The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 40 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing OO 6 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.33% 3.01% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 4.39% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
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£475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
OO
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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
356 114 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 79.11% 68.67% 54.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 65 108
Average daily rate £400 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £203 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £20.00 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

OO
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 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
Preston - 2 £488 - 2
Blackburn - - - - 1
Chorley - - - - 1
Lancaster - - - -
Morecambe - - - -
OO
North West

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing OO 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 OO.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Scala
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Akka
5 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) RAD
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) OOD
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery

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Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Doxygen
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Development Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Scala Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Development Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) Akka
3 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) XHTML
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) EJB
4 1 (11.11%) JDBC
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) RAD
4 2 (22.22%) OOD
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) QMS
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Scala
2 2 (22.22%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
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