The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 38 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.39% 0.67% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.88% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £280 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +16.25%

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
220 340 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.60% 76.06% 79.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 223 208
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 20
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.50 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

OOD
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 OOD within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
Preston -5 1 £280 - 1
OOD
North West

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for OOD.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio

OOD
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Durandal
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft