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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 93 47 60
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +13
Contract jobs citing OO 38 76 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.43% 3.37% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 4.52% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 28
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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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
2030 1681 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 76.57% 74.45% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1019 859
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 50 69
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
West Yorkshire -42 20 £325 - 24
North Yorkshire -8 10 £300 -14.28% 20
South Yorkshire -6 2 - - 10
East Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 7
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 39 (43.82%) MVC
2 37 (41.57%) HTML
3 36 (40.45%) .NET
4 35 (39.33%) C#
5 34 (38.20%) CSS
6 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (34.83%) Java
8 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
8 25 (28.09%) HTML5
9 24 (26.97%) OOP
10 23 (25.84%) Subversion
11 22 (24.72%) SQL
11 22 (24.72%) CSS3
12 20 (22.47%) TDD
13 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET
13 18 (20.22%) SQL Server
13 18 (20.22%) jQuery
14 15 (16.85%) MVVM
15 14 (15.73%) REST
15 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (15.73%) Visual Studio
15 14 (15.73%) J2EE
15 14 (15.73%) OOD
16 13 (14.61%) XML
16 13 (14.61%) Oracle
16 13 (14.61%) Software Engineering
16 13 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (13.48%) Web Development
17 12 (13.48%) PHP
18 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 6 (6.74%) CMS
2 4 (4.49%) Apache
3 3 (3.37%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.37%) Node.js
3 3 (3.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.25%) JBoss
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.25%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.12%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (7.87%) MySQL
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.37%) Redis
3 3 (3.37%) Riak
3 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.37%) SQLite
3 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.25%) DB2
5 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (25.84%) Subversion
2 14 (15.73%) Visual Studio
3 13 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (10.11%) JUnit
4 9 (10.11%) DbUnit
5 3 (3.37%) Xcode
5 3 (3.37%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (3.37%) Selenium
5 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.37%) MSTest
5 3 (3.37%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.25%) Bazaar
7 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.12%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (6.74%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Banking
2 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (74.16%) Developer
2 23 (25.84%) .NET Developer
3 8 (8.99%) Java Developer
3 8 (8.99%) Web Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Software Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Android Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.62%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.49%) iOS Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Tester
7 4 (4.49%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) ABAP Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Sitecore Developer
8 3 (3.37%) SAP HCM Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.37%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (2.25%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.25%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (41.57%) HTML
2 36 (40.45%) .NET
3 34 (38.20%) CSS
4 25 (28.09%) HTML5
5 22 (24.72%) CSS3
6 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET
6 18 (20.22%) jQuery
7 14 (15.73%) REST
7 14 (15.73%) J2EE
8 13 (14.61%) XML
9 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (11.24%) Razor View Engine
10 10 (11.24%) Web Services
11 9 (10.11%) WCF
12 7 (7.87%) Android SDK
13 6 (6.74%) WinForms
14 5 (5.62%) BAPI
14 5 (5.62%) .NET Framework
14 5 (5.62%) Ajax
14 5 (5.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) W3C
2 5 (5.62%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.49%) User Experience
3 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.25%) Open Source
5 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.12%) iPhone
6 1 (1.12%) Social Network
6 1 (1.12%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) Android
2 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.37%) Windows
3 3 (3.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) MVC
2 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.97%) OOP
4 20 (22.47%) TDD
5 15 (16.85%) MVVM
6 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (15.73%) OOD
7 13 (14.61%) Software Engineering
8 12 (13.48%) Web Development
9 11 (12.36%) Android Development
10 7 (7.87%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.62%) iOS Development
11 5 (5.62%) OO PHP
11 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.49%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (3.37%) Web Design
13 3 (3.37%) Migration
13 3 (3.37%) DSDM
13 3 (3.37%) Test Scripting
13 3 (3.37%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.33%) C#
2 31 (34.83%) Java
3 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
4 22 (24.72%) SQL
5 12 (13.48%) PHP
6 7 (7.87%) PHP5
7 6 (6.74%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.62%) ABAP
9 4 (4.49%) Python
9 4 (4.49%) SAPscript
10 3 (3.37%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.37%) Ruby
11 2 (2.25%) VB
11 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.25%) C++
12 1 (1.12%) VB6
12 1 (1.12%) Perl
12 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.37%) Graphite
1 3 (3.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Oracle
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.62%) SAP
4 3 (3.37%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.25%) Zend
5 2 (2.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) Google
6 1 (1.12%) Xamarin
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