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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 142 128 116
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs citing OOD 16 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.40% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.52% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Average daily rate £358 £408 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.26% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £590 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
- +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -4.48%
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
3059 2504 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.71% 76.55% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 1471 1065
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 100 111
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -14 9 £375 -9.09% 14
Merseyside - 3 - -
Lancashire +2 2 - -
Cheshire -7 1 £340 -16.56% 7
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) Java
4 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 13 (50.00%) HTML
5 13 (50.00%) CSS
6 12 (46.15%) MVC
7 11 (42.31%) Web Services
8 10 (38.46%) .NET
8 10 (38.46%) RESTful
9 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
9 9 (34.62%) Finance
9 9 (34.62%) Scrum
10 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
11 7 (26.92%) Node.js
11 7 (26.92%) Express
11 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (26.92%) Software Architecture
11 7 (26.92%) iPad
11 7 (26.92%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (26.92%) gulp
11 7 (26.92%) WCF
11 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
11 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
11 7 (26.92%) C#
11 7 (26.92%) SQL
11 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
12 6 (23.08%) Oracle
12 6 (23.08%) HTTP

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (15.38%) JBoss
3 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Doxygen
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (26.92%) gulp
3 4 (15.38%) JUnit
4 3 (11.54%) JIRA
4 3 (11.54%) Log4j
4 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Avionics
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Node.js Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Technical Developer
8 1 (3.85%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) CSS
1 13 (50.00%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) Web Services
3 10 (38.46%) .NET
3 10 (38.46%) RESTful
4 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
4 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (26.92%) Express
4 7 (26.92%) WCF
5 6 (23.08%) React
6 5 (19.23%) jQuery
6 5 (19.23%) Middleware
6 5 (19.23%) XML
6 5 (19.23%) XSLT
7 4 (15.38%) CSS3
7 4 (15.38%) HTML5
7 4 (15.38%) J2EE
7 4 (15.38%) JDBC
7 4 (15.38%) SOAP
8 3 (11.54%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) iPad
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) User Experience
4 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.85%) DTV
5 1 (3.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) OO
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) MVC
4 9 (34.62%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
6 7 (26.92%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (26.92%) Software Architecture
7 6 (23.08%) Front End Development
8 5 (19.23%) Isomorphic JavaScript
8 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
9 4 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 4 (15.38%) UML
10 3 (11.54%) Data Management
10 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
10 3 (11.54%) ETL
10 3 (11.54%) SOA
10 3 (11.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) C++
4 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) Ada
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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