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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 138 156 138
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 19 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.12% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.15% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £360 £385
% change year-on-year
+15.97% -6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
2669 3327 2539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 79.40% 77.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 2035 1501
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 62 130 107
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 £14.56 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £47.71 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 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
Cheshire - 6 £456 -
Lancashire - 6 £478 -
Manchester +2 4 £513 - 2
Merseyside - 2 £575 -
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 (90.91%) OO
2 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Business Analysis
3 14 (63.64%) UML
3 14 (63.64%) Use Case
3 14 (63.64%) Waterfall
4 13 (59.09%) Project Management
4 13 (59.09%) Service Design
5 12 (54.55%) Java
5 12 (54.55%) Open Source
6 11 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
7 8 (36.36%) Python
7 8 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle
9 6 (27.27%) Apache
9 6 (27.27%) Windows
9 6 (27.27%) TDD
9 6 (27.27%) JIRA
9 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
10 5 (22.73%) IaaS
10 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
10 5 (22.73%) Puppet
10 5 (22.73%) Linux
10 5 (22.73%) Unix
10 5 (22.73%) SaltStack
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
11 4 (18.18%) CSS

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 6 (27.27%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Jetty
2 2 (9.09%) nginx
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) IaaS
2 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) PaaS
2 3 (13.64%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) AMQP
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Mercurial
2 3 (13.64%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Mockito
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
1 14 (63.64%) Business Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Senior Business Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Digital Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) Aurelia
3 3 (13.64%) Backbone.js
3 3 (13.64%) Durandal
3 3 (13.64%) EJS
3 3 (13.64%) Jinja
3 3 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (13.64%) LESS
3 3 (13.64%) Pug
3 3 (13.64%) React
3 3 (13.64%) Sass
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
4 2 (9.09%) JAX-RS
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Structures
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) OO
2 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Business Analysis
3 14 (63.64%) UML
3 14 (63.64%) Use Case
3 14 (63.64%) Waterfall
4 13 (59.09%) Project Management
4 13 (59.09%) Service Design
5 12 (54.55%) Open Source
6 11 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (27.27%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) MVC
8 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
9 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
9 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (13.64%) Microservices
9 3 (13.64%) Migration
9 3 (13.64%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) Python
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) PHP
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby
5 3 (13.64%) TypeScript
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.55%) hybris
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft