The first table below looks at the demand for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bolton region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 3 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 39.13% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 52.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.95% -0.26%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 73.91% 33.33% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £18.32 £17.42 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -52.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
OOD
Manchester

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the Bolton region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing OOD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOD.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) BDD
2 7 (63.64%) CSS3
2 7 (63.64%) Spring
2 7 (63.64%) JSF
2 7 (63.64%) Ajax
2 7 (63.64%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (63.64%) WebSphere
2 7 (63.64%) QA
2 7 (63.64%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) Scala
2 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 7 (63.64%) HTML5
2 7 (63.64%) Escenic
2 7 (63.64%) Adobe CQ
2 7 (63.64%) Big Data
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) CMS
2 7 (63.64%) LAMP
2 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) JBoss
2 7 (63.64%) RUP
2 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
2 7 (63.64%) MQSeries

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing OOD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) WebSphere
1 7 (63.64%) Escenic
1 7 (63.64%) Adobe CQ
1 7 (63.64%) CMS
1 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
1 7 (63.64%) MQSeries
1 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
1 7 (63.64%) Big Data
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Java Programmer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Java Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Developer Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Programmer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Java Programmer
2 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Programmer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) CSS3
2 7 (63.64%) Spring
2 7 (63.64%) JSF
2 7 (63.64%) Ajax
2 7 (63.64%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (63.64%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) HTML5
2 7 (63.64%) LAMP
2 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) Java RMI
2 7 (63.64%) J2EE
2 7 (63.64%) EJB
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) Struts
2 7 (63.64%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Kindle
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) BDD
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) RUP
2 7 (63.64%) UML
2 7 (63.64%) OOP
2 7 (63.64%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) Scala
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
2 4 (36.36%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) JBoss
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle