The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 65 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing OOD 4 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.52% 0.92% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.19% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
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- £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £314
% change year-on-year
+11.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
OOD
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
603 754 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.11% 76.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 364 293
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.93% +1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £58.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

OOD
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northwich - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
OOD
North West

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) iOS SDK
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
4 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (40.00%) Kony
4 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
4 2 (40.00%) Worklight
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) SQLite
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Xcode

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Xcode
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) iOS SDK
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Worklight
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (20.00%) UIKit
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (20.00%) Android NDK
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
4 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (40.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (20.00%) Android Development
5 1 (20.00%) AOP
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Kony
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Appcelerator