The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 28 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Contract jobs citing OO 13 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.15% 2.17% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 2.46% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
Median daily rate £450 £440 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £418 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £480 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +13.34%
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
253 487 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 80.83% 88.22% 74.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 348 185
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 41 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £63.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -41.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.27 £21.50 £18.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £57.73 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

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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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +24 8 £450 +2.27% 1
Blackburn - 4 £375 - 1
Fleetwood - 3 £450 -
Preston - 1 - -
OO
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for OO.

1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (83.33%) UML
3 22 (73.33%) Java
4 21 (70.00%) OOA/OOD
4 21 (70.00%) Project Management
4 21 (70.00%) Business Analysis
4 21 (70.00%) Use Case
4 21 (70.00%) Open Source
4 21 (70.00%) Waterfall
5 20 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
6 18 (60.00%) Linux
6 18 (60.00%) Service Design
7 15 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (50.00%) SaltStack
7 15 (50.00%) Windows
7 15 (50.00%) Oracle
7 15 (50.00%) Python
7 15 (50.00%) Puppet
7 15 (50.00%) Bash Shell
8 14 (46.67%) IaaS
9 13 (43.33%) JIRA
9 13 (43.33%) Apache
9 13 (43.33%) Finance
9 13 (43.33%) Unix
10 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (23.33%) Web Services
12 6 (20.00%) SEO
12 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
12 6 (20.00%) Relational Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (43.33%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (46.67%) IaaS
2 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Analyst
2 20 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Digital Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Digital Business Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (23.33%) Developer
5 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
5 7 (23.33%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Messaging Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Business IT Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) J2EE
2 4 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (83.33%) UML
3 21 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 21 (70.00%) OOA/OOD
3 21 (70.00%) Open Source
3 21 (70.00%) Project Management
3 21 (70.00%) Use Case
3 21 (70.00%) Waterfall
4 20 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
5 18 (60.00%) Service Design
6 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 6 (20.00%) SEO
8 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
9 3 (10.00%) BDD
9 3 (10.00%) Kanban
9 3 (10.00%) Microservices
9 3 (10.00%) Scrum
9 3 (10.00%) TDD
9 3 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 15 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) VC++
4 1 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
1 15 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 4 (13.33%) IBM