Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 157 216
Rank change year-on-year -51 +59 -19
Contract jobs citing OOD 11 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.84% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 1.00% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 36 13
North West median daily rate £425 £369 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.25% -13.24% +4.29%
10th Percentile £383 £283 £307
90th Percentile £506 £500 £510
England median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
North West median hourly rate - £47.11 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.61% +1.35%
England median hourly rate £47.50 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +28.38% -17.78% +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 4,918 4,578 6,515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.10% 83.51% 82.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,119 2,879 3,968
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £259 £236 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £569
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 186 242
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.00% +7.69% +47.73%
10th Percentile £11.52 £12.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £54.64 £51.50 £50.72
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +13.58%

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 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
Manchester -32 8 £425 +15.25% 8
Cheshire - 3 £425 - 6
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 11 (100.00%) OO
2 10 (90.91%) Git (software)
3 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (72.73%) jQuery
4 8 (72.73%) HTML5
4 8 (72.73%) CSS3
4 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
4 8 (72.73%) CSS
4 8 (72.73%) HTML
4 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 8 (72.73%) MVC
4 8 (72.73%) Angular 2
5 7 (63.64%) Front End Development
5 7 (63.64%) e-Learning
5 7 (63.64%) Multimedia
5 7 (63.64%) Backbone.js
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) User Experience
7 2 (18.18%) Android Development
7 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
7 2 (18.18%) C
7 2 (18.18%) C++
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) J2SE
7 2 (18.18%) HTTP
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) HTTPS

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Redis
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Ant
4 1 (9.09%) Grunt
4 1 (9.09%) gulp
4 1 (9.09%) Hudson
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 7 (63.64%) Multimedia
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Angular Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (18.18%) Core Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (9.09%) GUI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) GUI Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java GUI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Mobile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Angular 2
1 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) CSS3
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) HTML5
1 8 (72.73%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) Backbone.js
3 2 (18.18%) J2SE
3 2 (18.18%) Java ME
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Visualforce
4 1 (9.09%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) e-Learning
2 3 (27.27%) User Experience
3 2 (18.18%) STB
4 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) OO
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (72.73%) MVC
4 7 (63.64%) Front End Development
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Android Development
6 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
7 1 (9.09%) Code Optimisation
7 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Apex Code
4 1 (9.09%) Erlang
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (9.09%) Zend