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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
England / North West
Rank 126 154 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.076% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.095% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £355 £385
% change year-on-year
+16.19% -7.79%
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% -

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
2152 3168 2412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.07% 80.73% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1930 1441
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £599 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 110 102
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +39.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.86 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 - 4 £375 -
Manchester +13 2 £506 - 3
Cheshire - 1 £338 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £575 -
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 23 (92.00%) OO
2 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (72.00%) UML
4 17 (68.00%) Business Analysis
4 17 (68.00%) Use Case
5 16 (64.00%) Project Management
5 16 (64.00%) Service Design
6 15 (60.00%) Open Source
7 14 (56.00%) Waterfall
7 14 (56.00%) Agile Project Management
8 12 (48.00%) Java
9 8 (32.00%) Python
9 8 (32.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (28.00%) Oracle
10 7 (28.00%) Apache
11 6 (24.00%) Windows
11 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (24.00%) JIRA
11 6 (24.00%) TDD
11 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
12 5 (20.00%) IaaS
12 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (20.00%) SaltStack
12 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
12 5 (20.00%) Puppet
12 5 (20.00%) HTML
12 5 (20.00%) CSS
12 5 (20.00%) Unix
12 5 (20.00%) Linux
12 5 (20.00%) Finance

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 7 (28.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) Jetty
2 2 (8.00%) nginx
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) IaaS
2 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) PaaS
2 3 (12.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) AMQP
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Mercurial
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Analyst
1 17 (68.00%) Business Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Business IT Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.00%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (20.00%) CSS
2 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.00%) jQuery
4 3 (12.00%) Aurelia
4 3 (12.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (12.00%) Durandal
4 3 (12.00%) EJS
4 3 (12.00%) Jinja
4 3 (12.00%) JMS
4 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (12.00%) LESS
4 3 (12.00%) Pug
4 3 (12.00%) React
4 3 (12.00%) Sass
4 3 (12.00%) Spring
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) DataPower
2 1 (4.00%) Derivative
2 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) OO
2 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (72.00%) UML
4 17 (68.00%) Business Analysis
4 17 (68.00%) Use Case
5 16 (64.00%) Project Management
5 16 (64.00%) Service Design
6 15 (60.00%) Open Source
7 14 (56.00%) Agile Project Management
7 14 (56.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (24.00%) TDD
9 4 (16.00%) MVC
9 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (12.00%) BDD
10 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
10 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
10 3 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (12.00%) Microservices
10 3 (12.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) Python
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.00%) C#
5 3 (12.00%) PHP
5 3 (12.00%) Ruby
5 3 (12.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (8.00%) SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Kony
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Sybase
3 1 (4.00%) Yahoo!