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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 59 59 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -33
Contract jobs citing OO 58 64 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.43% 2.91% 5.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 3.91% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 97
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£300 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £355 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £64.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -29.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -8.75%
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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
1768 1637 1934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.10% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 893 1048
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 72 48
Average hourly rate £15.39 £36.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.26% +108.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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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 21 August 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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Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 August 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 +14 47 £300 -4.00% 26
North Yorkshire -4 13 £300 -0.41% 10
South Yorkshire -2 1 - - 9
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 52 (37.96%) MVC
2 51 (37.23%) HTML
3 48 (35.04%) Java
3 48 (35.04%) CSS
4 44 (32.12%) OOP
4 44 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (31.39%) C#
6 42 (30.66%) .NET
7 41 (29.93%) JavaScript
8 38 (27.74%) SQL
9 36 (26.28%) Software Engineering
10 31 (22.63%) PHP
11 28 (20.44%) jQuery
11 28 (20.44%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (18.25%) TDD
13 23 (16.79%) C++
13 23 (16.79%) SQL Server
13 23 (16.79%) ASP.NET
13 23 (16.79%) Finance
13 23 (16.79%) HTML5
14 22 (16.06%) J2EE
15 21 (15.33%) Web Services
16 19 (13.87%) XML
17 17 (12.41%) CSS3
18 16 (11.68%) MySQL
18 16 (11.68%) Oracle
18 16 (11.68%) Visual Studio
18 16 (11.68%) Subversion
19 15 (10.95%) Web Development
19 15 (10.95%) PHP5

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (5.84%) Apache
2 6 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.38%) ColdFusion
3 4 (2.92%) CMS
3 4 (2.92%) SugarCRM
3 4 (2.92%) WordPress
3 4 (2.92%) Moodle
4 2 (1.46%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.46%) Drupal
4 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.73%) IIS
5 1 (0.73%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Magento
2 4 (2.92%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.46%) osCommerce
3 2 (1.46%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.73%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.73%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.30%) Internet
2 1 (0.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.68%) MySQL
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.19%) SQLite
5 2 (1.46%) QlikView
5 2 (1.46%) DB2
5 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.73%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (11.68%) Visual Studio
1 16 (11.68%) Subversion
2 7 (5.11%) JUnit
3 6 (4.38%) DbUnit
3 6 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.19%) MSTest
4 3 (2.19%) Xcode
5 2 (1.46%) Maven
5 2 (1.46%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.73%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.73%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.73%) NUnit
6 1 (0.73%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.73%) Moq
6 1 (0.73%) Bazaar
6 1 (0.73%) NSubstitute
6 1 (0.73%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (16.79%) Finance
2 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.73%) Banking
2 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
2 1 (0.73%) Marketing
2 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 101 (73.72%) Developer
2 26 (18.98%) .NET Developer
3 23 (16.79%) Software Engineer
4 18 (13.14%) Java Developer
4 18 (13.14%) PHP Developer
5 17 (12.41%) Java Software Engineer
6 15 (10.95%) C# Developer
7 14 (10.22%) Web Developer
8 11 (8.03%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.11%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Consultant
10 6 (4.38%) C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) SAP Consultant
11 4 (2.92%) iPhone Developer
11 4 (2.92%) C++/Java Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Android Developer
12 3 (2.19%) iOS Developer
12 3 (2.19%) .NET Software Developer
12 3 (2.19%) SAP HCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (37.23%) HTML
2 48 (35.04%) CSS
3 42 (30.66%) .NET
4 28 (20.44%) jQuery
5 23 (16.79%) ASP.NET
5 23 (16.79%) HTML5
6 22 (16.06%) J2EE
7 21 (15.33%) Web Services
8 19 (13.87%) XML
9 17 (12.41%) CSS3
10 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (9.49%) .NET Framework
11 11 (8.03%) LAMP
12 10 (7.30%) WCF
13 9 (6.57%) Java EE
13 9 (6.57%) JSON
13 9 (6.57%) Spring
14 8 (5.84%) WinForms
14 8 (5.84%) LINQ
15 7 (5.11%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.44%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.65%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.92%) iPad
4 4 (2.92%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.92%) W3C
4 4 (2.92%) Handset
4 4 (2.92%) iPhone
5 3 (2.19%) Open Source
6 2 (1.46%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.73%) Social Media
7 1 (0.73%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.84%) Android
1 8 (5.84%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.92%) Windows
3 2 (1.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.96%) MVC
2 44 (32.12%) OOP
2 44 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (26.28%) Software Engineering
4 25 (18.25%) TDD
5 15 (10.95%) Web Development
6 13 (9.49%) OOD
7 12 (8.76%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.84%) Scrum
8 8 (5.84%) Unit Testing
8 8 (5.84%) MVVM
9 7 (5.11%) Android Development
9 7 (5.11%) iOS Development
9 7 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.11%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (4.38%) Multithreading
11 5 (3.65%) OO PHP
11 5 (3.65%) BDD
12 4 (2.92%) Software Architecture
12 4 (2.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.04%) Java
2 43 (31.39%) C#
3 41 (29.93%) JavaScript
4 38 (27.74%) SQL
5 31 (22.63%) PHP
6 23 (16.79%) C++
7 15 (10.95%) PHP5
8 10 (7.30%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.11%) Objective-C
9 7 (5.11%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.38%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.38%) Python
11 5 (3.65%) ABAP
11 5 (3.65%) Ruby
12 4 (2.92%) SAPscript
13 3 (2.19%) VB
14 1 (0.73%) Delphi
14 1 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (6.57%) Degree
2 8 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (11.68%) Oracle
2 11 (8.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.57%) Zend
4 5 (3.65%) SAP
5 4 (2.92%) JBoss
5 4 (2.92%) Twitter
6 3 (2.19%) Facebook
6 3 (2.19%) Google
7 2 (1.46%) IBM
8 1 (0.73%) EPiServer
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