The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Liverpool region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 16 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing OO 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.44% 3.25% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.82% 4.35% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 115 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 65.19% 74.68% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 67 79
Average daily rate £413 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.22% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £95.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OO
Merseyside

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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 18 April 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) WPF
4 5 (45.45%) WinForms
4 5 (45.45%) VB
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) OOD
5 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (36.36%) WCF
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 3 (27.27%) XAML
6 3 (27.27%) C++
6 3 (27.27%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) Sybase
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) OOP
7 2 (18.18%) CRM
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Remoting
7 2 (18.18%) Time Management
7 2 (18.18%) VB6
7 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) VB Developer
2 2 (18.18%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) WPF
3 5 (45.45%) WinForms
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
6 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Symfony
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) SCADA
1 1 (9.09%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) OOD
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) MVVM
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) VB
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) XAML
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) VB6
6 1 (9.09%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (9.09%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCPD
1 1 (9.09%) MCTS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Sybase
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Zend
2 1 (9.09%) Apple