The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 3 months to 26 June 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 39 37
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2  
Contract jobs citing OO 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.60% 0.61% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.74% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £41.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +14.80% +3.43%  

OO 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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 272 270 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 81.44% 82.82% 71.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 156 138
Median daily rate £425 £385 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.38% -18.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for OO in Merseyside

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Merseyside

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Merseyside

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Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -1 2 £325 - 6
OO
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for OO.

1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) OOD
2 7 (58.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 4 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) CMS
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Laravel
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Symfony
4 3 (25.00%) Drupal
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (33.33%) CMS
1 4 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 3 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (8.33%) EPiServer
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Magento
2 1 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) gulp
2 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) CMS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Magento Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (25.00%) Laravel
4 3 (25.00%) Symfony
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) LINQ
5 2 (16.67%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) OOD
2 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Android Development
4 2 (16.67%) Content Management
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Document Management
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) Sitecore
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