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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
England / North West
Rank 59 67 50
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing OO 83 91 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.15% 2.40% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 2.92% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 50 77
Median daily rate £375 £346 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% +4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £293 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £464 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +16.00%

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
2171 3119 2569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.52% 82.43% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1885 1487
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 140 109
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £51.98 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -9 33 £319 -1.92% 39
Cheshire +37 25 £430 +8.86% 15
Lancashire +14 15 £375 - 14
Merseyside -2 8 £350 - 7
Cumbria - 1 - -
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 123 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (46.11%) Java
3 67 (37.22%) JavaScript
4 61 (33.89%) TDD
5 59 (32.78%) HTML
6 50 (27.78%) Web Services
7 44 (24.44%) Scrum
7 44 (24.44%) CSS
8 43 (23.89%) OOP
9 40 (22.22%) C#
10 39 (21.67%) SQL
11 38 (21.11%) Finance
11 38 (21.11%) REST
12 36 (20.00%) MVC
12 36 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 35 (19.44%) Software Engineering
13 35 (19.44%) .NET
14 34 (18.89%) SOAP
15 32 (17.78%) SQL Server
15 32 (17.78%) UML
15 32 (17.78%) OOD
15 32 (17.78%) AngularJS
16 31 (17.22%) Spring
16 31 (17.22%) jQuery
17 29 (16.11%) RESTful
17 29 (16.11%) Python
18 28 (15.56%) J2EE
19 27 (15.00%) ASP.NET
19 27 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
19 27 (15.00%) Linux

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 16 (8.89%) Apache
2 11 (6.11%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (2.78%) GlassFish
3 5 (2.78%) JBoss
3 5 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.22%) CMS
4 4 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.11%) Drupal
5 2 (1.11%) WordPress
6 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.11%) InVision
Business Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.00%) SaaS
3 7 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.33%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (3.33%) GitHub
5 5 (2.78%) IaaS
6 3 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.78%) HTTP
1 5 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.67%) AMQP
2 3 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) RS-232
3 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.89%) NoSQL
3 20 (11.11%) MySQL
3 20 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.67%) DB2
5 11 (6.11%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.44%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.78%) JUnit
3 10 (5.56%) Subversion
4 8 (4.44%) Mercurial
4 8 (4.44%) NUnit
5 7 (3.89%) Grunt
5 7 (3.89%) gulp
5 7 (3.89%) JIRA
6 5 (2.78%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.67%) Maven
7 3 (1.67%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.11%) Axure RP
8 2 (1.11%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.11%) Gradle
8 2 (1.11%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.11%) JProfiler
8 2 (1.11%) Selenium
9 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
General
1 38 (21.11%) Finance
2 18 (10.00%) Banking
3 7 (3.89%) Back Office
4 6 (3.33%) Retail
5 3 (1.67%) Marketing
6 2 (1.11%) Games
6 2 (1.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Front Office
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 125 (69.44%) Developer
2 45 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 27 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 22 (12.22%) Analyst
4 22 (12.22%) Business Analyst
5 16 (8.89%) PHP Developer
5 16 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.78%) Architect
6 14 (7.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
7 10 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.00%) Angular Developer
8 9 (5.00%) Python Developer
9 7 (3.89%) Agile Developer
10 6 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.33%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.33%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.78%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (32.78%) HTML
2 50 (27.78%) Web Services
3 44 (24.44%) CSS
4 38 (21.11%) REST
5 35 (19.44%) .NET
6 34 (18.89%) SOAP
7 32 (17.78%) AngularJS
8 31 (17.22%) jQuery
8 31 (17.22%) Spring
9 29 (16.11%) RESTful
10 28 (15.56%) J2EE
11 27 (15.00%) ASP.NET
12 24 (13.33%) HTML5
12 24 (13.33%) Node.js
13 22 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (12.22%) Hibernate
14 20 (11.11%) CSS3
15 19 (10.56%) JSON
16 18 (10.00%) XML
17 17 (9.44%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 6 (3.33%) Derivative
2 6 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.78%) OTC Derivatives
3 5 (2.78%) User Experience
4 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.67%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.11%) Clustering
6 2 (1.11%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.11%) Fintech
6 2 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) DataPower
7 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.56%) MPEG
7 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.00%) Linux
2 16 (8.89%) Windows
3 12 (6.67%) Unix
4 7 (3.89%) Android
5 4 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (33.89%) TDD
3 44 (24.44%) Scrum
4 43 (23.89%) OOP
5 36 (20.00%) MVC
6 35 (19.44%) Software Engineering
7 32 (17.78%) OOD
7 32 (17.78%) UML
8 27 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
9 26 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (14.44%) Microservices
10 25 (13.89%) Open Source
11 22 (12.22%) Project Management
11 22 (12.22%) Unit Testing
11 22 (12.22%) Use Case
12 21 (11.67%) Business Analysis
13 20 (11.11%) Service Design
14 19 (10.56%) SOA
14 19 (10.56%) Waterfall
15 18 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (46.11%) Java
2 67 (37.22%) JavaScript
3 40 (22.22%) C#
4 39 (21.67%) SQL
5 29 (16.11%) Python
6 26 (14.44%) PHP
7 13 (7.22%) Scala
8 12 (6.67%) Groovy
9 10 (5.56%) Clojure
10 9 (5.00%) Ruby
11 7 (3.89%) C++
12 6 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.33%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.78%) F#
14 4 (2.22%) Perl
15 3 (1.67%) TypeScript
16 2 (1.11%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.56%) VB
17 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (5.00%) Degree
2 5 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (13.33%) Oracle
2 12 (6.67%) Zend
3 8 (4.44%) Sybase
4 7 (3.89%) hybris
4 7 (3.89%) IBM
4 7 (3.89%) Perforce
5 6 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.78%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.11%) Adobe
8 1 (0.56%) Google
8 1 (0.56%) Kony
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.56%) Twitter
8 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.56%) Yahoo!
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