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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 62 22 50
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +28
Contract jobs citing OO 4 58 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 6.44% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 8.35% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 29 15
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£273 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.16% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £282 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £430 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £328
% change year-on-year
+6.44% +0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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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
609 695 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.22% 77.22% 67.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 316 307
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 51 17
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.15 £22.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £67.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 -2 4 £273 -9.16% 5
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - - 1
Warrington - - - - 3
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Winsford - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - - 2
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (55.00%) HTML
4 10 (50.00%) CSS
5 9 (45.00%) Java
6 8 (40.00%) Marketing
7 6 (30.00%) JSON
7 6 (30.00%) RESTful
7 6 (30.00%) PHP
7 6 (30.00%) XML
7 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (30.00%) CSS3
7 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
7 6 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (25.00%) Adobe
8 5 (25.00%) MVC
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) MySQL
8 5 (25.00%) HTML5
8 5 (25.00%) PHP5
8 5 (25.00%) Web Design
8 5 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
8 5 (25.00%) Maven
9 4 (20.00%) TDD
9 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (20.00%) .NET
9 4 (20.00%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (15.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (10.00%) SQLite
4 1 (5.00%) Redis
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (25.00%) Maven
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
4 2 (10.00%) Xcode
5 1 (5.00%) QUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) CakePHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) JSON
3 6 (30.00%) RESTful
3 6 (30.00%) XML
3 6 (30.00%) CSS3
4 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) REST
5 4 (20.00%) Sass
5 4 (20.00%) LESS
5 4 (20.00%) OSGi
6 3 (15.00%) iOS SDK
6 3 (15.00%) PhoneGap
6 3 (15.00%) XHTML
6 3 (15.00%) LAMP
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) Web Design
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) OO PHP
5 3 (15.00%) OOP
5 3 (15.00%) OOD
6 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Memory Management
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) Android Development
7 1 (5.00%) User Stories
7 1 (5.00%) SEO
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Pay per click
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) PHP
4 5 (25.00%) PHP5
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) Kony
3 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Zend
Chester, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £190.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago