The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 66 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing OOD 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +5.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.75 £33.73
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +8.96%
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
617 925 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.04% 84.63% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 604 338
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £324 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 33
Median hourly rate £21.05 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for OOD.

1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) MISRA
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Renesas

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) MISRA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Renesas