The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 109 98 96
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing OOP 28 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.09% 0.98% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.34% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 4
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£375 £325 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +46.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £215 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -
OOP
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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
2025 1712 1458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.76% 73.19% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1354 1021 727
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 38 61
Average hourly rate £17.69 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.60 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

OOP
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 OOP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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 -7 23 £375 +15.38% 23
North Yorkshire -1 4 £355 - 3
South Yorkshire -4 1 £350 +13.82% 3
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
2 20 (51.28%) CSS
3 19 (48.72%) HTML
4 18 (46.15%) OO
5 16 (41.03%) MVC
6 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (33.33%) TDD
7 13 (33.33%) C#
7 13 (33.33%) Java
8 12 (30.77%) XML
9 11 (28.21%) MySQL
10 10 (25.64%) .NET
10 10 (25.64%) PHP
10 10 (25.64%) SQL
10 10 (25.64%) HTML5
11 9 (23.08%) CSS3
11 9 (23.08%) Subversion
12 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (17.95%) BDD
13 7 (17.95%) Android
13 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
13 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
13 7 (17.95%) Web Services
13 7 (17.95%) Python
14 6 (15.38%) LAMP
14 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (15.38%) jQuery
14 6 (15.38%) Zend
14 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
14 6 (15.38%) Doctrine

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) Drupal
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
1 1 (2.56%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQLite
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Subversion
2 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
3 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (10.26%) PHPUnit
4 4 (10.26%) Maven
4 4 (10.26%) JIRA
4 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.69%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.56%) NUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 6 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 5 (12.82%) PHP Zend Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Release Manager
4 4 (10.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Android Developer
6 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
6 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Mobility Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) CSS
2 19 (48.72%) HTML
3 12 (30.77%) XML
4 10 (25.64%) .NET
4 10 (25.64%) HTML5
5 9 (23.08%) CSS3
6 7 (17.95%) Web Services
7 6 (15.38%) LAMP
7 6 (15.38%) jQuery
7 6 (15.38%) Doctrine
8 5 (12.82%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
9 4 (10.26%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (7.69%) JFreeChart
10 3 (7.69%) JavaFX
10 3 (7.69%) RESTful
10 3 (7.69%) JFace
10 3 (7.69%) REST
10 3 (7.69%) J2EE
10 3 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (7.69%) Chemistry
2 3 (7.69%) Life Science
2 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Android
2 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) OO
2 16 (41.03%) MVC
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (33.33%) TDD
5 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.95%) BDD
7 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 5 (12.82%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 5 (12.82%) MVVM
9 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
9 4 (10.26%) Scrum
9 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.26%) Planning Poker
9 4 (10.26%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (10.26%) Web Development
9 4 (10.26%) Release Management
10 3 (7.69%) Functional Programming
10 3 (7.69%) Knowledge Discovery
10 3 (7.69%) Android Development
10 3 (7.69%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
2 13 (33.33%) C#
2 13 (33.33%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) PHP
3 10 (25.64%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) Python
5 4 (10.26%) Perl
6 3 (7.69%) PHP5
6 3 (7.69%) Groovy
7 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Zend
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Twitter