The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 27 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)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing OOD 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.82% 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.66% -  
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 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 270 273 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 84.64% 80.77% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 182 126
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £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 12 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Merseyside

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Merseyside over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in Merseyside

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD 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 OOD within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +10 9 £500 - 2
OOD
North West

OOD
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 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 Merseyside 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

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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 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
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