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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 100 123
Rank change year-on-year +17 +23  
Contract jobs citing OOP 20 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.40% 0.99% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 4
Median daily rate £400 £500 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +35.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £335 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £30.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year +45.00% -38.46%  

OOP 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 1236 1772 1819
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.74% 87.59% 85.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 1221 1298
Median daily rate £403 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 32
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -58.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.02 £170.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +23 20 £400 -20.00% 6
OOP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 15 (55.56%) HTML
2 15 (55.56%) CSS
2 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 14 (51.85%) MySQL
4 13 (48.15%) OO
4 13 (48.15%) Python
5 11 (40.74%) MVC
5 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (29.63%) TDD
6 8 (29.63%) Linux
7 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
7 7 (25.93%) .NET
7 7 (25.93%) CMS
7 7 (25.93%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (25.93%) Sitecore
7 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (22.22%) Scrum
8 6 (22.22%) jQuery
8 6 (22.22%) C#
8 6 (22.22%) PHP
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 6 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (22.22%) Front End Development
8 6 (22.22%) SOLID
9 5 (18.52%) Microservices

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 7 (25.93%) CMS
1 7 (25.93%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (14.81%) Apache Solr
2 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) MySQL
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) PHPUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Python Developer
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) PHP Developer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.41%) PHP Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Symfony Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) CSS
1 15 (55.56%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (22.22%) jQuery
3 6 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (18.52%) Ajax
4 5 (18.52%) Symfony
5 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.70%) Android SDK
6 1 (3.70%) CSS3
6 1 (3.70%) HTML5
6 1 (3.70%) LAMP
6 1 (3.70%) RESTful
6 1 (3.70%) RxJava
6 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Streaming Media
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) OO
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) MVC
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 6 (22.22%) Scrum
4 6 (22.22%) SOLID
5 5 (18.52%) Microservices
5 5 (18.52%) SOA
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Database Optimisation
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps
6 4 (14.81%) OO PHP
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.11%) High Availability
7 3 (11.11%) Network Design
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
9 1 (3.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (48.15%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) PHP
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) SaltStack
2 1 (3.70%) Zend