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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 147 112 123
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +11
Contract jobs citing OOD 11 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.67% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.91% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 9
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£450 £323 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £290 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +15.33%
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
2940 2205 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.80% 73.43% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1188 983
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 102 90
Average hourly rate £37.97 £28.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.05% +36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -5 6 - - 2
Manchester -22 3 £600 +84.61% 5
Merseyside - 1 £300 - 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing OOD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOD.

1 23 (88.46%) OO
2 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 18 (69.23%) TDD
3 18 (69.23%) SDLC
4 17 (65.38%) OOP
5 16 (61.54%) HTML
6 15 (57.69%) CSS
7 14 (53.85%) Java
8 13 (50.00%) SQL
8 13 (50.00%) .NET
8 13 (50.00%) jQuery
9 12 (46.15%) DV Cleared
9 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
9 12 (46.15%) J2EE
9 12 (46.15%) Ant
9 12 (46.15%) JUnit
10 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
10 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (26.92%) Linux
11 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
11 7 (26.92%) Node.js
12 6 (23.08%) C++
13 5 (19.23%) C
13 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
14 4 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
14 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
14 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (15.38%) AOP
14 4 (15.38%) Ruby
14 4 (15.38%) SQL Server

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing OOD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Ant
1 12 (46.15%) JUnit
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) Xcode
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) HTML
2 15 (57.69%) CSS
3 13 (50.00%) jQuery
3 13 (50.00%) .NET
4 12 (46.15%) J2EE
5 4 (15.38%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) XSLT
7 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.69%) JSON
8 1 (3.85%) Worklight
8 1 (3.85%) Android NDK
8 1 (3.85%) SOAP
8 1 (3.85%) iOS SDK
8 1 (3.85%) REST
8 1 (3.85%) CSS3
8 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.85%) WSDL
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) OO
2 18 (69.23%) TDD
2 18 (69.23%) SDLC
3 17 (65.38%) OOP
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
6 4 (15.38%) AOP
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.69%) ERP
9 1 (3.85%) Scrum
9 1 (3.85%) Web Design
9 1 (3.85%) Memory Management
9 1 (3.85%) BDD
9 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
9 1 (3.85%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 14 (53.85%) Java
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) C++
5 5 (19.23%) C
6 4 (15.38%) Python
6 4 (15.38%) Ruby
7 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
7 2 (7.69%) C#
8 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) DV Cleared
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Perforce
2 1 (3.85%) Appcelerator
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter
2 1 (3.85%) Kony
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