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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 159 145 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -41
Contract jobs citing OOD 10 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.38% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.48% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 13
Average daily rate £425 £404 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £363 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.10 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+19.72% -10.00%
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
3278 3105 2353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.46% 78.09% 75.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2030 1716 1229
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 146 134
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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 1 May 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 -4 8 £425 +9.67% 10
Lancashire - 1 - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 20 (80.00%) OO
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
3 13 (52.00%) Java
3 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (52.00%) CSS
3 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) MVC
5 10 (40.00%) Web Services
6 9 (36.00%) .NET
6 9 (36.00%) HTML5
6 9 (36.00%) CSS3
7 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (28.00%) Scrum
9 6 (24.00%) TDD
10 5 (20.00%) JIRA
10 5 (20.00%) RESTful
10 5 (20.00%) jQuery
10 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 5 (20.00%) C#
10 5 (20.00%) User Experience
11 4 (16.00%) SDLC
11 4 (16.00%) Front End Development
11 4 (16.00%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (16.00%) Oracle
11 4 (16.00%) XML

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (16.00%) Confluence
2 3 (12.00%) Node.js
3 2 (8.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) Drupal
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Doxygen
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) gulp
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) JUnit
3 2 (8.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Log4j
4 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Local Government
3 2 (8.00%) Avionics
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (12.00%) HTML Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (12.00%) UX Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Ada Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) Web Services
4 9 (36.00%) .NET
4 9 (36.00%) CSS3
4 9 (36.00%) HTML5
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.00%) RESTful
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (16.00%) Java EE
6 4 (16.00%) WCF
6 4 (16.00%) XML
7 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.00%) Backbone.js
7 3 (12.00%) DOM
7 3 (12.00%) Express
7 3 (12.00%) Middleware
7 3 (12.00%) React
7 3 (12.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (12.00%) iPad
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.00%) DTV
5 1 (4.00%) STB
5 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) OO
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) MVC
4 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (24.00%) TDD
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (16.00%) Front End Development
7 4 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) SDLC
7 4 (16.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (12.00%) Isomorphic JavaScript
8 3 (12.00%) OOP
8 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (12.00%) Service Design
8 3 (12.00%) SOA
8 3 (12.00%) Software Architecture
9 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Java
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) C++
3 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Ada
4 2 (8.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) PHP 5
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Atlassian
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
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