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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 24 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 25 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.93% 1.64% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 1.96% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 14
Median daily rate £430 £400 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £316 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +16.00%

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
408 764 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.47% 83.68% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 479 379
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.77% -45.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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

OO
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

OO
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 21 February 2017.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

OO
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

OO
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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +18 15 £438 +2.94% 2
Crewe - 3 £400 -
Warrington - 2 £313 - 3
Knutsford +7 1 £338 -21.73%
OO
North West

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 39 (90.70%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) Java
3 23 (53.49%) TDD
4 15 (34.88%) Finance
5 13 (30.23%) Scrum
6 12 (27.91%) jQuery
6 12 (27.91%) Web Services
6 12 (27.91%) OOP
7 11 (25.58%) J2EE
8 10 (23.26%) Python
9 9 (20.93%) UML
9 9 (20.93%) HTML
9 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
9 9 (20.93%) C#
9 9 (20.93%) CSS
9 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
9 9 (20.93%) NoSQL
10 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
10 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
10 8 (18.60%) Front End Development
10 8 (18.60%) Spring
10 8 (18.60%) MVC
11 7 (16.28%) SOAP
11 7 (16.28%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (16.28%) SQL
11 7 (16.28%) Banking
11 7 (16.28%) JSON
11 7 (16.28%) Open Source
11 7 (16.28%) Node.js
11 7 (16.28%) REST

OO
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 5 (11.63%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (6.98%) GlassFish
2 3 (6.98%) JBoss
2 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Magento
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.63%) MySQL
3 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) JUnit
3 3 (6.98%) Grunt
3 3 (6.98%) gulp
3 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.98%) Subversion
3 3 (6.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 2 (4.65%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.33%) Gradle
5 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.33%) JProfiler
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) Protractor
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Back Office
4 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Java Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Java Technical Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Lead Architect
5 4 (9.30%) PHP Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.98%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Digital Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) jQuery
1 12 (27.91%) Web Services
2 11 (25.58%) J2EE
3 9 (20.93%) CSS
3 9 (20.93%) HTML
4 8 (18.60%) Spring
5 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
5 7 (16.28%) Apache Camel
5 7 (16.28%) JSON
5 7 (16.28%) Node.js
5 7 (16.28%) REST
5 7 (16.28%) SOAP
6 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
6 5 (11.63%) Java EE
6 5 (11.63%) JPA
6 5 (11.63%) RESTful
6 5 (11.63%) XML
7 4 (9.30%) .NET
7 4 (9.30%) Ajax
7 4 (9.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Derivative
2 5 (11.63%) OTC Derivatives
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.33%) Clustering
6 1 (2.33%) DataPower
6 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Android
3 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (90.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) TDD
3 13 (30.23%) Scrum
4 12 (27.91%) OOP
5 9 (20.93%) UML
5 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
6 8 (18.60%) Front End Development
6 8 (18.60%) MVC
6 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
7 7 (16.28%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (16.28%) Open Source
8 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
8 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.95%) Microservices
8 6 (13.95%) Service Design
8 6 (13.95%) Use Case
9 5 (11.63%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (11.63%) DevOps
9 5 (11.63%) Project Management
9 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) Java
2 10 (23.26%) Python
3 9 (20.93%) C#
3 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 5 (11.63%) PHP
6 4 (9.30%) C++
7 2 (4.65%) Groovy
7 2 (4.65%) Perl
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) PhD
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Zend
3 2 (4.65%) hybris
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Kony
4 1 (2.33%) Perforce
4 1 (2.33%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.33%) Sybase
4 1 (2.33%) Twitter
4 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.33%) Yahoo!
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