The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 146 151 129
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 18 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.026% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.033% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 4
Median daily rate £463 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -31.81%
OOA/OOD
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
3277 3013 2374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.60% 77.44% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2035 1663 1245
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £545 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 146 129
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.10 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £60.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Trend in the North West

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOA/OOD across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

OOA/OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

OOA/OOD
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 OOA/OOD within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Lancashire - 16 £450 - 1
Manchester - 1 £500 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £463 -
OOA/OOD
England

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD.

1 20 (100.00%) OO
2 18 (90.00%) UML
3 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (85.00%) Business Analysis
3 17 (85.00%) Use Case
3 17 (85.00%) Project Management
3 17 (85.00%) Open Source
3 17 (85.00%) Waterfall
3 17 (85.00%) Agile Project Management
4 15 (75.00%) Java
5 14 (70.00%) Service Design
6 13 (65.00%) Linux
7 12 (60.00%) Python
7 12 (60.00%) Oracle
7 12 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (60.00%) SaltStack
7 12 (60.00%) Puppet
7 12 (60.00%) Bash Shell
8 11 (55.00%) JIRA
8 11 (55.00%) IaaS
8 11 (55.00%) Unix
8 11 (55.00%) Windows
9 10 (50.00%) Apache
9 10 (50.00%) Finance
10 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (35.00%) SEO
11 7 (35.00%) Data Analysis
12 4 (20.00%) Web Services
12 4 (20.00%) SFIA

OOA/OOD
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 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) IaaS
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Log4j
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Analyst
2 16 (80.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (45.00%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (40.00%) Digital Analyst
4 8 (40.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 8 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (40.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (40.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Public Sector Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) JDBC
2 2 (10.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) DHTML
3 1 (5.00%) EJB
3 1 (5.00%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (5.00%) JMS
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Struts
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Unix
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) OO
2 18 (90.00%) UML
3 17 (85.00%) Agile Project Management
3 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (85.00%) Business Analysis
3 17 (85.00%) Open Source
3 17 (85.00%) Project Management
3 17 (85.00%) Use Case
3 17 (85.00%) Waterfall
4 14 (70.00%) Service Design
5 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (35.00%) Data Analysis
6 7 (35.00%) SEO
7 4 (20.00%) SFIA
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) OOD
9 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
9 1 (5.00%) ETL
9 1 (5.00%) SOA
9 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 12 (60.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
1 12 (60.00%) SaltStack