Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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 Programming (OOP)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 137 147
Rank change year-on-year +20 +10 -15
Contract jobs citing OOP 42 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.38% 0.81% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.93% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 21
West Yorkshire median daily rate £373 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.35% +13.33% +17.19%
10th Percentile £273 £310 £300
90th Percentile £430 £500 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £366 £390 £375
% change year-on-year -6.09% +4.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 2584 3105 3759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.86% 86.25% 85.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 2037 2588
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 68 62 109
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.64 £10.23 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.50 £40.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.64% +2.52% -

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 November 2017.

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 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
Leeds +23 37 £373 -25.50% 7
Bradford - 1 - - 4
OOP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) Scrum
3 23 (54.76%) TDD
4 21 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 19 (45.24%) MVC
6 17 (40.48%) C#
6 17 (40.48%) .NET
6 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET
6 17 (40.48%) Microservices
7 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (35.71%) Ajax
8 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
8 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (33.33%) Front End Development
9 14 (33.33%) SQL
9 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 14 (33.33%) SOA
9 14 (33.33%) jQuery
10 13 (30.95%) RESTful
10 13 (30.95%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
10 13 (30.95%) SOLID
11 12 (28.57%) RxJava
11 12 (28.57%) Java
11 12 (28.57%) OO
11 12 (28.57%) NoSQL
11 12 (28.57%) Android Development
11 12 (28.57%) Mobile App
11 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration

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 11 (26.19%) CMS
1 11 (26.19%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (23.81%) Apache Solr
2 10 (23.81%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) Drupal
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) nginx
4 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) GitHub
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.76%) Heroku
3 2 (4.76%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 10 (23.81%) MongoDB
4 4 (9.52%) MySQL
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) Android Studio
2 7 (16.67%) Gradle
3 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 3 (7.14%) Selenium
4 2 (4.76%) Gatling
4 2 (4.76%) Hudson
4 2 (4.76%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) JMeter
4 2 (4.76%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (83.33%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 12 (28.57%) Android Developer
4 11 (26.19%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (26.19%) C# Developer
5 8 (19.05%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Agile Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 3 (7.14%) PHP Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Agile Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Android Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Tester
9 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (4.76%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) .NET
1 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET
2 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
2 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (35.71%) Ajax
4 14 (33.33%) jQuery
5 13 (30.95%) KnockoutJS
5 13 (30.95%) RESTful
6 12 (28.57%) RxJava
7 11 (26.19%) Android SDK
8 10 (23.81%) CSS
8 10 (23.81%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 7 (16.67%) HTML
9 7 (16.67%) Retrofit
10 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
10 4 (9.52%) Node.js
10 4 (9.52%) Symfony
11 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
11 3 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 11 (26.19%) User Experience
4 4 (9.52%) Media Streaming
5 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.38%) Chromecast
6 1 (2.38%) IPTV
6 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Android
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) Scrum
3 23 (54.76%) TDD
4 19 (45.24%) MVC
5 17 (40.48%) Microservices
6 14 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 14 (33.33%) SOA
7 13 (30.95%) SOLID
8 12 (28.57%) Android Development
8 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (28.57%) OO
9 10 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
11 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
11 8 (19.05%) Open Source
12 7 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (14.29%) BDD
14 4 (9.52%) Pair Programming
14 4 (9.52%) Software Delivery
15 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) C#
2 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 14 (33.33%) SQL
4 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
5 12 (28.57%) Java
6 11 (26.19%) Kotlin
7 4 (9.52%) PHP
8 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.76%) Python
10 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.38%) Google
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Twitter