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 1 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 106 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing OOP 30 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.07% 1.17% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.59% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 6
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£375 £319 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +12.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £176 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.37%
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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
2209 1891 1475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.78% 73.72% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1168 752
Average daily rate £370 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 38 56
Average hourly rate £17.69 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.25% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £12.21 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £45.00 £36.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -10 25 £375 +17.64% 21
North Yorkshire 0 4 £335 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 4
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 30 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 25 (55.56%) CSS
3 24 (53.33%) HTML
4 23 (51.11%) OO
5 19 (42.22%) MVC
6 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (33.33%) Java
7 15 (33.33%) HTML5
8 14 (31.11%) C#
9 13 (28.89%) TDD
9 13 (28.89%) CSS3
10 12 (26.67%) MySQL
10 12 (26.67%) XML
11 10 (22.22%) .NET
11 10 (22.22%) SQL
11 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (20.00%) Subversion
12 9 (20.00%) Android
12 9 (20.00%) PHP
12 9 (20.00%) Python
13 7 (15.56%) Web Services
13 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
13 7 (15.56%) jQuery
13 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
13 7 (15.56%) BDD
13 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
14 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
14 6 (13.33%) Zend
14 6 (13.33%) LAMP

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 2 (4.44%) Drupal
1 2 (4.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) WebTrends
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.22%) SQLite
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Subversion
2 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (11.11%) NetBeans
4 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 4 (8.89%) PHPUnit
5 4 (8.89%) Maven
5 4 (8.89%) JIRA
5 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.22%) NUnit
6 1 (2.22%) Xcode
6 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.22%) JUnit
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 6 (13.33%) PHP Developer
2 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (11.11%) PHP Zend Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Release Manager
4 4 (8.89%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (6.67%) UI Programmer
5 3 (6.67%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Mobility Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) CSS
2 24 (53.33%) HTML
3 15 (33.33%) HTML5
4 13 (28.89%) CSS3
5 12 (26.67%) XML
6 10 (22.22%) .NET
7 7 (15.56%) Web Services
7 7 (15.56%) jQuery
8 6 (13.33%) LAMP
8 6 (13.33%) Doctrine
9 5 (11.11%) JFreeChart
9 5 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (11.11%) Sass
9 5 (11.11%) Swing
9 5 (11.11%) XHTML
9 5 (11.11%) JavaFX
9 5 (11.11%) JFace
10 4 (8.89%) CodeIgniter
10 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
11 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Life Science
1 5 (11.11%) Chemistry
1 5 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 4 (8.89%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Android
2 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) OO
2 19 (42.22%) MVC
3 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (28.89%) TDD
5 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.56%) BDD
7 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.33%) Mobile Development
8 5 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (11.11%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 5 (11.11%) Functional Programming
8 5 (11.11%) Knowledge Discovery
8 5 (11.11%) MVVM
8 5 (11.11%) Machine Learning
9 4 (8.89%) Planning Poker
9 4 (8.89%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (8.89%) Web Development
9 4 (8.89%) Release Management
9 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.89%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 15 (33.33%) Java
3 14 (31.11%) C#
4 10 (22.22%) SQL
5 9 (20.00%) PHP
5 9 (20.00%) Python
6 5 (11.11%) Groovy
7 4 (8.89%) Perl
8 3 (6.67%) PHP5
9 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.22%) VB6
10 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.22%) VB
10 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.22%) ActionScript
10 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Zend
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Twitter
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft