The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 117 137
Rank change year-on-year +19 +20  
Contract jobs citing OOP 21 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.04% 1.01% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 5
Median daily rate £400 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.53% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £500 £405
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 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 1699 2399 2475
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.44% 86.51% 83.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 1668 1729
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 £544 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 34 55
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -8.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.52 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Yorkshire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in Yorkshire

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Yorkshire

OOP
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 OOP within the 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
West Yorkshire +17 20 £400 -20.00% 10
South Yorkshire -1 1 £375 +11.11% 7
OOP
England

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 18 (56.25%) OO
3 17 (53.13%) HTML
3 17 (53.13%) CSS
4 16 (50.00%) MySQL
4 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 14 (43.75%) Python
6 13 (40.63%) MVC
7 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (28.13%) Linux
8 9 (28.13%) C#
8 9 (28.13%) .NET
9 8 (25.00%) PHP
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (25.00%) TDD
10 7 (21.88%) CMS
10 7 (21.88%) SQL
10 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
10 7 (21.88%) jQuery
10 7 (21.88%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (21.88%) Sitecore
10 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
11 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (18.75%) SOLID
11 6 (18.75%) Symfony
11 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (18.75%) SOA
11 6 (18.75%) T-SQL

OOP
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 7 (21.88%) CMS
1 7 (21.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 4 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.13%) Drupal
3 1 (3.13%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) MySQL
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
3 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) PHPUnit
3 2 (6.25%) Maven
3 2 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Python Developer
3 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) PHP Developer
5 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
6 4 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.25%) PHP Software Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Symfony Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) CSS
1 17 (53.13%) HTML
2 9 (28.13%) .NET
3 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
3 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (21.88%) jQuery
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (18.75%) Symfony
5 5 (15.63%) Ajax
6 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.25%) CSS3
7 2 (6.25%) HTML5
8 1 (3.13%) LAMP
8 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
8 1 (3.13%) SAML
8 1 (3.13%) SOAP
8 1 (3.13%) Web Services
8 1 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Streaming Media
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) OO
2 13 (40.63%) MVC
3 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) TDD
5 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
6 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) SOA
6 6 (18.75%) SOLID
7 5 (15.63%) DevOps
7 5 (15.63%) Microservices
7 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.50%) Database Optimisation
8 4 (12.50%) OO PHP
8 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 3 (9.38%) High Availability
9 3 (9.38%) Network Design
9 3 (9.38%) Project Management
10 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
11 1 (3.13%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (43.75%) Python
3 9 (28.13%) C#
4 8 (25.00%) PHP
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.25%) Java
9 1 (3.13%) Kotlin
9 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Sitecore
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Google
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.13%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.13%) Zend