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 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 136 164 121
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -43
Contract jobs citing OOD 16 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.18% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.23% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 15
Median daily rate £315 £364 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.40% +13.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £308 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £600 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +5.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.75 £33.73
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +8.96%
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
2829 3493 2337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.36% 80.76% 75.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1777 2136 1297
Median daily rate £400 £405 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 136 102
Median hourly rate £21.52 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.19% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £16.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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
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 31 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 +9 13 £315 +2.43% 10
Cheshire +9 3 - - 1
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) OO
3 17 (60.71%) Scrum
4 14 (50.00%) HTML
4 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (42.86%) CSS
5 12 (42.86%) TDD
5 12 (42.86%) MVC
5 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 11 (39.29%) .NET
6 11 (39.29%) C#
7 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 10 (35.71%) jQuery
7 10 (35.71%) HTML5
7 10 (35.71%) CSS3
8 8 (28.57%) WCF
8 8 (28.57%) Front End Development
9 7 (25.00%) Web Services
9 7 (25.00%) C++
9 7 (25.00%) Java
9 7 (25.00%) JIRA
9 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Java EE
10 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (17.86%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (17.86%) XML
11 5 (17.86%) UML
11 5 (17.86%) Confluence

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 5 (17.86%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Drupal
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) AMQP
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.57%) OrientDB
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) NUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
4 1 (3.57%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (14.29%) Local Government
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Law
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 7 (25.00%) HTML Developer
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) UX Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Embedded Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) HTML
2 12 (42.86%) CSS
3 11 (39.29%) .NET
4 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 10 (35.71%) CSS3
4 10 (35.71%) HTML5
4 10 (35.71%) jQuery
5 8 (28.57%) WCF
6 7 (25.00%) Web Services
7 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (21.43%) Java EE
8 5 (17.86%) XML
9 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 3 (10.71%) REST
11 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
11 2 (7.14%) Ninject
11 2 (7.14%) RESTful
11 2 (7.14%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) W3C
4 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) OO
3 17 (60.71%) Scrum
4 12 (42.86%) MVC
4 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 12 (42.86%) TDD
5 8 (28.57%) Front End Development
6 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (17.86%) BDD
7 5 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) UML
8 4 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 4 (14.29%) Web Development
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
9 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
9 2 (7.14%) Open Source
9 2 (7.14%) Prototyping
9 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (39.29%) C#
3 7 (25.00%) C++
3 7 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Lua
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) PHP 5
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) MISRA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Twitter
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) Renesas
3 1 (3.57%) SAP