The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 30 32 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing OO 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.11% 0.40% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 0.56% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £291 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
197 180 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 83.12% 71.43% 75.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 103 59
Average daily rate £380 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £95.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% -45.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
4 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) Express
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) React
4 3 (33.33%) gulp
4 3 (33.33%) iPad
4 3 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Node.js
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) Isomorphic JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Service Design
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) OOD
4 3 (33.33%) DOM
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) Middleware

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (33.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) gulp
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) CSS3
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) HTML5
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 3 (33.33%) DOM
2 3 (33.33%) Express
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) React
2 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) CakePHP
3 2 (22.22%) JSF
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Isomorphic JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) OOD
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Service Design
2 3 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Chordiant