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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 93 108 64
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -44
Contract jobs citing OO 62 47 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.70% 1.23% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.56% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 50
Median daily rate £390 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £31.89 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
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
2969 3005 2249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.43% 78.34% 74.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1784 1215
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 124 105
Median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £58.63 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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 40 £438 -2.77% 53
Cheshire +4 14 £390 +6.84% 9
Lancashire - 2 £375 - 6
Merseyside -2 1 £325 +8.33% 6
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 106 (64.63%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (46.34%) Java
3 72 (43.90%) JavaScript
4 61 (37.20%) HTML
5 58 (35.37%) CSS
6 56 (34.15%) TDD
7 55 (33.54%) OOP
8 50 (30.49%) HTML5
9 44 (26.83%) Scrum
10 43 (26.22%) CSS3
11 41 (25.00%) C#
12 39 (23.78%) Open Source
13 33 (20.12%) Spring
14 31 (18.90%) Git (software)
15 30 (18.29%) .NET
16 27 (16.46%) RESTful
17 26 (15.85%) Hibernate
18 25 (15.24%) XML
18 25 (15.24%) Use Case
18 25 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (14.63%) jQuery
20 23 (14.02%) Software Engineering
20 23 (14.02%) Project Management
21 22 (13.41%) MVC
21 22 (13.41%) Web Services
21 22 (13.41%) SOA
21 22 (13.41%) GitHub
22 21 (12.80%) User Experience
22 21 (12.80%) JSON
22 21 (12.80%) JIRA

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 10 (6.10%) Apache
2 5 (3.05%) Confluence
3 4 (2.44%) IIS
4 3 (1.83%) CMS
5 2 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.22%) Moodle
5 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.61%) JBoss
6 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.41%) GitHub
2 11 (6.71%) IaaS
3 8 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.22%) Google Play
6 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.83%) HTTP
1 3 (1.83%) Internet
1 3 (1.83%) Network Security
2 1 (0.61%) AMQP
2 1 (0.61%) DVB
2 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.61%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.59%) Relational Database
2 14 (8.54%) MySQL
3 13 (7.93%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.66%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.05%) SAP BI
6 5 (3.05%) SAP BW
7 4 (2.44%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.44%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.22%) Redis
9 1 (0.61%) Big Data
9 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.61%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.61%) OrientDB
9 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (18.90%) Git (software)
2 21 (12.80%) JIRA
3 17 (10.37%) Mercurial
4 8 (4.88%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (4.88%) Subversion
5 7 (4.27%) Gradle
5 7 (4.27%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.27%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.66%) Grunt
6 6 (3.66%) Jasmine
6 6 (3.66%) QUnit
7 5 (3.05%) Ant
7 5 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.44%) JsTestDriver
8 4 (2.44%) JUnit
8 4 (2.44%) Maven
9 3 (1.83%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.22%) NUnit
10 2 (1.22%) Xcode
General
1 19 (11.59%) Finance
2 6 (3.66%) Banking
2 6 (3.66%) Games
3 4 (2.44%) Local Government
3 4 (2.44%) Retail
4 2 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.61%) Avionics
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Electronics
5 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (71.34%) Developer
2 37 (22.56%) Java Developer
3 22 (13.41%) Senior Developer
3 22 (13.41%) Senior Java Developer
4 17 (10.37%) Analyst
4 17 (10.37%) Java Scala Developer
4 17 (10.37%) Scala Developer
4 17 (10.37%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 17 (10.37%) Senior Scala Developer
5 16 (9.76%) Business Analyst
6 15 (9.15%) C# Developer
6 15 (9.15%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (7.93%) Android Developer
8 12 (7.32%) .NET Developer
8 12 (7.32%) PHP Developer
9 11 (6.71%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.49%) Mobile Developer
10 9 (5.49%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (4.88%) Digital Analyst
11 8 (4.88%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (37.20%) HTML
2 58 (35.37%) CSS
3 50 (30.49%) HTML5
4 43 (26.22%) CSS3
5 33 (20.12%) Spring
6 30 (18.29%) .NET
7 27 (16.46%) RESTful
8 26 (15.85%) Hibernate
9 25 (15.24%) XML
10 24 (14.63%) jQuery
11 22 (13.41%) Web Services
12 21 (12.80%) JSON
13 20 (12.20%) AngularJS
14 15 (9.15%) ASP.NET
15 14 (8.54%) REST
16 13 (7.93%) .NET Framework
16 13 (7.93%) WCF
17 12 (7.32%) SOAP
18 11 (6.71%) J2EE
19 8 (4.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.80%) User Experience
2 20 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (8.54%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.05%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.44%) Animation
7 3 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.83%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.83%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.22%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.22%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.61%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.61%) NHS
9 1 (0.61%) Replication
9 1 (0.61%) Social Media
9 1 (0.61%) STB
9 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.98%) Android
1 18 (10.98%) Windows
2 16 (9.76%) Linux
3 12 (7.32%) Apple iOS
3 12 (7.32%) Unix
4 5 (3.05%) AIX
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (64.63%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (34.15%) TDD
3 55 (33.54%) OOP
4 44 (26.83%) Scrum
5 39 (23.78%) Open Source
6 25 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (15.24%) Use Case
7 23 (14.02%) Project Management
7 23 (14.02%) Software Engineering
8 22 (13.41%) MVC
8 22 (13.41%) SOA
9 21 (12.80%) Unit Testing
10 20 (12.20%) Pair Programming
10 20 (12.20%) Software Delivery
11 19 (11.59%) Microservices
11 19 (11.59%) OOA/OOD
11 19 (11.59%) UML
12 18 (10.98%) Waterfall
13 17 (10.37%) Agile Project Management
13 17 (10.37%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 76 (46.34%) Java
2 72 (43.90%) JavaScript
3 41 (25.00%) C#
4 20 (12.20%) C++
4 20 (12.20%) PHP
5 19 (11.59%) Scala
6 17 (10.37%) Clojure
6 17 (10.37%) Groovy
7 16 (9.76%) Python
8 15 (9.15%) SQL
9 12 (7.32%) Bash Shell
10 9 (5.49%) Objective-C
11 6 (3.66%) Apple Swift
11 6 (3.66%) VC++
12 5 (3.05%) ABAP
12 5 (3.05%) Ruby
13 4 (2.44%) PHP 5
13 4 (2.44%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.83%) Go
15 2 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.44%) DV Cleared
2 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.83%) Degree
4 2 (1.22%) PhD
5 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) DO-178B
System Software
1 17 (10.37%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (7.32%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 20 (12.20%) Oracle
2 12 (7.32%) SaltStack
3 6 (3.66%) Atlassian
3 6 (3.66%) IBM
3 6 (3.66%) SAP
4 3 (1.83%) Adobe
4 3 (1.83%) Google
5 2 (1.22%) Chordiant
5 2 (1.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.61%) Apple
6 1 (0.61%) HP
6 1 (0.61%) hybris
6 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.61%) Serena
6 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
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