The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 40 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.80% - 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% - 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.81 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.75% -3.85%
OO
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
276 160 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 73.40% 65.84% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 93 104
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £135.00 £26.50 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+409.43% +15.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 2 - - 3
Wirral - 1 - - 1
OO
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
3 2 (40.00%) Xcode
3 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) iPhone
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Laravel
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005

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Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Xcode
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) YouTrack
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) POSIX
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Pthreads
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Core Animation
2 1 (20.00%) Yii
2 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (20.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Apple
1 1 (20.00%) Zend
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