The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -50.00%
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
215 291 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 77.06% 75.39% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 148 100
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £135.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.88% +520.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £47.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £135.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) CakePHP
1 2 (100.00%) PHP 5

OOP
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CakePHP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) PHP 5