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 20 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 33 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing OOD 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.94% 0.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%

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
202 275 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 78.29% 82.83% 71.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 161 95
Median daily rate £480 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £32.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £71.50 £16.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 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 +7 5 £500 -
OOD
North West

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) API Design
3 3 (50.00%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) J2SE
5 1 (16.67%) JMS
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Front Office
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) Sybase
5 1 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) Laravel
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database

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 (16.67%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior Agile Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) J2SE
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Laravel
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) API Design
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sybase