Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 16 August 2018 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 76 65
Rank change year-on-year +29 -11 +12
Contract jobs citing OO 154 77 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.54% 2.73% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 3.12% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 66 120
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +16.36%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £525 £439 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.89% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,020 2,469 3,595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.95% 87.58% 88.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,066 1,698 2,452
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £305 £276 £285
90th Percentile £542 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 56 56
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £13.93 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.98% +5.13% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £36.28 £33.82 £22.13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.04% -3.45% +3.57%

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OO in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in West Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. 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
Leeds +15 124 £420 +5.00% 33
Bradford -3 8 £370 -12.94% 4
Huddersfield -9 3 £338 -
Wakefield - 3 £240 - 3
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Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 113 (73.38%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (55.84%) Java
3 66 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 57 (37.01%) TDD
5 54 (35.06%) Test Automation
6 52 (33.77%) Git (software)
6 52 (33.77%) C#
7 50 (32.47%) OOP
8 49 (31.82%) Microservices
9 43 (27.92%) CSS
9 43 (27.92%) HTML
9 43 (27.92%) RESTful
10 38 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (22.73%) Kafka
12 34 (22.08%) .NET
13 33 (21.43%) Software Engineering
13 33 (21.43%) Scala
14 32 (20.78%) Docker
15 29 (18.83%) ASP.NET
16 28 (18.18%) MVC
17 26 (16.88%) Mercurial
18 25 (16.23%) Web Development
18 25 (16.23%) Problem-Solving
19 24 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
19 24 (15.58%) Scrum
20 23 (14.94%) Spring
20 23 (14.94%) Subversion
20 23 (14.94%) NoSQL
21 22 (14.29%) MySQL
21 22 (14.29%) SQL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 15 (9.74%) Apache Spark
2 13 (8.44%) Apache
3 5 (3.25%) Confluence
4 4 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.60%) nginx
5 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.44%) GitHub
2 10 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.84%) Force.com
3 9 (5.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 3 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.30%) Serverless
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.65%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) FIX Connectivity
1 2 (1.30%) Internet
1 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.65%) DHCP
2 1 (0.65%) DLNA
2 1 (0.65%) DNS
2 1 (0.65%) FTP
2 1 (0.65%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) IPsec
2 1 (0.65%) SSL
2 1 (0.65%) UPnP
2 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.94%) NoSQL
2 22 (14.29%) MySQL
3 18 (11.69%) Relational Database
4 15 (9.74%) Apache Hive
4 15 (9.74%) Big Data
4 15 (9.74%) Hadoop
4 15 (9.74%) HBase
5 13 (8.44%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (8.44%) SQL Server
6 12 (7.79%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (33.77%) Git (software)
2 26 (16.88%) Mercurial
3 23 (14.94%) Subversion
4 19 (12.34%) Maven
5 9 (5.84%) Selenium
6 8 (5.19%) JIRA
7 7 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (3.90%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (3.25%) Jasmine
9 5 (3.25%) PHPUnit
10 4 (2.60%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.60%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.95%) Android Studio
11 3 (1.95%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.95%) MSTest
11 3 (1.95%) NUnit
12 2 (1.30%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.30%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (5.84%) Marketing
2 6 (3.90%) Finance
2 6 (3.90%) Retail
3 3 (1.95%) Publishing
4 2 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Law
5 1 (0.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 109 (70.78%) Developer
2 43 (27.92%) Java Developer
3 24 (15.58%) Software Engineer
4 14 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 12 (7.79%) .NET Developer
5 12 (7.79%) C# Developer
6 10 (6.49%) PHP Developer
7 9 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (5.84%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.55%) Developer in Test
10 6 (3.90%) Automation Tester
10 6 (3.90%) Python Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Salesforce Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Tester
11 5 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Lead Java Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.92%) CSS
1 43 (27.92%) HTML
1 43 (27.92%) RESTful
2 35 (22.73%) Kafka
3 34 (22.08%) .NET
4 29 (18.83%) ASP.NET
5 24 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (14.94%) Spring
7 21 (13.64%) Hibernate
8 20 (12.99%) Spring Boot
9 17 (11.04%) CSS3
9 17 (11.04%) React
10 16 (10.39%) Node.js
10 16 (10.39%) Web Services
11 15 (9.74%) SOAP
12 14 (9.09%) HTML5
13 13 (8.44%) jQuery
14 12 (7.79%) REST
15 10 (6.49%) JSON
15 10 (6.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (3.25%) User Experience
5 4 (2.60%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.60%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.30%) Equities
7 2 (1.30%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.65%) Life Science
8 1 (0.65%) MPEG
8 1 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.74%) Linux
2 7 (4.55%) Android
3 6 (3.90%) Unix
4 3 (1.95%) VMS
5 2 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (73.38%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (37.01%) TDD
3 54 (35.06%) Test Automation
4 50 (32.47%) OOP
5 49 (31.82%) Microservices
6 38 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 28 (18.18%) MVC
9 25 (16.23%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (16.23%) Web Development
10 24 (15.58%) Scrum
11 20 (12.99%) Open Source
12 19 (12.34%) Front End Development
12 19 (12.34%) SOA
13 16 (10.39%) SOLID
14 15 (9.74%) BDD
15 11 (7.14%) Pair Programming
16 10 (6.49%) DSDM
16 10 (6.49%) Kanban
16 10 (6.49%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 86 (55.84%) Java
2 66 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 52 (33.77%) C#
4 33 (21.43%) Scala
5 22 (14.29%) Java 8
5 22 (14.29%) SQL
6 16 (10.39%) Groovy
7 15 (9.74%) C++
8 14 (9.09%) Python
9 13 (8.44%) Clojure
9 13 (8.44%) PHP
10 10 (6.49%) Kotlin
11 9 (5.84%) Apex Code
11 9 (5.84%) SOQL
12 6 (3.90%) PHP 5
12 6 (3.90%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.60%) PHP 7
14 3 (1.95%) ES6
14 3 (1.95%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.95%) BC Cleared
3 3 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) GCP
System Software
1 32 (20.78%) Docker
2 18 (11.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (5.19%) Terraform
2 4 (2.60%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.95%) Ansible
3 3 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (7.79%) MapR
2 9 (5.84%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (3.90%) Oracle
4 3 (1.95%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.95%) Zend
5 2 (1.30%) Google
6 1 (0.65%) Twitter