The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 32 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 8 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.62% 2.51% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 3.17% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £408
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 - £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +16.00%

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
249 252 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.64% 79.00% 71.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 154 109
Median daily rate £468 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

OO
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

OO
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

OO
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool 0 8 £350 - 5
OO
North West

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for OO.

1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) XML
3 7 (36.84%) SOAP
3 7 (36.84%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) Sybase
3 7 (36.84%) DB2
4 6 (31.58%) XML Messaging
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) Unix
4 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) JSON
4 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
5 5 (26.32%) OOP
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) Scala
7 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.79%) Perforce
7 3 (15.79%) Subversion
7 3 (15.79%) MVC

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (10.53%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Drupal
2 1 (5.26%) EPiServer
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) DB2
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Grunt
3 2 (10.53%) gulp
4 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Python Developer
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) EPiServer Developer
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) XML
2 7 (36.84%) SOAP
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) JSON
3 6 (31.58%) XML Messaging
4 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
5 3 (15.79%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (10.53%) CSS3
6 2 (10.53%) Web Services
7 1 (5.26%) Android SDK
7 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.26%) Laravel
7 1 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) OOP
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) OOD
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Android Development
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
4 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) SOLID
5 1 (5.26%) Device Driver Development
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Microservices
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) Scala
6 2 (10.53%) PHP
7 1 (5.26%) C++
7 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 1 (5.26%) Perl
7 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Sybase
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Perforce
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Sitecore