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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 48 51 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.53% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 £37.50 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.22% -3.12%  

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 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 301 345 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 80.05% 80.80% 80.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 230 129
Median daily rate £445 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £22.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% -38.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Sheffield

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for OOP.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) Redis
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS

OOP
Top Related 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 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Redis
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Avro
2 1 (25.00%) Dojo
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) OAuth
2 1 (25.00%) SAML
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Complex Event Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) Zend