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 3 months to 28 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 Programming (OOP)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 57 43
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14  
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.44% 0.55% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.70% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -28.57%  
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 £40.00 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year +3.22% +0.64%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 361 430 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 78.99% 78.75% 79.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 298 227
Median daily rate £425 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £745 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 13
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% -15.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +4 2 - - 3
OOP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) Redis
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing

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 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Redis
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Dojo
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) OAuth
2 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) SAML
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (20.00%) Zend