Period
to 20 August 2018

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 6 months to 20 August 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 149 155
Rank change year-on-year +20 +6 +40
Contract jobs citing OOP 73 41 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.49% 0.97% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.14% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 55
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +12.28%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £221
90th Percentile £553 £430 £500
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +157.14%

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 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 4,283 3,599 5,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.41% 85.06% 86.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,874 2,358 3,390
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.52% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £275
90th Percentile £540 £550 £556
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 88 112
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.83 £8.42 £10.23
90th Percentile £43.25 £38.80 £42.25
England median hourly rate £21.37 £23.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.03% +1.06% +9.05%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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 6 months to 20 August 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
West Yorkshire +22 65 £425 +13.33% 28
South Yorkshire -3 6 £350 -2.78% 10
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 54 (73.97%) OO
2 44 (60.27%) Java
3 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (46.58%) JavaScript
5 32 (43.84%) Scala
6 31 (42.47%) Microservices
7 28 (38.36%) C#
8 27 (36.99%) Git (software)
9 26 (35.62%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (34.25%) RESTful
10 25 (34.25%) HTML
10 25 (34.25%) CSS
10 25 (34.25%) SOA
11 23 (31.51%) TDD
12 21 (28.77%) SQL
13 18 (24.66%) Virtual Machines
13 18 (24.66%) Open Source
14 17 (23.29%) NoSQL
14 17 (23.29%) Relational Database
14 17 (23.29%) .NET
14 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
14 17 (23.29%) Scrum
15 16 (21.92%) MVC
15 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (21.92%) Groovy
15 16 (21.92%) HTML5
15 16 (21.92%) CSS3
16 15 (20.55%) HBase
16 15 (20.55%) Apache Hive
16 15 (20.55%) Big Data

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 15 (20.55%) Apache Spark
2 7 (9.59%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (8.22%) Apache
3 6 (8.22%) CMS
4 3 (4.11%) Confluence
5 2 (2.74%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) GitHub
2 9 (12.33%) Force.com
2 9 (12.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) DHCP
3 1 (1.37%) DLNA
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) FTP
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) IPsec
3 1 (1.37%) SSL
3 1 (1.37%) UPnP
3 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) NoSQL
1 17 (23.29%) Relational Database
1 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.55%) Apache Hive
2 15 (20.55%) Big Data
2 15 (20.55%) Hadoop
2 15 (20.55%) HBase
3 11 (15.07%) MySQL
3 11 (15.07%) RDBMS
4 8 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (36.99%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.18%) Mercurial
3 9 (12.33%) Subversion
4 6 (8.22%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (6.85%) gulp
5 5 (6.85%) webpack
6 4 (5.48%) JIRA
7 3 (4.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (2.74%) JUnit
8 2 (2.74%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.37%) GCC
9 1 (1.37%) GDB
9 1 (1.37%) GoogleTest
9 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.37%) Mocha
9 1 (1.37%) Mockito
9 1 (1.37%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (12.33%) Marketing
2 3 (4.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Publishing
2 3 (4.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (60.27%) Developer
2 16 (21.92%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.44%) Software Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) Senior Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Salesforce Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Lead Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Java Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Scala Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Java Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.25%) CSS
1 25 (34.25%) HTML
1 25 (34.25%) RESTful
2 17 (23.29%) .NET
3 16 (21.92%) CSS3
3 16 (21.92%) HTML5
4 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET
4 15 (20.55%) Kafka
5 14 (19.18%) AngularJS
6 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (15.07%) SOAP
9 9 (12.33%) React
9 9 (12.33%) Visualforce
9 9 (12.33%) Web Services
10 8 (10.96%) jQuery
10 8 (10.96%) Node.js
10 8 (10.96%) Vue.js
11 6 (8.22%) JSON
11 6 (8.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (6.85%) User Experience
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Linux
2 6 (8.22%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) Android
3 1 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (73.97%) OO
2 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (42.47%) Microservices
4 26 (35.62%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (34.25%) SOA
6 23 (31.51%) TDD
7 18 (24.66%) Open Source
8 17 (23.29%) Scrum
9 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (21.92%) MVC
10 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
11 12 (16.44%) SOLID
12 10 (13.70%) Functional Programming
13 9 (12.33%) API Integration
13 9 (12.33%) CRM
13 9 (12.33%) Email Marketing
13 9 (12.33%) Software Delivery
14 8 (10.96%) Decision-Making
14 8 (10.96%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 8 (10.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (60.27%) Java
2 34 (46.58%) JavaScript
3 32 (43.84%) Scala
4 28 (38.36%) C#
5 21 (28.77%) SQL
6 16 (21.92%) Groovy
7 13 (17.81%) Clojure
8 9 (12.33%) Apex Code
8 9 (12.33%) C++
8 9 (12.33%) SOQL
9 7 (9.59%) T-SQL
10 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
11 3 (4.11%) PHP
12 2 (2.74%) Python
12 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.37%) C
13 1 (1.37%) ES6
13 1 (1.37%) Java 8
13 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 18 (24.66%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (8.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) MapR
2 9 (12.33%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (10.96%) Sitecore
4 6 (8.22%) Oracle
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.74%) Google
7 1 (1.37%) Adobe
7 1 (1.37%) Twitter