Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 17 November 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)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 58 68
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 -25
Contract jobs citing OOP 4 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.60% 1.99% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 2.43% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
Sheffield median daily rate £360 £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.86% -12.22% +53.19%
10th Percentile £255 £319 £375
90th Percentile £370 £447 £515
South Yorkshire median daily rate £360 £395 £413
% change year-on-year -8.86% -4.24% +40.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

OOP 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 567 781 638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 84.63% 81.78% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 529 484
Sheffield median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +19.49%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +19.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 20
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +140.00% -18.75%
10th Percentile £17.20 £13.15 £9.93
90th Percentile £40.99 £49.25 £15.10
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
% change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -10.15%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Sheffield

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Sheffield

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Sheffield over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in Sheffield

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for OOP.

1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Zend
1 2 (50.00%) PHP 5
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver

OOP
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 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Zend Developer
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
2 1 (25.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) PHP 5
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Zend