Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 23 June 2018 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 Programming (OOP)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 120 133
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 +6
Contract jobs citing OOP 53 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.56% 1.01% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.16% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 33
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £314 £280 £219
90th Percentile £538 £427 £653
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £406
% change year-on-year -6.25% -1.54% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

OOP 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 2,990 2,413 3,421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.12% 86.92% 86.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,025 1,623 2,361
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £297 £277 £285
90th Percentile £538 £550 £570
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 48 59
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -15.52% -17.14%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.00 £30.66 £24.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.31 £13.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +56.19% -17.46% -5.80%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in West Yorkshire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOP in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in West Yorkshire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in West Yorkshire

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in West Yorkshire

OOP
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 OOP within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. 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 -8 46 £420 +5.00% 20
Bradford - 3 - - 3
Huddersfield - 1 £320 -
Wakefield - 1 £375 -
OOP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (58.49%) OO
3 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
4 27 (50.94%) Microservices
5 25 (47.17%) C#
5 25 (47.17%) TDD
6 24 (45.28%) Java
6 24 (45.28%) SOA
7 22 (41.51%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (39.62%) .NET
8 21 (39.62%) SQL
8 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
9 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
10 19 (35.85%) RESTful
10 19 (35.85%) MVC
11 18 (33.96%) CSS
11 18 (33.96%) HTML
12 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET
12 17 (32.08%) Scala
12 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (30.19%) SOLID
14 15 (28.30%) Scrum
15 13 (24.53%) Open Source
15 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (24.53%) Virtual Machines
15 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (22.64%) AngularJS
16 12 (22.64%) Groovy
16 12 (22.64%) jQuery

OOP
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 (18.87%) CMS
2 9 (16.98%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (7.55%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.66%) Apache
5 2 (3.77%) nginx
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.89%) Confluence
6 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Force.com
1 7 (13.21%) GitHub
1 7 (13.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
3 7 (13.21%) MySQL
3 7 (13.21%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.55%) Apache Hive
4 4 (7.55%) Big Data
4 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.55%) HBase
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.87%) Mercurial
3 8 (15.09%) Subversion
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (7.55%) gulp
5 4 (7.55%) webpack
6 2 (3.77%) JIRA
7 1 (1.89%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.89%) JUnit
7 1 (1.89%) Mocha
7 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (13.21%) Marketing
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Publishing
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.21%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Salesforce Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Sitecore Developer
6 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Java Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Java Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) .NET
2 19 (35.85%) RESTful
3 18 (33.96%) CSS
3 18 (33.96%) HTML
4 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET
4 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (22.64%) AngularJS
5 12 (22.64%) CSS3
5 12 (22.64%) jQuery
6 11 (20.75%) HTML5
6 11 (20.75%) React
7 10 (18.87%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 8 (15.09%) SOAP
9 7 (13.21%) Visualforce
10 6 (11.32%) Node.js
11 5 (9.43%) JSON
11 5 (9.43%) REST
11 5 (9.43%) Web Services
11 5 (9.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) User Experience
3 5 (9.43%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
1 5 (9.43%) Unix
2 1 (1.89%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (58.49%) OO
3 27 (50.94%) Microservices
4 25 (47.17%) TDD
5 24 (45.28%) SOA
6 22 (41.51%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (35.85%) MVC
8 16 (30.19%) SOLID
9 15 (28.30%) Scrum
10 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (24.53%) Open Source
11 9 (16.98%) Front End Development
12 7 (13.21%) API Integration
12 7 (13.21%) CRM
12 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
12 7 (13.21%) Email Marketing
13 6 (11.32%) API Development
13 6 (11.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
13 6 (11.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
2 25 (47.17%) C#
3 24 (45.28%) Java
4 21 (39.62%) SQL
5 17 (32.08%) Scala
6 12 (22.64%) Groovy
7 11 (20.75%) T-SQL
8 9 (16.98%) Clojure
9 7 (13.21%) Apex Code
9 7 (13.21%) SOQL
10 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
11 3 (5.66%) C++
12 2 (3.77%) PHP
12 2 (3.77%) Python
13 1 (1.89%) ES6
13 1 (1.89%) Ruby
13 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (11.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Sitecore
2 7 (13.21%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 4 (7.55%) MapR
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) Google
6 1 (1.89%) Twitter
6 1 (1.89%) Xamarin