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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 120 114 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing OOD 9 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.34% 0.17% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.23% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £314 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
2007 1713 1713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 76.69% 74.58% 72.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1032 856
Average daily rate £375 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 72
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.31 £10.50
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%

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 24 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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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 -10 7 £300 - 4
North Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 13
South Yorkshire - - - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (78.95%) OO
2 10 (52.63%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) JUnit
2 10 (52.63%) Subversion
2 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) DbUnit
3 9 (47.37%) J2EE
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 6 (31.58%) .NET
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) XML
5 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) WCF
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
7 4 (21.05%) MVC
7 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (15.79%) Apache Solr
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (15.79%) Lucene.Net
8 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (15.79%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) JUnit
1 10 (52.63%) Subversion
1 10 (52.63%) DbUnit
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) UI Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) J2EE
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 5 (26.32%) WCF
5 3 (15.79%) Lucene
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (15.79%) Lucene.Net
5 3 (15.79%) XSD
5 3 (15.79%) NHibernate
6 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) CSS3
6 2 (10.53%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) REST
7 1 (5.26%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Taxonomies
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Social Network
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) OO
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Web Design
5 2 (10.53%) Content Management
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.26%) Android Development
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore