The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 39 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 19 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.88% 1.72% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 2.14% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 13
Median daily rate £410 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £328 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £481 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
OO
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
554 794 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.07% 80.12% 81.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 560 308
Median daily rate £415 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 39
Median hourly rate £19.64 £17.77 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.74 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Cheshire region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester +7 7 £415 -14.87% 3
Warrington - 6 £456 - 2
Knutsford +5 1 £380 -1.93%
Ellesmere Port +4 1 £338 -6.89% 1
OO
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) TDD
3 16 (59.26%) Java
4 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 8 (29.63%) Scrum
5 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 8 (29.63%) UML
5 8 (29.63%) Spring
5 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
5 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
6 7 (25.93%) CSS3
6 7 (25.93%) Open Source
6 7 (25.93%) HTML5
6 7 (25.93%) jQuery
6 7 (25.93%) HTML
6 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
6 7 (25.93%) CSS
6 7 (25.93%) Web Services
7 6 (22.22%) SOAP
7 6 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (22.22%) Use Case
7 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (22.22%) REST
7 6 (22.22%) BDD
7 6 (22.22%) Front End Development
7 6 (22.22%) Service Design
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (18.52%) JSON
8 5 (18.52%) Project Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (14.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) GlassFish
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Grunt
2 4 (14.81%) gulp
2 4 (14.81%) JUnit
3 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.41%) Gradle
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.70%) Ant
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.70%) JProfiler
5 1 (3.70%) Protractor
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Angular Developer
7 2 (7.41%) HTML Developer
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Senior IT Business Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 8 (29.63%) Spring
3 7 (25.93%) CSS
3 7 (25.93%) CSS3
3 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) HTML5
3 7 (25.93%) jQuery
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) REST
4 6 (22.22%) SOAP
5 5 (18.52%) JSON
6 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
6 4 (14.81%) J2EE
6 4 (14.81%) Java EE
6 4 (14.81%) JPA
6 4 (14.81%) Node.js
6 4 (14.81%) RESTful
7 3 (11.11%) XML
8 2 (7.41%) JSTL
8 2 (7.41%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
1 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
1 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) Scrum
3 8 (29.63%) UML
3 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
4 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
4 7 (25.93%) Open Source
5 6 (22.22%) BDD
5 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 6 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 6 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (22.22%) Service Design
5 6 (22.22%) Use Case
6 5 (18.52%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) Web Development
8 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 3 (11.11%) DevOps
8 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) Groovy
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) hybris
3 1 (3.70%) Perforce
3 1 (3.70%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.70%) Xamarin
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