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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 139 163 136
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -27
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 17 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.045% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.054% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 2
Median daily rate £475 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £513 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £513 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +1.35%
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
2947 3676 2436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.13% 81.94% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 2296 1401
Median daily rate £410 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 145 112
Median hourly rate £26.25 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.05% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.89 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Cheshire - 6 £456 -
Lancashire - 5 £478 -
Manchester +1 4 £440 -14.14% 1
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (94.29%) OO
3 31 (88.57%) UML
3 31 (88.57%) Business Analysis
3 31 (88.57%) Use Case
3 31 (88.57%) Waterfall
4 30 (85.71%) Project Management
5 29 (82.86%) Open Source
6 28 (80.00%) Agile Project Management
7 27 (77.14%) Service Design
8 20 (57.14%) Java
9 17 (48.57%) Linux
9 17 (48.57%) Python
9 17 (48.57%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (48.57%) SaltStack
9 17 (48.57%) Puppet
9 17 (48.57%) Bash Shell
10 16 (45.71%) IaaS
10 16 (45.71%) Windows
10 16 (45.71%) Apache
10 16 (45.71%) Oracle
10 16 (45.71%) JIRA
11 15 (42.86%) Unix
12 14 (40.00%) Finance
13 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
14 8 (22.86%) MS PowerPoint
15 7 (20.00%) SEO
15 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
16 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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 16 (45.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) Jetty
2 2 (5.71%) nginx
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) IaaS
2 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) AMQP
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
2 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Mockito
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Analyst
2 30 (85.71%) Business Analyst
3 18 (51.43%) Senior Analyst
3 18 (51.43%) Senior Business Analyst
4 13 (37.14%) Digital Analyst
4 13 (37.14%) Digital Business Analyst
5 11 (31.43%) Technical Analyst
6 10 (28.57%) Technical Business Analyst
7 5 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 5 (14.29%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
8 4 (11.43%) Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Business IT Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) Business Systems Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.57%) Spring
3 2 (5.71%) JAX-RS
3 2 (5.71%) JMS
3 2 (5.71%) JSON
3 2 (5.71%) Node.js
3 2 (5.71%) RESTful
3 2 (5.71%) Spring Security
3 2 (5.71%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) Ajax
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) Java EE
4 1 (2.86%) JSP
4 1 (2.86%) Servlets
4 1 (2.86%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 15 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (94.29%) OO
3 31 (88.57%) Business Analysis
3 31 (88.57%) UML
3 31 (88.57%) Use Case
3 31 (88.57%) Waterfall
4 30 (85.71%) Project Management
5 29 (82.86%) Open Source
6 28 (80.00%) Agile Project Management
7 27 (77.14%) Service Design
8 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
10 7 (20.00%) SEO
11 5 (14.29%) SFIA
12 4 (11.43%) MVC
12 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 3 (8.57%) TDD
14 2 (5.71%) Domain-Driven Design
14 2 (5.71%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) Java
2 17 (48.57%) Bash Shell
2 17 (48.57%) Python
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 17 (48.57%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (48.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) SaltStack
2 16 (45.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) hybris
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft