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 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 Programming (OOP)
Rank 29 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.44% 0.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £33.84 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+26.69% +4.93%
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
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%

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 22 May 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) OO
2 9 (90.00%) REST
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) XPath
3 7 (70.00%) WCF
3 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (70.00%) SOA
3 7 (70.00%) HTTP
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) XQuery
3 7 (70.00%) IIS
3 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (70.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) MSMQ
4 6 (60.00%) MQSeries
4 6 (60.00%) Release Management
4 6 (60.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (70.00%) IIS
1 7 (70.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (60.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Xcode
2 2 (20.00%) Appium
2 2 (20.00%) CocoaPods
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (20.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
1 9 (90.00%) REST
2 7 (70.00%) WCF
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) MSMQ
4 2 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (20.00%) UIKit
4 2 (20.00%) Core Animation
4 2 (20.00%) Cocoa
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Animation
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) OO
3 7 (70.00%) SOA
4 6 (60.00%) Release Management
4 6 (60.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) Android Development
6 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) XPath
1 7 (70.00%) XQuery
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (20.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
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