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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 61 53 88
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +35
Contract jobs citing OO 90 81 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.24% 3.25% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 4.37% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 63 15
Average daily rate
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£335 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £350 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £26.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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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
2252 1852 1361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.18% 74.38% 72.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1557 1227 750
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 48 46
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -48.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -14 73 £335 +4.68% 42
South Yorkshire -5 10 £510 +85.45% 2
North Yorkshire -6 5 £375 +16.27% 8
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 85 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (50.97%) JavaScript
3 66 (42.58%) C#
4 65 (41.94%) .NET
5 64 (41.29%) HTML
6 60 (38.71%) CSS
7 59 (38.06%) MVC
8 56 (36.13%) SQL
9 54 (34.84%) SQL Server
10 52 (33.55%) TDD
11 49 (31.61%) jQuery
12 42 (27.10%) Java
13 34 (21.94%) ASP.NET
14 32 (20.65%) Oracle
14 32 (20.65%) JSON
14 32 (20.65%) Software Engineering
15 31 (20.00%) .NET Framework
15 31 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 30 (19.35%) Microsoft
16 30 (19.35%) NUnit
17 28 (18.06%) NHibernate
17 28 (18.06%) Entity Framework
18 27 (17.42%) Unit Testing
19 26 (16.77%) Rhino Mocks
20 25 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
21 24 (15.48%) Selenium
22 21 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
23 20 (12.90%) HTML5
23 20 (12.90%) OOP
24 19 (12.26%) Relational Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (5.81%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.16%) JBoss
3 6 (3.87%) CMS
4 5 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.23%) Apache
5 3 (1.94%) Node.js
5 3 (1.94%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.94%) IIS
6 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.29%) Jetty
7 1 (0.65%) Drupal
7 1 (0.65%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.29%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (34.84%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.26%) Relational Database
3 16 (10.32%) MySQL
4 7 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.52%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.58%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.29%) DB2
8 2 (1.29%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.65%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.65%) SQLite
9 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (19.35%) NUnit
2 26 (16.77%) Rhino Mocks
3 24 (15.48%) Selenium
4 14 (9.03%) JUnit
5 12 (7.74%) Git (software)
6 11 (7.10%) Visual Studio
7 10 (6.45%) Subversion
8 9 (5.81%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.23%) DbUnit
9 5 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.23%) NetBeans
10 4 (2.58%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.58%) Rational Rose
11 3 (1.94%) Ant
12 2 (1.29%) Grunt
12 2 (1.29%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.29%) Maven
12 2 (1.29%) Moq
12 2 (1.29%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.29%) PHPUnit
General
1 13 (8.39%) Finance
2 5 (3.23%) Back Office
3 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 129 (83.23%) Developer
2 44 (28.39%) .NET Developer
3 22 (14.19%) C# Developer
4 20 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.32%) Software Engineer
6 12 (7.74%) PHP Developer
7 11 (7.10%) Software Developer
8 10 (6.45%) SQL Developer
8 10 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (5.16%) Java Software Engineer
11 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.23%) UI Programmer
12 5 (3.23%) UI Developer
12 5 (3.23%) Java Software Developer
12 5 (3.23%) Web Developer
13 4 (2.58%) Development Manager
13 4 (2.58%) Analyst
13 4 (2.58%) Business Analyst
13 4 (2.58%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (41.94%) .NET
2 64 (41.29%) HTML
3 60 (38.71%) CSS
4 49 (31.61%) jQuery
5 34 (21.94%) ASP.NET
6 32 (20.65%) JSON
7 31 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 31 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 28 (18.06%) NHibernate
8 28 (18.06%) Entity Framework
9 25 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (12.90%) HTML5
11 18 (11.61%) WCF
12 16 (10.32%) J2EE
13 15 (9.68%) XML
14 13 (8.39%) Web Services
14 13 (8.39%) CSS3
14 13 (8.39%) Ajax
15 12 (7.74%) Hibernate
15 12 (7.74%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.81%) User Experience
2 7 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.23%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.23%) Chemistry
3 5 (3.23%) Life Science
3 5 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.94%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.94%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.29%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.29%) NHS
5 2 (1.29%) W3C
6 1 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.32%) Linux
2 7 (4.52%) Windows
3 4 (2.58%) Android
4 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.29%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (38.06%) MVC
3 52 (33.55%) TDD
4 32 (20.65%) Software Engineering
5 27 (17.42%) Unit Testing
6 21 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (12.90%) OOP
8 15 (9.68%) Multithreading
9 14 (9.03%) E-Commerce
10 13 (8.39%) OOD
10 13 (8.39%) Scrum
11 12 (7.74%) Concurrent Programming
12 10 (6.45%) UML
12 10 (6.45%) Web Development
13 9 (5.81%) Test Scripting
13 9 (5.81%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.81%) OO PHP
14 7 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (3.87%) Project Management
15 6 (3.87%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 79 (50.97%) JavaScript
2 66 (42.58%) C#
3 56 (36.13%) SQL
4 42 (27.10%) Java
5 16 (10.32%) Python
5 16 (10.32%) PHP
6 11 (7.10%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.16%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.16%) VB
7 8 (5.16%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.52%) VB6
9 6 (3.87%) C++
9 6 (3.87%) Groovy
10 3 (1.94%) Perl
10 3 (1.94%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.29%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.65%) Scala
12 1 (0.65%) Ruby
12 1 (0.65%) XPath
12 1 (0.65%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (3.87%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.23%) Degree
3 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) MCAD
4 1 (0.65%) MCSD
Vendors
1 32 (20.65%) Oracle
2 30 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.23%) Zend
4 4 (2.58%) Twitter
5 3 (1.94%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.29%) IBM
6 2 (1.29%) Omniture
6 2 (1.29%) Google
7 1 (0.65%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.65%) Perforce
7 1 (0.65%) SAP
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