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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 59 39 52
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Contract jobs citing OO 14 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.46% 3.65% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 4.60% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 10
Average daily rate £408 £294 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.72% -9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £235 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £395 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +7.14%
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
784 609 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.75% 79.40% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 382 325
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 47
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.84 £15.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OO
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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 5 £463 +49.19% 4
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £425 - 6
Macclesfield - 1 £475 - 1
OO
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 18 (54.55%) OOP
2 17 (51.52%) Java
3 16 (48.48%) XML
3 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (45.45%) Web Services
5 14 (42.42%) Windows
5 14 (42.42%) C++
6 13 (39.39%) Linux
6 13 (39.39%) Banking
6 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (36.36%) JSON
7 12 (36.36%) HTML
7 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
8 11 (33.33%) BDD
8 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 11 (33.33%) Windows XP
8 11 (33.33%) Degree
8 11 (33.33%) TDD
9 10 (30.30%) C
9 10 (30.30%) Finance
9 10 (30.30%) WSDL
10 9 (27.27%) Objective-C
10 9 (27.27%) Subversion
10 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
10 9 (27.27%) jQuery
10 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
11 8 (24.24%) HTML5
11 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
11 8 (24.24%) Mac OS
11 8 (24.24%) SDLC

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) JBoss
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
2 4 (12.12%) FTP
2 4 (12.12%) SMTP
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) Redis
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 9 (27.27%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Ant
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.03%) Gradle
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (39.39%) Banking
2 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Programmer
5 3 (9.09%) webMethods Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior webMethods Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SOA Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Virtualisation Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Workday Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) XML
2 15 (45.45%) Web Services
3 12 (36.36%) HTML
3 12 (36.36%) JSON
4 10 (30.30%) WSDL
5 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 9 (27.27%) jQuery
6 8 (24.24%) HTML5
6 8 (24.24%) Java EE
7 6 (18.18%) JDBC
7 6 (18.18%) SOAP
8 4 (12.12%) .NET
8 4 (12.12%) SAP XI
9 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 3 (9.09%) WCF
10 2 (6.06%) J2EE
10 2 (6.06%) JSP
10 2 (6.06%) REST
10 2 (6.06%) RESTful
10 2 (6.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) DTV
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.03%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 11 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 8 (24.24%) AIX
4 8 (24.24%) Mac OS
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Vista
6 4 (12.12%) Solaris
6 4 (12.12%) Unix
7 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.06%) Android
9 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.03%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) OOP
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (33.33%) BDD
4 11 (33.33%) TDD
5 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 8 (24.24%) SDLC
6 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
7 7 (21.21%) Data Protection
7 7 (21.21%) SOA
7 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.12%) ITIL
8 4 (12.12%) Migration
8 4 (12.12%) Scrum
8 4 (12.12%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (9.09%) Data Governance
9 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) C++
3 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (30.30%) C
5 9 (27.27%) Objective-C
6 7 (21.21%) SQL
7 4 (12.12%) C#
8 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.03%) Groovy
8 1 (3.03%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) Python
8 1 (3.03%) Ruby
8 1 (3.03%) Scala
8 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
3 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
1 4 (12.12%) SAP
1 4 (12.12%) webMethods
2 3 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Perforce
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