Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 61 97
Rank change year-on-year +11 +36 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 123 98 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.84% 3.31% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 3.91% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 71 51
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.94% +19.23%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £310
90th Percentile £462 £469 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £405
% change year-on-year +5.26% -6.17% +26.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 - £40.00

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 2,736 2,505 3,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 85.31% 84.63% 84.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,850 1,629 2,352
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £268
90th Percentile £545 £550 £569
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £391
% change year-on-year - +2.24% +8.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 62 90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £15.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.52% -5.28% -8.45%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.80 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.40 £25.79
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +34.54% -0.90% -6.25%

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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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +2 110 £400 +5.26% 60
Bradford - 4 £425 - 1
Halifax - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - - 1
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Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 104 (84.55%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (71.54%) JavaScript
3 85 (69.11%) Java
4 67 (54.47%) Test Automation
5 60 (48.78%) Spring
5 60 (48.78%) Git (software)
6 57 (46.34%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (37.40%) TDD
8 45 (36.59%) Hibernate
9 43 (34.96%) Mercurial
10 41 (33.33%) Maven
10 41 (33.33%) Subversion
11 34 (27.64%) RESTful
11 34 (27.64%) Microservices
12 33 (26.83%) Spring Boot
13 31 (25.20%) NoSQL
13 31 (25.20%) SQL
14 30 (24.39%) CSS
15 28 (22.76%) HTML
15 28 (22.76%) Scrum
16 23 (18.70%) C#
16 23 (18.70%) Node.js
17 22 (17.89%) Data Structures
17 22 (17.89%) Algorithms
17 22 (17.89%) Software Engineering
18 20 (16.26%) Amazon AWS
19 19 (15.45%) AngularJS
20 18 (14.63%) .NET
20 18 (14.63%) MVC
21 16 (13.01%) React

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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 4 (3.25%) nginx
2 3 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.44%) GlassFish
2 3 (2.44%) JBoss
2 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.81%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.26%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.69%) GitHub
3 2 (1.63%) Heroku
3 2 (1.63%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.20%) NoSQL
2 12 (9.76%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.69%) MySQL
3 7 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.88%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.44%) Redis
6 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 60 (48.78%) Git (software)
2 43 (34.96%) Mercurial
3 41 (33.33%) Maven
3 41 (33.33%) Subversion
4 11 (8.94%) Jenkins
5 9 (7.32%) JIRA
6 7 (5.69%) Jasmine
7 6 (4.88%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.07%) gulp
8 5 (4.07%) PHPUnit
9 4 (3.25%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (3.25%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.63%) Hudson
11 2 (1.63%) JMeter
11 2 (1.63%) JUnit
11 2 (1.63%) NUnit
11 2 (1.63%) Selenium
11 2 (1.63%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (4.07%) Finance
2 3 (2.44%) Games
2 3 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (0.81%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (82.93%) Developer
2 64 (52.03%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.20%) Senior Developer
4 12 (9.76%) Software Engineer
5 11 (8.94%) .NET Developer
5 11 (8.94%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (8.13%) Java Engineer
6 10 (8.13%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.69%) Agile Developer
8 7 (5.69%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.88%) PHP Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Angular Developer
10 5 (4.07%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) AWS Software Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Node.js Developer
10 5 (4.07%) React Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (48.78%) Spring
2 45 (36.59%) Hibernate
3 34 (27.64%) RESTful
4 33 (26.83%) Spring Boot
5 30 (24.39%) CSS
6 28 (22.76%) HTML
7 23 (18.70%) Node.js
8 19 (15.45%) AngularJS
9 18 (14.63%) .NET
10 16 (13.01%) React
11 12 (9.76%) CSS3
11 12 (9.76%) HTML5
12 11 (8.94%) ASP.NET
13 10 (8.13%) REST
14 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (6.50%) jQuery
15 8 (6.50%) Spring Security
15 8 (6.50%) Web Services
15 8 (6.50%) XML
16 7 (5.69%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.89%) Algorithms
1 22 (17.89%) Data Structures
2 8 (6.50%) User Experience
3 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.44%) Minimum Viable Product
4 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.81%) Life Science
6 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.25%) Android
2 3 (2.44%) Linux
3 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (84.55%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (54.47%) Test Automation
3 57 (46.34%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (37.40%) TDD
5 34 (27.64%) Microservices
6 28 (22.76%) Scrum
7 22 (17.89%) Software Engineering
8 18 (14.63%) MVC
9 13 (10.57%) Kanban
9 13 (10.57%) OOP
10 11 (8.94%) BDD
10 11 (8.94%) DSDM
10 11 (8.94%) RUP
11 10 (8.13%) DevOps
11 10 (8.13%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.69%) Web Development
13 6 (4.88%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.88%) SOLID
14 5 (4.07%) Front End Development
14 5 (4.07%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 88 (71.54%) JavaScript
2 85 (69.11%) Java
3 31 (25.20%) SQL
4 23 (18.70%) C#
5 12 (9.76%) PHP
6 6 (4.88%) C++
6 6 (4.88%) Kotlin
6 6 (4.88%) Python
7 4 (3.25%) PHP 5
7 4 (3.25%) PHP 7
7 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.63%) ABAP
8 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.63%) Scala
8 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.81%) ES6
9 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (1.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.76%) Docker
2 2 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (5.69%) Oracle
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.63%) Apigee
3 2 (1.63%) Google
3 2 (1.63%) SAP
4 1 (0.81%) Perforce
4 1 (0.81%) Splunk