Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 20 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 (OO)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 51 67
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16 +2
Contract jobs citing OO 2 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.45% 2.13% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 2.60% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 9
Lancashire median daily rate £345 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% +2.27% +1.73%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £393
90th Percentile £381 £483 £480
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -0.06% +3.29% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Lancashire median hourly rate - £41.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.16% +13.85%
North West median hourly rate £51.71 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +24.60% +3.75% +23.08%

OO 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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 371 539 771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 82.63% 81.91% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 358 519
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £388 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -12.23% +17.26%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £277
90th Percentile £607 £556 £642
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 55 83
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +37.91%
10th Percentile £15.14 £11.77 £16.74
90th Percentile £65.89 £63.77 £49.07
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%

OO
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Lancashire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Lancashire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Lancashire

OO
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Blackburn -2 1 £375 - 1
OO
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for OO.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft