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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 106 95 100
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing OOP 18 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.74% 0.99% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.33% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 6
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£350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £215 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £378 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.45 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -
OOP
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
1894 1651 1557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 77.50% 74.37% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 980 760
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 33 73
Average hourly rate £15.76 £17.25 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% -14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -13 12 £375 +15.38% 20
North Yorkshire +5 4 £355 -5.33% 3
South Yorkshire -2 1 £350 +13.82% 4
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (58.82%) MVC
1 20 (58.82%) HTML
1 20 (58.82%) CSS
2 19 (55.88%) OO
3 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 16 (47.06%) TDD
4 14 (41.18%) HTML5
5 13 (38.24%) CSS3
5 13 (38.24%) Subversion
5 13 (38.24%) .NET
5 13 (38.24%) C#
6 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (32.35%) PHP
7 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (29.41%) MVVM
8 10 (29.41%) SQL
8 10 (29.41%) MySQL
9 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
9 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (26.47%) Razor View Engine
10 8 (23.53%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 8 (23.53%) LAMP
11 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
11 7 (20.59%) Web Services
11 7 (20.59%) XML
12 6 (17.65%) BDD
12 6 (17.65%) Zend
12 6 (17.65%) PHP5
13 5 (14.71%) Android
13 5 (14.71%) Git (software)

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
1 1 (2.94%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Subversion
2 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
2 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.76%) PHPUnit
5 2 (5.88%) Bazaar
5 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.94%) Maven
6 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.59%) PHP Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) PHP Zend Developer
5 3 (8.82%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.94%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Mobility Architect
7 1 (2.94%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) Release Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) HTML
1 20 (58.82%) CSS
2 14 (41.18%) HTML5
3 13 (38.24%) CSS3
3 13 (38.24%) .NET
4 9 (26.47%) Razor View Engine
5 8 (23.53%) LAMP
6 7 (20.59%) Web Services
6 7 (20.59%) XML
7 5 (14.71%) Doctrine
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (11.76%) jQuery
9 3 (8.82%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (8.82%) Symfony
9 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.82%) JSP
9 3 (8.82%) J2EE
10 2 (5.88%) SOAP
10 2 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (8.82%) User Experience
1 3 (8.82%) W3C
2 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Android
2 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) MVC
2 19 (55.88%) OO
3 16 (47.06%) TDD
4 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (29.41%) MVVM
7 8 (23.53%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
9 6 (17.65%) BDD
10 5 (14.71%) Web Development
11 3 (8.82%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (8.82%) Planning Poker
11 3 (8.82%) Scrum
11 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
11 3 (8.82%) UML
11 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
12 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
12 2 (5.88%) SOA
12 2 (5.88%) CRM
12 2 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 13 (38.24%) C#
3 11 (32.35%) PHP
4 10 (29.41%) SQL
5 6 (17.65%) PHP5
6 5 (14.71%) Java
7 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.94%) Python
8 1 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.94%) Perl
8 1 (2.94%) VB6
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Zend
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago