Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 170 206
Rank change year-on-year -33 +36 +6
Contract jobs citing OOD 14 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.62% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.75% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 17
North West median daily rate £390 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -6.67% -7.98%
10th Percentile £343 £286 £301
90th Percentile £443 £441 £498
England median daily rate £488 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
North West median hourly rate - £51.71 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.89% -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +20.00%

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 5,239 4,662 6,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.62% 82.48% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,291 2,850 3,933
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £260
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 218 215
North West median hourly rate £24.13 £36.74 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.33% +36.06% -0.61%
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.75 £12.58
90th Percentile £53.56 £52.65 £50.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.16% +4.26% +11.90%

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 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 20 July 2018. 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
Cheshire - 9 £400 - 3
Manchester -30 5 £325 - 16
Merseyside +6 2 £363 -9.38%
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 9 (64.29%) OO
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) JSON
5 4 (28.57%) Scala
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) OOP
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 3 (21.43%) Subversion
6 3 (21.43%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 2 (14.29%) Twitter
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 2 (14.29%) React
7 2 (14.29%) Redux
7 2 (14.29%) SOLID
7 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (14.29%) Network Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Google
7 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (14.29%) Android
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) VBA

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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
1 1 (7.14%) Law
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) React Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) JSON
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) React
2 2 (14.29%) Redux
3 1 (7.14%) EJB
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
3 1 (7.14%) Java SE
3 1 (7.14%) JDBC
3 1 (7.14%) JSP
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) React Native
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) Servlets
3 1 (7.14%) Swing
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) OO
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) OOP
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 2 (14.29%) Network Planning
6 2 (14.29%) SOLID
6 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Android Development
7 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (7.14%) High Availability
7 1 (7.14%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
7 1 (7.14%) MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (7.14%) RUP
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) Scala
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (14.29%) VBA
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) Tcl
6 1 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Salt
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Google
1 2 (14.29%) Twitter
2 1 (7.14%) Altiris
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) SaltStack
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase