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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 127 119 121
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing OOD 13 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.46% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.63% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 12
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£338 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £254 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £310 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +3.33%
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
2389 2060 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.64% 73.23% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 994 1040
Average daily rate £378 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.68% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 128 89
Average hourly rate £30.25 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.90 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -2 8 £325 +8.33% 10
Cheshire +2 2 - - 3
Lancashire - 1 £315 - 3
Merseyside - - - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 26 (81.25%) OO
3 20 (62.50%) C#
3 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 17 (53.13%) SQL
5 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (37.50%) HTML
6 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
7 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (31.25%) XML
9 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
10 8 (25.00%) Web Services
10 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
11 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (21.88%) CSS
11 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
12 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
12 6 (18.75%) Java
12 6 (18.75%) MVC
12 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
13 5 (15.63%) iOS SDK
13 5 (15.63%) WCF
13 5 (15.63%) Android
13 5 (15.63%) JSON
13 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (15.63%) VB6
13 5 (15.63%) VB
13 5 (15.63%) CRM

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (12.50%) SQLite
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Toad
1 4 (12.50%) Xcode
2 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Banking
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) C# Developer
3 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 11 (34.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) iOS Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Android Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.13%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) HTML
3 10 (31.25%) XML
4 8 (25.00%) Web Services
5 7 (21.88%) CSS
6 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 5 (15.63%) JSON
7 5 (15.63%) WCF
7 5 (15.63%) iOS SDK
8 4 (12.50%) CSS3
8 4 (12.50%) Worklight
8 4 (12.50%) jQuery
8 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (9.38%) WPF
9 3 (9.38%) Android NDK
10 1 (3.13%) Flask
10 1 (3.13%) Leaflet
10 1 (3.13%) Android SDK
10 1 (3.13%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Extraction
1 4 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Online Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Android
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Phone
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) OO
2 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) MVC
5 5 (15.63%) CRM
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Web Design
6 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (12.50%) Data Architecture
6 4 (12.50%) iOS Development
6 4 (12.50%) Memory Management
6 4 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Android Development
8 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) TDD
8 2 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) VB
5 5 (15.63%) VB6
6 4 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.25%) X++
8 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.13%) Python
8 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Northgate
2 4 (12.50%) Kony
3 3 (9.38%) Appcelerator
4 1 (3.13%) Sybase
4 1 (3.13%) Google
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