The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 Programming (OOP)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 42 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8  
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.69% 0.36% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.47% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £288 - £206
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 - £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 - £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year +3.22% +0.64%  

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 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 227 214 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 78.55% 77.82% 65.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 125 131
Median daily rate £350 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
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 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Leicestershire

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Leicestershire

OOP
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Symfony
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache

OOP
Co-occurring 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 2 (100.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Symfony Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
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