The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 35 33 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing OO 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.15% 2.20% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 2.80% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Median daily rate £400 £300 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +18.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £360 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 220 214 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 78.85% 78.39% 66.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 126 130
Median daily rate £340 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.63% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 8
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.75% +150.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Leicestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Leicestershire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Leicestershire

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Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -7 4 £150 -50.00% 4
OO
East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for OO.

1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) Java EE
2 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) JUnit
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) UML
3 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) OOD
3 4 (40.00%) Magento
3 4 (40.00%) OO PHP
4 3 (30.00%) React
4 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) WordPress
4 3 (30.00%) jMock
4 3 (30.00%) Use Case
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 3 (30.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Magento
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JUnit
2 3 (30.00%) jMock
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (10.00%) Gradle
4 1 (10.00%) Grunt
4 1 (10.00%) gulp
4 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) JProfiler
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (30.00%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (20.00%) HTML Developer
4 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (20.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Java EE
2 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) Ajax
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) React
5 2 (20.00%) JPA
5 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
6 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
6 1 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) Sass
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) OO PHP
2 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (40.00%) OOD
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 1 (10.00%) RAD
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (20.00%) OCMJD
2 2 (20.00%) OCPJWCD
2 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle