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 3 months to 23 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 Design (OOD)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 122 142
Rank change year-on-year +16 +20  
Contract jobs citing OOD 14 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.69% 0.85% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.98% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +7.18% +2.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.11%  

OOD 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1705 2446 2463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.49% 86.68% 83.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1120 1705 1719
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 37 56
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.90 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.31% +1.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.76 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £26.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Yorkshire

OOD
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

OOD
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

OOD
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 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +19 12 £425 +6.25% 5
South Yorkshire +3 2 - -
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 31 (100.00%) OO
2 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (90.32%) RESTful
3 26 (83.87%) Scrum
4 25 (80.65%) Unit Testing
4 25 (80.65%) User Experience
5 20 (64.52%) Java
6 15 (48.39%) Android
6 15 (48.39%) Mobile App
6 15 (48.39%) Android SDK
6 15 (48.39%) Android Development
7 13 (41.94%) iOS Development
7 13 (41.94%) Apple iOS
7 13 (41.94%) Cocoa
7 13 (41.94%) Xcode
7 13 (41.94%) Objective-C
8 12 (38.71%) Cocoa Touch
8 12 (38.71%) Android Studio
8 12 (38.71%) Apple Swift
9 4 (12.90%) TDD
10 3 (9.68%) Spring
10 3 (9.68%) iOS SDK
10 3 (9.68%) REST
10 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
10 3 (9.68%) BDD
10 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
10 3 (9.68%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
11 2 (6.45%) Mule ESB
11 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project

OOD
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Jetty
1 2 (6.45%) Mule ESB
1 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Xcode
2 12 (38.71%) Android Studio
3 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.45%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) Gradle
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) Maven
5 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) iOS Developer
3 12 (38.71%) Android Developer
3 12 (38.71%) Android Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Java Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (3.23%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (3.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) RESTful
2 15 (48.39%) Android SDK
3 13 (41.94%) Cocoa
4 12 (38.71%) Cocoa Touch
5 3 (9.68%) iOS SDK
5 3 (9.68%) REST
5 3 (9.68%) Spring
6 2 (6.45%) Apache CXF
6 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.45%) React
6 2 (6.45%) Spring Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
7 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.23%) Laravel
7 1 (3.23%) Node.js
7 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
7 1 (3.23%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 25 (80.65%) User Experience
2 15 (48.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Fintech
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Android
2 13 (41.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) OO
2 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (83.87%) Scrum
4 25 (80.65%) Unit Testing
5 15 (48.39%) Android Development
6 13 (41.94%) iOS Development
7 4 (12.90%) TDD
8 3 (9.68%) BDD
8 3 (9.68%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (6.45%) Microservices
9 2 (6.45%) MVC
9 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (3.23%) Content Management
10 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
10 1 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
10 1 (3.23%) SOA
10 1 (3.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) Objective-C
3 12 (38.71%) Apple Swift
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Apple
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle