The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 30 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 (OO)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 46 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17  
Contract jobs citing OO 13 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.60% 2.03% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 2.49% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £369 £275 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.09% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £245 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £305 £323
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 Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 289 361 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 80.06% 81.31% 81.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 247 138
Median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £745 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% -44.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Sheffield

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for OO.

1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (60.00%) Java
3 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (52.00%) Subversion
4 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 12 (48.00%) CSS
5 11 (44.00%) NoSQL
6 10 (40.00%) Node.js
6 10 (40.00%) SQL
7 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (36.00%) CSS3
7 9 (36.00%) HTML5
8 8 (32.00%) Data Structures
8 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Algorithms
9 7 (28.00%) React
9 7 (28.00%) Mercurial
9 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (24.00%) REST
10 6 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (24.00%) Ember.js
10 6 (24.00%) Web Design
10 6 (24.00%) Spring
10 6 (24.00%) SOAP
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle
11 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
12 4 (16.00%) Python
12 4 (16.00%) MySQL
12 4 (16.00%) C#

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Jetty
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) CouchDB
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Redis
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (52.00%) Subversion
3 7 (28.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (8.00%) Maven
5 1 (4.00%) DbUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) jMock
5 1 (4.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Mockito
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (4.00%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) CSS
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) Node.js
3 9 (36.00%) CSS3
3 9 (36.00%) HTML5
4 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (28.00%) React
5 6 (24.00%) Ember.js
5 6 (24.00%) REST
5 6 (24.00%) SOAP
5 6 (24.00%) Spring
6 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.00%) jQuery
8 1 (4.00%) Ajax
8 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.00%) JPA
8 1 (4.00%) OAuth
8 1 (4.00%) RESTful
8 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (4.00%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Structures
2 7 (28.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (24.00%) Web Design
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) Microservices
6 3 (12.00%) OOP
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
7 2 (8.00%) BDD
7 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
8 1 (4.00%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (4.00%) Kanban
8 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.00%) Use Case
8 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) Python
5 3 (12.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) ES6
6 1 (4.00%) Go
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (4.00%) TIBCO