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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 47 69 54
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15  
Contract jobs citing OO 55 44 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.03% 2.30% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.77% 2.78% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 42
Median daily rate £400 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +21.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £638 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

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 1153 1584 1537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 84.53% 82.63% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 1106 986
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 38
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £21.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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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 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +19 55 £400 +3.22% 29
OO
Yorkshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (57.95%) Java
3 31 (35.23%) SQL
4 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 28 (31.82%) Git (software)
5 24 (27.27%) OOD
5 24 (27.27%) User Experience
6 23 (26.14%) RESTful
7 22 (25.00%) HTML
7 22 (25.00%) Scrum
8 20 (22.73%) Unit Testing
8 20 (22.73%) Android
8 20 (22.73%) Spring
8 20 (22.73%) NoSQL
9 19 (21.59%) Software Engineering
9 19 (21.59%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (20.45%) Subversion
10 18 (20.45%) AngularJS
11 17 (19.32%) Hibernate
11 17 (19.32%) MVC
11 17 (19.32%) .NET
12 16 (18.18%) Android Development
13 15 (17.05%) Algorithms
13 15 (17.05%) SOLID
13 15 (17.05%) CSS
13 15 (17.05%) Python
13 15 (17.05%) TDD
14 14 (15.91%) Mercurial
14 14 (15.91%) C#
14 14 (15.91%) Android SDK

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Top Related 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 6 (6.82%) Confluence
2 3 (3.41%) CMS
3 2 (2.27%) Drupal
3 2 (2.27%) WordPress
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) Tornado
4 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Google Play
1 2 (2.27%) iTunes
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
3 12 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.82%) MySQL
4 6 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.27%) Riak
7 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.14%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.14%) Redis
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 18 (20.45%) Subversion
3 14 (15.91%) Android Studio
3 14 (15.91%) Mercurial
4 12 (13.64%) JIRA
5 8 (9.09%) Xcode
6 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.55%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.41%) Maven
9 2 (2.27%) Babel
9 2 (2.27%) Mockito
9 2 (2.27%) PHPUnit
9 2 (2.27%) webpack
10 1 (1.14%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.14%) Gradle
10 1 (1.14%) Hudson
10 1 (1.14%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (6.82%) Publishing
2 4 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (2.27%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 79 (89.77%) Developer
2 30 (34.09%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.77%) .NET Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Android Developer
4 11 (12.50%) iOS Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Android Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Architect
10 4 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) SQL Developer
11 3 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (3.41%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.41%) iOS Android Developer
11 3 (3.41%) PHP Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Python Developer
11 3 (3.41%) UI Developer
12 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.14%) RESTful
2 22 (25.00%) HTML
3 20 (22.73%) Spring
4 18 (20.45%) AngularJS
5 17 (19.32%) .NET
5 17 (19.32%) Hibernate
6 15 (17.05%) CSS
7 14 (15.91%) Android SDK
8 13 (14.77%) .NET Framework
8 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET
8 13 (14.77%) Entity Framework
8 13 (14.77%) REST
9 12 (13.64%) Node.js
9 12 (13.64%) SOAP
10 11 (12.50%) CSS3
10 11 (12.50%) HTML5
11 10 (11.36%) React
12 8 (9.09%) Cocoa
12 8 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
13 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) User Experience
2 15 (17.05%) Algorithms
3 13 (14.77%) Mobile App
4 12 (13.64%) Data Structures
5 8 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.27%) RIA
8 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.14%) NHS
8 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Android
2 12 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.82%) Linux
4 5 (5.68%) Windows
5 4 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (4.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.27%) OOD
3 22 (25.00%) Scrum
4 20 (22.73%) Unit Testing
5 19 (21.59%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (21.59%) Software Engineering
6 17 (19.32%) MVC
7 16 (18.18%) Android Development
8 15 (17.05%) SOLID
8 15 (17.05%) TDD
9 12 (13.64%) Automated Testing
9 12 (13.64%) DevOps
9 12 (13.64%) iOS Development
10 11 (12.50%) Analytics
11 10 (11.36%) SOA
12 8 (9.09%) Open Source
13 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (5.68%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.95%) Java
2 31 (35.23%) SQL
3 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.05%) Python
5 14 (15.91%) C#
6 9 (10.23%) Objective-C
7 8 (9.09%) Apple Swift
8 6 (6.82%) PHP
9 5 (5.68%) C
10 4 (4.55%) C++
11 3 (3.41%) ES6
12 2 (2.27%) Scala
13 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.14%) Go
13 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) Puppet
2 7 (7.95%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle
2 2 (2.27%) Zend
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.14%) Twitter
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