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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 72 42 65
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +23
Contract jobs citing OO 19 39 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.74% 3.88% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 4.67% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 5
Median daily rate £350 £404 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.31% +24.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £464 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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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
921 835 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.19% 83.17% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 525 306
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 43
Median hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.77 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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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 5 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 5 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
Knutsford -10 4 £488 +30.00%
Warrington -11 4 £320 - 2
Crewe +3 2 £374 -
Chester -6 2 £453 +0.55% 4
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 5 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 12 (38.71%) C++
1 12 (38.71%) OOP
2 11 (35.48%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Java
4 9 (29.03%) JSON
5 8 (25.81%) TDD
5 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
6 7 (22.58%) HTML
6 7 (22.58%) Web Services
6 7 (22.58%) XML
6 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
7 6 (19.35%) jQuery
7 6 (19.35%) WPF
7 6 (19.35%) Use Case
7 6 (19.35%) Banking
7 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
7 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
7 6 (19.35%) Games
7 6 (19.35%) HTML5
7 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
7 6 (19.35%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (16.13%) CSS
8 5 (16.13%) WCF
8 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.90%) Android
9 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
9 4 (12.90%) PHP

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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 2 (6.45%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) JUnit
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Ant
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.23%) Gradle
4 1 (3.23%) Grunt
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
1 6 (19.35%) Games
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) C# Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) WPF Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Android Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.45%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Android Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Workday Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) JSON
3 7 (22.58%) HTML
3 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 7 (22.58%) XML
4 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
4 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
4 6 (19.35%) HTML5
4 6 (19.35%) jQuery
4 6 (19.35%) WPF
5 5 (16.13%) CSS
5 5 (16.13%) WCF
6 4 (12.90%) CSS3
6 4 (12.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (9.68%) SOAP
7 3 (9.68%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (6.45%) Android SDK
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.45%) Java EE
8 2 (6.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.23%) DTV
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.23%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Android
2 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) AIX
3 2 (6.45%) Mac OS
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
3 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) OOP
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) TDD
4 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (19.35%) Use Case
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) MVC
8 3 (9.68%) BDD
8 3 (9.68%) Data Governance
8 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (9.68%) Memory Management
8 3 (9.68%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) MVVM
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
8 3 (9.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) C++
2 11 (35.48%) C#
3 10 (32.26%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.90%) PHP
6 3 (9.68%) C
6 3 (9.68%) Objective-C
7 2 (6.45%) PHP 5
7 2 (6.45%) SQL
8 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.23%) Go
8 1 (3.23%) Groovy
8 1 (3.23%) Perl
8 1 (3.23%) Python
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Google
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle