The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 34 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing OOD 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.58% 0.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 1.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.16%

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
257 256 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.90% 79.01% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 158 117
Median daily rate £468 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 2
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 £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

OOD
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 OOD within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 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 -1 8 £500 - 4
OOD
North West

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) API Design
5 3 (33.33%) Microservices
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) PHP
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) Android
7 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (11.11%) HTML5
7 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (11.11%) High Availability
7 1 (11.11%) Laravel
7 1 (11.11%) Android Development
7 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
7 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (11.11%) Front Office
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Games
7 1 (11.11%) Xcode

OOD
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 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Xcode
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Front Office
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Developer
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 6 (66.67%) Senior Agile Developer
3 6 (66.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 6 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 6 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) J2SE
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) Laravel
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Symfony
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) API Design
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Microservices
4 3 (33.33%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Sybase
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