Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 17 December 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)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 183 223
Rank change year-on-year -6 +40 -47
Contract jobs citing OOD 20 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.53% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.63% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 13
North West median daily rate £338 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +2.94% +2.64%
10th Percentile £305 £293 £243
90th Percentile £438 £428 £610
England median daily rate £488 £404 £420
% change year-on-year +20.74% -3.87% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
North West median hourly rate £51.71 £45.36 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.01% - -
England median hourly rate £49.61 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +32.28% -1.32% +1.33%

OOD 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 4602 5389 7060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.41% 84.36% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2970 3477 4341
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £255 £253
90th Percentile £596 £573 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 158 281
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £29.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.85% +65.06%
10th Percentile £11.54 £12.43 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £54.17 £52.47
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% +11.36% +15.79%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing OOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in the North West

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in the North West

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in the North West over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in the North West

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in the North West

OOD
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 OOD within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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 +3 12 £350 -6.67% 8
Merseyside +5 3 £331 -1.85% 1
Cheshire -3 3 £425 -
Lancashire +8 1 £315 +23.53% 1
Cumbria -3 1 - -
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 North West region with a requirement for OOD.

1 20 (100.00%) OO
2 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (65.00%) HTML
4 12 (60.00%) CSS
5 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
6 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (45.00%) jQuery
7 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (40.00%) HTML5
8 8 (40.00%) MVC
9 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (35.00%) C#
9 7 (35.00%) Angular 2
10 6 (30.00%) .NET
10 6 (30.00%) Web Services
10 6 (30.00%) CSS3
11 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
11 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 5 (25.00%) Java
11 5 (25.00%) Multimedia
11 5 (25.00%) e-Learning
11 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
12 4 (20.00%) Finance
12 4 (20.00%) Web Development
12 4 (20.00%) C++
12 4 (20.00%) MySQL
12 4 (20.00%) JUnit
13 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
13 3 (15.00%) PHP

OOD
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 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
1 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Redis
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) JUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) Gradle
4 1 (5.00%) Grunt
4 1 (5.00%) gulp
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) MSTest
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Multimedia
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Angular Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Core Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Magento Developer
4 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) PHP Magento Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java GUI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (45.00%) jQuery
4 8 (40.00%) HTML5
5 7 (35.00%) Angular 2
6 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 6 (30.00%) CSS3
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (10.00%) Ajax
9 2 (10.00%) J2SE
9 2 (10.00%) Node.js
9 2 (10.00%) REST
9 2 (10.00%) Sass
9 2 (10.00%) SOAP
9 2 (10.00%) Spring
9 2 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) e-Learning
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (10.00%) STB
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) OO
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) SOLID
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 2 (10.00%) Android Development
8 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
8 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
8 2 (10.00%) SDLC
8 2 (10.00%) Time Management
8 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (15.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) C
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (5.00%) Apex Code
7 1 (5.00%) Erlang
7 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter
2 1 (5.00%) Zend