The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 60 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing OO 94 96 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.96% 2.31% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 2.90% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 57 70
Median daily rate £389 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.33% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
OO
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2669 3305 2519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.90% 79.56% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1781 2013 1494
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 128 106
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OO
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in the North West

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

OO
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -7 49 £375 +15.38% 57
Cheshire +11 17 £390 +0.64% 9
Merseyside +10 12 £375 -16.66% 6
Lancashire +7 11 £450 - 5
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 North West region with a requirement for OO.

1 122 (74.39%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (54.27%) Java
3 75 (45.73%) TDD
4 63 (38.41%) JavaScript
5 55 (33.54%) HTML
6 50 (30.49%) Scrum
7 48 (29.27%) CSS
8 46 (28.05%) Spring
9 43 (26.22%) Git (software)
10 38 (23.17%) SOAP
11 37 (22.56%) Web Services
11 37 (22.56%) Hibernate
11 37 (22.56%) REST
12 35 (21.34%) Software Engineering
13 33 (20.12%) RESTful
13 33 (20.12%) SQL
14 31 (18.90%) HTML5
15 30 (18.29%) Open Source
15 30 (18.29%) AngularJS
16 29 (17.68%) CSS3
16 29 (17.68%) C#
16 29 (17.68%) Oracle
17 28 (17.07%) UML
17 28 (17.07%) OOD
18 27 (16.46%) OOP
18 27 (16.46%) BDD
19 26 (15.85%) jQuery
19 26 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (15.85%) .NET
19 26 (15.85%) Microservices

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (6.71%) Apache
2 8 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.05%) JBoss
3 5 (3.05%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.44%) CMS
4 4 (2.44%) GlassFish
4 4 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.83%) WordPress
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) Drupal
6 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.61%) Magnolia
Applications
1 8 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.15%) GitHub
2 9 (5.49%) SaaS
3 7 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.05%) IaaS
5 4 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.44%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.83%) HTTP
2 2 (1.22%) Internet
2 2 (1.22%) Network Security
2 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.41%) NoSQL
3 21 (12.80%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.10%) MySQL
5 9 (5.49%) DB2
5 9 (5.49%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.88%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.61%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.61%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (26.22%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.37%) JUnit
3 15 (9.15%) Mercurial
4 10 (6.10%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.49%) Maven
6 8 (4.88%) JIRA
6 8 (4.88%) Subversion
7 5 (3.05%) Grunt
7 5 (3.05%) gulp
8 4 (2.44%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.44%) Gradle
8 4 (2.44%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.83%) Appium
9 3 (1.83%) CocoaPods
9 3 (1.83%) Selenium
9 3 (1.83%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.83%) Xcode
10 2 (1.22%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.22%) JProfiler
General
1 21 (12.80%) Finance
2 11 (6.71%) Banking
3 7 (4.27%) Retail
4 5 (3.05%) Marketing
5 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Front Office
6 1 (0.61%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 127 (77.44%) Developer
2 60 (36.59%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.80%) Senior Developer
4 20 (12.20%) .NET Developer
4 20 (12.20%) JavaScript Developer
5 17 (10.37%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (8.54%) Analyst
6 14 (8.54%) Business Analyst
7 12 (7.32%) Java Scala Developer
7 12 (7.32%) Scala Developer
7 12 (7.32%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 12 (7.32%) Senior Scala Developer
8 10 (6.10%) PHP Developer
8 10 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (6.10%) Senior Business Analyst
9 8 (4.88%) Architect
9 8 (4.88%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.88%) HTML Developer
9 8 (4.88%) Python Developer
9 8 (4.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (33.54%) HTML
2 48 (29.27%) CSS
3 46 (28.05%) Spring
4 38 (23.17%) SOAP
5 37 (22.56%) Hibernate
5 37 (22.56%) REST
5 37 (22.56%) Web Services
6 33 (20.12%) RESTful
7 31 (18.90%) HTML5
8 30 (18.29%) AngularJS
9 29 (17.68%) CSS3
10 26 (15.85%) .NET
10 26 (15.85%) jQuery
11 23 (14.02%) Node.js
12 21 (12.80%) XML
13 20 (12.20%) ASP.NET
14 17 (10.37%) J2EE
14 17 (10.37%) JSON
15 15 (9.15%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (8.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.71%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.66%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.66%) User Experience
4 4 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.83%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.22%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.61%) Animation
7 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.24%) Linux
2 16 (9.76%) Windows
3 13 (7.93%) Unix
4 8 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.66%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (74.39%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (45.73%) TDD
3 50 (30.49%) Scrum
4 35 (21.34%) Software Engineering
5 30 (18.29%) Open Source
6 28 (17.07%) OOD
6 28 (17.07%) UML
7 27 (16.46%) BDD
7 27 (16.46%) OOP
8 26 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (15.85%) Microservices
9 25 (15.24%) MVC
10 20 (12.20%) OOA/OOD
10 20 (12.20%) Pair Programming
11 19 (11.59%) SOA
11 19 (11.59%) Waterfall
12 17 (10.37%) Software Delivery
12 17 (10.37%) Web Development
13 15 (9.15%) Front End Development
14 14 (8.54%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 89 (54.27%) Java
2 63 (38.41%) JavaScript
3 33 (20.12%) SQL
4 29 (17.68%) C#
5 22 (13.41%) Python
6 21 (12.80%) Scala
7 19 (11.59%) Groovy
7 19 (11.59%) PHP
8 17 (10.37%) Clojure
9 13 (7.93%) Ruby
10 8 (4.88%) C++
11 6 (3.66%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.05%) F#
12 5 (3.05%) Objective-C
12 5 (3.05%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.44%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.83%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.83%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.22%) Perl
16 1 (0.61%) Lua
Qualifications
1 6 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.05%) Degree
3 3 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (7.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.05%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 29 (17.68%) Oracle
2 8 (4.88%) Zend
3 7 (4.27%) Perforce
3 7 (4.27%) Sybase
4 5 (3.05%) hybris
4 5 (3.05%) IBM
4 5 (3.05%) SaltStack
5 3 (1.83%) Apple
5 3 (1.83%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.22%) Adobe
6 2 (1.22%) Twitter
7 1 (0.61%) HP
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
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