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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 138 154 133
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 11 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.079% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Median daily rate £463 £513 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% +57.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -22.72%
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
2974 2948 2247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.04% 78.07% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1862 1737 1227
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 126 94
Median hourly rate £23.50 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.48% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 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
Lancashire - 9 £450 -
Manchester -11 2 £500 -2.43% 1
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England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (100.00%) OO
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (89.47%) Project Management
3 17 (89.47%) UML
3 17 (89.47%) Business Analysis
3 17 (89.47%) Use Case
3 17 (89.47%) Open Source
3 17 (89.47%) Waterfall
3 17 (89.47%) Agile Project Management
4 14 (73.68%) Java
4 14 (73.68%) Service Design
5 12 (63.16%) Linux
5 12 (63.16%) Python
5 12 (63.16%) Puppet
5 12 (63.16%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (63.16%) SaltStack
5 12 (63.16%) Bash Shell
6 11 (57.89%) IaaS
7 10 (52.63%) JIRA
7 10 (52.63%) Finance
7 10 (52.63%) Unix
7 10 (52.63%) Windows
7 10 (52.63%) Apache
7 10 (52.63%) Oracle
8 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
9 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (36.84%) SEO
10 4 (21.05%) SFIA
11 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

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 (52.63%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) IaaS
2 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Mockito
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Analyst
2 16 (84.21%) Business Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (42.11%) Digital Analyst
4 8 (42.11%) Digital Business Analyst
4 8 (42.11%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (42.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (42.11%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Public Sector Business Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.53%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) MyBatis
3 1 (5.26%) Servlets
3 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Struts
3 1 (5.26%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Unix
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) OO
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (89.47%) Agile Project Management
3 17 (89.47%) Business Analysis
3 17 (89.47%) Open Source
3 17 (89.47%) Project Management
3 17 (89.47%) UML
3 17 (89.47%) Use Case
3 17 (89.47%) Waterfall
4 14 (73.68%) Service Design
5 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
6 7 (36.84%) SEO
7 4 (21.05%) SFIA
8 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (10.53%) Change Management
9 2 (10.53%) TDD
10 1 (5.26%) Line Management
10 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) Bash Shell
2 12 (63.16%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (63.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) SaltStack
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) hybris