Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 31 May 2020 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)
England > North West
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 133 118
Rank change year-on-year +41 -15 -44
Contract jobs citing OO 54 71 104
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 1.84% 1.36% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.59% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 45 67
Median daily rate £450 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £343 £283 £247
90th Percentile £550 £588 £521
England median daily rate £475 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £67.50 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% - -
England median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.26%

OO 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,421 4,479 5,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.43% 86.08% 86.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,484 2,901 3,210
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £238 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £619 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 168 258
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.59 £22.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.80% +15.56% -36.74%
10th Percentile £12.33 £13.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.00 £50.45 £51.70
Median hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £22.15
% change year-on-year +15.00% +12.87% -11.82%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing OO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for OO in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OO in the North West.

Daily rate trend for OO in the North West

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Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OO in the North West over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for OO in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OO in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for OO in the North West

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Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing OO in the North West over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for OO in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the North West region over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +31 31 £400 -20.00% 14
Merseyside - 12 £550 -
Cheshire +21 11 £415 +18.57% 4
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England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for OO.

1 28 (51.85%) OOP
2 24 (44.44%) Java
3 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (40.74%) Git (software)
5 19 (35.19%) SOA
6 16 (29.63%) C#
6 16 (29.63%) .NET
7 14 (25.93%) HTML
7 14 (25.93%) CSS
7 14 (25.93%) AWS
8 13 (24.07%) Kafka
8 13 (24.07%) DevOps
8 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
8 13 (24.07%) MySQL
8 13 (24.07%) TDD
9 12 (22.22%) XML
9 12 (22.22%) Python
9 12 (22.22%) Software Delivery
10 11 (20.37%) Mentoring
10 11 (20.37%) SOAP
10 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
10 11 (20.37%) SAP
10 11 (20.37%) Scrum
10 11 (20.37%) JSON
10 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (18.52%) Web Services
11 10 (18.52%) Windows
11 10 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (18.52%) Azure
12 9 (16.67%) Open Source

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 8 (14.81%) Apache ServiceMix
2 8 (14.81%) JBoss
3 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Fuse
4 4 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (5.56%) WinCC
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.85%) CMS
7 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.93%) AWS
2 10 (18.52%) Azure
3 9 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
3 9 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 9 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (16.67%) CloudFront
3 9 (16.67%) Serverless
4 7 (12.96%) GCP
5 6 (11.11%) GitHub
5 6 (11.11%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.85%) Firebase
6 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.85%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) FTP
1 8 (14.81%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) DHCP
3 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) MySQL
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
3 9 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (11.11%) Power BI
4 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
5 5 (9.26%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.96%) JIRA
3 6 (11.11%) GitLab
4 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.85%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.85%) gulp
6 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.85%) Moq
6 1 (1.85%) MSI
6 1 (1.85%) NUnit
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.85%) Subversion
6 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) French Language
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 9 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Integration Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Interface Designer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) .NET
2 14 (25.93%) CSS
2 14 (25.93%) HTML
3 13 (24.07%) Kafka
4 12 (22.22%) XML
5 11 (20.37%) JSON
5 11 (20.37%) SOAP
6 10 (18.52%) Web Services
7 8 (14.81%) EDI
7 8 (14.81%) HTML5
7 8 (14.81%) Middleware
7 8 (14.81%) REST
7 8 (14.81%) RESTful
8 7 (12.96%) React Native
9 6 (11.11%) jQuery
9 6 (11.11%) Spring
9 6 (11.11%) Spring Boot
10 4 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
11 3 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (12.96%) Mobile App
3 6 (11.11%) PKI
4 5 (9.26%) Cloud Native
5 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (5.56%) N-Tier
6 3 (5.56%) SCADA
7 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.70%) User Experience
8 1 (1.85%) Animation
8 1 (1.85%) iPad
8 1 (1.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) OOP
2 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.19%) SOA
4 13 (24.07%) DevOps
4 13 (24.07%) TDD
5 12 (22.22%) Software Delivery
6 11 (20.37%) Mentoring
6 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (20.37%) Scrum
7 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 9 (16.67%) Open Source
8 8 (14.81%) B2B
9 7 (12.96%) Coaching
9 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.96%) EAI
9 7 (12.96%) Microservices
9 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
10 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (11.11%) Data Mapping
10 6 (11.11%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) C#
3 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 12 (22.22%) Python
5 8 (14.81%) ActionScript
5 8 (14.81%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (7.41%) SQL
7 3 (5.56%) C++
7 3 (5.56%) ES6
7 3 (5.56%) ES7
7 3 (5.56%) ES8
7 3 (5.56%) Ruby
8 2 (3.70%) ABAP
8 2 (3.70%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.70%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) AWS Certification
2 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) MCP
3 1 (1.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) SAP
2 9 (16.67%) IBM
2 9 (16.67%) IBM Sterling
2 9 (16.67%) Informatica
3 8 (14.81%) Oracle
3 8 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 7 (12.96%) Google
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.85%) BuddyPress
6 1 (1.85%) Kony