The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 23 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing OOP 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.09% 1.64% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.63% 2.53% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£415 £300 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
-15.86% -
OOP
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
160 79 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 72.73% 64.75% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 48 69
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £307 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1358.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 9 (100.00%) OO
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) REST
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) SOA
2 7 (77.78%) HTTP
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) XQuery
2 7 (77.78%) IIS
2 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
2 7 (77.78%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (77.78%) XPath
2 7 (77.78%) WCF
2 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 6 (66.67%) Release Management
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) MSMQ
3 6 (66.67%) MQSeries
4 2 (22.22%) Cocoa
4 2 (22.22%) Xcode
4 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
4 2 (22.22%) TDD

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) IIS
1 7 (77.78%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (66.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
1 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Appium
2 2 (22.22%) Xcode
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Applications Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
4 2 (22.22%) iOS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) REST
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) WCF
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) MSMQ
4 2 (22.22%) Cocoa
4 2 (22.22%) Core Animation
4 2 (22.22%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (22.22%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Animation
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) OO
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) SOA
3 6 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 6 (66.67%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Android Development
4 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) XQuery
1 7 (77.78%) XPath
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Apple