The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 80 93 97
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing OOP 16 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.94% 0.32% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.44% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 7
Average daily rate
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£318 £355 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.56% +22.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £331 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £391 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £64.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1324 1145 1369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.52% 74.35% 73.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 613 777
Average daily rate £350 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +132.25%
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%
OOP
Yorkshire

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 24 July 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 24 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 +14 12 £315 -7.35% 11
Bradford - 3 - -
Halifax - - - - 3
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - -
OOP
Yorkshire

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 37 (77.08%) OO
2 28 (58.33%) PHP
3 20 (41.67%) XML
4 19 (39.58%) HTML
4 19 (39.58%) MVC
5 17 (35.42%) CSS
5 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
6 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (31.25%) PHP5
8 14 (29.17%) MySQL
8 14 (29.17%) SQL
9 13 (27.08%) Java
10 12 (25.00%) C#
10 12 (25.00%) Zend
11 11 (22.92%) jQuery
11 11 (22.92%) Web Services
12 10 (20.83%) VB.NET
12 10 (20.83%) .NET
12 10 (20.83%) TDD
13 9 (18.75%) Internet
14 8 (16.67%) LAMP
14 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
14 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
14 8 (16.67%) Android
14 8 (16.67%) JSON
15 7 (14.58%) Web Development
15 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
15 7 (14.58%) Symfony
15 7 (14.58%) SOAP

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (12.50%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) Moodle
2 5 (10.42%) SugarCRM
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) WordPress
4 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.08%) Node.js
5 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) MySQL
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.25%) SQLite
5 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) Xcode
3 2 (4.17%) PHPUnit
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) Behat
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (91.67%) Developer
2 18 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 7 (14.58%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Android Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (6.25%) iOS Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.08%) C++/Java Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Python Developer
9 1 (2.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) XML
2 19 (39.58%) HTML
3 17 (35.42%) CSS
4 11 (22.92%) jQuery
4 11 (22.92%) Web Services
5 10 (20.83%) .NET
6 8 (16.67%) LAMP
6 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 8 (16.67%) JSON
7 7 (14.58%) Symfony
7 7 (14.58%) SOAP
8 5 (10.42%) HTML5
8 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.33%) LINQ
9 4 (8.33%) REST
9 4 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
9 4 (8.33%) RESTful
10 3 (6.25%) J2ME
11 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
11 2 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Android
2 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (77.08%) OO
2 19 (39.58%) MVC
3 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.83%) TDD
5 7 (14.58%) Web Development
5 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.50%) Scrum
6 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 6 (12.50%) BDD
6 6 (12.50%) Android Development
7 3 (6.25%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
8 2 (4.17%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.17%) Low Latency
8 2 (4.17%) Project Management
8 2 (4.17%) Data Management
8 2 (4.17%) Refactoring
8 2 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) PHP
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.25%) PHP5
4 14 (29.17%) SQL
5 13 (27.08%) Java
6 12 (25.00%) C#
7 10 (20.83%) VB.NET
8 6 (12.50%) C++
8 6 (12.50%) Python
9 5 (10.42%) Ruby
10 3 (6.25%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Zend
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Facebook
4 3 (6.25%) Twitter
4 3 (6.25%) Google