Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 18 November 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 Programming (OOP)
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 111 129
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18 -18
Contract jobs citing OOP 36 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.61% 1.07% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.21% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 18
Leeds median daily rate £375 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +37.93% +13.28%
10th Percentile £270 £310 £307
90th Percentile £430 £500 £566
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Leeds median hourly rate - - £17.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50

OOP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1924 2307 2859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.20% 87.82% 87.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1560 2010
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 67
Leeds median hourly rate £20.25 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £13.13 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.08 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.97% -3.33% +3.45%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Leeds

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Leeds

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) Scrum
3 18 (50.00%) TDD
4 17 (47.22%) MVC
4 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
5 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (41.67%) C#
5 15 (41.67%) .NET
5 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 14 (38.89%) Ajax
6 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
8 12 (33.33%) SQL
8 12 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 12 (33.33%) Microservices
8 12 (33.33%) RxJava
8 12 (33.33%) Android Development
8 12 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (33.33%) Mobile App
8 12 (33.33%) jQuery
8 12 (33.33%) Android
8 12 (33.33%) Front End Development
8 12 (33.33%) SOLID
9 11 (30.56%) Kotlin
9 11 (30.56%) Android SDK
10 10 (27.78%) User Experience
10 10 (27.78%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (27.78%) Sitecore

OOP
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 10 (27.78%) CMS
1 10 (27.78%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 9 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) Drupal
4 1 (2.78%) nginx
4 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Heroku
2 2 (5.56%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (19.44%) Android Studio
2 7 (19.44%) Gradle
3 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) Gatling
4 2 (5.56%) Hudson
4 2 (5.56%) JIRA
4 2 (5.56%) JMeter
4 2 (5.56%) PHPUnit
4 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Android Developer
4 10 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 3 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Android Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Tester
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Symfony Developer
8 1 (2.78%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (2.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Java Android Developer
8 1 (2.78%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.78%) PHP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
1 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
1 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 14 (38.89%) Ajax
3 12 (33.33%) jQuery
3 12 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 12 (33.33%) RxJava
4 11 (30.56%) Android SDK
5 9 (25.00%) RESTful
5 9 (25.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 8 (22.22%) CSS
7 5 (13.89%) HTML
8 4 (11.11%) Symfony
9 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
9 3 (8.33%) Node.js
10 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.56%) REST
11 1 (2.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 10 (27.78%) User Experience
4 4 (11.11%) Media Streaming
5 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.78%) Chromecast
6 1 (2.78%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) Scrum
3 18 (50.00%) TDD
4 17 (47.22%) MVC
5 12 (33.33%) Android Development
5 12 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 12 (33.33%) Microservices
5 12 (33.33%) SOLID
6 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (25.00%) SOA
6 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (22.22%) OO
7 8 (22.22%) Open Source
8 7 (19.44%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
9 6 (16.67%) BDD
10 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) C#
2 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 12 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 11 (30.56%) Kotlin
5 8 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (11.11%) PHP
7 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.56%) Python
9 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.78%) Google