The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 32 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.84% 0.79% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.10% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £291 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +17.78%
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
198 181 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 83.19% 71.54% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 103 60
Median daily rate £380 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £95.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% -45.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for OOP.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) CakePHP
1 2 (100.00%) PHP 5

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CakePHP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) PHP 5