The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 27 June 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 Design (OOD)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 96 105
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9  
Contract jobs citing OOD 9 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.82% 0.93% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.05% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 1
Median daily rate £423 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +23.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.11%  

OOD 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 971 1329 1326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.11% 88.72% 86.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 943 985
Median daily rate £405 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +19.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 21
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -17.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Leeds

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Leeds

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 25 (100.00%) OO
1 25 (100.00%) Scrum
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 25 (100.00%) RESTful
1 25 (100.00%) User Experience
2 15 (60.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 15 (60.00%) Android SDK
2 15 (60.00%) Android Development
2 15 (60.00%) Android
3 13 (52.00%) Cocoa
3 13 (52.00%) Xcode
3 13 (52.00%) Objective-C
3 13 (52.00%) iOS Development
3 13 (52.00%) Apple iOS
4 12 (48.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 12 (48.00%) Android Studio
4 12 (48.00%) Apple Swift
5 3 (12.00%) iOS SDK
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
7 1 (4.00%) Content Management
7 1 (4.00%) iPhone
7 1 (4.00%) iPad
7 1 (4.00%) BDD
7 1 (4.00%) Publishing
7 1 (4.00%) CMS
7 1 (4.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) REST

OOD
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 1 (4.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Xcode
2 12 (48.00%) Android Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) iOS Developer
3 12 (48.00%) Android Developer
3 12 (48.00%) Android Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) RESTful
2 15 (60.00%) Android SDK
3 13 (52.00%) Cocoa
4 12 (48.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 3 (12.00%) iOS SDK
6 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (100.00%) User Experience
2 15 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Android
2 13 (52.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (100.00%) OO
1 25 (100.00%) Scrum
1 25 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 15 (60.00%) Android Development
3 13 (52.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 1 (4.00%) BDD
5 1 (4.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) Objective-C
3 12 (48.00%) Apple Swift
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Apple