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 24 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 Design (OOD)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing OOD 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.43% - 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +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 267 275 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 81.16% 82.83% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 160 132
Median daily rate £425 £380 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -18.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £675
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%  

OOD
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 Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Merseyside

OOD
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 24 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 - 7 £425 - 4
OOD
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 12 (66.67%) Java
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) TDD
2 11 (61.11%) DevOps
3 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) CSS
4 7 (38.89%) OO
5 6 (33.33%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 4 (22.22%) PHP
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
7 3 (16.67%) API Design
7 3 (16.67%) Drupal
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) MySQL
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (16.67%) N-Tier
7 3 (16.67%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) CMS
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (16.67%) Symfony
7 3 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (16.67%) Sitecore
7 3 (16.67%) Umbraco
7 3 (16.67%) Laravel

OOD
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 (16.67%) CMS
1 3 (16.67%) Drupal
1 3 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (16.67%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Magento
2 1 (5.56%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Java Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Java Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Senior Agile Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Senior Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) CMS Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Magento Developer
4 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (11.11%) PHP Magento Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) Laravel
3 3 (16.67%) Symfony
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 2 (11.11%) LINQ
4 2 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) DevOps
2 11 (61.11%) TDD
3 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (38.89%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 3 (16.67%) API Design
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (11.11%) Microservices
7 2 (11.11%) MVC
7 2 (11.11%) Time Management
8 1 (5.56%) Android Development
8 1 (5.56%) Content Management
8 1 (5.56%) Document Management
8 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
8 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
8 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Sitecore
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