Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 57 69
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 142 102 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.20% 3.67% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 4.22% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 85 98
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.27% +19.70%
10th Percentile £327 £313 £310
90th Percentile £475 £435 £516
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £44.25 - £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 2,982 2,417 3,375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.22% 86.97% 86.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,011 1,615 2,323
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £293 £283 £284
90th Percentile £538 £550 £570
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 47 60
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -15.97% -15.00%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.00 £31.18 £24.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.97 £13.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year +61.29% -18.11% -5.05%

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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 17 June 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 17 June 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 -3 123 £400 - 37
Bradford +1 4 - -
Huddersfield -1 4 £338 -
Wakefield - 1 £375 - 2
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Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 118 (83.10%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (60.56%) Java
3 77 (54.23%) JavaScript
4 72 (50.70%) TDD
5 62 (43.66%) Test Automation
6 57 (40.14%) Git (software)
7 48 (33.80%) C#
8 47 (33.10%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (32.39%) RESTful
10 44 (30.99%) Microservices
11 38 (26.76%) HTML
12 36 (25.35%) .NET
12 36 (25.35%) CSS
13 35 (24.65%) Spring
13 35 (24.65%) Docker
14 34 (23.94%) SQL
15 33 (23.24%) Software Engineering
16 32 (22.54%) Subversion
16 32 (22.54%) Mercurial
17 30 (21.13%) Java 8
18 29 (20.42%) Hibernate
19 27 (19.01%) Scrum
19 27 (19.01%) Maven
19 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET
19 27 (19.01%) MVC
19 27 (19.01%) Spring Boot
20 26 (18.31%) OOP
21 24 (16.90%) NoSQL
22 22 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
22 22 (15.49%) Web Development

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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 8 (5.63%) Apache
2 7 (4.93%) nginx
3 6 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.70%) Confluence
5 1 (0.70%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.63%) GitHub
3 6 (4.23%) Force.com
3 6 (4.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.41%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.90%) NoSQL
2 13 (9.15%) MySQL
2 13 (9.15%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (7.75%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.82%) Redis
6 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.70%) Big Data
8 1 (0.70%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.70%) Bigtable
8 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.70%) HBase
Development Applications
1 57 (40.14%) Git (software)
2 32 (22.54%) Mercurial
2 32 (22.54%) Subversion
3 27 (19.01%) Maven
4 11 (7.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (7.04%) Jenkins
6 8 (5.63%) TeamCity
7 7 (4.93%) Jasmine
8 6 (4.23%) JIRA
9 5 (3.52%) MSTest
9 5 (3.52%) NUnit
10 4 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (2.82%) Selenium
11 2 (1.41%) Ant
11 2 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.41%) Chocolatey
11 2 (1.41%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.41%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.70%) TestNG
12 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (4.23%) Finance
1 6 (4.23%) Marketing
2 3 (2.11%) Publishing
2 3 (2.11%) Retail
3 1 (0.70%) Electronics
3 1 (0.70%) Games
3 1 (0.70%) Law
3 1 (0.70%) Legal
3 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 109 (76.76%) Developer
2 47 (33.10%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.38%) Software Engineer
4 17 (11.97%) C# Developer
5 15 (10.56%) .NET Developer
6 14 (9.86%) Web Developer
7 13 (9.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (8.45%) Senior Developer
9 10 (7.04%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (6.34%) Java Engineer
10 9 (6.34%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (5.63%) Python Developer
12 7 (4.93%) AWS Engineer
12 7 (4.93%) AWS Software Engineer
13 6 (4.23%) PHP Developer
13 6 (4.23%) React Developer
14 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (2.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (32.39%) RESTful
2 38 (26.76%) HTML
3 36 (25.35%) .NET
3 36 (25.35%) CSS
4 35 (24.65%) Spring
5 29 (20.42%) Hibernate
6 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET
6 27 (19.01%) Spring Boot
7 22 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (14.08%) Kafka
9 19 (13.38%) React
10 15 (10.56%) Node.js
11 14 (9.86%) jQuery
12 13 (9.15%) SOAP
13 12 (8.45%) Web Services
14 10 (7.04%) RabbitMQ
15 9 (6.34%) REST
16 8 (5.63%) AngularJS
16 8 (5.63%) JSON
16 8 (5.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (4.93%) Algorithms
2 7 (4.93%) Data Structures
2 7 (4.93%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.52%) User Experience
5 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.41%) Equities
7 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.70%) Life Science
8 1 (0.70%) NHS
8 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.34%) Linux
2 6 (4.23%) Android
3 4 (2.82%) Unix
4 1 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (83.10%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (50.70%) TDD
3 62 (43.66%) Test Automation
4 47 (33.10%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (30.99%) Microservices
6 33 (23.24%) Software Engineering
7 27 (19.01%) MVC
7 27 (19.01%) Scrum
8 26 (18.31%) OOP
9 22 (15.49%) Web Development
10 18 (12.68%) DSDM
10 18 (12.68%) RUP
11 16 (11.27%) Kanban
12 15 (10.56%) Front End Development
12 15 (10.56%) SOLID
13 14 (9.86%) Open Source
13 14 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (8.45%) BDD
14 12 (8.45%) SOA
15 9 (6.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (60.56%) Java
2 77 (54.23%) JavaScript
3 48 (33.80%) C#
4 34 (23.94%) SQL
5 30 (21.13%) Java 8
6 16 (11.27%) Scala
7 13 (9.15%) Python
8 12 (8.45%) C++
9 11 (7.75%) Groovy
10 9 (6.34%) Kotlin
11 8 (5.63%) Clojure
11 8 (5.63%) PHP
12 7 (4.93%) PowerShell
13 6 (4.23%) Apex Code
13 6 (4.23%) PHP 5
13 6 (4.23%) SOQL
14 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.41%) ES6
15 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.34%) Degree
2 3 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) GCP
System Software
1 35 (24.65%) Docker
2 12 (8.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) Ansible
1 6 (4.23%) Terraform
2 4 (2.82%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle
3 3 (2.11%) Google
3 3 (2.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.70%) MapR
4 1 (0.70%) Perforce
4 1 (0.70%) Twitter