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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 101 109 106
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing OOP 20 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.82% 0.64% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.85% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 9
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£275 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £362 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +16.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £12.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+174.50% -53.63%
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
1844 1646 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 75.51% 75.61% 75.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1131 923 1073
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 64 56
Average hourly rate £15.39 £29.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.94% +65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £12.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £45.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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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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 -9 10 £316 -2.69% 21
North Yorkshire - 9 £244 - 11
South Yorkshire +7 1 - - 11
East Yorkshire - - - - 3
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 42 (79.25%) OO
2 28 (52.83%) PHP
3 27 (50.94%) HTML
4 25 (47.17%) CSS
5 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (43.40%) MVC
7 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
7 18 (33.96%) .NET
8 17 (32.08%) C#
9 15 (28.30%) SQL
9 15 (28.30%) MySQL
9 15 (28.30%) TDD
10 13 (24.53%) Web Development
10 13 (24.53%) PHP5
11 12 (22.64%) HTML5
11 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
11 12 (22.64%) XML
12 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
12 11 (20.75%) Java
13 10 (18.87%) LAMP
13 10 (18.87%) Internet
13 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
13 10 (18.87%) Apache
13 10 (18.87%) Zend
14 9 (16.98%) Subversion
14 9 (16.98%) MVVM
14 9 (16.98%) CSS3
14 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (16.98%) Web Services
15 8 (15.09%) SOAP

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 10 (18.87%) Apache
2 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.55%) SugarCRM
3 4 (7.55%) Moodle
3 4 (7.55%) WordPress
4 2 (3.77%) Drupal
5 1 (1.89%) CMS
5 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Magento
2 2 (3.77%) Zen Cart
2 2 (3.77%) osCommerce
3 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) MySQL
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.66%) SQLite
5 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.98%) Subversion
3 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.66%) Xcode
4 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.77%) Bazaar
5 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.89%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (88.68%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) .NET Developer
3 13 (24.53%) PHP Developer
4 11 (20.75%) Web Developer
5 7 (13.21%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (5.66%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce Web Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Applications Tester
9 1 (1.89%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.94%) HTML
2 25 (47.17%) CSS
3 18 (33.96%) .NET
4 12 (22.64%) HTML5
4 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
4 12 (22.64%) XML
5 10 (18.87%) LAMP
6 9 (16.98%) CSS3
6 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (16.98%) Web Services
7 8 (15.09%) SOAP
8 7 (13.21%) jQuery
9 6 (11.32%) JSON
9 6 (11.32%) Symfony
10 5 (9.43%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (9.43%) LINQ
11 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
11 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (7.55%) LINQ to SQL
11 4 (7.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.55%) Open Source
3 3 (5.66%) W3C
4 2 (3.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Android
2 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (79.25%) OO
2 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (43.40%) MVC
4 15 (28.30%) TDD
5 13 (24.53%) Web Development
6 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
7 9 (16.98%) MVVM
8 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.43%) BDD
10 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.55%) Android Development
12 3 (5.66%) Scrum
12 3 (5.66%) Software Architecture
12 3 (5.66%) iOS Development
13 2 (3.77%) Low Latency
13 2 (3.77%) OO PHP
13 2 (3.77%) Refactoring
13 2 (3.77%) Information Architecture
13 2 (3.77%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) PHP
2 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.08%) C#
4 15 (28.30%) SQL
5 13 (24.53%) PHP5
6 11 (20.75%) Java
7 8 (15.09%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.66%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.89%) Python
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.89%) C++
9 1 (1.89%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Zend
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
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