The first table below looks at the demand for OOD 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 OOD over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 21 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing OOD 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.13% 3.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 4.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £301 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.40 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +1.08%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94 113 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 66.67% 74.34% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 65 78
Average daily rate £413 £354 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.52% +8.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
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 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
OOD
Merseyside

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) XAML
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Sybase
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) SCADA
3 2 (40.00%) MVVM
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Magento
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Symfony
4 1 (20.00%) Zend
4 1 (20.00%) Drupal
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VB Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) WinForms
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) SCADA
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) XAML
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) Zend