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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 81 106 107
Rank change year-on-year +25 +1  
Contract jobs citing OOD 15 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.12% 0.53% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.64% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 3
Median daily rate £400 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +29.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £38.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.24% +6.94%  

OOD 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 1127 1567 1511
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 84.36% 82.47% 84.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 1086 980
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 £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 36
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 £11.25
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%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in West Yorkshire

OOD
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

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in West Yorkshire

OOD
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 3 months to 22 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 +15 15 £400 +3.22% 2
OOD
Yorkshire

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 24 (92.31%) OO
2 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (73.08%) RESTful
3 19 (73.08%) Java
3 19 (73.08%) Scrum
4 18 (69.23%) Unit Testing
4 18 (69.23%) User Experience
5 13 (50.00%) Android SDK
5 13 (50.00%) Android Development
5 13 (50.00%) Android
6 12 (46.15%) Mobile App
7 10 (38.46%) Android Studio
8 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
8 9 (34.62%) iOS Development
9 8 (30.77%) Cocoa Touch
9 8 (30.77%) Cocoa
9 8 (30.77%) Xcode
9 8 (30.77%) Objective-C
10 7 (26.92%) HTML
10 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
10 7 (26.92%) Apple Swift
11 6 (23.08%) JIRA
11 6 (23.08%) Open Source
11 6 (23.08%) Confluence
11 6 (23.08%) TDD
11 6 (23.08%) Middleware
11 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 6 (23.08%) SOA
12 5 (19.23%) Docker
13 4 (15.38%) SOLID

OOD
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 (23.08%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) Riak
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Android Studio
2 8 (30.77%) Xcode
3 6 (23.08%) JIRA
4 4 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 2 (7.69%) Maven
7 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Android Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Android Engineer
4 8 (30.77%) iOS Developer
5 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) RESTful
2 13 (50.00%) Android SDK
3 8 (30.77%) Cocoa
3 8 (30.77%) Cocoa Touch
4 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
4 7 (26.92%) HTML
5 6 (23.08%) Middleware
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (15.38%) iOS SDK
6 4 (15.38%) NHibernate
6 4 (15.38%) Spring.NET
7 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
7 3 (11.54%) Spring
8 2 (7.69%) React
8 2 (7.69%) REST
9 1 (3.85%) Web Services
9 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) User Experience
2 12 (46.15%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Android
2 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) OO
2 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (73.08%) Scrum
4 18 (69.23%) Unit Testing
5 13 (50.00%) Android Development
6 9 (34.62%) iOS Development
7 6 (23.08%) Open Source
7 6 (23.08%) SOA
7 6 (23.08%) TDD
8 4 (15.38%) SOLID
9 3 (11.54%) Analytics
9 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
10 1 (3.85%) BDD
10 1 (3.85%) Concurrent Programming
10 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
10 1 (3.85%) Presales
10 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Objective-C
3 7 (26.92%) Apple Swift
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Python
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Ansible
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
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