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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 48 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing OO 35 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.55% 0.76% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 1.01% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.83% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £357 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +6.66%
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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
804 597 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.62% 76.05% 75.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 297 229
Average daily rate £401 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Chester +8 8 £450 +28.57% 3
Knutsford - 4 £375 - 1
Warrington -12 2 - - 7
Daresbury - 2 £408 -
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (65.52%) Java
2 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (48.28%) JavaScript
4 27 (46.55%) HTML
4 27 (46.55%) OOP
4 27 (46.55%) TDD
5 25 (43.10%) Git (software)
6 20 (34.48%) SQL
6 20 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (31.03%) jQuery
8 16 (27.59%) Ant
8 16 (27.59%) JUnit
8 16 (27.59%) Web Services
9 14 (24.14%) CSS
9 14 (24.14%) C++
9 14 (24.14%) C
9 14 (24.14%) OOD
9 14 (24.14%) Linux
9 14 (24.14%) Waterfall
10 13 (22.41%) Windows
10 13 (22.41%) JSON
11 11 (18.97%) Maven
11 11 (18.97%) HTML5
11 11 (18.97%) BDD
11 11 (18.97%) Gradle
12 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
12 10 (17.24%) PHP
12 10 (17.24%) Finance
13 9 (15.52%) Objective-C

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (8.62%) Node.js
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) Confluence
3 2 (3.45%) JBoss
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) Mule
4 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
1 1 (1.72%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) MySQL
2 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.62%) DB2
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.72%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.72%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 25 (43.10%) Git (software)
2 16 (27.59%) Ant
2 16 (27.59%) JUnit
3 11 (18.97%) Maven
3 11 (18.97%) Gradle
4 9 (15.52%) Subversion
5 5 (8.62%) IntelliJ
5 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.17%) JIRA
6 3 (5.17%) Selenium
6 3 (5.17%) Artifactory
6 3 (5.17%) FishEye
7 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.72%) Hudson
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (82.76%) Developer
2 22 (37.93%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.52%) PHP Developer
4 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Team Leader
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.17%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Tools Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (3.45%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (1.72%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Architect
8 1 (1.72%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.72%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (46.55%) HTML
2 18 (31.03%) jQuery
3 16 (27.59%) Web Services
4 14 (24.14%) CSS
5 13 (22.41%) JSON
6 11 (18.97%) HTML5
7 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
8 9 (15.52%) .NET
8 9 (15.52%) J2EE
9 7 (12.07%) XML
9 7 (12.07%) Spring
10 6 (10.34%) Java EE
10 6 (10.34%) WSDL
11 3 (5.17%) RESTful
11 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
12 2 (3.45%) REST
12 2 (3.45%) OSGi
12 2 (3.45%) Android SDK
12 2 (3.45%) CakePHP
12 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.45%) Statistics
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Linux
2 13 (22.41%) Windows
3 6 (10.34%) Mac OS
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Vista
3 6 (10.34%) Windows XP
3 6 (10.34%) AIX
4 5 (8.62%) UNIX
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (3.45%) Android
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (46.55%) OOP
2 27 (46.55%) TDD
3 20 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (24.14%) OOD
4 14 (24.14%) Waterfall
5 11 (18.97%) BDD
6 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.07%) Web Development
7 7 (12.07%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (12.07%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.62%) AOP
10 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.90%) MVC
11 3 (5.17%) Scrum
11 3 (5.17%) Project Management
11 3 (5.17%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) Java
2 28 (48.28%) JavaScript
3 20 (34.48%) SQL
4 14 (24.14%) C++
4 14 (24.14%) C
5 10 (17.24%) PHP
6 9 (15.52%) Objective-C
6 9 (15.52%) Python
7 7 (12.07%) Ruby
8 6 (10.34%) C#
9 5 (8.62%) PHP5
10 3 (5.17%) Perl
11 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
1 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
1 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) JNBridge
3 3 (5.17%) Atlassian
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