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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 134 131 138
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% 0.034% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.047% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
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£500 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.77%
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%
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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
2315 2130 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.80% 72.01% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1330 1081 1163
Average daily rate £375 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 115 106
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 -9 3 £500 - 4
Lancashire - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (81.25%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) TDD
3 11 (68.75%) J2EE
3 11 (68.75%) Scrum
4 9 (56.25%) Hibernate
4 9 (56.25%) MySQL
4 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 9 (56.25%) Spring
4 9 (56.25%) Scala
4 9 (56.25%) BDD
5 8 (50.00%) jQuery
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (43.75%) CSS
6 7 (43.75%) Oracle
6 7 (43.75%) .NET
6 7 (43.75%) C#
6 7 (43.75%) HTML
6 7 (43.75%) XML
6 7 (43.75%) UML
6 7 (43.75%) Finance
7 6 (37.50%) EJB
7 6 (37.50%) JBoss
7 6 (37.50%) JSF
8 5 (31.25%) QA
8 5 (31.25%) Ajax
8 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
8 5 (31.25%) Escenic
8 5 (31.25%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (31.25%) WebSphere
1 5 (31.25%) Escenic
1 5 (31.25%) Adobe CQ
1 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
1 5 (31.25%) MQSeries
1 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
1 5 (31.25%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (31.25%) Big Data
3 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) Gerrit
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Programmer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Developer Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Programmer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Java Programmer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Programmer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Java Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) J2EE
2 9 (56.25%) Hibernate
2 9 (56.25%) Spring
3 8 (50.00%) jQuery
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 7 (43.75%) XML
5 6 (37.50%) EJB
5 6 (37.50%) JSF
6 5 (31.25%) Ajax
6 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (31.25%) CSS3
6 5 (31.25%) HTML5
6 5 (31.25%) Struts
6 5 (31.25%) Java RMI
6 5 (31.25%) LAMP
7 2 (12.50%) JPA
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) TDD
2 11 (68.75%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) BDD
4 7 (43.75%) UML
5 5 (31.25%) RUP
5 5 (31.25%) OOP
5 5 (31.25%) OO
5 5 (31.25%) OOD
5 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
6 3 (18.75%) SOA
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
7 2 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Test-First Development
7 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) Network Management
8 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) Scala
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB6
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) SAP