Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 93 108
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 -10
Contract jobs citing OOD 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.22% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Cheshire median daily rate £425 - -
North West median daily rate £338 £350 £308
% change year-on-year -3.57% +13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £39.00 -
North West median hourly rate £51.71 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year +32.59% - -

OOD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1116 1252 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.53% 85.99% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 898 1153
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 57
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.58 £13.00 £12.74
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +14.18% -27.92% +74.40%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing OOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Cheshire

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOD in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Cheshire

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Cheshire

OOD
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 1 £425 -
Warrington - 1 £310 -
OOD
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for OOD.

1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) STB
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Java ME
2 2 (66.67%) J2SE
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) C#

OOD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Core Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (33.33%) GUI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) GUI Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Java GUI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2SE
1 2 (66.67%) Java ME
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) STB
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL