17%) ColdFusion
1 6 (5.17%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.17%) Apache
2 5 (4.31%) Moodle
2 5 (4.31%) SugarCRM
3 3 (2.59%) WordPress
3 3 (2.59%) CMS
4 1 (0.86%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Magento
2 4 (3.45%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.86%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.86%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.07%) MySQL
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.59%) SQLite
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.72%) QlikView
7 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.86%) MS Access
7 1 (0.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.90%) Subversion
3 4 (3.45%) JUnit
3 4 (3.45%) MSTest
4 3 (2.59%) DbUnit
4 3 (2.59%) Xcode
5 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.72%) Maven
5 2 (1.72%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.86%) Selenium
6 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.86%) Behat
6 1 (0.86%) NUnit
6 1 (0.86%) JMeter
6 1 (0.86%) Rational Rose
General
1 23 (19.83%) Finance
2 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
2 2 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (0.86%) Marketing
3 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (68.97%) Developer
2 24 (20.69%) Software Engineer
3 20 (17.24%) PHP Developer
4 17 (14.66%) .NET Developer
4 17 (14.66%) Java Software Engineer
5 13 (11.21%) Java Developer
6 11 (9.48%) Software Developer
6 11 (9.48%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.03%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.03%) PHP Web Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Consultant
8 6 (5.17%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.45%) iPhone Developer
9 4 (3.45%) C++/Java Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.59%) SAP HCM Consultant
10 3 (2.59%) iOS Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.90%) HTML
2 34 (29.31%) CSS
3 29 (25.00%) .NET
4 24 (20.69%) jQuery
5 18 (15.52%) J2EE
5 18 (15.52%) Web Services
6 17 (14.66%) XML
7 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET
8 13 (11.21%) HTML5
9 12 (10.34%) .NET Framework
10 11 (9.48%) LAMP
11 8 (6.90%) WinForms
11 8 (6.90%) JSON
11 8 (6.90%) WCF
11 8 (6.90%) LINQ
12 7 (6.03%) CSS3
12 7 (6.03%) Backbone.js
12 7 (6.03%) Spring
12 7 (6.03%) Java EE
13 6 (5.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.14%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.31%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.45%) Handset
4 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.45%) iPad
4 4 (3.45%) iPhone
5 3 (2.59%) Open Source
6 1 (0.86%) Blog
6 1 (0.86%) Social Media
6 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.90%) Android
1 8 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.45%) Windows
3 2 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.03%) OOP
2 36 (31.03%) MVC
3 35 (30.17%) Software Engineering
4 17 (14.66%) TDD
5 10 (8.62%) E-Commerce
6 9 (7.76%) Web Development
7 8 (6.90%) Scrum
7 8 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 8 (6.90%) Multithreading
8 7 (6.03%) Android Development
8 7 (6.03%) iOS Development
9 6 (5.17%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (5.17%) OOD
9 6 (5.17%) OO PHP
10 5 (4.31%) BDD
11 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (2.59%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.59%) Software Architecture
12 3 (2.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.21%) Java
2 36 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 33 (28.45%) SQL
4 32 (27.59%) PHP
5 31 (26.72%) C#
6 23 (19.83%) C++
7 16 (13.79%) PHP5
8 11 (9.48%) VB.NET
9 7 (6.03%) Objective-C
9 7 (6.03%) PL/SQL
10 6 (5.17%) Python
11 5 (4.31%) Ruby
11 5 (4.31%) ABAP
12 4 (3.45%) SAPscript
13 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.59%) VB
14 1 (0.86%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (7.76%) Degree
2 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (12.07%) Oracle
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.62%) Zend
3 5 (4.31%) SAP
4 3 (2.59%) Facebook
4 3 (2.59%) Twitter
4 3 (2.59%) Google
5 2 (1.72%) JBoss
6 1 (0.86%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.86%) IBM
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