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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 148 163 134
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -29
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.087% 0.071% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.088% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £430 £513 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.09% +57.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £395 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.96% +21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -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
2798 3403 2387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.31% 80.43% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1765 2062 1327
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 133 109
Median hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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
Manchester -3 3 £430 -16.09% 2
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) OO
3 17 (85.00%) Project Management
3 17 (85.00%) UML
3 17 (85.00%) Business Analysis
3 17 (85.00%) Use Case
3 17 (85.00%) Open Source
3 17 (85.00%) Waterfall
3 17 (85.00%) Agile Project Management
4 15 (75.00%) Java
5 14 (70.00%) Service Design
6 12 (60.00%) SaltStack
6 12 (60.00%) Puppet
6 12 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (60.00%) Linux
6 12 (60.00%) Python
6 12 (60.00%) Bash Shell
7 11 (55.00%) Apache
7 11 (55.00%) IaaS
8 10 (50.00%) Finance
8 10 (50.00%) Unix
8 10 (50.00%) Windows
8 10 (50.00%) Oracle
8 10 (50.00%) JIRA
9 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (35.00%) Data Analysis
10 7 (35.00%) SEO
11 5 (25.00%) Web Services
12 4 (20.00%) SFIA

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 11 (55.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Jetty
2 2 (10.00%) nginx
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) IaaS
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) AMQP
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Mockito
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Analyst
2 16 (80.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (45.00%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (40.00%) Digital Analyst
4 8 (40.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 8 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (40.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (40.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Developer
7 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Public Sector Business Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) Spring
3 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) JAX-RS
3 2 (10.00%) JMS
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) RESTful
3 2 (10.00%) Spring Security
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) JSP
4 1 (5.00%) MyBatis
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) Servlets
4 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Struts
4 1 (5.00%) Struts2
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Unix
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) OO
3 17 (85.00%) Agile Project Management
3 17 (85.00%) Business Analysis
3 17 (85.00%) Open Source
3 17 (85.00%) Project Management
3 17 (85.00%) UML
3 17 (85.00%) Use Case
3 17 (85.00%) Waterfall
4 14 (70.00%) Service Design
5 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (35.00%) Data Analysis
6 7 (35.00%) SEO
7 4 (20.00%) SFIA
8 3 (15.00%) MVC
8 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.00%) TDD
9 2 (10.00%) Microservices
9 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 12 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) SaltStack
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) hybris