The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 7 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing OO 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 5.56% 3.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
14 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 77.78% 73.08% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
Average daily rate £325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £288 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Bolton region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3

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Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) Sass
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft