The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 31 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing OOP 6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.84% 2.81% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 3.88% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate £275 £415 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.73% +53.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +4.00%
OOP
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
258 232 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.14% 72.50% 59.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 108 58
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £16.50 £66.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

OOP
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 OOP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Wirral - 5 - -
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) ABAP
1 5 (83.33%) SAP
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) CRM
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SAP BW
1 5 (83.33%) SAP BI
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) SAP Implementation
1 5 (83.33%) Data Migration
2 4 (66.67%) SAP HANA
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) SAP XI
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Basis
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) NetBeans
4 1 (16.67%) Zend
4 1 (16.67%) Zend Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) HTML

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SAP BI
1 5 (83.33%) SAP BW
2 4 (66.67%) SAP HANA
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) NetBeans
1 1 (16.67%) Zend Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SAP APO Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SAP BI Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SAP HANA Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SAP XI Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Basis
1 2 (33.33%) SAP XI
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) CRM
1 5 (83.33%) Data Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) ABAP
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Zend