The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented (OO)
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 55 36
Rank change year-on-year +19 -19  
Contract jobs citing OO 55 43 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.42% 2.98% 4.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% 3.49% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 40
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £638 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 870 1231 1026
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.80% 85.25% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 874 687
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 17
Median hourly rate £15.86 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £10.20 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

OO
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Leeds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for OO.

1 68 (76.40%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (56.18%) Java
3 31 (34.83%) SQL
4 29 (32.58%) Git (software)
5 28 (31.46%) JavaScript
6 25 (28.09%) OOD
7 24 (26.97%) RESTful
7 24 (26.97%) User Experience
8 22 (24.72%) HTML
8 22 (24.72%) Scrum
9 21 (23.60%) Unit Testing
10 20 (22.47%) Spring
10 20 (22.47%) NoSQL
11 19 (21.35%) Software Engineering
11 19 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (21.35%) Android
12 18 (20.22%) Subversion
12 18 (20.22%) AngularJS
13 17 (19.10%) Hibernate
13 17 (19.10%) MVC
13 17 (19.10%) .NET
14 16 (17.98%) Python
14 16 (17.98%) TDD
15 15 (16.85%) CSS
15 15 (16.85%) Android Development
15 15 (16.85%) Algorithms
15 15 (16.85%) SOLID
16 14 (15.73%) Android Studio
16 14 (15.73%) C#
16 14 (15.73%) Mercurial

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.74%) Confluence
2 3 (3.37%) CMS
3 2 (2.25%) Drupal
3 2 (2.25%) WordPress
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.12%) Tornado
4 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Google Play
1 2 (2.25%) iTunes
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) NoSQL
2 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
3 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.87%) MySQL
5 6 (6.74%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.25%) Riak
8 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.12%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.12%) Redis
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (32.58%) Git (software)
2 18 (20.22%) Subversion
3 14 (15.73%) Android Studio
3 14 (15.73%) Mercurial
4 12 (13.48%) JIRA
5 9 (10.11%) Xcode
6 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.37%) Maven
9 2 (2.25%) Babel
9 2 (2.25%) Mockito
9 2 (2.25%) PHPUnit
9 2 (2.25%) webpack
10 1 (1.12%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.12%) Gradle
10 1 (1.12%) Hudson
10 1 (1.12%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (6.74%) Publishing
2 4 (4.49%) Electronics
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 80 (89.89%) Developer
2 30 (33.71%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.61%) .NET Developer
4 12 (13.48%) Android Developer
5 11 (12.36%) iOS Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Android Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) Architect
11 4 (4.49%) Electronics Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) Python Developer
11 4 (4.49%) SQL Developer
12 3 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (3.37%) C# Developer
12 3 (3.37%) PHP Developer
12 3 (3.37%) UI Developer
13 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 2 (2.25%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.97%) RESTful
2 22 (24.72%) HTML
3 20 (22.47%) Spring
4 18 (20.22%) AngularJS
5 17 (19.10%) .NET
5 17 (19.10%) Hibernate
6 15 (16.85%) CSS
7 13 (14.61%) .NET Framework
7 13 (14.61%) Android SDK
7 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET
7 13 (14.61%) Entity Framework
7 13 (14.61%) REST
8 12 (13.48%) Node.js
8 12 (13.48%) SOAP
9 10 (11.24%) CSS3
9 10 (11.24%) HTML5
9 10 (11.24%) React
10 9 (10.11%) Cocoa
10 9 (10.11%) Cocoa Touch
11 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) User Experience
2 15 (16.85%) Algorithms
3 12 (13.48%) Data Structures
3 12 (13.48%) Mobile App
4 8 (8.99%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.25%) RIA
7 1 (1.12%) NHS
7 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.12%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.35%) Android
2 12 (13.48%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.74%) Linux
4 5 (5.62%) Windows
5 4 (4.49%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (4.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (76.40%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.09%) OOD
3 22 (24.72%) Scrum
4 21 (23.60%) Unit Testing
5 19 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (21.35%) Software Engineering
6 17 (19.10%) MVC
7 16 (17.98%) TDD
8 15 (16.85%) Android Development
8 15 (16.85%) SOLID
9 12 (13.48%) Automated Testing
9 12 (13.48%) DevOps
9 12 (13.48%) iOS Development
10 11 (12.36%) Analytics
11 10 (11.24%) SOA
12 8 (8.99%) Open Source
13 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (5.62%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.18%) Java
2 31 (34.83%) SQL
3 28 (31.46%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.98%) Python
5 14 (15.73%) C#
6 9 (10.11%) Apple Swift
6 9 (10.11%) Objective-C
7 6 (6.74%) PHP
8 5 (5.62%) C
9 4 (4.49%) C++
10 3 (3.37%) ES6
11 2 (2.25%) Scala
12 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.12%) Go
12 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Puppet
2 7 (7.87%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (10.11%) Oracle
2 2 (2.25%) Zend
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
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