The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 85 79 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing OOP 8 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.90% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.14% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
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£313 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £352 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £334 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.62% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.81 £12.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+196.56% -53.63%
OOP
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
1253 1138 1412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.36% 78.59% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 638 746
Average daily rate £365 £342 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £33.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £14.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

OOP
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 OOP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 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 -6 3 £270 -16.92% 11
Bradford -1 2 - - 1
Huddersfield - 2 £254 - 1
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - - 1
OOP
Yorkshire

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 27 (87.10%) OO
2 21 (67.74%) PHP
3 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (35.48%) PHP5
4 11 (35.48%) MySQL
4 11 (35.48%) HTML
4 11 (35.48%) CSS
5 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 10 (32.26%) MVC
6 8 (25.81%) LAMP
6 8 (25.81%) Internet
7 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
7 7 (22.58%) XML
7 7 (22.58%) Apache
7 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
7 7 (22.58%) VB.NET
7 7 (22.58%) .NET
7 7 (22.58%) C#
7 7 (22.58%) Zend
8 6 (19.35%) Web Development
8 6 (19.35%) TDD
8 6 (19.35%) Java
8 6 (19.35%) Web Services
9 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
9 5 (16.13%) SOAP
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
9 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.13%) Symfony

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.68%) SugarCRM
3 3 (9.68%) Moodle
4 2 (6.45%) WordPress
5 1 (3.23%) CMS
5 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.68%) SQLite
5 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) Xcode
4 2 (6.45%) Bazaar
4 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
4 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) PHP Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Web Developer
4 6 (19.35%) PHP Web Developer
4 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (9.68%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Magento Developer
7 1 (3.23%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) HTML
1 11 (35.48%) CSS
2 8 (25.81%) LAMP
3 7 (22.58%) XML
3 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
3 7 (22.58%) .NET
4 6 (19.35%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) SOAP
5 5 (16.13%) Symfony
6 4 (12.90%) REST
6 4 (12.90%) jQuery
6 4 (12.90%) JSON
7 3 (9.68%) LINQ
7 3 (9.68%) RESTful
7 3 (9.68%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.45%) Laravel
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 2 (6.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Android
2 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) OO
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) MVC
4 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
5 6 (19.35%) Web Development
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
6 5 (16.13%) BDD
7 4 (12.90%) Android Development
8 3 (9.68%) Software Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) iOS Development
9 2 (6.45%) Low Latency
9 2 (6.45%) OO PHP
9 2 (6.45%) Information Architecture
9 2 (6.45%) OWASP
9 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.45%) Scrum
10 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
10 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) PHP
2 11 (35.48%) PHP5
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 7 (22.58%) VB.NET
4 7 (22.58%) C#
5 6 (19.35%) Java
6 3 (9.68%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Zend
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle