Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 70 66
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +19
Contract jobs citing OO 114 91 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.31% 3.09% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 3.57% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 81 107
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £310
90th Percentile £538 £440 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.58% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 3,032 2,547 3,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.06% 86.37% 88.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,080 1,760 2,175
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £275
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 57 62
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.16% -2.07% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.23 £8.69 £10.23
90th Percentile £33.75 £26.25 £30.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
% change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +7.14%

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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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -5 81 £425 +6.25% 27
Bradford -7 8 £370 -12.94% 4
Huddersfield -9 2 £350 - 1
Wakefield - 2 £240 - 3
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Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 78 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (54.39%) Java
3 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
4 41 (35.96%) OOP
5 38 (33.33%) C#
6 37 (32.46%) Git (software)
7 36 (31.58%) TDD
8 35 (30.70%) Microservices
9 34 (29.82%) HTML
9 34 (29.82%) CSS
10 33 (28.95%) Kafka
11 32 (28.07%) Test Automation
12 31 (27.19%) Software Engineering
13 30 (26.32%) RESTful
13 30 (26.32%) Scala
14 24 (21.05%) Docker
15 22 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (18.42%) Mercurial
16 21 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
17 19 (16.67%) .NET
17 19 (16.67%) CSS3
18 18 (15.79%) MySQL
19 17 (14.91%) SOA
19 17 (14.91%) Scrum
20 16 (14.04%) Big Data
20 16 (14.04%) Hadoop
20 16 (14.04%) Virtual Machines
21 15 (13.16%) Open Source
21 15 (13.16%) BDD
21 15 (13.16%) Apache Hive

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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 (13.16%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.26%) Apache
3 4 (3.51%) Confluence
4 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.75%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) GitHub
2 10 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.51%) Force.com
3 4 (3.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 3 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (2.63%) Serverless
5 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.88%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.63%) 3G
3 3 (2.63%) 4G
3 3 (2.63%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.63%) DLNA
3 3 (2.63%) Internet
3 3 (2.63%) UPnP
4 2 (1.75%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.88%) DHCP
5 1 (0.88%) DNS
5 1 (0.88%) FTP
5 1 (0.88%) HTTP
5 1 (0.88%) IPsec
5 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.79%) MySQL
2 16 (14.04%) Big Data
2 16 (14.04%) Hadoop
3 15 (13.16%) Apache Hive
3 15 (13.16%) HBase
4 14 (12.28%) NoSQL
4 14 (12.28%) Relational Database
5 11 (9.65%) RDBMS
6 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (32.46%) Git (software)
2 21 (18.42%) Mercurial
3 14 (12.28%) Selenium
4 13 (11.40%) Subversion
5 7 (6.14%) Maven
6 6 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (3.51%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.51%) JIRA
7 4 (3.51%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.63%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.63%) GCC
8 3 (2.63%) GDB
8 3 (2.63%) GoogleTest
8 3 (2.63%) JUnit
8 3 (2.63%) Mockito
8 3 (2.63%) MSTest
8 3 (2.63%) NUnit
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (5.26%) Finance
1 6 (5.26%) Retail
2 4 (3.51%) Marketing
3 3 (2.63%) Electronics
3 3 (2.63%) Law
3 3 (2.63%) Publishing
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (71.05%) Developer
2 36 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 21 (18.42%) Software Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) Developer in Test
5 10 (8.77%) Java Developer in Test
6 9 (7.89%) Automation Tester
6 9 (7.89%) Java Automation Tester
6 9 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (7.89%) PHP Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Test Automation Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Tester
7 8 (7.02%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Agile Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Agile Tester
7 8 (7.02%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 8 (7.02%) Selenium Tester
7 8 (7.02%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.82%) CSS
1 34 (29.82%) HTML
2 33 (28.95%) Kafka
3 30 (26.32%) RESTful
4 19 (16.67%) .NET
4 19 (16.67%) CSS3
5 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET
6 14 (12.28%) Node.js
6 14 (12.28%) React
7 13 (11.40%) HTML5
8 12 (10.53%) SOAP
8 12 (10.53%) Web Services
9 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (8.77%) Hibernate
9 10 (8.77%) Spring
9 10 (8.77%) Spring Boot
10 9 (7.89%) jQuery
11 6 (5.26%) Laravel
11 6 (5.26%) REST
12 5 (4.39%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.63%) BeagleBone
4 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.63%) MPEG
5 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.75%) Equities
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Life Science
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Linux
2 6 (5.26%) Android
3 3 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (2.63%) Unix
3 3 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.96%) OOP
3 36 (31.58%) TDD
4 35 (30.70%) Microservices
5 32 (28.07%) Test Automation
6 31 (27.19%) Software Engineering
7 22 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (14.91%) Scrum
9 17 (14.91%) SOA
10 15 (13.16%) BDD
10 15 (13.16%) Open Source
11 11 (9.65%) MVC
11 11 (9.65%) Software Delivery
11 11 (9.65%) Web Development
12 10 (8.77%) Functional Programming
13 9 (7.89%) Front End Development
13 9 (7.89%) Pair Programming
14 8 (7.02%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 8 (7.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (54.39%) Java
2 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
3 38 (33.33%) C#
4 30 (26.32%) Scala
5 15 (13.16%) Groovy
5 15 (13.16%) Python
6 12 (10.53%) C++
6 12 (10.53%) Clojure
6 12 (10.53%) Java 8
6 12 (10.53%) PHP
7 10 (8.77%) SQL
8 6 (5.26%) C
8 6 (5.26%) Kotlin
9 5 (4.39%) ES6
9 5 (4.39%) PHP 5
10 4 (3.51%) Apex Code
10 4 (3.51%) PHP 7
10 4 (3.51%) SOQL
11 3 (2.63%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Degree
2 11 (9.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.63%) BC Cleared
3 3 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (21.05%) Docker
2 16 (14.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) Terraform
2 3 (2.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (10.53%) MapR
2 4 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.63%) Google
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle
3 3 (2.63%) Zend