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 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
England / North West
Rank 129 158 145
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.052% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.063% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £360 £463 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.16% -15.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.13% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -

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
2135 3156 2639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.31% 82.29% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1903 1514
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 144 112
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £16.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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
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 February 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 - 7 £368 - 1
Cheshire +35 1 £338 -27.02% 2
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 27 (100.00%) OO
2 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (81.48%) UML
4 21 (77.78%) Business Analysis
4 21 (77.78%) Use Case
5 20 (74.07%) Project Management
5 20 (74.07%) Service Design
6 19 (70.37%) Open Source
7 18 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
8 14 (51.85%) Waterfall
9 10 (37.04%) Java
10 8 (29.63%) Python
10 8 (29.63%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (25.93%) Oracle
12 6 (22.22%) Windows
12 6 (22.22%) Apache
12 6 (22.22%) JIRA
13 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
13 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
13 5 (18.52%) Puppet
13 5 (18.52%) Finance
13 5 (18.52%) Linux
13 5 (18.52%) Unix
13 5 (18.52%) CSS
13 5 (18.52%) HTML
13 5 (18.52%) IaaS
13 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (18.52%) SaltStack
14 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (14.81%) AngularJS

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 6 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) IaaS
2 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) PaaS
2 3 (11.11%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Mercurial
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Analyst
1 21 (77.78%) Business Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Senior Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Digital Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Digital Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) CSS
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
2 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.81%) jQuery
3 3 (11.11%) Aurelia
3 3 (11.11%) Backbone.js
3 3 (11.11%) Durandal
3 3 (11.11%) EJS
3 3 (11.11%) Jinja
3 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (11.11%) LESS
3 3 (11.11%) Pug
3 3 (11.11%) React
3 3 (11.11%) Sass
4 2 (7.41%) Java EE
5 1 (3.70%) Dojo
5 1 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (3.70%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) DataPower
2 1 (3.70%) Derivative
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) OO
2 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (81.48%) UML
4 21 (77.78%) Business Analysis
4 21 (77.78%) Use Case
5 20 (74.07%) Project Management
5 20 (74.07%) Service Design
6 19 (70.37%) Open Source
7 18 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
8 14 (51.85%) Waterfall
9 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
10 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (14.81%) TDD
11 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
11 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
11 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (11.11%) Migration
11 3 (11.11%) OOD
11 3 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) Python
3 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) Ruby
5 3 (11.11%) TypeScript
6 2 (7.41%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.70%) VB
7 1 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Kony
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) Yahoo!