The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 131 144 127
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing OOD 17 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.31% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.39% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 7
Median daily rate £350 £324 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £235 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £47.89 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-24.82% +19.72%
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
2669 3305 2519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.90% 79.56% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1781 2013 1494
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 128 106
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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 OOD across the North West region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in the North West

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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 OOD across the North West region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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 OOD within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +4 13 £375 +33.33% 10
Lancashire - 3 £255 - 2
Merseyside 0 1 £338 -25.00% 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 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 OOD.

1 28 (84.85%) OO
2 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) C#
4 14 (42.42%) .NET
4 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
5 12 (36.36%) MVC
6 11 (33.33%) Scrum
6 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
7 10 (30.30%) CSS
7 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
7 10 (30.30%) HTML
7 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 9 (27.27%) PHP
8 9 (27.27%) Web Services
8 9 (27.27%) jQuery
8 9 (27.27%) SaaS
9 8 (24.24%) RESTful
9 8 (24.24%) TDD
9 8 (24.24%) Linux
10 7 (21.21%) Java
10 7 (21.21%) C++
10 7 (21.21%) Windows
10 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
10 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (21.21%) WCF
11 6 (18.18%) REST
11 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
11 6 (18.18%) Zend
11 6 (18.18%) Zend Framework

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 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) SaaS
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (12.12%) Amazon S3
3 4 (12.12%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) AMQP
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) MySQL
2 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) DB2
6 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
6 1 (3.03%) OrientDB
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Mercurial
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Law
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Front Office
3 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.18%) PHP Developer
5 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (15.15%) HTML Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.12%) LAMP Developer
6 4 (12.12%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (6.06%) C++ Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
1 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (30.30%) CSS
3 10 (30.30%) HTML
4 9 (27.27%) jQuery
4 9 (27.27%) Web Services
5 8 (24.24%) RESTful
6 7 (21.21%) WCF
7 6 (18.18%) LAMP
7 6 (18.18%) REST
7 6 (18.18%) Zend Framework
8 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (15.15%) CSS3
8 5 (15.15%) HTML5
8 5 (15.15%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (12.12%) WPF
10 3 (9.09%) Backbone.js
10 3 (9.09%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Data Structures
2 4 (12.12%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) OO
2 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) MVC
4 11 (33.33%) Scrum
5 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
6 8 (24.24%) TDD
7 6 (18.18%) OOP
7 6 (18.18%) Web Design
8 5 (15.15%) Front End Development
8 5 (15.15%) UML
8 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (12.12%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
10 3 (9.09%) BDD
10 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
10 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
10 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) C#
2 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 9 (27.27%) PHP
4 7 (21.21%) C++
4 7 (21.21%) Java
5 5 (15.15%) Ruby
6 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
6 4 (12.12%) Python
6 4 (12.12%) SQL
7 3 (9.09%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.03%) Lua
8 1 (3.03%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) MISRA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Zend
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Twitter
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) Renesas
3 1 (3.03%) Sybase