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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 75 80 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Contract jobs citing OO 93 91 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.66% 2.03% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 2.49% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 62 78
Median daily rate £428 £445 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +36.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £38.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -29.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +9.87%
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
2910 3660 2433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.29% 81.71% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 2282 1394
Median daily rate £408 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 150 115
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.12 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -4 54 £375 -16.66% 61
Cheshire +9 16 £413 -2.36% 7
Lancashire +20 12 £450 +2.27% 5
Merseyside +9 8 £375 -16.66% 6
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 132 (79.52%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (52.41%) Java
3 66 (39.76%) TDD
4 58 (34.94%) JavaScript
5 53 (31.93%) Open Source
6 52 (31.33%) Scrum
6 52 (31.33%) HTML
7 48 (28.92%) CSS
8 42 (25.30%) UML
8 42 (25.30%) Spring
9 41 (24.70%) OOP
10 40 (24.10%) HTML5
11 38 (22.89%) Hibernate
12 37 (22.29%) Git (software)
13 36 (21.69%) Oracle
14 35 (21.08%) CSS3
15 33 (19.88%) OOA/OOD
16 31 (18.67%) Project Management
16 31 (18.67%) Waterfall
16 31 (18.67%) Business Analysis
16 31 (18.67%) Use Case
17 29 (17.47%) Linux
17 29 (17.47%) SQL
17 29 (17.47%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (17.47%) Microservices
18 28 (16.87%) Agile Project Management
18 28 (16.87%) BDD
18 28 (16.87%) RESTful
19 27 (16.27%) Service Design
20 26 (15.66%) GitHub

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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 16 (9.64%) Apache
2 6 (3.61%) CMS
3 3 (1.81%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.20%) IIS
4 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.20%) WordPress
5 1 (0.60%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.60%) JBoss
5 1 (0.60%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Magento
2 1 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.66%) GitHub
2 16 (9.64%) IaaS
3 8 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) Network Security
2 1 (0.60%) AMQP
2 1 (0.60%) DVB
2 1 (0.60%) HTTP
2 1 (0.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.60%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.64%) NoSQL
3 15 (9.04%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.61%) DB2
4 6 (3.61%) MySQL
5 4 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) Big Data
7 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.60%) OrientDB
7 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (22.29%) Git (software)
2 20 (12.05%) JIRA
3 19 (11.45%) Mercurial
4 12 (7.23%) JUnit
5 10 (6.02%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.42%) Maven
7 8 (4.82%) Subversion
8 5 (3.01%) Gradle
9 4 (2.41%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.41%) Grunt
9 4 (2.41%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.41%) JsTestDriver
9 4 (2.41%) QUnit
9 4 (2.41%) Xcode
10 3 (1.81%) Ant
10 3 (1.81%) Appium
10 3 (1.81%) CocoaPods
10 3 (1.81%) gulp
10 3 (1.81%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (13.25%) Finance
2 6 (3.61%) Marketing
2 6 (3.61%) Retail
3 5 (3.01%) Banking
4 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (68.67%) Developer
2 54 (32.53%) Java Developer
3 31 (18.67%) Analyst
4 30 (18.07%) Business Analyst
5 22 (13.25%) Senior Developer
5 22 (13.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 19 (11.45%) Java Scala Developer
6 19 (11.45%) Scala Developer
6 19 (11.45%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 19 (11.45%) Senior Scala Developer
7 18 (10.84%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (10.84%) Senior Business Analyst
8 16 (9.64%) .NET Developer
9 13 (7.83%) Digital Analyst
9 13 (7.83%) Digital Business Analyst
10 11 (6.63%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (6.63%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (6.02%) Technical Business Analyst
12 9 (5.42%) HTML Developer
13 8 (4.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (31.33%) HTML
2 48 (28.92%) CSS
3 42 (25.30%) Spring
4 40 (24.10%) HTML5
5 38 (22.89%) Hibernate
6 35 (21.08%) CSS3
7 28 (16.87%) RESTful
8 26 (15.66%) SOAP
9 23 (13.86%) REST
10 22 (13.25%) jQuery
10 22 (13.25%) Web Services
11 21 (12.65%) .NET
11 21 (12.65%) XML
12 19 (11.45%) AngularJS
13 18 (10.84%) ASP.NET
14 15 (9.04%) JSON
15 11 (6.63%) Node.js
16 10 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (5.42%) J2EE
17 9 (5.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.45%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.63%) User Experience
3 6 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.41%) Animation
5 4 (2.41%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.20%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.60%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) Social Media
7 1 (0.60%) STB
7 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.47%) Linux
2 20 (12.05%) Windows
3 19 (11.45%) Unix
4 10 (6.02%) Android
5 9 (5.42%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (79.52%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (39.76%) TDD
3 53 (31.93%) Open Source
4 52 (31.33%) Scrum
5 42 (25.30%) UML
6 41 (24.70%) OOP
7 33 (19.88%) OOA/OOD
8 31 (18.67%) Business Analysis
8 31 (18.67%) Project Management
8 31 (18.67%) Use Case
8 31 (18.67%) Waterfall
9 29 (17.47%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (17.47%) Microservices
10 28 (16.87%) Agile Project Management
10 28 (16.87%) BDD
11 27 (16.27%) Service Design
12 26 (15.66%) SOA
12 26 (15.66%) Software Engineering
13 24 (14.46%) Pair Programming
14 21 (12.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 87 (52.41%) Java
2 58 (34.94%) JavaScript
3 29 (17.47%) SQL
4 26 (15.66%) Python
5 23 (13.86%) Scala
6 22 (13.25%) C#
6 22 (13.25%) Groovy
7 21 (12.65%) Clojure
8 17 (10.24%) Bash Shell
9 11 (6.63%) PHP
10 9 (5.42%) C++
11 7 (4.22%) Objective-C
11 7 (4.22%) Ruby
12 5 (3.01%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.41%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.20%) F#
14 2 (1.20%) VB
14 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.20%) VB6
14 2 (1.20%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.01%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.20%) Degree
5 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 20 (12.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (10.24%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (10.24%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 36 (21.69%) Oracle
2 17 (10.24%) SaltStack
3 5 (3.01%) IBM
3 5 (3.01%) Sybase
4 4 (2.41%) Perforce
5 3 (1.81%) Adobe
5 3 (1.81%) Apple
6 2 (1.20%) Twitter
6 2 (1.20%) Zend
7 1 (0.60%) Chordiant
7 1 (0.60%) HP
7 1 (0.60%) hybris
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.60%) SAP
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