Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 175 217
Rank change year-on-year -8 +42 -40
Contract jobs citing OOD 19 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.55% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.66% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 12
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.83% -7.50%
10th Percentile £305 £305 £235
90th Percentile £488 £500 £450
England median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £45.36 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +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 4,446 5,173 6,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.26% 84.43% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,891 3,352 4,230
North West median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 146 273
North West median hourly rate £21.60 £23.30 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.29% -28.32% +71.05%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.38 £12.52
90th Percentile £51.90 £50.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +3 14 £363 -3.33% 8
Cheshire +15 4 £425 - 2
Lancashire +8 1 £315 +23.53% 1
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 19 (100.00%) OO
2 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
3 13 (68.42%) HTML
3 13 (68.42%) Git (software)
4 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (63.16%) CSS
5 11 (57.89%) AngularJS
6 10 (52.63%) HTML5
6 10 (52.63%) MVC
7 9 (47.37%) jQuery
7 9 (47.37%) Angular 2
8 8 (42.11%) CSS3
9 7 (36.84%) Backbone.js
9 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
9 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (36.84%) e-Learning
9 7 (36.84%) Multimedia
9 7 (36.84%) Front End Development
10 6 (31.58%) C#
11 5 (26.32%) Java
11 5 (26.32%) .NET
11 5 (26.32%) Web Services
11 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
12 4 (21.05%) JUnit
13 3 (15.79%) TDD
13 3 (15.79%) Subversion
13 3 (15.79%) Spring
13 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
13 3 (15.79%) C++
13 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement

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 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
1 1 (5.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) HTTPS
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Redis
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) JUnit
3 3 (15.79%) Subversion
4 2 (10.53%) Maven
4 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.26%) Ant
5 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.26%) Gradle
5 1 (5.26%) Grunt
5 1 (5.26%) gulp
5 1 (5.26%) Hudson
5 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Multimedia
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Angular Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Core Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Android Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java GUI Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) CSS
3 11 (57.89%) AngularJS
4 10 (52.63%) HTML5
5 9 (47.37%) Angular 2
5 9 (47.37%) jQuery
6 8 (42.11%) CSS3
7 7 (36.84%) Backbone.js
8 5 (26.32%) .NET
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
9 3 (15.79%) Spring
10 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
10 2 (10.53%) Ajax
10 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
10 2 (10.53%) J2SE
10 2 (10.53%) Kafka
10 2 (10.53%) Node.js
10 2 (10.53%) Sass
10 2 (10.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) e-Learning
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
3 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (10.53%) STB
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) OO
2 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (52.63%) MVC
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Front End Development
4 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) SOLID
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) Android Development
7 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
7 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
8 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.26%) Apex Code
6 1 (5.26%) Erlang
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter
2 1 (5.26%) Zend