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 3 months to 25 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 Programming (OOP)
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 88 99
Rank change year-on-year +18 +11  
Contract jobs citing OOP 20 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.85% 1.36% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.53% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 4
Median daily rate £400 £500 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +35.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £335 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -4.68% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £30.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year +45.00% -38.46%  

OOP 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 957 1310 1326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.45% 88.87% 86.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 931 984
Median daily rate £403 £425 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +21.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in Leeds

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 15 (53.57%) HTML
2 15 (53.57%) MySQL
2 15 (53.57%) CSS
2 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
3 14 (50.00%) OO
3 14 (50.00%) Python
4 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (39.29%) MVC
6 8 (28.57%) TDD
6 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) .NET
7 7 (25.00%) CMS
7 7 (25.00%) Scrum
7 7 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (25.00%) Sitecore
7 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (21.43%) Front End Development
8 6 (21.43%) SOLID
8 6 (21.43%) jQuery
8 6 (21.43%) C#
8 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
8 6 (21.43%) PHP
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.86%) SOA

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 7 (25.00%) CMS
1 7 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (14.29%) Apache Solr
2 4 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Drupal
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) PHPUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Python Developer
3 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Symfony Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) CSS
1 15 (53.57%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (21.43%) jQuery
3 6 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (17.86%) Ajax
4 5 (17.86%) Symfony
5 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) Android SDK
6 1 (3.57%) CSS3
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) NumPy
6 1 (3.57%) OpenCV
6 1 (3.57%) Pandas
6 1 (3.57%) PyQt
6 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.57%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Streaming Media
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) OO
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) MVC
4 8 (28.57%) TDD
5 7 (25.00%) Scrum
6 6 (21.43%) Front End Development
6 6 (21.43%) SOLID
7 5 (17.86%) Microservices
7 5 (17.86%) SOA
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
8 4 (14.29%) DevOps
8 4 (14.29%) OO PHP
8 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.71%) High Availability
9 3 (10.71%) Network Design
9 3 (10.71%) Project Management
10 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
11 1 (3.57%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) PHP
4 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) SaltStack
2 1 (3.57%) Zend