Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 21 November 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 Design (OOD)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 151 153
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 -14
Contract jobs citing OOD 14 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.46% 0.62% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.71% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 17
West Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% +8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £288
90th Percentile £468 £444 £418
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +11.18% +8.57% +20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £42.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £42.50

OOD 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 2591 3084 3750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.81% 86.29% 85.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1787 2026 2579
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 62 109
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.63 £40.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing OOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for OOD 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 OOD in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD 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 OOD in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD 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 OOD within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Bradford +24 6 £425 +6.25%
Leeds -7 5 £420 +10.53% 2
Huddersfield - 1 - -
OOD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 13 (92.86%) OO
2 11 (78.57%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) REST
4 8 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (57.14%) XSD
4 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 8 (57.14%) BDD
4 8 (57.14%) Docker
4 8 (57.14%) Microservices
4 8 (57.14%) Dropwizard
5 7 (50.00%) Minimum Viable Product
5 7 (50.00%) User Stories
5 7 (50.00%) Retail
5 7 (50.00%) JIRA
5 7 (50.00%) JAXB
6 6 (42.86%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 6 (42.86%) Swagger
7 5 (35.71%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
8 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
8 4 (28.57%) IntelliJ
9 3 (21.43%) PHP
9 3 (21.43%) Scrum
9 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Android
9 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
9 3 (21.43%) RESTful
9 3 (21.43%) iOS SDK
9 3 (21.43%) Android Studio

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 7 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) IntelliJ
4 3 (21.43%) Android Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Android Developer
3 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) REST
2 8 (57.14%) Dropwizard
2 8 (57.14%) XSD
3 7 (50.00%) JAXB
4 6 (42.86%) Swagger
5 3 (21.43%) Android SDK
5 3 (21.43%) iOS SDK
5 3 (21.43%) RESTful
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 2 (14.29%) Symfony
6 2 (14.29%) Twig
7 1 (7.14%) Laravel
7 1 (7.14%) Node.js
7 1 (7.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Minimum Viable Product
2 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 3 (21.43%) User Experience
4 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) OO
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) BDD
3 8 (57.14%) Microservices
4 7 (50.00%) User Stories
5 6 (42.86%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 5 (35.71%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 3 (21.43%) Android Development
7 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Business Development
8 2 (14.29%) MVC
9 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Go
3 2 (14.29%) Kotlin
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Docker