Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 24 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 Design (OOD)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 177 193
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16 -18
Contract jobs citing OOD 15 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.34% 0.55% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.66% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 17
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% +8.57% +20.69%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £288
90th Percentile £468 £444 £418
England median daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £42.50
England median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -1.32% +1.33%

OOD 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3694 4558 5182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.61% 84.05% 83.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2965 3551
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £262
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 133 180
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.47% +1.72% -
10th Percentile £9.92 £11.01 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £36.60 £34.08
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +9 14 £423 +11.18% 2
South Yorkshire +17 1 - - 2
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for OOD.

1 14 (93.33%) OO
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Java
4 9 (60.00%) BDD
4 9 (60.00%) REST
5 8 (53.33%) User Stories
5 8 (53.33%) Docker
5 8 (53.33%) Microservices
5 8 (53.33%) Dropwizard
5 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
5 8 (53.33%) XSD
5 8 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (46.67%) JAXB
6 7 (46.67%) Retail
6 7 (46.67%) JIRA
6 7 (46.67%) Minimum Viable Product
7 6 (40.00%) Swagger
7 6 (40.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 5 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
9 4 (26.67%) IntelliJ
9 4 (26.67%) Scrum
10 3 (20.00%) PHP
10 3 (20.00%) RESTful
10 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (20.00%) Android
10 3 (20.00%) iOS SDK
10 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 3 (20.00%) Android Studio

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
2 7 (46.67%) JIRA
3 4 (26.67%) IntelliJ
4 3 (20.00%) Android Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 3 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) REST
2 8 (53.33%) Dropwizard
2 8 (53.33%) XSD
3 7 (46.67%) JAXB
4 6 (40.00%) Swagger
5 3 (20.00%) Android SDK
5 3 (20.00%) iOS SDK
5 3 (20.00%) RESTful
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) Symfony
6 2 (13.33%) Twig
7 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
7 1 (6.67%) Laravel
7 1 (6.67%) Node.js
7 1 (6.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Minimum Viable Product
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) OO
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) BDD
4 8 (53.33%) Microservices
4 8 (53.33%) User Stories
5 6 (40.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 5 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) Android Development
8 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
8 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Business Development
9 2 (13.33%) MVC
10 1 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
10 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
10 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) Go
3 2 (13.33%) Kotlin
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Docker