The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 45 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing OO 27 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.17% 2.04% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 2.53% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 12
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£404 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.23% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £295 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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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
666 632 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.26% 80.51% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 298 221
Average daily rate £408 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 55 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.82 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 5 £375 - 2
Chester +10 4 £413 +6.45% 10
Crewe - 3 - - 1
Warrington -9 2 - - 7
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
OO
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 27 (51.92%) HTML
2 25 (48.08%) JavaScript
2 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) Java
4 21 (40.38%) Web Services
5 20 (38.46%) .NET
5 20 (38.46%) jQuery
6 18 (34.62%) CSS
7 15 (28.85%) C#
7 15 (28.85%) MVC
7 15 (28.85%) TDD
8 14 (26.92%) OOP
9 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (23.08%) XML
10 12 (23.08%) Windows
10 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 12 (23.08%) Finance
11 11 (21.15%) C
11 11 (21.15%) C++
11 11 (21.15%) Linux
11 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
11 11 (21.15%) HTML5
11 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
12 10 (19.23%) AngularJS
12 10 (19.23%) PHP
12 10 (19.23%) SQL
12 10 (19.23%) MySQL
12 10 (19.23%) JSON
12 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (9.62%) Node.js
2 3 (5.77%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.92%) Drupal
3 1 (1.92%) Mule
3 1 (1.92%) WordPress
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
3 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) ATM
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) MySQL
3 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (9.62%) DB2
4 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.85%) SQLite
6 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.92%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 7 (13.46%) JUnit
4 6 (11.54%) Subversion
5 5 (9.62%) IntelliJ
6 3 (5.77%) Selenium
6 3 (5.77%) NUnit
7 2 (3.85%) Ant
7 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.92%) Hudson
8 1 (1.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.92%) Gradle
8 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.92%) Appium
8 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.92%) Xcode
8 1 (1.92%) Maven
8 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (82.69%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 12 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 9 (17.31%) PHP Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Android Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (3.85%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (51.92%) HTML
2 21 (40.38%) Web Services
3 20 (38.46%) .NET
3 20 (38.46%) jQuery
4 18 (34.62%) CSS
5 12 (23.08%) XML
6 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
6 11 (21.15%) HTML5
7 10 (19.23%) AngularJS
7 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (19.23%) JSON
8 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 8 (15.38%) LINQ
8 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (13.46%) RESTful
10 6 (11.54%) Java EE
10 6 (11.54%) WSDL
11 4 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Mobile App
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.85%) Statistics
5 1 (1.92%) W3C
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Linux
3 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
3 6 (11.54%) AIX
3 6 (11.54%) Windows Vista
3 6 (11.54%) Mac OS
4 5 (9.62%) UNIX
5 4 (7.69%) Android
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) TDD
2 15 (28.85%) MVC
3 14 (26.92%) OOP
4 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
6 9 (17.31%) OOD
7 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
7 7 (13.46%) BDD
8 6 (11.54%) OO PHP
9 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.62%) AOP
10 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.77%) Android Development
11 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (5.77%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (5.77%) Web Development
12 2 (3.85%) Memory Management
12 2 (3.85%) Web Design
12 2 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) JavaScript
2 22 (42.31%) Java
3 15 (28.85%) C#
4 11 (21.15%) C++
4 11 (21.15%) C
5 10 (19.23%) PHP
5 10 (19.23%) SQL
6 8 (15.38%) Ruby
7 7 (13.46%) Objective-C
8 6 (11.54%) Python
9 4 (7.69%) PHP5
10 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Kony
3 1 (1.92%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Appcelerator
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Rate: £400 - £475 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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