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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 68 72 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs citing OO 62 47 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.45% 2.05% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 2.81% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 36 34
Average daily rate
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£323 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £405 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.35 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.49% -9.35%
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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
1985 1675 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.33% 73.05% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 995 746
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 62
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.40 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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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 February 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 February 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 -10 42 £320 -1.53% 39
South Yorkshire +2 9 £325 -5.79% 6
North Yorkshire -2 8 £288 +4.54% 12
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 February 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 54 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (47.52%) JavaScript
3 45 (44.55%) HTML
3 45 (44.55%) MVC
4 44 (43.56%) .NET
5 42 (41.58%) CSS
6 40 (39.60%) C#
7 39 (38.61%) Java
8 34 (33.66%) TDD
9 31 (30.69%) SQL
10 30 (29.70%) jQuery
11 26 (25.74%) ASP.NET
12 22 (21.78%) Oracle
13 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
14 18 (17.82%) OOP
14 18 (17.82%) Subversion
14 18 (17.82%) .NET Framework
15 17 (16.83%) Unit Testing
15 17 (16.83%) HTML5
15 17 (16.83%) Software Engineering
15 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
16 16 (15.84%) J2EE
16 16 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (15.84%) JSON
17 15 (14.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 15 (14.85%) NUnit
18 14 (13.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 13 (12.87%) Relational Database
19 13 (12.87%) Selenium
19 13 (12.87%) Hibernate

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (4.95%) JBoss
1 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.96%) Apache
2 4 (3.96%) CMS
2 4 (3.96%) Node.js
3 3 (2.97%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.98%) IIS
4 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.98%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.98%) Jetty
5 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.99%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.87%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.92%) MySQL
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.96%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.97%) Redis
6 3 (2.97%) Riak
6 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Subversion
2 15 (14.85%) NUnit
3 13 (12.87%) Selenium
4 11 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (10.89%) Rhino Mocks
4 11 (10.89%) JUnit
5 8 (7.92%) DbUnit
6 7 (6.93%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.96%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.97%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.98%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.98%) Grunt
10 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.98%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.98%) Maven
10 2 (1.98%) Ant
10 2 (1.98%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Back Office
3 2 (1.98%) Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (74.26%) Developer
2 28 (27.72%) .NET Developer
3 11 (10.89%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.90%) Software Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) SQL Developer
6 7 (6.93%) C# Developer
6 7 (6.93%) Android Developer
7 5 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (4.95%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Tester
9 3 (2.97%) Development Manager
9 3 (2.97%) E-Commerce Manager
9 3 (2.97%) UI Programmer
9 3 (2.97%) Sitecore Developer
9 3 (2.97%) UI Developer
10 2 (1.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (44.55%) HTML
2 44 (43.56%) .NET
3 42 (41.58%) CSS
4 30 (29.70%) jQuery
5 26 (25.74%) ASP.NET
6 18 (17.82%) .NET Framework
7 17 (16.83%) HTML5
8 16 (15.84%) JSON
8 16 (15.84%) J2EE
9 15 (14.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 14 (13.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (12.87%) XML
11 13 (12.87%) Hibernate
12 12 (11.88%) NHibernate
12 12 (11.88%) REST
12 12 (11.88%) WCF
12 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (10.89%) CSS3
14 10 (9.90%) Ajax
14 10 (9.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) User Experience
2 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.96%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.98%) Open Source
4 2 (1.98%) W3C
4 2 (1.98%) Chemistry
4 2 (1.98%) Life Science
4 2 (1.98%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.99%) iPhone
5 1 (0.99%) Social Network
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.99%) iPad
5 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.90%) Android
2 7 (6.93%) Linux
3 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.96%) Windows
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (44.55%) MVC
3 34 (33.66%) TDD
4 18 (17.82%) OOP
5 17 (16.83%) Software Engineering
5 17 (16.83%) Unit Testing
6 16 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.88%) OOD
8 11 (10.89%) Web Development
9 10 (9.90%) E-Commerce
10 9 (8.91%) Android Development
11 7 (6.93%) Scrum
12 6 (5.94%) Multithreading
12 6 (5.94%) MVVM
13 5 (4.95%) BDD
13 5 (4.95%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 5 (4.95%) SOA
14 4 (3.96%) UML
14 4 (3.96%) OOA/OOD
14 4 (3.96%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.52%) JavaScript
2 40 (39.60%) C#
3 39 (38.61%) Java
4 31 (30.69%) SQL
5 12 (11.88%) PHP
6 7 (6.93%) Python
7 4 (3.96%) Ruby
7 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.97%) PHP5
8 3 (2.97%) VB
8 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.98%) Groovy
9 2 (1.98%) Perl
10 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.99%) C
10 1 (0.99%) VB6
10 1 (0.99%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.97%) VCP4
2 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) MCAD
3 1 (0.99%) MCSD
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.99%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Puppet
1 3 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.97%) Graphite
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) Oracle
2 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) Zend
4 3 (2.97%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.98%) Twitter
6 1 (0.99%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.99%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.99%) Perforce
6 1 (0.99%) Google
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