Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 19 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 67 70
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -11
Contract jobs citing OOP 5 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.61% 1.60% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 2.00% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 5
South Yorkshire median daily rate £360 £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.86% -12.22% +53.19%
10th Percentile £255 £319 £303
90th Percentile £370 £447 £505
Yorkshire median daily rate £370 £390 £375
% change year-on-year -5.13% +4.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 677 952 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 83.07% 80.07% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 647 576
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £228
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 49
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -10.48%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.36 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.98 £48.75 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in South Yorkshire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in South Yorkshire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in South Yorkshire

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in South Yorkshire

OOP
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 4 £360 -8.86% 1
OOP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Zend
2 2 (40.00%) PHP 5
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) XHTML
2 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) BDD

OOP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
1 2 (40.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (20.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) XHTML
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) PHP 5
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Zend