The table below looks at the statistics for OOD 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 OOD over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 139 112 105
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -7
Contract jobs citing OOD 11 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.33% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.44% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £240 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £294 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £34.86 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.41% -7.03%
OOD
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
2506 1839 1687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.68% 76.43% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1754 1145 923
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £481 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 53 76
Average hourly rate £15.36 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £10.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the Yorkshire region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Yorkshire region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

OOD
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 OOD within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -21 9 £350 +33.33% 4
North Yorkshire -5 2 - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 15 (71.43%) OO
2 13 (61.90%) Java
3 11 (52.38%) Unit Testing
4 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
4 10 (47.62%) C++
5 9 (42.86%) Multithreading
6 7 (33.33%) UML
6 7 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (28.57%) MS Visio
7 6 (28.57%) J2EE
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 6 (28.57%) MS Office
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) Retail
7 6 (28.57%) Lotus
7 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (28.57%) TDD
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
8 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (23.81%) JUnit
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) RESTful
8 5 (23.81%) BDD
8 5 (23.81%) Concurrent Programming
9 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
9 4 (19.05%) Android Development
9 4 (19.05%) User Experience
9 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (19.05%) HTML

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
1 6 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (19.05%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JUnit
2 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) Xcode
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.76%) Moq
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Android Developer
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modeller
6 1 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) J2EE
2 5 (23.81%) RESTful
3 4 (19.05%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) REST
5 2 (9.52%) hapi
5 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
6 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
6 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
6 1 (4.76%) Struts
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.76%) Spring
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
6 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
6 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) OO
2 11 (52.38%) Unit Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
4 9 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 7 (33.33%) UML
5 7 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) TDD
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) BDD
7 5 (23.81%) Concurrent Programming
8 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Android Development
8 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Web Development
10 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
10 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
11 1 (4.76%) MVC
11 1 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) C++
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Lotus
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Google