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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 66 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing OOD 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.61% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.34% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +15.33%
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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
802 591 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.67% 73.78% 74.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 304 257
Average daily rate £400 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 28
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.56 £35.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -9.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.69 £13.10 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) OO
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
1 15 (100.00%) SDLC
2 12 (80.00%) jQuery
2 12 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) OOP
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) J2EE
2 12 (80.00%) Ant
2 12 (80.00%) JUnit
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) AOP
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Node.js

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Ant
1 12 (80.00%) JUnit
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) J2EE
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
1 12 (80.00%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) OO
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
1 15 (100.00%) SDLC
2 12 (80.00%) OOP
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) AOP
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
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