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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank - 25 20
Contract jobs citing OO 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 2.22% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.01% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £335 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -10.00%
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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
131 133 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 66.84% 73.89% 65.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 83 53
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £503 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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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 19 September 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 2 (66.67%) XAML
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
1 2 (66.67%) WinForms
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Apple

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) VB Developer
2 2 (66.67%) VB6 Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) WinForms
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) XAML
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Apple