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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 159 144
Rank change year-on-year +52 -15  
Contract jobs citing OOD 24 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.86% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.30% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 7
Median daily rate £338 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £368 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.10 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.99% +19.72%  

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2291 3300 3087
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.94% 82.05% 79.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 2042 1693
Median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 94 147
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.91 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 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
Manchester +18 12 £325 -23.52% 5
Merseyside - 12 £400 - 5
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (69.05%) OO
3 23 (54.76%) C#
3 23 (54.76%) .NET
4 22 (52.38%) ASP.NET
4 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 21 (50.00%) MVC
6 20 (47.62%) HTML
6 20 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (38.10%) Java
7 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (30.95%) REST
8 13 (30.95%) SQL
8 13 (30.95%) Web Services
9 11 (26.19%) TDD
9 11 (26.19%) CSS
10 10 (23.81%) OOP
10 10 (23.81%) Scrum
10 10 (23.81%) Microservices
10 10 (23.81%) DevOps
11 9 (21.43%) NUnit
11 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
12 8 (19.05%) jQuery
12 8 (19.05%) Windows
12 8 (19.05%) Continuous Deployment
13 7 (16.67%) Degree
13 7 (16.67%) Multithreading
13 7 (16.67%) Git (software)

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 3 (7.14%) CMS
1 3 (7.14%) Drupal
1 3 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (7.14%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Magento
2 1 (2.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 6 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) DLNA
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) UPnP
2 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) NUnit
2 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.38%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (95.24%) Developer
2 22 (52.38%) .NET Developer
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Developer
3 13 (30.95%) Senior Developer
4 12 (28.57%) Java Developer
5 10 (23.81%) Agile Java Developer
5 10 (23.81%) Senior Agile Developer
5 10 (23.81%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 10 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (19.05%) C# Developer
7 7 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (4.76%) CMS Developer
10 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) .NET
2 22 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 20 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (47.62%) HTML
4 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (30.95%) REST
5 13 (30.95%) Web Services
6 11 (26.19%) CSS
7 8 (19.05%) jQuery
8 6 (14.29%) WPF
9 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
10 4 (9.52%) RESTful
10 4 (9.52%) XML
11 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (7.14%) Laravel
11 3 (7.14%) Symfony
12 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
12 2 (4.76%) LINQ
12 2 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.76%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) MPEG
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (69.05%) OO
3 21 (50.00%) MVC
4 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (26.19%) TDD
6 10 (23.81%) DevOps
6 10 (23.81%) Microservices
6 10 (23.81%) OOP
6 10 (23.81%) Scrum
7 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 8 (19.05%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (16.67%) Multithreading
10 6 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (14.29%) SOA
11 5 (11.90%) B2B
11 5 (11.90%) B2C
12 4 (9.52%) API Design
12 4 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) C#
2 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 16 (38.10%) Java
4 13 (30.95%) SQL
5 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.90%) PHP
7 2 (4.76%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.38%) Python
8 1 (2.38%) Ruby
8 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Sitecore
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