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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
North West / Merseyside
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £344 £340
% change year-on-year
+21.45% +1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £41.25 £29.45
% change year-on-year
-61.21% +40.06%

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
198 258 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 76.74% 83.23% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 146 95
Median daily rate £478 £400 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.37% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £212 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £503 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) XML Messaging
3 1 (33.33%) Perforce
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce