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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 120 117 131
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing OOD 17 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.70% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 9
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£320 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.42% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £273 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £439 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £368
% change year-on-year
- -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +13.97%
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
2315 2130 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.80% 72.01% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1330 1081 1163
Average daily rate £375 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 115 106
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Manchester -7 15 £320 -24.70% 17
Cheshire +7 1 - - 2
Lancashire - 1 £315 -
Merseyside - - - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (89.47%) .NET
2 32 (84.21%) C#
3 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
4 24 (63.16%) OO
5 19 (50.00%) SQL
6 18 (47.37%) Mentoring
7 17 (44.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (34.21%) HTML
9 12 (31.58%) XML
10 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
11 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
11 10 (26.32%) jQuery
11 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (26.32%) TDD
12 9 (23.68%) CSS
13 8 (21.05%) Oracle
13 8 (21.05%) WCF
14 7 (18.42%) WPF
14 7 (18.42%) VB6
14 7 (18.42%) Java
14 7 (18.42%) VB
14 7 (18.42%) MySQL
14 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
14 7 (18.42%) Scrum
15 6 (15.79%) MVC
15 6 (15.79%) Finance
15 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
15 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
15 6 (15.79%) Web Services

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
1 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
1 5 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (13.16%) MQSeries
1 5 (13.16%) CMS
1 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
1 5 (13.16%) Escenic
1 5 (13.16%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (44.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (18.42%) MySQL
5 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
5 5 (13.16%) Big Data
6 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) Toad
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.63%) Xcode
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) C# Developer
3 15 (39.47%) .NET Developer
4 14 (36.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (23.68%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Programmer
6 5 (13.16%) Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Java Programmer
6 5 (13.16%) Java Programmer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (89.47%) .NET
2 13 (34.21%) HTML
3 12 (31.58%) XML
4 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 10 (26.32%) jQuery
5 9 (23.68%) CSS
6 8 (21.05%) WCF
7 7 (18.42%) WPF
8 6 (15.79%) Web Services
9 5 (13.16%) Struts
9 5 (13.16%) EJB
9 5 (13.16%) J2EE
9 5 (13.16%) Java RMI
9 5 (13.16%) LAMP
9 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
9 5 (13.16%) Spring
9 5 (13.16%) JSF
9 5 (13.16%) Ajax
9 5 (13.16%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (13.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Data Extraction
2 2 (5.26%) GIS
2 2 (5.26%) RIA
2 2 (5.26%) Online Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) OO
2 18 (47.37%) Mentoring
3 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) TDD
4 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
4 7 (18.42%) Scrum
5 6 (15.79%) MVC
5 6 (15.79%) OOP
6 5 (13.16%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (13.16%) UML
6 5 (13.16%) RUP
6 5 (13.16%) CRM
6 5 (13.16%) MVVM
6 5 (13.16%) BDD
7 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Time Management
8 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
8 3 (7.89%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
8 3 (7.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) C#
2 19 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.42%) VB6
4 7 (18.42%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) VB
5 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 5 (13.16%) Scala
7 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.26%) Python
8 2 (5.26%) XAML
8 2 (5.26%) X++
8 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) JBoss
4 3 (7.89%) Northgate
4 3 (7.89%) Sybase
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