The first table below looks at the demand for OOD 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 OOD over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 87 87 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -34
Contract jobs citing OOD 4 12 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.79% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.06% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 20
Average daily rate
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£235 £313 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.80% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £293 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £343 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+34.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1318 1135 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.62% 74.82% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 612 776
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 £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OOD
Yorkshire

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

OOD
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 OOD within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Leeds -6 3 £235 -21.66% 1
Wakefield - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
OOD
Yorkshire

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 6 (85.71%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Spring Batch
4 3 (42.86%) DbUnit
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
6 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (14.29%) Social Media
6 1 (14.29%) CSS3
6 1 (14.29%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Blog
6 1 (14.29%) Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (14.29%) Online Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) DbUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UI Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
1 4 (57.14%) Spring Batch
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Blog
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (14.29%) Online Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
1 1 (14.29%) EPiServer