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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 133 89 112
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +23
Contract jobs citing OOP 10 35 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.36% 1.41% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.89% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 4
Average daily rate
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£356 £306 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.32% -1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £188 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £33.84 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+26.69% +4.93%
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
2252 1852 1361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.18% 74.38% 72.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1557 1227 750
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 £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 48 46
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -48.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 29 May 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 -37 8 £350 +14.28% 35
North Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 3
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 27 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 22 (56.41%) CSS
3 21 (53.85%) HTML
4 20 (51.28%) OO
5 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (38.46%) MVC
6 15 (38.46%) Java
7 12 (30.77%) MySQL
7 12 (30.77%) XML
8 11 (28.21%) C#
8 11 (28.21%) HTML5
9 9 (23.08%) CSS3
9 9 (23.08%) jQuery
9 9 (23.08%) PHP
9 9 (23.08%) Python
10 7 (17.95%) Web Services
10 7 (17.95%) TDD
10 7 (17.95%) Zend
10 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
10 7 (17.95%) Android
11 6 (15.38%) BDD
11 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 6 (15.38%) LAMP
11 6 (15.38%) .NET
11 6 (15.38%) Doctrine
12 5 (12.82%) Functional Programming
12 5 (12.82%) Knowledge Discovery
12 5 (12.82%) JFreeChart
12 5 (12.82%) Sass
12 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (5.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) Drupal
2 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) MySQL
2 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) SQLite
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Eclipse
1 5 (12.82%) NetBeans
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) PHPUnit
2 4 (10.26%) JIRA
2 4 (10.26%) Maven
2 4 (10.26%) Subversion
2 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) NUnit
4 2 (5.13%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.56%) JUnit
5 1 (2.56%) Xcode
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) Moq
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 5 (12.82%) PHP Zend Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.82%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Release Manager
4 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) UI Developer
5 3 (7.69%) UI Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Mobility Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) CSS
2 21 (53.85%) HTML
3 12 (30.77%) XML
4 11 (28.21%) HTML5
5 9 (23.08%) CSS3
5 9 (23.08%) jQuery
6 7 (17.95%) Web Services
7 6 (15.38%) LAMP
7 6 (15.38%) .NET
7 6 (15.38%) Doctrine
8 5 (12.82%) JFreeChart
8 5 (12.82%) Sass
8 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
8 5 (12.82%) Swing
8 5 (12.82%) XHTML
8 5 (12.82%) JavaFX
8 5 (12.82%) JFace
9 4 (10.26%) REST
9 4 (10.26%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Chemistry
1 5 (12.82%) Life Science
1 5 (12.82%) Visualisation
2 4 (10.26%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
1 7 (17.95%) Android
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) OO
2 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (38.46%) MVC
4 7 (17.95%) TDD
5 6 (15.38%) BDD
5 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.82%) Functional Programming
6 5 (12.82%) Knowledge Discovery
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.82%) Machine Learning
7 4 (10.26%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (10.26%) Planning Poker
7 4 (10.26%) Release Management
7 4 (10.26%) Web Development
7 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
7 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.69%) UML
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (5.13%) Software Architecture
9 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 15 (38.46%) Java
3 11 (28.21%) C#
4 9 (23.08%) PHP
4 9 (23.08%) Python
5 5 (12.82%) SQL
5 5 (12.82%) Groovy
6 4 (10.26%) Perl
7 2 (5.13%) PHP5
7 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.56%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Zend
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Twitter
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) SAP