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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank - 17 21
Contract jobs citing OO 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 3.08% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.55% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £357 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +6.66%
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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
150 88 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 65.79% 67.69% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 50 61
Average daily rate £450 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £301 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+297.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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 22 May 2015, 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%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) REST
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) XML
1 9 (81.82%) OOP
2 7 (63.64%) IIS
2 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
2 7 (63.64%) SOA
2 7 (63.64%) HTTP
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) XQuery
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (63.64%) XPath
2 7 (63.64%) WCF
3 6 (54.55%) Release Management
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (54.55%) Web Application Development
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) MSMQ
3 6 (54.55%) MQSeries
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Perforce
4 2 (18.18%) Cocoa

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) IIS
1 7 (63.64%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (54.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
1 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Xcode
2 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 2 (18.18%) Appium
2 2 (18.18%) CocoaPods
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
1 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Applications Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Perl Developer
4 2 (18.18%) iOS Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Android Developer
5 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) REST
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) WCF
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) MSMQ
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Cocoa
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (18.18%) UIKit
4 2 (18.18%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
1 2 (18.18%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) OOP
2 7 (63.64%) SOA
3 6 (54.55%) Release Management
3 6 (54.55%) Web Application Development
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Android Development
4 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) XQuery
1 7 (63.64%) XPath
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Apple Swift
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Perforce
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
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