The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 57 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing OO 84 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.14% 2.15% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 2.92% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2109 1817 1448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.81% 73.83% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1376 1123 735
Average daily rate £370 £338 £347
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 37 55
Average hourly rate £17.88 £22.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
West Yorkshire +12 62 £325 +0.77% 38
North Yorkshire -1 10 £279 +1.36% 7
South Yorkshire +4 9 £325 +15.04% 8
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 59 (50.43%) JavaScript
2 57 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (46.15%) MVC
4 53 (45.30%) HTML
4 53 (45.30%) .NET
5 50 (42.74%) C#
5 50 (42.74%) CSS
6 43 (36.75%) TDD
7 42 (35.90%) SQL
8 39 (33.33%) Java
9 35 (29.91%) jQuery
10 34 (29.06%) Oracle
11 31 (26.50%) SQL Server
12 28 (23.93%) ASP.NET
13 23 (19.66%) OOP
14 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
14 22 (18.80%) HTML5
15 21 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (16.24%) Unit Testing
16 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
17 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
17 18 (15.38%) J2EE
18 17 (14.53%) JSON
18 17 (14.53%) Relational Database
19 16 (13.68%) NUnit
20 15 (12.82%) Visual Studio
20 15 (12.82%) Subversion
20 15 (12.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 15 (12.82%) CSS3
20 15 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (6.84%) JBoss
1 8 (6.84%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.27%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.27%) CMS
3 4 (3.42%) Apache
3 4 (3.42%) Node.js
4 3 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.56%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.56%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.56%) IIS
4 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.71%) Jetty
5 2 (1.71%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.53%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.55%) MySQL
4 7 (5.98%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.27%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.56%) Redis
7 3 (2.56%) Riak
8 2 (1.71%) DB2
8 2 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (13.68%) NUnit
2 15 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 15 (12.82%) Subversion
3 12 (10.26%) Rhino Mocks
4 11 (9.40%) JUnit
4 11 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (9.40%) Selenium
5 8 (6.84%) Eclipse
5 8 (6.84%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.13%) DbUnit
7 5 (4.27%) NetBeans
8 3 (2.56%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.56%) Ant
9 2 (1.71%) Maven
9 2 (1.71%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.71%) Grunt
10 1 (0.85%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.85%) Moq
General
1 13 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (2.56%) Back Office
3 2 (1.71%) Banking
3 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (78.63%) Developer
2 34 (29.06%) .NET Developer
3 16 (13.68%) Java Developer
4 14 (11.97%) C# Developer
5 13 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) Software Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) SQL Developer
8 7 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.27%) UI Developer
10 5 (4.27%) UI Programmer
10 5 (4.27%) PHP Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Development Manager
11 4 (3.42%) Consultant
11 4 (3.42%) Java Software Developer
12 3 (2.56%) Sitecore Developer
12 3 (2.56%) E-Commerce Manager
12 3 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (45.30%) HTML
1 53 (45.30%) .NET
2 50 (42.74%) CSS
3 35 (29.91%) jQuery
4 28 (23.93%) ASP.NET
5 22 (18.80%) HTML5
6 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
7 18 (15.38%) J2EE
8 17 (14.53%) JSON
9 15 (12.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 15 (12.82%) CSS3
9 15 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (11.97%) Hibernate
11 13 (11.11%) Ajax
11 13 (11.11%) NHibernate
12 12 (10.26%) WCF
12 12 (10.26%) XML
12 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (9.40%) Web Services
13 11 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) User Experience
2 5 (4.27%) Visualisation
2 5 (4.27%) Chemistry
2 5 (4.27%) Life Science
3 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.56%) W3C
5 2 (1.71%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) Open Source
6 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.85%) iPhone
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.85%) Social Network
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.98%) Linux
2 5 (4.27%) Windows
3 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (46.15%) MVC
3 43 (36.75%) TDD
4 23 (19.66%) OOP
5 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
6 21 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (16.24%) Unit Testing
8 12 (10.26%) E-Commerce
9 11 (9.40%) Multithreading
9 11 (9.40%) Web Development
10 10 (8.55%) Scrum
10 10 (8.55%) OOD
11 6 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.13%) MVVM
12 5 (4.27%) Functional Programming
12 5 (4.27%) Knowledge Discovery
12 5 (4.27%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 5 (4.27%) BDD
12 5 (4.27%) Machine Learning
13 4 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.43%) JavaScript
2 50 (42.74%) C#
3 42 (35.90%) SQL
4 39 (33.33%) Java
5 12 (10.26%) PHP
5 12 (10.26%) PL/SQL
6 11 (9.40%) Python
7 9 (7.69%) VB
8 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
9 7 (5.98%) VB6
10 5 (4.27%) Groovy
11 4 (3.42%) Ruby
12 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.71%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.71%) Perl
13 2 (1.71%) C++
13 2 (1.71%) PHP5
14 1 (0.85%) XPath
14 1 (0.85%) C
14 1 (0.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.85%) MCAD
3 1 (0.85%) MCSD
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.56%) Graphite
1 3 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (29.06%) Oracle
2 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.27%) Zend
4 3 (2.56%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.56%) Twitter
5 2 (1.71%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.85%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.85%) Google
6 1 (0.85%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) Perforce
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago