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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 131 119 118
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% 0.075% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.10% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£550 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
- -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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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
2321 1944 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.80% 72.84% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 991 928
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 97 78
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
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 30 January 2015. 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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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 -4 1 £550 - 5
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) JSF
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) VB Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSF
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
1 1 (25.00%) JPA
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP