Period
to 21 October 2017

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 6 months to 21 October 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
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 55 65
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 -20
Contract jobs citing OO 8 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.25% 2.13% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.60% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 3
Sheffield median daily rate £365 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -30.00% -
South Yorkshire median daily rate £370 £350 £500
% change year-on-year +5.71% -30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

OO 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 Sheffield with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 543 730 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 85.11% 81.75% 83.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 505 446
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £213 £305 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 19
Sheffield median hourly rate £22.75 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.27% +120.00% -19.05%
10th Percentile £12.64 £12.10 £9.85
90th Percentile £41.49 £49.25 £15.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.47 £22.50 £13.88
% change year-on-year -17.90% +62.16% -15.09%

OO
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

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 21 October 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (25.00%) Selenium
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (25.00%) Node.js
6 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (25.00%) Sass
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) React
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 2 (25.00%) Redux
7 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
7 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

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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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) React
2 2 (25.00%) Redux
2 2 (25.00%) Sass
2 2 (25.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) DSDM
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) RUP
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle