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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 72 45 63
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Contract jobs citing OO 18 35 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.76% 3.56% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 4.27% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 8
Median daily rate £325 £404 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.50% +34.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £38.25 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+7.51% -4.96%
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
876 820 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.46% 83.33% 79.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 521 316
Median daily rate £435 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.61% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 32
Median hourly rate £22.54 £20.97 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% -40.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Warrington -11 4 £308 - 1
Chester -10 3 £453 +3.42% 7
Crewe - 2 £374 -
Macclesfield - 1 £350 -
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 13 (40.63%) C#
2 12 (37.50%) .NET
3 10 (31.25%) C++
3 10 (31.25%) OOP
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) CSS
4 8 (25.00%) HTML
4 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) JSON
5 7 (21.88%) HTML5
6 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 6 (18.75%) WPF
6 6 (18.75%) Use Case
6 6 (18.75%) jQuery
6 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Java
6 6 (18.75%) Games
6 6 (18.75%) MVC
6 6 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (15.63%) PHP
7 5 (15.63%) Web Services
7 5 (15.63%) XML
7 5 (15.63%) TDD
7 5 (15.63%) WCF
7 5 (15.63%) CSS3
7 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.50%) Memory Management
8 4 (12.50%) Banking
8 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering

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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 3 (9.38%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Google Play
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Grunt
2 2 (6.25%) JUnit
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Ant
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.13%) Gradle
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.75%) Games
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) C# Developer
3 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (9.38%) WPF Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Android Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.25%) Integration Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) CSS
2 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) JSON
3 7 (21.88%) HTML5
4 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 6 (18.75%) jQuery
4 6 (18.75%) WPF
5 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
5 5 (15.63%) CSS3
5 5 (15.63%) WCF
5 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 5 (15.63%) XML
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 4 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (9.38%) CakePHP
7 3 (9.38%) SOAP
7 3 (9.38%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (6.25%) LAMP
8 2 (6.25%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (31.25%) OOP
2 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
2 6 (18.75%) MVC
2 6 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
2 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
2 6 (18.75%) Use Case
3 5 (15.63%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) Memory Management
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) Data Governance
5 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) MVVM
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) C++
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) PHP
6 4 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (6.25%) PHP 5
8 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.13%) Go
8 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle