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 27 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
England / North West
Rank 115 144 137
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Contract jobs citing OOD 24 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.45% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 10
Median daily rate £356 £413 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £47.11 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.61% +1.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +16.25%

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
2157 3105 2662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.17% 82.21% 77.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1865 1521
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 142 114
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £15.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £49.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +17 13 £325 -21.21% 10
Merseyside +3 8 £500 - 5
Lancashire +11 1 £280 - 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 32 (80.00%) OO
2 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (52.50%) ASP.NET
3 21 (52.50%) C#
3 21 (52.50%) .NET
4 18 (45.00%) MVC
4 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
5 17 (42.50%) Web Services
6 16 (40.00%) HTML
7 15 (37.50%) Java
7 15 (37.50%) OOP
7 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
9 13 (32.50%) REST
10 11 (27.50%) PHP
10 11 (27.50%) SQL
11 10 (25.00%) Linux
11 10 (25.00%) TDD
11 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
12 9 (22.50%) RESTful
12 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (22.50%) SaaS
12 9 (22.50%) Scrum
12 9 (22.50%) Microservices
13 8 (20.00%) Windows
13 8 (20.00%) CSS
13 8 (20.00%) NUnit

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 (15.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (22.50%) SaaS
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (15.00%) Amazon S3
3 6 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (7.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) DLNA
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) UPnP
2 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) MySQL
3 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) DB2
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.00%) NUnit
3 3 (7.50%) Mercurial
3 3 (7.50%) Subversion
3 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Front Office
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (97.50%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) .NET Developer
3 13 (32.50%) Senior Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Java Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (15.00%) C# Developer
7 6 (15.00%) PHP Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Senior Agile Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
9 4 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 2 (5.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) .NET
1 21 (52.50%) ASP.NET
2 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (42.50%) Web Services
4 16 (40.00%) HTML
5 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (32.50%) REST
7 9 (22.50%) RESTful
8 8 (20.00%) CSS
9 7 (17.50%) jQuery
10 6 (15.00%) LAMP
10 6 (15.00%) WPF
10 6 (15.00%) Zend Framework
11 5 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
12 3 (7.50%) Durandal
12 3 (7.50%) Jinja
12 3 (7.50%) LESS
12 3 (7.50%) React
12 3 (7.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
2 3 (7.50%) User Experience
3 2 (5.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) OO
2 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (45.00%) MVC
4 15 (37.50%) OOP
5 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (25.00%) TDD
6 9 (22.50%) Microservices
6 9 (22.50%) Scrum
7 7 (17.50%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (15.00%) DevOps
8 6 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
8 6 (15.00%) SOA
8 6 (15.00%) Web Design
9 5 (12.50%) B2B
9 5 (12.50%) B2C
10 4 (10.00%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) C#
2 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 15 (37.50%) Java
4 11 (27.50%) PHP
4 11 (27.50%) SQL
5 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.50%) Python
6 3 (7.50%) Ruby
6 3 (7.50%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.00%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Zend
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Sybase
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