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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 139 147 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 18 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.082% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.11% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 6
Median daily rate £463 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% -27.27%
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
3058 2800 2274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.11% 76.94% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1936 1658 1212
Median daily rate £415 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 121 94
Median hourly rate £31.25 £34.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +18.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £53.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 16 £450 -
Manchester -15 2 £500 - 1
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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%) BDD
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