Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 16 December 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 60 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +73
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.22% 0.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Lancashire median daily rate £315 £255 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% - -
North West median daily rate £338 £350 £340
% change year-on-year -3.57% +2.94% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £51.71 £45.36 -
% change year-on-year +14.01% - -

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 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 377 499 783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 82.31% 84.86% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 344 536
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +16.50%
10th Percentile £272 £213 £280
90th Percentile £615 £575 £658
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 49 79
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +12.16% +36.20%
10th Percentile £11.72 £12.04 £18.06
90th Percentile £53.00 £67.21 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £29.71
% change year-on-year - -15.85% +65.06%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Lancashire

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Lancashire

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for OOD.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

OOD
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:

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