Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 65 69
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4 +34
Contract jobs citing OO 89 102 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.66% 3.36% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 3.93% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 85 73
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -1.94%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
90th Percentile £544 £461 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £41.00 -

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 2,913 2,596 2,821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.09% 85.59% 86.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,974 1,777 1,822
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 69 73
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -5.28%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.81 £10.20
90th Percentile £30.38 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.13 £17.50 £14.87
% change year-on-year -2.14% +17.73% -0.90%

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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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 74 £425 +6.25% 30
Bradford -18 3 £370 -12.94% 7
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Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 56 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (53.93%) Java
3 38 (42.70%) C#
4 34 (38.20%) TDD
5 31 (34.83%) OOP
6 30 (33.71%) Software Engineering
7 28 (31.46%) Test Automation
8 25 (28.09%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (28.09%) NoSQL
9 23 (25.84%) Microservices
10 21 (23.60%) Python
11 20 (22.47%) Kafka
12 19 (21.35%) Git (software)
13 18 (20.22%) C++
14 17 (19.10%) HTML
14 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
14 17 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (17.98%) RDBMS
15 16 (17.98%) Relational Database
16 15 (16.85%) Big Data
16 15 (16.85%) CSS
16 15 (16.85%) Hadoop
16 15 (16.85%) RESTful
17 14 (15.73%) Scrum
18 13 (14.61%) Linux
18 13 (14.61%) Scala
19 12 (13.48%) TCP/IP
19 12 (13.48%) MySQL
19 12 (13.48%) Mercurial
20 11 (12.36%) .NET

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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 10 (11.24%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.74%) nginx
3 2 (2.25%) Confluence
3 2 (2.25%) WordPress
4 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.74%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (6.74%) Serverless
3 3 (3.37%) GitHub
4 2 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.12%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.99%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (7.87%) DHCP
3 7 (7.87%) DNS
3 7 (7.87%) FTP
3 7 (7.87%) HTTP
3 7 (7.87%) IPsec
3 7 (7.87%) SSL
4 5 (5.62%) DLNA
4 5 (5.62%) UPnP
5 3 (3.37%) 3G
5 3 (3.37%) 4G
5 3 (3.37%) Bluetooth
5 3 (3.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.09%) NoSQL
2 16 (17.98%) RDBMS
2 16 (17.98%) Relational Database
3 15 (16.85%) Big Data
3 15 (16.85%) Hadoop
4 12 (13.48%) MySQL
5 10 (11.24%) Apache Hive
5 10 (11.24%) HBase
6 7 (7.87%) MongoDB
7 6 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (6.74%) Redis
8 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (21.35%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.48%) Mercurial
3 11 (12.36%) Jenkins
4 10 (11.24%) Selenium
4 10 (11.24%) Subversion
5 7 (7.87%) Travis CI
6 5 (5.62%) GCC
6 5 (5.62%) GDB
6 5 (5.62%) GoogleTest
6 5 (5.62%) Jasmine
6 5 (5.62%) JUnit
6 5 (5.62%) Mockito
7 3 (3.37%) PHPUnit
8 2 (2.25%) JIRA
8 2 (2.25%) Maven
8 2 (2.25%) Mocha
8 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.25%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.12%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (5.62%) Electronics
2 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.37%) Law
4 2 (2.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 61 (68.54%) Developer
2 25 (28.09%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.73%) Software Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) AWS Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Python Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Agile Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Developer in Test
6 9 (10.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Agile Tester
7 8 (8.99%) Automation Tester
7 8 (8.99%) Java Automation Tester
7 8 (8.99%) Java Developer in Test
7 8 (8.99%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 8 (8.99%) Selenium Tester
7 8 (8.99%) Test Automation Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Tester
8 7 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.47%) Kafka
2 17 (19.10%) HTML
3 15 (16.85%) CSS
3 15 (16.85%) RESTful
4 11 (12.36%) .NET
5 10 (11.24%) CSS3
5 10 (11.24%) React
6 9 (10.11%) Hibernate
6 9 (10.11%) Spring
6 9 (10.11%) Spring Boot
7 8 (8.99%) Node.js
8 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET
8 7 (7.87%) Django
9 6 (6.74%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
9 6 (6.74%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (5.62%) HTML5
10 5 (5.62%) JNI
10 5 (5.62%) jQuery
10 5 (5.62%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Algorithms
1 6 (6.74%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) MPEG
3 4 (4.49%) User Experience
4 3 (3.37%) BeagleBone
4 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Linux
2 9 (10.11%) Android
3 5 (5.62%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) TDD
3 31 (34.83%) OOP
4 30 (33.71%) Software Engineering
5 28 (31.46%) Test Automation
6 25 (28.09%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (25.84%) Microservices
8 14 (15.73%) Scrum
9 11 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (11.24%) Computer Science
10 10 (11.24%) Functional Programming
11 9 (10.11%) Open Source
12 8 (8.99%) DevOps
12 8 (8.99%) Unit Testing
13 7 (7.87%) BDD
13 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
13 7 (7.87%) SOA
13 7 (7.87%) Software Delivery
13 7 (7.87%) Target Operating Model
13 7 (7.87%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 48 (53.93%) Java
2 38 (42.70%) C#
3 21 (23.60%) Python
4 18 (20.22%) C++
5 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
6 13 (14.61%) Scala
7 10 (11.24%) SQL
8 9 (10.11%) Java 8
9 6 (6.74%) C
9 6 (6.74%) PHP
10 5 (5.62%) ES6
11 3 (3.37%) Embedded C
11 3 (3.37%) PHP 7
12 2 (2.25%) Clojure
12 2 (2.25%) Groovy
13 1 (1.12%) Kotlin
13 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (11.24%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Docker
2 9 (10.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (7.87%) Puppet
2 6 (6.74%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (7.87%) MapR
2 5 (5.62%) Google
3 3 (3.37%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.25%) Zend
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore