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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank - 68 70
Contract jobs citing OOD 0 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 1.22% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.47% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.66%
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
876 814 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.30% 82.98% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 522 319
Median daily rate £425 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 33
Median hourly rate £22.54 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) Java ME
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
1 1 (100.00%) Java ME
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby