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 3 months to 24 June 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 (OO)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 55 61
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Contract jobs citing OO 44 72 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.12% 3.51% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 4.00% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 62 53
Median daily rate £400 £413 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +23.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £320 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.67 £41.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.20% +3.43%  

OO 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1223 1799 1809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.74% 87.67% 85.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 1240 1282
Median daily rate £403 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +19.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 33
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -58.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.02 £170.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
Leeds -6 40 £400 -3.03% 33
Halifax - 2 £370 - 1
Bradford +9 1 £425 -7.60%
Huddersfield - 1 - - 2
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Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 68 (68.69%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (48.48%) Java
3 40 (40.40%) Git (software)
4 38 (38.38%) JavaScript
5 30 (30.30%) SQL
6 29 (29.29%) HTML
6 29 (29.29%) CSS
6 29 (29.29%) Unit Testing
7 28 (28.28%) RESTful
7 28 (28.28%) Scrum
7 28 (28.28%) User Experience
8 27 (27.27%) OOD
9 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (24.24%) Subversion
11 21 (21.21%) Python
12 20 (20.20%) NoSQL
13 19 (19.19%) Mercurial
14 18 (18.18%) Spring
15 17 (17.17%) Test Automation
15 17 (17.17%) Android
15 17 (17.17%) MySQL
15 17 (17.17%) MVC
16 16 (16.16%) Data Structures
16 16 (16.16%) Algorithms
17 15 (15.15%) Greenfield Project
17 15 (15.15%) Node.js
17 15 (15.15%) Mobile App
17 15 (15.15%) Android SDK
17 15 (15.15%) Android Development
17 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering

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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 3 (3.03%) CMS
2 2 (2.02%) Drupal
2 2 (2.02%) WordPress
3 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.01%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Firebase
2 1 (1.01%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.20%) NoSQL
2 17 (17.17%) MySQL
3 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 10 (10.10%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (6.06%) RDBMS
6 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.01%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.01%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (40.40%) Git (software)
2 24 (24.24%) Subversion
3 19 (19.19%) Mercurial
4 14 (14.14%) Android Studio
5 13 (13.13%) Xcode
6 5 (5.05%) JIRA
7 4 (4.04%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.04%) PHPUnit
8 2 (2.02%) Bower
8 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.02%) Gradle
8 2 (2.02%) Mockito
8 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.02%) webpack
9 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.01%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.01%) jMock
9 1 (1.01%) JUnit
9 1 (1.01%) Selenium
9 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (6.06%) Publishing
2 2 (2.02%) Electronics
2 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.01%) Back Office
3 1 (1.01%) Finance
Job Titles
1 92 (92.93%) Developer
2 27 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.13%) iOS Developer
4 12 (12.12%) Android Developer
4 12 (12.12%) Android Engineer
5 11 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 11 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (11.11%) Python Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.04%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (4.04%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.03%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.03%) PHP Software Engineer
10 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Digital Architect
10 2 (2.02%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.29%) CSS
1 29 (29.29%) HTML
2 28 (28.28%) RESTful
3 18 (18.18%) Spring
4 15 (15.15%) Android SDK
4 15 (15.15%) Node.js
5 14 (14.14%) AngularJS
5 14 (14.14%) Hibernate
6 13 (13.13%) Cocoa
6 13 (13.13%) CSS3
6 13 (13.13%) HTML5
6 13 (13.13%) React
7 12 (12.12%) .NET
7 12 (12.12%) Cocoa Touch
8 11 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 11 (11.11%) Entity Framework
9 8 (8.08%) REST
10 7 (7.07%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.28%) User Experience
2 16 (16.16%) Algorithms
2 16 (16.16%) Data Structures
3 15 (15.15%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (15.15%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) iPad
6 1 (1.01%) iPhone
6 1 (1.01%) NHS
6 1 (1.01%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.17%) Android
2 13 (13.13%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.06%) Linux
4 2 (2.02%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.02%) Windows
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (68.69%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.29%) Unit Testing
3 28 (28.28%) Scrum
4 27 (27.27%) OOD
5 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (17.17%) MVC
6 17 (17.17%) Test Automation
7 15 (15.15%) Android Development
7 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 14 (14.14%) OOP
8 14 (14.14%) TDD
9 13 (13.13%) iOS Development
10 11 (11.11%) DevOps
11 10 (10.10%) SOLID
12 7 (7.07%) Analytics
12 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.06%) BDD
13 6 (6.06%) Microservices
13 6 (6.06%) OO PHP
14 5 (5.05%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.48%) Java
2 38 (38.38%) JavaScript
3 30 (30.30%) SQL
4 21 (21.21%) Python
5 13 (13.13%) C#
5 13 (13.13%) Objective-C
6 12 (12.12%) Apple Swift
7 10 (10.10%) PHP
8 3 (3.03%) C
8 3 (3.03%) C++
9 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.02%) ES6
9 2 (2.02%) Ruby
9 2 (2.02%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.01%) Go
10 1 (1.01%) Scala
10 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.01%) VB
10 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.01%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Ansible
1 4 (4.04%) Puppet
2 1 (1.01%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle
2 3 (3.03%) Zend
3 1 (1.01%) Apple
3 1 (1.01%) Google
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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