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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 71 55 73
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing OO 70 66 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.35% 2.82% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.71% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 22
Average daily rate
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£344 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £224 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £353 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £26.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
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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
2377 1781 1549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.68% 75.98% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1109 843
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 51 63
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.90% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -18 58 £335 +4.68% 55
North Yorkshire -4 9 £391 +30.41% 8
South Yorkshire -7 3 £438 - 5
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 83 (52.87%) JavaScript
2 80 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (40.76%) HTML
4 62 (39.49%) CSS
5 60 (38.22%) C#
6 58 (36.94%) .NET
7 53 (33.76%) SQL Server
8 52 (33.12%) SQL
9 51 (32.48%) MVC
10 49 (31.21%) TDD
11 47 (29.94%) jQuery
12 33 (21.02%) Java
13 32 (20.38%) Software Engineering
14 28 (17.83%) Oracle
15 25 (15.92%) JSON
15 25 (15.92%) HTML5
15 25 (15.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 24 (15.29%) NHibernate
16 24 (15.29%) NUnit
16 24 (15.29%) Microsoft
17 23 (14.65%) OOP
17 23 (14.65%) ASP.NET
17 23 (14.65%) .NET Framework
18 21 (13.38%) WCF
18 21 (13.38%) Rhino Mocks
18 21 (13.38%) Entity Framework
18 21 (13.38%) AngularJS
19 20 (12.74%) Unit Testing
20 19 (12.10%) Selenium
20 19 (12.10%) PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.10%) Node.js
2 5 (3.18%) Apache
2 5 (3.18%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.55%) JBoss
3 4 (2.55%) CMS
3 4 (2.55%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.91%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.91%) IIS
5 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.64%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.64%) Drupal
6 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.64%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.91%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) HTTP
1 1 (0.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (33.76%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.10%) MySQL
3 10 (6.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.73%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.10%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.82%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.18%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.27%) DB2
8 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.64%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (15.29%) NUnit
2 21 (13.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 19 (12.10%) Selenium
4 14 (8.92%) Git (software)
5 13 (8.28%) Visual Studio
6 8 (5.10%) Rational Rose
7 7 (4.46%) Eclipse
7 7 (4.46%) JUnit
8 6 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.18%) NetBeans
9 5 (3.18%) Subversion
10 4 (2.55%) Maven
10 4 (2.55%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.55%) Grunt
11 3 (1.91%) Mocha
12 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.27%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.27%) Moq
12 2 (1.27%) Xcode
12 2 (1.27%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (7.64%) Finance
2 5 (3.18%) Back Office
3 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.64%) Games
4 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 129 (82.17%) Developer
2 37 (23.57%) .NET Developer
3 23 (14.65%) C# Developer
4 16 (10.19%) PHP Developer
5 15 (9.55%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (8.28%) Software Engineer
8 11 (7.01%) Software Developer
8 11 (7.01%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (6.37%) Analyst
10 8 (5.10%) Business Analyst
10 8 (5.10%) Java Software Engineer
11 6 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.82%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.82%) Web Developer
12 5 (3.18%) SQL Developer
12 5 (3.18%) UI Programmer
12 5 (3.18%) UI Developer
12 5 (3.18%) Java Software Developer
13 4 (2.55%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (40.76%) HTML
2 62 (39.49%) CSS
3 58 (36.94%) .NET
4 47 (29.94%) jQuery
5 25 (15.92%) JSON
5 25 (15.92%) HTML5
5 25 (15.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 24 (15.29%) NHibernate
7 23 (14.65%) .NET Framework
7 23 (14.65%) ASP.NET
8 21 (13.38%) WCF
8 21 (13.38%) AngularJS
8 21 (13.38%) Entity Framework
9 19 (12.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (10.19%) CSS3
11 13 (8.28%) Ajax
12 12 (7.64%) RESTful
13 11 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (7.01%) XML
13 11 (7.01%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.10%) User Experience
2 6 (3.82%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.18%) Chemistry
3 5 (3.18%) Life Science
3 5 (3.18%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.55%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.91%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.91%) NHS
6 2 (1.27%) W3C
6 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.27%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.64%) iPad
7 1 (0.64%) iPhone
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.19%) Linux
2 6 (3.82%) Windows
3 4 (2.55%) Android
3 4 (2.55%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.27%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.64%) UNIX
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (32.48%) MVC
3 49 (31.21%) TDD
4 32 (20.38%) Software Engineering
5 23 (14.65%) OOP
6 20 (12.74%) Unit Testing
7 16 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (9.55%) Scrum
9 14 (8.92%) Multithreading
10 13 (8.28%) Concurrent Programming
11 12 (7.64%) E-Commerce
11 12 (7.64%) OOD
12 11 (7.01%) UML
12 11 (7.01%) Project Management
13 10 (6.37%) PRINCE2
13 10 (6.37%) BDD
14 9 (5.73%) Test Scripting
14 9 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (5.73%) Configuration Management
15 8 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (52.87%) JavaScript
2 60 (38.22%) C#
3 52 (33.12%) SQL
4 33 (21.02%) Java
5 19 (12.10%) PHP
6 16 (10.19%) Python
7 9 (5.73%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.73%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.10%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.46%) C++
9 7 (4.46%) VB
9 7 (4.46%) VB6
10 6 (3.82%) Groovy
11 4 (2.55%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.91%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.91%) Perl
13 2 (1.27%) C
13 2 (1.27%) PHP5
14 1 (0.64%) Scala
14 1 (0.64%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 7 (4.46%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) ISEB
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.64%) MCAD
3 1 (0.64%) MCSD
3 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (17.83%) Oracle
2 24 (15.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.55%) Google
4 3 (1.91%) Zend
4 3 (1.91%) Omniture
4 3 (1.91%) Twitter
5 2 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (0.64%) SAP
6 1 (0.64%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.64%) DevExpress
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