Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 92 95
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 +16
Contract jobs citing OOD 14 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.09% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% - -
North West median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 1,107 1,133 1,262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.88% 84.36% 86.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 812 905
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £249
90th Percentile £538 £618 £620
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 40 31
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.60 £13.00 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.38% -33.76% +12.14%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.03 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £35.00 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -22.29% +33.05% -30.20%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 November 2018. 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
Knutsford - 5 £355 - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £375 -
Chester - 2 £423 - 1
Crewe -17 1 - -
OOD
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for OOD.

1 10 (71.43%) OO
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) JSON
3 6 (42.86%) Subversion
3 6 (42.86%) Android
3 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (42.86%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) JUnit
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Android Development
5 4 (28.57%) REST
5 4 (28.57%) Android Studio
5 4 (28.57%) Kotlin
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) Mobile Development
5 4 (28.57%) Android SDK
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 4 (28.57%) SOA
5 4 (28.57%) OOP
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Scala
5 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Unix

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
2 5 (35.71%) JUnit
3 4 (28.57%) Android Studio
3 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Android Developer
4 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Android Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Magento Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 1 (7.14%) React Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Magento Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) JSON
1 8 (57.14%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) Android SDK
3 4 (28.57%) REST
3 4 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) EJB
5 1 (7.14%) Java EE
5 1 (7.14%) Java SE
5 1 (7.14%) JDBC
5 1 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) Node.js
5 1 (7.14%) React
5 1 (7.14%) Redux
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) Servlets
5 1 (7.14%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) OO
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Android Development
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Mobile Development
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) OOP
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) SOA
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
8 1 (7.14%) RUP
8 1 (7.14%) Unified Process
8 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Kotlin
4 4 (28.57%) Scala
5 3 (21.43%) PHP
6 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.14%) Perl
7 1 (7.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Google
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Twitter
2 1 (7.14%) SaltStack
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase