The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 29 March 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)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing OOD 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.20% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +7.74% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -0.62% +11.11%  

OOD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 213 204 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 85.20% 81.27% 79.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 157 101
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £30.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% -11.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £14.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £47.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing OOD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Liverpool

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Liverpool

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Liverpool over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in Liverpool

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for OOD.

1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (50.00%) DevOps
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) PHP
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) API Design
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Microservices
6 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (25.00%) Symfony
6 3 (25.00%) Drupal
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) Laravel
6 3 (25.00%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Unix
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Magento
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (8.33%) LINQ
8 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (8.33%) Spring

OOD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 3 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Front Office
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Agile Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Magento Developer
5 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 2 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (16.67%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) CMS Developer
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) Laravel
3 3 (25.00%) Symfony
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) J2SE
4 1 (8.33%) JMS
4 1 (8.33%) LINQ
4 1 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) API Design
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (8.33%) Android Development
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
1 1 (8.33%) Sybase