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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 131 134 136
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£325 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
- -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +38.46%
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
2275 2045 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.23% 70.25% 64.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1258 1040 1140
Average daily rate £375 £330 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 105
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 5 £325 -31.57% 4
Lancashire - - - -
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing OOA/OOD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOA/OOD.

1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) J2EE
2 11 (73.33%) Scrum
2 11 (73.33%) TDD
3 9 (60.00%) Spring
3 9 (60.00%) Scala
3 9 (60.00%) BDD
3 9 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (60.00%) MySQL
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) jQuery
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle
5 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 7 (46.67%) C#
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) XML
5 7 (46.67%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) EJB
6 6 (40.00%) UML
6 6 (40.00%) JBoss
7 5 (33.33%) RUP
7 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
7 5 (33.33%) OOP
7 5 (33.33%) OO
7 5 (33.33%) Java RMI
7 5 (33.33%) Struts
7 5 (33.33%) WebLogic

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing OOA/OOD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 5 (33.33%) CMS
1 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 5 (33.33%) Escenic
1 5 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) MySQL
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 5 (33.33%) Big Data
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Gerrit
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Programmer
3 5 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Java Programmer
3 5 (33.33%) Java Programmer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Java Consultant
4 4 (26.67%) Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) J2EE
2 9 (60.00%) Spring
2 9 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) .NET
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) XML
5 6 (40.00%) EJB
6 5 (33.33%) Java RMI
6 5 (33.33%) Struts
6 5 (33.33%) LAMP
6 5 (33.33%) JSF
6 5 (33.33%) Ajax
6 5 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (33.33%) HTML5
6 5 (33.33%) CSS3
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Scrum
1 11 (73.33%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) BDD
3 6 (40.00%) UML
4 5 (33.33%) RUP
4 5 (33.33%) OOP
4 5 (33.33%) OO
4 5 (33.33%) OOD
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (13.33%) Test-First Development
6 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 1 (6.67%) ERP
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) Scala
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) SAP