Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 114 134
Rank change year-on-year +9 +20 +25
Contract jobs citing OOP 66 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.88% 1.18% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.35% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 39
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +25.00%
10th Percentile £323 £263 £219
90th Percentile £556 £430 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
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 3,113 2,513 3,491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.77% 87.32% 88.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,136 1,716 2,352
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £304 £275 £283
90th Percentile £550 £545 £545
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 59 49
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +5.19% -0.70%
10th Percentile £11.13 £8.33 £10.19
90th Percentile £33.08 £27.71 £22.15
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.46 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +22.92% -2.07% +4.50%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 51 £450 +20.00% 32
Bradford -8 3 - - 2
Wakefield - 3 £240 -
Huddersfield - 1 £320 -
OOP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 45 (68.18%) OO
2 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (54.55%) Java
4 34 (51.52%) Microservices
5 33 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 32 (48.48%) SOA
6 32 (48.48%) Scala
7 28 (42.42%) C#
8 26 (39.39%) TDD
9 24 (36.36%) Scrum
10 23 (34.85%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (31.82%) RESTful
11 21 (31.82%) Git (software)
12 20 (30.30%) MVC
12 20 (30.30%) .NET
13 19 (28.79%) SQL
13 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
13 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET
14 18 (27.27%) CSS
14 18 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
14 18 (27.27%) AngularJS
14 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (25.76%) SOLID
15 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (24.24%) Groovy
16 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
16 16 (24.24%) HTML
17 15 (22.73%) Hadoop
17 15 (22.73%) HBase
17 15 (22.73%) Big Data

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 15 (22.73%) Apache Spark
2 13 (19.70%) CMS
3 12 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (9.09%) Apache
5 1 (1.52%) Confluence
5 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) GitHub
2 4 (6.06%) Force.com
2 4 (6.06%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.55%) DLNA
2 3 (4.55%) HTTP
2 3 (4.55%) Internet
2 3 (4.55%) UPnP
2 3 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.52%) DHCP
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) FTP
3 1 (1.52%) IPsec
3 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.73%) Apache Hive
2 15 (22.73%) Big Data
2 15 (22.73%) Hadoop
2 15 (22.73%) HBase
3 14 (21.21%) Relational Database
4 13 (19.70%) NoSQL
5 11 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 8 (12.12%) MySQL
7 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 14 (21.21%) Mercurial
3 9 (13.64%) gulp
3 9 (13.64%) webpack
4 7 (10.61%) Subversion
5 4 (6.06%) JUnit
6 3 (4.55%) GCC
6 3 (4.55%) GDB
6 3 (4.55%) GoogleTest
6 3 (4.55%) Mockito
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (3.03%) JIRA
7 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.52%) Mocha
8 1 (1.52%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (6.06%) Marketing
2 3 (4.55%) Electronics
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Publishing
2 3 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (62.12%) Developer
2 13 (19.70%) Java Developer
2 13 (19.70%) Software Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Senior Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Sitecore Developer
4 7 (10.61%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Lead Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Java Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Salesforce Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Scala Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Java Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.03%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) RESTful
2 20 (30.30%) .NET
3 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET
4 18 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (27.27%) CSS
5 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (24.24%) HTML
7 15 (22.73%) Kafka
8 14 (21.21%) jQuery
8 14 (21.21%) React
8 14 (21.21%) Vue.js
9 13 (19.70%) CSS3
10 12 (18.18%) HTML5
11 11 (16.67%) Node.js
12 8 (12.12%) SOAP
13 6 (9.09%) Web Services
14 4 (6.06%) Visualforce
15 3 (4.55%) JSON
15 3 (4.55%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) User Experience
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.55%) MPEG
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Android
2 3 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (68.18%) OO
2 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (51.52%) Microservices
4 32 (48.48%) SOA
5 26 (39.39%) TDD
6 24 (36.36%) Scrum
7 23 (34.85%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (30.30%) MVC
9 17 (25.76%) SOLID
10 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
11 14 (21.21%) Open Source
12 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (15.15%) Functional Programming
13 9 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (12.12%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
15 7 (10.61%) Software Delivery
16 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
16 6 (9.09%) Pair Programming
17 5 (7.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) Java
2 33 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (48.48%) Scala
4 28 (42.42%) C#
5 19 (28.79%) SQL
6 16 (24.24%) Groovy
7 13 (19.70%) Clojure
7 13 (19.70%) T-SQL
8 10 (15.15%) C++
9 4 (6.06%) Apex Code
9 4 (6.06%) SOQL
10 3 (4.55%) C
10 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.03%) PHP
11 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.52%) ES6
12 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Sitecore
2 12 (18.18%) MapR
3 4 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.55%) Google
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.52%) Zend